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Qatar’s Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

NTSB: Pilots tried to abort landing moments before deadly crash

A cockpit voice recorder recovered from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 revealed the pilots attempted to abort the landing just 1.5 seconds before the jet crashed in San Francisco, killing two and injuring scores, federal investigators said Sunday.<p>National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah …

British Airways To Test Electronic Bag Tags

British Airways wants to finally replace paper tags, and maybe save you some time at the check-in counter.<p>The standard paper luggage tag--the one that requires the force of eight men to tear off your suitcase--could be a thing of the past. Next month, British Airways will launch a digitized …

Adidas's New Smart Soccer Ball Tells You Everything About Your Kicks

Tech in sports typically revolves around maximizing performance in some nebulous and difficult-to-fact-check way. But Adidas has been doing some very …

Burj Al Arab in Dubai Introduces Gold-Plated iPads for Guest Use

The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is perhaps the world's most luxurious hotel, and the latest addition continues that tradition. The seven-star hotel is now giving 24-carat gold-plated iPads from Gold & Co to guests for use during their stay.<p>The iPads will act as a 'virtual concierge', offering …

Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

Pick An App Just By Thinking About It With Samsung's Mind-Controlled Tablet

For when touchscreens will be *so 2010s*<p>One of my friends already thinks that people look silly holding up tablets to take photos, so I'm not sure what he'd think of using a tablet with a wire-covered EEG cap on. The experience might be worth the side-eyes, though: Samsung is researching a system …

Lion Air's pilot describes how the plane fell out of the sky

The pilot whose Indonesian jet slumped into the sea while trying to land in Bali has described how he felt it “dragged” down by wind while he …

Saudi Arabia Expels Three Emiratis For Being ‘Too Handsome,’ But For Thousands Of Illegal Workers Threat Of Deportation Is Ugly Reality

In one of the most bizarre stories to come out of Saudi Arabia in recent years, three men from the United Arab Emirates were deported from the …

Touch Bionics i-limb ultra revolution is controllable via a mobile app

Touch Bionics has just announced a new product in its inventory called the i-limb ultra revolution. It features a biosim mobile app that is usable …

Bionics

Flights to get bumpier as turbulence to double

Flying is to become a far less comfortable experience according to a study of how levels of turbulence are set to change over the next 40 years.<p>Trans Atlantic flights will encounter up to twice as much turbulence while enroute, the research has shown.<p>Using atmospheric computer models, the …