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Starwatch: The May night sky

Three planets, and three bright stars, form a shallow arc across Britain's SW sky at our star map times. The line-up takes in Jupiter, conspicuous but low in Gemini in the NW, Regulus in Leo in the W, and Mars which shines brightly in Virgo and above-right of Spica in the SW. Extend it to Saturn in …

This is NOT What Evolution Looks Like

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

Inside Coin's techie vision for the all-in-one credit card

This hardware startup's ambitious device is a .84 mm thin card that stores an unlimited number of payment methods in its dynamic magnetic stripe.<p>In a compact San Francisco office suite equipped with soldering stations and swipe-testing machines, Coin's team of seven has been working furiously to …

FinTech

Sidecar and Lyft Will Introduce Mandatory Fares in California

Ridesharing startup Sidecar announced that California users will now be required to pay fares for rides they take using the service, moving away from …

Cloud Printing & Shipping Service Lob Raises $2.4 Million Seed Round

This summer, the Y Combinator-backed startup Lob launched a new developer API which lets companies easily integrate printing and shipping services into their applications. Today, the company is announcing $2.4 million in seed funding from various YC partners and angel investors. Participating in …

NASA to Grow Lettuce in Space on ISS

NASA is planning to grow lettuce in space under pink LED lamps on the International Space Station. It said that in all, lettuce, Swiss chard, …

Space Exploration

Miele declares war on handles and fingerprints with knock2open dishwashers

When we say taps, we're not talking about the shiny chrome ones on your kitchen sink. Miele has developed a door opening technology called Knock2open …

Demonstration

Look out retailers: Google Glass has a price comparison app!

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Retail store owners might get a little disappointed when they see someone walk in wearing Google Glass(s goog). A new app for …

Road trips USA: a local's view of Chicago – in pictures

Chicago brings to mind music, baseball, dive bars, hotdogs and much more. From its iconic buildings – such as national-landmark-listed Macy's on State Street and the beautiful Music Box Theatre – to a vinyl-only record shop and its street art there's plenty to see that encapsulates the city. …

Lifecap Offers The Ultimate In Gear Protection

If you’re the outdoorsy type, you’ve probably got a few waterproof containers, including one packed with survival gear. While it may seem overkill to …

Geology Wallpaper

I am loving this new geology and rock-inspired wallpaper line from Interiors by Element. I’m a huge fan of anything geometric, stylized faux wood and …

Why Some Great Ideas Catch On And Others Don’t

Anesthesia caught on overnight, while antiseptic took decades. Why?<p>In 1846, a Boston dentist named William Morton demonstrated anesthesia for the first time. Within the year, it had been tested in hospitals and published in the medical community. Within seven years, anesthesia was a standard in …

Starbucks expands Powermat wireless charging pilot to Silicon Valley stores

The Powermat experiment at Starbucks appears to be going well. After rolling out the wireless tabletop charging stations to a small sample of locations in Boston, Starbucks is expanding the "evaluation" to select Silicon Valley stores. "We have seen positive customer response to wireless charging …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

Rocky S2V Survival Grenade

Let’s say you’re out on your Grizzly — see today’s earlier post — and through some bold shenanigans that you probably shouldn’t have attempted, the …

Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet

iPads and the like can be incredibly handy... when you're around things like Wi-Fi, cellular towers, and electricity. For those times when you're …

Gogo Elite Tent | By Nemo

The Gogo Elite Tent by Nemo is the ultimate solution for adventurers that want to pack light, perfect for bicycle or motorcycle touring, sea …

Naimakka Paracord Bracelets

Paracord (Parachute cord) was originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II, paratroopers then discovered that when …

Survival Bands | By Re Factor Tactical

The Survival Bands by Re Factor Tactical carry all the essentials on your wrist allowing you to survive anytime, any place. They feature a can …

Solarmonkey Adventurer | Solar Charger

The SolarMonkey Adventurer is a rugged, slimline, and portable solar powered charger with internal battery. This is an essential gadget for your next …

Waterproof Socks | By Dexshell

DexShell waterproof socks are ideal for adventurers, fishermen and lovers of water action sports such as downhill or kayaking. The socks are …

Camping

Glider | Shelter & Rain Retention System

Remember the popular Kammock? (a light-weight camping hammock designed to comfortably sleep one person), now the same guys have launched a new …

Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chums

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Camping<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>This Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chums is one of those clever little …

S.H.O.V.E.L.

This thing, the Semi-Honed Oblong Versatile Eating Ladle, or S.H.O.V.E.L., is useful enough to give a Swiss Army Knife a run for its money. Features …