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Tesla's Super-Battery Could Help Lift an Aircraft Carrier 1,500 Feet

Elon Musk is the closest thing this world has to a real-life Tony Stark. Think about it. He builds cool cars. He builds cool rockets. He builds cool …

Why You Can't Stop Checking Your Facebook Profile

New research suggests regularly checking your Facebook profile doesn’t make you narcissistic—just human.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>How often do you check out your …

Science Says You Shouldn't Answer Work Emails This Weekend

You just got home and you've got some serious plans with your old pal Netflix. Until your eye catches a new email in your work inbox. Though there …

SureMote Turns Your Android Phone Into A Remote For Any Wi-Fi Connected Device At Home

I don’t think I’ve used a remote control in a year. Perhaps several years. They’re cheap. They get lost easily and sometimes you end up with ten of them.<p>But an Israeli company called Tekoia is trying to consolidate those devices through an app called SureMote that links to Wifi-connected home …

Wrap it Up: Neoprene Cable Management

Keep all your unruly cables in check with the OmniMount OECMS Neoprene Cable Management. Instead of a tangled rat’s nest of wires going every which …

Finally, a Hammock for the Office

Unless you work for a dotcom flush with seed money for a concept that you really really believe in but will never actually come to fruition or you …

Pickup Power: Surge Protector with a Portable Battery

Power at home or power to go, you can do it all with Pickup Power. Great for traveling and home, Pickup Power is a surge protector that has a …

Giant Sized Jenga

Get your giant sized Jenga on with the Towering Toppling Timbers Game. This takes it to a whole new (much larger) level. Each piece is 3 times larger …

Great Scott! It's a Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

Great Scott! If my calculations are correct when this sucker reaches 88 mph, you’re going to see some serious sh!t! Take your car… back to the future …

Path Talk update lets you text businesses (sort of)

Path updated their Talk app today, and it brings in one striking feature that might have you using their messaging app. You can now text your …

Apps

Innovative Video Conferencing Platforms Can Help Your Small Business Save Money And Grow

While some businesses struggled with the recent economic downturn, savvy business owners flourished and used tough business conditions to expand …

Small Business

Review: Mixbag Transforming Bag

The nice folks from Mixbag sent us over a sample of their awesome transforming bag to try out and review. What makes this bag unique is that it can …

Is This Bicycle Unstealable?

You don’t need to carry around a big heavy lock for your bicycle when you have this new bicycle design called the Yerka Project. That’s because the …

RunScribe Is A Wearable For Granular Gait Analysis

Do you heel strike or are you a forefoot runner? If you have no idea what that question means this wearable probably isn’t for you. RunScribe is aiming for serious running geeks who want to nerd out over exactly how, where and when their feet connect with the ground — and use that data to improve …

Findster 是一款用于儿童或宠物的免月费 GPS 追踪器

现在市面上有 各种各样 的 GPS 设备, 父母可以用这些设备来定位自己的孩子(或者狗主会用来找回自己走失的爱犬),但是大多数的 GPS 设备都不能胜任追踪的工作,因为它们只依靠蓝牙工作,或者像 FiLIP 儿童智能手表 和 Amber Alert GPS 那样需要收取每月服务费用。现在这个领域出现了一款叫做 Findster 的新设备,它的独特之处在于使用了一种专利的无线电射频技术,能够提供比蓝牙更大的追踪范围,而且不会收取月费。<p>Findster 的创始团队来自葡萄牙,成员包括 Virgílio Bento、David Barroso、Paulo Fonseca、André Ferreira …

This is why people want to watch other people play video games

Amazon agreed to pay just shy of $1 billion for video game streaming site Twitch last night. The service, which originally launched as a spinoff from Justin.tv in 2011, has become so wildly popular that its owner’s major concern has not been how to grow the site, but how to secure sufficient …

How Integrating The Arts Into Hospitals Could Humanize Health Care

With thousands of artworks and hundreds of music performances, Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic is a hospital that feels more like a center of culture–and that’s good for patients and their visitors.<p>If you’ve been sick enough to require hospital admission, you’ll know how sterile hospitals can be. Sterile, …

People now spend most of their digital time on mobile apps

The app world has taken over the great digital attention span, with the U.S. population now spending 52 percent of its “digital time” on mobile apps, according to a Comscore report. Crossing the 50 percent threshold is a pretty important milestone.<p>The Comscore report is filled with data that …

Amazon Expands Its Children’s Programming Lineup

Amazon Studios, the company’s production unit which helps develop feature films and TV series, is expanding its line-up of children’s programming, the company announced this morning. An additional five series are now being greenlit – including three animated shows, and two live-action kids’ pilots. …

BlueAnt Pump Headphones

The Pump Bluetooth headphones are coated with Teflon and have Kevlar shielding, making them waterproof and dust-resistant. Their battery lasts up to …

Headphones

USB Cassette to MP3 Converter

Dust off those old boxes of mixtapes and turn them into digital files with this handy portable gadget which converts your old analog cassettes into …

CleverPet Dog Treat Dispenser

CleverPet helps entertain your dog even when you’re not around. It employs lights and durable rubber touch pads to give your pet increasingly complex …

Nomad Desktop CNC Mill

The Nomad 883 is a compact and user-friendly CNC mill. It lets you engrave, cut and carve wood, brass, aluminum, plastics and more. It plugs into …

Printing

Tinitell Wristphone

A wearable smartphone designed for children. Tinitell lets kids call and answer calls simply by pressing its large button and saying the name of the …

Wearable Tech

Coin Payment Card (Demo)

If you’re wondering if the much-anticipated Coin electronic payment card is as easy to use as it looks in its commercial, see for yourself. Coin CEO …

Cryptocurrency

iStick USB Drive

Despite its tacky name, the iStick provides much needed storage for iOS device users. Its a USB drive with an integrated Lightning connector to …

Otto GIF Camera

Next Thing Co.’s Otto is a camera that can take short videos and send them to your mobile device as .GIFs. It also has a variety of filters and other …

GIF Animations

ANTVR Virtual Reality Kit

This promising virtual reality system can be used with HDTVs, gaming consoles, PCs and anything that has an HDMI output. It also has a clever …

CreoPop 3D Printing Pen

Unlike other 3D printing pens, the kid-friendly CreoPop doesn’t have a hazardous heating element. It uses UV light to cool and solidify its ink. It …