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Pagani and Airbus Team Up To Make The Infinio Jet Cabin
Pagani and AirBus. What do these two companies have in common? They’re at the very top of their respective industries, that’s what. That’s why when we heard … Read More
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Deals of Note: June 12, 2017
How to save on Levi’s jeans, a Schwinn bike tool and a Kindle bundle. Read More »
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The Best Hi-Fi Headphones and Speakers, All American Made
Makers of some of the most beautiful speakers and headphones on the planet. Read More »
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Fisker teases the production version of its EMotion EV
The Tesla-fighter is said to have a 400 mile range.Henrik Fisker is making a big bet on autonomous electric cars with his latest project, the Fisker EMotion. The famed car designer has revealed the final production design and for the most part, it stays true to the original concept. Those sleek, curvy…
Smartdome Prefab Shelters Offer A Glimpse At The Future Of Rural Living
Domed cities and shelters have been with us since the dawn of the 20th century. At least in science fiction, that is. But what happens when the … Read More
Man of Many
The Dell House by Elliott Architect Was Inspired by Nature
The Dell House is a cross-shaped house that was designed by Elliott Architects. This house is in the running for the 2017 Regional Riba Award—which recognises visionary, innovative architectural design. The house was built for a family that wanted a home that was sensitive to the surrounding area, while…
Milwaukee 25ft. Premium Magnetic Tape Measure $19.98
Milwaukee 25ft. Premium Magnetic Tape Measure $19.98
California Air Tools Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 5.5-Gal Air Compressor $120
California Air Tools Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 5.5-Gal Air Compressor $120
Don’t Be Late To Amazon’s One-Day Father’s Day Watch Sale
In my opinion, a classic wristwatch still looks better than any smartwatch, any day. Today only, pick up the perfect last minute Father’s Day gift: a watch. Amazon’s Gold Box can get them to you by Sunday, since they all have Prime shipping, with brands like Seiko (including the reader-favorite 5 series),…
Give The Gift Of Good Facial Hair With This Grooming Gold Box
If you need a quick, last minute Father’s Day gift idea, or just need a little nudge in the right skin care direction before summer, this Gold Box is for you. Not only is there the Philips Norelco Shaver 4500, there is fiber hair cream and beard oil from Every Man Jack. Maybe it’s time to drop a less…
You Didn’t Know a Remote Could Be This Smart – Get Logitech’s Harmony Elite for An All-Time Low Price
Logitech’s Harmony Elite is basically the grand poobah of TV remotes, with the ability to control up to 15 different devices, a capacitive touchscreen, the ability to build programs that control multiple devices with one touch, and a lot more.Read more…
The Awesomer
Jabii Toy Boxing Gloves
Price: $39+  | PledgeReal life Arms. Jabii is a spring-loaded toy boxing glove designed to be safe enough for children. It also has a premium variant that has an accelerometer and Bluetooth chip that works with an augmented reality app. More Awesome Stuff: Revoltech Wolverine Action FigureMeteorite…
Buy Anker’s 2-in-1 Cordless Vacuum, Get a Humidifier For Free
Anker’s HomeVac Duo has proven popular with our readers because of its (naturally) long-lasting lithium battery and its ability to convert into a hand vac, and if you buy one today, they’ll throw in a humidifier for free.Read more…
Craziest Gadgets
Super Mario Piranha Plant Puppet
Is there no greater story than that of a tiny plumber galavanting through the Mushroom Kingdom, leaping through pipes, avoiding turtles, collecting coins, smashing his head on question mark boxes, all in a quest to save the Princess? A story as old as time, a timeless tome, a tireless tide turning…
Save $7 On One of Our Readers’ Favorite USB Battery Packs
Anker’s PowerCore battery packs are by far our readers’ favorites, and the 15,600mAh model is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen today with promo code ANK15600. While it’s probably too big to keep in your pocket, it’s worth keeping a battery of this size handy for long flights, camping trips,…
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Bespoke Post’s Subscription Box Will Upgrade Your Life
Between the assortment of bills and Bed, Bath & Beyond 20% off coupons, we don’t get a lot of things in the mail we’re excited about. Bespoke Post is changing that. Every Bespoke Post themed box contains a collection of gear designed to upgrade your life. We’re talking things like whiskey kits, weekender…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
The Glonut Is The Ideal Midnight Snack
We’ve seen glowing cakes and pies in the past, but the concept is at its best when applied to a donut. I mean the name “Glonut” just works. See more on That’s Nerdalicious…
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Finger Kaleidoscope
LinkWhen someone sends us a dance video, the moves are performed with legs and arms. Not so in this clip from StatusSilver, choreographed by XTRAP, which features a synchronized performance by three sets of hands. It’s like a Busby Berkeley musical, but for fingers. More Awesome Stuff: Illusion of…
The Gadget Flow
Ringly – Smart Ring. Beautiful Tech.
A cocktail ring that keeps you connected? Brilliant. The Ringly ring syncs to your smartphone and discreetly alerts you of important messages, like texts, phone calls, emails, meeting alerts and other notifications. Use the Ringly mobile app to set custom colors and vibration patterns for different notifications…
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Embi Ambient Sound Player
Get creative on your next phone call when you have the Embi Ambient Sound Player. Connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth, you can accompany your phone calls with a variety of sounds. This is perfect for adding a little fun to your calls with new music or even pretending you’re pre-occupied. Embi…
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Flash Intelligent Electric Bike
Go further and get there faster with the Flash Intelligent Electric Bike. This personal vehicle is armed with a powerful 500-watt motor as well as a 36V battery. In addition, a single charge of the battery will give you an impressive range of up to 50 miles. The motor gives you that extra push when it…
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iMossi Minimalist Card Holder
Store all of your cards without bulking up your pocket with the iMossi Minimalist Card Holder. This system does more than just hold your cards, it also offers modern conveniences. Coming in two models, the N1 and the N2, the iMossi Card Holder also offers superior RFID blocking. This means your cards…
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SLOTPACK Waterproof Car Organizer
Keep your vehicle tidy for every trip with the SLOTPACK Waterproof Car Organizer. This compact system has a spot for everything you may need on a drive. SLOTPACK is designed to sit on your passenger seat to keep everything you need in reach. There are compartments for your drinks, snacks, and even your…
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Glowscenes Nature Inspired Lighting
Relax with nature right in your own home with Glowscenes Nature Inspired Lighting. This wonderful light combines technology with natural elements to produce a calming environment. The Glowscenes Light features a single solid blog of black walnut wood. The wood is cured with environmentally friendly oil…
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LunchSkins Recyclable and Resealable Sandwich Bags
Sack toxic plastic bags for good! Help the world by reducing plastic with the LunchSkins Recyclable and Resealable Paper Sandwich Bags. These 100% plastic-free, recyclable, and toxin-free, and totally food-safe eco-friendly bags replace single-use plastic bags. LunchSkins Recyclable and Resealable Paper…
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The Barn Is a Stunning House, Gym and Garage
Built by Carney Logan Burke Architects with interior design by WRJ Design Associates, The Barn is a 2,400-square-foot space designed to house everything except what you’d traditionally find in a barn. The newly built structure in Wilson, Wyoming, was constructed for a private client looking for a guest…
The Manual
Higher, Faster, Longer: The World’s 4 Most Extreme Zip Lines
If you’re an adrenalin junkie and need an (extra) reason to visit these four destinations, here are the most extreme ziplines on the planet. The post Higher, Faster, Longer: The World’s 4 Most Extreme Zip Lines appeared first on The Manual.
The Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger
The ultimate man cookbook, The Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger talks the soon-to-be drooling reader through all the stages to a that perfect burger, such as the soft bun, crunchy pickle, and how to create that juicy patty. Examples include a Wagyu cheeseburger and a Reuben burger…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Sanitation Worker Creates Public Library from Discarded Books
Bogota-based Jose Alberto Gutierrez has been collecting discarded books for two decades. Hi collection—which is upwards of 20,000—is made up mostly of books he picked up during his rounds as a sanitation worker. Taking up a few rooms in his family…… Continue…
EDC is Everyday Carry
My Well Red & Monster Blueprinted Everyday Carry
submitted by Athanasios Protopsaltis Victorinox Swisscard Lite Pocket Tool, RubyKeyport Slide 2.0Tcamp Red Aluminum Alloy Screw Lock CarabinerZippo Boho Red Floral Pocket Lighter, Street ChromeEDC Hand Spinner Tri Fidget Toy, Ultra Durable Build 1-5 Mins Spin Metal Stainless Steel Bearing (Red))Bicycle…
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9 Excellent Everyday Carry Flashlights
A well-rounded EDC should include a torch that’s lightweight, durable, long-lasting and, of course, bright. Read More »
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Father’s Day Gifts Dad Actually Wants: Style
It becomes easier as the years go by to allow style to be less of a factor in your life. Maybe you’ve settled down, found a comfortable job, and no longer feel the desire to impress. For the father who fights these urges sparkly tooth and finely trimmed nail, get him a gift from this […]
Bless This Stuff
Tentrr is the “Airbnb of camping?. This app/service aims to take all the hassle out of camping, it connects landowners with campers looking to enjoy the outdoors, and lets users find and book private campsites close to major cities. Camping becomes as easy as getting to a destination, and staying at…
Bless This Stuff
Nestled in the heart of Singapore?s Chinatown, Hotel Mono is a chic hideaway set in six historical shop houses, on the historic Mosque Street. The elegant monochrome themed hotel was idealised by local studio “Spacedge Designs?, and was designed for discerning travellers, with an emphasis on coziness….
The Manual
Rails Rides into Menswear with Super Soft Shirting
Handsome with a luxurious hand feel, the new men’s shirts by Rails are made to be some of your favorites. The post Rails Rides into Menswear with Super Soft Shirting appeared first on The Manual.
The Awesomer
LEGO Saturn V Modded
LinkAfter watching Adam Savage and his pals assemble the new LEGO Saturn V rocket, we already wanted one. But JK Brickworks went and made it even more droolworthy, adding LEDs to the engines, as well as a speaker that plays sounds from NASA’s Apollo missions. More Awesome Stuff: Tested Builds the…
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The Most Well-Designed iPhone Apps of 2017
Design has always been at the forefront of the Apple experience. It’s why Steve Jobs wouldn’t let you have a two-button mouse and why iPhone packaging is so clean. The Apple Design Awards continue this tradition, as the Cupertino company recognizes apps that are beautiful and clever. Twelve apps just…
Stealth Fidget Spinners
Need a fidget spinner? Forget the ubiquitous plastic variety. Stealth Fidget Spinners takes the toy to the extreme. At their center lies a removable, whisper-quiet R188 bearing, covered by a finger hold on either side and surrounded by hefty metal blades for longer spin times. Their flagship spinners…
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Give Dad the Gift of Fresh Beer on Tap With Hopsy
Don’t give dad another tie. This Father’s Day, bring the taproom home with the SUB by Hopsy. Developed in partnership with KRUPS®, the device brings fresh craft beer on tap into your home. Small enough to fit on a counter top, the SUB keeps beer cold, fresh and carbonated for up to 15 days. Once you…
Cooking Cheap Steak vs Expensive Steak
Whether it’s an expensive cut of ribeye or a cheap hanger steak, there’s no reason to be nervous about cooking it to perfection. While cooking a steak isn’t difficult, there…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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How to Sh*t in the Woods
Another thing you’re probably doing wrong. Read More »
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8 Pairs of Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Your Next Flight
Crying children, the coughers and sneezers, the flight attendant buzzers, and **shudder** the whirring of those damn jet engines. There they all are, waiting to completely ruin your work trip to Boise. If you’re a frequent flyer, you already know the single most important piece of gear in your carry-on…
GoPro Remote 1.0 and Wrist Housing Bundle $19
GoPro Remote 1.0 and Wrist Housing Bundle $19
EDC is Everyday Carry
XERIC RQ & SQ Watches
submitted by Everyday Carry “Xeric expands its line with a sweet new series of timepieces. The right side indicates the time in 5-minute increments, while left-hand dials include a 24-hour display and a 60-second stopwatch. Available in round and square cases and…” (via TheAwesomer)Read More
Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh With This Discounted Rubbermaid Container
Usually, when there’s a deal on Rubbermaid’s top-selling FreshWorks containers, it’s on the 2-pack. But today, you can augment your collection with an individual large container for $12, the lowest price in over a month. Read more…
Coleman CPX 6 Ultra High Power LED Spotlight (250 Lumens) $27.99
Coleman CPX 6 Ultra High Power LED Spotlight (250 Lumens) $27.99
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Coleman, ModCloth, Reebok, Society6, and More
Amazon’s Coleman camping sale, a sitewide markdowns from Society6, an extra discount on Reebok Outlet styles, and more lead Monday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
Double Your iPhone 7’s Battery Life For $17
The iPhone 7 has pretty good battery life, but it could always be better. So if you don’t want to carry around a USB battery pack and spare cable, this ZeroLemon case can double your phone’s runtime for just $17.Read more…
Rapha x Silca Tool Kit
A special version of the renowned HX-One set, this Rapha x Silca Tool Kit is an heirloom-quality collection of bike tools. Included in the sets are all the most common…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Port Roycroft Pants
If Matthew McConaughey were pants, he’d be these Roycroft Pants from Port. As laid back as a slow southern drawl, and as beach ready as a six pack of abs (what?), the relaxed fit pants are crafted in the USA out of Japanese cotton twill and have an elastic waistband with a natural cotton drawstring…….
Sit Hip Air Lounger 4-Pack
A Sit Hip for you, a Sit Hip for Stu, one for Phil, and the last goes to…check it out, Alan. This Aztec print really brings out the caramel tones of your satchel. Click here and enter to win a set of 4 Sit Hip Air Loungers in your choice of Instagram-worthy Aztec, Camo, Anchor, and Succulents designs!…
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Should You Buy a Laptop, Chromebook or Tablet?
