A new hotline in Kenya helps protect women and girls from violence

Drought in a developing country can mean many things: a lack of water, a lack of food and nutrition, and a lack of economic growth that puts even more pressure on impoverished communities relying on farming for their livelihoods.  For women and girls, it also means a lack of protection. In Africa, women do 90% […]

Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram ‘favorites’

‘Favorites’ could change the way you use Instagram.Image: Sofia Iartseva/Shutterstock By Suzanne Ciechalski2017-06-23 22:52:50 UTC You may finally be able to ditch your Finstagram for  good. Instagram is testing out “favorites,” a whole new way of sharing photos with certain groups of people.  Basically, the feature allows users to have control over who sees specific […]

Talking to your car is better than ever, thanks to Nuance’s voice assistant

Get ready to have some real conversations with your car. No, not the kind where you scream at the navigation system for taking you through New Jersey, or break into a crying jag because the car ran out of gas somewhere between Brooklyn and Montauk. No, these are real conversations that might, in fact, head […]

Intel is bringing 5G, drones, and VR to the Olympics in 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showing off one of his Shooting Star drones.Image: lance ulanoff/mashable By Lance Ulanoff2017-06-21 18:10:41 UTC The next Olympic Games are gonna be lit… with technology. Intel, which became an official Olympic Partner on Wednesday (and makes most of the CPUs inside today’s PCs and all of them on Macs), promises to […]

The first deployable ‘soft’ robot has just been developed, and it’s perfect for space missions (Lexus)

Not the DeployBot, but still greatImage: kaboompics / pixabay By Nicole Herviou2017-06-21 18:49:53 UTC You’re probably familiar with robots. You’ve seen them in movies, in science class, and probably in your own hand in the form of a smartphone.  But prepare to be thrown for a loop, because there’s a new type of robot being […]

Hide Instagram selfies, Father’s Day photos, and other digital updates

The app world got some new updates this week.Image: lili sams/mashable By Molly Sequin2017-06-17 09:51:54 -0400 It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the latest and greatest app updates this week considering all the internet buzz around Jeff Session’s testimony. If that’s the case, take a chill pill. We’ve kept up for you. Each […]

These solar panels are actually creating drinking water out of thin air

An Arizona State University spin-off company, Zero Mass Water, is creating access to water for all, just like the air we breathe. Their special solar panels pull vaporize the air, condense it into water and then filter it using minerals. Read more… More about Arizona, Innovations, Solar Panels, Real Time Video, and Water Access Source […]

How innovations in technology have inspired creators throughout history (Paid Content by Lennox)

We’re living in a time in which every idea, thought, and dream that comes to the mind of a creative person can be translated into real life. Through the myriad tools at their disposal, the most abstract piece of art can literally have legs by way of state-of-the-art software, 3D printers, and advanced robotics. It’s […]

Can Radical Moov resuscitate the hoverboard market?

Don’t call Radical Moov a “hoverboard.” Yes, it’s a personal mobility device, and, yes, you stand on it. And — OK, sure — it also auto-balances while you ride by shifting your body weight. But it’s not another hoverboard. It’s an “electric sports rideable.” Former aerospace engineer and Radical Transport co-founder Nick Fragnito, who brought […]

8 ingenious innovations helping autistic children communicate

For autistic children, everyday interactions can be hard to decode. Socializing is often stressful, and expressing needs and emotions can be a struggle. But innovative tech solutions have come a long way to help empower the autistic community, enhancing communication through ingenuity. And we’re taking time to recognize some of these impactful and creative gadgets […]