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25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

These Wireless Earbuds Charge While They're in Your Pocket

These are perhaps the headphones of the future: earbuds which use Bluetooth to beam audio to your ears, with small rechargeable batteries to …

Nikon Releases $12,000 AF-S 400mm f/2.8E Lens and 1.4x AF-S Teleconverter

Not to be outdone by Canon’s lens announcements from yesterday, Nikon has come back with a few major announcements of its own. And foremost among …

Dad saves a kid from getting hit by becoming faster than a superhero

Old man strength. The ability to fix anything broken inside the house. The impeccable sense of direction. The never ending wallet. Dads are basically …

Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

Gliders

Most Expensive U.S. Home Sale Ever: Connecticut Estate Goes For $120 Million

Ladies and gentlemen, a new record has been set: Copper Beech Farm is now the most-expensive home sale in the United States–ever. The estate, at 499 Indian Field Road in Greenwich, Connecticut, closed Friday for $120 million.<p>That figure shatters the prior record held by Softbank billionaire …

​Powdered Alcohol: 3 Important Things You Should Know

Over the last couple of days you might've heard that a company called Palcohol has been cleared to market powdered alcohol in the United States. It …

Why Weed Makes You... You... Huh?

Scientists have long suspected that THC somehow affects the hippocampus region of the brain, the bit responsible for controlling short-term memory, …

A weird black ring appeared in the sky in England and then disappeared

This is bizarre. A 16-year-old girl saw a giant black ring in the sky above England and captured it on video. After three minutes of floating around …

Here are the perfect male and female bodies, according to men and women

If you ask men and women what they think the perfect body is, you're going to get two very different answers. It's fascinating, really. UK lingerie …

Is It a Good Idea to Vaporize and Inhale Alcohol?

Vaporizing, and then inhaling alcohol has gained a lot of attention lately. In the 1950s it was introduced as a treatment for excessive fluid in your …

Get Lost Inside This Seriously Hypnotic Spinning Clay Art

I cannot stop watching intricate patterns emerge like magic from the hands of Russian potter Mikhail Sadovnikov. How does he draw such incredible …

Is This Weird Little Blob The Future Of Bottled Water?

We get it. Our love of drinking water from disposable plastic bottles is a problem, enough of a problem that San Francisco actually wants to ban …

How to take incredible pictures with your phone

In this episode, it's all about making the most of your smartphone camera. We show you how to determine your camera's image quality, give you insider tips on taking better photos, and feature an affordable do-it-yourself project that can be built within...

Photography

Motorcycle Photography 101

I’m a photographer of many things. I shoot live music, portraits and fashion, but my favorite subjects have wheels—and more specifically, two wheels.<p>There are many ways to photograph a motorcycle. You can shoot it while riding, racing, or wrenching. Or when it’s just leaning on the kickstand at a …

Canon EOS

Water Droplets Flow Uphill through a Superheated Maze Thanks to the Leidenfrost Effect | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Science Friday made this fascinating video about the Leidenfrost Effect, where water dropped on an extremely hot surface is …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

Samsung Galaxy Devices Now Get a Rad Free Music Service Called Milk

Samsung's got a new streaming music service called "Milk" that gives free—and importantly, <i>ad-free</i>—tunes to owners of Galaxy devices.<p>The new streaming …

Lithiumcard Is A Unique Charger That Can Fit Inside Your Wallet

There are a lot of battery packs and external chargers available in the market, but today, we came across an interesting external charger which is …

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Robotics

Yep, it's playable Tetris on a business card

An Arduino-based project shakes up the boring world of business cards by embedding a playable Tetris game.<p>Business cards are used to share your contact information and make a good impression. Even the fanciest paper business card can't hold a candle to technical designer Kevin Bates' Arduboy …

Arduino

Tokyo Is No Longer the Most Expensive City in the World

Legendarily unaffordable Tokyo is no longer the priciest metropolis in the world—it has been supplanted by another, far more inaccessible city. Want …

Gizmodo

<i>Imagine how cool it would be if buildings weren't actually constructed above-ground; if instead we lived in a large-scale garden of growing</i> …

How to make a mini crossbow with just a bottle cap and popsicle sticks

Here's some fun you can have at home with little to no effort: make a mini crossbow from a bottle cap, two popsicle sticks and a rubber band. You can …

The US Navy is finally deploying giant lasers

Oh baby. The US Navy is saying a prototype of the solid state Laser Weapons System (LaWS) is ready for deployment. This summer in the Persian Sea, …

Sony Xperia M2 review: A sleek, attractive Sony Android phone - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Sony Xperia M2 has a sleek, attractive design, enough power for your day to day tasks and doesn't cost the earth.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's got a disappointingly low resolution display and arrives with the old and outdated Android Jelly Bean on board.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Although the Sony Xperia M2 looks …

Phones

Plexus Protection Gear for Skateboarders

<b>PLEXUS Protection Gear</b> has been designed to protect skateboarders from serious injuries without forgetting about aesthetics and utility. Aside from …

Skateboarding