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As promised, the Oppo N1 smartphone with CM launches December 10

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The handy CyanogenMod (CM) install app for Android is no longer available the Google Play Store, however that isn’t stopping …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Modern Art

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Impressive Video of Volvo's Automated Emergency Braking System

WOW. Volvo has developed a new automated emergency braking system for their recently-rolled-out FH trucks, which you have to take a look at in this …

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

Wildlife

Love This Solar Bike!

Ele is a solar bicycle with solar panels on its wheels that rotate 30 degrees on both sides, to face toward sun. This is to absorb as much sun-power …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w

Motorcycles

Saline Lamp

The Clear Light uses saline water to conduct electricity and light up this lamp. Essentially it replaces wires with saline water to reduce metal …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

nThree Electric Vehicle Offers The Comfort of A Car with The Cost of An E-Bike

<b>nThree electric vehicle</b> aims to provide you with affordable, personal vehicle that features the comfort of a car yet with the cost of an e-bike. It …

Electric Vehicles

If a Laptop and Desktop Made Love

U.DTR stands for Ultra Desktop Replacement, and that’s exactly what it aims to do… remove the shortcomings of both laptops and desktops to form one …

Ring Clock : Futuristic, Eco-Friendly, and Playful Ring that Displays The Time

<b>Ring Clock</b> is precious project of Gusztav Szikszai that took 2 years from the initial design picture to prototype. The first this project was posted …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Pop Culture

The Hilariously Creative Beards of Incredibeard

San Francisco-based facial hair enthusiast Isaiah Webb is <i>Incredibeard</i>, a simple man with an extraordinary mission to grow out his beard and shape it into unique designs. The 29-year-old creatively transforms his manly tuft of hair into some truly bizarre works of art. From constructing a bowl for …

Beards

4 New Legless Lizards Discovered In California

They're not snakes. One species lives right by LAX.<p>You always knew there was something creepy about LAX. Now, a pair of researchers has discovered four new species of legless lizards—technically not snakes—one of which lives underneath the dunes at the end of a runway at Los Angeles's major …

Dogs: an uncomplicated relationship

Beyond simply being hairy, smelly love machines, a growing body of research shows that dogs may be even more in tune with us than we previously thought<p>Recently Pete Etchells posted about our complicated relationship with cats so, to balance the score, this week I'm going to tell you why our …

Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Bee-Holder

For a lot of people, the sight of a bee or wasp is enough to elicit some kind of visceral reaction. But a bee at 1:1 magnification becomes something a little more awe-inspiring.<p>"We know the average American reaction to insects," says Sam Droege, head of the U.S. Geological Survey Bee Inventory and …

Thief Holds Tony Blair’s Daughter At Gunpoint Demanding Jewels and Cash

Tony Blair’s daughter was held at gunpoint this week. Nico Hines talks to Scotland Yard.<p>The daughter of former British prime minister Tony Blair has …

Christina Stephens Made A Prosthetic Leg Out Of Legos

And it worked for a step or two. Some of us may only remember Legos as a childhood staple or one of the first presents we give kids when they're old …

DualShock 4's design was informed by major first-person shooter developers

Sony Computer Entertainment sent out prototypes of the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller to major first-person shooter creators before it arrived at the peripheral's final design, Sony's Mark Cerny told IGN.<p>According to Cerny, Sony's many controller prototypes were tested with consumers, but …

Expanding camera lens combines insect, human vision

This hybrid approach could give smartphone cameras dynamic focus, and add depth to surgical imaging.<p>Insects' hemispheric eyes have a wide field of view and high resolution. What if they could be combined with the focusing abilities humans enjoy?<p>This lens from Ohio State University is a hybrid of …

Cameras

BRAVIA Smart Stick costs $149, adds Google TV experience to Sony's TVs

After appearances in early FCC leaks and a quick preview this weekend, Sony has officially announced its next Google TV device, the BRAVIA Smart Stick. We already knew the MHL and USB connected dongle would only work with Sony's 2013 or later HDTVs, and its functionally similar to the company's …

Life in space 'discovered by scientists in Sheffield' - video

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have made an extraordinary claim, firmly debunked elsewhere, to have discovered living organisms arriving at Earth from space. The team sent a specially designed balloon 27km into the stratosphere during the Perseid meteor shower where they discovered small …

Beautiful Games: most beautiful bikes in the world?

A century ago, board track bikes were all the rage in the US – the stripped back racing machines propelled daring riders to phenomenal speeds around banked velodromes (or murderdromes as they were known due to the frequency of fatal crashes). Time certainly hasn't dampened the simple aesthetic …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.<p>We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.<p>Here are the extraordinary prefabs that made the biggest splash this year.<p>These are the soothing spaces our readers most covet.<p>These designs …

Architecture

2030 Rolls Royce Eidolon Concept Car with Omni Wheel Technology for Better Maneuverability

<b>Futuristic 2030 Rolls Royce Eidolon concept car</b> features unique seating layout to demonstrate how users can drive and interact within the vehicle, …