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MakerBloks Launches Kickstarter Campaign For High-Tech Toy

If any kids you know have a hankering for tinkering, there will soon be a new way for them to start building something of lasting value. MakerBloks – magnetic building blocks that let kids build, design and create objects with electric circuits — gives kids the charge of creating something familiar …

Architect's modelling system hailed as "posh Lego"

Architect Damien Murtagh has created a reusable three-dimensional modelling system for architects and designers that is now on sale as a children's …

These smart toy cars teach kids programming and robotics, and schools are snapping them up

It takes a robocar to shoot past a crowdfunding target on Kickstarter in two hours flat. Cannybots did that yesterday.<p>It’s a build-your-own robot kit …

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Fox & Raccoon Pillow Toy Pattern PDF Sewing Tutorial Baby Felt Animal, Tooth Fairy Pocket Accent Pillow Toddler to Tween

Make a cuddly Fox and Raccoon Pillow with an optional pocket on the front or back perfectly sized for the Tooth Fairy. This smaller sized pillow is just right for toddlers or as an accent pillow for any age.<p>Also included are instructions to make sweet Fox and Raccoon Babies in felt that fit into …

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These toys are turning today's kids into tomorrow's inventors

DIY computers, robot-making kits and smart paint are helping children to learn basic engineering and electronics<p>The UK is experiencing a chronic shortage of engineers. Economists fear that if today’s youth doesn’t develop the skills to meet the needs of our increasingly hi-tech economy, future …

Polaroid Sues GoPro, Claims Its Cube Camera Design Was Ripped Off

The company behind Polaroid cameras has filed a new lawsuit against GoPro, claiming that GoPro ripped off the design of Polaroid’s cube-shaped action …

A new “Star Trek” series is coming—but only for cord-cutters

Internet television. The final frontier for <i>Star Trek</i>.<p>The much-loved sci-fi franchise will be returning to TV on US channel CBS in January 2017, a few months after the 50th anniversary of the original series. But there’s one catch: the new series is only going to be available on CBS All Access, the …

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6 California Storage Startups You Should Know About

As California strengthens its policy environment for storage, the range of companies in the state doing business in the sector continues to grow.<p>For …

DigiNow Zero Super Charger

<b>DigiNow</b> has today announced the launch of the <b>Super Charger</b>, which is able to bring any <b>Zero Motorcycle</b> since 2013 to at least 80% charge, in most use …

Solar-Plus-Storage Can Offer Resiliency to Low-Income Customers, Not Just the Wealthy

Three years ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast of the United States, killing hundreds of people and leaving millions more in the dark. …

Carsharing becomes a real estate perk with GM, Daimler, Google

Owning a car in Manhattan has traditionally ranked pretty far up the list of pricey personal indulgences (that is, aside from opting to live in New …

Will Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Live Up to the Hype?

Elon Musk is a master of gaining media attention. So when he casually released a long white paper on a “fifth mode” of transportation -- the …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

The Road Ahead: Toyota Sees Gas Engine Cars Gone By 2050 (Tesla's Already There)

This past week Toyota said it plans to all but eliminate gasoline-based cars by 2050. Tesla is about 35 years ahead of that goal.<p>The Japanese automaker laid out it goals on Wednesday, according to a report in Nikkei, Japan’s largest business daily. The plans call for a 90 percent reduction in the …

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3-D Printed Artificial Teeth Could Stop Bacteria

Take a bite out of dental grime<p>Lost a tooth? A new 3D-printed replacement might protect against future cavities. Published earlier this month by researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, “3D-Printable Antimicrobial Composite Resins” details a tooth made from materials that kill …

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3D print your own jewelry? This startup says yes

Brian Park was a product manager for social video game company Zynga for a year and a half before he saw opportunity knocking in a field in which he …

Red Hat Is Buying IT Automation Startup Ansible, For $150M

Open source giant Red Hat is making another acquisition to build out its enterprise IT portfolio: today the company announced that it would buy Ansible, an IT automation solutions specialist that helps companies build and manage hybrid IT deployments across the cloud and on-premise solutions.<p>The …

The Planet-Saving, Capitalism-Subverting, Surprisingly Lucrative Investment Secrets of Al Gore

The former vice president has led his firm to financial success. But what he really wants to do is create a whole new version of capitalism.<p>“When i left the White House in 2001, I really didn’t know what I was going to do with my life,” Al Gore told me this summer, at his office in the Green Hills …

Have We Detected Megastructures Built By Aliens Around A Distant Star?

Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further<p>The Kepler space telescope's job is to find faraway planets that could potentially support life. But as <i>The Atlantic</i> reports, scientists are exploring the possibility that the telescope may have detected something even more …

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A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively …

Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab house produces more energy than it consumes

Australian architecture firm ArchiBlox recently unveiled Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab home that’s packed with eco-friendly features and …

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Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>Bees have always been admired for their industrious nature and intricate honeycomb architecture; Charles Darwin called the...<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>Handmade in New...<p>Lakes of ink have been …

As U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, Here's What You Can And Can't Do

Since the diplomatic thaw with Cuba was first announced last December, the Obama administration has moved aggressively to ease restrictions on travel and trade. Looser rules were announced in January, and restrictions were eased further in September. But the Commerce and Treasury Departments can …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …