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10 Ski Resorts with the Deepest Snow in America

These ski-and-snowboard meccas lure adventurers seeing ultra-deep powder and runs off the beaten track.<p>January 2017 was a month to remember for skiers and snowboarders. Thanks to effects from La Nina and other factors, ski resorts around the West have been breaking records all season.<p>The snow got …

Downtown L.A. Restaurants: A Beginner's Guide

Faith & Flower<p><b>A special occasion: Faith & Flower</b><br>Ever inch of Faith & Flower's design is impressive. From the chandeliers to the green glassware to …

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'Alan Wake' sequel hinted in trademark filing

<i>Quantum Break</i> is a little more than a month away, but already fans are speculating about a possible sequel to <i>Alan Wake</i>, the last big game from developer Remedy Entertainment. A trademark application for "Alan Wake's Return" was spotted by a user on the gaming forum Neogaf, pointing to another …

The best fast food in America

The results are in, and we're ready to unveil the best fast food in America.<p>More than 1,400 Business Insider readers took the survey.<p>We have winners for categories including burger, french fries, chicken nuggets, pizza, and more.<p>Thanks for voting!

Mattel’s $300 3D printer lets you design and create your own toys

The printer itself is aimed at children aged 13 and up, reports <i>USA Today</i>, and has a few safety features to keep kids from 3D printing themselves any wounds. The device's doors lock automatically when it's in use, and <i>Toyland</i> notes that the printing head retracts when it's not working, keeping …

Startup Afero Wants To Own The Net-Connected Gadget World

Apple, Google, and Microsoft vets have a plan to connect fitness bands, smart lights, online fridges, and other “Internet of Things” devices.<p>Fitness bands, smart door locks, “learning” thermostats, connected refrigerators, smart TVs—they’re all part of the Internet of Things (IoT). But bringing …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2015

We began our 2015 Best Towns competition with a bracket of 64 favorites, then let you vote until one dream burg emerged. Here, we present the 16 finalists—the places you say are the top spots in the country to work, run, eat, sail, paddle, drink, ride, and climb. The winner? A southern gem that …

Dentists will soon be able to 3D print you a new tooth in minutes

Watching advancements in 3D printing technology can seem like watching science fiction—impressive, but ultimately out of reach and arguably bearing little relevance in daily life.<p>But with the announcement of a breakthrough technology that accelerates 3D printing speeds by a factor of up to 100, you …

3D Printing

Startup behind the Lambo of vaporizers just launched an intelligent e-cigarette

Surprise, it's a rectangle<p>The office for Pax Labs, the San Francisco company behind the stylish and popular Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, is located in the same building as the headquarters for Burning Man. Sometimes the two tenants have joint happy hours and the Burners help out with costumes. It's "a …

Sustainable Food in the City: 10 Smart Urban Farm Designs

The world’s largest indoor farm has already proven just how amazingly successful food production can be outside of standard agricultural setups, and …

Here's another high-speed 3D printer that creates objects in minutes

If Carbon3D's capability to print out objects 25 to 100 times faster than usual is the reason why you <i>can't wait</i> for it to come out, then you'll love this machine, too. An Australian company has announced it's also working on a super speedy printer called Gizmo 3D. It creates objects out of liquid …

21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

Matthias Jung's surreal homes – in pictures

German graphic designer Matthias Jung first constructed “surreal homes” as a boy, using scissors and glue in his father’s photo lab. In January, he resurrected this childhood project and created a series of dreamlike and structurally impossible collages with Photoshop. “Working with this program is …

Watch a new 3D printing technique create intricate objects from a pool of goo

3D printing is stuck in a bit of a rut. There are companies trying to push the technology beyond the trinket market, but many of the existing printers are slow, jam often, and don’t always make perfect copies. One new printer introduced at the TED conference may have the answer.<p>Most existing …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Startups

Springtime for appliances and the smart home: A look ahead (pictures)

How I turned my Xbox's Kinect into a wondrous motion-capture device

When Microsoft started selling a basic Xbox One package without a Kinect V2 for $100 less, the result was unequivocal: Sales took off. Most gamers can take or leave the ubiquitous depth camera, because it just <i>isn't as useful</i> for gaming as, say, the Wii controller. It <i>is</i> indispensable for certain …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Unity 5 Will Bring More 3D Games to Your Browser

Unity has announced the latest version of its game development system, which features a new 64-bit editor and the ability to export titles to the Web that don’t require browser plugins to run.<p>In Unity 5, developers will find a preview of the WebGL exporter that takes advantage of the WebGL graphics …

9 Giant Lego Animals

You can jazz up your garden in lots of ways: A bench; a tasteful birdbath; a storm-resistant lawn gnome.<br>Or a bison that’s the size of an NBA player and is made of 45,143 Legos.<p>Artist Sean Kenney’s solo exhibition, <i>Nature Connects</i>, is touring botanical gardens and zoos all over the U.S. It features …

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YC-Backed Lumi Will Help You Customize Anything (Literally, Anything) On The Cheap

Customization pretty much comes standard in today’s online world. but when it comes to offline goods, we are still limited in many ways by the designs chosen by manufacturers. 3D printing has done its part in changing that, but a new YC-backed company, Lumi, is looking to offer a different set of …

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

Pebble’s smartstraps are a big deal and bad news for Apple

One of the biggest criticisms of the Apple Watch, even before its officially launched, is the limited number of sensors built into the device. That’s why I suspect there’ll be some sore heads in Cupertino today after Pebble announced its plan for smartstraps.<p>After launching its color screen Pebble …

Sols aims to disrupt Dr. Scholl’s with $11M and 3D-printed insoles

Sols, a company that hopes to change the way you walk with 3D-printed insoles, has secured $11.1 million in funding from Founders Fund, Lux Capital, Tenaya Capital, and Melo7 Tech Partners.<p>Led by founder Kegan Schouwenburg, Sols only distributes its custom insoles in partnership with doctors — for …

Wearable Tech

With A $60M Revenue Run Rate, ClassPass May Be The Next Uber

TechCrunch has secured financial information about ClassPass, the TechStars-backed startup that offers unlimited access to various fitness classes for a flat monthly fee. As it stands now, our sources report that ClassPass is tracking to a $60 million revenue run rate for 2015, a run rate that has …