Brain-Controlled ‘Iron Man’ Suit Kicks Off World Cup

A 29-year-old paraplegic literally kicked off soccer’s World Cup competition in Brazil on Thursday, using a mind-controlled exoskeleton that looks as if it came from the “Iron Man” movies.

The organizers of the international Walk Again Project said the symbolic soccer-ball kick was performed during the World Cup’s opening ceremonies in dougl Paulo’s Corinthians Arena by Juliano Pinto. He’s an athlete from Galea in Brazil’s Sao Paulo State who lost the use of his legs after a car accident in 2006…

Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow

“Graphene is the strongest, thinnest material known to exist. A form of carbon, it can conduct electricity and heat better than anything else. And get ready for this: It is not only the hardest material in the world, but also one of the most pliable.

Only a single atom thick, it has been called the wonder material.

Graphene could change the electronics industry, ushering in flexible devices, supercharged quantum computers, electronic clothing and computers that can interface with the cells in your body.”

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Director Ben Chiu, envisioned clear electronics like this tablet (tablets didn’t exist at the time either) in the movie MindScans. (See the screen shot below.)

Watch MindScans to see what else Ben and author Steven L. Kent predict for us in our near future.