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This Suitcase Has Raised $2.3M, Setting a New Kickstarter Record

When a Kickstarter raises 1,866 percent of its stated goal, it's safe to say that it was a rousing success. When that goal was $125,000 and it raises over $2.3 million and there are still five days left...it's something else entirely, as is the case with the G-RO, now the most funded luggage ever …

The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero could be as revolutionary as the original

The smallest Raspberry Pi yet might be its biggest: the charitable foundation behind the UK's best-selling computer have launched their latest model, …

This Phone Battery Jumps Your Car... and Runs All Your Electronics

Sure, we've shown you cool portable batteries in the past. But never something as versatile as this guy. Of course, it can juice up your multiple …

Virtual reality porn just got scary for Halloween with first horror-porn experience

Every new interactive medium has a “time to porn,” and virtual reality likely hit that mark within the first hour of conception back in the ’90s.<p>But what’s the “time to horror porn” timeline look like for Virtual Reality? Well, I wasn’t exactly looking out for that metric, but Virtual Real Porn, a …

The virtual reality 9/11 experience is bad, but not for the reasons you'd expect

Why do we love 'empathy games' and hate [08:46]?<p>There's something very complicated behind the recent negative reaction toward <i>[08:46]</i>, a virtual reality "narrative driven experience" about the September 11th terrorist attacks.<p>Part of it seems like knee-jerk resistance to interactive media tackling …

Forget hoverboards, this 3D printed electric skateboard is cooler

Hoverboards that don’t really hover may be fashionable right now, but a 3D printed open-source electric skateboard has the potential for far more …

A new service will sell all your old stuff for you and take a cut of the profits

When you want to sell your old smartphone, where do you go? There's eBay, Craiglist, or a gadget re-seller like Gazelle. What about a chair you don't want anymore? Or a game console?<p>In a sea of online marketplaces for selling everything imaginable, a new startup called Sell It Easy wants to make …

This Bike Is Now the Fastest Human-Powered Machine Ever Built

After hitting 85.71 MPH, Aerovelo's Eta now holds the record for human-powered land speed.<p>Even hitting 30 MPH on a bicycle can make you feel like a real speed demon, so just imagine going 85. That's what the folks at Aerovelo just got up to, setting the record for human-powered land speed in the …

Electric Vehicles

Check Out Fallout Monopoly's Custom Board and Tokens

The Fallout-themed version of Monopoly revealed earlier this month has been officially detailed, and it's now available for preorder.<p>As described on Bethesda's online store page, Monopoly: Fallout Collector's Edition lets players "rebuild civilization as you buy, sell, and trade your way through …

Bethesda

Nvidia brings PS4's coolest feature to PC gaming

<b>Updated:</b> the Nvidia share beta is available now for desktop and it requires downloading the beta version of GeForce experience. Most desktop PCs and …

Motorola's new Moto 360 watches are sleeker, smarter, and more customizable than ever

Last year, Motorola released the first smartwatch that truly turned heads, the Moto 360. A round watch in a sea of squares, the 360 looked great and became the poster child for Android Wear. But it wasn't without issues: namely its large size, disappointing battery life, and odd design details …

Here is the badass truck replacing the US military's aging Humvees

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle — the HMMWV, or Humvee — is a stalwart of the battleground. If you asked someone to draw a military truck, they'd almost certainly draw this classic machine, which is almost older than a millennial (1984!) and gained such a pop culture following at one …

10 of the weirdest wheeled ways to get around (pictures)

Here's The Box That Can Turn a Puny Laptop Into a Graphical Powerhouse

USB Type-C is shaping up to be the holy grail of ports. It can charge your laptop, deliver 4K video, and transfer loads of USB data all over a single …

Computer Hardware

Watch Fifth Grader Ari Get Fitted For A New 3D-Printed Hand

During the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles last week, a fifth grader named Ari stopped by a booth set up by Google . The booth had information about its “Impact Challenge” for disabilities. What Ari didn’t know is that her life would change before she left the games.<p>A few …

Acer's Cloudbook: Like a Chromebook, But With Windows 10 for $170

Acer has just announced a new pair of computers that offer Windows 10 within a thin-and-light laptop case—and they start at just $170.<p>The Aspire One …

Consumer Tech

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

Wi-Fi

China is Building an Absolutely Massive Radio Telescope

Construction is well underway on what will become the world’s largest radio telescope. Once complete, the half-kilometer-wide dish will explore the …

4 Myths About User Experience — And How to Bust Them

While the concept of user experience and the term UX have become seemingly ubiquitous in the workplace, most non-UX people still have the wrong idea …

WiseBanyan Creates and Manages Investment Portfolios for You, for Free

WiseBanyan, “the world’s first free financial advisor,” might be the easiest, least expensive way to get a diversified investment plan and have it …

Commuting with the fun, stylish and expensive Bolt e-bike

The Bolt looks <i>sort of</i> like a motorcycle, but it's really more like a BMX bike with an electric motor bolted to it. The startup's electric bike doesn't try to compete with motorcycle maker Zero or scooter manufacturer Gogoro; instead it's targeting the bicycle commuter that wants a smoother ride to …

Beer pong Kickstarter helps you get plastered the hygienic way

Thanks to some young Americans, beer pong is now one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport.<p>Beer pong has evolved many different variations since …

The woman who barely sleeps

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”. …

University of California

Invention Of The Week? Set Your Pace With Doppel

New wearable technology is a huge trend these days.And a company based out of London, UK, just took the craze to a whole new level. So, how does this …

Daimler Begins Deliveries of smart Electric Bikes

PRESS RELEASE<p>PHOTO CAPTION: Award-winning smart electric bicycle now being delivered.<p>smart electric bicycle uses Pedelec pedal sensing system as …

Electric Vehicles

Sliden'Joy gives your laptop two additional portable screens

The displays, which work for both Mac and PC, can rotate freely by up to 180 degrees thanks to aluminum hinges, doubling or tripling the virtual real …

Is the seat-back movie about to die out?

Will wi-fi change how airlines keep us entertained above the clouds? Katia Moskvitch reports.<p>In 1936, just over a decade after long-distance passenger air travel started in earnest, the Zeppelin Hindenburg sported a full-blown piano, along with a lounge, dining room, smoking room, and bar. Before …

Aviation

Acer rolls out a curved, super-wide display with AMD's gaming tech

You can get desktop PC displays that are curved, super-wide and gaming-friendly, but all three at once? That's tricky. Thankfully, Acer thinks it has an answer. The company has just launched the 34-inch XR341CK in the US, giving you a curvy, 21:9 aspect ratio LCD with AMD's anti-tearing FreeSync …

How The Toyota Mirai's Fuel Economy Compares To The Prius And Other Hybrids

The official fuel economy numbers for the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle have finally been released: The revolutionary midsized four-door sedan gets an estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent, or mpge.<p>The Mirai can drive an EPA-estimated 312 miles on a tank of compressed hydrogen, which …

Energy

Stealth Bike

Drivers, think that bicyclists are hard to spot at night? Well, you ain't seen nothin' yet!<p>BME Design has created the B9-NH "stealth bike," inspired …