WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 11, 2018 - The Apple I computer, created by Steve Wozniak is released in 1976
(Worldkings.org) Apple Computer 1, also known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak. Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs had the idea of selling the computer.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 11, 2018 - World's first autonomous shipping company announced in Norway
(Worldkings.org) Last May we heard about the Yara Birkeland, which is planned to be the world's first all-electric and autonomous container ship. When it enters full autonomous control in 2020, it will likely be under the auspices of the just-announced world's first autonomous shipping company, Massterly.
(Worldkings.org) While it's important for scuba divers to log the stats of their dives, it's also nice if they can learn about nearby dive sites they haven't tried before. The Mazu dive tracker is designed to help them do both.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 10, 2018 - "House of Wax" 1st color 3-D movie, premieres in New York in 1953
(Worldkings.org) House of Wax is a 1953 American color 3-D horror film about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays. Directed by Andre DeToth and starring Vincent Price, it is a remake of Warner Bros.' Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933).
(Worldkings.org) If you have a small child and a swimming pool, then it's at least a little likely that you may sometimes worry about said child falling into said pool. Well, it was with that concern in mind that British electrical engineer John Barstead created the Dolphin Alarm.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 10, 2018 - Silent headset lets users quietly commune with computers
(Worldkings.org) Advances in voice recognition technology have seen it become a more viable form of computer interface, but it's not necessarily a quieter one. To prevent the click-clacking of keyboards being replaced by noisy man-machine conversations, MIT researchers are developing a new system called AlterEgo that allows people to talk to computers without speaking and listen to them without using their ears.
(Worldkings.org) The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 09, 2018 - Purisoo bottle draws, filters and carries water in one convenient package
(Worldkings.org) Two common ways of filtering water are portable pump filters, such the MSR Guardian, and bottles with built-in filter straws, like this one from Vapur. Korean startup Purisoo combines those two concepts into one, creating a water bottle that can draw water in from a natural source, filter it and carry it through the wild. The design keeps microscopic nasties away from your lips and ensures you're only carrying clean water around.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 09, 2018 - It's the PROTEIN plaster! Bandage made with fibronectin found in baby skin speeds up wound healing and doesn't leave any scarring
(Worldkings.org) A plaster made with a protein found in very young skin has been found to speed up wound healing and leave no scars.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 08, 2018 - OAO 1, 1st orbiting astronomical observatory, launched in 1966
(Worldkings.org) The Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO) satellites were a series of four American space observatories launched by NASA between 1966 and 1972, which provided the first high-quality observations of many objects in ultraviolet light.