They all connect to the web. And most of them run apps. So what’s the difference? Read More »
Tools and Toys
Kitchen Gizmo Simplified Sous Vide Immersion Circulator
For those who want to try sous vide cooking but find the price tag for a nice immersion cooker just a bit too high — for example, the $169 Anova 900-watt, which we briefly mentioned here — the Kitchen Gizmo sous vide machine is a not-as-fancy-but-still-reliable alternative that’s also easier on the wallet…
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Give Your Dad the Gift of Good Grooming this Father’s Day
Whether your dad is meticulous in appearance or considers Irish Spring a do-it-all grooming wonder, a grooming gift box is a gift either type can appreciate. The post Give Your Dad the Gift of Good Grooming this Father’s Day appeared first on The Manual.
Pretend to Be an Adult With 20% Off Everything, Plus Free Shipping, at Society6
If you need some really great home decor on the cheap, Society6 is your best friend. The already-affordable art and decor site is giving an extra 20% off everything they sell, plus free shipping, until midnight (PT) tonight.Read more…
Shinola Bedrock Watch Collection
The company’s first timepiece made specifically to pair with dress clothes, the Shinola Bedrock Watch Collection brings the company’s handsome aesthetic to the board room. A highly-accurate Argonite 1069 movement…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
The Awesomer
If Animals Were Round
LinkThe animators from Rollin’ Wild envision what the world would be like if all animals were round and puffy, as if they were balloon floats in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. While they’re definitely silly looking, we’re glad there’s such a thing as natural selection. More Awesome Stuff: What…
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If You Already Own an Xbox, Is the Xbox One X Worth It?
Depends how much you plan to play it. Read More »
Peep This: Geomatrix Magnetic Building Blocks | Ep. #25
Buy here: Get a first look at one of Vat19’s newest products, the Geomatrix Magnetic Building Block Set, in this unboxing video. ******************* We Peep It, You Keep It! Want to win your own set of Geomatrix Magnetic…
Biostrap Total Health Wearable
With Biostrap you don’t need to choose whether to wear your activity tracker on your wrist or your shoe, your upper or your lower body: this total health system comes with a pair of symbiotic wearables that sync to analyze both. Since our bodies’ range of movements is as varied and complex as our…
Yamaha XV920 by Ugly Motors
Tearing through the streets of Poland without regard.
FLIR One Pro Infrared Smartphone Camera
Crazy powerful infrared camera for tackling home improvement problems.
Upgrade to Ghostek’s Wireless Over-Ears For $70
If Sony’s noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphone deals are a little out of your price range, Ghostek’s well-reviewed soDrop 2s are also on sale today for $70, a rare discount from their usual $80. They run for 14 hours on a charge and boast a 4.6 star review average, so if you’re a fan of their angular…
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Konieczny’s Safe House is All of Your Childhood Fort Dreams Come True
This nature-inspired home is both a fortress and minimalist masterpiece The post Konieczny’s Safe House is All of Your Childhood Fort Dreams Come True appeared first on The Manual.
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What Your Girlfriend Wants You to Wear
A large part of the reason we try to look good is to impress the fairer sex. So it couldn’t hurt every once in a while to get a woman’s perspective on the clothing and accessories she’d prefer. We turned to our friends at Style Girlfriend to do just that. Here are the new pieces […]
Mac Knife Professional 8″ Hollow Edge Chef’s Knife $119.99
Mac Knife Professional 8″ Hollow Edge Chef’s Knife $119.99
Gear Patrol
The 12 Best-Designed iOS Apps of 2017
Showcasing the outstanding apps of 2017 based on design, creativity, and innovation. Read More »
The 10 Best Gum Sole Sneakers For Men
Summer’s most time honored sneaker style.
The Awesomer
Candy Blox Bulk Pack
Price: $20  | BuyThese stackable candies work like LEGO blocks, but taste like PEZ. These edible building blocks come in a big 3 pound bag (~450 pcs), so you can build your own personal Taj Majal, then chomp on it like some kind of hungry Kaiju. More Awesome Stuff: Krispy Kreme Jelly BeansArmy…
The Manual
Get Baked with These Sunless Tanners
Use one of these sunless tanners and start your summer with a healthy man tan. The post Get Baked with These Sunless Tanners appeared first on The Manual.
Samsung CHG90 49-inch Ultrawide Monitor
Forget dual displays. The Samsung CHG90 49-inch Ultrawide Monitor is the only one you’ll need considering it’s essentially the size of two 27-inch 16:9 monitors slapped together. Designed first and foremost for gamers with a 32:9 aspect ratio and curved panel, it features HDR capabilities for correcting…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Airbnb + Go Hasegawa’s Cedar House in Yoshino, Japan
In Japan’s Nara prefecture, the rural town of Yoshino now plays host to a community-run Cedar House, available on Airbnb. Designed by the accommodation service’s studio (known as Samara) and Tokyo-based architect Go Hasegawa, the building was constructed…… …
Lightning Deal: Amazon’s Selling Refurbished Echoes For Just $110, If You Hurry
Amazon’s already promoting solid Father’s Day deals on the entire Echo and Kindle lineup, but if you don’t mind buying a refurb, this Lightning Deal blows everything else we’ve seen out of the water. $110 is $25-$40 less than the usual refurb price, $70 less than buying it new, and the best price we’ve…
Sun Joe iON 1160PSI 600W 5Ah Cordless Pressure Washer $199
Sun Joe iON 1160PSI 600W 5Ah Cordless Pressure Washer $199
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We’re Really Into This Swedish Outdoor Brand — and It Isn’t Fjällräven.
Our new favorite Swedish outdoor brand puts sustainability and durable outdoor gear in sync. Read More »
Poweradd Pilot 2G Slim 8200mAh Portable Charger $8
Poweradd Pilot 2G Slim 8200mAh Portable Charger $8
The Awesomer
Star Wars 40th Anniversary Pinball
Price: $6199-$8999  | BuyStern’s new machines feature imagery and sounds from the original trilogy. They have color-changing LEDS, and models of the Millennium Falcon and a TIE Fighter. Upgraded Limited and Premium models get two LCD screens, an exploding Death Star, and more. More Awesome…
Cool Hunting
Herman Miller’s New Live OS System: Smart office furniture that helps with posture, breaks and wellness
From cubicles to open-plan shared workspaces, the office is an ever-evolving beast. No longer is it a one-size-fits-all concept—from standing desks to napping pods and more, employers are finding new and tech-forward ways to keep their employees…… Continue…
ModCloth’s Up to 40% Off Sale is Heating Up
Now is the time to get your summer wardrobe in order (before you sweat your way through the week. Right now, ModCloth is giving you up to 40% off all sale styles. There is so much to choose from, so get ready to take a little bit of time to look through.Read more…
EDC is Everyday Carry
An Intro to Tactical EDC Bags
submitted by Jonathan Tayag If you’re looking for a bag you can rely on day in and day out, it’s hard to beat a tactical nylon bag. They’re popular for EDC because their design and construction put them a step above your run of the mill bookbags. Unlike most casual bags, tactical packs are built to…
Berkshire House
Resting on a rocky ledge in rural Massachusetts, the Berkshire House puts a loft apartment in amongst the trees. The site’s biggest obstacle became the home’s main feature, turning an…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Porsche previews its most powerful street-legal 911 ever
The 2018 GT2 RS is coming and it’s ready to take on the world’s best.One of the biggest highlights at yesterday’s Xbox E3 conference wasn’t a game, Porsche used the event as the worldwide debut of its fastest 911 ever, the 2018 GT2 RS. The company’s exclusivity to EA just expired and now Porsche is taking…
Zenbivy Makes Any Place a Great Place To Sleep
Zenbivy is a hybrid sleeping bag/quilt designed for versatility and comfort whether you’re napping in the hammock, couch camping or counting every ounce for lightweight backpacking. It features the natural warmth of down filling & both left & right side zippers, a cinch at the feet for ventilating…
Not Your Standard Seat: The STIX Bench/Table
Made in America by master craftspeople, the STIX bench/table is a versatile piece of modern furniture highlighted by materials and dimension. Constructed with raw brass-plated steel, and 121 separate “stix” of oiled & waxed walnut, it functions as a table or solo bench, with a surface that conforms…
The Ultimate Pink Floyd Photo Book: Their Mortal Remains
Published to accompany the Victoria & Albert Museum’s retrospective show currently on display through October in London, Their Mortal Remains book is a 304-page collection of images and insights celebrating 50 years of one of rock’s most iconic, important & enduring bands. It is the first-ever…
DUSICHIN 1/4″ Adjustable Snow Foam Lance & Foam Cannon $16.60
DUSICHIN 1/4″ Adjustable Snow Foam Lance & Foam Cannon $16.60
This Seven-Blade Razor Actually Exists, And You Can Get It For $14 With 10 Cartridges [Exclusive]
Dorco, the best deal in razor blades, is offering an insane discount on their seven-blade (yes, seven) Pace 7 razors today. Just use promo code KINJA7CC at checkout, and you’ll get the handle and 10 cartridges for just $14, plus free shipping. Your stubble won’t stand a chance.Read more…
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Wood & Spool Tool Rolls
Price: $54-$74  | BuyKeep all of your tools, pencils, art supplies, and other small items organized with these handmade waxed cotton oilcloth tool rolls from Wood & Spool. They come in a variety of sizes and colors, and can be personalized with your name or initials for an extra $5. More…
Psychology and the Sound of Video Games
Video games are all about immersing the player in the developer’s world — whether that’s an alien planet or a historically based first-person shooter. While graphics get the lion’s share…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Samsung QLED Curved Gaming Monitor
Immerse yourself in your games like never before with the Samsung QLED Curved Gaming Monitor. Measuring 49 inches across, it envelopes you in high-quality images, thanks to features like Quantum…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Man of Many
Adrenaline-Fuelled Sailing on Land with the Venturi Y Concept Sand Yacht
On Man of Many, we often feature cool rides. Whether they travel by air, water or land. When we saw this sharp Venturi Y Concept Sand Yacht, we knew we had to feature it. So, what is a sand yacht? A sand yacht is a small vehicle that was designed to be driven on the sand. They are pushed entirely […]Visit…
The Original Bacon Kit
Bacon the way nature intended.
Gear Patrol
9 Last-Minute EDC Gifts for Dad
A wallet, knife, sunglasses and more. Read More »
Sharkk Boombox+ 20-Watt Bluetooth Wireless Speaker $39.99
Sharkk Boombox+ 20-Watt Bluetooth Wireless Speaker $39.99
COWIN DiDa 15W Wireless Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker $59.99
COWIN DiDa 15W Wireless Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker $59.99
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
5-in-1 BBQ Grill Multi-Tool
This innovative grilling tool set combines a stainless steel spatula, meat fork, silicone basting brush, corkscrew/wine lever, and a bottle opener all in a compact folding pocketknife design.Click Here For Complete Details
Coolest Gadgets
E FUN Nextbook Flexx 11A tablet: So easy to use, even dads get it
Father’s Day is coming, and if you have already run out of ideas on what to get him, here is something that is worth checking out that does not cost an arm and a leg. The E FUN Nextbook Flexx 11A tablet. This particular tablet from E FUN will run on Windows 10 as the operating system of choice, and is…
The Awesomer
Marble-cutting Robot
LinkFor their 2014 project Carrara Robotics, Jelle Feringa and Lucas Terhall demonstrated how an Odico architectural robot can be used to cut organic shapes out of marble, as it twists and turns a wet saw blade through a slab of stone like a hot knife through butter. Skip to 1:00. More Awesome Stuff:…
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Does free will really exist ? | Parvy Palmou | TEDxUniversityoftheAegean
H Πάρβη Πάλμου B.Sc. M.A. ολοκλήρωσε τις σπουδές της στο University of Indianapolis όπου πήρε το πτυχίο Master in Clinical Psychology η ενασχόληση της με τη Φιλοσοφία και τον Υπαρξισμό την ώθησε να κάνει μετεκπαίδευση στη Θεραπεία Gestalt (Gestalt Institute of San Fransisco). Παρουσιάζει εργαστήρια και…
The Straight Dope
The Straight Dope: What happens to all the stuff that goes down the toilet?
A Staff Report from the Straight Dope Science Advisory Board What happens to all the stuff that goes down the toilet? November 2, 2004 Dear Straight Dope: Let’s assume there are eight million people in New York city, and half of…
Big Think
Is Fasting the Key to a Healthy Diet?
Research on varied forms of intermittent fasting is proving to be of value.Read More
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Unweaving the fabric of the Universe | Mairi Sakellariadou | TEDxUniversityoftheAegean
Η Μαίρη Σακελλαριάδου είναι καθηγήτρια Θεωρητικής Φυσικής στο King’s College του Πανεπιστημίου του Λονδίνου. Ξεκίνησε τις σπουδές της στο Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών αποκτώντας πτυχίο Μαθηματικού και συνέχισε στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Cambridge με Master στην Θεωρητική Αστροφυσική. Μετά την ολοκλήρωση…
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Can Math Save American Democracy?
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.Read More
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The Omnibus Republican Snowflake Thread
I’ll start this off with a rousing cheer to our Snowflake-in-Chief! Apparently Britain has to be a safe space if Trump’s gonna go over there. Poor thing won’t go somewhere where there might be big protests, it might hurt his precious feelings.
Baking in Space Is About to Be the Most Delicious Experiment
Living in space is rife with challenges, among them, grappling with a gaping void of loneliness and dealing with a subpar food selection. Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have the unique torture of being so close to Earth, yet so far away from all its tasty delights. But one German…
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Viewing a small screen close to my face vs larger screen several feet away..
I can’t think of a clear way of asking this as a question, so I’ll just explain what I’m getting at. I’m currently typing this on my 15.6 inch screen laptop. Said screen about 18 inches from my face. To the right of the screen (my right), in the background is my 32 inch HD television. I’d guess it’s…
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Trump’s enemies list
Nixon rather famously had an “enemies list” that was sent by Nixon to John Dean (later served 4 months after pleading guilty to obstruction). The purpose of the list was to Quote: “screw” Nixon’s political enemies, by means of tax audits from the Internal Revenue Service,…
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So my kid wants to learn how to build computers….
