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Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Historic monuments around the world face threats from natural disasters, tourism and war, which is what led Ben Kacyra to found CyArk -- a non-profit organization working to scan and digitally archive ancient monuments. With laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone imaging and structured light …

Nonprofits

The Difficult Birth of the "Many Worlds" Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

Hugh Everett, creator of this radical idea during a drunken debate more than 60 years ago, died before he could see his theory gain widespread …

Quantum Mechanics

The Epic 6-in-1 Backpack Makes a Comeback!

It’s only natural for a designer to constantly refine their creations, making the newer iterations better than the previous ones. I honestly didn’t …

Hauser Hydration Pack

Mission Workshop are known for engineering some of the best bags on the planet, the Hauser is a complete weatherproof hydration pack, built to ensure …

How to clean your bike like a pro

Follow these five easy steps to guarantee that ‘new bike’ feel this winter.<p>For those residing in the northern hemisphere, this time of year is best …

Inside the American elite unit rescuing from the skies

<b>(CNN) —</b> They parachuted into the Atlantic Ocean from a mere 1,400 feet in total darkness, with thousands of pounds of equipment and two boats. And that wasn't even the most incredible thing they did that day.<p>Senior Master Sergeant Erik Blom had no inkling of what was to come when he put his kids on …

Military

BMX Handlebar Geometry Explained

Brant Moore takes a look at BMX Handlebar Geometry for his latest video… A while back, we put together a BMX Handlebar Geometry Guide that helps give …

43-year-old Markus Stöckl rides his bike down steepest World Cup ski slope - MBR

Mad Max II<p>Mad Max has been at fizzy red pop again and pointed his bike down the steepest course on the World Cup ski circuit, the legendary …

From Omafiets, to Mamafiets to Bakfiets... Dutch Bikes, explained!

<b>I guess I truly am Dutch now. You see, the famous stereotype of the Dutch bike everywhere, everyday, regardless of the weather is true. While doing</b> …

Cycling

Gut gases measured by ingestible capsule reveal entirely new immune mechanism

An innovative ingestible capsule, designed to measure gases inside the gut, has just passed phase one human trials. The swallowable sensor could …

High Fiber

The Cars Are Frozen

Parts of the Northeast are getting hammered by frigid temperatures right now, just 24 hours after a winter storm dropped a blanket of snow across …

Weather

Why this British Airways A380 pilot filmed his take-off from Heathrow

If you thought watching the largest plane in the world land was something special, wait till you see the take-off.<p>Dave Wallsworth, an Airbus A380 …

Aviation

Traxxas TRX-4 RC Land Rover Defender Trail Crawler

“Take the path less traveled,” says the tagline of the TRX-4 Land Rover Defender Scale and Trail Crawler, and it has every right to dare you so.… …

Land Rover

Wrong Canoe, Right Stuff

A pair of German tourists got more than they bargained for when they flew to Winnipeg and bought a canoe to paddle 380 miles on the Hayes River to …

Canoeing

When a culture produces this much sexual assault, it’s not an accident

This isn't just about Harvey Weinstein or Donald Trump.<p>“Harvey Weinstein is now a big problem for Democrats,” wrote CNN’s Chris Cillizza. “The Democrats cannot ignore their Harvey Weinstein problem,” wrote the Week’s Ed Morrissey. “Yes, Hillary — and the Democrats — Do Have a Harvey Weinstein …

Harvey Weinstein
Feminism

MTB Geometry – The new Normal

<b>As our sport progresses, so does geometry: every brand’s new bike’s marketing mantra is, ‘Longer, lower, slacker!’. But what does ‘long, low and</b> …

Mountain Biking

I’m a White Man. Hear Me Out.

I’m a white man, so you should listen to absolutely nothing I say, at least on matters of social justice. I have no standing. No way to relate. My color and gender nullify me, and it gets worse: I grew up in the suburbs. Dad made six figures. We had a backyard pool. From the 10th through 12th …

Papua New Guinea

Understanding the "Schrodinger's Cat" Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrodinger was one of the key figures in quantum physics, even before his famous "Schrodinger's Cat" thought experiment. He had created the …

Quantum Mechanics

Exclusive: Here's The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google [Updated]

<i>Update 8/5/17 7:25pm ET: Google’s new Vice President of Diversity, Integrity & Governance Danielle Brown has issued her own memo to Google employees</i> …

Critical Thinking

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Must Watch: Backflip Over the Tour De Pologne Peloton... on a Road Bike!

Szymon Godziek has lit up the mountain bike slopestyle scene in recent years with his trademark, gung-ho approach to courses wherever he competes in …

Road Bikes

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain 4x4²

Overview<p>What is it?<p>It’s a Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain given the almost-familiar ‘4x4²’ treatment. Which, in case you didn’t notice the G-Wagen …

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Apple has proven me wrong about HomeKit

Hope for the Internet of Shit<p><i>The Internet of Shit is a column about all the shitty things we try to connect to the internet, and what can be done about it. It’s from the anonymous creator of the</i> <i>Internet of Shit</i> <i>Twitter account.</i><p>Earlier this year, I wrote that Apple’s HomeKit was a failure as a …

Home Automation

This 7.2kg XC rig will body shame your mountain bike

How much does your mountain bike weigh? We’re pretty confident it’ll be more than this one. Fair Wheel Bikes of Tucson, Arizona is better known for …

Mountain Biking

Biking 101: Bike Fit & Geometry — Part 1

<b>Why Getting the Right Fit can be So Tricky</b><p>Finding a bike that fits you well and is comfortable is, without a doubt, one of the most important aspects …

'Dude, there's no way that's gonna happen': What it's like at Tesla when a new car is about to hit the streets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is getting ready to hand over the first batch of Model 3s to owners this week. And with 30 of those cars scheduled to come off the electric-car maker's assembly line in Fremont, California, it's safe to assume employees are living and breathing all things Model 3 as the clock …

Tesla
Freedom of Information

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems

Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery

Matthieu Komorowski wanted to be an astronaut. Still does. The French-born anesthesiologist, currently getting a PhD at Imperial College London, …