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Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech

Turn Your iPhone 5/5s Into a Credit Card With LoopPay’s ChargeCase

- Jun 24, 2014<p>If you hate carrying around a bunch of credit cards wherever you go, mobile payment startup LoopPay may have the solution for you. …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

How Google Glass can be used to steal your PIN code

Researchers demonstrate how vulnerable phone users are to having their PIN codes recorded by the new Google Glass<p>Google Glass can be used to covertly steal people’s PIN codes from as far away as 10ft, researchers have warned.<p>Just by looking at someone’s tablet or smartphone, wearers of the new …

Facebook opens up Snapchat rival Slingshot to international users

Facebook's Snapchat rival, Slingshot, is now available outside the US.<p>The ephemeral messaging app launched in the US mid-June, with a couple of unique features. Most notable was the concept of "paying" to see a picture with your own snap in return, something the developers hoped would encourage a …

Israel is building a futuristic 'hover-monorail' that could come to the US

"Ehh, it's not for you, Tel Aviv -- it's more of a <i>Shelbyville</i> idea." We doubt a company called skyTran used Lyle Lanley's pitch, but it just announced that a futuristic train test loop will be built at the Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) campus in Lod, Israel. SkyTran's so-called personal rapid …

Facebook's Snapchat rival Slingshot now available worldwide

Slingshot has shot to the rest of the world. Facebook's photo sharing app is now available around the world after launching in the US last week.<p>Slingshot is a new app from Facebook, although it doesn't have any Facebook branding on it. It's an app to send and receive "ephemeral messages" -- …

Apps

A Chip In This Man's Brain Let Him Will His Paralyzed Hand To Move

Last Wednesday, he moved his hand for the first time in four years, thanks to a group of researchers at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. The researchers inserted a chip in Burkhart's brain and used electrodes and an algorithm to bypass his broken spinal cord and regain movement in his …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

These Students Want to Send a Time Capsule to Mars

WASHINGTON — A student-led project aims to send a time capsule to Mars for future explorers to discover, its organizers announced today (June …

Space Exploration

Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne completed the first private flight into space

Ten years ago today, SpaceShipOne and pilot Mike Melvill blasted just past the Earth's atmosphere into space, marking the beginning of commercial spaceflight. The Paul Allen-funded project successfully became the first privately-financed human spaceflight, and after its success it seemed that …