This video—taken by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument onboard NASA's Aura satellite—shows the ozone hole as it reaches its yearly maximum, 23 years after the ban of chlorofluorocarbons, once the heart of all fridges and hair spray cans worldwide.
The Aura Health Concept from Frog Design Mind attempts to fuse traditional healing and medical technology that is so cutting edge, we probably won't be able to build it for another 1,000 years. I could break down how it is supposed to operate, but the official description illustrates it best:
We love a crazy company like Solid Alliance that takes chances and does insane things much more than a company that just plays it safe and throws out yet another me too device and hopes it sells. Following up on their USB Food Hub and Food-shaped Flash Drives, SA's just released an Aura Monitor cellphone strap.
The Asus Aura wants you to pretend that it's not an iPhone rip-off, but that's essentially what it looks like, touchscreen and all. To be fair, it does do some things that the iPhone simply doesn't, such as HSDPA and UMTS. The difference? This Asus is just a concept that's years upon years away from ever coming out.
Compatible with both cellphones and PCs, the Aura Mobile Bluetooth speakerphone has four hours of talk time, 24 hours standby, echo cancellation, dual speakers, and weighs only nine ounces. There are also various accessories for it, like car power adapters and wall adapters, as well as an external mic. Available now…