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How to Waterproof a Tent

When you’re out in the wilderness, one of the sounds of nature you <i>don’t</i> want to hear is water dripping inside your tent. If you’ve been there, it’s …

Home Improvement

Blackberry-and-Bourbon Cobbler

Every weekend, especially during summer, the Fields family would make their version of cobbler, a cake-y mix of milk, sugar, and self-rising flour …

Baking

The Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

"I received this recipe from a co-worker about 5 years ago. This is by far the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. I've made this numerous times …

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Why I am Not Ultralight

To go ultralight or not, is that the question? Today, the debate seems over: why carry more when you can carry less and increase the enjoyment of …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Mozilla announces an open gateway for the internet of things

Apple, Google, Amazon and Samsung have all been working hard to create their own standard to control all the connected devices around your home. Mozilla just announced that anybody can now create an open gateway to control the internet of things. The organization also confirmed that it is still …

Amazon Echo

I wore the VR glove that fools your skin as well as your eyes

I weigh the rock in my hand, then toss it back to the ground. I run my hand across some tall grass, feeling the stems ripple, flatten and spring back. Then I reach out and take hold of a cloud and pull it toward me.<p>None of these objects exist. The rock, grass and cloud are all figments of virtual …

Virtual Reality

‘Terminator’-inspired robotic exoskeleton maker Cyberdyne scores FDA approval

We joke a lot about the “inevitable” robot apocalypse, but aside from a few scary developments it seems like humanity is much more likely to …

AI Codes its Own ‘AI Child’ - Artificial Intelligence breakthrough!

Artificial Intelligence

Judgment Day! Conspiracy Group Claims Bitcoin Created by Rogue AI

January 21, 2018 · 12:00 pm<p><b>A new Bitcoin conspiracy theory has emerged online, claiming that the cryptocurrency was created by a rogue artificial</b> …

New electronic skin allows you to manipulate virtual objects

Electronic Skin<p>A newly developed technology could revolutionize the future of virtual reality (VR). The innovative electronic skin, known as an …

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 8 ingredients and 7 cups water in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 7 hours or until beans are …

10 Best Spots for Trailer & Yurt Camping

AutoCamp Russian River, Guerneville, CA<p>Who said you can’t camp and enjoy the California wine country at the same time? Autocamp (<i>Airstream from</i> …

Lifeguard Drone Rescues Two Swimmers In Australia

Lifeguards in Australia pulled off a heroic rescue this week, but it wasn’t the Baywatch-style, swim-headlong-into-danger kind. They took a more …

The First Mind-Controlled VR Game Will Hit Arcades in 2018

Neurable’s brain-scanning headband brings hands-free control to virtual reality entertainment Photo: Neurable Photo: Neurable <b>Jacked In:</b> Neurable’s …

Virtual Reality

Scientists unveil the first portable bionic hand with a sense of touch

The Prototype<p>A woman who lost her arm over 20 years ago has received the first portable bionic hand, which through a series of tiny electrodes and …

Portable

World’s first ski-in/ski-out treehouses now for rent in Montana

They even come with a turret<p>Whether you choose to hit the slopes or tour a National Park in all its snow-covered glory, winter is an ideal time to travel. Sure, cold temperatures might deter those who would rather be at the beach, but a hygge-filled vacation of snowflakes, fires, and cozy blankets …

Skiing

Cops in Dubai Are Getting Real, Very Dangerous Looking Hoverbikes

Police in Dubai may soon have access to functional hoverbikes, according to AutoBlog, which reported that Dubai Police had unveiled the new …

Human Rights

‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ Disney World VR Attraction Gets New Trailer, Tickets on Sale

Tickets are now available for location-based VR company The VOID’s latest experience, <i>Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire</i>. The collaboration between …

10 Amazon Tech Products to Have on Your Radar This Holiday Season

Alexa everywhere!<p>Amazon has an incredible lineup of tech products, ranging from smart speakers and streaming devices, all the way to affordable tablets. Here are the coolest offerings worth your attention this holiday season.

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Hiking

Now, you can play with a cool retro Power Glove VR controller

“I love the Power Glove … it’s so bad.”<p>So said the evil villain Lucas in the 1989 video game movie <i>The Wizard</i>. The new Nintendo peripheral was …

Star Citizen’s next update could arrive this month, so is now a good time to get into it?

Let’s talk about what the project is, and what it isn’t<p><i>Star Citizen</i>, the ambitious collection of spacefaring games from Chris Roberts and his team at Cloud Imperium Games (CIG), is closing in on a major milestone. The 3.0 update to the early alpha version of one of its major products is now in the …

Get your android sheep and watch the star-studded trailer for Amazon's Electric Dreams

Netflix has <i>Black Mirror</i> and Hulu is getting the Stephen King-inspired <i>Castle Rock</i>, and it looks like Amazon is ready to compete with both of them …

Black Mirror: Season 4 Christmas Episode "USS Callister" Premiere Impressions

The brilliant near-future sci-fi series returns to Netflix soon.<p>IGN was in attendance at the fifth annual PaleyFest New York on Friday for a …

EVE Online is getting a mobile spinoff

Massive space battles on a tiny screen<p>The vast sci-fi universe of <i>EVE Online</i> is coming to your smartphone. This evening <i>EVE</i> developer CCP Games announced a new spinoff of the massively multiplayer game, that will be released in a handful of countries in “the near future,” before getting a full global …

Potato Salad from Swabia - Schwäbische Kartoffelsalat

A Southern German recipe for potato salad which uses broth, vinegar, onions and mustard for flavoring and is often served lukewarm. It tastes even …

Potatoes

Samsung’s huge 49-inch gaming monitor is an ultrawide dream

What's better than dual monitors? An "ultrawide" display that makes games more immersive and multitasking easier than a standard widescreen monitor. But Samsung wasn't satisfied with that. Its massive 49-inch QLED gaming monitor heralds an entirely new style -- let's call it "super ultrawide" -- …