I Clicked on an Ad. Found Something AWESOME!

This thing caught my eye. Mostly because I was watching what kind of ads we have here on Ochen.com I clicked, watch the video and I WANT ONE! Unlikely I’ll ever consider a purchase and it’s got limited use for most of us.  I think it’s the first great banner ad experience I’ve had in […]

Liftware’s Level electronic utensil helps people with Huntington’s feed themselves

Liftware, a company known for its Steady electronic spoon designed to help individuals suffering from hand tremors or Parkinson’s disease eat, is back with its second product, the Level. Like the Steady, the Level is an electronic eating utensil, and is the first product released by Liftware since its acquisition by Google and integration into […]

Students Have Made Martin Shkreli’s $750 Drug in Their Chem Lab for Just $2

Last year, hedge-fund manager Martin Shkreli made headlines for all the wrong reasons when he bought anti-parasitic drug Daraprim and jacked up the price overnight from $US13.50 to $750 a tablet. To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of […]

Small steps in Dupont Circle add up to strides toward cleaner energy

Pedestrians on Connecticut Avenue in Washington will be doing more than just walking. They’ll be powering outdoor street lighting through special tiles that harness the energy generated by footsteps. The completed tile installation is just south of Dupont Circle at the Connecticut Avenue Overlook pocket park, a site chosen for its high foot traffic. The […]

Tesla powers a whole island with solar to show off its energy chops

Tesla completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity this week, and, to celebrate, the company has announced a major solar energy project: wiring up the whole island of Ta’u in American Samoa. Previously, the island ran on diesel generators, but over the past year Tesla has installed a microgrid of solar energy panels and batteries that […]

This startup has built a prosthetic leg from sugar cane for disabled people to walk, dance and Rise

Prajwal Basavaraja is a 25-year-old student pursuing a Visual Graphics course in Bangalore. Although he is a leg amputee, he has never let his disability prevent him from realising his dream of becoming an athlete. Nagesh Chowdappa, another amputee hailing from the city, is a Team Lead at Infosys BPO. While he was awarded multiple […]