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eBay Acquires PhiSix To Integrate 3-D Virtual Try On Technology Across The Marketplace And More

It looks like 3-D virtual try-on technology will soon make an appearance on eBay. The marketplace giant is announcing the acquisition of PhiSix, a company that develops 3-D visualization and simulation technologies for clothing.<p>The computer graphics company creates 3D models of clothing from …

MeMINI Is A Wearable Camera That Let’s You Save Video Clips Minutes After Cool Stuff Happened

Meet meMINI, a wearable videocamera that’s currently seeking $50,000 in crowdfunding on Kickstarter to help you save the best bits of your daily life for posterity without having to record everything and then edit the footage for highlights.<p>Wearable life logging cameras are nothing new, even if the …

Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

Build 3D printable castles and pirate ships one cube at a time with Blokify

Alright, this is pretty neat. We suspect the responsible parties won't be mentioning the likes of Lego and Minecraft in its press material, so we'll have to do it in this post. The conceit here is pretty simple: Blokify is an iOS app with a 3D environment where you can build models with cubes -- …

NFL Week 17 in Pictures

Urine powered batteries are here to charge your mobile as you pee, paid for by Bill Gates - Pocket-lint

It might sound like something from a sci-fi movie but urine powered batteries are a reality, and Bill Gates is funding them.<p>The Bill Gates Foundation …

Bill Gates

Researchers use alcohol, Arduino and a desk fan to send molecular text messages (video)

Scientists from York University in Toronto are using alcohol as a method for sending text messages. How, exactly? By converting sprays of isopropyl alcohol into binary code, using off-the-shelf components. The researchers used an Arduino Uno board, an Adafruit LCD, a desk fan and a household spray …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche recasts this whole hybrid business in a most amazing way.<p>Funnyman Louis C.K. does a widely known bit summed up by a phrase uttered early in the performance: “Everything is amazing and nobody’s happy.” (Go ahead and Google it now, but promise you’ll come back to us. Beware the YouTube …

Justin Bell Paces NASCAR Race with Ford Mustang Cobra GT500 - Wide Open Throttle

With 662 horsepower, making it the most powerful series-production V-8 in history, the 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is capable of a top speed of more than 200 mph, and a 0-60 time of well under 4 seconds. On this episode of World’s Fastest Car Show, Justin Bell doesn’t exactly get an opportunity …

Sports Cars

The Week In Numbers: A Real Jetpack, The Dangers Of Laughing, And More

<b>63 miles per hour</b>: the speed of the P12 Jetpack, a personal flight device that can reach 8,000 feet<p><b>50 hours</b>: the time it took electrical engineer Chris Fenton to build this 3-D printed, hand-cranked calculator that uses punch cards, string, and rubber bands to execute functions (video)<p><b>2018</b>: the …

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Google acquires futuristic company with robot that can run faster than Usain Bolt - Pocket-lint

Google has purchased Boston Dynamics, an engineering company behind futuristic robots that focus on mobility, agility, dexterity and speed, according …

Robots

NASA underwater testing slimmer suits for spacewalking on asteroids (video)

In a tank of water in Texas, NASA's busily testing its wardrobe for a future <i>Armageddon</i>-esque mission. The space agency has been taking advantage of its Neutral Buoyancy Lab near the Johnson Space Center in Houston to run some new space suits through the wringer. The suits are a modified version of …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

National Parks

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

Hands on with the $2,500 24-carat gold HTC One

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I’ve held a lot of smartphones in my day. Expensive ones too, like the $1,800 Porsche Design P’9981 …