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What happens if you open the plane door during a flight?

It’s one of the nervous flier’s (numerous) nightmare scenarios. A potty fellow passenger makes a beeline for the emergency exit and yanks the door open, sending themselves, and any unsecured trolley dollies and holidaymakers, spinning into the stratosphere.<p>That nightmare almost became reality last …

Tesla boss Elon Musk unveils solar roof tiles

Musk showcases new energy products to illustrate benefits of merging his firm with solar installer SolarCity<p>The Tesla chief executive, Elon Musk, has unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his firm, which makes electric cars and batteries, with solar installer …

Tesla

11 smartphones that are ahead of iPhone 7 Plus

Your News Ticker | October 29, 2016<p>iPhone 7 Plus has received two 12 megapixel camera, but different optics. A wide-angle lens (28 mm), the other – …

Eve-Tech's crowdsourced computer: the laptop designed by its users

The Finnish startup turned to an online community of tech enthusiasts to shape the design of its new device. The result? Something ‘really different’<p>When Finnish startup Eve-Tech launched its first device, the T1 tablet computer, it received positive reviews for its premium feel and budget …

Batteries

Facebook's project to take on Cisco inspires such 'cultlike' devotion, it once caused a whole team to quit Apple

Its second-generation computer network switch, called the Wedge 100, is now available for purchase though Chinese contract manufacturer Edgecore (owned by Accton Technology).<p>That's the same company that manufacturers the Facebook-designed switch for Facebook's own internal use.<p>This is a superfast …

Germany doesn't want Tesla to use the term 'Autopilot' in its car ads

Germany’s Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has asked Tesla to stop using the term ‘Autopilot’ to describe its electric cars’ driving assistance system in ads, reports Reuters.<p>The feature, which lets Tesla vehicles drive and park themselves, has been improperly used in the past – drivers have …

Tourists Could Destroy Venice—If Floods Don't First

Residents are abandoning the city, which is in danger of becoming an overpriced theme park.<p>Floods were once the greatest threat to Venice. That danger has not receded, but the tsunami of tourists pouring into the city could cause greater harm, argues Salvatore Settis in his new book, <i>If Venice Dies</i>. …

BenQ adds high dynamic range to 4K monitor it designed with photographers in mind

BenQ is adding high dynamic range to the popular 4K monitors it designed for photographers, videographers, and other creatives. The BenQ SW320, a …

There's a Ton of Crazy Equipment Inside Boeing's Wild-Flying Test Planes

They're not just for pulling stunts; they do research too.<p>There's nothing quite as uncannily fun as watching big passenger jets take to the sky and start rolling around and pulling sharp turns like they think they're fighter jets. Clearly when these big guys take to the sky, they're not carrying …

If you wanna shoot Usain Bolt for an ad, you have to do it in Jamaica

I think that if someone did a survey, Usain Bolt would be one of the most loved athletes in the world (actually, I am pretty sure there is such a …

Google Hammers The Final Nail In The Coffin Steve Jobs Built For Adobe Flash | A Warning For Photographers

Adobe Flash homogenized the internet and how it was experienced, for essentially a generation. It standardized and allowed for a broad adoption of …

Forget the chord. The Tesla Model S now has wireless charging.

Plugless, an aftermarket wireless charging company, released a video Thursday showing just how easy it is to charge a Tesla without a chord.<p>The …

I built a Wi-Fi paradise and all I needed was one device

I have a confession to make. Despite all the fantastic routers we cover here on BGR that offer cutting-edge technology and long range, I have used …

Tesco customer finds a worm in his cucumber and his complaint goes viral

<b>When Wes Metcalfe bought a cucumber from a Tesco shop in Dinnington, South Yorkshire, he did not expect it to come with a dead worm.</b><p>So put off was he by the creature wedged inside the packaging, that he turned to Facebook to let Tesco know why it would be a while before he tucked into another …

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

Country Home with Gorgeous Architecture

When it comes to country homes, the views of flowering greenery, ocean, sands and blue sky starting changing as if they have been twisted with a …

Interior Design

N.Y.C.’s Next Great Cultural Destination: A Wild Shape-Shifting Building

The Shed takes “multipurpose room” to the next level.<p>Like many of the experimental architects in the 1960s, Cedric Price had ideas so radical that they were destined to the confines of sketchbook pages and treatises. One such proposal is the “Fun Palace,” a shape-shifting theater that reconfigures …

Fashion Shows

These homemade wheels let you maneuver your car as you please

Your regular old car's wheels can probably only go in a finite number of directions. One crafty YouTuber took it upon himself to create a set of wheels that would allow his trusty Toyota Echo to handle moving around in just about any direction you can think of. The result looks pretty ridiculous, …

Designers React To London Underground’s First Revamp Of Iconic Font In 100 Years

“2016 marks 100 yrs of #TfL's Johnston typeface. Today we unveil #Johnston100 @byMonotype”, image via Monotype<p><b>For the first time</b> in 100 years, the …

Typography

Introducing the DT Shop, your stop for gadgets we love at crazy prices

Here at Digital Trends, our mission is to help readers understand the increasingly complex world of tech. Both at work and at home, we understand …

NAB 2016: Kinefinity TERRA 6K for $6K

Shares 605<p>Kinefinity has shown its brand new 6K camera for the first time outside China. Called the TERRA, it is a small-bodied Super35 cinema camera …

This photographer needed 17 square meters of mirror to create this image

When photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson decides to create an image, he certainly makes an effort to push the boat out, quite literally in this …

Photography

Watch this: Tesla Model S P90D has drag race with Boeing 737

By Robert Jones<p>A Qantas Boeing 737 is capable of producing 50,000 pounds of thrust and has a maximum speed of 528mph, which is 70 per cent the speed …

Abandoned Disney World Park is a Real-Life Dismaland

Disney World has been engrained as a vacation destination for families since it opened in 1971. With that imagery comes thoughts of 3-hour waits in …

Walt Disney Company

12 Wi-Fi enabled driverless lorries complete week-long journey across Europe

Six convoys of semi-automated "smart" trucks arrived in Rotterdam's harbour on Wednesday after an experiment its organisers say will revolutionise future road transport on Europe's busy highways.<p>More than a dozen self-driving trucks made by six of Europe's largest manufacturers arrived in the port …

Paper notebook uploads to cloud, erases in microwave

Although thumb-typing on smartphones and stylus-scribbling on tablets have their place, sometimes nothing quite beats the satisfaction of writing in an actual paper notebook. The Rocketbook, currently scorching its way through an Indiegogo campaign, combines the satisfaction of a paper notebook …

Fanfiction

Dementia awareness boost planned for over-40s

<b>People over 40 in England are to be given more information about dementia to help improve early diagnosis of the condition, the health secretary said.</b><p>During their free NHS health check, patients will be told when they should report memory problems to their GP.<p>Jeremy Hunt said the government's aim …

Want More Peace and Quiet? Move Into These 10 Secluded Spaces

Discover beautifully secluded properties from Sotheby's International Realty®.<p>Discover beautifully secluded properties from Sotheby's International Realty®.

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