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This nifty travel budget calculator is a digital nomad's wet dream

If you’re a digital nomad at heart and you often suffer from irrepressible episodes of wanderlust, you know how important it is to plan your budget in advance. But in case you’re too lazy to calculate your expenses, there’s now a website that will do it for you.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free tool that …

Researchers Use Beer Waste to Make Batteries

A win-win for breweries and battery makers.<p>Beer and batteries aren't two things you'd consider in a symbiotic relationship. But new research from the University of Colorado in Boulder has developed a new bio-manufacturing process that can essentially turn a brewery's wastewater into a fungal pool …

Intel announces Falcon 8+ drone with a top speed of 35 mph (and an awesome controller)

Intel continues its assault on the unmanned aerial drone industry this week with the introduction of the Falcon 8+ for North American markets.<p>The …

Google Photos will rotate awkward sideways pictures for you

Google<p>Google is always looking to improve Google Photos – a cloud-based app that lets you store unlimited images and videos (for free if 16 megapixels). With the latest update, Google Photos will bring you more meaningful throwbacks, more action-packed animations, and suggested rotations for …

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Terahertz radiation could speed up computer memory by 1000 times

One area limiting speed in personal computing speed is memory -- specifically, how quickly individual memory cells can be switched, which is currently done using an external magnetic field. European and Russian scientists have proposed a new method using much more rapid terahertz radiation, aka …