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.
MIT is making wallets that will vibrate when your bank account makes a transaction, will make it harder to open when money is tight, and will expand and shrink when you have more and less money respectively.
There is a phenomenon among obsessive smart phone users in which they would hear phantom vibrations when there aren’t any.
The SR-71 Blackbird, the fastest plane ever built, would go so fast its outside temperature would reach 572 F (300C). It had to be built with components that could grow as they heated. Because of this, the jet would leak fuel until it got hot.
There is a robot baby seal from Japan designed as therapy for dementia patients. It responds to touch and voices and even gets sleepy at night.