Jamie Wilson

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How to grocery shop for one person

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly trip to his …

This smartphone packs a 10-day battery

Forget picking up a gigantic USB battery, or shoving your phone into an equally bulky battery case -- if Oukitel has its way, your phone will have the juice you need for days on end. Its upcoming K10000 smartphone has a whopping 10,000mAh battery that, under "normal" use, reportedly lasts for 10 to …

Christmas 2015: Gift ideas for photographers

As camera manufacturers keep innovating with plenty of new features, there’s never a shortage of gift ideas for the camera enthusiast on your list. There are many options: DSLRs, or mirrorless or compact cameras, not to mention how the quality keeps improving. It could be just a simple gadget that …

Revenge porn: Teenage boy becomes youngest convicted of posting explicit images

Teenager is youngest person convicted of so-called revenge port after posting explicit pictures of girlfriend on Instagram<p>A teenage boy who posted an explicit video of his girlfriend on the internet became the youngest person in England and Wales to be convicted under new revenge porn laws.<p>The …

Five science videos to be thankful for

'Condom from 1844 on this banana'<p>The things that I'm thankful for at Thanksgiving usually change from year to year — but science is pretty much a constant. This year, I'm sharing some of my favorite (recent) science videos.<p>What's nice about these is that they can be both a source of discussion and …

Li-Fi Has Just Been Tested in The Real World, And It's 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

Sorry, Wi-Fi. We had some good times together.<p>Expect to hear a whole lot more about Li-Fi - a wireless technology that transmits high-speed data …

NORAD Santa tracker 2017: Follow Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve journey around the world as Donald and Melania Trump join the fun

He's made his list, he's checked it twice, he already knows who's been naughty and nice. That's right: Santa Claus is coming to town – and you can follow him as he makes his way around the world.<p>Every year, the boffins at Norad (the North American Aerospace Defense Command) kindly dedicate December …

Christmas Eve

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York: Pictures

Animated Movies

Glenn Greenwald: Why the CIA is smearing Edward Snowden after the Paris attacks

Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials see something else: opportunity.<p>Bodies were still lying in the streets of Paris when CIA operatives began exploiting the resulting fear and anger to advance long-standing …

We must not let Isis's crimes dictate how we address the refugee crisis – or privacy

Following the horrific attacks by Isis terrorists in Paris and Beirut, we have rapidly seen blatant pandering to xenophobia on a disturbing scale and scope. Leaders throughout the US and Europe have demanded that authorities stifle the flow of migrants seeking asylum, and to increase the size and …

Stanford study says world could be fully powered by renewables by 2050

It can often feel like a future where we get all of our energy needs from renewable sources is far, far away, but the reality is that the technology …

A Letter From Paris

Thank you for all of your responses to my post about terrorism and travel. I appreciated them all, but this one was extra special:<p>"Hello there Rick Steves!<p>My name is Amber, my family and I are currently vacationing in Paris for a week with your Paris 2015 guidebook. We've seen all of the museums, …

End of daily injections for diabetes as scientists restore insulin production

Injecting billions of immune cells back into the body boosts insulin production, preventing the need for daily injections<p>The end of daily injections for diabetes sufferers could be in sight after scientists showed it is possible to restore insulin production for up to a year by boosting the immune …

Is The Cleantech Bubble Over? The Reality Of Solar Economics - Forbes

In an earlier post, I noted that advocates of solar energy in particular tend to avoid talking about the cost of the electricity produced by focusing on the fact that costs are dropping, or that prices are sometimes low, or simply pointing to the large increase in installations as evidence of …

Macbook charger teardown: The surprising complexity inside Apple's power adapter

Have you ever wondered what's inside your Macbook's charger? There's a lot more circuitry crammed into the compact power adapter than you'd expect, …

GoPro's Hero 4 Session is its smallest camera ever

Strapped to my hand was GoPro’s new camera: the $399 Hero 4 Session, available next week. It’s cube-shaped and measures less than 1.5 inches long on every side. It shoots 1440p video at 30 frames per second, 1080p up to 60 frames per second, and 720p up to 100 frames per second. It’s waterproof up …

Cameras

These IIT graduates have built an electric scooter that charges faster than your phone

For four years, Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain slogged for hours in their dorm rooms, working on prototypes of devices ranging from clean combustion engines to efficient battery packs. By the time they graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in 2012, their dream of …

Startups

Turing Phone promises physical strength and secure communications like no other

Turing Robotic Industries recently took the wraps off a phone which — if it lives up to its promises — could be essentially indestructible and ridiculously secure. The Turing Phone is built from a “revolutionary liquid-metal” called Liquidmorphium which is stronger than steel and titanium. If that …

Mobile Technology

Montana Couple Develops American-Made 5-Axis Desktop CNC Mill that Retails for $3,300!

The Pocket NC is only 17.5" x 12.5" x 11"<p>What do you get when a machinist marries a mechanical engineer? If you're Matt (the machinist) and Michelle …

Printing

3D-Printed Glass Is Now a Thing Thanks to MIT

3D printing makes another breakthrough.<p>Earlier this week, researchers at MIT unveiled a new process called G3DP — a method that allows for the creation of complex 3D glass structures. This breakthrough will allow 3D printing to achieve another level of possibilities, for example, creating fiber …

Tattoo-like electronic health patches are now easy to make

However much you like the idea of a wearable electronic patch monitoring (or improving) your health, it's not all that practical. Making just one patch using current tech can take days, and you'd better believe that the result will be expensive. University of Texas researchers may have licked this …

3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

One of the challenges of building a habitat on Mars is going to be materials. Transporting enough materials to build shelter will add to the shuttle payload, so a plan for a shelter can be built from materials that are already available on Mars would be really useful.<p>To solve this interesting …

Tesla's new Model X has a 'bioweapon defense mode' button

'This is a real button,' Musk says<p>If you want to survive a biological attack, you might want to look into buying a Tesla. The company just officially unveiled the Model X, and Elon Musk shared a rather unexpected feature during the unveiling: a "bioweapon defense mode" button.<p>"This is a real …

3D Printer Reviews | Best 3D Printers 2018

If you're looking for the best 3D printer to meet your needs, it helps to...<p>February 29, 2016<p>Read our Ultimaker 2 Extended review and learn about …

6 Things You Should Know About Lab Diamonds

Lab Diamonds Help Catch Up to Demand<p>A clear, sparkling diamond is rare. That’s part of its appeal. Those mined today formed billions of years ago. But a new method can grow gem-quality diamonds on demand in just three months. Lab diamonds are identical to their natural counterparts and cost 30 to …

15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

8 Breathtaking New Photos of the #FollowMeTo Couple in India and Singapore

As always, this is the epitome of #wanderlust and #relationshipgoals.<p>When we last left Natalia and Murad Osmann–better known as the #FollowMeTo couple that became famous for their beautiful photos featuring Natalia leading her man to stunning locations across the globe—they had just gotten married …