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Charming Italian town will pay you to move there

Ever dreamt of packing it all in and moving to Italy to eat pasta, drink wine and be romanced by tall, dark and handsome strangers? And in this dream …

Italy

Snap up this darling caboose home for $52K

Get your tiny home dreams back on track<p>Meet Side Trak, a 1910-built train caboose that chugged along for more than 60 years in Southern New England on the Central Vermont's line before finally being converted into a sweet family retreat in 1974. The cozy 228-square-foot home is now on the market …

New Hampshire

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

Google Maps Stopped Showing Distance As Calories And Cupcakes Because People Haaaated It

UPDATE: Google Maps is removing a feature that told you how many "mini cupcakes" you'd burn if you walked.<p>The calorie count shows up on the map if the driving directions you've requested cover a short distance. If you already have walking selected, the calories are shown in the step-by-step …

NVIDIA introduces a computer for level 5 autonomous cars

At the center of many of the semi-autonomous cars currently on the road is NVIDIA hardware. Once automakers realized that GPUs could power their latest features, the chipmaker, best known for the graphics cards that make your games look outstanding, became the darling of the car world.<p>But while …

HP Enterprise let Russia read source code for the Pentagon's cybersecurity systems

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has allowed the Russian government to review the source code of its ArcSight cyber defense software. This software …

This 'All You Can Fly' Pass Gets You Unlimited Flights to Paris for a Year

You'll be in business class, too.<p>In the never-ending battle between quality and quantity, we refuse to pick a side. And French boutique airline La …

Air Travel

6 AI-Powered Tools All Entrepreneurs Need to Run Their Business

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools can help you better your business. Here are the ones you should try.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are now available to entrepreneurs via a broad …

Artificial Intelligence

The Story Behind That Viral ‘Distracted Boyfriend’ Meme Photo

One of the hottest memes this year is the “Distracted Boyfriend,” also known as “Man Looking at Other Woman.” It shows a man looking backward, …

Google Trends

Astronaut: NASA discovery sparks my dream of intelligent life beyond Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA announced this week exciting results from a spacecraft observing Saturn's moon Enceladus and Jupiter's moon Europa. Equipment on the Cassini probe detected some of the required conditions and building blocks for life on both moons.<p>For those like myself, who thrill at any discovery that …

Astronomy

A beginner’s guide to start that Ryzen build you were planning

AMD’s new CPU is ready, are you?<p>The dust has settled, the reviews are out, the BIOSes are patched (somewhat), and AMD's new Ryzen CPU is a serious contender to be the heart of your next PC. To that end, I’ve put together some advice on how to build a PC with this new AMD architecture, which I hope …

Computer Hardware

US Homeland Security is so secure even its own staff can't log in

Nothing like a post-holiday IT cockupUS Department of Homeland Security staff returning to work on Tuesday after the Presidents' Day holiday have …

Four Disruptive 'Cyber Trends' At RSA

As an industry analyst and Forbes contributor who writes about digital transformation, I am always looking for stories of disruption. Attending last week’s massive RSA cybersecurity conference gave me the opportunity to speak with a few dozen of the most disruptive vendors among the thousands at …

Flecks of "solar glitter" can make almost anything solar powered

A solar technology invented years ago at Sandia National Laboratories has gotten a step closer to being on the market and that should make you pretty …

An AI can use Google Street View to help you decide where to move

Machine learning is at its best when there’s way too much information for any human to comb through manually, like making high-volume stock trades or surfacing the best posts from hundreds of friends on Facebook.<p>Now one Estonia-based startup, Teleport, is using this idea, coupled with images from …

Machine Learning

Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump | The panel

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?

Donald Trump

The US has been downgraded to a 'flawed democracy'

Although the report's publication comes shortly after the election of President Donald Trump, the EIU analysts write that the US was not downgraded because of him. Rather, they argue, his surprise election was an <i>effect</i> of the underlying causes that led the EIU to downgrade the US.<p>According to the …

Before you start a company, answer these questions

A few months ago, a friend called me excitedly to share a startup idea. He was an investor’s dream entrepreneur: engineering undergrad with an MBA from MIT, worked at Google, and literally wrote a book on the core tech behind his startup. He launched a product, was getting a little attention, and …

Preserving Bodies in a Deep Freeze: 50 Years Later

(Inside Science) -- Early in the 1960s, a group of enthusiasts advanced the concept of freezing humans as soon as they die, in hopes of reviving them …

Microsoft HoloLens Review: Winning The Reality Wars

Like many, I followed the coverage of CES from the Las Vegas Convention Center as the world’s tech giants showed off the principles and ideas that will be driving the industry forwards over the next year and beyond. The rise of various realities – be they mixed, virtual, actual, augmented or …

Augmented Reality

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

Physics

Photos: Move over Google Earth, this 3D map shows our world in razor-sharp detail | ZDNet

TanDEM-X and TerraSAR-X in formation flight<p>These incredibly accurate maps of Earth have been produced by twin satellites orbiting about 120 meters …

Google Earth

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Public Speaking

Gear of the Year: Spring/Summer 2016

Adventure<p>Slip into a new hiking boot, and you can feel the freedom of the trail even miles from the trailhead. Grip new handlebars, and the wind practically whistles in your ear right there in the bike shop. Stuff isn’t going to make you happy, but it’s going to make the activities that make you …

Camping

The motorized luggage you can ride | The Star

The road warrior might have a new chariot.<p>A new Indiegogo campaign has launched for the Modobag, a motorized piece of smart luggage on which …

Dual Axis Solar Tracker with Online Energy Monitor

[Bruce Helsen] built this dual axis solar tracker as one of his final projects for school.As can be experimentally verified in a very short …

Here's how much money it actually costs to launch stuff into space

The mission marks part of a new era for NASA, which stopped flying its space shuttles in 2011 — and has since turned to the private sector for help in shipping crucial supplies to and from the ISS, and ideally at a lower cost than ever before.<p>But have space shipping costs since fallen?<p>To find out, …