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An espresso machine in your backpack? Minipresso says yes

The Minipresso is a hand-pumped coffee gadget that's supposed to provide you with traditional machine-quality coffee in a portable package.<p>While there's something to be said -- a lot to be said, really -- for cowboy coffee, a fine espresso is a wonder unto itself. And the Minipresso looks like it's …

Coffee

Never Mop Your Floors Again

Mop mop mop, all day long.<p>It’s tempting when talking about robots to jump directly to the singularity, or to stop off somewhere in between like <i>Wired</i> …

Gerber Ghostrike Knife

If you're carrying a knife for personal protection, odds are you don't want to announce it to the world. Which is why they make blades like the …

Handy

One Night Stand Potion Gets You Drunk On Chocolate Sauce

100 anos tequila. Agave. Mixed origin South American chocolate. Valrohna cocoa powder. If any of us tried combining those items Chopped style the end …

iFind Self-Powered Locator

Bluetooth locator devices are nothing new, but iFind is the first one we’ve seen that doesn’t need batteries. It harvests ambient electromagnetic …

Routers

40 Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Change Your Life

1 of 41<p>2 of 41<p>Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.<p>3 of 41<p>Be happy, but never satisfied.<p>4 of 41<p>If you don't want to …

Zoku Iced Coffee Maker

Iced coffee is always a hit in warmer weather, and making yourself a cup of the chilly caffeinated stuff has never been easier than it is with the …

Coffee

SAV-7 Underwater Scooter by Tusa

The next big thing you’d want to explore underwater could be this super awesome SAV-7 Underwater Scooter by Tusa. Just like the name sounds, it’s an …

Keith Rabois’ Homebuying Startup OpenDoor Raises $9.95M From Everyone

Well.<p>It seems like a lot of Valley investors want to see the process of buying homes become a lot more efficient.<p>After Khosla Ventures VC and former Square COO Keith Rabois teased that he was working on a project to make buying homes as simple as clicking a few buttons, a horde of Valley angels and …

South Korea’s visa-free Jeju Island has become a Chinese tourism gold mine

Chinese tourists are heading to South Korea more than any other destination this year, according to travel agency Ctrip. That’s because political instability has turned many off Thailand, and China’s ties with South Korea have been warming.<p>But most of all there is the undeniable appeal of Jeju. The …

South Korea

How to Disappear (almost) Completely: living off the grid

Your day begins at dawn. After all, you are lying in a sleeping bag under the open sky grateful that you haven't: a) been stabbed by a grifter, b) been trampled by a herd of animals or c) contracted hypothermia and frozen to death. Then it's off for a morning routine that involves foraging for food …

New li-ion battery anode could charge electronics in minutes

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a silicon anode that would allow us to charge lithium-ion batteries up to 16 …

National Geographic Travel

Smartsun wristband turns pink when it's time to make for the shade

Balancing a healthy amount of time in the sun while avoiding overexposure to its harmful UV rays can be a a difficult task. Indeed, the challenge of …

This Jet Lag App Does The Math So You'll Feel Better Faster

Jet lag is nobody's idea of fun. A bunch of mathematicians say they can make the adjustment less painful with a smartphone app that calculates the swiftest way to adjust.<p>Users plug in the time zone they're traveling to, and the app will do the calculations before spitting out a schedule specifying …

Gi electric bike folds-up and charges your phone

Gizmag has featured a number of folding electric bikes, such as the Voltitude V1 and the BigFish Line+, but Mariano Bossana, COO of Gi, says that the …

GP Short: Inside the Belize Issue

If ever there’s a definitive answer to the question “Does size matter?” it lies in Belize. The Central American country is roughly the size of New …

Pretend It’s Still Summer at These Island Escapes (Photos)

A little depressed that summer’s winding down? Distract yourself with one of these 10 sunny islands escapes.

Best beaches in the Mediterranean

5 Best Islands for a Summer Holiday Retreat

Summer Vacation

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength - ExtremeTech

By on December 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When you flex a muscle in your …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …