Technology Fun Facts
Read great fun facts about technology and discoveries.
A pilot sitting in a pilot seat in the US can fly an aircraft and accomplish a successful mission of surveillance or missile strike over Iraq, Afghanistan, or anywhere else in the world.
Most famous prones today are the Predators. They could be flown for 40 hours at a time. Their high tech cameras can capture clear images from an altitude of 25,000 feet—these images can show people’s faces with clarity even during a cloudy night.
According to Columbia Journalism Review, in 2006 alone, the world produced 161 exabytes of digital information. To put this amount into perspective: if you include all the books ever written in the known history of human kind, the amount of written information will not come close to 161 exabytes. As a matter of fact, 161 exabytes is 3 million times the amount of written information in all the books worldwide. The number of exabyted is expected to increase dramatically in the next few years.
Gibson’s Robot Self-tuning Guitar
Perfected by Chris Adams, the Gibson’s Robot Self-tuning Guitar contains built-in microprocessors that are capable of tuning the strings to the correct pitch. It took Chris Adams about 10 years to perfect this self-tuning guitar. The guitar is capable also to switch to different tunings.
RIDGID® SeeSnake® micro™ Inspection Camera
RIDGID® SeeSnake® micro™ Inspection Camera allows you to look inside walls or other hidden places. The high-tech tool contains a 17 mm or 9.5 mm camera, 2.5 inch screen, and a three-foot long cable to inset through small openings. The tool is waterproof up to 10 feet under water.
TurboChef 30" Double Wall Speedcook Oven: its bottom cavity is a normal oven. Its top cavity allows you to do high-tech cooking magic! It uses Airspeed technology that allows cooking to be up to 15 times faster than regular ovens. A frozen pizza can be cooked in 90 seconds, and a roast of lamb is done in 4 minutes. The oven comes with 500 programmed settings.
Solar-Powered Golf Cart
SunRay SX2 golf cart: 72 photovoltaic solar cells on the roof power the 48-volt battery of this golf cart. The golf cart is priced at about $9,000. The golf cart can travel at a speed of 24 mph and can cover 49 miles.
This FDA regulated device helps you de-stress. The pulse sensor reads your finger pulse and reveals breath waves on the screen. Harmonize your breathing with the breath waves and feel your body relax.
Trip to Space for $200,000
Virgin Galactic plans in the near future to send people up to space. $200,000 could guarantee you a trip to space. Richard Branson and his group are in the process of building an aircraft that could carry 6 passengers to space to enjoy about an hour trip and experience weightlessness and have view of space.