… and I have no clue on how to get him started. the soon to be 13 year old has expressed a strong interest in learning how to build computers from the ground up, then program them. He is a gamer, and has a naturally curious and scientific/ mathematical mind that is driving this, and he gets super fanboy-ish…
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Gravity question
Do objects fall towards the center of the of the Earth because space is curved that way or because the object moves to a position where time passes more slowly.
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Al Franken: “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate” | Talks at Google
What happens when a comedian runs for Senate, squeaks out a win, and turns out to be… really great at it? In his new book, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) takes readers behind the scenes of his life from SNL to the campaign trail and election—including an eight-month recount…
How to Fall Down 
Don’t do this. Photo by Amelia Wells.You might not think tripping and falling a few feet would do a whole lot of damage, but you’d be dead wrong.Falling injuries are the most common cause of injury-related emergency room visits, with nearly 8 million cases happening every year. These types of tumbles…
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Cooking by time vs doneness
Another thread discusses the doneness of grilled burgers (juices run clear). I never check the doneness of my burgers (or chicken or pork chops), because I keep track of how long I’ve cooked them. And, the way I grill (generally removing from the hottest heat for the last portion) there us usually…
If Starship Troopers Was Serious, Its Trailer Would Look Like This
Paul Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers is a timeless movie because it works on so many levels. Is it a kick-ass science fiction action film? Yes. Is it a subversive allegory about war? Yes. Does it have complete control of its weirdness? Absolutely. And yet, it can still be more.Read more…
Why Your Next Wi-Fi Router Must Have MU-MIMO
If your current wireless router is more than two years old, you may want to consider shopping for a replacement — but not just any replacement. These days, if you’re going to purchase a new router, it really ought to support MU-MIMO technology for maximum wireless performance. This may not seem that…
How to De-Stink Your Kitchen Without an Exhaust Fan
Photo by 一人寿司-Hitori Sushi.If your kitchen didn’t come with an exhaust fan, you may feel like you have to forgo cooking certain foods that tend to linger, smell-wise. Luckily, your frying and high-heat searing days are not behind you, as there are several strategies you can implement to de-stink and…
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Snapshots for an Entrepreneurial Life | Siddharth Mehta | TEDxNITRaipur
Delve into the intricacies of an entrepreneur’s unembellished life… Siddharth Mehta is an educationist, counselor, motivational speaker and blogger. He is the centre head of Career Launcher Bhilai. He is also the co-founder of the highest rated knowledge app ‘Knappily’ which intends to cater to the…
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Can E-Sports Thrive in India? | Nishant Patel | TEDxNITRaipur
Esports is a burgeoning industry in India. Here is the chance to look at it through the eyes of one of the best casters in the country. Former pro-gamer turned commentator and entrepreneur, Nishant is the first founding member of AFK Gaming and has spearheaded its creation and growth into a premiere…
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Can Someone Please Explain This To Me (Sunrise/Sunset Direction)
Everyone knows the old line — the sun rises in the East and sets in the West. And, most of us know that that’s not exactly true – on most spots on the globe, the position on the horizon where the sun sets shifts a bit north or south (depending on the season) from day to day, reaching one extreme at…
This Ad Blocker Replaces Ads with Affirmations
Screenshot via IntentlyAd trackers know everything about you, and so target you with ads you’re most likely to click on. Ad-blocking software either removes or blocks these ads from running, leaving empty boxes or grey banners in their wake. But if you hate negative space and love positive mantras, Intently…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
hookie black mamba urban caferacer motorcycle injects venom inside
based on a 1973 honda ‘CB550’, the hookie ‘black mamba’ motorcycle focuses on the power and inner values, rather than just its striking appearance. The post hookie black mamba urban caferacer motorcycle injects venom inside appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Studio Makkink & Bey’s wheelie-bin toilet harvests human waste for electricity and compost
Aiming to change our attitudes towards our own excrement, Dutch design duo Makkink & Bey have created a toilet that collects poo and wee before turning it into compost. Read more
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ministry of design takes over china’s coastline with a zig zag show gallery
the building responds to the coastal setting and is finished in weather-sensitive panels on its exterior and timber strips on the interior for a more natural feel. The post ministry of design takes over china’s coastline with a zig zag show gallery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Spectacular land art sculpture is carved into the earth like branching rivers
Budapest-based artist Krisztián Balogh created a stunning piece of land art that looks as perfect as a digital rendering. Created in 2012, the land sculpture, called World Tree, was carved from peat bog in the shape of a tree viewed from an aerial perspective. The hand-carved…
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joel filipe explores geometric surfaces of the MAAT museum in lisbon
the roof provides a gathering space during the day and a place to screen films at night. The post joel filipe explores geometric surfaces of the MAAT museum in lisbon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Dezeen’s Top Jobs of the Week: Zaha Hadid Architects, Snøhetta, WeWork and More
Big firms and major institutions are looking for talented individuals to join them this week.
Be Open / Atelier d’Architecture Brenac-Gonzalez
© Ştefan Tuchilă Architects: Atelier d’Architecture Brenac-Gonzalez Location: Paris, France Architect In Charge: Jean Pierre Lévêque Area: 9630.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Ştefan Tuchilă , Sergio Grazia General Contractor: CSB …
Garden House
For the conception of the house, an enclosure of a central patio is used, which is surrounded by the domestic program. Common areas, studies and bedrooms are determined by the idea of nature inscribed in the patio. The perimeter of the program is in its turn formed by native gardens composing the rhythm…
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neyk’s personal submarine is built to navy + NASA specifications
ocean submarine collaborates with rolls-royce, MTU, and bosch in creating a 63 foot submarine that transports twelve passengers, reaching depths of 500 m. The post neyk’s personal submarine is built to navy + NASA specifications appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A Selection of Impressive Perspective Sections
First Place XVIII CAP 2014 Contest, Social Housing of Average Height / USACH. Courtesy of Team 160 The perspective section is an increasingly popular form of architectural representation, one that is most commonly used in architectural competitions since it allows a technical drawing to be…
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behnaz farahi’s ‘bodyscape’ syncs human bodily movement with LED light
using interactive lighting, behnaz farahi’s 3D-printed garment amplifies the aethetics of human movement, creating an illuminated choreography of the body. The post behnaz farahi’s ‘bodyscape’ syncs human bodily movement with LED light appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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TONO, the Unique Bathroom Collection for the 21st Century: Interview with Foster+Partners
When an internationally renowned architecture and design practice collaborates with a globally respected ceramic and bathroom manufacturer to create a new bathroom range, you can be sure of a striking result. And so, when London-based Foster + Partners joined forces with the Castellón-based Porcelanosa…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This gigantic floating Manta Ray could naturally purify Seouls river
What if our city infrastructure could also repair the damage we’ve done to nature? Vincent Callebaut’s Manta Ray is an experimental landscape design that aims to sustainably restore the natural environment in Seoul. Developed for an international competition, Manta Ray is a floating ferry terminal proposal…
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Study reveals where climate change is most likely to induce food violence
Due to climate change, melting glaciers are expected to raise sea levels, resulting in flooding in mass catastrophes. Believe it or not, this won’t be the worst effect of global warming. According to a new study published in the Journal of Peace Research — the first ever to take into account climate…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
LeapHome unveils sustainable, super-efficient Frame prefab
LEAPfactory, the Italy-based company known for building prefabricated structures in extreme locations, just unveiled their first LeapHome model. Frame is a two-story, 1,400 square foot home built with minimal impact on the environment: “sustainability in deeds not words” according to LEAPfactory. An…
Prismatic Skylights
All Sunoptics® Skylights feature patented prismatic lenses that evenly distribute daylight throughout a space. These lenses capture more low-angle sunlight than competitive skylights — allowing daylight for more hours of the day for more days of the year in more geographic locations. Sunoptics Prismatic…
YourOwnMaps: Turn Your Favorite City Into Wall Art
What is YourOwnMaps? YourOwnMaps is a brand-new, San Francisco-based company that offers…
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First Hyperloop test track in Europe completes
Bring on the pods! The development of a Hyperloop transit system—giant pneumatic tubes carrying people in pods at very high speeds—took another step forward with the completion of Europe’s first Hyperloop test tube. The facility at TU Delft measures roughly 100 feet long and 10.5 feet in diameter. Though… – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
40 Sublime Swimming Pool Designs for the Ultimate Staycation
Nothing is more relaxing than lounging by a stunning pool and going for a swim. Many of us have to travel for that luxury but a lucky few have a backyard getaway featuring the latest swimming pool designs to “staycation” in.We’ve rounded up 40 of the most sublime swimming pool designs for you to enjoy….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Gargantuan lace sea urchins light up the night along Singapore’s marina
This lacy installation showcased at Singapore’s iLight Marina Bay Festival looks like a giant urchin that filters sunlight during the day and glows at night. Choi+Shine Architects constructed the installation as a “lacy room” which the visitors can experience from both the outside and the inside, and…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Scientists unveil first printable, stable perovskite solar cell good for 10K hours
The mineral perovskite has been touted as the next big thing for renewable energy, giving solar cells a 31 percent maximum efficiency – but it’s water-soluble and tends to degrade quickly in real world conditions. Scientists at institutions in Switzerland and Italy may have finally achieved what researchers…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Former NASA chief scientist says Americans ‘under siege’ from fake climate news
The science is in on climate change – it’s real and impacting Earth right now. But not all Americans are aware of the threat, according to former NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan. She said the country’s citizens are “under siege by fake information that’s being put forward by people who have a profit…
Design Milk
The BMW Motorrad Concept Link Foretells the Future of Urban Mobility
The main course of our recent trip to the supremely scenic backdrop of Italy’s Lake Como for the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 was undoubtedly in service of witnessing the unveiling of the BMW Concept 8 Series. But we haven’t forgotten BMW also served up a tasty appetizer beforehand…
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The Bicycle, 200 years old today, was a timely response to an environmental crisis
Baron Karl von Drais needed a way to replace his horse; today we need a way to replace the car.
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Happy 200th birthday to the bicycle!
Impress your friends with some little known facts about these amazing machines to celebrate the birthday of the bicycle
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Three Unique Collections of Modern Party Supplies
Today we’re shining the spotlight on three unforgettable collections of modern party supplies! Gone are the days when the large party supply stores were your main option for making your celebration a memorable one. Instead, a new range of artists and designers are creating inspired (and inspiring) products…
Edmonds + Lee creates white Switchback House for sloped street in San Francisco
The founders of US firm Edmonds + Lee Architects designed this urban dwelling for themselves, including a bright white facade, a slanted roof and retractable glass walls. Read more
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Retro turntable combines vintage style, wireless flexibility
A high-design option for audiophiles Lovers of all things vintage often feel like they have to sacrifice style for the benefits and amenities of new technology. But a new turntable launched on Kickstarter by Japanese designers HYM Originals aims to make music aficionados swoon with a high-tech turntable…
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News: Thirty-three projects win 2017 Knight Cities Challenge
The Knight Foundation held another successful Knight Cities Challenge for the third consecutive year. Launched in 2014, the Challenge is founded on the mission that bolstering the talents, opportunities, and engagement among communities can lead to successful, thriving American cities. The initiative…
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A Spiralling Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix has been donated to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
Last week marked what would have been Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday. Celebrating the occasion, Zach Rawling donated his Wright-designed home in Phoenix to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.  The house, designed for the architect’s son, was saved from demolition by Rawling and, with…
“Game changer” Dezeen Hot List named best digital content idea at BSME awards
Dezeen’s managing editor Olivia Mull has picked up a prestigious industry award for Dezeen Hot List, which was named Best Content Idea – Digital at the BSME Talent Awards 2017. Read more
Going Against the Grid: ODA’s 15 Renwick Manipulates Manhattan Zoning to Carve Out Quiet Spaces
This multifamily residential complex offers maximum privacy and a mix of indoor-outdoor living.
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A Gaudi-Inspired, Thinking Sculpture Designed with the Help of IBM’s Watson
NY-based SOFTlab has been known to create some pretty jaw-dropping sculptures and one they completed recently for IBM is no exception. In order to design and build the sculpture, they worked with IBM’s cognitive system, Watson, who was taught everything about Gaudi’s work and Barcelona’s architecture….
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Elephant tracking collars will send alerts if shots are fired
The anti-poaching technology uses sensors to detect gun shots and send exact locations to authorities.
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Today’s archidose #968
Here are some photos of The Sequential Roof (2016) at the Arch_Tec_Lab of the Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA) in Zurich by Gramazio Kohler Research. (Photographs: Trevor Patt)To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute…
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Germany, Denmark, and Belgium to boost offshore wind 5-fold within the next decade
To curb carbon emissions which are contributing to climate change, Germany, Denmark, and Belgium have entered into an agreement which entails increasing the amount of wind power 5-fold within the next decade. This means that by the year 2027, the countries will collectively increase energy generated…
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With all our amazing technology, why do single-use plastics still exist?
It seems ludicrous that we haven’t developed an alternative for this harmful and persistent material that permeates our lives and planet.
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Safari Condo reinvents the teardrop with an electric pop-up roof
Get ready to stand tall Teardrop trailers aren’t known for their head space. Although some boast pull-out kitchens and huge windows built for stargazing, even the best models come up short if you want to stand tall. Not so with the Alto R Series Trailer. Made by Canadian-based Safari Condo, the Alto…
House on the house
House on the house used to be shanty above the slums. It was a ruin that contained an entire family with 6 persons on the top of an 86 year-old water tower. The architect decided to totally reconstruct the house base on the structure of the water tower, meanwhile the house contours of the house can’t…
This New Book Lets You Fold Your Own Paper Models of Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
Courtesy of Lawrence King Publishing With celebrations of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday in full swing in architectural institutions throughout the country, a new book is giving Wright fanatics the chance to recreate some of the architect’s most notable works through a series of cut-and-fold…
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple was the “first expression” of modern architecture
We’re continuing our look back at Frank Lloyd Wright’s most important projects, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the American architect’s birth last week. Next is Unity Temple, the Prairie-style concrete church that he considered to be his first contribution to modern architecture. Read more
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11 Instagram accounts that show our National Parks in all their glory
The U.S. has never looked so beautiful Professional photographers make big bucks selling top-notch photos of Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, or the Smoky Mountains, but these days some of the most impressive National Park images can be found on Instagram. From gorgeous campsites to stunning snow-covered…
Colorful Cirque Lamps Inspired By Hot Air Balloons
Swedish designer Clara von Zweigbergk has created colourful lamps reminiscent of hot air balloons for Danish lighting brand Louis Poulsen. The shape and colors of the playful lamps take cues from a trip Von Zweigbergk once took to Tivoli Gardens, an amusement park in Copenhagen. The four stripes of…
First Private Home Designed by Gaudí to Open to the Public
A new museum will soon be coming to the Spanish city of Barcelona. Martínez Lapeña-Torres…
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New UK train station got their math inspiration wrong
Conway confirmed what several mathematicians have noticed since the station’s unveiling: the pattern on the façade follows the logic not of Conway’s Life but of Wolfram’s Rule 30, a different cellular automaton identified by the computer scientist Stephen Wolfram.Atkins designed £50m Cambridge North…
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This electric city bike from Ariel Rider can haul 300 pounds of cargo on its rear rack
And it has a place for your coffee cup right up front within reach.
Digital Trends
Sennheiser Flex 5000 review
Most home theater setups are about enveloping viewers with big sound that might even rock the house a little, but what about the late night binges and gaming marathons? When volume has no way to ramp up without upsetting someone’s slumber, headphones may be the only recourse. This is exactly what Sennheiser…
How AI is winning the war against fake news
GUEST: In 2014, the term “fake news” hadn’t yet become part of the American lexicon and the 2016 U.S. presidential race was only beginning to make headlines. But in California, a man named Jestin Coler was hard at work creating one of the most divisive media trends in modern history. Dubbed the godfather…
One year later, here’s the state of the chatbot economy
GUEST: “What’s the state of the global chatbot economy today?” That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot lately and one that I’m hoping to get more answers to by attending the second edition of Chatbot Summit in Berlin at the end of the month.  Since bot mania took over the tech world nearly a year and…
Popular Mechanics
Urban Leaf promises the world’s smallest garden
Turn those collection of wine bottles into a self-watering hydroponic urban garden with Urban Leaf. It’s easy to use and green thumbs aren’t a prerequisite. The post Urban Leaf promises the world’s smallest garden appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Intel Core i9: Everything we know so far about Intel’s hypercharged PC processor
Intel’s Core i9 processor is what happens when Intel begins to worry that it might not have the baddest chip on the block. And if you’re desperate for one, here’s some great news: some Core i9 preorders begin the week of June 19, with the remainder launching through October.Just weeks after AMD disclosed…
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Iran’s tech boom: Amid blocks on Apple, Facebook, Google, new apps are emerging
Serving a largely young and educated population, Iran’s tech startups are on the rise.
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The Morning After: Monday, June 12th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Monday, and the beginning of a very busy week in gaming news. While you can expect the usual mix of Gear, Entertainment and Tomorrow reports, E3 2017 has kicked off, and that means all of gaming’s biggest players have a lot to show off. We will be reporting…
Fast Company
This Coding School Lifts New Yorkers Out Of Poverty–And Then Asks Them To Pay It Forward
C4Q has had a lot of success teaching New Yorkers from low-income, underserved communities to code and then getting them jobs. Now it’s asking them to donate a percentage of their new, much-increased salary to help expand the program. One year ago, Chanice St. Louis was working part-time as a barista,…
Fast Company
The Rise Of The Robots: What The Future Holds For The World’s Armies
Beyond the already deployed human-controlled drone fleets, military engineers are already tinkering with lethal AI-driven autonomous battlefield bots. Judging solely by science fiction, military robots seem like a bad idea. From The Terminator to The Matrix, pop culture is full of stories of powerful…
Prynt Pocket review: The ultimate party photo printer for your iPhone
iPhoneography may be fastest and easiest entrée into photography for most consumers, but it lacks one critical element: no instant prints. Sure, you can pass around your iPhone to show off pictures of the kids or your cat, or even rely one those cute portable printers. But those solutions are inherently…
Nanoleaf Aurora review: Forget smart light bulbs, light up the entire wall
This modular, wall-mountable LED system is giddily entertaining.
MartinLogan Unison review: This DTS Play-Fi and AirPlay preamp will stream anything—including your vinyl
The Unison will stream just about any audio source in your home—including hi-res audio—while correcting your room’s acoustic anomalies with Anthem Room Correction.
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Windows patent could be a glimpse of the future of the smartphone
Windows has filed a patent that could give us a glimpse of what the (foldable) future of the smartphone could look like, showing a device with hinges that allow it to fold out to become a tablet. According to the patent shared by MSPoweruser, the device has three different modes: zero degrees, where…
Sony FES Watch U 2nd e-ink watch is now on sale
One of the biggest complains about smartwatches is how quick they are to die during the course of the day. What if you had a watch that could at least last for days while still have some of the fashionable options of smartwatches? That’s what Sony subsidiary Fashion Entertainments sought out to do with…
Uber board to adopt all recommendations from investigation into company culture
(Reuters) — Uber’s board of directors voted unanimously to adopt all recommendations from a report stemming from allegations of sexual harassment at the company and other employee concerns, a board representative said on Sunday. The board, at a meeting on Sunday, adopted a series of recommendations…
Grab is assisting police following the alleged rape of a passenger in Malaysia
 Uber’s business is going through a period of turmoil in the U.S. right now, but Grab — its main rival in Southeast Asia — is under pressure itself after a driver in Malaysia was arrested on suspicion of raping a passenger he drove home via the ride-hailing service. Media in Malaysia, the country where…
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These Kickstarter earphones deserve to be funded
It’s hard out there for a new pair of wired earphones. It’s harder still if they’re on Kickstarter instead of a Best Buy retail shelf, and it’s hardest of all if they’re produced from a complete neophyte of a company. That’s the challenge ahead for the StarBrick Be4 in-ear headphones that I’ve been listening…
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A New Way To Insulate Your House: Chicken Feathers
The world eats a lot of chickens. And that means a lot of surplus feathers. Time for some upcycling. Every year, we kill more than 50 billion chickens for food, and, as global appetite for white meat increases, that number is only likely to grow. By 2020, chicken is set to overtake beef, pork, and fish…
How you can improve web security in the way you browse, share links, and configure your own sites
The discussion and reporting on improving security and privacy of websites usually focuses on how a user can configure their account, since it’s assumed most people don’t have access to servers and settings that can make a difference. But I think there’s a fair amount individuals can do as well.It’s…
Schools Tap Secret Spectrum to Beam Free Internet to Students
Pioneering school districts tap an obscure public asset to put broadband into students’ homes.
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Toyota could one day stop your car if you have a heart attack
Toyota has started researching technology that would allow its cars to detect if the driver is having a heart attack, and stop the vehicle to prevent a crash.Obviously, having a heart attack is very serious business, and being behind the wheel of a car when one happens is not only dangerous for you,…
The early 10.5-inch iPad reviews are in, and the verdict is expensive but near perfect
It’s been a week since Apple announced the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and the early reviews are now in. While reviewers do express a few reservations along the way, the overwhelming tone is positive. Phrases like ‘Apple pays off its future-of-computing promise’ and ‘the biggest step forward the category…
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Trappist-1 planets may have formed from chunks of melting ice
After its discovery, Trappist-1 instantly became one of the most interesting stars in the Milky Way, with seven Earth-sized planets including three in the life-supporting “habitable zone.” But, why did the planets form in such uniform Earth-like sizes so close to their star? Astronomers from the University…
Mini Particle Accelerators Make Cancer Treatment Safer For Everyone
Hospitals in developing countries still use dangerous, radioactive cobalt to treat cancer. Experts want to replace them with electron accelerators known as linacs.
Digital Trends
Samsung reportedly completes work on its proprietary mobile GPU
For years, Samsung has had the ambition to develop its own proprietary graphics processing unit (GPU) for use in its mobile devices. Now, there are reports that the company has finally completed work on the first iteration of the component, which is apparently being referred to internally as the S-GPU….
The Next Web
Thieves use Facebook tricks to steal your money and turn it into Bitcoin
Polish internet swindlers have cooked up an elaborate scam that involves taking over your Facebook profile to ransack your bank account and swiftly transfer the stolen funds to anonymous Bitcoin wallets. Discovered by independent cybersecurity research collective BadCyber, the unusual deceit has been…
The Next Web
Indian creator of $3,500 self-driving car: “Reaching Level 5 autonomy will take a decade in India”
Since the 80s, the global automotive industry has been actively exploring the potential and possibilities of autonomous vehicle technology, with developments advancing rapidly in the past decade. Notably, India wasn’t hopping on the bandwagon – until Dr. Roshy John came along, that is. It was Dr. John’s…
More robots! Announcing three demos for TC Sessions: Robotics at MIT on July 17
 There are so many great robotics projects underway that it’s hard to pick the best to appear at TC Sessions: Robotics, which is coming to MIT’s Kresge Auditorium on July 17. The agenda is full with lots of robots accompanying their creators on panel sessions and 1:1s. But that’s not enough. There event…
Amazon’s Alexa vs. Google’s Assistant: Same Questions, Different Answers
Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home are the two most compelling products in the new smart-speaker market. It’s a fascinating space to watch, for it is of substantial strategic importance to both companies as well as several more that will enter the fray soon. Why is this? Whatever device you outfit your…
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10.5-Inch iPad Pro Reviews: Impressive Screen and Hardware Update That Will Improve With iOS 11
One week after Apple introduced the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at the WWDC keynote in San Jose, California, reviews for the device have begun circulating online. The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has replaced the 9.7-inch device, offering a larger display with 40 percent smaller bezels, ProMotion display technology…
Digital Trends
The next version of Snap’s Spectacles will feature augmented reality
Snap Inc. is apparently hard at work on the second iteration of its Spectacles, and it seems that the upcoming version of the wearable will build upon its predecessor significantly. Now, rumors are circulating that the second-generation Spectacles will feature a focus on augmented reality. The upcoming…
Ars Technica
After 50 years, a private company will revive NASA’s “wet workshop”
Enlarge / The Ixion “space lab” docked to the International Space Station. (credit: NanoRacks) Even before NASA landed humans on the Moon during the Apollo program, some of its engineers had already begun to consider what to do for an encore. Most agreed that the next logical step was to establish…
Fast Company
How (And Why) To Launch Your Own Product Line, No Startup Required
You may not have a burning passion to sell shower curtains, but that could put some crucial extra funding in your pocket. This week, I’m working on my own line of dolphin beach towels. Last week, I designed some yoga mats. Next week, I’ll be working on unicorn beach towels. While bouncing from Hong…
The Next Web
3 trends currently reinventing the financial industry
Finance and trade is one of the oldest skills that mankind has developed after shaping the most preliminary forms of community. Since then, finance has been undergoing developments and revolutions to match the evolution of the human society. As the next industrial revolution matures, many areas in banking…
Quarterly launches PageHabit to give book lovers a peek into the writing process
 Quarterly started in 2011 as a highbrow subscription box service, with boxes (delivered every three months, as its name suggests) curated by celebrities like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Pharrell Williams, and Gretchen Rubin. Now the company wants to take its brand philosophy further with a new literary subscription…
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Inside Walt Mossberg’s gadget museum
Five of the most interesting things in Walt’s personal tech collection Walt Mossberg is retiring this year — he’s already written his last column, hosted his last Code Conference, and taped the final episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete in front of a live audience in New York. But Walt’s also assembled an impressive…
An Imaginative Aerospace Engineer Turned This Classic Lego Space Shuttle Into a Flying Toy
As a follow-up to turning the classic Lego Solo Trainer set into a fully-functional RC plane, aerospace engineer Adam Woodworth is back with an even more impressive build: he somehow made this tiny 27-year-old Lego Space Shuttle actually fly.Read more…
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Store every Xbox One X game you’ll ever own on Seagate’s 8TB Game Drive Hub
Microsoft’s all-new Xbox One X console may look exciting, with its powerhouse guts and penchant for visually-stonking 4K games, but those title will come at a price – storage space.Enter Seagate, with its new Game Drive Hub. A hard drive tailored to the Xbox console family, it’s offering a whopping 8TB…
Turn Any Helmet Into a Smart Helmet With Ahead
Whether you’re cycling to work, tearing up the half-pipe, or operating heavy machinery, Ahead keeps you connected and safe. The wearable gadget snaps onto any helmet and syncs with a smartphone so you […] The post Turn Any Helmet Into a Smart Helmet With Ahead appeared first on
Roomi Acquires The Room Ring to Consolidate the Shared Housing Market in the United States
PRESS RELEASE: Roomi Acquires New York-Based The Room Ring, Consolidating Well-Regarded Shared Housing Service with Industry Leading Shared Housing and Roommate Market Platform NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 12, 2017– Roomi, a peer-to-peer mobile-first platform…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
New Safari Web Browser Features Coming in macOS High Sierra
During last week’s keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a number of additional features coming to Safari web browser as part of its new macOS High Sierra operating system, due to release in the fall. Apple claims that in its current form Safari is the fastest web browser…
Turn any surface into a musical instrument with this conductive paint
Designer and musician Vahakn Matossian from Human Instruments has created a unique custom musical instrument using conductive paint.  It’s designed to cater to musicians with varying degrees of physical mobility and was created in collaboration with Bare Conductive. Read more…More about Startups,…
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Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab custom controllers are now available in Europe
Microsoft is bringing its colorful custom Xbox controllers to Europe today. The expansion means Xbox One owners in the UK, France, and Germany can now order custom controllers from the Xbox Design Lab. Custom designs are available in the UK starting at £69.99 or 79.99 euro in France and Germany, with…
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What the Heck Is the National Space Council?
