Dorian Dixon

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How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Seattle-Forged 'Future Bike' Wins Competition

In case you missed it, last week we posted details about the Seattle designed "Denny" bicycle—the local entry in a country-wide compeition to design …

Seattle

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Parrot Introduces New Drones, Sumo and MiniDrone

Parrot is known for their Bluetooth products, but they’re transitioning into the drone market and revealed two new drones at CES earlier this month. …

Ryno Microcycle

No, that's not a typo, and you didn't read it wrong — it says <i>microcycle</i>. And that's because while it may share some characteristics with a …

20 Things I Should Have Known at 20

<b>1. The world is trying to keep you stupid.</b> From bank fees to interest rates to miracle diets, people who are not educated are easier to get money …

Landscape Photography

Project Spark: An Ocean of Possibilities

I burst with creative energy, and I long to make the places and people of my imagination a digital reality. I've long been able to release the poetry of my mind in the form of the written word, or as a musical composition, but designing worlds and games has long been beyond my grasp. Without the …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Animation

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

See.Sense Is A Brighter Bike Light...In More Ways Than One

As any cyclist knows, biking at night can be something of an endeavor you do at your own risk. Night visibility, especially on darker routes, can be …

NanoLeaf LED Light Bulb

While it may look like a mad science experiment, or some weird art piece gone wrong, the NanoLeaf LED Light Bulb ($35) represents a huge leap forward …

Light Bulbs

Bitlock Is The Lockitron of Bike Locks, Your Smartphone is Your Key

No doubt you’ve heard of Lockitron (along with all of the other copycats). It’s a smart deadbolt that works with your smartphone and negates the …

EnerPlex Packr Backpack Keeps Your Gadgets Going with a Built-In Solar Charger

If you’re away from an outlet all day for school or spend a lot of time outdoors camping or hiking you know how hard it can be to keep your …

Hammerhead tells cyclists where they can go

To use the Hammerhead, riders start by using the accompanying iOS or Android app to select their destination – at this point, they also indicate …

Amp Solar Charger from Voltaic Systems

This is a versatile solar charger and battery, and one of Voltaic System’s most compact and travel-friendly chargers. You can use to recharge just …

SEIL's got direction signaling in the bag

Currently a pre-production prototype, the Safe Enjoy Interact Light (or SEIL for short) is a water-resistant LED light grid mounted on a flexible …

New Greyp G-12 Bike Makes Urban Electric Travel A Bunch Better

The innovative and attractive Greyp G-12 bike from Rimac is no ordinary bicycle, electric bike or motorcycle – and depending on how and where you use …

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

IRISNotes Digital Pen

Capture your notes and drawings – Write your notes anytime, anywhere. When you are back to your computer, simply connect the USB receiver to your …

Sony 3-In-1 Walkman

The reports of the Walkman’s death have been greatly exaggerated. While the original Sony Walkman is no longer, the name lives on with the new Sony …

Zeus 3D copier and printer does it all in one

The world of 3D scanning and printing is about to get simplified immensely with the Zeus, an all-in-one 3D machine.<p>We're already used to 2D copiers and printers. Slip a piece of paper in, push a button, and a copy comes out. Now, that same sort of capability is coming to the 3D world with the AIO …

Touchscreens

Legs AND Arms Pedal The Varibike

I bet you could win the Tour de France with this bike, but it probably would not be legal - at least not yet. German bicycle enthusiast, <b>Martin …

Run-N-Read Exercises Your Mind and Body (video)

Running and reading just don’t mix. Have you ever tried it? Running on a treadmill at the gym (and we mean running, not jogging) and trying to ready …

The Magic of Soft Light

Soft light is beautiful. It is a gift from nature that helps you create interesting images using high quality light. You’ll find soft light in the …

Tips for Photographing Autumn Colors

Photographing autumn colors can be the most fun you have with your camera. The fall is a great time of year for photography. There are an unlimited …

Landscape Photography