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Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Scuba Diving

Levitating Bluetooth Speaker (Really!)

Meet the world’s first levitating bluetooth speaker! The OM/ONE is a spherical shaped speaker measuring 3.6″ across that levitates atop a glowing …

Turn Your Laptop Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot By Adding a Second Wireless Card

Sharing your laptop's Internet connection isn't hard, but you need two network cards to do it. If your laptop only has a single wireless card, add a …

Average Internet of Things device has 25 security flaws

In a study of ten devices including home thermostats, remote power outlets and door locks, HP found 250 potentially dangerous security vulnerabilities<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has connected everything from smoke alarms to fridges and cars, making life easier and safer – but it has also given …

Home Automation

This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery

Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not.<p>But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your <i>existing</i> iPhone wall charger into a backup battery.<p>One less thing to forget when you’re …

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, …

Secrets of Success 101: The First Fifteen

• Keep a paper notebook and <b>stuff it to overflowing with your own ideas</b>, inspiration culled from books and blogs and movies. And amazing plans and …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

SDCC 2014: Microsoft Gives Away a Game of Thrones-Themed Xbox One

Yes please.<p>If you attended Comic-Con this year, you might have been fortunate enough to nab yourself this sweet Game of Thrones-themed Xbox …

Artist Hubert Duprat Collaborates with Caddisfly Larvae as They Build Aquatic Cocoons from Gold and Pearls | Colossal

<p>Right now, in almost every river in the world, some 12,000 different species of caddisfly larvae wriggle and crawl through sediment, twigs, and …

No, That's Not a Cigar Burn. It's a Digital Tattoo! For Unlocking Your Phone!

Sure, smartphones allow us to communicate with anyone in the world at any time and provide access to a global network of knowledge and entertainment, …

Paper Play: A New Book About the Art of Papercraft from Gingko Press | Colossal

<p>Just published by Gingko Press, Paper Play is a new 256-page book exploring the use of paper in contemporary art and design. The book features no …

CarLoft: Raise Your Child Right While Raising Your Ferrari to the Fifth Floor

You really have to feel sorry for rich kids living in cities. Because even if their parents own an incredibly rare Ferrari 250GT, it will be parked …

For sale: Town of Alladin, Wyo., for $1.5 million

If you're looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the tiny town of Aladdin, Wyo.<p>Located 80 miles northwest of Rapid City, SD, this 30-acre hamlet features a 126-year-old general store and post office, a bar and homes for the town's 15 full-time residents.<p>And the whole …

Test your piloting skills in Indian Air Force's official combat simulation game

Here are some of the main features of the game:<p>Very Realistic Mission Profiles<br>• Highly detailed aircraft models and other assets<br>• Featuring fighters, …

Is This Snapchat's Secret Plan To Best Facebook?

Snapchat has been working on social media profiles for users that sound a lot better from a privacy perspective than Facebook's, according to a patent that was published in May.<p>The company filed the patent in November 2012. It's possible Snapchat has already developed this technology and intends to …

This Startup Came Up With A New Way To Control Google Glass

One startup, however, has created a way to interact with Glass through hand gestures.<p>Finland-based startup Augumenta creates an augmented reality platform for wearable displays. It allows users to interact with a wearable display like Google Glass by simply waving a hand in front of its camera.<p>It …

How Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Stacks Up A Month Later

Microsoft has a new Surface tablet/PC hybrid, and it’s a departure from their first- and second-generation versions of the Surface line, with an all-new design and a bigger, better display. The device is basically the perfect partner for Windows 8 and the Modern Windows UI, but your appreciation of …

Phone unlocking bill passes House, on its way to POTUS desk

It’s been 19 months since phone locking advocates launched a petition calling for a law enabling consumers to legally unlock their cell phones after their wireless contract runs out.<p>After a good deal of the normal Washington posturing, lobbying, revising and general wrangling, the Senate’s version …

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Apple’s iWatch Patent, The MBA Sticker Ad, And The Defender

As the summer presses onward, so do we.<p>A massive Apple patent surfaced this week, giving us our most detailed look yet at the company’s focus for the much-rumored iWatch. And speaking of Apple, the company recently released an interesting commercial showing off MacBook Air notebooks covered in …

Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.<p>The exploded view of the home button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor is …

Fixed Raises $1.2 Million For A Mobile App That Fights Your Parking Tickets For You

Fixed, the clever mobile application that helps you fight your parking tickets just by snapping a photo of the ticket with your mobile phone, has now closed on $1.2 million in seed funding. Investors in the round include Y Combinator, Merus Capital, Scott Banister, John Cobbs, Mark Randolph, Matt …