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Jaguar Land Rover projects driving data directly on the windshield

I've had my on-track exploits overlaid with race telemetry to be viewed after the session, but Jaguar Land Rover is looking to project that info on the windshield while you make laps or cruise the highways. The Virtual Windscreen concept beams hazard, speed and navigation graphics to the driver's …

Dubai's beating the heat with Mall of the World, a massive climate-controlled city

Dubai is <i>hot</i>. Summer temperatures can easily exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit, and desert conditions can mean weeks without relief. The city is already home to a slew of all-weather venues, such as Ski Dubai, the Middle East's first indoor ski resort, but the UAE's latest project could bring comfort to …

Don't call it laser tag: this is a real-life version of 'Left 4 Dead'

Every year we get another <i>Call of Duty</i>, but if you've given up hope waiting for a new <i>Left 4 Dead</i>, a Georgia-based company might have something a bit well, <i>realer,</i> to help tide you over. Blood, Guts 'n Glory[sic] is looking to take the aforementioned games off of your TV and put them in the real world …

Here's What a Lighting Storm Looks Like From Space

Astronaut and Vine aficionado Reid Wiseman just posted this video of a thunderstorm over Texas as viewed from the International Space Station in …

The Top 10 Viral Videos on Architecture

Is YouTube a valuable source of education and inspiration when it comes to architecture, or just an ocean of mindless tomfoolery for the procrastination generation? The answer it seems, is almost certainly both: here are some fine examples from either end of the spectrum, along with a few in …

How to control your smart home using your car

Successful home automation is all about finding the right triggers. By trigger, I simply mean whatever it is that needs to happen in order for something else to happen automatically. The free Web service IFTTT sums it up nicely: If This, Then That.<p>With IFTTT, you can trigger automated recipes using …

The story behind the first Photoshop image

"Jennifer in Paradise" was the software's first color test picture<p>When John Knoll took a photo of his topless girlfriend on a secluded beach in 1987, he didn't expect the picture to be pored over and manipulated by thousands of people. But John's brother Thomas was working on the software that …

Astonishing headphones with clarity like you've never heard before

I'm a lucky guy; I regularly get to check out the world's best-sounding headphones, but I was truly shaken and stirred by the KingSound KS-H3 electrostatic headphones. If you get to hear these headphones, start with well-recorded acoustic music and you'll feel like you've been teleported back …

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 …

Shaun Lockyer Architects have re-designed the Beeston Street House in Queensland, Australia. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/06/12/beeston-street-house-by-shaun-lockyer-architects/