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Could Cell Phones Stop Drivers From Hitting Pedestrians?

German researchers propose using radio signals so that cars can track pedestrians stepping into traffic. A major cell phone manufacturer has already expressed interest in the technology.<p>It has already been a rough year for pedestrians in New York City. As one of his first acts in office, Mayor Bill …

Articles about 7 modern sofas we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind …

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Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

FBI can remotely activate Android and laptop microphones, reports WSJ

Last month, we discussed whether the new Microsoft Kinect could be used as an NSA spying tool. When it comes to the microphones in Android cell phones and laptop computers, though, surveillance might not be a theoretical question. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the FBI can already remotely …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Racks Up 1.75M Global Sales, 1M Of Which Were Made In U.K.

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which costs as little as $25/$35 and has helped fledge many a DIY hardware project, has racked up worldwide sales of 1.75 million, its U.K.-based creator, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, said today. The first Pis went on sale in March 2012, with its U.K. makers …

Walk over hot coals to get to Ember Yard in Soho – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, January 30, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>How often does a reviewer visit a restaurant? If the review’s for a US newspaper, three times is …

What Is a Man Bun? First a Hairdo, Now a Meaty Snack

Inspired by one of the latest men's hair trends, the BA Man Bun is a salty pretzel bun stuffed with beer-braised pork shoulder.<p>From <b>Jared Leto</b> at the Golden Globes to our very own <b>Brad Leone</b> in the test kitchen, we're seeing fashion-forward, top-knot-inspired Man Buns <i>everywhere</i>. Which got us …

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TV stations try sharing their airwaves to make room for 4G traffic

TV stations selling spectrum in the FCC's upcoming wireless auction may soon have a viable alternative to moving or shutting down their channels. Two Los Angeles broadcasters, KJLA and KLCS, have agreed to participate in a CTIA-backed pilot project that will test whether or not they can share …

Twitter experimenting with pop-up notifications on the web

Twitter isn't shy when it comes to experimentation. The social network tests some new features by rolling them out to regular users, albeit on a very limited basis, while other projects, such as @eventparrot, are made available to the entire community. The latest unreleased tool to make an …

Google Lego 'BuildWithChrome" Lets You Build (Toy) House Of Your Dreams In Your Browser

In a glorious example of making something digital that it's far easier to do in real life, you can now build Lego stuff using a browser.<p>Admittedly, …

KnowRoaming to start shipping international 'sticker' SIMs soon

Frequent travelers who pre-ordered KnowRoaming's SIM stickers last year might <i>finally</i> be able to get their purchases as soon as next week. According to the company, it'll start sending out the first units to early adopters on February 5th, months after the original December shipping date. As its …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

2013 Mobile Photography Awards Street Photography Category Winners - Mobile Photography Awards

Gender Swap - Experiment with The Machine to Be Another

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs

Throughout history people have been trying to solve the problem of not getting any or just not getting enough. The following are some of the …

15 Heart-Stopping Skywalks That Will Turn Your Legs To Jelly

A few weeks ago, we showed you a terrifying Alpine tourist attraction called "Step Into the Void." It's a glass cage that hangs more than 3,300 feet …

Watch a TV show use a train to completely obliterate a car

Pure destruction. Top Gear wanted to see exactly what happens when a train smashes into a car stuck on the railroad tracks so they set up a test of …

The Physics Behind Why Sausages Split Lengthwise

I like sausages. I like grilled sausages. I like fried sausages. I like beef, pork and chicken sausages. I even like vegetarian sausages. Sometimes …

Here's what an explosion of flavors literally looks like

We know it's tasty and delicious but who knew flavor could be so beautiful? This audio visual installation by Schwartz Flavour Shots riffs off the …

The Science of Why Your Pasta Boils Over

We've all done it: you put the pasta on to boil, turn your back for a few minutes to wipe off the counter or read the newest Today I Found Out …

A Pilgrimage to the Buried Electrical Network Outside Los Angeles

On our way back from CES, Gizmodo took a detour into the desert to explore a particularly bizarre aspect of the region's electrical infrastructure, …

What London looked like in 1927 and 2013, side-by-side

The old town of London never changes. Or at least, it changes very, very little. Just watch this side-by-side footage showing life in 1927 London and …

Apple May Have Figured Out How to Make FaceTime Work With Bad Internet

A new invention filed by Apple with the US Patent and Trademark Office is so simple but clever that it's amazing it's not been done before: Cook & …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Is Google building a floating data centre?

A mysterious barge in the San Francisco bay near Treasure Island is rumoured to be a Google floating data centre or Google Glass store<p>A large structure has been built on a barge floating in San Francisco leading to rumours it is the start of a floating Google data centre.<p>The structure, which stands …

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More proof that without competition U.S. broadband costs more and delivers less

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The fastest, cheapest broadband in the world can be found in South Korea, with a triple play bundle that costs the equivalent …