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Here's The Porsche Superyacht You've Been Waiting For

Porsche is the maker of some of the world’s most iconic sports cars so when they finally decided to lend a helping hand to the world of yachting it …

Ridiculously Fast Wagons For Fun-Loving Adults

Ah, the humble station wagon. Where would a many family man be without the practicality of cramming in a lovely partner and a few ankle biters whose …

Autos

Why UX Design For Machine Learning Matters

How you make machine learning transparent to users is one of the great design challenges of our time—but a necessary one.<p>Machine learning is going to radically change product design. But what is the future of machine learning? Is it the singularity, flying cars, voiceless commands, or an Alexa that …

Machine Learning

What Does It Take To Remake The UX Of A $90 Billion Industry?

Hippo wants to turn home insurance from a service you grudgingly sign up for when you buy a house to something you love. The keys? Big data and great design.<p>Blink and you’ll miss one of the most telling details behind Hippo, a homeowner’s insurance startup launched last week. Enter your address, …

Insurance

Gamification in UX. Increasing User Engagement.

The user-centered approach, which strives for creating products highly responding to the user’s needs, has become the major philosophy behind many …

UX Design

Watch a Tiny Modern Cabin Neatly Fold Away

If you're a creative type who's ever dreamed of having a little spot to escape from distractions, or just a person who occasionally craves solitude …

Houses

The CIA has a long history of helping to kill leaders around the world

US intelligence agency has since 1945 succeeded in deposing or killing a string of leaders, but was forced to cut back after a Senate investigation in the 1970s<p>Some of the most notorious of the CIA’s operations to kill world leaders were those targeting the late Cuban president, Fidel Castro. …

North Korea

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

Raspberry Pi

Billionaire Inventor James Dyson On His ‘Tedious’ Creative Process

We live in a culture filled with “aha” moments: inspiration “strikes,” breakthroughs can happen overnight, and innovation is all about moving fast …

Here are 50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution

We know that artificial intelligence will soon reshape our world. But which companies will lead the way? To help ­answer that question, research firm …

Artificial Intelligence

Haulin’ Juice: This Company Wants to Take the Tesla Approach Large Scale with Electric Semi-Trucks

From the May 2017 issue<p>Trevor Milton wants to do Elon Musk one better in the field of zero-emission transportation. With his Nikola EV semi-tractors, he hopes to disrupt the market for the largest commercial trucks on our roads, just as Tesla did for luxury sedans. His business model even borrows …

Autos

Apple patents way to charge iPhone over Wi-Fi

Apple is investigating ways to charge iPhones and iPads wirelessly and without contact using the signal emitted by radio frequencies such as Wi-Fi, a patent filing has revealed.<p>The indication the company is working on the system will raise hopes that the end of having to physically plug a cable …

Wi-Fi

President Trump Will Make America's Volcanoes Dangerous Again

The United States of America has a major problem, and I’m not just talking about Donald Trump here. A new report by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine has revealed that out of the 169 hazardous volcanoes in the US, just under half of them are being monitored. That means a …

Geology

What's The Largest Planet In The Universe?

, Contributor<p>There’s a large difference between a planet and a star, but some planets can be significantly larger than anything we find in our own Solar System.<p>In our Solar System, Jupiter is the largest planet we have, but what’s the upper limit to planetary size?<p>Jupiter may be the largest and …

Universe

Embraer Manhattan Jet

Inspired by New York's Art Deco-era masterpieces and based on the company's flagship Lineage 1000E, the Embraer Manhattan Jet is an opulent sky …

Embraer

Buying a Porsche 911: rear- or all-wheel drive?

You've decided to lay out the cash for a brand-new Porsche 911. There's an ocean of options ahead of you. Colors and materials. Packages and sub …

Autos

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired For the Job You Want

Getting the job you want isn't easy... but nothing worthwhile ever is.<p>A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview... so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe …

Employment

Car and Driver

Autos

Lights out on a ghostly James Webb Space Telescope inspection

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) might be the most important scientific instrument ever developed. It'll peer back in time over 13 billion years to the early universe and look for signs of life around the recently discovered TRAPPIST-1 planetary system.<p>Launching it next year to its final "L2 …

NASA

Military Times 2017 sporting rifle guide

A trip to Las Vegas in January for the 39th Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show – better known as SHOT Show – gave us an opportunity to examine …

Hunting

Illegal Wildlife Trade Booming Across U.S.-Mexico Border

President Trump vows to stop illegal immigration from Mexico, but what about all the wildlife coming illegally across the border?<p>Traffickers from Latin America are desperate to get their product into the United States—so desperate they’ll risk the dangers of swimming across the Rio Grande with …

Wildlife

Tesla is getting some legitimate competition in the market for affordable electric cars

In the near future, electric cars will no longer be the domain of the luxury-car owner.<p>According to Automotive News, Volvo Cars’ North America CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, told reporters at the Geneva auto show that the company’s first fully electric vehicle will likely have a price range of about …

Teams is Microsoft's most intriguing productivity app yet

Group-collaboration software isn't anything new, but in recent years we've seen an explosion of new solutions aiming to redefine how teams work. There's Slack, of course, which has spread across startups and big organizations like wildfire. But even before that, companies relied on things like …

Microsoft

HoloLens, MD: Why this medical school will teach doctors anatomy with Microsoft's augmented reality, not cadavers

One US university is planning on teaching the next generation of medics with the next generation of virtual reality technology.<p>Every doctor, no …

Obesity can change your DNA and affect health of offspring, finds study

Are you suffering from obesity? If yes, then here’s another research that will make you think twice for losing weight as researchers have warned that …

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

Hacked medical devices make for scary headlines. Dick Cheney ordered changes to his pacemaker to better protect it from hackers. Johnson & Johnson …

Airbus reveals a modular, self-piloting flying car concept

Airbus has been talking about its Vahana flying autonomous vehicle project for a while now, but at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, it’s showing off a concept design created in partnership with Italdesign. The demonstration vehicle offers modular functionality, meaning it an operate both on the …

Transportation

Driverless trucks: Coming soon to a road near you?

For decades, trucking has provided big-rig driver Frank Mora and his family a decent living. He doesn’t expect that will last forever.<p>Most major …

An MIT professor explains why we are still a long ways off from solving one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars

MIT associate professor Iyad Rahwan has asked 3 million people to consider the “Trolley problem” when it comes to self-driving cars.<p>The Trolley problem goes like this: a runaway trolley is barreling toward five people on a track who cannot move. But you have the option to pull a lever and send it …

Transportation

Materials science: How to keep cool without costing the Earth

Materials scienceHow to keep cool without costing the Earth<p>A film worth watching<p>print-edition iconPrint edition | Science and technology<p>Feb 11th …

Clean Energy