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MIT professors tell us about the 3D printing and design skills needed for the future

670shares<p>MIT Professional Education is launching a new course, “Advances in Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing.” I asked the course instructors, …

The Macallan x Urwerk Flask is $2,000 worth of high-tech boozing

In the annals of mechanical gadgets it doesn’t get much simpler than a flask. You open the top, pour booze in and close the top. Then you drink. But what if you could put two boozes into your flask? And what if you had a mechanical indicator to tell what kind of booze you were drinking? And what if …

Alcohol

What you really need to join MI6: emotional intelligence and a high IQ

Spy recruiter says she is looking for the sort of people who have had to fight to get on in life, whatever their background<p>One January, the future of MI6 was set out in a defining document. The service urgently needed to take on “men of character, integrity, and intellect, combined with imagination …

Master the art of presenting: tell a story, keep it brief

Don’t assume an audience will listen, convince them that they must – and have the confidence to lead with your strongest point<p>Poor communication can be disastrous – literally. According to accident investigators it helped lead to the disintegration of the Space Shuttle Colombia as it re-entered the …

How to know exactly where your spouse is at all times

Tracking your spouse's phone -- or anyone's phone, for that matter -- probably sounds...creepy. But, assuming your relationship is pretty solid and trust-issue-free, tracking someone's phone via an app is actually pretty convenient.<p>It's much easier to pull up Find My Friends, for example, and see …

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container conversions can be low-cost, efficient ways to build a home. They can also be overly spartan. Honomobo Shipping Container Homes …

The Leather Hiking Boots for People Who Don’t Like Leather Hiking Boots

When I think “Danner” I immediately imagine their classic Mountain Light series of boots: thick-lugged soles supporting shiny, luscious leather …

Germany's biggest ever cocaine haul seized

Customs officials in Germany have put on display the country’s biggest ever cocaine haul.<p>More than 700 kilos of the class A drug, with a purity of 80 percent, were seized.<p>The cocaine – smuggled from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao – is said to have been hidden under lead in a shipping …

This 22-Year-Old Is Already An Engineer With NASA

And she’s yet to graduate from MIT... with a 5.0. Yah.<p>Tiera Guinn is just 22 years old and she’s already working with NASA.<p>As a Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Space Launch System that aerospace company Boeing is building for NASA, Guinn designs and analyzes parts of a rocket …

Russian spies and cyber expert charged with treason for 'cooperating' with US

Russian authorities have reportedly charged two officers in the Federal Security Service and an employee of cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab with committing treason in the interests of the United States.<p>Ivan Pavlov identified the three as Ruslan Stoyanov, head of Kaspersky's computer incidents …

Watch BMW Build The Most Powerful F1 Engine Ever - BT52 1,280 horsepower

In 1983, Nelson Piquet became the first driver in the history of Formula One to win the world championship title in a racing car powered by a turbo …

Suspected US drone strikes kill three al-Qaida suspects in Yemen, officials say

• First strikes under President Trump reported by Yemeni officials<br>• Use of unmanned aircraft for strikes increased dramatically under Obama<p>Suspected US drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen’s south-western Bayda province, security and tribal officials said, the first such …

Trump’s Vainglorious Affront to the C.I.A.

The death of Robert Ames, who was America’s top intelligence officer for the Middle East, is commemorated among the hundred and seventeen stars on the white marble Memorial Wall at C.I.A. headquarters, in Langley, Virginia. He served long years in Beirut; Tehran; Sanaa, Yemen; Kuwait City; and …

Why Obama Was Smart to Kick Out Russian Spies

In fact, he might have just prevented the next intelligence disaster.<p>When President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian officials from the United States last week, closing two compounds, including one cast in the media as a swanky “dacha” on the Chesapeake Bay, his critics mocked the move as too …

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Stretch & Bobbito: The story of hip-hop’s greatest tastemakers

There’s a reason Eminem dreamed of getting on <i>the Stretch & Bobbito Show</i>. During an eight-year run in the 1990s, it became what Nas describes as “the …

How Introverts Can Meet People Without Bars or Booze

<b>“Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy.” ~Unknown</b><p>There was a moment during my twenties years when I realized I was an …

NASA launches mission to study massive asteroid in hopes of preventing catastrophic collision in 2035

NASA has launched the first ever mission to take samples from an asteroid in the hope of preventing the space rock having a catastrophic collision …

Here’s what the internet is saying about Xbox Scorpio, the 2017 successor to the One S

The Xbox One S is currently the talk of the gaming community, but that buzz has an approaching expiration date as Microsoft's anticipated Project …

Libratone Debuts Battery-Free Noise Cancelling Headphones With Lightning Connector Ahead of iPhone 7

Just six days before Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 7 without a headphone jack, Libratone has introduced new Q Adapt in-ear noise-cancelling headphones with a Lightning connector in lieu of a standard 3.5mm audio jack.<p>The headphones feature a battery-free design with four levels of active …

Portable hydroelectric generator lets you take your power station with you

<b>Just add moving water for clean, quiet, offgrid energy.</b><p>For outdoor adventure folks, having a portable power source that can be recharged with solar …

Portable

Does it even matter that last year’s iPhone 6s is so much faster than the new Galaxy Note 7?

This past Monday we shared a video that showed a performance test pitting Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Note 7 against Apple’s year-old iPhone 6s. …

Galaxy Note

Why You Should Update Your iPhone Immediately

Apple issued a patch Thursday to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab …

KTM Officially Unveils RC16 MotoGP Racebike at Red Bull Ring

KTM is making the final preparations for its re-entry into MotoGP, and part of that preparation includes officially unveiling its RC16 racebike, …

Red Bull Ring

Balcony BBQ

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Rare photos of Colorado lynx captured by automated cameras

Now state researchers have captured photos of lynx as they prowl the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Using automated cameras mounted in trees, the researchers are studying where lynx live and how well they're doing, said Eric Odell, manager of Colorado Parks and Wildlife's carnivore …

Wildlife

This New Xbox One Will Boot Up 20 Percent Faster

Microsoft on Monday announced the Xbox One Elite Bundle. The console featured in the bundle comes with a new 1 TB solid state hybrid hard drive (more on that later) and the new Elite controller. The package costs $500, and Microsoft describes it as "the ultimate gaming experience."<p><b>[Update:</b> …