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Refillable vest offers last-mile wearable transport for clean water

While water scarcity gets a lot of attention, simply transporting this vital resource is in itself a huge dilemma. Women spend around 200 million …

Recycling

Wet or dry, the HexH2O Pro v2 will fly

Drones are invaluable for photographers and filmmakers keen to capture the world from the skies, but their effectiveness is limited as soon as it …

Drones

Drone dogfight event aims to draw out the best drone safety tech

We've already seen a few inventive approaches to taking down drones, and come December this year, we might be in for a few more. DroneClash is a …

Drones

Forget bezel-free displays, we want smartphones that don't need a case

Going bezel-less is shaping up to be one of the biggest smartphone trends of the year. Edge-to-edge displays are striking, and it's advantageous to …

Samsung Galaxy

One Big Question: Why is artificial intelligence still kind of dumb?

<i>Once the domain of science-fiction authors and script writers, artificial intelligence is steadily marching into the real world. Recently we've seen</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Lightweight tiny house built to withstand high winds

We don't see many tiny houses that can deal with extremes in weather. The Leaf House 3 is one exception, and Tennessee-based Transcend Tiny Homes' …

Houses

Moto G5 Plus review: The best budget smartphone

Motorola, under Lenovo ownership, has a good thing going with the Moto G series. You'd think its simple goal – give consumers the best phone possible …

Motorola

Compact, multi-personality camper van makes easy work of outdoor living

Citroën has proven pretty adept at making flashy vans that turn heads at auto shows. But everyone has their superior. German camper specialist Pössl …

Campers

​How to locate the Great Fairy Fountains in Breath of the Wild

To stand a chance of surviving the tougher enemies you'll face later in the game, you'll need to upgrade your armor – and to unlock all four upgrade …

Landscaping

2017 BMW S1000RR review: Quiet confidence meets outrageous velocity

The BMW S1000RR is purring pussycat and raging cheetah in one, a magic-trick melding of otherworldly performance and pleasant rideability that defies …

Motorcycles

Art in the age of ones and zeros: Internet art

Art has always been fundamentally intertwined with technology. New techniques and materials have constantly allowed artists to innovate and create …

Art

DNA-repairing drug could fight aging and radiation damage

Most of us accept that aging is inescapable, but maybe it doesn't have to be. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of New South …

Longevity

World's largest artificial Sun rises in Germany

The Sun is one of the greatest potential energy sources available, but developing new technologies to exploit this potential can be hampered because …

Renewable Energy

Spinach leaves provide vascular structures for lab-grown human cardiac tissue

On the surface, plants and animals couldn't be more different. However, as researchers at Worcester Polytechnic University (WPU) have discovered, …

Biology

Apple iPad (2017) vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung and Apple both have 9.7-in tablets launching this week. However, the two makers are taking very different approaches to their respective …

Tablets

Smartphone-based device measures mens' fertility

Thanks to research being conducted at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, men may soon be able to …

Health Care

Yellow fever decimating howler monkeys in Brazil

Howler monkeys fill the forests in which they live with a deep guttural roar. If you've ever heard a group sounding off, you'd be forgiven for …

Nature

Motorcycle gloves put navigation on the back of your hand

If you want GPS-enabled navigation on your motorcycle, you can of course just mount your smartphone (or a dedicated device) on the handlebars. …

Wearable Tech

Solar-powered synthetic skin could give prostheses a sense of touch

For years Ravinder Dahiya has been developing thin and flexible electronics, the kind that could be used for synthetic skin, and for years the …

Cyborgs

How to get the climbing gear in Breath of the Wild

Scaling some of the larger mountains in Hyrule can be quite a challenge, particularly earlier on in the game before you've upgraded your stamina. But …

RPGs

Gorgeous gigapixel image puts Dubai in the spotlight

As camera technology and editing techniques continue to improve, photographers are able to capture incredibly detailed snaps. From staggering …

Bentley Motors

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what's my schedule for today?

Digital assistants seem to be the Next Big Thing at the moment, but they appear to be mainly stuck in the audio realm. Daptly would prefer things to …

Elton John

Samsung confirms LTE connectivity for Gear S3 Classic smartwatch

Samsung's Gear S3 smartwatch comes in both "Classic" and "Frontier" varieties. Until now, only the latter has been available in an LTE variant. …

Samsung

Rock Band VR lands on the Oculus Rift

The <i>Rock Band</i> game franchise – where you can live out your dreams of shredding the guitar in front of a packed crowd – has been reimagined for virtual …

Virtual Reality

Drip-free wine bottle might save your tablecloth

Maybe you wrap a napkin around the bottle neck, maybe you've got one of those fancy drip rings or maybe, if you're onto your third bottle, you don't …

Wine

Smart gloves put workout tracking in the palm of your hand

If you're a gym junkie – and there are plenty out there – having a watch, wristband or glove capable of accurately tracking your session is …

Wearable Tech

Review: 2017 Buick LaCrosse is more than a restyled Impala

For the 2017 model year, Buick totally reconfigured the big LaCrosse sedan in an effort to differentiate it from the crowd of standard and …

Buick

Automatically curbing Apple Watch notifications seems like a wise way to prevent distracted driving

There are times when at-a-glance notifications do more harm than good – driving is one of them. A recently awarded patent suggests that the Apple …

Distracted Driving

Misfit's Vapor fitness smartwatch will run Android Wear 2.0

Fitness tracker company Misfit, which was purchased by Fossil in 2015, has announced that its first bona fide smartwatch will run Android Wear 2.0. …

Wearable Tech

Hands-on: Getting to grips with the Pentax KP DSLR

When Pentax announced the compact KP DSLR earlier this year, we were intrigued by the image stabilization and almost ridiculously high ISO settings …

Cameras