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Not Your Mama’s Washer-Dryer

Annie is a bedraggled bachelor’s best friend! It’s almost half the size of standard washing machines and completely portable, making it perfect for a …

Hands On With The Motorola 360: As Beautiful As Promised

Here at Google I/O today, the company announced that the Moto 360 will be available later this summer, but we managed to find a Moto 360 on the conference floor and spent a few minutes with it.<p>It’s as beautiful as it looked in the very first promotional shots; the screen on the 360 is stunning, …

Splendid 3D Fighter Jets by Anders Lejczak

Real war is a terrible thing, but without any doubt fighter jets are beautiful, flying beasts. From the oldies to modern jets, it's hard not to …

What you need to know about 3D printing

Dutch designer Iris van Herpen used one to send collections down the runway. Mink hopes you'll rely on one to create custom makeup at home. Andrey Rudenko is optimistic that he can use one to help him build his next home. And soon we'll create new human organs with them.<p>The mysterious agent of …

The Future of Computer Intelligence Is Everything but Artificial

­Despite a flood of Sunday morning hype, it’s questionable whether computers crossed an artificial intelligence threshold last weekend. However, the …

QuickCoin app lets you send Bitcoins to Facebook friends

I know, I know, another Bitcoin startup story. But wait; this one is different.<p>A San Francisco-based startup called QuickCoin is getting some attention for creating a simple way to send Bitcoins to people on Facebook. That’s a new spin.<p>I watched as the company’s chief technology officer, William …

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Is Real, And It Looks Like A Tiny Bubble-Car

Aw, look, it’s smiling at us. Nice autonomous car!<p>We’ve known Google has been working on self-driving cars for awhile now, but all of a sudden, the project is real: last night, Google revealed a working prototype of its self-driving car. It’s a two-seater that looks something like a mashup of a …

Learn To Be A Roboticist—In Your Undies

You don't even have to get out of bed.<p>Mastering robots in the company of professors doesn’t require a classroom. Or even pants. EdX, a remote-learning site run by Harvard and MIT, offers dozens of free online courses, including one called Autonomous Mobile Robots. We audited a class to see what it …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

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When Disaster Strikes, This Bike Generator Will Give Me Power [Video]

Pedaling consistently churned out about 150 watts.<p>Copper wire ties modern civilization together, but it is fragile thread. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy bathed miles of the electrical conductor in saltwater, severing my Brooklyn neighborhood from the grid. Lower Manhattan—a dense concentration of …

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The Week In Drones: Netflix Delivers By Quadcopter, New Drone Law In Utah, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Coal Ash Spill Estimated</b><p>On February 2nd, a Duke Energy coal ash dump in Eden, N.C., ruptured. A large amount of …

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Google Is Lobbying States To Kill Restrictions On Wearing Glass While Driving

The Google Glass driving ticket was just the start. Though San Diego resident Cecilia Abadie’s citation for distracted driving was thrown out, at least eight states are considering regulation against wearing Glass while driving. In turn, the search giant is lobbying at least three states to stop …

How Autodesk Helped Create An Incredible New Technique For 3-D Printing Metal In Midair

Autodesk and designer Joris Laarman are introducing the next wave in manufacturing: large-scale, affordable, digitally fabricated metal structures.<p>We can 3-D print myriad plastic goods, fabric for apparel, burritos, candy, and perhaps in the not-so-distant future, human organs. Metal–the material …

Google to Glassholes: Stop it

It's hard being misunderstood.<p>Sometimes you have to ask yourself: "Is it these desperate ingrates who don't see my genius? Or might it be me?"<p>Why did this thought enter my troubled day? Oh, because Google has just released a guide to help its Explorers behave.<p>In the past, Google has been happy to …

There Is Snow on the Ground in 49 U.S. States Right Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Damn it, Florida: We almost had a magical thing going on here, then you had to ruin it by remaining …

Shiny And New: World's Largest Solar Plant Opens In California

The world's largest solar power plant, made up of thousands of mirrors focusing the sun's energy, has officially started operations in the Mojave Desert, just inside southeastern California near the border with Nevada.<p>The $2.2 billion, 400-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which …

Out of the 'Shadows': Pot Sellers Can Now Do Business With Banks

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration issued new rules Friday intended to ease the concerns of banks wanting to deal with businesses that legally sell marijuana, something the nation's banks have so far declined to do.<p>The rules, issued by the Treasury and Justice Departments, are intended to "move …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

Renault's Off-Roader Concept Launches a Drone Out of Its Roof

Forget taco-copters or same-day shipping – drones are the perfect companion for off-roaders. They can scout locations, keep tabs on terrain, and when …

This Chair Is Supposed To Look Like A Fat Person’s Flesh

Augh! Sometimes I really wish designers would stop showing so much skin. Last week, it was human flesh typography. This week it’s human flesh furniture, a student project called, appropriately, the Flesh Chair.<p>Nanna Kiil, a design student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, created the chair …

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Read This Before Zapping Your Brain

Have you bought your transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) head-set yet? You've heard of this, right? It's a device with electrodes that zap …

Flex Shelf: A Transforming Shelf From Story Store

These days, we’re all about customization, and Flex Shelf, designed by Story Store, gives you exactly that. Not only does it provide storage for your …

Spy Your Enemy with Parrot Minidrone Quadricopter

Spying your enemy or your crush has been made easier thanks to <b>Parrot MiniDrone</b>, an award winning spy gadget. It’s a cool wireless handset accessory …

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iOS 7.1 Beta 4 May Be Released to Developers Tomorrow

Apple may be close to releasing iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers, according to a report by <i>BGR</i>. The new beta is reportedly in the hands of testing partners and is slated to be released to developers as soon as tomorrow. The beta will be the fourth of a reported six planned developer builds for iOS …