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Say goodbye to your clunky air conditioner — this kitchen table uses no electricity to regulate the temperature of your apartment

Consisting simply of a surface and legs, the table is one piece of furniture that has remained largely the same for thousands of years.<p>But now, a French design duo has come up with a way to turn the humble table into a means of climate control that doesn't use any electricity.<p>Paris-based industrial …

Furniture

Sticky fingers? KFC Turns Its Tray Liners Into Keyboards For Smartphones

Sadly, KFC’s “Finger Lickin’ Good” promise isn’t an ideal solution to smartphone users. Who wants to touch their screens with digits full of sticky, salty food?<p>Thankfully, KFC heard consumers’ plight and designed a system that lets customers have their bucket of chicken and eat it too.<p>Working with …

Watch someone beat the world’s hardest Super Mario World level

Since <i>Super Mario World</i> came out for the Super Nintendo on November 21, 1990, war and famine have taken untold millions of lives, nations have risen …

Retrogaming

3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

A damaged sixth-century sword in a museum in Norway has been perfectly reproduced as new through 3D printing.<p>After hundreds of years as a great power, the Roman Empire finally crumbled, seeing its final days in the fifth century. Of course, the destruction of something so vast could only be …

3D Printing

How Steve Jobs Connected It All: An Interactive Look at Apple’s Technology History

An excerpt of Apple’s inventor and technology network from 1978 to 2014, with Steve Jobs occupying a central position as the single light blue node …

Steve Jobs

Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling abroad, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan. An update to the Google Translate app, announced Wednesday, will add the ability to translate printed text by aiming your phone's camera at it -- …

Google Translate

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

You don't have to daydream about "Back to the Future" to ride a hoverboard. Hendo Hover, with the help of Hawk, hopes its Kickstarter campaign will bring this high-tech fun to the masses.<p>Ever since we first saw Marty McFly hop on a hoverboard to escape the bad guys in "Back to the Future Part II," …

Hoverboards

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

I would very much like a flexible smartphone that I could scrunch up like paper and stuff into a pocket. I don’t quite know why I would like that, but it feels like something that the future should create.<p>Samsung’s wild Galaxy Note Edge is a tiny step toward that eventuality. The screen’s glass …

Internet Trolls Really Are Psychos

If you’ve ever managed an online community, a blog, or a brand’s Facebook page, you have encountered the dreaded “troll.” These community members can be provocative and rude, and are known for creating posts for the sole purpose of agitating their fellow members. Trolls add inflammatory comments …