During an address last week to the new class of NASA’s astronauts, Mike Pence announced that President Trump will be restoring the National Space Council after it was disbanded 24 years ago. But what’s the council, and how will it impact NASA? Pence will head the council, which was an oversight entity…
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There are more than 2 million electric vehicles on the road around the world
Enlarge / BEIJING, CHINA – GoFun shared e-car parks at roadside. The car-sharing service is an emerging field to draw eyeballs and investment in China. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) According to a recent report from the International Energy Agency (IEA),…
Learn to Draw at Your Own Pace With Awesome YouTube Videos
Are you interested in learning how to draw, but do not have the time to take a physical class? You can learn at your own pace and when you have moments to spare thanks to awesome YouTube videos. These channels and tutorials take you from the basics to the more difficult subjects. Whether you want to…
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Six Ways Advanced Analytics Will Change Business
From customer experience management to heavy manufacturing, big data, analytics, and the Internet of Things are changing traditional business models, increasing efficiency, and adding to the bottom line. If you’re not already investigating, now’s the time to figure out how your business will benefit…
Sharp To Americans: You Don’t Want to Buy a Sharp-Brand TV
Sharp has sued China’s Hisense Electric, which licensed the Sharp brand for televisions sold in the U.S., accusing Hisense of putting the Sharp name on poor-quality TVs and deceptively advertising them (alternative source). From a report: The court action is the latest effort by Osaka-based Sharp to…
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New malware turns Raspberry Pi into a rogue cryptocurrency mining device
A new strain of malware has been spotted which targets the Raspberry Pi, turning the compact computer into a cryptocurrency mining device working for the author of the malicious software.Linux.MulDrop.14, as the malware has been snappily named, infects Raspberry Pi devices which have been connected to…
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How to Track What Congress Is Doing on the Internet
There’s now a way to track what government employees, including elected officials, are doing online during working hours. A new plugin created by a software engineer in North Carolina lets website administrators monitor when someone accesses their site from an IP address associated with the federal…
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What I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started My First Job
Being resourceful is important, and job descriptions always change. I can admit it now; I  was completely clueless about a lot of things in my first job out of college. From navigating complicated office hierarchies to knowing exactly what to wear in the workplace, and just exactly how I was supposed…
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The Best Science Fiction Books of 2017 (So Far)
The year’s not even close to over, and we already have a growing list of great sci-fi reads.
Wearhaus ‘social’ earbuds share music with your gym buddies
Wearhaus’ Arc social headphones are clever: you can share a new song with your friends without asking them to plug in or borrow your gear. However, not everyone can use over-ear cans — you aren’t about to bring the Arc on a run just to broadcast a f…
Smirnoff slams Trump’s Russia relationship in punchdrunk, brilliant ad campaign
Smirnoff just served America a massive glass of IDGAF on the rocks. The vodka company’s icy-cold new ad campaign goes right after President Trump. Because we’ve now reached a point where even liquor companies can’t resist taking part in (or capitalizing on) the political resistance, Smirnoff decided…
Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide With Remarkable Accuracy
An anonymous reader writes: Colin Walsh, data scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and his colleagues have created machine-learning algorithms that predict, with unnerving accuracy, the likelihood that a patient will attempt suicide. In trials, results have been 80-90% accurate when predicting…
Microsoft’s Xbox controllers are more customizable than ever
Like the idea of customizing a controller in the Xbox Design Lab, but wish you could add a little more flair or (gasp) practical features? You just got your wish. Microsoft has added a slew of new customization options, including four new main colors…
15 Dad Movies to Watch on Netflix This Father’s Day
Father’s Day is a special occasion for parents and their children. It’s the perfect time for an indulgent meal, awesome presents, and, if you’re a family of film buffs, a movie marathon. If you’ve exhausted your Blu-rays of Die Hard, Taken, and — admit it — Sharknado, Netflix is here to save the day….
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) review: Great design and all-day battery life
There are question marks over screen resolution and touch support, but Lenovo’s flagship ultraportable is otherwise hard to beat.
Honda Clarity all-electric arrives August 1st as latest vehicle with Apple’s CarPlay
The Honda Clarity EV, Honda’s new all-electric model for its Clarity line, is officially arriving August 1st as the latest vehicle to come with Apple’s CarPlay in-dash platform stock. more…
The incredibly powerful iPad Pro 10.5 won’t replace your laptop, but it might be able to soon
A week after Apple announced the new iPad Pro 10.5, first reviews are flowing in with availability starting today as well. Reviewers point out that this is the first iPad to make a convincing argument for the “Pro” label and that iOS 11 will make it the most computer-like iPad…
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Police body camera footage is becoming a state secret
Official Police Business is a column and newsletter by reporter Matt Stroud about new developments in police technology and the way it’s changing law enforcement — think body cameras, cell-site simulators, surveillance systems, and electroshock weapons. Sign up to receive OPB in your email at,…
Today’s Best Deals: Coleman Camping Sale, Logitech Harmony, SONOS, and More
Camping gear, the best Logitech Harmony remote, and a popular Anker USB battery pack lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web.Read more…
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Can Drinking Coffee Actually be Harmful to the Environment?
Yes, you’re reading this correctly and it’s no typo. The caffeine from your coffee habit is probably harming the environment. A new study has discovered that the caffeine from your coffee is making its way into streams and hurting wildlife through human urine. This new study suggests that the great American…
Don’t Go to a Music Festival Without Downloading These Apps
Summer is just around the corner. Get ready to dust off your barbecue, break out your swimwear, buy a new pair of sunglasses, and visit some music festivals. Of course, festivals happen all year round these days, but the bulk of the most famous ones still occurs between June and September. Whether you’re…
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With Xbox One X, Microsoft Is killing Console ‘Generations’
The Super Nintendo did not play NES games. The Sega Dreamcast did not play Sega Saturn games. The PlayStation 4 does not play PlayStation 3 games. In the history of modern video game consoles, backward compatibility has been the exception, not the rule. And when it does happen, it’s often fleeting and…
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How To Put Your Old Gadgets Up for Sale
Turn that old tech into cash.
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3 Secrets Of People Who Always Get Job Offers
Sometimes you have to break a few rules. Have you ever heard about someone “cutting the line” to land their dream job? They’re the people getting the perfect position without ever submitting a resume, or negotiating a sweet signing bonus plus five weeks’ vacation, or getting hired for a role the company…
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Sony’s latest watch has an E Ink band and face so you can customize every inch
Update: The Sony FES Watch U E Ink watch is now on sale in Japan from Sony’s First Flight crowdfunding site, and a number of fashion boutiques.  It may have begun as an experiment, but two years later, the Sony FES Smartwatch seems like a resounding success for internal crowdfunding. After hitting stores…
Snapchat seduces advertisers with new self-serve tools and certified partners
 To beat Facebook and Google’s duopoly, Snapchat needs advertisers to build and buy campaigns with confidence. So today it’s announcing the Snap Publisher tool for building vertical video creative, it’s rolling out its self-serve Ad Manager, and its launching a Snapchat Certified Partners program to…
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This app lets you record split-screen footage with nearby friends
Duomov is a new iPhone app that takes a moderately complex task, syncing two videos, and makes it easy. The app is releasing today on the iTunes store for free. I’m a huge fan of cool apps that don’t cost a thing, and this app is worth checking out. The video app allows you and a buddy to synchronize…
Get Spigen’s super slim Kuel QS11 Magnetic Car iPhone Mount for $9.99
This week’s sponsor is Spigen and the company’s new Kuel QS11 Magnetic Car Phone Mount available now for a limited time for $9.99. The new QS11 mount makes improvements to Spigen’s already popular line of car mounts by streamlining the design of the mount itself and adding a super strong magnetic attachment…
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Moto’s E4 and E4 Plus bring solid power, big battery for under $200
Update: We’ve added official launch details from Motorola. Motorola’s E line has proved over the last several years that you can spend double digits on a new smartphone and still get a quality experience. Last year’s Moto E3 launched in the United Kingdom for just 99 pounds ($122), with features like…
Survios expands Raw Data with player-versus-player and PlayStation VR integration
Survios keeps improving its flagship virtual reality shooter game Raw Data. Today, the Los Angeles company is announcing that it will add player-versus-player (PvP) combat to the game soon, allowing players to shoot each other all they want in multiplayer online combat. Survios is also adding PlayStation…
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A boredom detector and 6 other wild Facebook patents
Over the last few years, Facebook has developed a well-deserved reputation as a copycat. Last August, Instagram introduced its take on Snapchat Stories, and the feature was then introduced throughout Facebook’s family of products. The company has previously “adopted” features from competitors — the like…
Researchers made a battery out of trash
Pursuing more efficient sources of renewable energy has led to many iterations of the battery. But researchers just brought a really interesting new version to the table, one made from potassium ions and trash.
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Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus now available at a $100 discount
Samsung just announced that the unlocked North American version of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are now available through more retailers, including Amazon and Target, along with some enterprise distributers. The best part, though, is that some retailers are offering steep discounts on the unlocked phone…
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Xiser Mini Stairmaster
I’m really, really bad at exercising regularly, despite the fact that I’m a health professional and well acquainted with the many benefits. My mind is endlessly creative at coming up with reasons to evade any unwonted elevation of my heart rate… but it’s having more difficulty with its rationalizations…
Moby announces new album with a fake Trump-related press release and we’re exhausted
Moby doesn’t like Donald Trump and he’s making sure in every possible way that you understand this.  If you’ve watched his music videos, listened to his playlists, or read his tweets calling for Trump’s resignation, then you already know this. But just in case you weren’t aware, the DJ and producer…
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Intel’s high-core-count Core i9 X-series CPU pre-orders begin next week
Just ahead of the PC Gaming Show at E3 2017, Intel held its own press conference, announcing that Intel Core X-series processors will be available for pre-order starting next week.Intel’s Kaby Lake Core X-series processors, from 4- to 10-core CPUs, will be available for pre-order beginning on June 19…
Enter for your chance to win* an AmpliFi HD Mesh Wi-Fi System – CNET
Walk away with a router base station and two wireless mesh points! Two lucky runners-up will win prizes as well.
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10 Animals Found Only in One Small Place
Some creatures, big and small, have a more limited range than you think.
5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Contactless Payment Scams
We live in an increasingly impatient society, our every whim catered for by technology. There’s a lot to be said for it… and against it. A big bone of contention right now is contactless payments. This might be using a card — just press your debit or credit card against a scanner and it’ll pay for your…
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Xbox One X vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Clash of the Titans
Update: After Microsoft’s E3 2017 conference, we went back through and revised sections with new information on the Xbox One X. We added additional spec comparisons, a price section, and a winner for each section. E3 2016 marked what many considered to be the beginning of the end for the traditional…
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Xbox One Recon Tech wireless controller review
As Microsoft has expanded its Xbox One hardware line with the Xbox One S and upcoming Project Scorpio consoles, it makes sense that we see a similar expansion of its first-party peripherals. The Xbox One Elite Controller arrived in late 2015, offering a high-end alternative to the Xbox One’s already-solid…
Light yet sturdy butter knife leaves one Amazon reviewer in awe
Most knives don’t get to be light AND hefty. But this knife? Oooooh boy. Internet Comment Theater is a Mashable original series that takes the internet’s weirdest comments and reviews and brings them to life. Read more… More about Internet Comment Theater, Butter Knife, Entertainment, and Web…
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Someone Is Offering Mac Ransomware on the Dark Web
In the wake of the WannaCry, a flawed piece of malware that spread virally that could’ve done much more damage than it did, it seems like everyone wants to jump on the ransomware bandwagon. And if you’re a malware developer, what better place to try your luck if not with Mac computers, where mosts…
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Facebook Stole Twitter’s Best Feature and No One Noticed
It’s the most famous number on the internet: 140. That’s how many characters you can use in a tweet, and it’s as core to Twitter’s brand as #hashtags, Trending Topics, and ignoring harassment victims.Click Here to Continue Reading
TI’s Shrewd Robo-Car Strategy
While Nvidia and Intel are busy sparring for glory as innovators of fully autonomous vehicle platforms, TI has kept its profile low. What are the plans for TI to shift its current ADAS platform to Level 4/Level 5 autonomy?
6 Classic Phones We Want Remade ASAP
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Nomadic nabs $6M for its modular VR system for retail spaces
 Virtual reality might be a bit too expensive for home use to take off right now, but for consumers going to dedicated retail spaces to experience it there has to be an added something to make it worth their while. In its quest to build location-based retail experiences that users can physically feel,…
What the jot command can do for you
The jot command has been around for ages, but remains one of those interesting commands that a lot of Linux users never get around to using. It can be very handy in scripts as well as on the command line by generating number or character sequences, even pseudo-randomly.In its simplest form, the jot command…
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Tweets will be official presidential records if the Covfefe Act passes
America’s 45th president has a habit of writing and then deleting his social media posts and US Representative Mike Quigley wants him to stop. As such, Quigley on Monday introduced legislation to force the National Archives to include “social media” as part of the Presidential Records Act and he’s calling…
Xbox One X: All of games announced at E3 2017 (with trailers)
E3 2017 is arguably the biggest expo Microsoft has had in years, thanks to the official reveal of the Xbox One X. Though Microsoft spent a fair amount of time talking about the console itself, it used most of its conference time to show off all of the games that will be getting the 4K treatment on Xbox…
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Space oddity: Flatworm sent into orbit returns to Earth with an extra head
Two and a half years ago, scientists sent a handful of flatworms to the International Space Station to study how these simple invertebrates handle space environments. They weren’t overly concerned with the worms’ well-being. Their end goal was to investigate how space will impact future human astronauts….
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Pull a VR 360 at this year’s X Games with live virtual reality video
You’ll be able to get closer to the action at this year’s Summer X Games than ever before, as Samsung has partnered with the organizers to offer 360-degree video that can be viewed live in virtual reality. It joins a number of events that Samsung will make available to Gear VR users as part of its VR…
Apple’s App Store Guidelines Now Allow Executable Code in Educational Apps and Developer Tools
An anonymous reader writes: Apple made several changes to the App Store Review Guidelines during WWDC last week, including an easing of the prohibition against downloading and executing code on an iOS device. The ban on executable code remains intact, but rule 2.5.2 now also provides that: “Apps designed…
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Google’s Project Sunroof will peer pressure you to get solar panels
You can now check if your neighbors have installed solar panels on their rooftops, thanks to a new feature in Google’s Project Sunroof. The free online tool has been around for a couple years, allowing users to check whether installing solar panels could cut their energy bill. Now, if you zoom in on…
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CES Asia 2017 roundup: the most exciting new lifestyle tech from the show floor
It’s hard to believe CES Asia is only in its third year – its scale is incredible, with booths filling five exhibition halls the size of aircraft hangars, and a program of talks taking over the top floor of the neigbouring Kerry Hotel. The Chinese tech extravaganza is a counterpart to the flagship CES…
Anyone with a brain should be pissed off at Delta and Bank of America right now
In 2017, the year of United dragging customers off of airplanes and Pepsi putting out comically tone-deaf ads, you’d think that corporate America would know better by now than to screw-up where a screw-up is so completely and totally avoidable.   Of course, you’d be wrong. On Sunday, Delta and Bank…
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The Controversy Over the Alien ‘Wow!’ Signal Is Astronomy’s Greatest Beef
The origin of the notorious Wow! Signal—a 72 second-long astronomical anomaly some scientists first thought to have been a signal from extraterrestrial life—has been a constant source of speculation for alien hunters ever since it was recorded in 1977 by Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope….
