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Old Fourth Ward modern townhome has giant roof deck, $769K price

Tight lot yields double dose of contemporary two blocks from Ponce City Market<p>Now finished on rapidly changing Morgan Street, this tri-level duplex is the first modern offering in what promises to be another eventful year (see: Willoughby Way) for contemporary residential architecture in Old Fourth …

Real Estate

NBC will stream Super Bowl XLIX for free on February 1st

You'll also be able to stream the halftime show and The Blacklist<p>NBC's planning to stream a massive, 11-hour block of live programming around Super Bowl XLIX on February 1st — and you won't need a cable subscription to watch. This isn't the first time a TV network (or even NBC) has streamed the …

NFL

Four cups of coffee a day could save you from skin cancer

Wake up and smell the coffee - it may be protecting you from cancer<p>Coffee lovers may be on to something. Aside from a necessary aid to wake up in the morning, a new study published in the<b>Journal of the National Cancer Institute</b>has found that drinking coffee could protect you from skin cancer.<p>The …

A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.<p>The problem with many prosthetics that amputees use to replace lost legs and feet is that they don't provide a …

Robotics

Google looks into accepting Bitcoin, but realistically its options are very limited - ExtremeTech

By on January 24, 2014 at 7:40 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The first thing to know about …

'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark' Movie Will Make Your Childhood Nightmares Come To Life

All those late nights that children of the '80s and '90s spent curled up with a flashlight, reading "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," will finally get a new life in the form of a movie. That's right, everyone's favorite childhood fright-fest is heading to the big screen.<p>Deadline.com reports that …

ISO: Money-Saving Home Hacks

I’m putting together a piece for MAKE on money-saving home hacks/projects. The idea here is to assemble a collection of maker projects that can save real money, either in the short term or over the long haul. I’m looking for unique maker projects here, not just quick tips, repairs, or common things …

Google ready to charge into smartwatch fray, Journal says

Google wants to cement its position in wearable technology by taking on both the watch and glass markets.<p>Google has a smartwatch and it could go into mass production within months, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Internet search giant is in talks with Asian manufacturers on the production …

Google Glass

Modular smartphones aren’t so crazy now: Motorola gets in on the action with Project Ara

Like the highest tech Lego blocks you’ve ever seen, Motorola last night unveiled Project Ara, a bold plan to build smartphones with modular hardware.<p>It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola calls the endo), and from there you’ll be able to attach different hardware modules to create a …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

Traditional 40’s Pinup Photos With Models Wearing High Speed Milk

London based photographer, Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz, has created a 12 month calendar inspired by retro calendars from the 1940’s pinup girl. Except …

Calendars

Smarten up that green thumb

These smart gardening products bring some added intelligence to your planting efforts, both indoors and out.<p>Weep not for summer, plant lovers -- smart gardening is here. I've compiled a list of some of my favorite smart gardening products to help you move that outdoor garden to your kitchen …

Gardening

Differential Drive Simulator Plots the Path of a Robot

Differential drive robots operate with two motorized wheels doing all of the propulsion and steering, with additional wheels serving only to maintain balance. It’s an easy way to make a robot without having to create a steering mechanism.<p>Guilherme Martins programmed a differential drive simulator …

Make: Believe // Moddler Studios: 3D printing Toys and Tools

FYI: Can Wireless Electricity Kill People?

Probably not. Even when it's nipping at our toes, wireless electricity is pretty safe. In 1899, Serbian engineer Nikola Tesla built a 142-foot-tall, 12-million-volt electric coil in Colorado Springs and transmitted electricity wirelessly across 25 miles, illuminating 200 lamps with the charge. …

Smart Fourjoy Electric Concept Car Unveiled Ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show Debut

Smart has unveiled its newest concept car, the fourjoy concept, which is slated to debut next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The compact …

ZEUS: World's First Multipurpose 3D Printer/Scanner Seizes $100k in One Day on Kickstarter

With 3D printing and scanning exploding across headlines, you’ve probably wondered when you’d finally be able to bring a full suite of the futuristic …

Pump House proves the simplest ideas are often the best

The original brief for Pump House called for a shed-like structure which could house a water pump, some farm equipment, and offer shelter when the …

Abandoned Doctor's House Photos Reveal The Past Lives Of A Mansion (PHOTOS)

When we come across photos of forgotten homes, they usually leave us totally stunned and full of questions. And we're clearly not the only ones who find these images captivating. We stumbled upon photographer Daniel Marbaix's Flickr site, chock full of eery pictures like these from an abandoned …

An In-Ear Brain Monitor Could Watch For Seizures Discreetly

The hearing-aid sized device could allow researchers to record EEG data over multiple days, even as patients move around.<p>Measuring the brain's electric signals, a process called electroencephalography (EEG), is a useful way to diagnose seizures and evaluate sleep disorders. Attaching a jumble of …

Why Web TV Skeptic Mark Cuban Thinks Google Can Make the NFL Work on the Web

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Sport<p>If Google ends up getting the rights to stream NFL games over the Web, could the Web handle it?<p>That is: Is America’s …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology

Fantasy Football Sleepers 2013: Hidden Gems That Will Surprise

Winning your fantasy football league will almost always come down to your strength at running back. The position is like lives in a video game—you can never have too many.<p>If you have the first or second pick in your league, of course you are going to grab either the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian …

Fantasy Football

UCLA Develops Electricity-Generating, Transparent Solar Cell Windows

A team from UCLA has developed a new transparent solar cell that has the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside. …

New Nano Structure Is The Thinnest Light-Absorber Ever

Nanosize light-absorbers break records for size and efficiency and could lead to better solar cells.<p>Scientists at Stanford University have managed to build light-absorbers that are thousands of times thinner than a sheet of paper. The nanosize structures are capable of absorbing close to 100 …

Med students develop knife that can detect cancerous tissues within seconds

Here's one for the medical journals: researchers at London's Imperial College have created a high-tech scalpel that can differentiate between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue <i>as it cuts</i>. The team calls it the iKnife (intelligent knife), and by analyzing vapors created during electrosurgical …

Here's how Elon Musk's Hyperloop might actually work

How do you get from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes?<p>Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it's space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he's done. It started with a simple promise: …

Garmin HUD offers head-up display directions from your smartphone

Garmin has outed the latest must-have gadget for the <i>Top Gun</i> wannabe, the Garmin HUD, a head-up display that hooks up wirelessly to your smartphone. …