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Arduino Robot launches at Maker Faire, we go hands-on (video)

There's a new kid on the Arduino block, and it's called the Arduino Robot. Launched yesterday at Maker Faire Bay Area, it's the company's first product that extends beyond single microcontroller boards. The Roomba-like design, which we first saw in November 2011, is the result of a collaboration …

Iconia W3 tablet live on Acer's Finnish website, confirms 8.1 inches of Windows 8 Pro

Info about the Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet has already slipped out a few times, and now this 8.1-incher is live on Acer's Finnish website. While there's no mention of price or availability, the specifications list matches what's already been leaked. You're looking at Windows 8 Pro running atop an …

Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro review: just like the original, but bigger

Nintendo seems to have a knack for repeat performances. Nintendo DS? Quickly supplanted by the DS Lite -- and the DSi didn't last too long either before it was succeeded by the DSi XL. Even the 3DS saw a revision, when it was supersized last summer. These redesigns typically don't change more than …

Cirque Du Soleil (o

modo designs: aranya house, india taking advantage of a verdant landscape dotted with palm trees, a home in india pairs perfect rich summer colors against open courtyards and simple concrete walls. see more:

Freedom Rooms: Micro Apartments Designed by Prisoners

Who has more experience living in cramped spaces than prisoners? Modeled after a jail cell, the ironically named Freedom Room is a 96-square-foot … Contemporary Bauhaus on the Carmel by Pitsou Kedem Architects

The Sleek And Sophisticated Coppin Penthouse Overlooking Melbourne

Located in Melbourne, Australia, the Coppin Penthouse impresses with its amazing design, sophisticated interior and overall luxurious charm. It …

Interior Design

'Islam is not a monolith'

In 2007, six years after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, I was travelling through Europe and North America. I had just published a novel, …

ASSASSIN'S CREED Movie Has a Release Date!

Why is Sofia Coppola obsessed with pole dancing?

It's the old distraction one-two, known in Hollywood as sexposition: if you've got a boring dialogue sequence – two cops yakking about a case, maybe …

Space Pictures This Week: Sunrise From Space, Saturn After Dark

Astronauts see the sun rise from space, Saturn goes dark, and a volcano spews ash in this week’s best space pictures.