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Over 1,000 college students will compete to design the best Hyperloop pod

Are you #TeamPodPeople or #TeamHyperBears?<p>On Tuesday, Elon Musk's SpaceX announced the design teams that would be taking part in a two-day Hyperloop design competition at Texas A&M University at the end of January. The teams consist of more than 1,000 students and over 100 universities from 20 …

The Internet is for everyone, by everyone. The U.S. doesn’t own it.

A few days ago, tech publication Re/code released a video interview with President Obama in which he said European regulators were purposefully setting up roadblocks for American companies in order to stop them from competing in Europe. He also said “We have owned the Internet. Our companies …

Beam is an Android-powered projector that fits into a light socket

We’ve certainly seen some awesome projectors in the tech world lately, but none quite like this. The Beam smart projector is powered by your Android device, and has a ton of functionality like waking you up in the morning with the latest news, showing you your social updates when you come home, and …

Gear & Gadgets

International Space Station prepares for space tourism

Two astronauts have spent six hours installing new cabling on the outside of the International Space Station.<p>It will allow other spacecraft to dock, including those of private companies who hope one day to take tourists to the station.<p>Lucas de Jong reports.

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

Military

Senseonics takes $20 million to advance its connected glucometer implant

In the wake of Apple’s bombshell announcement of its HealthKit health information platform, Maryland-based glucometer implant company Senseonics says it’s taken another $20 million in funding.<p>The company makes a small tube-shaped implant that continuously measures blood sugar and reports results to …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

Kurt Cobain: A Look Back in Pictures

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

Alfa Romeo

Facebook is building drones with lasers to bring internet to the world

Last year, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook surprised many when it revealed that it joined forces with other major tech companies to bring internet access to the two-thirds of the world that's offline. But what's really surprising is how they plan to do it. Today, Facebook confirmed rumors that …

Amazon to Unveil Free TV and Movie Streaming Service: Report

Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported streaming TV and movie service, “people familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal.<p>The company already offers entertainment through Amazon Instant Video, but programs either have to be rented or bought individually, or accessed through a …

Smart TV

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …