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SORAA Vivid: World's First Full Visible Spectrum LED Bulb Wins 2013 Red Dot Product Award

SORAA just took home a 2013 Red Dot Product Design Award with their Vivid LED MR16 – which is the world’s first full visible spectrum bulb! The …

The Benefits Of Using LED Lighting In Your Home

Almost anyone knows that using LED lighting is good but, when asked, they can’t really identify these benefits. Using LED lighting comes with several …

Learn How Much Energy Your Light Bulbs Help You Save

When you go to the store to buy a new light bulb you face the need to decide which type to choose. There are several types of light bulbs and they …

3D printing powered by thought

Imagine if you could print objects just by thinking about them. Camila Ruz visits one company to see whether this is far-fetched dream or a real possibility.<p>It’s definitely not a bird. Nor is it a plane. The garish orange piece of plastic, small enough to hold in the palm of a hand, could pass for …

Brainwaves

How a Deadly Explosive, When 3D Printed, Could Be Life-Saving

People who are digging up unexploded ordinances sometimes don't know how to handle them. Could these replicas change that?<p>Chris Natt<p>Things made with 3D-printers tend to fall into two broad categories: one is silly bordering on useless -- incredibly detailed chess pieces, a mug that looks surprised, …

A Brief History of Time

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Hawking<p>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<p>A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe …

4D printing: buildings that can change over time

What if buildings could adapt their shape and form – without any other input from us? Architect Skylar Tibbits says 4D printing could make materials that build themselves.<p>The way we build our structures has become more and more sophisticated. But the materials we build them from are static, waiting …

How a 3D printer will change life aboard the International Space Station

In 1970, an oxygen tank explosion forced NASA to abort the Apollo 13 lunar mission. The crew spent four tense days fighting their way back to Earth …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

9 Ways 3-D Printing Makes The World Better

At last, the oh-cool at-home manufacturing toy turns into an important tool–offering people (and animals) aid on-demand.<p>You’ve heard it before:<p>201120122013 is the year of 3-D printing. The future is here! The individual will wrench manufacturing power from the global industrial complex! Basement …

NASA wants to bring a 3D printer to the International Space Station in 2014

Next year, a 3D printer is set to boldly go where no MarketBot or RepRap has gone before — beyond the earth's atmosphere and aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has approved a custom shoe-box sized 3D printer — which it helped design — for the micro-gravitational conditions of space …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

6 ideas to watch from MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 list

Every year, MIT Technology Review releases a list of people less than 35 years old who are working on the most exciting innovations on Earth (or …

Can I transfer all my data from one Samsung phone to another?

A reader knows how to transfer contacts, but what about photos, videos and text messages?<p><i>I am trying to move the data from my Samsung Galaxy S2 to my new S4. My Contacts are linked to my gmail but what I also need is to move the photos, videos and text messages from both my regular text service and</i> …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed car, Coca-Cola Life and a supermaterial stronger than graphene or diamond

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Does the idea of driverless cars make you queasy? Better get used to it: Researchers are predicting that more than 95 million autonomous cars could hit the …

LG's curved OLED television arriving in Germany this week, UK to follow?

LG has chosen to grant German TV lovers first access to its 55-inch curved OLED set as it promises a wider European roll-out.<p>The innovative set, …

Volkswagen's CrossBlue Coupe Is Not A Coupe, Nor Blue, But It Is Interesting

At first blush, the Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe, debuting at the Shanghai Auto Show, is the exact opposite of truth in advertising. It’s not blue. …

Take a First Look at Sony's PS4 Interface in this Short Video (video)

So, will you be buying a PS4 or an Xbox One? The PS4 is cheaper, yet it doesn’t ship with a “camera”, much like the Xbox One. The Xbox One is …

Articles about 7 modern getaways on Dwell.com - Dwell

Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone? Plan a trip to Palm Springs for rest and relaxation in...<p>You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 …