Johan Benesch

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Taking portraits at night without a flash: A Guide to Night Photography

Rating:<p>3.67 based on 3 Ratings<p>June 12, 2017 By Taya Ivanova<p>Taking portraits at night without a flash www.sleeklens.com<p>For many of us portrait …

Dark Energy May Just Be Fluctuations in The Vacuum of Space

Of all the questions that plague scientists, the reason for the universe's expansion might be the most perplexing. Why distant galaxies aren't just …

A smart home mega sensor can track what goes on in a room

Creating a smart home currently requires either linking every connected device one-by-one or adding sensor tags to old appliances to make a cohesive IoT network, but there might be an easier way. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon developed a concept for a hub that, when plugged into an electrical …

The Real Difference Between Google And Apple

Google and Apple are both hyper-successful companies, but chart their patents, and they have completely different innovation signatures.<p>Steve Jobs has been granted 347 patents in the past decade, many awarded posthumously. By contrast, Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page only have a combined 27 …

Withings Steel HR review: A hybrid smartwatch with heart

The era of clunky, chunky fitness-tracking bands isn’t quite behind us, but a new crop of trackers prove you don’t have to pick between health and …

Wearable Tech

Researchers prove that smartwatches know you’re sick even before you do

Smartwatches are normally touted for their ability to track our activity, count steps, and log our heart rate during a morning run, but the devices …

Wearable Tech

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

There’s a revolution happening in electricity. Utilities need to keep up.

A conversation on the future of the power sector.<p>Electric utilities increasingly find themselves at war with their own customers. Homeowners and commercial building owners have all sorts of new choices for how to generate, store, and manage their own electricity — solar panels, home batteries, …

A New Fitness Tracker That Actually Uses Science

Most fitness trackers are nothing but glorified step counters. They set an arbitrary goal, and when you’ve taken enough steps to meet it, you are proclaimed healthy. This is dumb. Different steps require different amounts of energy, depending on incline and altitude, as well as the height, weight, …

Fitness Technology

Thomas Leuthard Uses the #KodakEktra for Street Photography

Street Photographer Thomas Leuthard recently collaborated with Kodak on a special video using the Kodak Ektra–the company’s newest smartphone they’re …

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

How safe is your smart home? 4 best devices that will shield your house against hackers

Protect your smart home against all threats using these smart home firewall protection devices.<p>It's a whole new era for technology. People are …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Xiaomi Just Unveiled Its Latest Wearable: The Mi Band 2

It’s best known for its smartphones but Xiaomi is also investing heavily in the wearables space, and on Thursday unveiled its third fitness tracker, the Mi Band 2.<p>The gadget includes an OLED display that shows the time, step count and heart rate and costs 149 RMB or $23.<p>Xiaomi first released a …

Wearable Tech

What If Google’s Modular Phone Powered All Your Gadgets?

Seymourpowell designed the first real modular phone on the market. Next up? Modular everything, using a Google platform.<p>Google’s Project Ara is among its most ambitious projects. It imagines an open-source phone that allows you to swap in special components–think glucose monitors or environmental …

Stick-On Lenses Turn Your Phone Camera Into a Microscope

Lens accessories for smartphones are by no means a new idea, but they’re often clunky, awkward to use, and far from something you’d want to try and …

What will be the future of Responsible Research and Innovation?

The RRI Tools External Experts Meeting held on 19-20 November 2015 in Brussels was also the occasion for RRI Tools and its guests to think about what …

Innovation

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Exercise