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Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

These smart shoes vibrate to point you in the right direction

One of the best uses for wearable technology is to help you get around without being hunched over your smartphone. Google Glass and smartwatches do this, but you're still staring at a screen instead of enjoying the scenery. That's all set to change thanks to an Indian company that wants to put …

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark. Or if all your furnishings could move out of your way as you walk through a room. These thoughts could one day become reality through research being conducted at the Swiss Federal Institute of …

No Glasses Needed: Prototype Smartphone Display Accounts For Your Bad Vision

People with vision problems, rejoice: A team from Microsoft, U.C. Berkeley, and MIT has created an experimental screen technology that would allow you to view your devices clearly without your glasses. The technology is still far from a commercial product, but the prototype–which uses an iPod …

You Can Now Sip Sushi With Vaporized Cuisine Technology

But whereas the legendary Catalan chef focused on the food itself, Edwards is re-imagining the tools and processes used to consume the food.<p>In his case, Le Whaf and whaffing: a technology the Harvard professor invented that creates food vapor which is inhaled through a special, truncated …

Inventions

This Electric Bicycle Could Be The Future Of Transportation

The bike wasn't just moving, it was <i>pushing</i>, adding extra propulsion to my own pedaling, giving me a boost with every revolution of the pedals. Faster than expected, I reached the end of a quiet block leaning into a corner. I took a straightaway for a few blocks and pushed 20 miles an hour without …

Electric Bikes

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27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

10 Great Tips To Make Your Life Easier And More Enjoyable

There are numerous benefits in simplifying your life. You will have more time to spend with friends and family, there will be less stress in your …

How Curiosity Diminishes Monotony

Creative people such as writers, musicians, directors, and designers like to talk about “the muse.” This entity hearkens back to Greek mythology to …

15 Quotes to Help You Smash Negative Thinking! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Negative thinking is definitely one of the biggest problems a lot of us suffer from.<p>Ironically, the more you try to rationalize it, the more you tend …

Motivation