Tagged: technology

The Cubli: A Gravity-Defying Cube

The Cubli is a 15cm cube that can jump, balance on it’s corner and even walk. Reaction wheels mounted on three of the four cube faces rotate at a very high angular velocity then brake suddenly, causing a jump. Once the cube has almost reached it’s corner, controlled motor torques are applied creating a corner balance. Oh and it can also walk. Welcome to the future.

What If You Could See Your Cellular Network? (5 pictures)

Your smartphone is an amazing piece of technology, but it would be nothing without a cellular network which gives you the ability to text, talk, and browse the web. You may not see the massive infrastructure used by your cellphone provider, but it’s there. Here’s what it would look like if you could see it…