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Within the Next Decade, You Could Be Living in a Post-Smartphone World

The Way of the Beeper<p>One day, not too soon — but still sooner than you think — the smartphone will all but vanish, the way beepers and fax machines …

Augmented Reality

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

Artificially Intelligent Robot Tells Creator It Will Keep Humans "In a People Zoo"

<b>Android Dick is a robot created in the likeness of the science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick.</b> Android Dick is an attempt to create thinking and …

"Blobs!" from 1952 Mad Magazine | The Art of Manliness

When I was 11 or so, my family made our annual road trip from OKC to Albuquerque to see my grandpa for Thanksgiving. We stopped at a Stucky’s on I-40 …

Google just showed us one area where it's miles ahead of Apple

Arguably the most exciting announcement at Google I/O was the introduction of Google on Tap: A more advanced version of Google Now that can actually anticipate what you need before you ask.<p>It does this by assessing the information on your phone to pull up relevant bits of data, such as locations, …

How Mobile Tech and Social Media Are Merging to Change the Shopping Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Evolving commercial platforms are constantly challenging retailers. It wasn’t all that long ago that Mom and Pop stores and cottage industries gave way to department stores. Then independent department stores amalgamated with malls. Enter …

A Better Way to Dispense Butter, Whether at the Stove or the Table

The Butter Boss is like Chapstick for the chapped lips that are your toast or frying pan<p>You know when you see a new product design and think "Wow …

Robots are coming for your job: Amazon, McDonald’s and the next wave of dangerous capitalist “disruption”

<b>(Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Says one builder: “Our device isn’t meant to make employees more efficient. It’s meant to completely obviate them”<p>Martin Ford<p>May 10, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future”<p>In the United States and other advanced …

IBM’s Watson Wants To Help Pick A Therapist For You

Gone are the days of physically taking yourself to a new therapist and hoping it’s a good match. IBM is working with text therapy startup Talkspace to help find the best therapist for you within its list of online counseling specialists. But it could also help the IBM Watson computer to make …

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

Driverless car finishes 3,400 mile cross-country trip

Phew! It took nine days, crossed 3,400 miles and touched 15 cities but the first coast-to-coast trip by a driverless car is complete.<p>The trek started at the Golden Gate Bridge and ended in midtown Manhattan on Thursday. It was organized by auto parts maker Delphi (DLPH) to test its automated …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Apple founder: 'Computers will take over from humans'

Engineering genius Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, has warned that artificially intelligent computers will take over from humans and that the future is “scary and very bad for people”<p>The co-founder of Apple who designed the company’s first computers in the 1970s has warned that …

Don't Relax: Uncomfortability Is The New Convenience

To stop humanity from turning into useless, pleasure-seeking blobs, some designers are abandoning the quest to make everything easy, and introducing a little extra difficulty into our lives.<p>When you step into the “Intervator“–a hacked elevator in Essen, Germany–and push a button for the fifth …

What will happen when the internet of things becomes artificially intelligent?

When Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all agree on something, it’s worth paying attention.<p>All three have warned of the potential dangers that artificial intelligence or AI can bring. The world’s foremost physicist, Hawking said that the full development of artificial intelligence (AI) …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

This router can power your devices wirelessly from 15 feet away

Wireless charging hasn't really set the world on fire. Since the Palm Pre first introduced us to the idea at CES 2009, a few companies have added similar functionality to their phones and smartwatches. Power without wires is undoubtedly useful, but none of the solutions have ever set our devices …

'60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness, From Google To Congress

While the world is getting more and more technologically connected, a lot of people seem to be feeling more mentally disconnected—from others, and from themselves.<p>“I’m on mobile devices all day long,” said Anderson Cooper on tonight’s <i>60 Minutes</i> (which you can watch here). “I feel like I could go …

5 FUTURE FORECASTS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD - h+ Media

• authors Gray Scott<p>When I tell people that I’m a technology futurist and a philosopher, the first thing they ask is “what’s a technology futurist?”<p>I …

City of the future sinks into the ocean

Japanese firm devises plan for an Ocean Spiral community that descends nine miles to the seabed<p>With dry land increasingly at a premium, a Japanese construction company has come up with a plan to sink a spiralling city into the depths of our oceans.<p>Each Ocean Spiral will be home to about 5,000 …

NASA eyes crew deep sleep option for Mars mission

A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.<p>The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astronauts’ metabolic functions with existing medical procedures. Torpor also can occur naturally in cases of …

We Need Illumination Everywhere

Light tabs that you can tear off just like a pill on a strip – that is what the Enlighten Self-setting OLED Sticker is all about. This innovative …

The Smart Home Is Going To Be A Huge Boon To Accessibility

I reach for the iPhone tucked down the side of my wheelchair and launch the Hive app. After a couple more taps on the screen, there’s an audible click from across the room. A few seconds later, I hear the boiler sparking up before the central heating finally kicks in. It’s a familiar sound, but …

El Peᅢᄆon De Guatape Is The Most Epic Way To 'Take The Stairs'

Sometimes, it's best to take the stairs.<p>Such is the case at El Peᅢᄆon de Guatape, a monolithic, 10-million-ton rock in the Colombian backwoods. After a group of friends scaled the rock in the 1950s using nothing but a wooden plank, someone got the bright idea to build a staircase of about 600 …

Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface

Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but efficiency has been a problem; researchers were happy to get one percent just a couple of years ago. At last, though, it looks like viable paint-on power is close at hand. A team at the University of …

Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is 'potentially more dangerous than nukes'

If the robots take over, at least Elon Musk will be able to say "I told you so." The billionaire inventor loves to make the impossible possible, but he is deeply afraid of artificial intelligence (AI). On Twitter this weekend, Musk said that "we need to be super careful with AI," adding that they …