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How An Eames Lounge Chair Is Made

Made from molded plywood and leather, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is one of the most iconic pieces of furniture ever made. The piece was …

Grand Rapids

Volocopter envisions "air taxi" stations that can handle 10,000 passengers a day

The question around ‘flying cars’ quickly shifting from ‘what if’ to ‘how’<p>If you want to be taken seriously in the “flying car” business, you need a solid infrastructure plan. It’s not enough to just have a cool-looking aircraft that can take off and land vertically. You also need a citywide system …

Transportation

Curious Questions: Why does freshly-mown grass smell so good?

Nothing says 'Spring is here' better than that wonderful aroma of newly-cut lawn. Martin Fone, author of 'Fifty Curious Questions', explains why it …

Lawn Mowing

5 Amazing WoodWorking Tools You MUST Have

Scientists: Fusion Power Could Be on the Grid in 15 Years

A new superconducting material and ridiciously powerful magnets are potentially the key to a power revolution.<p>It's no exaggeration to say that functional fusion reactors—ones that generate more energy than they require—would change the world. While hundreds of scientists have been working on a …

Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time

Electric cars could soon have as much range as petrol and diesel cars -- and recharge in a matter of minutes -- thanks to what researchers are calling a "breakthrough" in energy storage technology. Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University have created a new material for supercapacitors, …

Boston Dynamics robots can now hold the door for its friends

(Hold the door, holdthedoor, holdor...)<p>The most rewarding YouTube upload notification I ever opted into, without exception, is for the Boston Dynamics channel. With each semi-monthly notification ping comes a video of some new way that the SoftBank-owned company’s robots can either terrify or …

Robotics

Scientists invent ‘super wood’ that could replace steel

Scientists have devised a way to make wood up to 12 times stronger in a bid to replace steel with a cheaper, lighter and more renewable …

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

Solar Power

Google spent a record $18M last year lobbying the Trump administration

Google spent $18M last year lobbying the Trump administration, the highest amount it has ever spent on its efforts to influence the White House. In all, tech giants spent a record $50M on lobbying in 2017.<p>The record spend isn’t too surprising when you consider the number of issues on which the tech …

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Self-improvement

LG Display rollable OLED TV hands-on

Belkin’s smart water assistant automatically monitors your water supply

The first product from Belkin’s Phyn water company<p>In 2016, Belkin announced Phyn, a new company that would focus on creating products for smart water management in partnership with plumbing and infrastructure company Uponor.<p>Now, at CES 2018, Phyn is announcing its first consumer product, the Phyn …

Home Automation

Casting a $20 Million Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The glass arcs that will let astronomers peer back millions of years are decades in the making GMTOBuilding a mirror for any giant telescope is no …

Telescopes

Surface Book 2 review: Microsoft gets closer to the 'ultimate laptop'

Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is an even stronger MacBook Pro competitor than before. Mostly, that's because there's finally a 15-inch model for people who need a bit more screen real estate. But the company has fixed most of the issues we had with last year's 13-inch model, as well. That's …

Raindrop Brings Rainwater Harvesting at Its Stylish Best to Your Garden

Minimizing ecological impact and utilizing natural resources responsibly is one among the many things that makes a home green. With the attention …

Water

The Best Business Laptops

After considering 90 models and testing seven, we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T470s is the best business laptop for people who need one. It performs …

Computer Hardware

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket raised up on Cape Canaveral launchpad; to set of on mission next month- Technology News, Firstpost

SpaceX's biggest rocket till date, the <b>Falcon Heavy</b>, has been finally raised on the Cape Canaveral launchpad for the first time. The rocket will look …

Space Travel

Moleskine's smart notebook will work with Microsoft Office

Microsoft has long sold its Surface devices on the idea that they can double as digital notebooks; laptops one minute, journals the next thanks to their detachable displays and styli. (Heck, the Surface Book has a "Clipboard" mode.) With today's Moleskine partnership, however, the company seems …

SpaceX is about to launch its monster Mars rocket for the first time — here's how it stacks up against other rockets

<i>This video was originally published on December 7, 2017.</i><p>With the announcements of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and Big Falcon Rocket, Blue Origin's New Glenn, and NASA's Space Launch System, it can be tough to tell one rocket apart from the other. Following is a transcription of the video.<p>NASA's Saturn V …

Space Travel

Iter nuclear fusion project reaches key halfway milestone

After a series of set backs the international project is back on track, say scientists, giving tentative hope for a major new source of clean power by 2025<p>An international project to generate energy from nuclear fusion has reached a key milestone, with half of the infrastructure required now …

Energy

Fusion factory: assembling Iter, the most complex machine ever built

<b>Assembling the world’s largest nuclear fusion experiment is now an engineering problem. But it may be the most daunting challenge that has ever been</b> …

Nuclear Energy

Surprising Sculptures Crafted from Glass and Wood

Scott Slagerman brings together wood and glass to create a series of contemporary and unique sculptures out of wood and glass. After drawing the …

America's Cup Race Gets A Radical New Single-Hulled Boat

Emirates Team New Zealand, which took home the America's Cup after swiping it from Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in a duel of foiling catamarans off Bermuda this summer, has reinvented the boat that will next compete for the trophy.<p>After its win in June, Team New Zealand announced three months …

Sailing

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 really is a beautiful beast

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Pin Light Collection by Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia

Pin is a collection of lighting, designed by Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia, that boasts clean lines and geometric forms to create minimalist fixtures. A …

Furniture

Grovemade: Introducing the Desk Shelf System for your workspace

The awesome folks from Grovemade have recently introduced what they called: Desk Shelf System to enhance your workspace to the very next level. Most …

Furniture

103 examples of modern garden design

Various examples of modern garden design<p>Your Exterior Design to be implemented with the same attention as the interior design. Usually, we give all …

Landscaping