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The chipmaker behind Google’s project Tango is powering DJI’s autonomous drone

A small European startup, Movidius, is poised to emerge as a powerhouse in the age of computer vision<p>A few weeks ago DJI unveiled its newest drone, the Phantom 4, the first craft to offer robust obstacle avoidance at a price the average consumer can afford. It relied on computer vision to power its …

Drones

How-To: Take better videos with your iPhone using FiLMiC Pro [Video]

The stock Camera app found in iOS is decent enough. It’s great for the casual shooting of photos and videos, and more importantly, it’s easy to use and almost always works.<p>But just like there are dedicated photo apps for improving the quality of your photography, the same thing is true for …

Muonium - the most exotic atom?

I’d never heard of it before this week, but it’s real. And there are plans to use it to look for antigravity<p>As I scrolled through the physics papers posted on the arXiv this week, one in particular caught my eye – “Measuring Antimatter Gravity with Muonium”. Possibly, this was because I wrote a bit …

Physics

How to check your iPhone's true signal strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

iPhone 5

4 cosmic phenomena that travel faster than the speed of light

But that's not the entire story. In fact, it's just the beginning.<p>Before Einstein, mass — the atoms that make up you, me, and everything we see — and energy were treated as separate entities. But in 1905, Einstein forever changed the way physicists view the universe.<p>Einstein's Special Theory of …

Physics

Fully Functional 3D Printed Tourbillon Pocket Watch Created By Cristoph Laimer (video)

An awesome 3D printer Tourbillon watch has been created by Cristoph Laimer using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software to build the design and an awesome …

Qwertycards Is A Wallet-Sized Card That Generates Secure Passwords

Do you still use one generic password to login across multiple websites? Even though it’s a pretty awful habit, you’re probably not alone.<p>Most of of us now have hundreds of accounts for different sites across the internet. That means unless you use a password manager, its practically impossible to …

Information Systems

5 vitamins and minerals that are actually worth your money

Science tells us that taking most vitamins is worthless — but here’s a few that buck the trend<p>Recently, a number of studies published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are …

High Blood Pressure
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New Arduino Genuino Uno Board Now Available To Purchase For €20

After announcing the launch of its new Arduino 101 development board earlier this month, Arduino have today announced that their new Genuino Uno …

Arduino

3D Printing Is About To Change The World Forever

I believe, along with a growing number of leaders around the world, that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years.<p>Consider these two recent events:<p>A little over a year ago, a young Indonesian man named Arie …

3D Printing

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

A Look at How Michael Paul Smith Creates Historical Photos with Incredibly Detailed Models

Here’s a fascinating video about how photographer Michael Paul Smith creates and photographs Elgin Park, a 20th century town created through …

Cameras

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

The Most Fascinating Profile You'll Ever Read About a Guy and His Boring Startup | WIRED

• Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 08.07.14. 08.07.14<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The Most Fascinating Profile You’ll Ever …

It Would Take 21 of These IBM Hard Drives from 1956 to Hold a Single D800 RAW File

Here’s both a neat picture and a mind-blowing fact for you. What you see above is the IBM Model 350 Disk File from 1956. It weighed over a ton, …

The ‘Underwater Waterfall’ Illusion at Mauritius Island

Photographer Unknown (via KULfoto.com)<p>Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of …

The Inside Story Of A $1 Billion Acquisition That Caused Cisco To Divorce Its Closest Partner, EMC

Tech giant EMC said last week that it’s ending its wildly successful joint venture with Cisco, known as VCE.<p>This is the most recent — and most serious — step in the slowly unfolding divorce between the partners.<p>EMC is buying out most of Cisco’s stake of VCE, which combines VMware, EMC, and Cisco …

Why Cisco Has Showered These 3 Men With Billions Of Dollars

Over the past 20 years, Cisco CEO John Chambers has funneled $2.38 billion to them and their teams, even though, for much of their careers, they have technically not worked at Cisco at all.<p>It's a highly unusual way to retain top talent, something known as a "spin-in."<p>A "spin-in" is a form of R&D in …

Startups

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Copywriting Tips for the Novice Blogger

Write.<p>That’s right. Write something. Anything. It might be awful. It could be truly amateurish. It doesn’t matter. Write. Right now.<p>Let me talk you through this, a fictitious, but real enactment. I’ve done it many times before and it usually goes something like this…<p>I ask the obvious question, …

Top 10 cool things about stars

Here’s a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe – including our sun – that you probably didn’t know!<p><b>1. Every</b> …

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Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

Artwork by <b>RANDALL ROSENTHAL</b><p>It all starts here. Artist Randall Rosenthal takes three pieces of white pine and glues them together. Once dried it will …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …