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Mahabis Slipper

Lazy people know it's true: the downfall of most slippers is their inability to be worn outside. That's not an issue for the Mahabis Slipper. These …

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The 192mph VW GTI Roadster is here

Worthersee has never been home to the gentlest outpouring of subtlety, but even by its standards this is something different: it’s a Volkswagen Golf …

How to break into your crapcan with a piece of string

Being locked out of your car is just as much a universal language as music, love and drunkenness. That's why this video from what appears to be Russia, featuring a Lada, can be immediately understood even though no one in it speaks a lick of English. The protagonist in the clip, showing off a …

Drive Flashback: 1967 Shelby GT 500

It goes, handles, and stops—somehow.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 1967 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>One thing about Carroll Shelby and his cars, they aren't subtle. Sneaky, maybe. Sly, perhaps. Deceptive, undoubtedly. But not subtle. His latest entries in the automotive lists—the Shelby …

Tortoise-Inspired Genesis: Putting the Mono in Monocoque - Technologue

For me, one of the stars of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show wasn’t a 200-mph supercar. It was a tortoise-inspired sculpture called Genesis. The German automotive engineering consultancy EDAG displayed an elegant single-seat vehicle body structure inspired by the “intelligent design” of a turtle’s …

3D Printing

T-Mobile's third act: A push to end industry overage fees

The "Uncarrier" is out with a campaign to get its competitors to eliminate the fees charged when customers go over their allotted voice minutes, text messages, or data.<p>T-Mobile wants the industry to drop the practice of overage fees, it believes cost 20 million US consumers $1 billion last …

Parents 'asked to pay for text books by schools'

<b>Many parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to the cost of text or revision books, a survey says.</b><p>The Association of Teachers and Lecturers survey of 500 staff members in English, Welsh and Northern Irish schools found 26% of parents were asked for contributions for such …

Education

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Watch: Paula's Creamer's "miracle" winning 75-foot eagle putt

<b>By Sam Weinman</b><p>There are putts you are trying to make, and there are the ones you are happy to get even remotely close. Paula Creamer's eagle attempt in her second playoff hole on Sunday was supposed to be the latter.<p>The recently-engaged Creamer rolled in an improbable 75-footer against Azahara …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

Mozilla Unveils $25 Firefox OS Smartphone With Specs Of Original iPhone

Mozilla, the company best known for its work on the extremely popular Firefox Web browser, has used this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to …

Weekend news roundup: 14-16 December

Is Wikipedia in trouble? There's no way to know just yet, but Google has announced that it is in the process of creating a user-generated online …

Solid State Drive

Getting Started With Google Chromecast: The Unofficial Manual

As the new year arrives, many of us are greeting it with shiny new gadgets, courtesy of the holiday season. And one in particular has been a noteworthy hit—Google’s Chromecast streaming device, which is still holding strong as Amazon’s bestselling electronic.<p>Unlike many other new gadgets this year, …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

Nissan buys 17-year-old Maxima from Craigslist

It's all about the marketing.<p>Making a fun or interesting car ad is nothing new, but Luke Aker took things a step further than most. When it came time to sell his well-loved 1996 Maxima, he released a professionally-produced commercial complete with a symphonic backing track and a gravel-voiced …

The Impress Personal Coffee Brewer

Beautiful outside. Delicious inside.<p>14 oz. coffee press makes just enough super-fresh coffee<br>• Simple parts make for easy rinse-and-go …

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Remote Control Mop

Now this is one way of cleaning the house that I can get behind. Not only is this Remote Control Mop helpful, it’s also fun. It lets you clean up …

Home Automation

Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work?

Drugs that boost brainpower are increasingly being taken by healthy people to study or work harder. Could this become the norm, or a condition of employment?<p>Would you let your child get on a bus driven by someone on mind-altering drugs? What about having an operation conducted by a surgeon taking …

The Brain

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The Nativity (scientifically accurate version)

The nativity is the classic Christmas story still told and performed in schools all over the UK. However, to reflect that we live in a modern, secular society, a new and more scientifically accurate update of the story is needed<p>The nativity is the traditional Christmas story of the birth of Jesus …

One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Enterprise Tech

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Sony A7 vs. A7R Hands-on Review

Project Loon: Google's stratospheric Internet plan

The technology giant is launching another one of its 'moonshot' projects, an attempt to beam down wireless Internet signals to remote and rural communities with poor access to broadband connections

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

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Late-2013 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Review: Apple’s High-Performance Notebook Tops The Field

Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display will soon be just the MacBook Pro, period. But this generation two version of both the 13- and 15-inch super slim notebooks with high-res displays is still something many average users will be weighing as an outlier possibility versus the more mainstream …