Chris Marslender

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More proof the world's best headphones are made in the US

The way I see it, high-end audio is all about the pursuit of excellence, and Audeze headphones exemplify that philosophy. Now sure, most headphone manufacturers try to make the best products they can, but mass-market brands have to satisfy a broad range of tastes, load on features like Bluetooth …

Red Pitaya Lets You Measure All The Things

As a wannabe science nerd I’ve always been fascinated by oscilloscopes, wave generators, and sensors of all types. Sadly, because of my inability to add simple figures (even with a calculator) nobody ever let me play with their lab equipment. That’s about to change.<p>Red Pitaya is a Slovenian-born …

The Terrifying Truth About Bananas

Inside the Mesmerising Robotic Factory Where Teslas Are Born

It can't be easy to build a car, but the factory where Teslas are born makes it looks like a piece of cake. The folks over at Wired took a look …

Dyson

Are You Smart Enough to Understand These Super Nerdy Jokes?

Science, chemistry, computer science, medical science, math, programming, physics and basically anything else that requires more than half a person's …

Computer Science

The Transit App Nabs 35K Downloads In 72 Hours, Blows Past Google Maps In Canadian App Store After Going Free

The Transit App, the app that provides real-time transit information on iOS, enjoyed a boost back when Apple cut transit out of its own Maps app during the switch from Google to its own in-house navigation and mapping service. Earlier this week, the app went completely free and offered some great …

Going inside the machinery and machinations of working in science

You get a degree, you get an academic job. Then what?<p>This story was originally published as a series of four articles. Although the series will …

Password crackers go green by immersing their GPUs in mineral oil

Dunking a powered-on PC in cooling liquid may seem crazy, but not for KoreLogic.<p>Going where few password crackers have gone before, a team of …

6 Ways To Stop Letting Life's Pressures Consume You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you get tired of having to deal with the seemingly endless pressures going in in your life?<p>You’re overworked, undervalued, under compensated, …

The Lazy Person's Guide To Not Being Lazy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you feel dead tired after work? Can’t wait to sit down in that comfortable sofa of yours? Basically, you feel lazy, right?<p>You see, what I have …

Aiming To Make You More Productive, Focus@Will Launches A Music App For iOS

I’ve always been impressed by people who can listen to music while they write. I mean, I’ll do it every once in a while, especially when one of my co-workers is being particularly distracting, but in general I’ve found that music just slows me down.<p>Well, there’a startup called focus@will aiming to …

Imaging Breakthrough: See Atomic Bonds Before and After Molecular Reaction

For the first time, scientists have visually captured a molecule at single-atom resolution in the act of rearranging its bonds. The images look …

Scientists turn dreams into eerie short films with an MRI scan

A group of scientists from Kyoto has managed to successfully analyze and "record" the basic elements of what people see when they dream. The idea of recording dreams has been a mainstay in science fiction, but also a frequent goal for researchers. As <i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> writes, this group designed …

DIY Laser Cutter for PCB Stencils

I love this — a laser cutter just powerful enough to cut vinyl, but that’s great for creating your own PCBs.<p>Are you sick and tired of using a tooth pick to apply solder paste? Are you still using through hole components because you don’t want to deal with soldering surface mount devices (SMD)? If …

Bettery debuts rechargeable battery swap stations at Whole Foods Markets

Every year, 2.5 billion batteries are thrown away in the U.S. and a Portland-based company may have a better solution to both help the environment …