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Italian Google Glass competitor GlassUp shows off first prototype

Venice-based GlassUp today unveiled its first augmented reality glasses prototype, an interesting combination of Google Glass and a more conventional heads-up display. Most importantly, GlassUp projects an image onto a lens in front of you, and not on a prism up and to the right of your field of …

Why Startups Need Design Students

Former RISD President John Maeda’s new gig connects young designers with Silicon Valley mentorship.<p>As the end of the fall semester drew to a close at the Rhode Island School of Design last year, the college’s leader, the charismatic digital designer John Maeda, announced he would be jumping ship …

Parrot reveals new affordable flying drone and two-wheeler built from the AR.Drone

There’s always been little doubt that drones make great toys — the problem is that they’re far from cheap. Now the makers of the AR.Drone are revealing two new toys built from their technology that are small, easy to use, and — if the time we’ve spent with them here at CES is any indication — a …

Belkin and Crock-Pot team up for the Smart Slow Cooker

Last year at CES, Belkin announced plans for a line of connected appliances, and the first product available is the Belkin Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker. Working similarly to other WeMo devices, the Slow Cooker lets you adjust its settings from anywhere using your smartphone and the WeMo app for …

Electric Cars Hit Milestone With First Grand Prix Race Ahead

Leonardo DiCaprio's new FIA Formula E team adds glitz to a competition designed to showcase EV performance.<p><b>Electric cars have rounded a corner in their drive to enter the mainstream. Soon, you're going to be able to watch them race at high speeds.</b><p><b>The world's first fully electric Grand Prix racing</b> …

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4K In 2014: Will YouTube, Netflix Bring Ultra HD Into Mainstream?

As the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show rapidly approaches, Samsung, LG, Sony and others are ready to release their latest and greatest televisions with support for 4K, which was officially deemed “Ultra High-Definition,” or “Ultra HD,” by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) in October …

Picture of the Day: The Space Selfie

THE SPACE SELFIE<p>Photograph by NASA<p>On Dec. 24, 2013, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, participates in the second of two …

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Latest<p>Gold Edition Razer Phone Announced to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>Razer 6 hours ago<p>Razer<p>Hasbro Reveals First Look at Venom and Carnage Figures …

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Google’s Chromebooks Have Hit Their Stride

It looks like Microsoft was right to worry about Google’s Chromebook project. According to the latest numbers from NPD, Chromebooks accounted for 21 percent of all laptop sales and almost 10 percent of all computer sales to businesses in 2013. That’s up from virtually nothing in the year before. …

Moby1 Xtr Expedition Trailer

The XTR by Moby1 is the ultimate adventure trailer. Each trailer is hand crafted and made with the highest quality components available and offers …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

The coolest things we saw at Gen Con 2013

Nine Ways To Keep Your Company's Most Valuable Asset -- Its Employees

If you arrive at the office one morning and discover that your desktop computer and confidential files are missing, you would probably<p>Call company security and the local police,<br>• Launch an investigation to determine who and what is responsible, and,<br>• Develop a plan to ensure that such a loss doesn’t …

The Procrastination-Killing Tactic To Try Now (Or In 10 Minutes)

How a task-avoidance strategy called “structured procrastination” can help you tackle your to-do list.<p>Procrastination is closely related to impatience. Their kinship is based on our bias toward the present over the future. Both are examples of the human tendency to overdiscount future events. In …

Things All Scouts Should Know: 16 Camping and Life Hacks from 1911 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1911, the first edition of</i> Boys’ Life <i>magazine was published. The first several issues included a short-lived section called “Things</i> …

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A Crazy Simple Productivity Tip You Need to Know

When facing a daunting project, the best way to fight procrastination is to start--even if it is with the smallest task.<p>You've probably read a slew of tips for besting your to-do list--everything from not letting social media tempt you to cutting back on in-office meetings.<p>But did you realize that …

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Is Your Workout Playlist Hurting Your Hearing? Take This Test to Find Out

OK, I admit it: when I'm working out, I sometimes crank up the volume on my earbuds to a level that I really probably shouldn't. I only do this at the gym; when I'm running out on the street, I want to be able to hear what's going on around me. Safety, ladies! Still, though...it's something to …

Premier League debuts to improved ratings on NBC, NBCSN

The NBC Sports Group improved 67 percent from ESPN and Fox Soccer's coverage last year.<p>NBC Sports Group bet big on the Barclays Premier League, and the first day of coverage gave them a reason to chear, as the league debuted to record American ratings.<p>The triple-header on NBC and NBC Sports Network …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Everton's Pre-Season Goals 2013/14

Ripping Off Young America: The College-Loan Scandal

The federal government has made it easier than ever to borrow money for higher education - saddling a generation with crushing debts and inflating a …

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Norwich City v Everton: squad sheets

Arguably one of the most intriguing ties of the weekend because of the wholesale changes that have taken place at both clubs this summer. Everton begin life under their new manager, Roberto Martínez, who is expected to adopt a different tactical approach to his predecessor, David Moyes. Norwich, …

Everton expect Leighton Baines to stay out of Manchester United's grasp

• Roberto Martínez believes United's £12m bid was final • 'Valuation wasn't anywhere near the quality of Leighton Baines'<p>Roberto Martínez has claimed Manchester United's £12m bid for Leighton Baines in June was a final offer and that he expects the England international to remain at Everton.<p>Everton …

Chinese zoo tried to pass a dog off as a lion

MAYO: Drinking More Than Four Cups Of Coffee A Day Raises The Risk Of An Earlier Death [STUDY]

Researchers led by Steven Blair at the University of South Carolina found that people aged under 55 who drank more than 28 cups a week saw a 56% increase in death from all causes.<p>The study analyzed medical and personal history questionnaires filled out by a total of 43,727 participants (33,900 men …

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Star Wars Episode 7 may see return of Emperor Palpatine

Evil emperor thought killed in Return of the Jedi due to reappear in forthcoming Star Wars sequel<p>After the rumblings caused by lack of information at the recent D23 convention, Star Wars fans have seized on a new rumour over the reappearance of Emperor Palpatine in Disney's forthcoming Episode 7, …

Healthy Living: How To Maximize Napping

Research has shown taking a nap during the day can be a great pick-me-up for more productive work and a happier life, whether working from an office …

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