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Ninja 750 by Huge Design

Bill Webb has two passions in life: design and motorcycles. He’s a partner at a San Francisco agency called Huge Design, and for years his daily ride was a 1995 Kawasaki ZX7 Ninja. Then the bike was stolen and stripped.<p>When Bill recovered his Ninja—known as the ZXR 750 in most other countries—he …

Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

The car maker is demonstrating how homes and cars will become part of the same renewable energy system.<p>In the future, auto companies won’t just build cars. They’ll build cars that are part of the energy infrastructure, providing back up storage for the solar panels on your roof, and reinforcing the …

Man vs. Machine: Which is Better at Converting Sales?

<i>Ofer Yourvexel is the CEO of WRNTY, developing leading order taking apps and sales management software.</i><p>Technology replaces people – that’s a fact. The things that made our society more productive could now be contributing to its decline as humans are less in demand. But have we arrived at the point …

This Week's Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what’s coming out of Cupertino next. Some are legit, but many are …

Democratizing Creation

Thanks to Cambrian Genomics for that incredible, credible tag line – democratizing creation. It fast tracked me into the future as it caught me …

Samsung blurs the line between phone and camera (again) with the Galaxy K zoom

Last year, Samsung tried something a little kooky: it made a mash-up of a middling smartphone and a solid point-and-shoot camera (you know, the kind smartphones have nearly driven to extinction). The resulting chimaera was called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and it was... not great. To absolutely no one's …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

Drones banned at Yosemite National Park

Park Service says drones are noisy and "can impact the natural landscape."<p>The National Park Service is warning visitors to Yosemite National Park …