Mathew Newbold

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Beautiful Northumberland, off the beaten track

Author Ann Cleeves describes the draw of her native Northumberland – and the parts most visitors miss in its former industrial corner. Plus more lovely but quiet bits of Britain<p>Best seafood restaurants on the Northumberland coast<p>Northumberland is a wild and beautiful place. Tourists visit for the …

Scotland

The Three Most Amazing PCs Of August 2015

Every now and then I take a look at some of the craziest and best-looking PCs from around the world. They’re not your average black boxes, though – their owners are experts at case modding, which is the term given to a hobby that thousands of PC enthusiasts participate in.<p>Off-the-shelf PC cases are …

Computer Hardware

Microsoft details new Xbox One Elite Bundle w/ upgraded SSD, new special edition controller

<b>Update (9/1 1:30pm)</b>: The Elite console is now available for pre-order via Amazon.<p>Today, Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One bundle and Special Edition controller that are set to hit online shelves this fall. The Elite Bundle will include hardware upgrades and the upcoming Elite Wireless …

Star Wars Battlefront

Google self-driving cars don't need windshield wipers

Ready to have your mind blown?<p>Google said Monday that it is bringing its self-driving prototype cars to Austin. The company brought one of its Koala …

Autonomous Cars

This Smart Bike Navigation Gadget Relies On A Slick Ambient UI

The SmartHalo looks dead simple on its surface, which is precisely how a navigation tool should be.<p>In the realm of interfaces, a screen isn’t always the answer. Increasingly, designers are experimenting with ambient UIs as way for devices to communicate with people in an unobtrusive, yet effective, …

Norway Becomes Home to the 'World's Largest Outdoor Mural'

It’s a humongous girl, curled in slumber on a roof.<p>Where can a giant go in the city to catch a surreptitious nap? A sprawling rooftop wouldn’t be a bad idea, as demonstrated in this humongous artwork that Ella & Pitr recently did in Norway.<p>The street-painting duo executed <i>Lilith and Olaf</i> for the …

World War II

Acer's coolest new PC lets you build a computer like Lego bricks

Building your own computer is starting to come back in style thanks to initiatives like Phonebloks and Google's Project Ara, and now Acer is bringing that idea to the desktop. It's introducing a new PC today called the Revo Build Series, which starts as a small core block and can then be built upon …

Compassionate Firefighters Finish Mowing Man's Lawn After He Suffers a Heart Attack

A group of Florida firefighters went above and beyond on the call of duty after assisting a man who had recently suffered a heart attack. The servicemen responded to a 911 call at the home of Ralph McCrory, who had been mowing his lawn when he started to experience symptoms of cardiac failure. …

Lawn Mowing

GazeBox : Multifunction Foldable Cover System With Durable Framework

When you can’t keep your vehicles inside your garage, you can still protect them using <b>GazeBox</b>. It’s a revolutionary foldable cover system that …