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Funiture Giant IKEA Wants to Help Restaurants Build Their Own Indoor Farms

The furniture chain is getting into the sustainable farming industry, one restaurant kitchen at a time.<p>Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA is known …

The Latest: Democrats describe their relationships with God

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign, with contests in Maine and Puerto Rico on Sunday and a Democratic debate in Flint, …

Quip’s spreadsheets get row freezing, conditional formatting, and table mode

Quip, a startup with mobile apps for crafting and collaborating on documents, has turned on some useful capabilities when it comes to working with spreadsheets.<p>Now you can click a couple of buttons to create rules that will highlight certain cells in a spreadsheet — those that are equal to, greater …

Is Robert Downey Jr. Going to Be in the New Spider-Man Movie?

Plus, a Joss Whedon acolyte is the frontrunner to write and direct.<p><b>UPDATE 5:26 p.m.:</b> <i>A representative for Goddard says that the original report is inaccurate, but trade reports say that Goddard is expected to meet with studio executives about the project this week.</i><p>Just a few weeks after news broke …

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

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Only America will benefit from plunging oil prices

A ccording to a report from credit rating agency Moody's, the global economy will not benefit from falling oil prices in neither this year or the next.<p>Defying a report from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) this week, Moody's kept its growth forecasts for the G20 …

Why You Should Learn to Love the Transmission That Never Changes Gear

Corvette geeks may hate them, but continuously variable transmissions aren't going away.<p>CVTs are our least favorite type of transmission, mainly because their only nod to driver involvement is engine drone under heavy throttle. In spite of the lost love, CVTs are making inroads against manuals and …

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Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …

Air Runner : A Futuristic Flying Companion for Runners

<b>Air Runner</b> – a futuristic concept study to enhance the running experience. Running is super popular! Really everybody jogs these days. Still, some …

Modern Hippie Bus Goes Where Vintage Volkswagens Can’t

Iconic Volkswagen buses may be the original hippie mobiles, but there are a lot of things those relics of the 20th century can’t do – like go …

Stylish Property With a Retro-Modern Design and a Spiral Staircase

Retro-Modern Design, <b>Limantos Residence</b>, is an impressive venue by architect Fernanda Marques in the exciting city of São Paulo, Brazil. Boasting a …

Your Mac may already be a Game Console thanks to Sony and Steam

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>One path that Apple could take if it ever decides to enter into the game console market is to take advantage of its position …

CMD+SPACE Creates Instant Dribbble Design Portfolio Sites

Dribbble is already a fantastic place to show off your graphic design projects on the Web, but if you’re looking to build a portfolio site with a little extra flair, CMD+SPACE is a new platform that’s worth digging into.<p>Created by Nvite co-founders Evan Dudla and Michael Dick, CMD+SPACE offers …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Plan for 220km network of bike paths suspended above railway lines could see commuters gliding to work over rooftops<p>Gliding through the air on a bike might so far be confined to the fantasy realms of singing nannies and aliens in baskets, but riding over rooftops could one day form part of your …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?" And: "How many men have you seen crawl …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Sheer genius: Silicon Valley as a separate state

I'm going to give you a choice.<p>You can have all the nerds or all the wine.<p>Come on, you've only got 30 seconds to decide.<p>No, I haven't already hit the Christmas cabernet franc. Instead, I've merely been bathing in the frank proposal to split California into six separate states.<p>As TechCrunch reported …

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The Illuminati: the secret society pulling the strings of every major organisation in the world

<b>Name:</b> The Illuminati.<p><b>Age:</b> 237.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A pyramid with an eye on it, a hand signal, a tattoo on a rapper's back, a giant lizard dressed as the Queen. Take your pick.<p><b>Really? Are we still pretending that the Illuminati is a thing?</b> Of course it's a thing. Haven't you seen the signs? Haven't you read …

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Joyent steps up with commercial support for Node.js

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Joyent, the company that helped develop and nurture Node.js, will now offer commercial support for the popular server-side …

Intel Makes Another Acquisition: Hacker League, A Platform For Hackathons, Is Now A Part Of Mashery

Intel’s acquisition spree continues apace, with the latest being made to augment one of its other recent acquisitions. It is buying Hacker League, a popular platform for managing hackathons, which will be incorporated with the API management company Mashery (acquired April 2013). The terms of …

Cool Boys Room Paint Ideas For Colorful And Brilliant Interiors

Designing a boy’s room is not a task for the faint of heart! It takes plenty of haggling, some smart compromises and a few creative ideas to reach a …

Silicon Forest: Portland Embraces Tech Startups

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Until they moved into their office on the ground floor of a former factory in an industrial zone known as Produce Row, the four founding members of a startup video game developer suffered a gnawing sense that they were a company in name only.<p>They had all previously worked together …

The Coming Resolution Wars Between PS4 And Xbox One

It’s been a rumor for some time now and technically still is, but it seems like it’s time to talk about this coming/current controversy of the differences in resolution between certain launch games for Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.<p>There are a growing collection of “insiders” who are all …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …