Troy Dessauer

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Surface Pro 3 review: Has Microsoft finally made a tablet to replace your laptop?

It didn't last long, but there was a moment earlier this week when I was sure Microsoft would unveil its own laptop. At a press event, Surface chief Panos Panay took the stage to remind the reporters in attendance how they once said tablets would make laptops obsolete. A quick scan around the room …

4 animations that show what’s really going on with our climate

Trying to understand what’s actually going on in the world’s climate seems like it might be truly impossible. For one thing, there are <i>so many</i> …

Scientists propose collider that could turn light into matter

A pair of researchers predicted a method for turning light into matter 80 years ago, and now a new team of scientists are proposing a technique that could make that method happen in the purest way yet. The proposed method involves colliding two photons — the massless particles of light — that have …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

These Solar Roads Could Power The Entire Country

The founders of the Solar Roadways project want to cover every highway in thick, LED-lit glass.<p>There are nearly 18,000 square miles of roads in the U.S., an area that’s bigger than the entire states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts combined. By some estimates, there are also as many as 2 billion …

8 Times to Reduce Tension Throughout the Day

For National Women's Health Week, try to stress a little less: Follow this daily schedule for times throughout the day that you can take a bit of a breather (and ahhh… doesn't that feel better?)<p>Today's subtle stressors can not only make you feel spent come evening—they can affect your health 10 …

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4 Fitness Habits It's OK to Skip When You're Busy

One trainer shares what you can cut from your workout…every now and then.<p>In an ideal world, you'd have unlimited time to complete your workouts. But in the real world, you're lucky if you get in 20 minutes before you have to dart to accomplish the next thing on your to-do list.<p>Luckily, that doesn't …

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2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost: Pony Rides, Two Cents

We take the shotgun seat in a 2015 Mustang EcoBoost and form some opinions.<p>Now, we’re not saying we helped develop the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang. That’s mostly because we totally didn’t help develop the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang.<p>What we did, though, during our early ride in a Mustang powered by the …

33 Brilliant Quotes About The Human Experience You Never Knew You Needed Until Right Now

The prettiest smiles hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears and the kindest hearts have felt the most …

Homemade Sports Drink

About 8 months ago, DIY Natural community member Peggy shared her recipe for homemade Gatorade with us. I kept telling myself I would try this out, …

Nissan reveals updated 2015 370Z Nismo among the faithful

Well before quick Honda Si models of the '80s or the performance juggernaut that the Toyota Supra and Mazda RX-7 became in the 90s, the Datsun 240Z was an early stake in the ground for Japanese sports cars. It was affordable, but the original Z-car was also a capable coupe that could show its tail …

The case for the manual transmission

Why we take matters into our own hands. (And feet.)<p>A few months ago, I followed a discussion on the Internet. Clarification: I followed a discussion on Facebook, which is like the Internet crossed with a gossipy prison camp. It was one of those back-and-forth sessions where someone makes a good …

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