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The Best and Worst States for Rooftop Solar Panels

A new report tracks where consumers will get the most out of renewable installations.<p>If you’re going to install solar panels on your roof, you’ll want to know what it will cost and how much money you can save. The answers to those questions depend on two more complicated criteria: How difficult is …

Periscope and GoPro are a winning combo, but the experience is less social

You can now live stream with Periscope using a GoPro action camera. <i>Mashable's</i> tech team tried it out and despite a mostly good, smooth experience, …

Behold: The Crazy Capacity of a 512GB Memory Card

If you don’t mind shelling out $880 on a single memory card and putting all your eggs in one basket, you can buy Lexar’s 512GB CF card (or SanDisk’s …

How do you catch the sun to make electricity at night? This German inventor has an answer.

Wolfram Walter is a man obsessed with things electric.<p>He’s electrified his bicycle. He’s electrified his Porsche. When he introduces his dog, Paula, you almost expect him to tell you that he’s electrified her, too.<p>Not yet, but you never know. The engineer from a small town in southwestern Germany …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Organic Food

The Fastest SD & CF Cards for the Canon 5D Mark III

This is a part of our SD/CF/XQD Database. The data in the table below tracks the time (in seconds) it took to write 20 RAW and 20 Fine Large JPG to …

Ski Bums Pick: North America's 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round

Is this you?<p>You have moments when you study the calendar in front of your office desk and question what you did with all those days gone by. Your body feels sluggish and you think your back might be permanently arched from hunching over a computer. You spend more time commuting to earn a living …

Meet Pirate Joe, the man who (legally) smuggles Trader Joe's goods into Canada

For three years Michael Hallatt has been bringing thousands of dollars’ worth of Trader Joe’s products across the border into Vancouver. Our reporter spent a day embedded with Pirate Joe’s ‘cats’ and got an inside look at the cultlike following the pirate brand has captured from the US …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

The Real-Life Hoverboard<p><b>Hendo Hoverboard / $10,000</b> <i><br>Preorder at hendohover.com</i><p>The hoverboard—a type of skateboard that levitates like a magic …

Report: No 'excuse for violence' in Ferguson, Obama says

President Barack Obama joined the call for calm with word a Missouri grand jury considering whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown was close to making a decision.<p>"This is a country that allows everybody to express their views. Allows them to peacefully assemble, to …

New View of the Solar System's Most Fascinating Moon

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The 26 Most Hipster Neighborhoods In The World

The hipster population is spreading nationally and internationally. Skinny jeans-wearing, beard-toting 20- and 30-somethings are flocking to areas in which they feel right at home.<p>These are areas chock-full of trendy food trucks, as in Austin's East Austin neighborhood; theater festivals, as in the …

Germany

Hands-On with Parrot’s Bebop Drone

Earlier this week, Parrot announced its latest drone, the Bebop, and the Android-based Skycontroller remote. Here are our impressions from our brief flight time with the gadget, which goes on sale in early December.<p>Parrot is probably best known for its AR.Drone quadcopter. While the the device has …

Finally, A Folding Electric Bike That Can Easily Fit Inside A Backpack

Foldable bikes have always promised flexibility for bikers.<p>But most end up being far too inconvenient to ever use in a city. They are often too expensive, difficult to ride, and too big or heavy to realistically carry around with you.<p>It seemed as if finding a bike that is small enough to be …

Cycling

Canadian Designer Beats Nike To The Punch Making Self-Lacing Sneakers A Reality

But will people still care if they don’t look like the ones in Back to the Future II?<p>Self-lacing sneakers have been a dream ever since Marty McFly pulled on a pair of futuristic Nikes in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but they’ve never come to market despite the promises of Nike design guru Tinker Hatfield. …

Humor: 5 Easy Steps to Becoming an ‘Official Photographer’

The folks at the not-always-politically-correct Facebook page Being Satan hit the nail on the head with this list of 5 steps that describe how to …

The new Raspberry Pi is the cheapest yet, costing just $20

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>In July, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released the final evolution of the “high-end” version of its low-cost computer kit, the …

Microcontroller

This is the future of wearable technology

Smart insoles, inseams, and inner layers. Smart swimwear and underwear.<p>Wearable technology is exploding. So why is it all so ugly?<p>The first annual …

Wearable Tech

This Awesome Machine Can 3D Print Plants To Grow Into Any Shape

Takeuchi has found a way to print gardens filled with herbs and flowers. These gardens can then be planted on rooftops, or pretty much anywhere.<p>He uses a 3D printer and software that he designed to print yarn encasements that hold plant seeds that grow in to full-fledged plants in just a few weeks. …

3D Printing

Take This Sensor and Call Me in the Morning | The Network | The Network

It turns out Star Trek was more than a pioneer in space, but also in seeing the future of healthcare devices to come decades later. The famous Tricorder ‘Bones' has shown up in this century as the <i>Scanadu Scout</i>, a hand-held scanning device that gives almost real-time readings on health vitals …

Medical Technology

5 trends coming to the smart home in 2015

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: S. Brewster<p>The future of the connected home is continuing to evolve, and with more startups pitching products, the …

Home Automation

Building and securing the connected cars of the future

The number of people living in cities is expected to double by 2050, meaning congestion and pollution will increasingly be a problem for city …

Tech to take the stress out of stress

<b>Mairin Philips (not her real name) suffered from anxiety, so much so that it made the pain from a stomach ulcer far worse.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessConnecting India's offline millionsThe world's fastest ambulanceWhen does an app need regulating?'Air' plastic and mushroom …

After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Tesla<p>Tesla was an entirely different company five years ago. Back in the spring of 2009, when Tesla was in a more …

Tesla

Building the best security camera

We took bits and pieces from various security cameras to "build" our ideal model.<p>We've reviewed quite a few stand-alone security cameras as well as security systems with camera accessories. Although some have impressed us favorably with their image quality and range of features, none of them has …

FKA twigs calls on Google Glass for dance tips in her latest music video

FKA twigs already has a reputation for using technology to make artistic statements in her music videos, and her latest takes this to its logical extreme. The two-minute #throughglass promo has twigs using Google Glass to seemingly influence a music video as it's being shot -- she looks for vogue …