Darby Krajicek

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Obama to make 'smart guns' push

The president is opening a new front against gun violence, and it's alarming cops who say they don’t want to be guinea pigs.<p>President Barack Obama is opening a new front in the gun control debate, readying a big push for so-called smart gun technology – an initiative that the gun lobby and law …

Liberal News

Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA

It’s all about the future of storage.<p>Microsoft msft . just bought 10 million strands of DNA from a San Francisco company called Twist Bioscience. Why? Data storage.<p>When you think about DNA and data, chances are you’re thinking about all that genetic information that can help further medical …

DNA

Google, Ford, and Uber just created a giant lobbying group for self-driving cars

A who's-who of carmakers, technology companies, and ride-sharing startups are joining forces to pressure the federal government on the issue of self-driving cars. Ford, Google, Uber, Lyft, and Volvo announced Tuesday the formation of the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, a lobbying group …

Google

The 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest announces winners

The ocean's waters are a vast mystery, but developments in photography technology allow us to get a brief glimpse into the beauty water can hold.<p>Italian photographer Davide Lopresti was named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016 after his submission "Gold" — which shows a beautiful yellow …

Nature Photography

Hover Camera is a safe and foldable drone that follows you

You can grab it any way you want without hurting yourself.<p>"Follow me" is an up-and-coming feature on consumer drones, and then you've also got those that are foldable for the sake of portability. Very few devices carry both advantages, but Beijing startup Zero Zero Robotics has already gone further …

Mobile Photography

This Futuristic Table Will Keep Food Warm, Cool Down Drinks and Charge Your Phone

The future is here, and it’s hosting great dinner parties.<p>The most brilliant table ever was recently exhibited at Milan’s design week. Perfect for entertaining, the Smart Slab table from designers Kram/Weisshaar can keep plates warm, drinks cold and even cook food.<p>The elegant, space-age-looking …

Food & Dining

Watch Surreal Drone Footage of New York City Shot Using the Vertigo Effect

Thanks to drones, filmmakers are able to shoot scenes that would be impossible to capture otherwise. Cinematographer Tim Sessler has found a way to …

New York City

Soylent — Free your body

Soy protein<p>A new soy protein isolate adds improved digestion, smoother texture, and a more robust amino acid profile.<p>Algal oil<p>Produced efficiently in …

Watch a River Catch on Fire Because of Fracking

Mother Nature probably never wanted to wax a song about fire and water but when fracking gets involved, all sorts of wild stuff starts happening. …

Cool Stuff

iBubble, an autonomous drone camera, takes users under the sea

First came the camera. Then the underwater camera. And now, there’s the diving drone camera. As tech continues to reach new heights, we’re exploring …

Wildlife

Scientists take next step towards observing quantum physics in real life

The microscopic world is governed by the rules of quantum mechanics, where the properties of a particle can be completely undetermined and yet …

Physics

FOOTER

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Stocks

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Guns

Garlic Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bombs

​Finally! After almost a month hiatus getting​​ this site squared away with new hosting, layout, plug-ins, and my first ever logo (the logo took …

Garlic

Pinhole Photography With a Camera Made from a Shoebox

<i>All images by Daniel Singer. Used with permission.</i><p>“I originally used the shoe box because it was a good size to start with, I had one laying around …

Photographers

Gunmaker to forge $1 million pistols from a meteorite - Dec. 24, 2015

High-end handgun maker Cabot Guns is making a pair of pistols from a meteorite.<p>Cabot Guns announced that its "extra-terrestrial pistols" will be forged from a meteorite as old as the Earth itself, and could sell for as much as $1 million at auction next year.<p>"It hasn't been done before and that's …

Guns

17th Century Style Nuremburg Wheel Lock Musket (AL3622)

17th Century Style Nuremburg Wheel Lock Musket with Lavish Figural Inlay. Splendid work of art wheel lock musket, mounted with 16th century Ottoman …

17th Century

The Commercial Origins of American Gun Culture

Oliver Winchester started his career in 1848 as a men’s shirt manufacturer. He did well enough that, by 1855, he could afford to invest in a fledgling New Haven firm called the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company—and start to shift over to the gun business, where his name became famous.<p>To Winchester …

Advertising Industry

Origami Pot Changes Size as Plants Grow

Like hermit crabs, plants need to find new homes once they've outgrown their current ones. The process can be messy (and life-threatening), so it's …

Origami

Mormon leader Brigham Young’s personal revolver up for bid (14 pics)

A revolver belonging to Mormon church leader Brigham Young is the flagship item up for bid in a firearm auction slotted for later this month.<p>Young’s …

Mormonism

Solar plane successfully departs from Hawaii with no fuel

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun.<p>After some uncertainty about winds, the Solar Impulse team took off from Hawaii on Thursday, …

Renewable Energy

How to Grilling Crabs on The Barbecue

Boiling is probably the most common way to prepare this seafood delight, although most people don't know that it can also be grilled, thus infusing …

Northeastern United States

Man catches 400-pound fish with a wrench

A St. Petersburg, Florida, man caught a 400-pound fish with a lure made out of wrench. CNN affiliate WFTS reports.

Animals

Nasa's experimental engine could put humans on Mars

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online.</i><p>Ever since its first mission in 1958, Nasa has been battling the Tsiolkovsky …

Mars

Breakthrough method means CRISPR just got a lot more relevant to human health

The gene-editing tool CRISPR may one day change the way humans approach medicine — or at least that’s how it’s been portrayed so far. But for all the talk of using CRISPR to eliminate disease, the method was never very good at doing one important thing: altering single letters of DNA. (DNA is made …

Humanity