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Lytro’s unusual camera technology could find its way into night vision goggles and baby monitors

Lytro’s unusual light field technology makes for an interesting camera. The company is betting that it will get even more interesting if it opens up …

Nike Officially Unveils Roger Federer's "Black/Cement" III-Inspired Tennis Sneakers

Roger Federer and Michael Jordan meet on the court yet again.<p>After teasing the "Black Cement" III-inspired tennis sneaker the past few days, NikeLab …

Jawbone Announces 'UP3' Wristband with New Sensors, 'Smart Coach' Functionality

Jawbone today announced the third iteration of its UP wristband, which features an adjustable design and a number of new sensors that more effectively track sleep and physical activity.<p>Jawbone has added a new tri-axis accelerometer, skin and ambient temperature sensors, and set of "bioimpedance" …

Thai authorities threaten sky lantern fans with death penalty

Thai festivalgoers could face the death penalty if they release sky lanterns too close to airports, the ruling junta has warned.<p>The crackdown on the annual Loy Krathong event is intended to protect aircraft from wayward lanterns, potentially incurring injury, flight delays and financial loss, local …

For the post-phone world, textPlus unveils its Nextplus 'cloud phone'

The shape of the post-phone era is getting a bit clearer today, with the release of textPlus‘ next generation app.<p>The new product, called Nextplus, is more than just a messaging app for Wi-Fi or cellular data, according to two of the company’s co-founders, CEO Scott Lahman and Chief Creative …

Google and LG strike ‘global patent license agreement’ for the next 10 years

Google and LG just sent out a very short press release announcing that they’ve struck a “global patent license agreement” that covers a “broad range of products and technologies.”<p>While this is certainly an interesting development, it’s rather vague. The press release reads:<p>LG Electronics Inc. (LG) …

A new way to help meth addicts stay clean: antibodies

Designing medications and immune therapies that blunt a drug addict's high and help him kick his habit is a promising idea. And someday soon it is expected to yield actual medications for addiction. But there's a fundamental problem with prescribing an addict a daily medication that makes it …

‘Entire villages disappeared’: Ebola deaths in Sierra Leone ‘underreported’

Ebola’s toll on Sierra Leone is much greater than previously thought, with entire villages killed off by the virus. This means up to 20,000 people …

Watch The Construction Of 1 World Trade Center In A Convenient Time-Lapse Video

For the last three-and-a-half years, photographer Benjamin Rosamond had two cameras pointed out of the window of his Prospect Heights apartment to record the construction of 1 World Trade Center. The purpose was to create a time-lapse video that displayed the incredible erection (stop laughing) of …

Street Type Revolution

I love the colourful circus lettering used in Ben Eine’s massive REVOLUTION mural painted on the streets of Berlin.<p>Ben Flynn, a.k.a. EINE, shot to international fame when David Cameron presented one of his works to President Obama as a gift on his first official state visit, but is arguably more famous for ‘Alphabet Street’ - the shutters and murals he painted in his trademark colours and typography in Middlesex Street, London - described by The Times as “a street now internationally recognised …

Jimmy White: My drug addiction cost me 10 world snooker championship titles

'The Whirlwind's' new autobiography reveals full extent of the snooker player's battle with crack cocaine<p>Jimmy White has revealed the full scale of the drug addiction that nearly took his life and prevented him from fulfilling his potential as a snooker player.<p>The 52-year-old, nicknamed 'The …

Most Massive Murals: 14 Large-Scale Works of Urban Art

Human faces loom over the city on the sides of skyscrapers, colorful characters cover industrial silos and Boeing airplanes and entire neighborhoods …