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Amazon Now Sells Prefabricated Tiny Houses

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Retirement

Hands-on with Apple TV 4K and the new Siri Remote

Bring on the 4K HDR movie binge watching. The new Apple TV 4K is out today and we’ve got our hands on Apple’s new streaming box.<p>The reviews call it the best TV box on the market, but note its premium price means it’s not for everyone. Apple still offers the two-year old 1080p version for its same …

Nuclear plans 'should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs'

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C<p>The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low.<p>Experts said …

Energy

Roundup: Everything Apple announced today at its iPhone X event

It’s easy to get overwhelmed on iPhone event day, especially one as jam-packed as today. After months of rumors, Tim Cook and his fellow Apple executives took to the stage at Steve Jobs Theater to unveil a trio of new iPhones, a new Apple Watch, a new 4K Apple TV, and more. Read on for a full …

Mercedes-Benz will electrify its entire car lineup by 2022

Mercedes-Benz is the latest automaker to embrace electrification, announcing that it will be electrifying its entire vehicle lineup by 2022. Get used to it: Car makers are going to be making these announcements at an increasing clip, especially now that China, the most important car market in the …

Chattanooga startup’s 3D-printed space habitat wins NASA competition

Chattanooga-based Branch Technology joined with an architectural firm to win first place in a phase of a NASA competition to build a 3D-printed habitat for deep space exploration.<p>The 3D printing company, based in Chattanooga’s small business incubator GigTank, built a number of structural …

Exploration

Tesla is providing batteries for the world's largest producer of wind turbines

More Power<p>Though Tesla’s batteries are generally associated with the storage of solar power, the technology isn’t limited to just one form of clean …

Kids can build a droid and learn about electronics with littleBits R2D2 kit

In honor of Force Friday II, DIY electronic toymaker littleBits launched one of its coolest products yet. The Droid Inventor Kit allows kids to piece …

Neat

Apple Patents ‘3D Fabric’ for Future Apple Watch Bands

Future Apple Watch bands might do a lot more than just hold the device to your wrist. In fact, Apple is actively exploring how it can add additional …

Smartwatches

The U.S. Congress is voting next week on the first ever autonomous car law

Pioneer Legislation<p>Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on and hopefully pass a bill that would make it easier for car …

New, tiny quantum device could make quantum internet a reality

Chip-sized quantum devices<p>Advances in optical quantum networks, which transmit information by encoding data via the quantum state of photons, have …

Quantum Mechanics

The PowerRay is an underwater drone that's a fisherman's friend | Trusted Reviews

<b>Ever wanted to catch a glimpse under the sea? The PowerRay is an underwater drone that lets you do just that, and it might help you catch your</b> …

A major Florida utility company is investing $6 billion in solar instead of nuclear

Forgoing the Nuclear Option<p>A Florida utility, Duke Energy Florida, has decided to use funds from the building of nuclear power plants towards …

Energy

Solar-powered internet drone completes first test flight

A Portuguese startup that aims to use solar-powered drones to provide wireless internet access to offline areas of the world claims to have …

Drones

Ancient Roman city found underwater

Part of a Roman city that experts believe was submerged in the 4th century has been found off the coast of northeastern Tunisia

Archaeology

'Drone detective' app aims to keep rogue pilots in check

Ms Tapsall said while most people used drones safely, there were always the odd few who pushed the boundaries.<p>“You have angels and demons, the people …

Alphabet finalizes restructuring with a new company called XXVI

Back in 2015, Google announced that it was restructuring its company into multiple parts, with a new giant company called Alphabet to oversee all of Google's various businesses. The reasoning behind the move was to essentially separate out some of Google's "Other Bets" projects into their own …

Google

Stephen Hawking mission to find alien civilisation detects radio signals coming from dwarf galaxy

Astronomers hunting for signs of intelligent alien life in the universe have recorded 15 mysterious radio signals coming from a dwarf galaxy three billion light years away.<p>The team is part of the Breakthrough Listen project, set up by Professor Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, …

Aliens

Settlers of Catan is coming to virtual reality this year

Iconic board game <i>Settlers of Catan</i> is coming to virtual reality. A new version is being developed by game studio Experiment7 — which previously created a pair of VR takes on chess — with feedback from the original minds behind <i>Catan</i>. The VR game, which is coming to both Oculus Rift and Gear VR and …

Virtual Reality

The Tesla Model 3 Will Get Smart Air Suspension, Dual Motor In 6 Months, Says Elon Musk

It won’t be long before the Tesla Model 3 would be able to tackle uneven roads without breaking a sweat. In a recent tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk …

Rare Skin Disease Ruined Gaza Man's Life — Until Israeli Doctors Stepped In

Muhammad Taluli arrived from Gaza at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center a few months ago and unwrapped the cloth from his hands to reveal gray and white growths that looked like tree bark. The doctors had never seen anything like it.<p>In fact, there have been only a handful of such extreme cases of …

Medicine

Portrait: Masahiro Kikuno, Japanese Independent Watchmaker

Despite being just 33 years old, Masahiro Kikuno makes wristwatches by hand in a rigorously traditional manner, inspired by the craftsmen who built …

Watches

Awesome List of Emulators Written in JavaScript

A list of emulators written in the JavaScript programming language.<p>If you know about any emulators not on this list, please let me know in the …

Raspberry Pi

7 Amazing 'Superpowers' That Humans Can Develop To Deal With Extreme Conditions

Compared to most other animals, the average human seems fairly weak. We live in climate-controlled bubbles and eat food that we purchase in stores. …

Climate Change

Pokemon Go Makes Big Plans for This Summer

<i>Pokemon Go</i> surprised fans this morning when it made multiple announcements related to its summer plans. With announcements ranging from new features …

Pokémon

AI Can Predict How Much Longer You Have Left To Live

Artificial intelligence is able to make a pretty accurate guess at how much longer you've got to live, as shown by a new study published in the …

Machine Learning

Missed the WWDC 2017 Keynote? Here Are Apple’s 9 Biggest Announcements

• Author: Arielle Pardes. Arielle Pardes Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 06.05.17. 06.05.17<br>• Time of Publication: 5:07 pm. 5:07 pm<p>Everything Apple Announced …

Pokemon Go Makes Big Changes to Egg Pools

<i>Pokemon Go</i> has apparently made some major changes to their egg pools. The Silph Road, a player-run "research" group dedicated to <i>Pokemon Go</i>, has …

Pokémon

Legendary Pokemon and More Confirmed for Pokemon Go This Summer

Niantic officials have coyly hinted that it was only a matter of time until Legendary Pokemon were added to <i>Pokemon Go</i>. In a new interview with the …

Niantic shares new details about trading in Pokemon Go

<i>Pokemon Go</i> players have a hard time decided which feature they most want to see added to the game, but trading seems to be near the top of everyone’s …

Pokémon