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The best espresso machine, grinder and accessories for beginners

<i>By Cale Guthrie Weissman</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 60 hours researching and testing at-home espresso equipment with assistance from Stumptown's coffee education crew, we think the …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

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Samsung Galaxy Beam 2: Projector Included

The Samsung Galaxy Beam was one of the first smartphones on the market with a built-in projector. What was perceived as an exciting add-on, faltered …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime with more-HD-than-HD screen launching soon?

Samsung is rumoured to have a version called the 2K Galaxy S5 Prime up its sleeve. As the name suggests, it'll have a 2K screen, also known as QHD …

8 things the make the Samsung Galaxy S5 better than the iPhone 5S

The danger of an article trying to compare an Android flagship smartphone to Apple’s top of the range iPhone is that it can very easily start a flame war. It is almost a sure recipe guaranteed to provoke name calling and accusations of “fanboy.” However, I am prepared to take the risk and let the …

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Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

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20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

CES 2014: Audi's New Headlights Are Laser-Powered [Video]

Yes. Lasers.<p>All this week, we're showing off the coolest, most futuristic, and strangest gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Audi's latest concept car uses laser high beams to keep drivers safe on the road. Learn how they work in this video, and be sure to see the rest of our CES coverage …

CES 2014: This Tiny Robot Has Flawless Balance [Video]

Plus, it's really, really cute.<p>All this week, we're showing off the coolest, most futuristic, and strangest gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. The WowWee MiP is a charming, two-wheeled Segway 'bot that has some impressive balance. See it in action in this video, and be sure to see the rest …

Planning For A Future Of Robot Ships

The technology is getting there, but the law is the real obstacle.<p>When it comes to shipping, humans crews are inconvenient. They need places to sleep and to take care care of bodily functions, they probably require food and a place to prepare that food, and they can only work so many hours a day. …

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Bon Appétit on Twitter: "In the dead of winter, nothing perks up a menu like grapefruit. Here are four ways to use it http://t.co/20nRpXxO5D http://t.co/0LnavxQyhN"

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Watch the intricate dance of objects levitated by sound

Just as loud noises can make small objects jitter on a table, powerful acoustic vibrations can lift things like toothpicks or water droplets into mid-air. Rather than just letting them levitate, though, researchers from the University of Tokyo and Nagoya Institute of Technology set tiny particles …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

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Hard drive worth $7.5 million is buried in a UK dump

A British man who threw away a hard drive containing bitcoins worth $7.5 million has started searching his local landfill in an attempt to find it again. James Howells amassed 7,500 bitcoins in 2009, but disposed of the hard drive they were stored on earlier in 2013 after it sat unused in a drawer …

Japanese firm plans 250 mile-wide solar panel belt around Moon

A Japanese firm announces its innovative solution to the nation's energy problems - a 250 mile-wide belt of solar panels on the moon<p>A Japanese construction firm is proposing to solve the well-documented energy problems facing Japan - and ultimately the entire planet - by turning the moon into a …

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Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California's San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

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