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The Best 18650 Batteries for Vaping

What makes for a great battery?<p>There are four qualities that are important to consider when picking the top batteries for vapers:<p>High capacity<br>• High …

Vaping

18650 Battery Buying Guide for Vapor Users

Buying Choices<p>When buying an 18650 battery or batteries for your vape you might be overwhelmed because you are faced with too many options and brands …

Green Samsung 18650 25R5 vs. Blue 25R2

Battery Bro was asked for clarification to distinguish between the blue 25R and the green 25R.<p>When requested, Samsung SDI responded with the …

Brett Ashford Triathlon

11 June 2017<p>Event Overview<p>The 7th Anniversary of Brett Ashford Triathlons & Aquabikes set in the most incredible setting with great facilities …

Lace Instructions

If you are reading this, you have likely purchases new triathlon speed laces or lock laces (or if you have yet to buy, you can find them here.) …

Best road bike wheel sets reviewed 2018

<b>Our complete guide to what to look for when buying your new wheels</b><p>If there’s one upgrade that will help to take your bike to the next level, it is a …

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …

Artificial intelligence will not turn into a Frankenstein's monster

The singularity – or, to give it its proper title, the technological singularity. It's an idea that has taken on a life of its own; more of a life, I suspect, than what it predicts ever will. It's a Thing for techno-utopians: wealthy middle-aged men who regard the singularity as their best chance …

Could time travel soon become a reality? Physicists simulate sending quantum light particles into the past

• <b>University of Queensland scientists simulate photons moving through time</b>• <b><br>They showed how two wormhole-travelling photons might behave</b>• <b><br>Time-travel in</b> …

Quantum Physics

Forget fillings, scientists just discovered how to regrow full teeth using lasers

Good news for all you taffy addicts and crystal meth smokers out there — a Harvard-led team of scientists has just devised a way to regrow teeth. If …

MakerBot Now Shipping Massive Z18 3D Printer

When MakerBot announced the Z18 printer last January at CES, there wasn’t much of a shipping date. Now, however, the company has begun shipping the massive 3D printer to customers who have pre-ordered thus far and expect to ship from their Brooklyn factory in six to eight weeks for new orders.<p>The …

Self-Driving Cars Will Turn Surveillance Woes Into a Mainstream Worry

In the aftermath of the NSA spying revelations, our society is struggling to equip itself with the laws and public understanding necessary to deal …

Why Google Glass Will Make School Easier For Deaf Kids

Meet the researchers developing apps for planetariums, classrooms and more.<p>About seven years ago, a summer camp for deaf kids visited the planetarium at Brigham Young University in Utah. An American Sign Language interpreter sat on the floor with the kids to translate the show’s narration. The kids …

Google Glass

Inside The New Dragon Spacecraft

The Dragon V2 Capsule can carry humans, dock with the ISS, and land on its own.<p>Last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 capsule, destined to eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>Although the previous version of the Dragon capsule was flightworthy enough to deliver …

Space Exploration

SAES to Present Paper on ASW Missions at UDT 2014 - Naval Technology

SAES will present at the 2014 Undersea Defense Technology (UDT) Conference a paper about ASW systems solutions that meet with the new necessities of …

These Extra Arms Will Help You Lift Heavy Objects Like A Super Cyborg

It’s hard out there for men and women who are not the multi-armed goddess of destruction and rebirth, Kālikā. MIT researchers have created a pair of robotic arms that connect to your shoulders and give you another pair of pinchers to help you lift heavy objects, keep objects in place while you …

Google to spend more than $1bn on satellite internet, reports indicate

Google plans to spend more than $1bn on a fleet of 180 satellites to beam internet access to unconnected parts of the globe.<p>The project will use small, but high capacity low-Earth orbiting satellites that sit lower in the sky than traditional satellites, a report by the Wall Street Journal …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

NASA's InSight Lander To Explore Beneath The Surface Of Mars

Even though we've only been sending probes to Mars for a few decades, we've already learned more about the planet than any of us ever knew. We've …

DARPA teams begin work on tiny brain implant to treat PTSD

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has announced the start of a five-year, $26 million effort to develop brain implants that can treat mental disease with deep-brain stimulation.<p>The hope is to implant electrodes in different regions of the brain along with a tiny chip placed …

US Army developing new insect–inspired sensing systems - Army Technology

US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) scientists are developing a new sensing and processing system, in an effort to enhance soldiers’ situational …

Robotic furniture brings the dinner table to you

Robotic arms and other mechanisms have long been used to make or assemble furniture, but I'm not quite sure I've ever seen robots that <i>become</i> furniture. That is, until today.<p>Scientists from the Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob) at the École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have …

3D printer can print 'fruit'

We've seen 3D-printed chocolate, 3D-printed sugar sculptures, even 3D-printed pizza -- but one thing we never thought to see on that list is fruit. That is, however, exactly what one company claims to have done.<p>The Cambridge, UK-based company Dovetailed has invented and unveiled what it is calling …

Google's New Self-Driving Car Ditches the Steering Wheel

Steering wheel, accelerator, brake pedal, mirrors -- all gone.<p>Google has finally built its own car from scratch. And it looks like a gondola with wheels.<p>The two-seater prototype vehicle is Google’s reimagination of what the modern automobile should look and feel like if you took the human out of …

German Researchers Build A Plane Controlled By Your Brain

While the more pedantic among us would argue that every plane is controlled by our brains, German researchers at the Technische Universität München and the TU Berlin have created a plane that eschews all the messy, meaty bits (your head, your hands) that sit between the brain and the plane.<p>Called …

Humanity Is Now Officially Ready For Suspended Animation

Surgeons from the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are set to begin suspended animation trials by dramatically cooling down …