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The Trefecta DRT is an electric bike even James Bond would ride

Military grade aluminum. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Dutch, German and Swiss Engineers. No we aren’t describing the latest ultra-fast, ultra-light electric car. This is the Trefecta DRT, a new electric bike that’s more James Bond than Huffy or Schwinn.<p>The Trefecta DRT is a new “super e-bike” …

James Bond

A New Hope: Japanese accessory maker announces follow-up to the wildly popular R2-D2 virtual keyboard

Following the massive success of the R2-D2 virtual keyboard, Japanese accessories maker “imp.” has announced the next generation of this popular Star Wars accessory. However, this time it will be the Dark side that provides the keyboard.<p>Unfortunately, the original R2-D2 virtual keyboard is long …

Star Wars

How Technology Is Tricking You Into Tipping More

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Nir Eyal is the bestselling author of</i> <i>Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products</i> <i>and blogs about the psychology of products at</i> <i>NirAndFar.com</i><i>. Join Nir at this year’s</i> <i>Habit Summit</i> <i>at Stanford on March 24th, 2015.</i><p>My taxi pulled up to the hotel. I got out my credit card and prepared to pay …

Payment Systems

8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love

Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to it. The trick is to choose materials and products that make maintaining your …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Gear & Gadgets

CES 2015: The charger that boosts battery in seconds

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1136000/1136048_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524728004_33d48cc3bf69c7082b8b7f54aa0c44a7<p><b>I've just been witness to what feels like a modern-day technological miracle.</b><p>A Samsung smartphone has just been recharged from being nearly …

CES

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

What’s Up With That: Why It’s So Hard to Lose an Accent

Author: Nick Stockton. Nick Stockton Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:39 pm. 2:39 pm<p>I was only going to be in France for a …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

Snorkeling

3 Questions Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Asks Before Hiring Anyone | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn't always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a tiny startup with a big vision. So …

Team Building

Floating Around The House – How Suspended Furniture Can Add Space To Your Home

As far as this subject goes, <b>floating staircases</b> are probably the <b>most popular</b> and common feature that comes to mind but there are actually others even …

As your kid grows, this bike will transform to fit them

Like clothes, children tend to outgrow bikes pretty quickly. But what if there was a way to buy one and have it convert to fit a growing kid? Well, that's just what designer Andreas Bhend has done with the Miilo bike. What starts has a simple scoot along option with no pedals can adapt to fit an …

Google's undersea cables have to be reinforced because sharks keep biting them

Fiber-optic lines reinforced with Kevlar-like material<p>Google has been forced to protect its undersea data cables with a Kevlar-like coating in order to defend them against shark attacks. Dan Belcher, a Google product manager, explained at a Google Cloud Roadshow event that the company's …

Meet Harley Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle

The Livewire can quietly reach 60 mph in under four seconds.<p>For 111 years, the Harley Davidson has been known for many things—freedom, leather, and, most of all, its rumbling V-twin engine. This summer, Harley took a step in a new, quieter direction when it introduced Project Livewire, its first …