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Hack This: Edit an Image with Python

Algorithmic Photoshop, at your fingertips.<p>Whether they're being registered by the rods and cones of a human eye or being sent across a computer network in binary streams, images are just data. Pixels and parameters. Image editing thus consists only of data operations, usually a whole lot of them. …

Tutorials

The first discovery of 2 colliding black holes just fundamentally changed our perception of the universe

On Thursday at a news conference in Washington, D.C., the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, made up of more than 1,000 scientists worldwide, publicly released results that had been secretly circulating among the scientific community for the past few weeks: the first detection of a phenomenon called …

Physics

Tesla jolts future of energy with new home battery

The Powerwall home battery aims to revolutionize energy consumption, Messenger ends its Mercury mission with a bang, and Microsoft's age-detecting tool is not to be trusted.

Tesla

This Power Plant Can Turn A Third Of Shenzhen’s Trash Into Energy Every Day

A group of Danish architects is designing the largest waste-to-energy plant ever built.<p>In December, dozens of people were killed in Shenzhen when a landslide of refuse and construction waste from the Hongao Construction Waste Dump collapsed. Shenzhen, a city that has grown faster and bigger than …

Urban Planning

Obama Pledges To Double Spending On Renewable Energy Research By 2020

President Obama will be sending his budget to Congress this coming week, and in it, he’s announced that it will double the investment in research for …

A National Power Grid: The Answer To Renewable Energy’s Storage Problem?

Who needs batteries when renewable energy can flow everywhere, whenever it’s needed?<p>Wind power is now as cheap as coal, and in some places, solar is cheaper than natural gas. But there’s one thing that most people assume still holds back renewable energy in the U.S.: power plants need a constant …

Engineers Devise a Way to Harvest Wind Energy from Trees

It's not much power, but it may be enough to matter.<p>Harvesting electrical power from vibrations or other mechanical stress is pretty easy. Turns out all it really takes is a bit of crystal or ceramic material and a couple of wires and, there you go, piezoelectricity. As stress is applied to the …

Engineering
Renewable Energy

POD Tent Maxi Elite

POD Tent is the revolutionary new concept in social camping offering a refreshing new approach to outside living. The system is designed to be …

Did parallel universe open up? Hundreds see 'floating city' filmed in skies above China

YouTubeThe "City in the sky" and (inset) close up<p>Onlookers, some who are said to have videoed the bizarre event, were said to be mesmerised as a …

China

based Home Computer

Buying a computer used to be something you had to plan and save money for, at least if you wanted one that would last for a while and have the …

Hiking The Routeburn Track in New Zealand

The Routeburn Track is a 32km traverse through New Zealand’s Southern Alps that links Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Park. The trail weaves …

New Zealand

How Smartphone Startup Light Plans to Replace High-End Cameras

Thanks to a partnership with Foxconn, the startup hopes its technology will find its way into phones by next year.<p>From a small space in Palo Alto, Calif., startup Light is looking to turn the camera industry on its head.<p>Smartphones have already decimated the market for compact, point-and-shoot …

Startups

The revolutionary Lily Flying Camera Drone is brought to life thanks to 3D printing

May 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>It’s no surprise that some of the most exciting tech to come out in years has been brought to consumers thanks in no small …

Drones

A man lost 50 pounds hiking 2,660 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail — and he made an awesome time-lapse video of selfies to prove it

Imagine hiking 2,663 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. Then imagine taking a selfie at every mile. That's what Andy Davidhazy did back in 2013, capturing a 50-pound weight loss with photos of himself.<p>Here's Davidhazy at the beginning of his journey.<p>He created a time-lapse video (about four minutes …

Hiking

Watch: Man takes one selfie for every mile on a 2,600-mile hike, turns it into an incredible timelapse video

This is what you call selfie dedication. Outdoorsman Andy Davidhazy went on an epic 2,600-mile hike of the Pacific Crest Trail that spans all the way …

Time-lapse Photography

Liberty TM

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Behold: a wristband that replaces your phone with a dumber phone

The folks behind the giant and retro (but not quite useful) Neptune Pine smartwatch are back -- and this time they're aiming to flip technology paradigms. Their new product, the Neptune Duo, is made up of two familiar looking devices that don't work the way you'd expect. The Neptune Hub is a chunky …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

New York City

Designing The Moment Case: The Good, the Bad, and the Work Most People Don't Show

<i>Images Courtesy of The Moment Case. Story by Erik Hedberg.</i><p>If you asked Erik to describe himself, designer would come after "snow surfer." A native of …

Mobile Photography

Video: Meteorologist hilariously freaks out during super-rare ‘thundersnow’ storm

Meteorologists tend to be a little bit strange by nature but we don’t think we’ve ever seen one get quite so excited about unusual weather as <i>The</i> …

I just added wireless charging to my iPhone 6 in 10 seconds, and it cost less than $20

In the future, all of our devices will be charged wirelessly. We saw the early stages of the future of wireless charging technology unveiled earlier …

Mobile Technology

New photos from Roswell crash are ‘smoking gun that proves aliens exist’

Undiscovered photographs which are said to show a humanoid alien creature found near Roswell in a crashed spacecraft in 1947 are to unveiled this May.<p>…

29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die

<b>If you live in the U.S., you don’t need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.</b><p>1. Mendenhall Glacier Caves, Alaska<p>In Mendenhall Valley of …

Sonicable slices device charge time in half

Bluetech Industries, the company behind the Sonicable and previously the Slimger portable charger, argues that battery capacities have not kept up …

Mobile Devices

A Linux Developer’s Setup

Have you ever tried to go with Linux on a consistent basis but found it hard to get used to? Do you feel confused when having to choose a Linux …

Linux

Are We Designing Nutrition Labels All Wrong?

One recent study says yes—and offers a better way forward.<p>Nutrition labels have the best of intentions—to keep us healthy—but they sure don’t have the clearest of formats. Four in 10 North Americans admit to no better than a “partial” understanding of them, according to a recent Nielsen survey. …

Nutrition