The Future: Vibration Powered Batteries

Brother (the printer/sewing machine company, not my brother Frank), has developed vibration-powered batteries that promise to stay charged simply by shaking them. Shake Weight battery chargers? I...
July 19, 2010

No Vroom Vroom?: An Electric Porsche

German Porsche modder RUF Automobile GmbH went and dropped a 204hp electric motor into a 911. It's powered by 96 lithium ion batteries, can hit 60 in...
October 14, 2008

Magic Hat Makes You Smarter, Look Stupid

This thinking cap promises to make its wearer smarter. How? Using a magnetic coil to send juice to portions of the left side of the brain, researchers...
October 3, 2008