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16 Fun Projects for Your New Raspberry Pi

The new Raspberry Pi is smaller, cheaper and more energy efficient—not a bad way to update a best-selling device. Whether you've taken the plunge on …

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Reality TV

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Kano Review: A $150 DIY Computer and Coding Kit

We live in an age where many children have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They’re powerful and intuitive, offering the Web and an ever-growing library of apps to explore. Learning and accessing information has never been easier.<p>But these children, and a ton of adults too, have little …

The dirt on the secret, mid-engined C8 Corvette

After 61 years of evolution, the next-gen Corvette will be revolutionary.<p>GM's head of global product development, Mark Reuss, confirms that the company is working on the next Corvette. Our sources elaborate on this salient piece of information, telling us that, after 61 years of evolution, the C8 …

Sports Cars

Hennessey unleashes 2015 HPE700 supercharged Ford Mustang

Thanks to the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat there is a new magic number in the muscle car world – 707. To raise eyebrows these days in the power war, a vehicle needs to match or preferably exceed that palindromic figure. The tuners over at Hennessey took a look at it for their 2015 HPE700 …

Google Hangouts Gets Google Voice Integration And Free VoIP Calls

For the last few years, it has always felt like Google Voice, the company’s VoIP calling solution, was on its way out. Instead, the video-centric Hangouts was getting all of the attention. But fret not, Google tells me that it is “growing its investment in Google Voice” and starting today, it will …

Mercedes AMG GT S, More Powerful Viper, 2015 Grand Cherokee SRT - Fast Lane Daily

Mercedes-AMG GT

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings - Spicy Sriracha Onion Rings

This recipe right here is why Twitter is so magical. One night I was messing around on it and I noticed that one of my twitter buddies Joe posted a …

Baked Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are essentially boiled eggs wrapped in sausagemeat (bulk sausage), coated in breadcrumbs and fried to perfection. In the UK, they are …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

Raspberry Pi gets its own sound card

When UK Prime Minister David Cameron gave a speech at CeBIT this year, what examples did he use to highlight tech innovation in Britain? Yes, ARM and Imagination were on his list, but he also referred to the tiny, Linux-based computer called Raspberry Pi, which has now sold over 2.5 million units. …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

Theremini helps theremin beginners not sound terrible

I tried to play a theremin once. I sounded awful, like the soundtrack to "The Day the Earth Stood Still" had caught fire and crash-landed into the Bermuda Triangle. It's easy to get noise out of a Theremin, but hard to make great music with one. Famed synthesizer brand Moog has a solution designed …

Star Trek

Ken Block's latest Gymkhana video is more of the same awesomeness

GoPro cameras are quite popular in a number of arenas, thanks to their general ease of use. Get the right mount, figure out where you want the camera, position it, hit a button and do whatever awesome thing you want captured on video. What happens when you have an overabundance of GoPros, though?<p>If …

Scientists create anti-atom beam — but use it for good, not evil

Creating an antimatter beam sounds like something only a mad scientist would do, but there's nothing mad about the beam of antihydrogen atoms that scientists generated for the first time at Europe's CERN research center.<p>The researchers behind the technical achievement, revealed Tuesday in the …

Physics

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Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information exists not on screens, but projected onto our eyes, is likely watching the blossoming wearable technology market with great anticipation. With its iOptik system, wearables startup Innovega …

Augmented Reality

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Cheers to the all-knowing robotic bartender

Making a cocktail can involve pouring, measuring, blending, and mixing. Or you could fill up a glass with ice, scroll through a drink menu, and press a button.<p>The artificially intelligent Monsieur robotic bartender, which looks like a fancy mini-fridge, is the creation of Barry Givens, co-founder …

iOS Apps

Greg Benson Confuses People at the Airport by Crashing Their Cell Phone Conversations

Internet prankster Greg Benson of Mediocre Films recently confused people at an airport by crashing their cell phone conversations. Greg pulled off …

Pranks

The San Diego Studies, Cy Kuckenbaker’s Special Effects Films Reveal Patterns in Everyday Life

video via Creators Project<p>Filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker talks about his “San Diego Studies”—intriguing experimental documentary films that use special …

San Diego

Your Long-Distance Dating Survival Guide

Don't let geography drive you apart<p>Forget what your naysayer buddies or relatives have told you: Long-distance relationships can work. In fact, there’s a growing stack of research that shows couples who are geographically distant may be just as strong as those that live close to each other.<p>Consider …

Lovely’s Apartment Rental App Moves Into Its New Digs On Android

Few things in life are more frustrating than trying to find a new place to live (especially if you’re itching to move to the housing market hellholes that are New York City and San Francisco). It’s no wonder then that so many startups — Trulia, Zillow, Redfin, Apartment List, Rental Engine, Zumper, …