Ajay Kumar

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KGoal: introducing the fitness tracker for your vagina

It can already stream the internet straight to your face, vibrate around your waist when you're slouching and track your health using only your wrist. Now, wearable technology is getting even more intimate and attempting to conquer the final frontier: the vagina.<p>Recently launched on Kickstarter, …

Engadget's laptop buyer's guide: fall 2013 edition

We're not sure how many of you will be lucky enough to receive a spanking new notebook for the holidays, but just in case you've got one on your list (or are shopping for someone else), we've got a newly updated laptop buyer's guide full of suggestions. Whether it's a convertible Ultrabook you're …

Top 40 things the internet has killed off

Following the announcement that New Zealand's postal service is to run only three days a week in most areas due to the dominance of email over the traditional letter, we take a look at other victims of the internet age<p>Following on from our <b>comprehensive 2009 list</b>, The Telegraph presents the 2013 …

This Futuristic Indoor Garden Is Also A Groovy Fish Tank

Attention, city-dwellers: Grow your own herbs, vegetables, and flowers with this novel aquaponic gardening system.<p>Good news for all you aspiring urban farmers: there’s now a new way to grow a pesticide-free garden right inside your tiny apartment. Two law school students with a passion for …

Aquaponics

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

Get T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Gear for $209.99 With A Coupon Code

Samsung introduced the Galaxy Gear smartwatch last month at IFA 2013 in Berlin. The smartwatch is said to be the companion gadget for the Galaxy Note …

Specs revealed: Valve Steam Machines beta will be a powerful gaming PC in a small box - Pocket-lint

Valve has revealed the specifications for its Steam Machines beta, the first device to run the new SteamOS and marks the company's first step in the …

More Nexus 5 details break cover in leaked LG service manual

It appears that nothing about the hardware of Google and LG's next Nexus smartphone will be left to the imagination by the time it releases. <i>Android Police</i> just got its mitts on what's claimed to be a 281-page draft of a service manual for the DE21. Surprise! The product specs match up nicely with …

9,000 Sand Sketches Take Over Normandy Beach

In a tribute to International Peace Day (September 21st), British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss of Sand in Your Eye took a team of 60 …

So long, Key Lime Pie! Google announces Android 4.4 KitKat

Key Lime Pie is dead. Long live the KitKat!<p>Commentators have been referring to the next version of Android as Key Lime Pie for well over a year now, …

Facebook announces shared photo albums to boost group engagement - http://tcrn.ch/14yvJvF

LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV hits Germany for 8,999 euros this week

Following its availability at several Best Buy locations across the US, LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV is finally making its way to Europe. The company today announced that it'll arrive in Germany this week for 8,999 euros (roughly $12,000), with wider availability and pricing set to be announced in …

Forget Your Phone

This video made the rounds yesterday, tugging at heartstrings and giving us all in the Era Of Communication a bit of a kick in the buttocks. It shows a woman who forgot her phone. The premise is hokey at best, but it still tells us something about ourselves these past few years. Our world is …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

Hand Crafted Illustrations by Jacopo Rosati

Italian illustrator Jacopo Rosati reinvented the way he creates his illustrations by hand crafting each piece of it. Take a look inside his process …

Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures Mimic Patterns Found in Nature

These intricate designs are incredibly complex <i>Paper Sculptures</i> by artist Rogan Brown. Inspired by nature, Brown creates work that is an exploration of the world. In each piece, the geometric patterns and branch-like shapes reflect the elaborate designs seen all around us, from microscopic cells to …

ICANN Kills Google’s Dotless Domain Dreams

Back in April, Google sent a letter to ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, proposing a dotless domain system that would …

Gear & Gadgets

Marketing a missed call

A TELEVISION advertisement in India for a mobile-phone operator opens with four friends staring forlornly at their car’s smashed windshield. “Call …

Apple to Offer Refunds with GPU Replacement Program

I’ve never owned a Mac, which was apparently a good idea for anyone to follow back in 2011. Apple’s 2011 iMacs that underwent the HDD replacement …

Using Facebook can reduce young adults' sense of well-being and satisfaction with life, a study suggests: http://bbc.in/1bzZZb1 Results from a study of Facebook users by the University of Michigan found that the more often they used the site, the worse they felt afterwards. Is it time to stop liking Facebook?

Display Your Expertise

In my latest installment of our Fast Company, Brand or Die blog, I reveal the strategy that is the keystone of developing your Credible Celebrity Expert Status!<p>A huge part of building your personal brand is creating expert status. The big mistake that most people make is they make a very wrong …

Elon Musk Finally Unveils Details of Hyperloop High-Speed Transportation System

After a year of teasers, Elon Musk has officially unveiled the extent of the thinking behind his Hyperloop concept. In a Tesla Motors blog post, by …

A Perpetual Calendar Named EXP CAL YYYY

EXP CAL YYYY is a calendar of expiration dates that never expires. Designed by Elizabeth Ward, the calendar was designed and created using found …

MoDaCo.Switch enters public beta, gives indecisive HTC One owners both worlds

Can't decide between HTC One's native spin on Android and the Google Edition's vanilla build? Now you don't have to: MoDaCo.Switch is now officially available for public beta testing. True to its name, this custom firmware allows users to reboot the phone and switch into a different version of …

Amazon battles IBM for soul of future IT; the week in cloud

The continuing cloud spat between Amazon Web Services(s amzn) and IBM(s ibm) over which gets to build a secure cloud for the CIA is worth way more …

Who Invented the Umbrella: The Romans, the Chinese, or Frogs?

We've seen umbrellas stuck into car doors; optimized for wind resistance; slapped onto bikes; and the design potential for this simple device is so …

Ford engineer builds vibrating shift knob using 3D printer and an Xbox 360 controller (video)

You're not going to find it in the next car you drive off the lot, but a Ford engineer has developed a fairly novel approach to making a manual transmission a bit easier to adjust to: a vibrating shifter knob. As he explains in the video after the break, Zach Nelson first turned to an Xbox 360 …

750 million phones under threat after SIM encryption flaw found

By T3 Online<p>A flaw has been found in SIM card encryption that could mean around 750 million phones are now vulnerable to attacks<p>A mobile security …

Encryption

Android this week: Android 4.3 leaked; new Nexus 7 hinted; 10-inch Galaxy Tab 3 reviewed

Now that more Androids run on the Jelly Bean version than any other, it appears Google(s goog) is ready to improve the software. Over the past few …