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Rephone lets you hack a cellular radio into anything

Give a dog a phone<p>Yesterday at the Maker Faire in New York, we had a chance to check out the Rephone, a clever little project that comprises a bunch of modules that let you cobble together your own tiny little cell phone. Actually, making a cute little cardboard-encased phone is the least …

Red Bull says VW deal in F1 now 'up in smoke'

The Volkswagen diesel scandal will likely have long-term repercussions, reverberating across the industry potentially for years to come – the likes of which we're only beginning to discover. And that could include Formula One.<p>Now if you're thinking that VW doesn't compete in F1, you're right. Even …

Comcast's 2Gbps internet costs $300 per month with huge install fees

Incredible speeds don't come cheap<p>Comcast's faster-than-Google Fiber internet was always going to be expensive, and now the company has officially revealed just how much 2Gbps will cost you: $300 monthly. Gigabit Pro is what Comcast calls its fastest-ever consumer broadband tier, which offers twice …

June 2015

Review: Can’t Get Much Dummer Than Dumb and Dumber To

I wish I could put as little thought into writing about <i>Dumb and Dumber To</i> as the Farrelly brothers did in making it.<p>Or maybe Peter and Bobby honed …

Scientists make an invisibility cloak using off-the-shelf optical lenses

Most invisibility cloaks require fairly exotic technology to work, such as fiber optics or light-altering metamaterials. That's not very practical, especially since the illusion still tends to break when you move. The University of Rochester may have a far more realistic solution, however -- it has …

The Big Picture: That's no moon, that's a movie theater

What do you do after you've retired from running the Official Star Wars fan club and magazine? You recreate the iconic space opera in your own home, of course -- at least that's what Vic Wertz and Lisa Stevens did. Not only is the above home theater a stunning tribute to George Lucas' films, but it …

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The mystery of a Toyota Stout pickup and an around-the-world honeymoon

Ivan Shkirev bought an old truck and wound up with an enigma and a mission.<p>Ivan Shkirev wasn't looking to get neck-deep in a car project, but now he's got a rusted-out Toyotpet Stout, a mystery on his hands, and an around-the-world journey to recreate.<p>I spoke to Shkierev over the phone to figure …