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Feed your entire neighborhood with this new garden idea from Ikea

Come for a salad, stay for the opportunity to provide meals for others. That appears to be the new mantra from Ikea and Space10, described as “a …

The 2017 Ducati SuperSport Is The Perfect Sportbike For The Common Rider

The <b>2017 Ducati SuperSport</b> was one of the most polarizing motorcycles to come out of this year's new model unveilings at the EIMCA show in Milan, as a …

Motorcycles

Orb Intelligent Lighting

Shade ApS based in Copenhagen, Denmark have launched their first intelligent lighting solution in the form of the Orb. Which is Danish designed and …

Home Automation

A look at Tesla Powerwall ownership after 1 year as second generation is coming: 92% savings on utility bill

We reported on Nick Pfitzner just over a year ago when he became one of the first people to have a Tesla Powerwall in Australia. After now over a year of ownership, Nick shared his experience just as a lot more people are considering installing home energy storage now that the market expanded with …

A lot of people compared the Patriots' Super Bowl comeback to Trump's win

The New England Patriots’ historic Super Bowl victory over the Atlanta Falcons after a stunning fourth-quarter comeback had many viewers comparing …

Scientists Simulate a New Material That Could Be Even Weirder Than Graphene

Get ready for one-dimensional boron chains.<p>We all love graphene - the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon aren't just super flexible, harder than …

The very real, very dangerous threat of the Iranian regime

In an recent article in Foreign Policy magazine, author Trita Parsi wants us to believe that “Iran’s proxy wars [are] a figment of America’s imagination.” He brushes off the statements of newly minted Secretary of Defense James Mattis—a career Marine, four star general and universally lauded …

Middle East

Apple is selling Final Cut, Logic, and other editing apps for $199 in new educational bundle

A $430 discount!<p>Professional creative apps cost hella money, but a new bundle from Apple could help alleviate the costs for students and educators. For $199, you can snag Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, and Main Stage 3 — a $430 savings versus buying each separately. …

What Steve Bannon really wants

What does Donald Trump want for America? His supporters don’t know. His party doesn’t know. Even he doesn’t know.<p>If there is a political vision underlying Trumpism, however, the person to ask is not Trump. It’s his éminence grise, Stephen K. Bannon, the chief strategist of the Trump …

Political Science

Trump is picking a free-speech fight with the university that birthed the Free Speech Movement

Darkly theatrical was the scene at the University of California-Berkeley last night, where a crowd of more than 1,500 gathered to protest the appearance of controversy-riddled alt-right leader Milo Yiannopoulos. Agitators threw fireworks and rocks at police. Molotov cocktails made generator-powered …

Rights & Freedoms

This adorable little robot will draw anything you do

Welcome to the internet of squiggly drawings<p>Line-us is by far the cutest drawing robot we’ve ever seen.<p>Currently raising funds on Kickstarter, this little bot is essentially a USB-powered arm that connects to an app on your tablet or smartphone and copies anything you draw in real time. (The …

Modular Cube Unit Fully-Equipped For Micro Apartments

For designer Nils Holger Moormann, the Kammerspiel project was the largest piece ever constructed as well as a big success. To better understand what …

Small Spaces

These 23 Principles Could Help Us Avoid an AI Apocalypse

Science fiction author Isaac Asimov famously predicted that we’ll one day have to program robots with a set of laws that protect us from our …

Ursula K. Le Guin Wants Everyone to Know the Huge Difference Between 'Alternative Facts' and Fiction

The word “alternative” appears both in the fun new craze sweeping the government (“alternative facts”) and in a few science fiction staple ideas …

Scientists have released footage of a giant, 3-km crack that opened up in Arizona • World News

<b>A massive, 3.2-km (2-mile) crack has formed in the Arizona Desert, and scientists have released the first up-close footage of the damage.</b><p>The crack is …

Stem cells beat the clock for brain cancer

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that kills most patients within two years of diagnosis. In tests on mice last year, a team at the …

Stem Cells

Entrepreneurship courses every start-up should take

Startups are often the first step to building an empire. However, most people end up making startup mistakes that could have been avoided if they had …

Entrepreneurship

2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

Tutorials

Trump says not to worry about his phone calls. But they're just the start of how he's shifting foreign affairs

President Trumptried Thursday to shrug off worries over reports of combative phone calls with stalwart allies, telling Americans, “Don’t worry about it.” But his reassurances only underscored concerns about whether his freewheeling efforts to reorder decades of U.S. foreign policy in two weeks will …

Foreign Policy

Donald Trump is making China great again

Two years ago, some European and US experts gathered to discuss China in an elegant English country house. The setting was seductive, but the mood was dark. Two years into Xi Jinping’s presidency, China’s politics were turning away from the liberalising trend of the previous three decades, towards …

China

Scientists Find Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is – or once was – a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just …

Scientists Have a Plan to Replace Fossil Fuels With Nuclear Fusion by 2030

Bring it on.<p>Nuclear fusion is premised on building technology that would replicate the reaction that naturally powers our Sun - two light atoms, in …

Nuclear Energy

EBR Goes Under. Again

American sportbike manufacturer EBR (Erik Buell Racing) Motorcycles will be once again be closing its doors, marking another bitter defeat for …

6 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Shooting Sharper Manual Focus Photos

This article aims to provide you with key tips, techniques, and hacks that, if followed correctly, should practically guarantee nailing pin-sharp …