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UK police charge man with murder in slaying of British lawmaker

The accused killer of British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as "Death to traitors, freedom for Britain" in his first court appearance.<p>Thomas Mair, 52, made the defiant statement Saturday in Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.<p>He was charged overnight with murder, inflicting grievous bodily …

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MetaWear Helps You Creates Wearable Tech In 30 Minutes Or Less (video)

Anyone who enjoys building electronic devices that might be considering making some wearable technology, adding to the currently available …

Turn any inkjet printer into a circuit printer with this DIY kit

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: AgIC Inc.<p>Circuits–the wires that carry electricity from point A to point B in an electronic device–are becoming more …

A Google X Co-Founder’s Ingenious Technique To Rapid Prototype Socially Responsible Products

Instead of slowly tweaking their design over months and months of testing, the team at Soma used Tom Chi’s Home Team / Away Team technique to refine designs of their new water filter as quickly as possible.<p>Two years ago, I cofounded a company called Soma. We create and sell a sustainable glass …

Google Glass

The Buffett Formula: Going to Bed Smarter Than you Woke Up

Most people go through life not really getting any smarter. Why? They simply won't do the work required.<p>It's easy to come home, sit on the couch, …

The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything

There are four simple steps to <b>the Feynman Technique</b>, which I'll explain below:<p>Choose a Concept<br>• Teach it to a Toddler<br>• Identify Gaps and Go Back to The …

Video: Aesop-Inspired Study Shows Crows Can Be As Smart As Human Children

Crows can drop stones into water to raise the level and access floating treats.<p>In Aesop's fable of The Crow and The Pitcher, the thirsty feathered protagonist comes across a pitcher partially filled with water, but cannot reach the delicious liquid with its beak--it's just out of reach. Being very …

Birds

Scientific Super Bubbles

Are Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hours of Practice Really All You Need?

Practice makes perfect, but mastery might require something more than 10,000 hours of trying.<p>Keep practicing, and you might become an expert. Or maybe you won't. Who knows? Not the experts, suggests a raging debate.<p><b>Made famous by Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell, the 2008 book's</b> …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Nix Color Sensor

A small device that lets you sample colors from surrounding objects. You can save the RGB values of colors and even look for paint stores that sell …

V-Tex Rapid Cooling Technology

Enviro-Cool is working on a user-friendly <i>“reverse microwave.”</i> The V-Tex chiller can cool down a canned drink from room temperature to 5ºC in just …

Kyte & Key Cabelet

A stylish way to carry your charge-and-sync USB cables with you. Cabelets are covered in brown, black, white or orange braided leather with bronze or …

The 1 Method to Trick Your Brains into Making Habits Stick

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Every habit you want to build can be broken down into a sequence of steps.<p>For …

The Watch With A Real-Time Solar System Inside

This is Van Cleef & Arpels' $245,000 <i>*coughing up tuna salad on rye*</i> Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium, a watch with a 369-piece movement …

Google's smart contact lenses for diabetics: Another step towards the Google-powered cyborg - ExtremeTech

Google’s smart contact lenses for diabetics: Another step towards the Google-powered cyborg<p>By on January 17, 2014 at 9:28 am<p>This site may earn …

Vertex Backpacking Stove

Cooking while backpacking can be more trouble than what it's worth, many times because of the weight and bulk of most portable stoves. The Vertex …

How the Innovation Economy is Turning Makers Into Manufacturers

Chris Anderson, the former editor-in-chief of Wired, is the cofounder of 3D Robotics, which sells small UAVs. How did he make the jump from editor to entrepreneur? These are the three factors lowering the barriers of entry.<p><b>Four years ago, when I was a magazine</b> editor, I bought one of the first …

PowerUp 3.0 iPhone-Controlled Paper Airplane

Combine the tactile nostalgia of paper plane folding with the hands-on enjoyment of RC flight using the PowerUp 3.0 iPhone-Controlled Paper Airplane …

Carbon Fiber

GadgetellSolutions Media

12Feb/18<p>The outdoor goods and apparel retailer has scrapped its legendary unlimited returns policy whereby customers were allowed to return …

Harvard's flying robot insect can now hover and steer

When we looked at the RoboBee last year, it was only able to fly for a few seconds before crashing. Now, the robot can hover and move along a preset …

iPhone-Operated Digital Lock Makes House Keys a Thing of the Past

Kwikset's new Kevo door lock turns your iPhone into the simplest of digital keys. Just have your phone in your pocket or purse, tap the Kevo lock, …

Boatpack

Roof boxes are a necessary evil from time to time — so why not make sure they do something more for you than just carry your stuff? The Boatpack …

Boats

GDC 2013: I have worn the future of gaming, and it is the Oculus Rift

While we generally discourage first-person narrative in Digital Trends’ gaming section, occasionally it’s the best way to convey the impressions of …

Virtual Reality