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The original ‘Duke’ Xbox controller design is making a comeback
While we can’t wait for original Xbox games to come to the Xbox One X, we can’t help but think we’re missing a certain something to fully recapture the nostalgia of Microsoft’s original console.Thanks to a deal between Microsoft and accessory maker Hyperkin, that ‘certain something’ could be the OG Xbox’s…
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Atari’s newest console is called Ataribox
Atari could make a 2017 comeback if a brief glimpse at Ataribox is anything to wager on. The once-huge retro gaming company is showing off what appears to be a wood-laden console that the video below describes as “a brand new Atari product. Years in the making”.  It seems like the perfect time for…
Microsoft’s Power BI business analytics tool learns new tricks
 Back in 2015, Microsoft launched a highly visual Power BI data exploration and interactive reporting tool into general availability. The service is now in active use at 200,000 different organizations and the team has shipped 400 updates and new features over the course of the last two years. Current…
Mophie Charge Force Case for iPhone 7 Review: Fixing Apple’s flaws
At first, I thought Mophie had screwed up. The portable battery company has made a name for itself as offering some of the easiest ways to keep your smartphone going when its own charge is running low, with an array of external power-packs and battery cases for the most popular handsets. Yet the newest…
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This UK Company Is Making It Easier for Private Companies to ‘Hack Back’
For a fee, one organization will provide a system that detects and can hit back at hackers with its own arsenal of attacks. But this isn’t some anonymous group on an underground crime forum. Instead, Pervade Software, a legitimate and public facing information security business based out of Cardiff,…
Apple To Soon Let Podcast Creators and Advertisers See What Listeners Actually Like
Big changes are coming to the podcasting world: Apple is going to let the people who make podcasts learn what podcast listeners actually like — and what they ignore. A new version of Apple’s Podcasts, which is by far the most popular podcast app, will provide basic analytics to podcast creators, giving…
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This bread from Bake In Space will literally be out of this world
Carbs are already our best friends, but a new kind of bread could be out of this world — literally. We’re talking about a new experiment known as Bake In Space, described as a “specially devised dough with a microgravity oven” that could result in history’s first loaf of bread baked in orbit. The project,…
Here is a fun tech chart while the market falls over
 There are a lot of headlines today about tech getting a slap in the face on Wall Street — particularly Apple which is down more than 3%. These guys are actually down only a few percentage points but for the largest companies in the world, that translates to billions of dollars. But while we wring our…
Get a Wider View of the Action, and Excel, With Samsung’s New Gaming Monitors
Twice the monitor, twice the cells. The post Get a Wider View of the Action, and Excel, With Samsung’s New Gaming Monitors appeared first on
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GoPro’s CEO gambles on VR and smart video software
2016 was a brutal year for GoPro. Not only was the company late to the market with the GoPro Karma drone, it was forced to recall the drone after users found it falling suddenly from the sky. GoPro’s stock continued to plummet throughout 2016 due to the embarrassing recall and tepid sales of its core…
The ‘COVFEFE Act’ Is Necessary Legislation With a Name That Makes Us All Want to Die
According to the White House website, the role of the Office of Communications is to “craft the message” President Trump delivers to the world. But that’s obviously total crap. Trump crafts his own message and delivers it himself to the world every day via Twitter. The role of his entirely superfluous…
Inflect makes buying internet infrastructure easier
 Once your company gets to the point where you decide to move out of the comforting safety of a public cloud like AWS and set up your own infrastructure, things get rather complicated. You have to choose a data center (or two) and your network and exchange providers, for example, and chances are your…
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Herman Miller debuts new smart office furniture that sets activity goals
Herman Miller, the furniture brand behind iconic designs like the Aeron chair, has teamed up with designer Yves Béhar for a new suite of smart office furniture launching today at NeoCon in Chicago. Named Live OS (yawn), the system uses sensors that can come preinstalled with Herman Miller desks, or retrofitted…
Amazon’s new bookstore isn’t actually a bookstore. Please stop calling it a bookstore.
There is an open secret in the book world: Booksellers give the best book recommendations.  I can trace my favorite New York City bookstores by the book recommendations I’ve been given at various bookstores—Delicate Edible Birds by Lauren Groff (one of my favorites that I read in 2016), recommended…
Israeli hackers pulled off something few other nations have
Israeli government hackers were recently able to do something few others have been able to manage: They hacked the Islamic State.  The nation’s cyber sleuths were — according to The New York Times — a significant force behind a recent hack that laid bare the secrets of ISIS bomb builders. SEE ALSO:…
Learn These 5 Leadership Skills and Take Control of Any Situation
Brain science calls them “non-cognitive” skills. I call them skills that are not taught anywhere. Putting these skills on your resume can get you hired. And, over time turn you into a leader. But leadership isn’t only about shepherding a group. Before you set the compass for your team, you must define…
A Controversial Study Is Tearing the CRISPR World Apart
When people talk about the gene-editing technology CRISPR, it’s usually accompanied by adjectives like “revolutionary” or “world-changing.” For this reason, it’s no surprise that a study out last month questioning just how game-changing the technology really is caused quite a stir.Read more…
Newly leaked iPhone 8 parts give glimpse into rumored design
We may have just gotten another glimpse at the rumored upcoming iPhone 8’s design. A redditor shared some images from what they say is “a friend in the industry,” and what manufacturers have been receiving over the last week, and they do line up with some previous rumors… more…
The $60 A10 headset is Astro’s first budget-priced audio gear
Headset prices have come down drastically in the past couple years, but one company has ignored that trend: Astro, known still for its $200 A40 and $300 A50 even as the competition’s raced to the bottom. It appears the tides were too strong to resist though, as today Astro announces its budget-friendly…
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Geek Trivia: Numbers Used To Identify Something Are Known As?
Numbers Used To Identify Something Are Known As? Cardinal Nominal Ordinal OriginalThink you know the answer?
Please Don’t Eat The Oldest Mushroom Fossil
Sam Heads and his team had just received a donation of fossil insects at the Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. But when they started going through it, Heads realized that one of the fossils wasn’t a bug at all. “It looks like a mushroom,” he said. He showed it to…
iPad Pro 10.5 Reviews: What you really need to know
Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro was officially revealed just last week, but already some reviews are beginning to hit the internet. We’ll have our review of the device coming up shortly, but in the meantime, we thought we’d take a look at the early consensus surrounding Apple’s latest tablet. Is it a…
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Broadband speeds have soared under net neutrality rules, cable lobby says
Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson) The cable industry’s top lobbying group has consistently claimed that the US’ current net neutrality rules harm network investment and raise costs for consumers. Yet that same group is now bragging about dramatic increases in broadband speeds and claiming that broadband…
Galaxy Note 7 refurb may get Samsung’s digital assistant – CNET
A safe version of the phone, called Note 7 FE, could reportedly launch on July 7, this time with Bixby.
Meet Zelle, billed as the Venmo for everybody – CNET
The new peer-to-peer payments service will be available this month to 86 million bank customers in the US. It should make it easier to collect from friends or borrow from mom.
Banks’ real-time Venmo competitor arrives this month
Late last year some of the biggest banks in the U.S. announced plans to team up on a real-time person to person payments network to rival the likes of PayPal, Venmo and Square Cash. The new venture is dubbed Zelle and it’s ready begin rolling out to millions of mobile…
Trump’s Walk of Fame star just got covered with ‘resist’ stickers
Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame star got into a sticky situation on Sunday.  L.A. Pride Resist Marchers made a statement by covering his Hollywood star with a bunch of “resist” stickers, bearing the phrases “resist transphobia,” “resist misogyny,” “resist racism,” and “dissent don’t relent,” among others. …
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Mobike, the world’s largest platform for smart bike sharing, pedals into Europe
If public transportation is slowing you down, you may consider biking instead. And now that Mobike, the world’s largest platform for smart bike sharing, has launched in the U.K. (its first non-Asian market), that option is looking better than ever. Mobike will become available to commuters in Manchester…
Intel and ESL launch exclusive esports partnership at E3
Intel announced an exclusive partnership with Electronic Sports League (ESL) at its press briefing today ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Earlier this year, ESL partnered with Facebook and it’s been long-time partners with livestreaming platform Twitch. It’s set viewership…
Best of E3 2017 so far: from A Way Out to Wolfenstein 2
It’s only been a couple of days, but we’ve been through three intense briefing events so far even before the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game tradeshow in Los Angeles, kicks off Tuesday. Today, we’ll hit the Intel press event, the PC Gaming Show, the Microsoft hands-on Xbox showcase,…
Ooblets is Animal Crossing plus Pokémon plus unimaginable levels of cuteness
Ooblets, a Harvest Moon-Pokémon-Animal Crossing-esque mashup, brought a huge dose of cuteness to the PC Gaming Show today ahead of Tuesday’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. In the trailer, we got a peek at the player’s character running amok in a world where you can harvest crops, collect…
Cliff Bleszinski: ‘None of that $60 multiplayer only bulls—‘ for $30 Lawbreakers on August 8
The former director of Gears of War is getting ready to launch his month later this summer. LawBreakers is coming to PC and PlayStation 4 on August 8 for $30. The new character-based arena shooter from the Boss Key Productions studio and founder Cliff Bleszinski features a cast of sci-fi supersoldiers…
BlackBerry lets developers embed BBM in Android and iOS apps
EXCLUSIVE: Enterprise application developers have a new choice for secure messaging systems, thanks to today’s launch of BlackBerry’s BBM Enterprise SDK. As the name implies, the tool allows developers to embed a version of BlackBerry’s messaging technology inside their iOS and Android applications for…
How AI can cut health care costs
GUEST: Companies spend a fortune to provide health insurance for their employees. In the U.S., 57 percent of all people get their health care through an employer-provided plan. In the past 10 years, employers have seen their costs increase over 63 percent, and costs are forecasted to grow at three times…
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How to buy a mechanical watch
When it comes to purchasing a mechanical watch, there are seemingly a million different options to choose from. From materials, to price range, country of origin, color, band style — the different choices are nearly endless. But I’m here to make that decision easier. There are three main factors to…
E3: The Biggest Gaming Expo
E3 is here! During the month of June, hundreds of gaming fans reunite in Los Angeles, California to participate in a very special event. Game demonstrations, news, trailer and surprises are the elements that have engaged fans throughout the years of the Electronic Entertainment Expo. In addition to this,…
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Google’s smart keyboard recognizes your hand-scrawled emoji
Google’s Gboard is gaining some additional smarts that could help save some valuable typing time… even if you’re just looking for an emoji. The company has updated the Android version of its clever keyboard with a handful of features that better recognize your intentions. To start with, you can hand-draw…
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A closer look at the Xbox One X
Here it is, in the flesh: the Xbox One X. Billed as the “world’s most powerful console,” and formerly known as “Project Scorpio,” the new member of the Xbox family has finally made its debut at E3 2017. And while Microsoft is placing huge emphasis on things like 4K/HDR gaming and that custom eight-core…
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Logitech’s Wireless Charging Mousepad Is Pure Genius
Why did it take this long to make one of these?
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Researchers Have Found a Way To Root Out Identity Thieves By Analyzing Their Mouse Movements With AI
An anonymous reader shares an article: In the study, published recently in PLoS One, the researchers quizzed 40 respondents about their personal details. Half of the respondents were asked to answer the questions truthfully, but the other half were given details about fake identities they had to memorize…
There’s Never Been a Better Time to System Link Xbox 360 Games
System linking is the lost art of connecting two or more consoles for the purpose of multiplayer gaming, be it cooperative or competitive play. Both Microsoft and Sony have ditched system link on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in favor of online services, which is a sad yet predictable move. The good…
8 Star Wars ties and cufflinks for dad
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, it was acceptable to give dad a boring, unoriginal tie. That is no longer an option. Show dad who the favorite kid is this year with ties and cufflinks that…
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This Map Shows How Much You Need To Earn To Rent An Apartment In The U.S.
On average, you’d need to make $21.21 per hour to rent a two-bedroom. And it’s worse in big cities. If you work in the fastest-growing occupation in the United States–as a personal care aide assisting elderly and disabled people–you probably earn a little more than minimum wage. But that’s not enough…
Print documents on the go with this tiny, robotic wireless printer
The ZUtA Robotic Printer is a portable printer that fits in the palm of your hand and can print from any device connected to Wi-Fi. Read more…More about Mobile, Wireless Technology, Portable, Real Time, and Printer
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Different Flavors of Private Cloud
“Private Cloud” doesn’t necessarily mean on-premises infrastructure. We’ll explain how co-location and hosted-but-dedicated models work, and advise where security measures have to be deployed and who’s responsible for them.
The Beeping, Gargling History of Gaming’s Most Iconic Sounds
Want to replicate the sound of face-punching? Hit a frozen turkey.
30 Fidgeting Fingers Look Like a Hypnotic Human Kaleidoscope
The talented performers from the Xtrap Dance Crew choreographed this amazing routine that turns three pairs of hands—30 fingers in total—into a human kaleidoscope that will make you wonder how anyone could ever memorize this many complex moves.Read more…
Shoot and swap camera lenses like a cowboy with this spinning holster
‘TriLens’ is a 3-lens belt holster that allows you to securely carry various camera lenses without having to fiddle through a bag. Read more…More about Photography, Kickstarter, Mashable Video, Sweden, and Camera
Couples are celebrating 50 years since interracial marriage was legalized with #LovingDay
Couples and families are using the hashtag #LovingDay all over social media today to celebrate interracial relationships that would have been illegal in the U.S. before a landmark civil rights case 50 years ago. SEE ALSO: The official ‘Loving’ trailer beautifully delivers an essential message of acceptance…
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Self-learning robot hands
A new system that learns how to grasp objects has been developed by a team of researchers.
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Could edible insects help global food security?
Australian consumers are taking part in a research study to help realize the potential for edible insects as a food industry. Consumer attitudes are being put to the test with an offering of roasted crickets and ants, mealworm cookies and cricket energy bars.
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Lockheed will build and fly SR-72 mach 6 prototype in the early 2020s
Lockheed Martin reports they plan to fly a flight research vehicle (FRV) of the mach 6 hypersonic SR-72 in the early 2020s. They have plans to build an FRV the size of an F-22 that can be flown either manually or remotely. Lockheed Martin reports they plan to fly a flight research vehicle (FRV) of the…
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Study improves remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances
A new method has been proposed that might be used to detect nuclear hazards from up to a few hundred meters away.
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Practical flying air taxi using current tech and twice as safe as driving
SureFly is a personal helicopter/VTOL aircraft designed for safe and easy flight. With eight independent motors each driving a single carbon fiber propeller, a backup battery power system, and a ballistic parachute to safely land in the event of emergency, the SureFly provides unparalleled safety for…
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Microsoft and Purdue work on scalable topological quantum computer
In 2016, Purdue University and Microsoft have signed a five-year agreement to develop a useable quantum computer. Purdue is one of four international universities in the collaboration. Michael Manfra, Purdue University’s Bill and Dee O’Brien Chair Professor of Physics and Astronomy, professor of materials…
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Gasoline powered Drones that can stay aloft for five days
MIT engineers has come up with a much less expensive UAV design that can hover for longer durations to provide wide-ranging communications support. The researchers designed, built, and tested a UAV resembling a thin glider with a 24-foot wingspan. The vehicle can carry 10 to 20 pounds of communications…
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Machine learning leverage sensors to give robots an effective sense of touch
Eight years ago, Ted Adelson’s research group at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) unveiled a new sensor technology, called GelSight, that uses physical contact with an object to provide a remarkably detailed 3-D map of its surface. Now, by mounting GelSight sensors…
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New cancer drug tested in mice may benefit certain leukemia patients
Up to 30 percent of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL patients have Philadelphia chromosome, where two segments of chromosomes have aberrantly fused together. Adult ALL patients often see high relapse rates, and treatment-related deaths remain high. Researchers now report on a study that could…
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New form of carbon that’s hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber
Carbon is an element of seemingly infinite possibilities. This is because the configuration of its electrons allows for numerous self-bonding combinations that give rise to a range of materials with varying properties. A team of scientists has developed a form of ultrastrong, lightweight carbon that…
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Row, Row, Row Your Bots: But are they synchronized?
To get maximum propulsion, should a boat’s team of rowers set their strokes to the same rhythm? Or should the rowers stagger the dropping and pulling of the oars through the water? Athletes and scientists have looked at the question, offering illuminating but inconclusive observations.
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Robotic device developed to help stroke survivors recover
A new robotic tool has been developed for assessments of muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in stroke survivors.
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The brain’s rejuvenating cells
A unique immune cell type has been discovered, which may lead to a future treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, say investigators.
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Is the finger-stick blood test necessary for type 2 diabetes treatment?
Blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar control or quality of life for type 2 diabetes patients who are not treated with insulin, suggests new research.
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Analysis of complex protein interactions
A new, novel approach to monitor functional protein complexes has now been created by scientists.
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Inspecting Algorithms for Bias
Courts, banks, and other institutions are using automated data analysis systems to make decisions about your life. Let’s not leave it up to the algorithm makers to decide whether they’re doing it appropriately. – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists propose method to help keep new grid components operational and safe
The power grid’s physical components are continuously improving, with the integration of renewable power sources and advances in physical technology. The software underlying the safe function of the upgraded grid, however, isn’t keeping up.
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Accurate simulations at the nanoscale depend on choosing appropriate interatomic potentials
The robustness, accuracy, and validity of an atomistic simulations hinge on the appropriate choice of force fields. Force fields are key for modeling the interaction between atoms of a matter under study, and the challenge is to have an accurate force field working for any specific material at any desired… – latest science and technology news stories
Accounting for tree height, biodiversity is 3-D
The species-area relationship (SAC) is a long-term pattern in ecology and is discussed in most academic Ecology books. Its implications are relevant for many ecological, evolutionary, conservation and biogeographic purposes. Conversely, the associated volume-species relationship has been mostly ignored….
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Chemists bring mixed folded proteins to life
Scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg and Hebrew University in Jerusalem have found a way to recover a protein structure after its chemical denaturation. The method is based on … – latest science and technology news stories
Fighting fire blight and detecting salmonella
ETH researchers have created an effective weapon against the plant disease fire blight and a new method for detection of Salmonella. Both are based on particular viruses that attack only one species of bacteria. – latest science and technology news stories
NASA finds evidence of diverse environments in curiosity samples
NASA scientists have found a wide diversity of minerals in the initial samples of rocks collected by the Curiosity rover in the lowermost layers of Mount Sharp on Mars, suggesting that conditions changed in the water environments on the planet over time. – latest science and technology news stories
Two new massive planets detected around the star HD 27894
Gas giant planet HD 27894 b appears to have at least two massive companions, according to a new study published June 1 in a paper on One of the newly discovered alien worlds is a Saturn-mass planet, while the other one is a cold exoworld several times more massive than Jupiter. – latest science and technology news stories
Genomic sequencing could become household term with new hand-held device
Within five years, consumers may begin using a device smaller than a flip phone to monitor the air, test their food or diagnose what germ caused an upset stomach. And the root of this capability points to what now is only for scientists—genome sequencing. – latest science and technology news stories
Subsea pipelines make fish safe havens
A first-of-its-kind study led by The University of Western Australia into the ecological value of offshore infrastructure has revealed that subsea pipelines in north-west Australia provide safe havens for commercially important fish. – latest science and technology news stories
Data from a global oceanographic expedition predict how rising temperatures influence growth of plankton populations
Bacterial and archaeal plankton, as the most abundant form of life in the oceans, profoundly influence the global environment. Based on a broad survey of the seas, researchers from KAUST have developed a model that predicts how climate change might affect these microbial populations1. – latest science and technology news stories
The seven most extreme planets ever discovered
Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found – with a surface temperature greater than some stars. As the hunt for planets outside our own solar system continues, we have discovered many other worlds with extreme features. And the ongoing exploration of our own solar system has revealed… – latest science and technology news stories
Detecting water in space and why it matters
Miguel Pereira Santaella, Research Associate at the Oxford University Department of Physics, discusses his newly published work observing never before seen water transitions in space. He breaks down how the discovery will help scientists to answer big planetary questions and build a more accurate understanding… – latest science and technology news stories
Best of Last Week – Possible phenomenon beyond Standard Model, Wow! mystery signal solved and alcohol impact on brain
It was another good week for physics as an international team of researchers offered new confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity by using the Hubble Space Telescope to measure shifts in the apparent position of a star. Also, a team of researchers from several institutions in China demonstrated…
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A Comeback for Electricity Tech Once Championed by Thomas Edison
The growth of renewable energy far from urban and industrial centers is driving a build-out of long-distance direct-current lines  — Read more on – latest science and technology news stories
Crunching the numbers to gauge extremist crime
The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the mass shooting at the Charleston AME church and the Boston Marathon bombing are three recent examples of violent attacks that have shocked the nation. While each was carried out by different assailants under different circumstances, they share a common thread:… – latest science and technology news stories
Opinion: Social media is as harmful as alcohol and drugs for millennials
The word “addiction” brings to mind alcohol and drugs. Yet, over the past 20 years, a new type of addiction has emerged: addiction to social media. It may not cause physical harms, such as those caused by tobacco and alcohol, but it has the potential to cause long-term damage to our emotions, behaviour… – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers report first nanometrically sized superelastic alloy
UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country researchers have explored superelasticity properties on a nanometric scale based on shearing an alloy’s pillars down to nanometric size. In the article published in Nature Nanotechnology, the researchers found that below one micron in diameter, the material behaves… – latest science and technology news stories
Sowing the seeds of hope for critically endangered magnolia tree
In the limestone hills of northern Vietnam, villagers have been busy planting one of the world’s rarest magnolias back into its natural habitat. – latest science and technology news stories
Fungus uses zombie female beetles to infect males
A combined team of researchers from the University of Arkansas and Cornell University has found that a type of fungus kills female goldenrod soldier beetles in a unique way—by causing them to attract males, which assists in spreading spores. In their paper published in the Journal of Invertebrate Pathology,… – latest science and technology news stories
Securing the world’s longest floating bridge against strong wind
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration’s (NPRA) giant project Coastal Highway Route E39 (Ferjefri E39) includes finding solutions for seven fjord crossings along the 1100 kilometre coastline between Kristiansand and Bergen. – latest science and technology news stories
Finnish demo plant produces renewable fuel from carbon dioxide captured from the air
The unique Soletair demo plant developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) uses carbon dioxide to produce renewable fuels and chemicals. The pilot plant is coupled to LUT’s solar power plant in Lappeenranta.
It’s Not Romantic Anymore to Say That Plants Have Brain-like Systems – Facts So Romantic
Last week, researchers found, in the dormant seeds of the small rockcress plant Arabidopsis, a “decision-making center” that they believe resembles “some systems within the human brain.”Photograph by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center / FlickrLast month, when the mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu,…
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This new ramjet engine could triple the range of Chinese missiles
From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal Deadly surprises for even the most modern stealth fighters. Chinese engineers have tested a souped up ramjet that will make Chinese missiles faster and fly further. Read on. – Nanotechnology News Feed
Electron Microscope with Graphene Film Enables Observation of Miniscule Viruses
A day or two will not be enough to develop innovative scientific devices that redefine the extent to which we can observe and measure. Such advancements mandate small steps that can overcome many… – Nanotechnology News Feed
New Nanotechnology-Based Blood Test for Predicting Prostate Cancer Helps Avoid Painful Biopsies
Alberta Scientists have developed a new diagnostic that will allow men to avoid painful biopsies to check for aggressive prostate cancer. The test includes a unique nanotechnology system to make the…
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Epigenetic changes at birth could explain later behavior problems
Epigenetic changes present at birth — in genes related to addiction and aggression — could be linked to conduct problems in children, according to a new study.
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Older adults are good Samaritans to strangers
A study has shown that while older adults treat their kin and friends the same as younger adults do, the elderly donate more to strangers than younger adults, even when their generosity is unlikely to be reciprocated.
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Acting and thinking: Are they the same for our brain?
Neuroscientists have recently put forward an original hypothesis — all these cognitive functions rely on one central function: emulation. This function creates an abstract dynamic ‘image’ of movements, thereby enabling the brain to strengthen its motor skills and construct a precise and lasting representation…
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ALMA Reveals the True Shape of the Boomerang Nebula
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers view the Boomerang Nebula – a pre-planetary nebula produced by a dying star. This Picture of Week… The post ALMA Reveals the True Shape of the Boomerang Nebula appeared first on SciTech Daily. Physics News
Imaging helps to spot fake ancient daggers
Since the 19th century, collectors have become increasingly interested in weapons from ancient Asia and the Middle East. In an attempt to fight forged copies, physicists are now adding their imaging power to better authenticate these weapons; the fakes can’t resist the investigative power of X-rays combined… Physics News
Zig-zagging device focuses high-energy radiation emissions
There’s no substitute for using the right tool for the job at hand. Using low-energy radiation sources simply isn’t suitable for certain tasks: equipment used in cancer treatment requires a strong, monochromatic source of radiation to produce hard X-rays. Other similar radiation sources find applications…
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3D printing breakthrough heralds ‘new era’ for advanced skin models
A new method for 3D printing human skin has now been created, which both shortens the process and reduces the cost.
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PET imaging of atherosclerosis reveals risk of plaque rupture
A hybrid molecular imaging system unites three imaging modalities to map the composition of dangerous arterial plaques before they rupture and induce a major cardiac event, shows new research.
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Fasting glucose as a marker for greater weight loss on a high-fiber, low-glycemic diet
A Preliminary study finds that study participants with high fasting plasma glucose lost more weight than those with low fasting plasma glucose when following a high-fiber, low-glycemic load diet.
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Antlers Are Miraculous Face Organs That Could Benefit Human Health
There’s so much more to deer antlers than fighting and impressing the ladies
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Use of prefabricated blood vessels may revolutionize root canals
Researchers have developed a process by which they can engineer new blood vessels in teeth, creating better long-term outcomes for root canal patients and clinicians.
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Smell Test May Sniff Out Oncoming Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s
How an unlikely clue could help solve the mystery of two devastating disorders — Read more on
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Black Holes, Cosmic Collisions and the Rippling of Spacetime
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Shining a Light on the Dark Corners of the Web
Cybercrime researcher Gianluca Stringhini explains how he studies hate speech and fake news on the underground network 4chan — Read more on – latest science and technology news stories
Flower power: gardening as therapy in Poland
An elderly woman leans over to smell a lush flowerbed of lavender in sprawling gardens surrounding an imposing early 20th-century palace in a pastoral corner of eastern Poland. – latest science and technology news stories
Islands and coastal regions are threatened the most
Humans are responsible for the movement of an increasing number of species into new territories which they previously never inhabited. The number of established alien species varies according to world region. What was previously unclear is where the most established alien species could be found and which… – latest science and technology news stories
A single molecule is missing and the cell world is empty
Cells multiply by duplicating themselves: they grow, replicate their components, and finally split into two. Many diseases are related to defective cell division; cancer is one of them. Understanding mechanisms conducting this division is therefore essential in the search for cancer treatments. Researchers… – Nanotechnology News Feed
Using Graphene to Enhance the Working of Next-Gen Molecular Electronic Devices
An innovative technique for enhancing the functionality of next-generation molecular electronic devices by making use of graphene has been developed by an international research team headed by the…
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Uncovered: 1000 New Microbial Genomes
Microbes play important roles in regulating Earth’s biogeochemical cycles and in Nature Biotechnology, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute scientists report the release of 1,003 phylogenetically diverse bacterial and archaeal reference genomes–the single largest release to date.
