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The best portable air conditioners

Feeling uncomfortably warm this summer? Get yourself a portable air conditioner. Designed for a single room or smaller space, portable air …

Portable

Looking at Wind Turbines From a Different Angle

When we think of wind turbines, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the typical Sim City-esque type – 3 blades, gigantic, and wired into …

Wind Power

How to Use a Long Exposure to Remove People From Your Landscapes

Most landscape and cityscape photographers prefer to have images that are void of tourists, traffic, and other distracting elements in their scenes. …

Landscape Photography

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

Motorcycles

Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff

Mikhail Kokorich, the founder of Momentus, a new Y Combinator-backed propulsion technology developer for space flight, hadn’t always dreamed of going to the moon.<p>A physicist who graduated from Russia’s top-ranked Novosibirsk University, Kokorich was a serial entrepreneur in who grew up in Siberia …

Space Travel

14 Tricks That Will Help You Survive a Life-or-Death Situation

We hope that you will never see a rabid dog or a poisonous snake, get lost in the open sea, or have to walk through a hot desert. But if something …

Moment Pro Camera app brings big camera controls to your phone

Moment, the company that brought you the best glass for your mobile device, now gives you DSLR-like controls with their Pro Camera app. Features include full manual adjustment over ISO, shutter speed, white balance, image format and more.<p>It should be noted that if you don’t have a shiny new device …

Volkswagen's all-electric race car shatters records on the uphill Pikes Peak

For the last 100 years, cars have been setting records on top of Colorado's Pikes Peak.<p>Another record has been broken this year, but this time it …

‘Bivy Stick’ Turns Your Smartphone Into a Satellite Messenger

Where there were once desperate shouts into the wilderness, there are now two-way satellite messengers. The Bivy Stick is the latest in a crop of …

Watch this Japanese ‘dragon’ drone slither through the air like a flying snake

Drones are awesome, but there are only so many conventional quadcopters you can see before you start to get jaded and lose your sense of wonder. …

Xiaomi’s new $261 electric bicycle prepares to turn the ebike industry on its head

The Chinese company Xiaomi has an impressive line of affordable products, ranging from consumer electronics to sofas. They are no strangers to personal electric vehicles either, having produced a very popular electric bicycle as well as an equally popular electric scooter.<p>And now they are doubling …

​Graphene tech: What if five minutes were enough to charge your battery?

Catalan startup Earthdas says its graphene battery charges 12 times faster than lithium-based tech.<p><i>Video: Samsung to make batteries charge faster and</i> …

The 12 Tablets Worth Buying in 2018

08:00 am<p>No matter if you prefer Android, iOS, Chrome, or Windows—these are the best tablets we've tried.<p>Tablets have yet to make themselves …

Someone attached a massive Canon lens to a Game Boy Camera, and it actually worked

The Game Boy Camera isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think "high end."<p>The unusual peripheral, released in 1998, could be …

Onyx Electric Bikes 60mph Top Speed And 75 Mile Range

Onyx motorcycles has created a new range of electric bikes or mopeds which have been inspired by vintage motorbikes yet come equipped with …

The Best Micro Apartments In The World Reveal Their Clever Interior Designs

How small does an apartment actually have to be for it to be considered small? What’s small to some people might be tiny to others or standard to …

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

Researchers Have Invented an Awesome And Scary Nuclear Battery Pack

Is the world ready for it?<p>Batteries powered by radioactive materials have been around for more than a century, but what they promise in power they …

Electric motorcycle claims 480km range

An Indian startup claims it can make an affordable electric motorcycle capable of 250km/h and 480km range, beating the current (pun intended) longest …

Robots can build entire cities almost for free. These architects are making it happen.

Manuel Jimenez Garcia and Gilles Retsin are literally setting the foundations for an architecture of the future. They are co-founders of the Design …

Lamborghini’s electric supercar won’t contain batteries; it will be one

Previous Next<p>1 of 7<p>Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) introduced the Terzo Millennio, an ultra-futuristic design study …

Why Exercising Your Legs Could Result In A Healthier Brain

The connection between physical activity and brain health is getting stronger, but we’re still trying to understand all of the reasons why. A new study approached the question with a bit of a twist – by investigating what happens in the brain when leg movement is restricted.<p>We already know that …

The Brain

Finnish chemistry professor develops “revolutionary” biofuel

A professor at Turku’s Åbo Akademi and Sweden’s Umeå University says he has managed to develop a fuel based entirely on biomass with the same …

These Are the 12 Best Cars for Gas Mileage (and the Environment)

Between budget, lifestyle, and looks, there is a <i>lot</i> to consider when shopping for a car. So much, in fact, that it will definitely take more than …

Turn a single-bulb garage or basement light socket into a motion-activated light

My previous house had those old-style ceramic, single-bulb ceiling light fixtures in the basement. There were three of them in about a 1000 ft² area, …

Breakthrough solar panel can harvest power from raindrops — day or night

In another advance, Chinese deploy two-sided solar panels to boost efficiency.<p>In a truly remarkable feat of innovation, scientists have figured out …

Next-gen spoked magnet design spins up cheaper, lighter, more powerful electric motor

British engineer Ian Foley has had considerable input into Formula One racing, designing active suspension systems for Lotus and a KERS system for …

Nextgen

17 Camping Photos That Are Almost Too Dreamy To Be Real

BRB packing my duffle.

Mercedes Actros Turned Into Rolling 2-Story Hotel

This is a great idea for your next family trip.<p>Traveling in RVs and Campers in the U.S. is common. We have seen a lot of these …

Octopuses are officially the weirdest animals on Earth

Octopuses have blue blood, can change colors, and regrow their tentacles. But what really makes them stand out is even weirder: they can edit their own RNA. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Octopuses are the weirdest animal on earth. I know what you're thinking... Is it because they have …