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Astronomers to Check Mysterious Interstellar Object for Signs of Technology

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner says if the space rock 'Oumuamua is giving off radio signals, his team will be able to detect them—and they may get the results within days.<p>The email about “a most peculiar object” in the solar system arrived in Yuri Milner’s inbox last week.<p>Milner, the Russian …

The Secret to Carry-On Only Travel: How to Use Packing Cubes to Save Space

<i>This is an excerpt from my upcoming book,</i> The Carry-On Traveller: The Ultimate Guide to Packing Light,<i> which will be released on Monday 4th April on</i> …

Backpacking

Think Tank Announces The Ultimate Roller Case For Photography Productions

Think Tank makes some of the best camera bags on the market period. Their bags are so well designed that I've actually become a bit cynical when …

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50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Websites are a necessity for businesses of all sizes today -- though, surprisingly almost half of small businesses don’t have websites. Still, there are so many design options to choose from and so many websites that it can be tough to …

Pei Lin Ng: Food Photography with a Beginner's DSLR

<i>All images by Pei Lin Ng. Used with permission.</i><p>Pei Lin Ng is a Chinese girl from Malacca City, Malaysia. At 19 years-old, she’s quite the food …

Photography

Make Animated GIFs In OS X With A Right-click

Create animated GIFs from the OS X Finder in just seconds. It only takes a few minutes to set up and will give you a “native” feeling without the …

GIF Animations

Capture Your Creativity with a Digital Notebook

When we talk about the problem of driving innovation, we often focus on how to foster creative thinking. But much of the time, the challenge isn’t that we lack creativity — it’s that we fail to capture the bursts of inspiration we <i>do</i> have, or fail to recall our great ideas in the moments and …

Modeling and Analyzing Mechanical Applications

Analyzing Mechanical<br>Systems & Designs<p>Structural Analysis<p>Featured User Story (PDF)<p>Analysis of Subsea Umbilicals and Cables<p>JDR Cables, Cambridgeshire, …

Engineering

StickNFind Releases An SDK For Its Clever Bluetooth Tracking Sticker

Think of the possibilities, developers. Find lost keys or the TV remote or a child. Make an electronic Marco Polo game! Embed the StickNFind Bluetooth sticker in a museum exhibit as a sort of supercharged RFID educational system. The world could be yours.<p>With StickNFind’s new SDK, the company …

Metacloud snags $10M to build its private OpenStack cloud

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: mmar/Shutterstock<p>Metacloud, a Southern California startup, just netted $10 million in Series A funding to speed up its …

Square moves from the smartphone to the browser, building its own online market

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Square<p>Square isn’t merely content with processing credit cards for local businesses. It wants to handle their online …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

SheerWind's INVELOX Wind Turbine Can Generate 600% More Energy Than Conventional Turbines

US-based wind energy company SheerWind just unveiled the INVELOX – a tunnel-based wind turbine that can produce up to 600% more power than …

Should You Buy A Subaru BRZ Or An E36 BMW M3? -- AFTER/DRIVE