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10 Popular 'Life Hacks' That Are Completely Bogus

Life hacks give us cheap, elegant ways to stay organized and productive.<p>For instance, who knew a bowl could double as a makeshift iPhone speaker? Or …

Why Isn't Edward P. Tryon A World-famous Physicist?

<i>Creative</i> <i>Commons via Wikimedia Commons, The History of the Universe</i><p>Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science....Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.<p>Eric …

Your House Needs a Lamp That Looks Like the Moon

Enjoy the beauty of a full moon from the comfort of your living room.<p>What's nicer than looking up at a bright full moon on a crisp autumn night? Now you can recreate the magnificent effect inside your own home thanks to ACORN Studio, a Taiwanese design company that has designed these beautiful …

Living Rooms

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

The Future Of Voice-Activated AI Sounds Awesome

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Tim Tuttle is the chief executive officer of Expect Labs.</i><p>For decades science fiction movies have been imagining the future as one where humans talk to machines just as naturally as they speak to family and friends. In reality, however, using voice to interact with machines has been …

Blumoo review: complete control from your smartphone

Something familiar will happen to you tonight. You’ll sit down on your couch, go to turn on the TV — and curse. Probably loudly. Those remotes, all …

IBM's Watson Can Now Argue For You

The supercomputer has been programmed to lay out the pros and cons of an argument. Thanksgiving is saved!<p>IBM's Watson supercomputer has already mastered <i>Jeopardy!</i> and can even whip up an innovative recipe. Next step: it'll be elected to the presidency after dominating against humans in a series of …

The Wheel of the Future is Here and It's Shaped Like a Cube

It only took a few thousand years, but someone has finally reinvented the wheel—and it actually works better than the original. Skateboarder David …

The iPhone 5 Case with Bottle Opener

It’s the right time to enjoy your favorite beverage, of course, don’t forget carry with a bottle opener, but if you use iPhone 5, the <b>iPhone 5 case</b> …

Lumigrids – the LED projector that keeps cyclists out of potholes

Lumigrids is a simple, clever and above all useful concept that aims to improve the safety of cycling at night. The device is an LED projector that …

Chandelier Turns Your Room into a Forest - Technabob

Chandeliers add a certain flair to any room you put them in. They can be colorful or glittering with crystals, long or short, and wide or narrow, and …

3 exotic knots for your necktie by William Tan

The Windsor. The Four-one. The Half-Windsor. These are all tie basics that you will learn about in most style textbooks, but when you get tired and …

iPhone biosensor does the work of a $50,000 lab-based machine

We already know that smartphones can perform many of the same features as more expensive computers, cameras and other devices. Now, a portable iPhone …

Raspberry Pi camera module now shipping allowing HD video capture

One of the most interesting electronic components for DIY sorts and tinkerers to come out in a long time was the Raspberry Pi. That device is a small …

Lasso: Flat Packed Shoes

Imagine if you could keep a spare pair of slipper-like shoes handy without any of the bulk associated with packing shoes in your luggage? You could …

Chuck Flexible Bookshelves

These flexible bookshelves, called “Chuck” (site in German) flexes to fit whatever books or other items you place on them. The shelves are made of a …

Iron Man Tony Stark Light Up Shirt

This t-shirt is modeled after the Arc Reactor from Iron Man 3. The Tony Stark Light-Up LED Iron Man Shirt may not protect you from shrapnel to the …

Marvel Avengers 3D Wall Lights

Avengers assemble… on your wall. 3D Light FX has just released these super Marvel Avengers 3D Deco Lights. They come in Thor’s hammer, Captain …

BACtrack Breathalyzer Connects To Your iPhone, Tells You When You'll Be Sober

We all know that drinking and driving, otherwise known as driving under the influence of alcohol, in most civilized parts of the world is a big …