After hearing Google shut down their secret barges, Ashley and Rich reminisce on other projects Google has killed off. Also, they discuss a curious piece of couture that claims to change color based on brain activity (Rich says it looks like a fancy swim cap).
On today's show, we discuss Google killing its secret barge plans, exosuits helping shipbuilders lift heavy parts, and an odd couture headpiece that tracks brain activity.
Shipyard workers in South Korea have been testing prototype exosuits to aid construction.
This special suit, which weighs 530 pounds, lets divers go to depths of 1,000 feet, where water pressure is 30 times that of the surface.
Recreational divers must not go deeper than 100 feet, but this special suit, on display at the American Museum of Natural History, allows safe diving for hours.
A Japanese electronics company has built a fully operational robotic exoskeleton, accompanied by its very own Manga.
Nathaniel Stern dives beneath the sea armed with DIY photography rigs toggled from custom electronics. The artist's results? Bizarre and beautiful.
A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.
Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.
A working, wearable Japanese exoskeleton gets bulked up, thanks to some inspiration from a popular manga series.