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All The Best Images From NASA's Black Hole Friday

In a proud and noble tradition stretching back a whole two years, NASA yesterday did Black Hole Friday, rather than just flogging a few Apollo …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

Hitting level 100 in World of Warcraft feels like a major life event

I spent my Sunday afternoon this past weekend doing two things simultaneously: waiting in a virtual line with 5,000 other people to play <i>World of Warcraft</i>, and spending time with my fiancé and our 15-month-old child. At the intersection between these two activities, something strange occurred to me: …

5 Tips to Survive a Long Flight

<i>Jonathan Scott Chinn / Flickr</i><p>We all love to travel, but not many of us enjoy the exhausting process of getting to our chosen destination. Spending half the day in a metal tube with more than 300 strangers isn't ideal, especially coupled with the fact that it can be uncomfortable and flat-out boring.<p>…

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then …

Five Home Goods To Splurge On (And Five Places To Save)

Looking to remodel? Here are five places to splurge—and five places where cheaper is fine.<p><i>Jonny Valiant</i><p>Budgeting for a home renovation is hard enough. The pressure to <i>spend spend spen</i><i>d</i> on top of that? Disaster. Sure, there are some home goods where splurging gets you a sturdier, better-quality …

Personal Finance

Plastc is an e-ink, NFC 'meta' card that will (try to) replace your entire wallet - ExtremeTech

Plastc is an e-ink, NFC ‘meta’ card that will (try to) replace your entire wallet<p>By on October 8, 2014 at 9:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

They may not have legs, but snakes know how to get around: they can swim, climb, even glide through the air. If you could make a robot that could tap into snake locomotion, you'd have one versatile mechanical beast.<p>Modsnake -- a modular robotic snake that has been in development at Carnegie Mellon …

Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

Star Wars

The Inventors of the Wristwatch Drone Share Their Vision of the Future

A drone that can be dispatched with the flick of a wrist feels like an invention likely to fly out from the Batcave, but a Stanford Ph.D. and a …

High Five: 5 Best Motorcycle Gloves

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Light Up the City

The conceptual Noise Power system explores the transformation of sound energy, specifically that of road traffic, into usable light. Designed to …

Vintage Marquee DIY

<i>This series of Movie Night Posts is sponsored by Skinny Cow.</i><p>When we were brainstorming ideas for movie night decorations we kept coming back to …

Tutorial on how I make my cosplay props

DIY Fiberglass Wolverine Claws

With Halloween just around the corner, people are starting to get their ideas for what they want to dress up as together. With the release of Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men Days of Future Past and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, I bet we are sure to see lots of …

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

Fibaro Motion Sensor features glowing eyeball design

If you prefer your motion sensors to remind all nearby that they’re under someone’s watchful eye, Fibaro’s new offering fits the bill. With the …

DataLocker Self-Encrypting & Destructing Drive

Here's a fun James Bond toy for the everyday man. The DataLocker Enterprise has 1 TB of 256-bit encrypted portable storage, and is the first USB hard …

Muscle Suits

The body builders at Flex Design Costumes might be the only body builders on earth who can guarantee they'll jack up, carve out, and rip your muscles …

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

ThinkGeek should just pretend it's April Fool's Day any time they have an idea for a product and want to test out its potential for success on a …

LimeFuel Lite 15,000mAh USB Battery Pack

Juice up to the flow of 15,000mAh with LimeFuel's Lite USB battery pack, featuring 2 USB ports for dual charging and a digital display readout of …

Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard

Logitech says its K480 is a new type of keyboard (almost positive their pun was not intended) that crosses easily via Bluetooth across both devices …

Beartooth Keeps You Connected With Your Friends When The Cell Network Can’t

I can’t imagine that there’s anyone reading who hasn’t been in this situation: you’re at a conference, or a concert, or some other big event where you’re surrounded by way, <i>way</i> too many people. Your cell phone’s signal meter <i>promises</i> that everything is okay… and yet, nothing actually works.<p>The …

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Nvidia sues Qualcomm, Samsung for infringing on its 'invention of the GPU' - ExtremeTech

Nvidia sues Qualcomm, Samsung for infringing on its ‘invention of the GPU’<p>By on September 5, 2014 at 10:10 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

The Stubborn "Nail Houses" That Refuse to Get Demolished

In 1914, the government of New York City took ownership of a Manhattan apartment building belonging to one David Hess. The city used a legal power …