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'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

Our Beautiful Planet<p>Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)<p>A new book collects satellite images of places around …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Audi RS 7: Luxurious brutality

Cruising the Nevada desert, the Audi RS 7 sprints from Nellis Air Force Base, home of the Thunderbirds aerobatics team, to Creech Air Force Base, home of the Predator attack drone.<p>It is a trip from the past to the future of aerial combat, in a vehicle that neatly bridges the past and future of …

A $10,000 Vespa?

Snowplows

The Porsches that time forgot

North Carolina may claim preeminence in the arts of pulled-pork barbeque, collegiate basketball and stock-car racing, but an order of Porsches served extra-rare will get the attention of even car-culture agnostics.<p>Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed puts 22 Porsche sports and racing cars inside the …

Furman University

Raspberry Pi Becomes a Universal Translator

We’re still about 150 years away from the invention of the universal translator by [Lt Cdr Sato] of the Enterprise NX-01, but [Dave] has something …

Can An 8 Node Raspberry Pi Cluster Web Server Survive Hackaday?

Plenty of folks have used their Raspberry Pi as a web server. [Steve] however is the first 8 node load balanced pi cluster server we’ve run into. …

RFID Reader Snoops Cards from 3 Feet Away

Security researcher [Fran Brown] sent us this tip about his Tastic RFID Thief, which can stealthily snag the information off an RFID card at long …

Augmented Reality Breadboarding

[Scott] sent in this tantalizing view of the what could be the future of bread boarding. His day job is at EquipCodes, where he’s working on …

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Amazon forges new deal with USPS to deliver packages on Sundays

It wasn’t long ago that the United States Postal Service (USPS) was lobbying Congress to allow it to stop delivering packages on weekends due to budgetary constraints. That equation, however, lacked Amazon.<p>Under a new deal with online retail giant Amazon announced today, the USPS will now be …

Users outraged over Youtube’s switch to Google+ “real names” policy

<i>This post has been updated to greater emphasize resistance of new comments by popular Youtube channels.</i><p>Well, that didn’t take long. Less than a month …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Launch “This Holiday Season” For $399, $100 Less Than Xbox One

Following up on their oddly detail-light press conference a few months back, Sony used their E3 press conference this evening to finally disclose a bunch of important details: the price, a launch window, and, at long last, what the PlayStation 4 will look like.<p>The PlayStation 4 will launch in the …

Process Your Inbox In A New Way With Dispatch: Action-Based Email

Dispatch: Action-Based Email ($2.99) by Clean Shaven Apps is a new approach to email management on your iPhone, which should help make things a lot …

Razer Blade 14 review: Slim gaming powerhouse brings great battery life - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Razer Blade 14</b> has a slim design with a powerful combination of fourth-gen quad-core Intel processor and Nvidia graphics; battery life is strong, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> A lackluster low-resolution, nontouch display doesn't fit the high-end design. The baseline 128GB SSD for $1,800 isn’t sufficient …

Computer Hardware

You Can Now Enjoy Cole Sprouse In Comics Form Thanks To Riverdale

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>An …

For Fabrizio Sotti, a Ferrari soundtrack

Fabrizio Sotti, a jazz guitar virtuoso, grew up in Italy dreaming of Ferraris and rock‘n’roll.<p>He explores these childhood passions on his fourth solo album, Right Now – most notably on an up-tempo, flamenco-inflected instrumental track titled The Prancing Horse. In addition to the original …

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …