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The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

This 3D Printed Arduino-Based Hexapod Robot Can Bust a Move!

I have often mentioned the wisdom of robot maker and <i>Make:</i> contributor I-Wei Huang who says that you can get away with a lot in a robot creation if you make it cute, characterful, and funny. This comes across in spades with Vorpal, a 3D-printable hexapod with real character and presence. You’ll …

3D Printing

28 Long Exposure Photos That Will Have You Longing For Your Tripod

Research tells us that we all need to slow down, find serenity and relax in all aspects of our life – our health and wellbeing depends on it.<p>So, how …

Landscape Photography

Cabin by the Sea tiny home is built around a central living cube

"The inspiration for the house on the beach is to create a holiday/seasonal house which is built close to nature," the Zup-a team tells New Atlas. …

Architecture

Swallowtail tiny house hides its stair in the ceiling (Video)

Every inch of space matters in a tiny house; that's why designers might fiddle around and place big things like the stairs either at the back, or …

Tiny House Movement

See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

Photography

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

Architecture

A Sticky Twist on Solar Power

Solar power has come a long way from the original gargantuan grids in the desert. Advancements in nano-materials and microtechnology now offered …

Solar Power

Small Apartment Gets Reorganized With Minimal Structural Interference

A lot of apartments, both old and new, seem to lack a certain understanding of basic layout requirements users have. Take this 50 square meter …

Interior Design

We Asked Interior Design Pros to Share Their Best Tips on Small Space Living

Anyone who’s ever had to deal with a tiny apartment knows that small space living comes with its own set of challenges. It doesn’t mean designing …

Interior Design

Winners of tiny house competition pack comfort and functionality into 269 square feet

Modular building company Ryterna modul recently announced the winners of their Architectural Challenge 2018 competition. Participants were tasked …

Architecture

This is how mould and damp inside your home does to your body and your health

Many people have had to deal with the emergence of mould in their house from time to time.<p>The problem can be caused by a variety of things, like …

Biomedicine

Dead Battery? How to Jump Start a Car Like a Pro

You run out of the house already late for work, hop in the car and turn the key in the ignition ... only to hear a "click click" noise instead of the …

Electric Vehicles

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

5 Smartphone Upgrades You Didn't Know You Needed

If you don’t have the need or the budget to upgrade your smartphone, then the next best thing is buying an upgrade for the phone you’ve already got. …

Gear & Gadgets

Design Workbook Prepares You For Interviews With Notes From Apple, Google, IDEO

Image provided by Solving Product Design Exercises<br>Being a designer, of course, isn’t a theoretical process. It takes thorough real-world practice and …

Design Thinking

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Grace Hopper

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

China-based Hanergy just launched the highest efficiency single-junction solar panel ever created. Hanergy’s US-based subsidiary Alta Devices …

Clean Energy

Color-Changing Tech Could Save World From Garbage, MIT Expert Tells Us How

One shirt, infinite colors.<p>Filed Under Engineering & Environment<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>It’s a quick …

3D Printing

MIT's ColorFab can 3D print jewelry that changes colors

3D printing can already turn your amazing ideas into tangible objects, but a new technique out of MIT CSAIL could lead to even better results. The method, called ColorFab, gives you the ability to create objects that can change colors <i>after</i> you print them out. You can use it, for instance, to create …

3D Printing

3D-printed objects change color on demand

Imagine if you could recolor your smartphone case or other accessories, to match what you were wearing on any given day. Well, it may eventually be …

3D Printing

Iceland-inspired tiny house ships flat-packed for under $50K

“What would you do with 320 square feet?” That’s the question put forth by the adorable and affordable Plús Hús, an Iceland-inspired tiny dwelling …

Cute

Volvo's first EV will be a hatchback shooting for 310-mile range

In May 2016, when Volvo showed off the concept that previewed the XC40, it also unveiled a hatchback sedan called Concept 40.2. Later in the year, it announced it would electrify every model and introduce full EVs. Now, a report from <i>Autocar</i> claims that Volvo's first all-electric vehicle will be a …

Volvo

The battery on Jaguar's Tesla challenger charges in 45 minutes

Jaguar's been teasing its upcoming Tesla rival, the I-Pace since late 2016. While it isn't revealing the full details of the car for another month, …

Electric Vehicles

Imverse’s groundbreaking mixed reality renders you inside VR

What if you could look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR, or look at other real-world people or objects as if you weren’t wearing a headset?<p>The team at Imverse spent five years building this incredible technology at EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne. “We …

Virtual Reality

How to take your night shoots to the next level

If you're not comfortable with your camera, night photography or film at night can be intimidating for a lot of people. Peter McKinnon and Matti …

Photography

New Formula E race cars look awesome and futuristic

Formula E is an interesting sport. While the cars look a lot like Formula One cars, they’re incredibly different machines and the racing itself is …

Supercars

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 camera shootout

Apple and Samsung's flagships both have dual-rear cameras. We put them to the test around San Francisco.<p>The iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have similar camera hardware: Dual-rear cameras, 2x optical zoom, dual-optical image stabilization (OIS), 4K video and Portrait Mode. But despite these …

Mobile Photography

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

Mobile Photography