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These bizarre Japanese electric vehicles could change how we get around cities

Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days.<p>Yamaha is the latest to reveal a concept vehicle that gives us a glimpse of what …

Bose's best headphones are even better wireless

When it comes to headphones, it can sometimes be easy to forget about Bose. The company doesn't debut new models as frequently as the competition, choosing instead to focus on quality, comfort and its highly touted noise-canceling tech. Bose's previous noise-canceling model, the QC25, has been …

Consumer Tech

BBC asks viewers to help with nationwide butterfly survey

The BBC is calling on viewers to help carry out a nationwide butterfly survey, as part of a major new programme examining the migration to Britain of one of the nation’s most beautiful insects.<p>The corporation is asking amateur butterfly spotters across the country to use their cameras and …

Lawyers given lesson in how to show their soft side as they face robot competition

Lawyers have been given a lesson in how to show their emotional side amid rising concerns about robot competition.<p>Fifty solicitors from Vario, the legal resourcing branch of international law firm Pinsent Masons, tonight completed emotional intelligence training in a bid to “polish up their human …

Here's why I gave up my beloved Galaxy S7 for a boring old iPhone

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is the best smartphone I've ever used.<p>Not only is it powerful, with its VR capabilities and the best smartphone camera ever made, but it's also a gorgeous device. That slender, low-bezel frame. That metallic finish. That ultra-high-contrast milky-smooth screen.<p>Plus, you can …

Here's The Ultimate Thin-And-Crispy Cookie Recipe

If you regularly house a whole bag of Tate's cookies, then step right up...<p>They're the ones with just the right amount of crunch, no chew, and, most importantly, a LOT of butter and sugar. When you break into this type of cookie, there's no bend, just a satisfying snap. Think: Tate's Bake Shop …

Plane en route to Houston makes emergency landing

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A flight from Las Vegas on its way to Houston Intercontinental Airport made an emergency landing at Austin-Bergstrom International …

Woman following GPS ends up in a 100-foot-deep lake

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Some people slavishly follow their car's GPS.<p>When the weather is bad and you can't see much out of your car window, you simply hope that the GPS will guide you well.<p>It's worth, though, still looking very …

GPS

World's biggest cruise ship sets sail from France

Harmony of the Seas will host over six thousand passengers.<p>Tens of thousands of French well-wishers waved au revoir to the largest cruise ship in the …

France