Greg Billington

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How Does Tesla’s ‘Ludicrous Mode’ Stack Up Against Bugatti, Lamborghini?

On Friday Tesla mastermind Elon Musk announced a new “Ludicrous Mode” for his electric Model S sedan and the upcoming Model X SUV.<p>He promised that …

Fragile Pencil Lead Sculptures Painstakingly Carved by Hand

Russian artist Salavat Fidai utilizes his remarkably steady hand when carving sculptures from the tiny, graphite tip of a pencil. From famous works of architecture to distinct human figures, Fidai is able to painstakingly recreate each model with an X-ACTO knife as his only tool. This artistic …

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6 Of The World's Best Coffee Brewing Methods

Highlighting the craft of manual brewed filter coffee, the World Brewers Cup is a competition that celebrates both skill and service excellence. In …

Why I think Berkeley is the best place to live in the Bay Area

I want to preface this by saying that Berkeley is not for everyone.<p>You have to have a high tolerance for eccentricities of all types. You have to love a little chaos. And you have to accept that things will always be a bit messy.<p>But, if you're the type of person who doesn't mind insanity, Berkeley …

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Yamaha O±O : Electrically Power Assisted Bicycle by Jose Gonzalez

<b>Yamaha O±O</b> or O Plus Minus O is a conceptual electric powered assisted bike born out of the project of “AH A MAY”. It’s a special Yamaha project that …

Hack A Toy Hobbit Sword To Detect Wi-Fi

No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection<p>In <i>The Hobbit</i>, the sword Sting glows blue whenever Bilbo Baggins approaches orcs or goblins--a convenient feature in Middle-earth. In the real world, free wireless detection is more useful. “We’re always looking for fun projects that get people …

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Teach Your Fish How To Walk

Recreate an ancient evolutionary milestone in your own home<p>Four hundred million years ago, our ancestors crawled out of the sea. Last year, biologist Emily Standen imitated the ancient feat by raising pet store fish on land. A species called the Senegal bichir can breathe moist air through a …

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New Liquid-Based 3D Printer Takes Minutes, Not Hours

Plus it has a real Terminator vibe<p>Rapid prototyping may soon get a whole lot more rapid, thanks to an entirely new method of 3D printing. Instead of taking hours to 3D-print something, it might soon take minutes.<p>The UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, who described their new process in the journal <i>Science</i>, …

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These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …