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Elio Motors promises a weird $6,800 car

Some time next year, a company called Elio Motors claims it will begin building a car in its Louisiana factory that will get 84 miles per gallon on the highway and that will sell for a base price of $6,800.<p>Yes, $6,800.<p>It won't be a tiny little deathtrap, either. It'll get top crash test scores. At …

Exercise or bust? Breasts and physical activity

As a research scientist, I endeavour to make an impact on humankind's understanding of the world, and in particular, the brain. My research aims to probe the intricacies of memory, determining how the brain controls behaviour. I have always hoped to make a difference and be remembered as “a person …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

The single greatest benefit of owning The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC is the plethora of modding opportunities available to you. Nearly every facet …

The Elder Scrolls

Steve Jobs Nearly Blew Up His Third Grade Teacher

When mutual friend Bill Fernandez introduced Steve Wozniak to Steve Jobs, he unwittingly changed computing history. The two were friends almost immediately, each impressed with the other's intelligence and abilities, and would go on to form Apple in 1976.<p>But before they did that, they played some …

Silicon Valley

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …

Cable TV boxes become 2nd biggest energy users in many homes

In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service.<p>The seemingly innocuous appliances — all 224 million of them across …

Energy

GOG Galaxy takes on Steam with DRM-free games and optional community features

GOG, which has made its name offering DRM-free classic games for sale, is set to launch its own online gaming platform later this year called GOG Galaxy. The service will let you play games, challenge friends, view achievements, and get automatic updates for your games. It's like Steam, but without …

The most luxurious phone we've ever held, made of titanium and calfskin (pictures)

Mobile Technology

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

The Best Luigi Death Stare Videos

I'm not gonna lie: Luigi's Death Stare is my favorite thing to happen in 2014 so far.<p>Given that I've spent the entire morning watching these …

Father-son developers create service that offers different languages in a single video

There’s always been a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> about going to a foreign film. First, it absolutely confirms that you know how to read (kidding). But second, it implies that you can read between lines of dialog you don’t understand, and which are often minimally translated, to get the heart of a story.<p>…

What makes a good digital design portfolio?

Dear Doctor,<p>I’m redesigning my digital design portfolio, and I’m not sure what the best practice is right now. I’d like to start using it to apply for roles – do you have any tips on putting one together so it’s appealing to employers?<p>Rob Wood says…<p>Digital design is very subjective, and everyone’s …