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The four global forces breaking all the trends

The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book <i>No Ordinary Disruption</i>, its authors explain the …

Dufl, A Service That Packs And Ships Your Suitcase, Is A Traveler’s Dream

The absolute worst part of traveling, whether it’s for business or for pleasure, is packing and unpacking a suitcase. The work it takes to pack a bag is negligible, but having a clean inventory of clothes each time you pack takes far more planning.<p>Dufl, a service that launches today, is looking to …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do more than passively read, watch and listen has grown. Many also fall into a longer heritage of …

Apps

Meet PocketLab, the little science lab that goes anywhere

Imagine being able to take real-time data almost effortlessly. That’s the idea behind PocketLab, a wireless sensor for anyone who is curious about …

High School

10 best apps for kids encouraging real-world play and exploration

From stargazing and Gruffalo-spotting to filmmaking and papercrafting, these apps get children looking up from their screens<p>This morning, I spent a happy 20 minutes wandering around my back garden taking photos of grass, flowers and trees to decorate a virtual patchwork elephant. I am 37 years old, …

Apps

Make a $10 Collapsible Leather Coin and Key Tray

Want a little storage space that you can pack up and take with you? Why not make yourself a handsome leather catch-all like the ones that Laura Kaesshaefer put together for Food52, which are not just practical, they’re also cheap to make!<p>I’ve been noticing lately that leather catch-alls are …

Love Your Project Pad: Stitch a Custom Embroidered Notebook Cover

It’s a rule: the better my notebooks, planners, and project pads look, the more likely I am to use them. And, the more I use them, the less likely my project and work schedule is to crumble into a disorganized mess, so everybody wins! Is your project pad looking less than inspiring? A stylish and …

Sewing

9 Reasons You Do Not Want to Travel in Mexico With Your Kids

Mexico. The land of sunshine, good food and music. But ripe and flooded with crime. News reports of Bad Stuff happening in Mexico is all over the place. We ourselves travel with our 3 small children (aged 2, 4 and 6 and one with Down syndrome) for months out of every year, and have done so for the …

Rocketbook, a cloud-connected microwaveable notebook, raises $150K on Indiegogo - Boston Business Journal

By David L. Harris <br>– Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Mar 9, 2015, 12:40pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Mar 10, 2015, 6:43am EDT<p>Rocketbook, a …

I Went on LA’s Weirdest Underground Scavenger Hunt

The Rabbit Hole is a strange blend of roving party, immersive street theater, and drinking on the street with strangers.<p>I ducked out of the rain into the Los Angeles Chinatown dive bar where I'd been told to meet, ordered a whiskey, and waited. For what, exactly, I wasn't sure, although I had been …

Make a Collapsible Archery Bow from Old Skis

Now that the end of winter is in sight, you might be wondering what to do with your skis that were going to be retired after this season. Or maybe you would just rather have a bow than skis. Either way, this technique will show you how to turn your skis into a bow. Cross-country skis were …

Archery

8 Reasons Your Husband Says 'Nothing Is Ever Good Enough For You'

Does this post even need a preamble? You know you've heard this one from your husband, and if not, call Guinness or check back in a couple of years, you newlyweds. So, without further ado, get ready to look deeply at yourself and see if any of these apply to you:<p>do you act like a martyr?<p><b>1. Nothing</b> …

3DRacers seeks funding for Scalextric-style racing toy with 3D-printing twist

Italian startup 3DRacers is hoping a game that’s a cross between Scalextric, real-world Mario Kart and app-controlled toy Anki Drive – with a 3D-printing twist – will be a hit on crowdfunding website Indiegogo.<p>The company is aiming to raise at least $25,000 from backers of the game, which it …

Crowd Funding

For 3-D Modeling, Startups Say The Pen Is Mightier Than The Printer

A growing range of companies are vying to produce the smallest, most efficient 3-D pens for sketching plastic prototypes.<p>Makers of 3-D printers often promote the devices as ideal for rapid prototyping, saying they let users quickly and inexpensively turn sketches into physical models without …

3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack

For the most part, portable energy generators are intended for modest uses. They can charge your phone, but they won't drive high-powered laptops or small appliances. That might change if Omni3D gets its crowdfunded AirEnergy 3D off the ground. The 3D-printed wind turbine should fit into a …

One weird trick to beat the password thieves: stop worrying so much

If you still needed convincing that passwords are utterly broken as a system of online security, reports of the largest password theft in history ought to settle the matter. According to the New York Times, a Russian crime ring has obtained 1.2bn username and password combinations and more than …