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BMW’s new bike produces zero emissions, and is absolutely gorgeous

BMW has been showing off its vision for the future of mobility for a while now, revealing numerous concept vehicles that are both extremely …

Handsfree

Town rejects solar panels for sucking 'up all the energy from the sun'

The good people of Woodland, North Carolina are not 100% convinced by these solar panel thingamabobs, to put it lightly.<p>On Tuesday, the Woodland Town …

¿Por qué la Smart Battery Case es tan 'smart'?

La funda incorpora una antena pasiva que consigue <b>mantener el nivel de la señal alto en todo momento</b>, y ya sabes que la búsqueda de una cobertura …

Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both.<p>Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across …

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Windows 10 build 10558 leaked, tons of features await

Although a lot of attention, not to mention expectation, is being poured over Windows 10 Mobile, which we will hopefully see in a day or two, the …

The inside story of how $1 billion Evernote went from Silicon Valley darling to deep trouble

That year, Evernote passed 30 million registered users, brought its total funding to $270 million, and seemed like a sure-fire candidate to hit the public market in the coming years.<p>Fast forward three years, and the tables have turned.<p>Despite reaching 150 million registered users this year, …

Startups

Creative Leadership

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” —Lao Tzu<p>I first …

Sharp debuts mosquito-catching air purifier

The Japanese appliance maker hopes to help tackle two major problems Southeast Asians are struggling against -- polluted air and mosquitoes.<p>Mosquitoes are pesky insects in most western countries, but in tropical areas they're a legitimate threat to public health. Now, Japanese appliance maker Sharp …

Air Purifiers

Why WhatsApp Only Needs 50 Engineers for Its 900M Users

Earlier this month, in a post to his Facebook page, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum announced that his company's instant messaging service is now used by more …

A former Apple executive is selling his incredible $35 million California smart home

He started designing the contemporary home with a bevy of automated features in 2005, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>But by the time it was completed — just a few weeks ago — he no longer needed the 10,000-square-foot mansion, as his kids are all grown up.<p>Located in Santa Barbara, California, …

Dining Rooms

How Many U.S. Cities Can You Fit Inside Tokyo?

According to a 2014 report by the U.N., “<i>Tokyo is the world’s largest city with an agglomeration of 38 million inhabitants</i>.”<p><i>That can’t be right</i>, you …

Head to Head: Apple iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3

If you watched Apple reveal the iPad Pro in its keynote event, you may have thought you were having déjà vu . After all, by creating a tablet that is …

Las mejores apps para moverse por la ciudad (sin agobios)

Es el marrón de cada día para muchos que se mueven en la selva urbana: ir al trabajo, luego al médico, la cerveza con los amigos… El coche se está …

Egg-shaped 'ecocapsule' lets you live anywhere - CNN Style

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The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

Mutations

Google ahora te chiva los datos nutricionales de la comida basura - Engadget en español

Benny Johnson got fired at BuzzFeed. You will believe what happened next.

Benny Johnson needed to escape the Internet.<p>In less than two years, he had built himself up into a Washington media-insider celebrity: one of the most trafficked news writers on one of the most trafficked Web sites in the world, BuzzFeed.com. He wrote light but irresistible stories that were more …

Journalism

Snapchat to hire journalists for 2016 US presidential race

Photo-sharing platform continues move into news and media by building content team<p>Snapchat is hiring journalists to cover the 2016 US presidential race and turn submissions from the 100 million users of the photo-sharing app into event-focused stories.<p>An ad for content analysts politics & news on …

Journalism

The most Googled products in every country in one crazy map

In popular culture, certain countries are stereotypically associated with certain products — beer in Germany, carpets in Turkey, electronics in Japan.<p>But those things aren't what people are <i>really</i> searching for.<p>Earlier this month, the cost-estimating website Fixr.com put together a map of the world …

South Korea

A picture of loneliness: you are looking at the last male northern white rhino

The image of Sudan the rhino, surrounded by the armed guards who protect him from poachers, shows how little humans have learned since the ice age<p>What is it like to look at the very last of something? To contemplate the passing of a unique wonder that will soon vanish from the face of the earth? …

Wildlife

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p><i>There’s no time to lose, I heard her say Catch your dreams before they slip away.</i><p>When we sleep, wrote English psychiatrist Havelock Ellis over a hundred years ago, we enter a ‘dim and …

Literature

These Animals Might Go Extinct Because No One Wants To Eat Them

Forgotten Bacon, Steaks and Turkey: Photos of livestock breeds on the Livestock Conservancy's Conservation Priority List.<p>The Steller's sea cow, the passenger pigeon and the New Zealand moa all went extinct because people developed a taste for their meat.<p>But other animals are going their way …

Agriculture

Here's what happens when you torture the Apple Watch

How much can the Apple Watch handle? We went on a mission to find out.<p>We know the Apple Watch is water-resistant, but until this torture test, we weren't sure how much water, shock, impact, or heat the device could handle. So we decided to find out.<p>In a series of torture tests, the Apple Watch was …

Apple Watch

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

The Brain

Some Hero Strapped A GoPro To Himself And Turned A Boring Work Day Into An Extreme Adventure

GoPro cameras can capture anything: volcanos in mid-eruption, dogs running to a beachside adventure, a literal eagle-eye view of the world, and a lot more. But can they make a boring desk job look awesome?<p>That was the challenge one office worker–who goes by the username Braziliandanny on both …

Cómo pulir los faros turbios del coche usando pasta de dientes

El recubrimiento plástico de los faros de los coches tiende a velarse, a volverse turbio, con el paso del tiempo. Principalmente es debido a la …

Humans love pet dogs as much as their children and the feeling is mutual

Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, spikes in both human and canine brains when a dog is gazing at its owner<p>Humans love their pet dogs in the same way as they do their children, and the feeling is mutual, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, …

Pets

What It Takes To Build And Sustain A Flexible Workplace

Lessons on how to make a remote office work from a company focused on creating and sharing virtual work opportunities around the world.<p>Sara Sutton Fell had a three-month-old baby at home when she decided to take the leap and launch her company FlexJobs in 2007.<p>Starting a company with a newborn …

The Workplace