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Xbox One X pre-orders are back (update)

Standard edition campaign opens today<p>Microsoft today announced that pre-ordering is now open for the Xbox One X, which is due for release on Nov. 7. The company previously ran a pre-order campaign for the Xbox One X Scorpio Edition — which included a vertical stand — but that quickly sold …

Xbox One X

5 bad career choices that are never worth it

In your career there will be times when you realize you've made the wrong choice after it's too late.<p>Sometimes, if you can learn something from your mistake, you wind up better off than before.<p>But other choices are best to get right the first time around.<p>Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Hyundai’s upcoming all-electric long-range SUV to reportedly start at ~$39,000

While Hyundai has made it clear that they accelerated their plan for their first long-range electric SUV, it’s still not clear which model will make it to market first.<p>They have electric versions of the Niro, the Stonic and the Kona coming all within the next 2 years and now we learn that they …

Electric Vehicles

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

New Battery Promises A 5 Minute Recharging Time And 300 Miles of Range

Electric vehicles have come a long way in the past few years but one key problem remains: long recharging times. <br>Faster chargers have improved things …

Electric Vehicles

Casio’s Pro Trek WSD-F20 rugged Android Wear smartwatch is now available for $499

Earlier this year at CES 2017, Casio launched its second rugged Android Wear device, the Pro Trek WSD-F20. Now, this smartwatch is finally available for purchase for $499.<p>The WSD-F20 comes as a successor to the WSD-F10 offering up Android Wear 2.0 out of the box, as well as some new sensors and a …

We just hit 410 ppm of CO2. Welcome to a whole new world.

This is not normal: We’re on track to witness a climate unseen in 50 million years by mid-century.<p>In pre-industrial times, the concentration of …

Cycling success: 10 U.S. cities pushing biking forward

New infrastructure, better bikesharing, and safer streets<p>London announced a plan to spend a billion dollars on bike highways and cycling infrastructure late last year. Oslo wants to transform its downtown into a car-free zone by 2019. German cities are testing out bike-based cargo delivery …

5 exercises every fit guy must do

What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being strong enough for whatever you want to do. If you want to rock climb like a boss, you …

New Internet Of Things Hardware Arrives At Adafruit PyCom WiPy 2.0, WiPy Expansion Board 2.0 And More

Adafruit has today announced the arrival of new Internet of Things hardware to its online store in the form of the Pycom WiPy 2.0 which provides a a …

This tiny drone doubles as a thick iPhone case

Pocket-sized drones like the Mavic Pro seem poised to be the photography of the future, but one company is taking things to the next level by slapping a tiny drone inside an iPhone case.<p>It’s called the Selfly and while the little drone is not as powerful as its larger rivals, it packs a ton of …

The subprime auto market is turning toxic

Delinquencies of 60 days and higher among subprime auto ABS increased by 22% year-over-year in August, Fitch Ratings reported on Friday - now amounting to 4.9% of the outstanding balances that Fitch tracks and rates. And subprime annualized losses increased by 27% year-over-year, reaching 8.9% of …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Productivity

Nine reasons why commuting by bike is surprisingly brilliant

For anyone who commutes to work on two wheels, the benefits are huge – and becoming increasingly more attractive as the public transport is hit by …

Cycling

Lucid Motors plans to release high-performance, self driving, electric Tesla competitor in 2018

Silicon Valley-based battery and drivetrain company Atieva has rebranded itself as Lucid Motors, and is looking to go into large scale production of …

Tesla

Eve-Tech's crowdsourced computer: the laptop designed by its users

The Finnish startup turned to an online community of tech enthusiasts to shape the design of its new device. The result? Something ‘really different’<p>When Finnish startup Eve-Tech launched its first device, the T1 tablet computer, it received positive reviews for its premium feel and budget …

Tablets

Focus Jam2 e-MTB first ride review

Focus claims to have reinvented the electric mountain bike with the Jam2. Focus says it’s retained the playful ride character of its Jam trail bike …

Batteries

Germany to Ban Internal Combustion by 2030

The German Bundesrat has voted to ban new gasoline- or diesel-powered vehicles from EU roads starting in 2030.<p>Members of the German government have just passed a resolution to ban the sale of internal combustion engines in the European Union by 2030. Only zero-emissions vehicles would be allowed on …

New House bill seeks to limit ethanol in gasoline to current usage

Pretty much since its passage in 2007, the Renewable Fuel Standard has been a controversial piece of legislation.<p>Enacted as part of the Energy …

These e-bikes look just like bicycles on the outside, but ride like an electric

<b>Practical, stylish, and powerful, Ampler's e-bikes conceal a smart electric drive system within the bike itself.</b><p>Electric mobility solutions are a …

Clinton declares victory in Kentucky primary; Sanders wins in Oregon

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton declared victory in the Kentucky primary on Tuesday, potentially disrupting a string of expected primary losses this month that had threatened to weaken her even as she turned her focus to her likely matchup against Republican Donald Trump in the general …

Government

56-Mile 1974 VW Beetle up for Auction

A 1974 Beetle might not be the most desirable of Volkswagen’s aircooled offerings, but ’70s-era Bugs are enjoyable to putter about in, make enough power that they’re not pants-smearingly terrifying to drive in modern traffic, and feature those tricolor taillights that Beetle aficionados tend to …

I Spent 6 Months Cycling From Iran to Spain, And It Taught Me the Value of Trusting Strangers

It is such a cliché: Rich twenty-something white girl travels and has life-transforming experience. Either by wandering through churches and castles in Europe, building schools for orphans in Africa, or partying on a beach in Southeast Asia.<p>Been there, done that. It was awesome. I'm not one to …

Here’s The Perfect Bicycle For Small Urban Apartments

There are few things more daunting than ending a long bike ride only to find yourself faced with traversing several flights of stairs. And even after the climb, there’s still the problem of figuring out where to store your bike in that tiny urban apartment you call home.<p>Dutch design student David …

Apartments

Ten Badass Variants of Really Boring Cars

Not every performance car has to be built on a dedicated platform. Sometimes awesome cars start out as something much less exciting.<p>There's no denying that purpose built performance cars are awesome. The Chevrolet Corvette, for example, is engineered from the ground up to be every bit as good as …

General Motors

Elon Musk Says Tesla Cars Will Reach 620 Miles On A Single Charge “Within A Year Or Two,” Be Fully Autonomous In “Three Years”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sat down with a Danish TV show last week and had some interesting predictions to share.<p>Asked, for example, when he thought the company could produce a car that can “break 1,000 kilometers” (or 620 miles) on a single charge, he said his guess would be “within a year or two,” …

Tesla

The Pope Smokes Out Congress on Climate Change

The funniest line of the last few days came from Arizona's Republican Congressman Paul Gosar.<p>Resentful that Pope Francis might blaspheme the sacred chamber of the World's Greatest Deliberative Body with some inconvenient truth about global warming, Gosar announced he would boycott the Holy Father's …

The Universe Is Almost Done Making Stars

Star formation is now 30 times lower than at its peak 11 billion years ago.<p>In its youth, the universe was a roiling soup of star ingredients, with new stars forming rapidly. But now it's much quieter, and things are not expected to get more exciting anytime soon, astronomers say. For the first …