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Samsung’s Galaxy Gear improves to show notifications from more apps

After an October debut with limited notification support, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch now supports many more app notifications thanks to a …

Chromecast rumor roundup: HBO Go, international launch, strong sales on Amazon

Google’s (S GOOG) Chromecast streaming stick could soon get support for HBO Go: DroidLife discovered earlier this week that Google’s Chromecast …

Alt-week 16.11.13: Need another Earth-like planet? Study says there could be plenty

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>Suddenly things just got real. A new study claims one in five sun-like stars could have a planet capable of supporting life. Hugging your loved ones while thousands of miles away is closer reality, and …

Nissan BladeGlider Concept Car Revolutionizes The Architecture of Our Conventional Vehicles

Debuting at Tokyo Motor Show, <b>Nissan BladeGlider concept car</b> is the latest future vision of Nissan e-vehicle. It was the result of exploring the …

Electric Vehicles

Commuters Do 30 Squats for a Free Train Ticket in Moscow

In anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics set to be held in Sochi, Russia, the city of Moscow decided to install a train ticket dispensing machine that offers commuters a free ride for completing 30 full squats in a row. Situated right next to the usual ticket vending machines where travelers can …

Commuting

3D Light Sculptures Created with Two Spinning Monitors

<i>Full Turn</i> is a project by artist Benjamin Muzzin that takes two flat screen monitors placed back-to-back and spins them at high speeds, turning the projected images of light into three-dimensional animations. Created as a diploma project for a bachelor degree at ECAL, the result is a spectacular …

Available Now at Hand-Eye Supply: The 2014 Ryan McGinness Calendar

The ever-popular <b>Ryan McGinness To-Do List Calendar</b> is back, now in the 2014 edition! Ryan McGinness has been self-publishing these unique To-Do list …

Singapore’s Communal Learning Towers Inspired by Beehives

While technology within education has delivered many benefits, some feel it has led to a decrease in socialization among both students and faculty members. With this in mind, architect Thomas Heatherwick has designed the new <i>Learning Hub</i> for Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTUC). The …

Nanyang Technological University

Best of the Week: Architecture, Photography, Paintings and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Wallpaper of the Week by Perttu Murto

The wallpaper of this week is an image created by Perttu Murto, a graphic designer, art director and illustrator from Finland. Perttu has been …

10 Smart Kitchen and Bath Updates

10 ideas to make a difference.<p>From storing your pots and pans on a wall to upholstering a bathroom chair with terry cloth, these ideas will really make a difference in your home.

Britain's booming space industry looks to Mars and beyond

Prototype rovers developed by Astrium in Stevenage are just part of a hi-tech sector targeting rapid growth<p>Millions of miles above Earth, freezing temperatures, ferocious dust storms and a massive dose of radiation await robots charged with finding signs of life on Mars.<p>And those are just the known …

Lynne Truss reserves the right to be equivocal about astrology

In her regular weekly column, Lynne Truss wonders how she is to act on the advice of her horoscope if it has already advised her to dig a big hole and lie in it?<p>As I write this, an important <b>astrological</b> movement is occurring. In 10 hours’ time, the planet Mercury will start travelling in the right …

Advanced Mathematics With Legos In A Washing Machine

Science with colorful bricks<p>Every generation, a scientific paper comes along that rocks the very foundations of research, upturns our sense of the world, leaves us collapsed, in awe at everything that we, for all of our work, still fail to comprehend about the universe. "Random Structures from Lego …