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21 Ways To See America For Cheap

The night is warm, the sun is setting, the PBR is flowing, and suddenly you find yourself with a burning and insatiable urge to explore the great United States before summer runs out.<p>Trust us: The classic cross-country trip of your dreams -- whether you've got a week in the car or a couple days by …

A Cybernetic Implant That Repairs Brain Damage

There may be an answer for people suffering from traumatic brain injuries. It's a device called a brain-machine-brain interface — and it has the …

The Maker of Morning People

The Barisieur is an alarm clock that will wake you up with a bespoke cup of coffee right when you need it most. It challenges all 5 senses, easing …

The blatant sexism of lists about 'attractive girls'

Recently, an article was published listing actions and behaviours “attractive girls do differently”. Differently from whom, you might ask. Well differently from … “regular girls”. Whatever that means. But, naturally, it’s important to consider the veracity of the writer’s claims. It’s hard to …

Change Your Hair Color By Etching Nano-Patterns Into Each Strand

In a weirdly serious bit of hair research, engineers have figured out how to change hair color without an ounce of hair dye. The only catch? You need …

These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

The app is a hybrid between a calendar and to-do list, but Timeful is really about creating better habits.<p>"We're fanatical about time," Yoav Shoham, one of the three founders of Timeful, told Business Insider. "Time might be a little cliche, but we really believe time is the most precious resource …

Virgin Mobile lets you customize your family's prepaid phone plan

In the US, prepaid cellphone service tends to be a like-it-or-leave-it proposition that rarely fits perfectly, especially for families. Virgin Mobile may have a smarter approach in store; it's launching Custom, a prepaid family plan that lets you tailor usage to your liking. You can put as many as …

Why the UK wants driverless cars on its roads by January

The UK is finally catching up. The government announced that it will put driverless cars on public roads as early as January 2015. This comes as a result of an infrastructure plan announced in December 2013, outlining a £10 million ($16.7 million) investment to bring the technology to Britain’s …

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Amazon Prime members get a $1 video credit for choosing slower shipping

One of the most attractive benefits of subscribing to Amazon Prime is the free two-day shipping or an overnight option available for a small fee, depending on the item and destination. But in many cases, you might not need your stuff until the following week, making the e-tailer's new "no-rush …

Salesforce launches 'Journey Builder' to visualize & manage all your customers, everywhere

Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud (try saying that three times fast) has launched a new visual “Journey Builder” that promises to enable marketers to understand, define, and create coherent, unified customer experiences across Web, social, email, apps, advertising, sales, and service.<p>That’s a …

Russia wants Apple and SAP to prove that their software isn't used for spying

Russia has been extra-sensitive to technological threats to its government as of late, and that's clearer than ever in the wake of a new government proposal. Communication Minister Nikolai Nikiforov has suggested that Apple and SAP should hand over their source code to prove that it doesn't have …

A weird copper shrub keeps this computer totally silent

Silent Power's tiny computer doesn't even really look like a computer. It looks more like a pot with some strange hedge growing out the top of it. But in fact, the whole package is half computer, half heat sink, with an oversized copper blob on its top side being used to cool the entire machine, …

Britain has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain

Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.<p>It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said.<p>"It's an early statement by a national government that this …

Autonomous Cars

Twitter: the future's bright - but more like Facebook than ever

Just two days ago, there was a consensus, of sorts, around Twitter’s predicament. Its stock had fallen 44% over the course of the year, partially because of a drop-off in the number of new users it was getting each month. That led the company’s chief executive, Dick Costolo, to admit that the …

Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command

Samsung's new TVs have pressed 4K and curved frames as features, but what if you want one that's only curved sometimes? That's where a bendable TV comes in, and Samsung says it will release the industry's first one on August 1st in Korea. We got a peek at an 85-inch version in January at CES (check …

'Natural Keyboard' Brings the Outdoors Right to Your Desk [VIDEO]

Hunching over a desk all day at work may make you yearn for the great outdoors. Artist Robbie Tilton aims to remedy that by creating a computer …

A German Company Is Printing Food For The Elderly

A German company, Biozoon, is working on a 3D-printed food extruder that creates food that literally melts in your mouth, allowing elderly patients with dysphagia – the inability to swallow – to eat without choking.<p>Biozoon uses molecular gastronomy to create food that can be “printed” using a …

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says

The long-rumored wearable computer from Apple, affectionately known as the iWatch, has reportedly gone into production.<p>Reports of the highly …

A Harvard Woman Figured Out How To 3D Print Makeup From Any Home Computer, And The Demo Is Mindblowing

"The makeup industry makes a whole lot of money on a whole lot of bulls---," Choi said at TechCrunch Disrupt this week. "They charge a huge premium on something that tech provides for free. That one thing is color."<p>By that, she means color printers are available to everyone, and the ink they have …