David Medearis

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DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

NASA funds 'warp speed' research

Though it seems ripped straight from an episode of Star Trek, NASA has invested real money into understanding the science behind travel faster than the speed of light.<p>Harold G. White, a NASA physicist, leads the small team at NASA who are trying to make reality out of a theory that suggests the …

Volvo Unveils Portable Solar Charging Station That Fits In The Trunk Of Your Car

Volvo, Sweden’s largest car manufacturer, is planning to unveil a foldable solar charging station that can be broken down and stored in the truck of a car.<p>The so-called “Pure-Tension Pavilion” was developed by Synthesis Design + Architecture, a design firm based in Los Angeles, CA, for Volvo’s …

European Electric Micro Car Can Drive On Solar Alone

The evolution of the electric vehicle industry in Europe, particularly in the United Kingdom where we’ve seen strong examples of its progress, is …

Humans tame light, stop it from moving for a full minute

Beams of light are usually speeding along at around 186,000 miles per second, but for one minute, researchers in Germany brought some to a screeching halt. Using a crystal frozen to temperatures below negative 450 degrees Fahrenheit, a research team managed to hold light in place for a full minute …

It's Throwback Thursday! How much do you LIKE this Airstream Clipper 1936?

It's Throwback Thursday! How much do you LIKE this Airstream Clipper 1936? - Airstream Adventures Northwest - Google+

5 Smart Tips for Towing a Trailer

Hauling a trailer can be easy, but mistakes can lead to disastrous consequences. With that in mind, we're offering some advice to help you and your cargo reach your destination safely.<p><b>Know Your Weights</b><p>A truck or car's tow rating (found in the owner's manual) is a simplification of a number of …

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How Google has been making Android a safer place since 2012

Last year in June, Google brought Android Jelly Bean 4.1 to the world. It was a wonderful day, too. It brought with it Project Butter, which spelled the end for lag for a lot of people. Android was running smoother and more complete than ever. Who’d have known that just a year later, we’d be …