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This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

This dexterous humanoid has robot fingers that almost perfectly mimic human hands

'MELTANT-α' is a robot created by a Japanese company called Meltin. Meltin focuses on studying the human body to the finest details and applying that …

Robotics

Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

Hiking

Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …

Flying Car

The 7 most underrated backpacking trips you should do this summer

THIS SUMMER, think beyond your local trails and turn backpacking into your main vehicle for adventure. Few things are better than the overwhelming …

Hiking

Robotic Muscles from Fishing Line and Nichrome

Did you know that under the right conditions, nylon can be used as a type of artificial muscle? We certainly didn’t until we came across [Brandon T. …

Fishing

Sprawling Wheel Leg Robot Crawls and Climbs

The latest version of this skittery little sprawling robot can climb walls and crawl like a turtleWe’re always impressed by the way David Zarrouk (a …

Robotics

German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …

Screen Protector

The World's Most Untapped Destinations

From remote islands to unexplored deserts and jungles teeming with wildlife...<p><i>Tom Marchant is the co-founder of luxury travel company and trip planner, Black Tomato, which delivers luxe experiences around the world via inspiring itineraries and access to the globe's up-and-coming, remote</i> …

Northern Lights

7 Ways You Can Travel (Almost) for Free in 2018

Pack your bags!<p>If “travel more” is one of your New Year’s goals, but you never got around to checking off “win the lottery” from this year’s resolution list, there’s no need to freak out. Even if Instagram makes it seem like you need to be a millionaire to jet around, there are plenty of ways to …

France

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Next-gen spoked magnet design spins up cheaper, lighter, more powerful electric motor

It comes in the form of an electric motor that has its magnets arranged like spokes around the central hub, and Foley claims it offers superior …

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

A Well-Chronicled Adventure in Tiny Robotics

Some of us get into robotics dreaming of big heavy metal, some of us go in the opposite direction to build tiny robots scurrying around our …

Minnesota Juicy Lucy Recipe on Food52

• 2 pounds ground beef<br>• 4 slices of American cheese<br>• Salt and pepper<br>• Vegetable oil<br>• 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped<br>• Sliced pickle chips (bread & butter or dill)<br>• 4 soft hamburger buns<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<p>Separate the burger into 8 pieces and create 1/4-inch thick patties out of each one.<br>• Fold the American cheese …

This Instagram-famous pilot's photos of thunderstorms, blinding sunrises, and the Northern Lights show what it’s like to work from the cockpit at 37,000 feet

Van Heijst is also a travel blogger and photographer. He takes photos of the incredible views he enjoys from the cockpit via his Instagram account, then writes about them on his blog.<p>From blinding sunrises to the Northern Lights — or navigating his way through a violent front of thunderstorms — …

100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime

Whether you've only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you're a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered.<p>And, whether you look for a spot with an element of adventure, peace and quiet, or you simply don't like your towel …

Costa Rica

How to Safely Scuba Dive from Shore

<i>Rule No. 1 when you dive from shore: Be prepared.</i><p>Eric Douglas and his dive buddy had dived Laguna Beach’s Shaw Cove dozens of times, entering and …

Scuba Diving

Deep in the Desert, the Hyperloop Comes to Life

When the hyperloop first sparked a frenzy in 2013, it was just an Elon Musk Big Idea—very exciting, maybe possible, definitely hard to believe. Now, …

Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend

Nissan has a brand new concept vehicle it unveiled at CES this year, called the ‘Xmotion.’ The crossover SUV concept vehicle features sleek exterior lines with sharp angles to accentuate details like the headlights, and inside blends touchscreen displays, innovative control mechanisms and spare …

These Are the Stunning Photos From the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Whoever said …

Nature Photography

15 Breathtaking Beaches With The Clearest Water You've Ever Seen

Travel<p>15 Breathtaking Beaches With The Clearest Water You’ve Ever Seen<p>If you weren't already dreaming of a tropical vacation, you will be …

Beaches

Bruce McCandless, First Astronaut To Fly Untethered In Space, Has Died

NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless has died at the age of 80, NASA announced Friday. You may not know his name, but you most likely have seen him in one of the most famous pictures ever taken in space. In 1984, McCandless strapped on a jet-powered backpack and flew away from the shuttle, by himself, …

National Geographic’s 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year Winners

National Geographic pays a tribute to the best nature photographer in an annual photo competition, and this year’s winning entries for the four …

Ford Helps Pioneer An Exoskeleton For The Future Of Assembly Lines

The EksoVest is aimed squarely at factories, where workers might be faced with injuries caused by repetitive stress–and that market could be vast.<p>Last week I donned an exoskeleton and became a cyborg. But the suit didn’t give me superhuman strength. It was a more subtle effect: I could feel just a …

Exoskeletons

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …