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SUPER GALLERY: 2015 Indy Grand Prix Race Photos

The 2015 Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis was Will Power's show from start to end. We were there capturing all the excitement.<p>The 2015 Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, on the combined road course, was Will Power's show from start to finish. We were there to capture all the excitement …

You Owe Your Daily Routine To The World’s Fair

Inventions that'll take you from breakfast to bedtime<p>Begun in 1851, the World’s Fair once served as an open showroom for technical oddities, scientific breakthroughs, and cultural mash-ups. Although it still draws millions of visitors every five years, upstarts like the Consumer Electronics Show …

Browsing the web on an Apple Watch is the worst user experience ever

Yearning to browse the web directly from your wrist on Apple Watch's tiny 1.32-inch screen? You're not alone. A developer known by the nickname Comex …

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All Apple Stores to begin stocking 12-inch MacBook at end of May

The recently released 12-inch MacBook will be available for purchase at all Apple Stores globally beginning the week of May 25th, according to a memo from Apple to its retail staff issued earlier today. Because of supply constraints, not unlike those for the also recently-launched Apple Watch, …

AeroMobil Flying Car Crashes In Slovakia

The Invention Award-winning prototype was destroyed, but its pilot survived<p>Last Friday, the AeroMobil 3.0 prototype, recently featured in <i>Popular Science</i>’s 2015 Invention Awards, crashed during a flight test in Slovakia. When the flying car ran into trouble, its pilot, company co-founder Štefan …

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents, but none were the car's fault

Shortly after the release of an AP report asserting that Google's self-driving cars have been involved in four accidents since last September, the company published a post on <i>Backchannel</i> today — the Medium-based publication from former <i>Wired</i> writer Steven Levy — to dive into more detail on all the …

These Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Pre-orders for the Apple Watch don’t begin for another two weeks and sales don’t begin for four, but the App Store team has already approved two …

Plag** Maps Where Your Content is Spreading in Real Time

Remember Plague, the social sharing app with the slightly off-putting name that picked up some steam at the end of last year? We called it ‘Tinder for information” at the time and marvelled at its rapidly growing user base.<p>Now it’s had a confusing name change, rebranding as Plag**, and added a …

Amazon does an about-face on controversial warehouse worker non-compete contracts

Company says it's removing a clause that could keep hourly employees from working elsewhere for 18 months<p>Amazon is rolling back a controversial non-compete clause in its contracts for warehouse workers (including temporary ones) that could have kept them from working at competing companies for a …

A card game about exploding kittens and laser beams is now the most-backed Kickstarter ever

Exploding KittensKickstarterExploding Kittens, a card game devised by The Oatmeal founder Matthew Inman, has become the most-backed Kickstarter of all time.<p>The campaign has been backed by over 122,800 people and raised $4,836,439 in crowd funding.<p>Though other campaigns have raised more total money, …

Here's What the 1,000-Mph Car Looks Like in Pieces

The British land-rocket designed to top 1,000 mph is coming together.<p>This is the Bloodhound SSC. Or, at least, this <i>will be</i> the Bloodhound SSC, which will attempt to achieve the land speed world record and drive more than 1,000 mph, across the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.<p>The array of parts you …

DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

Yes, Virginia, there is a hoverboard. You can make it yourself and you don't need a special surface to ride on. Austin, Texas, tinkerer Ryan Craven has created a functioning hoverboard prototype. It's big and it's loud, but most importantly, it works.<p>Craven first got the idea to create a DIY …

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Most anticipated devices in 2015

This year promises more great technology. And nowhere does the phrase “out with the old and in with new” have more relevance than when it comes to technology.<p><b>Apple Watch</b><p>Apple is late to the watch market but late doesn’t mean left behind. Apple has a habit of quickly becoming a leading player with …

The Apple Watch Isn't Here Yet, But The Battle Over It Has Already Started

Having waded into the prediction waters myself, I’m well aware how treacherous they can be. But surely Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist behind Twitter and Tumblr, had no idea he would set off the year’s first technology tsunami with his post: “What Is Going To Happen.” Wilson, in what he …

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Acer opens up its Aspire Nitro notebook to gestural control and 3D modeling

Time to get your arm muscles in shape.<p>It’s a good idea in general, but it could be essential if the kind of in-the-air gestural control that Acer announced today for its Aspire V17 Nitro gaming notebook becomes commonplace.<p>This version features Intel’s RealSense 3D camera, which can detect movement …

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Articles about 10 tiny homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Discover what the tiny house lifestyle is all about by staying in one of these micro-sized vacation rentals.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've …

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The Bernal Heights Residence by SB Architects

SB Architects designed this home in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.<p>Project description<p>This urban infill site in San Francisco …

Flamingo Shanghai offices by Neri&Hu feature raw concrete and angular meeting rooms

Wooden house-shaped volumes are inserted into this office in the attic of a converted industrial building in Shanghai, by Chinese architects Lyndon …

Bamboo cladding surrounds house in the Philippines by Atelier Sacha Cotture

Bamboo poles were used to clad the facade and surrounding walls of this house in the Philippines by Swiss-Filipino studio Atelier Sacha Cotture (+ …

Transparent House Consists of Alternating Levels Connected by Multiple Staircases

Located near Omiya Station in Saitama, Japan, the <i>S-House</i> is a transparent home with an extraordinary, avant-garde geometric structure. Created by Tokyo-based practice Yuusuke Karasawa Architects, the two-story building is split into five levels of wall-less rooms connected by over a dozen …