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Here's How to Make Super-Cool Magnetic Slime in Your Own Kitchen

Try this one at home.<p>There are plenty of science experiments you can't safely try from the comfort of your own home, so it's pretty exciting when you …

Kids

Meet the first beautiful E-bike from the future

Every time you think of the words ‘electric bike’ you probably think of something unattractive, with a huge bulky battery. E-bikes, or electric bikes, have traditionally been heavy, ugly, overpriced or all three of these things.<p>Amsterdam-based VanMoof plans to change that with its new ‘Electrified …

twin-turbo Lambo Huracan runs a 7.8sec quarter-mile

You’ve probably heard of a North Carolina tuning outfit called Underground Racing. Instead of dedicating themselves to making the world’s …

North Carolina

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Social Sciences

Particle accelerator: off-roading in the insane Ariel Nomad

Creators of the Atom produce an all-terrain super-buggy. Ollie Marriage gets muddy<p>Guilt, that’s what I’m feeling now. Mud is arcing into the cockpit. …

Special Forces

Hidden portrait painted beneath Mona Lisa, French scientist claims

Andrew Graham-Dixon, who made the BBC documentary, said he had no doubt that "this is definitely one of the stories of the century".<p>"There will …

Art

Mokacam claims to be 'the world's smallest 4K camera' and a 'GoPro Killer'

If you think there are enough action cameras on the market already, Raymond Wang doesn’t want to hear it. That’s because he and his award-winning …

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

DARPA Is Getting Closer to an Iron Man Suit

They've tested the bionic arms and legs. Now they'll see which ones work together in a unified suit.<p>The Army doesn't have an Iron Man suit. Yet. But the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Warrior Web program is a step closer to developing a soft, low-powered exosuit that will augment …

Specialized Turbo: Life With an eBike

As a fan of all things go-fast, I approached a test of the Specialized Turbo eBike with some measured skepticism. After all, isn't it easy to distrust something called "Turbo" that's not actually driven by a turbo, let alone an internal combusion engine?<p>This wasn't my first test of an eBike (that …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Meet hereO: A colorful GPS watch with kids in mind

Have you ever seen a parent walking around with their child attached to a leash and thought, <i>there has to be a better way?</i> So has hereO, a family …

Maybe It's Time You Broke Up With Some of Your Technology

Sometimes, a service or piece of technology falls out of favor with its user. Perhaps it stops working properly; maybe small niggles become …

Braven launches 855s, a $300 rugged competitor to the Big Jambox

Watch out, Jawbone; looks like Braven's continuing its assault against the Big Jambox by releasing another comparable Bluetooth speaker... but this time, it can get wet and take some bruises. Similar to its predecessor, the 850, model 855s is a 20W speaker encased in aluminum and can charge …