All GPS units sold in the civilian market have to be programmed to deactivate themselves if they detect they are traveling faster than 1200 MPH or are above 60,000 feet in altitude to prevent them being used in intercontinental ballistic missiles.
There’s a proposal to build an underground park within an old station in New York, lit by daylight transported by fiber optic cables to allow trees and grass to grow.
The University of Tokyo are developing a technology that allows tactile feedback from holograms.
Soldiers are developing relationships with their battlefield robots, naming them, assigning genders, and even holding funerals when they are destroyed.
90 to 95% of mobile phone sales in Japan were waterproof because Japanese young girls are so fond of their mobile phones they even use them in the shower.
There is a worldwide network of USB drives called Project Dead Drop. It involves USB drives that are plastered into brick walls with the connector sticking out. People who are aware of a drive’s location may download its content or upload whatever they please to it. There are currently about 1000 official Dead Drop locations.
Huggies has created a device that sends an alert to your iPhone when your baby pees. The plastic device, invented by Huggies Brazil was named the TweetPee. This device sits in your baby’s diaper and can detect changes in humidity. The device is connected to an iPhone app that sends you an alert when the humidity in your baby’s diaper indicates that he/she has peed. The app can also track your Huggies stock and allows you to buy new diapers online.
The first man to fly and the first man to walk on the moon were alive at the same time. Neil Armstrong was 17 when Orville Wright died.
There used to be fake Apple stores in China, even the staff were convinced they were working for Apple.