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Taking a Spin With FlyKly, the Bike Wheel That Does the Work for You (Video)

The FlyKly Smart Wheel meddles with your pedals.<p>Niko Klansek’s resolution to get healthier several years ago didn’t last much longer than his first bike ride to work, which left him panting and sweaty at the front door to his office.<p>But the experience inspired an idea that the Slovenian engineer …

Afghan Women Defy Mullahs To Bury Murdered Girl

A band of 30 Afghan women carried the body of murdered student Farkhunda through the streets of Kabul yesterday, defying the girl's murderers in …

Twelve Wine Clubs for Every Kind of Wine Drinker

The days of joining a wine club just for the love of wine (and discounts) are fading fast. The next generation of clubs offers custom events, cycling …

Top 10 unusual places to go wine tasting in the US

Think wine in the US only comes from the west coast? Intrepid and weather-defying vintners are beating the odds and producing wines across this diverse land, from the bucolic shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain to the volcano-filled Hawaiian islands. Even cactus-country Arizona, home to the Grand …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. YouTube isn't profitable.</b> Sources say that the site is struggling to attract visitors directly rather than through links.<p><b>2. Apple's iPad sales are dropping.</b> New data shows that Apple's share of the global tablet shipment market was down 20% last year.<p><b>3. Google has launched Android for Work.</b> It's …

Tim Cook

500 Internal Server Error - Dwell

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Design

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

National Academy of Sciences

Looking for a tech job? There are better places than California

If you are looking for a job in tech, you likely have a better chance in Texas than you do in Silicon Valley.<p>That's the finding of WalletHub, a financial information website that ranked 100 US metropolitan areas for the best and worst areas to find a job in science, technology, engineering or math …

Motorola Droid Turbo (Verizon Wireless) review: Powerful Droid with an enduring battery, at the right price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Hands-free voice controls and epically long battery life supercharge the Motorola Droid Turbo. Its high screen resolution and crisp, nimble camera earn it bonus points.<p><b>The Bad</b> A sharp bottom point makes the Droid Turbo uncomfortable to hold, and the black color's nylon backing feels cheap. …

4 Changes That Will Make Your Resume Incredibly Powerful

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>As a job seeker, it’s easy to see hiring managers …

How to Never Be Bored Again: 5 New Secrets From Research

What can we do to cure boredom?<p>If you’re alone, it’s pretty straightforward: get up, go out, see friends, put yourself in a new situation where you …

Hey, McFly! Hoverboard available on Kickstarter for $10,000

Want a hoverboard before Marty McFly (who looks just like Michael J Fox) arrives in October 2015 to fly one around his town square? Arx Pax, a small company from Los Gatos, California, is now offering the real thing - although don’t expect to do much travelling on it.<p>Ever since Michael J Fox took …

With This Vision Correction Technology, Your Screen Wears the Glasses

Billions each day interact with electronic displays, and a large proportion of those people have less than perfect vision — but new research from the University of California, Berkeley may soon mean that it's your phone that will wear the glasses, not you. It's not quite a pair of spectacles stuck …

University of California

7 Bad Habits You Need To Break Now

<i>Update: This story was originally published on July 14.</i><p>There are bad habits you quit and then there are bad habits you keep, despite resolutions, …

Why has nobody heard of India’s Facebook?

It’s a homegrown social network that at once claims to be Facebook and Flipboard. Gushing newspaper stories have described its founder as India’s Mark Zuckerberg. The founder, Pushkar Mahatta, has himself told newspapers that his site has been valued at $300 million by venture capitalists and he is …

Social Media

Deepti’s Delhi

<b>Deepti Singh Gupta</b> may be a botanist by education and a teacher by trade, but she’s a traveler “in spirit and soul.” Though she hails from the suburbs of Delhi, Deepti seeks out the capital city’s throbbing heart every chance she gets to explore its ever-changing landscapes. Here are a few of …

How to Get All World Cup Matches in Your Google Calendar

The FIFA World Cup is only days away and, if you’re just as excited as we are, you’ll want to know when all of the matches kick-off.<p>So here’s a super-quick guide for adding all of the legendary tournament’s fixtures to your Google Calendar account:<p>1) Open up the web version and hit the arrow icon …

Watch tennis from Roger Federer's perspective with Google Glass

You'll never play tennis like Roger Federer, but that doesn't mean you can't see the court from his point of view. The 17-time Grand Slam champion donned Google Glass recently at the search giant's headquarters in Mountain View for a friendly sparring match with current coach (and former world …

Before He Died, Christopher Evan Welch Gave Us The Perfect Embodiment Of Tech-World Hubris

Just a day after Christopher Evan Welch landed a career-making role on HBO's "Silicon Valley," he received some heartbreaking news. The lung cancer he'd been battling successfully since the fall of 2010 had spread to his brain.<p>Chris was sitting with his wife, Emma, and his doctor at Memorial Sloan …

Silicon Valley

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready?

Face it: We’ve gotten too used to our familiar search results. The simple lists, the basic titles, the easy tags and categories; they’ve all been with us since the dawn of the search engine age. 2013 saw a few changes in search engine results page (SERP) format, but for the most part, our SERPs …

Kerry to Ukraine as World Calls for Calm in Crimea

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine on Tuesday to meet with both legislators and civilians, the Obama administration announced Sunday afternoon as European leaders called for calm in the midst of international outrage over Russia’s hostile takeover of Crimea.<p>A senior administration …

Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …