Joel Farrier

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Keep your hands safe in the outdoors with these adventure gloves

A good pair of gloves are an often-overlooked piece of outdoor gear. Sure, when the temperature drops we wear them to help keep our hands warm, but …

NASA robotic refueling mission departs station

The International Space Station serves as an orbiting test and demonstration laboratory for scientific experiments to be performed inside and outside …

Russia: Maybe reusing rockets isn’t a crazy capitalist idea after all

"The main thing is to ensure a competitive product," a Russian official said.<p>As recently as last year, Russian rocket scientists were dubious about …

For Rep. Rogers, fighting through a war in space starts with fixing acquisition

As chairman of the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, Rep. Mike Rogers is a driving force in military space policy and …

National Security

How To Win Big Investing In The Space 2.0 Boom

Space 2.0 is upon us! But how should we think about operating and investing in it?<p>Back in January 2016, space research institution, The Tauri Group, illustrated the recent surge of funding into Space 2.0 ventures. “Venture capital investment totals $2.9 billion with 80% being invested in the last …

Nasa is building a deep space gateway for manned missions to the Moon and Mars- Technology News, Firstpost

Nasa is getting serious about taking up longer manned missions, including revisiting the Moon and <b>sending the first pioneers to Mars</b>. The space agency …

Space Exploration

This Week in Making: Suspended Kickstarters, REI’s Boot Drying Build, and More

REI, the outdoor and sports store has dipped their toes into the DIY area with this cute snow boot drying rack. Matt Stultz, our Digital Fabrication Editor sent this to me, saying it was a pretty cool little project and it is nice to see them showing people how to make stuff. Great job REI!<p>A few …

Spaceworks may have a real-world stasis chamber for space travel by 2018

A process traditionally used to treat cardiac arrest or traumatic brain injury is now showing promise as a possible method to enable long-term space …

The Making of ‘Planet Earth II’, the Most Epic Nature Documentary of All-Time

A top strategist explains who — if anyone — can threaten America's status as the global economic superpower

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about who, if anyone, can threaten the United States' status as the global economic superpower.<p>This is part three of a series. Part one was a discussion on the populism that's …

Economics

Quadro, Dungeon Defense, and awesome apps of the week

It’s the final day of the weekend, which means it’s time for us to share our picks for the week’s most important apps and app updates.<p>From a nifty Touch Bar-style app for iOS and Mac to a terrific retro-styled dungeon actioner, we’re confident we’ve got something you’ll enjoy. Check out our choices …

Apps

Hands On: Redesigned Evernote 8.0.3 for iPhone and iPad brings major design revamp

Hands-On<p>The latest revision to the Evernote app for iPhone and iPad notebook app aims to speed up the service —AppleInsider takes a few …

How to use iMessage special effects

Over the years the iPhone's Messages app has evolved from a relatively simple messaging program to a sophisticated tool complete with special effects.<p>…

This Financial Goals Worksheet Will Keep You on Track

Dealing with money responsibly when you don't have deep pockets takes planning, restraint, and patience. It also takes a certain amount of …

Personal Finance

Blynk Makes Creating Mobile Apps to Power Arduino or Raspberry Pi Projects a Little Easier

Android/iOS: If you want to control a Raspberry Pi or Arduino connected device from your phone, you’d usually need to know at least some programming. …

Raspberry Pi

Multi-Threat Shield Bulletproof Briefcase

Fit for the James Bond in all of us, the Multi-Threat Shield from Force Training Institute offers protection in multiple forms basing its philosophy …

Frank Harrell statistics blog!

Frank Harrell, author of an influential book on regression modeling and currently both a biostatistics professor and a statistician at the Food and …

Data Science

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

The best home 3D printer for beginners (so far)

<i>By Signe Brewster</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Though 3D printers …

Mavic Pro: The coolest gadget since the original iPhone [Reviews]

Tiny cameras that can fly still seemed like a sci-fi dream just five years ago, but with DJI’s new Mavic Pro drone, the future has arrived ahead of schedule.<p>When it comes to drones, no company is killing it right now more than DJI, and the Mavic Pro is its most amazing achievement yet. Yes, some …

CES2017: Really, Really Big SLA Printing

Last year at CES, UniZ introduced the Slash, a desktop resin printer. It’s fast, it’s capable, and it’s shipping now, but there was something else in …

Printing

See how Sony Xperia Touch turns any table, counter or wall into an Android 'phone'

The product that stole the show at CES 2017 didn’t even have a booth

As Quartz’s time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas comes to a close, we have rounded up CES’s best phones, TVs, concept cars, and miscellany. Rather than being focused on breakout gadgets, this year was especially homogenous, dominated by similar products competing in a few categories: …

Ford Motor Company

AT&T launches IoT starter kits for AWS and Raspberry Pi

AT&T announced two new Internet of Things (IoT) starter kits at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, one for Amazon Web Services (AWS) developers, the other for developers that use Raspberry Pi.<p>It comes six months after the launch of the wireless giant’s first starter kit. The two …

Raspberry Pi

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Astronomy

This 4-Step Routine Will Make Your Fridays Way More Enjoyable

Don’t make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing …

How to install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi

Kodi is a great way to make your TV smart. It's the continuation of XBMC, a free and open-source application that is a great media player and …

This simple $13 gadget is easily the best thing that’s ever happened to campers

Whether you’re about to embark on your very first overnight camping excursion or you’re a season pro who spends a week at a time in the wilderness, …

You'll Never See Anything As Adorable As These Little Kids With Big Dogs

So doggone precious.

Smooth Out 3D Printed Models With an Acetone Vapor Bath

3D printers build models in layers, which you can see if you look at a model closely. If you want a smoother, shinier surface, you can achieve …