The US Government Just Gave Someone A $120 million Robotic Arm To Use For A Year

Johnny Matheny is the first person to live with an advanced mind-controlled robotic arm. Last December, researchers from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab delivered the arm to Matheny at his home in Port Richey, Florida. Aside from the occasional demo, this is the first time the Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL) has spent significant time out of the lab. Johns Hopkins...

Big Data: India’s Mumbai and Delhi Among The World’s Most ‘We Get High’ Cities

Indians just keep on rolling! Delhi and Mumbai ranked among the world’s top 10 cities with the highest rates of cannabis (marijuana or weed) consumption per year, according to a study by Seedo, an Israel-based firm that sells devices to grow weed at home. Across the border, Pakistan’s commercial capital, Karachi, where cannabis trade is illegal, is the second-largest consumer of cannabis across the...

This Smartphone App Is Developed for Super Bowl Security

Smartphone application to help with security efforts during the Super Bowl. Police in charge of guarding fans at the Super Bowl  have a new tool to help them keep crowds safe during the 10 days of festivities in Minneapolis this year. It's an app called, FieldWatch, that will help give police tactical awareness. Securonet developed the app at the request of...