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Microsoft’s HoloLens battery lasts up to 5.5 hours

Microsoft has started allowing developers to experience its HoloLens headset at the company's flagship store in New York City recently. While app makers can experiment with various tools, Microsoft has been hesitant in providing details like retail availability, pricing, and battery life. Bruce …

To Conquer Fear, A Man Turns Rejection Into A Game

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This</i> <i>story first ran on Jan. 16, 2015, as part of</i> <i>NPR's Invisibilia podcast. It's about a man who decided he no longer wanted to be ruled by fear. Without realizing it, he used a standard tool of psychotherapy to help him stop dreading rejection.</i><p><i>And if you've been dreading a future</i> …

Jeep dealer buries WWII Willys GP in showroom floor

The Willys MB Jeep earned icon status during World War II thanks to its ruggedness, simplicity and go-anywhere ability. Following the war, it didn't take long for the handy vehicles to be scooped up by the public, and a brand slowly grew around the vehicles that has continued to thrive. …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Call of Duty on Xbox One sacrifices resolution, gains framerate

Eurogamer's Digital Foundry has done a full work-up of the graphical settings of <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> on both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, and the results may make it easier to choose which system to go with if you haven't yet picked up a copy of the game.<p>"After a spell in …

Jeep Wrangler likely to get aluminum body, will stay in Toledo

Perhaps more than any other vehicle currently for sale in the United States, the Jeep Wrangler is viewed by purist fans as a vehicle that simply must maintain the status quo. In this case, that means a body-on-frame design, solid axles, a relatively large engine sitting up front and a removable …

Tom Cruise, Christopher Nolan, and the new anti-CGI snobbery

Tom Cruise is at it again, churning the stomachs of the insurance underwriters for Mission Impossible 5 by performing an outrageously batty stunt: hanging out the side of a giant plane 5000 feet above the English countryside.<p>This follows his other bits of derring-do as permanently rogue agent Ethan …

Tom Cruise's Colorado Mansion Is Still For Sale at $59 Million

The movie star's Colorado estate first went on the market in the fall of 2014.<p><b>Update, 9/12/2016:</b> Almost two years after initially putting his sprawling Telluride mansion up for sale, it looks like Tom Cruise still has no takers. According to the listing, Cruise has refused to drop his $59 million …

Ram Trucks CEO: No Hellcat Pickup "At This Time"

<i>The</i> story at Chrysler these days is the supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine. Seriously, it’s a 707-hp engine you can buy in one of two relatively normal and inexpensive vehicles, the Dodge Charger and the Challenger. As exciting as that is, what really gets us excited is figuring out what Chrysler …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

Home Decorating

Before & After: This Victorian Home from 1885 Gets an Unbelievable Transformation

A married couple tackled this challenging project, and the results will blow your mind.<p>When house renovators Jeff Born and Victoria Born-Doody first laid eyes on a historic little house on Watson Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, they knew that they had found their next big project. The house, which …

Living Rooms

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with “part of her breast exposed,” and must pay her …

Nato jets intercept Russian warplanes following 'unusual level of air activity'

Nato aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday and sorties of fighters over the Baltic in what the Western alliance called an unusual burst of activity at a tense time in East-West relations.<p>In all, Nato said in a statement, its jets had intercepted …

More than 2m 3D printers will be sold in 2018, analysts

3D-printer shipments will grow exponentially until 2018, according to analysts at Gartner.<p>But even with that growth rate, 3D printing is likely to remain a niche pursuit for many years to come, as the firm predicts worldwide shipments of 3D printers to be just 2.3m in 2018.<p>“As radical as the …

7 People Who Totally Failed at IKEA

Thanks to this social media trend, you now have a place to commiserate.<p>We love IKEA. As far as affordable, clean-lined furniture (and Swedish meatballs) go, it's just the tops. But, as many a quibbling husband and wife can report, if you're not paying attention, putting the pieces together can be …

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: The Fastest Yet! – Ignition Ep. 118

German street artist CASE, known for his hyperreal murals around the world, incorporates hands as a recurring motif.

BEFORE & AFTER: The Looks-Larger, No-Square-Footage-Added Makeover

A kitchen and dining room get a new (and more spacious!) look without extending the actual floor plan.<p>In a stunning Los Angeles home by sfa design, we're especially struck by the transformations in the kitchen and dining room—particularly how the rooms look significantly larger...despite the fact …

Interior Design

Circus: A Traveling Life

Project info<p>For a decade, photographer Norma I.<br>Quintana followed an American,<br>traveling one-ring circus<br>photographing its acrobats, aerialists<br>and artists. Not satisfied to snap<br>images from the stands, Quintana<br>photographed her subjects in motion,<br>perfecting their craft. The resulting<br>black and white …

Jeep

There's nothing wrong with a muddy start to the week. #MuddyMonday<br>(Photo cred: The Public Works).

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How would you change the 13-inch, mid-2013 MacBook Air?

Meet the new boss, broadly the same as the old boss. Except this variation of Apple's thin-and-light mobile PC was packing Haswell, Intel's power-sipping wonder chip, capable of giving the 2013 MBA its 12-plus-hour battery life and nippy speed. When we sat this down in front of Tim Stevens' hands, …

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Chevy Silverado takes on big rig in tug-of-war battle

It's not unusual to see a grown man hitch his pickup truck to another grown man's pickup truck in an attempt to, we assume, prove their chosen engine, brand or tires are better than the other as they face in different directions and start pulling. What is unusual, however, is to see one such pickup …

Lotus Exige S gets automatic transmission option

A vehicle as light and agile as the Lotus Exige is all about driver involvement, but those enticed by the nimble sports car's handling and performance who aren't keen on working a stick shift now have another option at their disposal.<p>Lotus has just announced the availability of an automatic …

13 Super Scary Staircases

If heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning.<p>The artistic merit of these stairways cannot be denied. But if heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

An Arizona Man’s iPhone 6 ‘Exploded’ In His Pocket And Set His Pants On Fire

First, iPhone 6 users had to worry about their skinny jeans bending and breaking the aluminum bodies of their fancy new phones. Then they had to worry about blowing up their phones for being dumb enough to fall for 4Chan’s prank that told people they could charge the iPhone 6 in their microwaves. …

The future of Windows Phone? At the low end, says Alcatel

Microsoft’s smartphone software has found success in the mobile market, but only in entry-level devices; high-end flagships don’t sell, says Chinese handset maker<p>Since their launch in 2010 73m Windows Phones have been sold. A small drop in the ocean of 2.88bn smartphones sold globally, but …

Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer review – Tony Stark raving bananas

There’s a good chance that you’ve already seen today’s rush-released Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. Similarly, there’s an equally good chance that you already know the main thrust of the story – Tony Stark makes an artificial robot, the robot goes a bit cuckoo and kills everyone.<p>However, unless …

This Spooky-Looking Kentucky Mansion Sold for $1

We have a hunch it's already occupied.<p>'Tis the season for haunted houses, and this one — which recently sold for the whopping sum of $1 — is downright spine-tingling.<p>Known as the Ouerbacker-Clement House, this Romanesque-style mansion was built for a prominent coffee merchant named Samuel …

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