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Health Effects of Oil and Gas Emissions Investigated in Texas
Focus is on benzene, volatile organic compounds and other chemicals within a half-mile of production wells — Read more on
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China developing new strategic nuclear bomber
The Pentagon has their annual report to Congress on the China’s military. The 2017 report is 106 pages long. The Federation of American Scientists have summarized the report. The most sensational nuclear news in the report is the conclusion that China is developing a new strategic nuclear bomber to… – latest science and technology news stories
Lyft joining forces with Jaguar Land Rover in tech venture
The next Lyft car you book may soon be a Jaguar or a Land Rover. – latest science and technology news stories
Small-scale Doppler effect to help cyclists stay safe
An extremely sensitive radar that can detect when different parts of people’s bodies are moving at different speeds could help drivers avoid collisions with vulnerable road users such as cyclists.
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Wanted: More Data, the Dirtier the Better
To distill a clear message from growing piles of unruly genomics data, researchers often turn to meta-analysis — a tried-and-true statistical procedure for combining data from multiple studies. But the studies that a meta-analysis might mine for answers can diverge endlessly. Some enroll only men, others…
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Bongard Problems and Scientific Discovery
Unlike most puzzles that are solved by applying rules, Bongard problems go to the heart of scientific discovery: They give you two sets of six related figures, the left-hand set consisting of examples that satisfy some unknown rule, and the right-hand set having items that break the rule. Your task,… Physics News
Physicists use quantum memory to demonstrate quantum secure direct communication
For the first time, physicists have experimentally demonstrated a quantum secure direct communication (QSDC) protocol combined with quantum memory, which is essential for storing and controlling the transfer of information. Until now, QSDC protocols have used fiber delay lines as a substitute for quantum…
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Could Tiny Fusion Rockets Revolutionize Spaceflight?
A small NASA-funded company is slimming down nuclear fusion reactors for space science — Read more on
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Volcanic ‘plumerang’ could impact human health
A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.
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Chip captures individual cells in minuscule gels
Researchers have developed a chip that can capture and hold individual cells in the exact center of a minuscule hydrogel droplet. Their novel method keeps cells alive for multiple weeks, which makes it easier to study them. This makes it possible to, for example, test the action of new drugs and improve…
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HPV vaccine could drastically reduce cervical and other cancers globally
The latest HPV vaccine could prevent most HPV infections — and millions of cancers — worldwide, according to new researchers.
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E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, study shows
People who regularly use electronic cigarettes are less dependent on their product than those who regularly use traditional cigarettes, according to researchers.
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Vegetarian diets almost twice as effective in reducing body weight, study finds
Dieters who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on conventional low-calorie diets but also improve their metabolism by reducing muscle fat, a new study has found.
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Musical mystery: Researchers examine science behind performer movements
Researchers are one step closer to solving one of the mysteries of social interaction: how musicians communicate during a performance and anticipate one another’s moves without saying a word.
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Promiscuous Salamander Uses Genes From Three Partners Equally
A UI study shows that a unique all-female lineage of salamander equally balances genes from the males of three other salamander species. The findings highlight the bizarre ways some animals reproduce in order to preserve their species. The results were published in the journal Genome Biology and Evolution.
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A new study shows cannabidiol improves mental functioning in rats impaired by a condition analogous to schizophrenia.
Credit: Fabrice CoffriniA chemical compound found in cannabis may improve working memory and recognition in people suffering from schizophrenia, according to a new study that adds a fresh twist to the complex relationship between marijuana and mental health.The findings by a team of…
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ALMA hears birth cry of a massive baby star
Astronomers have determined how the enigmatic gas flow from a massive baby star is launched. The team used ALMA to observe the baby star and obtained clear evidence of rotation in the outflow. The motion and the shape of the outflow indicate that the interplay of centrifugal and magnetic forces in a…
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Nothing boring about the thinnest boron ever
Researchers made a sheet of boron only one atom thick with the potential to change solar panels, computers, and more.
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Six Google search tips to find anything faster
DIY Start searching smarter. Expert tricks for finding whatever you need through Google’s search engine, from specific types of files to results from another part of the world. – latest science and technology news stories
Uber weighs shake-up as inquiry report looms
Uber on Monday was mulling a shake-up of top management, including a possible leave of absence for its chief executive, as the ridesharing giant prepares to release results of an independent inquiry into misconduct and ethical practices, reports said.
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These QFX elite speakers pack great sound & fit your budget at under $60
Sponsored Post Smartphone control, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and great sound to boot. These QFX elite speakers pack great sound & fit your budget at under $60. Smartphone control, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and great sound to boot. Read on.
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Five Fintech Companies Using AI to Improve Business
Artificial intelligence may be all the craze in Silicon Valley, but on Wall Street, well, there’s a lot of skepticism. High-powered algorithms are not a new phenomenon in finance, and for this industry, the name of the game is efficiency and precision. Quite frankly, finance executives want systems…
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Treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat
A study has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
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Can’t shake old ideas? Wash them off, suggests new study
Handwipes aren’t just for germs anymore. Their uses may extend to more flexible thinking and reorienting one’s priorities. A pair of researchers at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has found the physicality of cleaning one’s hands acts to shift goal pursuit, making prior goals…
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Technology unlocks mold genomes for new drugs
Fungi are rich sources of natural molecules for drug discovery, but numerous challenges have pushed pharmaceutical companies away from tapping into this bounty. Now scientists have developed technology that uses genomics and data analytics to efficiently screen for molecules produced by molds to find… – latest science and technology news stories
A fall left a man paralyzed. Now a robotic ‘exoskeleton’ lets him walk again.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Five years after he fell while building a treehouse, paralyzing him from the waist down, Scot Mills stood from his chair at Carolinas Rehabilitation last Monday and took a stroll outdoors. – latest science and technology news stories
Tracking invasive species? Follow the people
Islands and populated coastal areas are the world’s “hotspots” for invasive species, which can upend entire ecosystems and drive local animals and plants to extinction, a study reported Monday.
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‘DNA Is a Bully’ That Hustles Transcribers to Targets
“DNA is a bully.” That’s how researcher Jeffrey Skolnick sums up the dominant power of DNA motion among the forces acting upon transcription factors as they move through DNA’s winding thickets to their target sites. He and Edmond Chow have programmed a very large, unique simulation that tests and corroborates…
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NASA will try to create glowing rainbow clouds tonight, and you can watch
Space The colorful clouds should be visible from New York to North Carolina. Red and blue-green artificial clouds that will help scientists study Earth’s upper atmosphere. Read on.
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Anorexia nervosa has a genetic basis
Anorexia nervosa is associated with genetic anomalies on chromosome 12, a large-scale, international whole-genome analysis has now revealed for the first time. This finding might lead to new, interdisciplinary approaches to its treatment.
Space enterprise can fix the economy
This article originally appeared in the June 6, 2017 issue of SpaceNews magazine. President Trump is laser focused on creating jobs and fixing the economy.  However, in a time of anemic economic growth, the scourge of wealth inequality, and the present day preoccupation with technological innovation…
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Targeted photodynamic therapy shown highly effective against prostate cancer
Researchers have demonstrated the efficacy and optimal dose for targeted photodynamic therapy (tPDT) to treat prostate cancer before and during surgery. Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) was targeted with an anti-PSMA antibody radiolabeled with the tracer indium-111 (111In) and coupled with specialized…
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Quantum theory for manipulating nanomagnets
A new theory that predicts the properties of nanomagnets manipulated with electric currents has now been revealed by experts. This theory is useful for future quantum technologies.
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How blows to the head cause numerous small swellings along the length of neuronal axons
Researchers have discovered how blows to the head cause numerous small swellings along the length of neuronal axons. The study observes the swelling process in live cultured neurons and could lead to new ways of limiting the symptoms associated with concussive brain injuries.
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Not All Trash is Created Equal
By 2025, the regions of the world that produce the most waste—and what they’re producing—will have shifted dramatically
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Seven Books Worth Reading to Change the Conversation About Climate Change
Smithsonian scientist Nancy Knowlton selects some of her favorite picks off her bookshelf
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Five Big Questions About How to Forge Humanity’s Future
There’s still a lot unanswered when it comes to coping with a warming planet
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Are You Optimistic About the Earth’s Future?
Read the full transcript from the inaugural Second Opinion roundtable
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Michael Bloomberg Wants to Solve Climate Change From the “Bottom Up”
As Washington deadlocks, the former New York City mayor believes that cities, businesses and people are the best hope for saving the environment
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Meet Dean Lomax, Master of the Prehistoric ‘Death March’
Paleontologists study creatures that have long ceased to be, all in the hopes of “resurrecting” the history of their lives on Earth. But paleontologist Dean Lomax, an Honorary Visiting Scientist at the University of Manchester, has made a name for himself recreating a very specific part of ancient…
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A bird’s song might be in her genes
Animals Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s learned behavior. Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s learned behavior. Read on.
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New computing system takes its cues from human brain
Researchers have created a new computing system that aims to tackle one of computing’s hardest problems in a fraction of the time.
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Insomnia not purely psychological condition: Insomnia genes found
An international team of researchers has found, for the first time, seven risk genes for insomnia. With this finding the researchers have taken an important step towards the unraveling of the biological mechanisms that cause insomnia. In addition, the finding proves that insomnia is not, as is often…
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Splitting cells: How a dynamic protein machinery executes ‘the final cut’
Every day billions of cells die in our body and need to be replaced by newly dividing cells. Cell division is a beautifully orchestrated process that involves multiple critical steps. At the very end, “cellular abscission” splits the membrane and thereby gives birth to two daughter cells. Abscission…
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Low levels of vitamin A may fuel TB risk
People with low levels of vitamin A living with individuals sick with tuberculosis may be 10 times more likely to develop the disease than people with high levels of the nutrient, according to research.
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Animal models can’t ‘tune out’ stimuli, mimicking sensory hypersensitivity in humans
Mice genetically engineered to mimic a type of autism in humans, fragile X syndrome, are unable to adapt to, or tune out, repeated stimulation to their whiskers — unlike ordinary mice. The findings have implications for a common symptom — sensory hypersensitivity — in humans with autism.
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Researchers find glass eels use internal compass to find their way home
Scientists are closer to unraveling the long-standing mystery of how tiny glass eel larvae, which begin their lives as hatchlings in the Sargasso Sea, know when and where to ‘hop off’ the Gulf Stream toward European coastlines to live out their adult lives in coastal estuaries. news
Flash Physics: Hubble tracks dancing stars, ‘little brother’ Higgs not found, living diode from muscle cells
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Superfluid polaritons seen at room temperature
Quasiparticles could be put to work in optical circuits
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Vitamin C and antibiotics: A new one-two ‘punch’ for knocking-out cancer stem cells.
Cancer stem cells, which fuel the growth of fatal tumors, can be knocked out by a one-two combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C, report investigators.
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Promiscuous salamander found to use genes from three partners equally
A study shows that a unique all-female lineage of salamander equally balances genes from the males of three other salamander species. The findings highlight the bizarre ways some animals reproduce in order to preserve their species.
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Drug lowers levels of biomarker linked to ALS
A new study finds that a decades-old drug used to treat malaria lowers levels of a biomarker linked to the inherited form of ALS.
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Using enticing food labeling to make vegetables more appealing
Does labeling carrots as ‘twisted citrus-glazed carrots’ or green beans as ‘sweet sizzilin’ green beans and crispy shallots’ make them more enticing and increase vegetable consumption?
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Detailed new genome for maize shows the plant has deep resources for continued adaptation
A much more detailed reference genome for maize has been published by researchers. The sequence of DNA letters in the plant’s 10 chromosomes reveals how how incredibly flexible it is, a characteristic that directly follows from the way its genome is organized. This flexibility not only helps explain…
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Is educational attainment associated with lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease?
Men and women with the lowest education level had higher lifetime risks of cardiovascular disease than those with the highest education level, according to a new study. – latest science and technology news stories
New findings refute groupthink, proving that wisdom of crowds can prevail
Anyone following forecasting polls leading up to the 2016 election likely believed Hillary Clinton would become the 45th president of the United States. Although this opinion was the consensus among most political-opinion leaders and media, something clearly went wrong with these prediction tools.
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Who’s been having sex on the beach? How did Einstein do on his latest test? June 5-11 2017 #sciseekpicks #scicomm
Each week, the ScienceSeeker editors pick their favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise. Here is a round-up of the Science Seeker Editors’ Selections for the past week:These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach by Joshua Cassidy at Deep LookThe Sad Sex Secret of Octopuses at…
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Researchers Find a Surprise Just Beneath the Surface in Carbon Dioxide Experiment
An X-ray technique, coupled with theoretical work, revealed how oxygen atoms embedded very near the surface of a copper sample had a more dramatic effect on the early stages of the reaction with carbon dioxide (CO2) than earlier theories could account for. This information could prove useful in designing…
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Lab on a Chip Could Monitor Health, Germs and Pollutants
Imagine wearing a device that continuously analyzes your sweat or blood for different types of biomarkers, such as proteins that show you may have breast cancer or lung cancer. Rutgers engineers have invented biosensor technology – known as a lab on a chip – that could be used in hand-held or wearable…
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Chemists perform surgery on nanoparticles
The site-specific method could allow chemists to manipulate nanoparticles’ properties.
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Nanoelectronic barcoding on lab on a chip could monitor health, germs and pollutants
Engineers have invented biosensor technology – known as a lab on a chip – that could be used in hand-held or wearable devices to monitor your health and exposure to dangerous bacteria, viruses and pollutants.
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Jupiter may be even older than we thought
Space This gas giant has seen it all. A new study supports the idea that Jupiter may have been the very first planet in our solar system. Read on.

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