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The 8 Coolest Microneighborhoods in the World

These chic little corners are the beating hearts tucked within global hot spots—walkable enclaves densely packed with of-the-moment fashion, food, …

2016: The Year We Began Mining the Moon

Now that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has managed to land upright, the future of travel and commerce in outer space is bright.<p>It came streaking down from the …

Can This Man Make AI More Human? - MIT Technology Review

Like any proud father, Gary Marcus is only too happy to talk about the latest achievements of his two-year-old son. More unusually, he believes that …

Artificial Intelligence

At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

A Google Glass App For Doctors To Stream Video Of Patients To Consult Other Doctors

Noor Siddiqui is only 19, but she’s already designed a way for new technology to help improve health.<p>In the past six months or so, a handful of surgeons have been in the news for streaming their surgeries live on Google Glass, generally via Google Hangout. But this is just one application for the …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step toward making the material …

'Space Elevators' Could Provide Safe & Efficient Cosmic Travel, Researchers Say

Is it time to push the "up" button on the space elevator?<p>A space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles (100,000 kilometers) into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit, some researchers say.<p>A new assessment of the …

A Drug-Dealing Robot That Upends the Pharmacy Model

For all the emphasis on design in the business world, there are entire classes of objects and experiences that feel stuck in time. Take a trip to the …

Can you tell this is a Google Glass competitor? That’s the idea

Talking about wearable tech at the moment usually means a device for your wrist, but as the year goes on, we’ll talk more about smart devices which …

ViziCities: Data Visualizations and 3D Cityscapes

If you like maps, data and funky graphics you might like this.<p>For the past year, UX designer Peter Smart and former Mozilla technical evangelist Robin Hawkes have been working on a project called ViziCities, an open-source platform that creates 3D visualizations of cities around the world. The code …

This Apple iWatch Concept Design Is Simply Incredible

1 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but …

Concept Design

2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal

On Feb. 15, 1965, a diffident but self-possessed high school student named Raymond Kurzweil appeared as a guest on a game show called <i>I've Got a …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Cellulose tableware that never needs washing up

These plates and dishes made of cellulose by Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine have a special self-cleaning coating that means they never need …

This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Here’s what to expect from augmented reality in 2014

Like mobile payments, augmented reality apps have so far been the type of thing that’s great in theory, less great in execution.<p>2013, however, might have turned that around. Or at least that’s what Ambarish Mitra, cofounder and CEO of augmented reality company Blippar, argues. With devices like …

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Ray Kurzweil: This is your future

<b>By the early 2020s, we will have the means to program our biology away from disease and aging.</b><p>Up until recently, health and medicine was basically a hit or miss affair. We would discover interventions such as drugs that had benefits, but also many side effects. Until recently, we did not have the …

Wildest Private Deep-Space Mission Ideas: A Countdown

Photo Credit: Lunar Robotics<p>Slide 1 of 23<p>Destination: Space<p>Deep space isn't just for NASA and other space agencies anymore.<p>A number of private …

Mars One unveils first stage of plan to colonize Red Planet

An ambitious project that aims to send volunteers on a one-way trip to Mars unveiled plans for the first private unmanned mission to the Red Planet Tuesday, a robotic vanguard to human colonization that will launch in 2018.<p>The non-profit Mars One foundation has inked deals with Lockheed Martin …

Before the Reality Show, Mars One Will Launch 2018 Unmanned Mission

The nonprofit group that intends to send the first humans to Mars has announced that its first mission will be unmanned. The plan is to launch an orbiter and a lander to be built by established aerospace companies by 2018. Now it just has to raise the money.<p><b>In a press conference in Washington, D.C.</b> …

The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

Mexico City

13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won't Believe You Missed In 2013

The tech world gave us plenty talk about in 2013. We can build smarter robots. We can 3D-print pretty much anything. Tablet wars are still going strong, Snapchat is still a thing, and now we can binge-watch our favorite TV shows in more ways than ever before.<p>Yes, 2013 brought us many amazing …

China's High Speed Rail Web will drive transcontinental commerce and political dominance

The great imperialists of the 19th Century built railroads to solidify their control of vast expanses of land and incorporate their territory into …

The incredible mile-long floating CITY - complete with schools, a hospital, parks and an airport for its 50,000 residents

The incredible mile-long floating CITY - complete with schools, a hospital, parks and an airport for its 50,000 residents<p>The Freedom Ship is 25 …

4-D Printing Means Building Things That Build Themselves

<i>In our</i> Weekly Innovation series<i>, we pick an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Got an innovation you think we should feature? Fill out our form.</i><p>The advent of 3-D printing brought on a number of innovations worthy of news coverage. Printers have created …

Technically, you are what you wear

Ten years ago, the average American soldier on foot patrol carried roughly 100 pounds of gear. Though officials realized then they had to lighten the …