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Sakti3: The Next-Gen Battery Company You Need to Know About

We’re always on the lookout for emerging technologies, manufacturing processes, and other nerdy things that could disrupt or enhance the automotive industry—but we must admit that our most recent discovery was a bit of a surprise. That discovery would be Michigan-based battery-tech startup Sakti3, …

Clean Energy

10 Chocolate Chip Cookies to Travel For

The chocolate chip cookie is about as American as it gets.<p>Surprisingly, the cookie as we know it today didn’t exist until the 1930s, when a happy accident led Ruth Wakefield to create the recipe as she was preparing homemade goods for her guests at the Toll House Inn — the legacy of which lives on …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Chocolatiers

The best thing about the digital age is dialogue. We’re not here to tell you what we think you need to know; we’re here to start a conversation — to ask you for your input, to learn from your experiences and expertise, and to share that local insight with the world.<p>Some of the best conversations …

The World’s Best Pâtisseries

Are you salivating yet? Wait for it….<p><b>1. Sweet Lady Jane</b> <i><br>8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA</i><p>This upscale bakery makes some of the best lemon meringue tarts, flourless chocolate cake, and cheesebread in the U.S. The decorated cakes are both visual and culinary masterpieces. Grab a seat …

How to be less stressed about money

What we lack in money, we apparently make up for in stress.<p>Despite a long bull market, an improving economy, heightened consumer confidence and more …

CES 2015 Post-Mortem: The New Tech Products That Matter Most

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been showcasing the tech industry's hottest products since 1967. This year's show didn't have any …

The Most Epic Video Game Moments of 2014

Doing what video games do best.<p>As video game budgets continue to climb and hardware continues to become more and more powerful, the number of …

Extreme Sports

5 Big Questions For The 2015 Auto Industry

The world’s automakers kick off each year with the glitz and glamor of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. While the U.S. industry wound up 2014 with the strongest sales since the heady era before the recession, a number of questions remain about the path ahead for the car …

General Motors

Here's What the 1,000-Mph Car Looks Like in Pieces

The British land-rocket designed to top 1,000 mph is coming together.<p>This is the Bloodhound SSC. Or, at least, this <i>will be</i> the Bloodhound SSC, which will attempt to achieve the land speed world record and drive more than 1,000 mph, across the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.<p>The array of parts you …

100 games to look forward to in 2015

Which games will you be playing in 2015?<p>As the year begins, Polygon has picked out a selection of games coming in the next 12 months. We've tried to choose games that are either due this year, or seem likely to arrive. We've focused on a selection of noteworthy console and Windows PC games, though …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft is developing a new web browser that's not Internet Explorer.</b> The new browser is codenamed "Spartan."<p><b>2. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is releasing a laptop.</b> It looks identical to a MacBook Air.<p><b>3. A former Sony employee is one of the suspects in an investigation into the Sony</b> …

Rewind: Best viral videos of 2014

There were more viral videos in 2014 than you can shake a stick at, and you could spend weeks watching them all. From John Oliver to the Ice Bucket Challenge, we were absolutely inundated with stuff to watch throughout the year, and that’s a great thing.<p>Wishing you could relive some of the best …

Ice Age

France’s postal service is testing delivery by drones

Amazon may have gotten all the buzz last year when it talked about delivering products by drones. But France could actually beat the e-commerce giant to the punch.<p>This week, LaPoste, France’s postal service, announced that its package-delivery subsidiary, GeoPost, had successfully completed initial …

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

10 great stocks for 2015 from 3 market wizards

The stock markets are rarely fair to anyone, but here’s one of the worst injustices in the investment world: Some of the gurus who produce the best …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. "The Interview" has become the biggest online movie ever released by Sony, pulling in more than $15 million from over 2 million downloads.</b> Sony Pictures Entertainment originally said it would not release the film over terrorism fears following a suspected North Korea cyberattack on the</b> …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

What the future of robots could look like

Meet the voices behind 'Big Hero 6'<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Chris Atkeson: Care robots might not be far in future<br>• Robots could help caregivers with more demanding physical work, he says<br>• They could also help with early diagnosis of diseases, he adds<p><i>Editor's note: Chris Atkeson is a professor at Carnegie Mellon</i> …

Take a ride in one of Fidel Castro’s limos

Cuba is famous to car fans all over the globe for classic American cars that fill the streets of its capital, Havana. They’re the ones that get …

The secret (and costly) life of the American teenager

<b>1. America will look a lot different when we grow up.</b><p>Like every generation of adolescents, today’s teens have habits that are utterly unfamiliar to …

And the most charitable city in America is…

Salt Lake City, Utah, the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the most charitable city in the country, new research …

You can put the next stock-market crash on your 2016 calendar now

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Spoiler alert: Actually, you’ll hear the crash coming. Many, many times. You just won’t act. Won’t get out in …

7 top money management apps

Keeping a balanced budget can help you stay on track and sleep better at night. But if your money-management system requires sifting through piles of …

These 20 companies achieved $1B+ valuations in 2014 (updated)

<i>Update 12/29: We’ve added AdYen.</i><p><i>Update 12/30: We’ve added IronSource.</i><p><i>Update 1/6/2015: We’ve added Credit Karma.</i><p>It is really, really difficult to create a company and grow it to the point where investors believe it is worth $1 billion or more. That milestone is so difficult to achieve, in fact, that …

Five Big Things To Watch At CES 2015

You have probably been hearing quite a bit in recent months about the Internet of Things coalescing into a major high tech business opportunity. You are likely to hear a lot more about this during the upcoming 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>The Internet of Things converges intelligent …

Healthcare Predictions For 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julie Papanek is a principal at Canaan Partners where she invests in healthcare startups.</i><p>Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the U.S. healthcare system: insurance, …

World's First 3D Printed Harmonograph Created by Students in Australia, Featuring Christmas Lights

The 3D Genie Harmonograph<p>It seems as though over the course of the past year, we have covered so many stories of the “world’s first 3D printed …