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15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

Virtual Reality

Mini Arduino CNC

This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC using Arduino UNO. You can use it to mill thin wood, different foams or …

Arduino

This Little Boy With Down Syndrome Can Fly Thanks to His Loving Dad

When photographer Alan Lawrence discovered that his youngest son had down syndrome, he realized that this little guy would need just a little more …

Headset offers virtual reality you can control with your hands

In the last few months we've seen virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift cleverly paired with the Leap Motion gesture controller to deliver a …

Inexpensive new depth-sensing camera could outperform the Kinect

Although the Microsoft Kinect was designed first and foremost for gaming, the fact that it's a cheap but reliable depth-sensing camera has led to its …

iPad Holograms are Here!

The first of its kind, the Holocube HC Tablet turns your iPad Air 2 into a holographic projector you can use at home. Its magic lies in a transparent …

IPad Air

This is Gonna Be Big

The latest and greatest since the selfie-stick, Stesco is the first peripheral add-on that allows you to make high-quality 3D stereoscopic photos …

Pint-Sized Projector

The “internet of things” is an absolute phenomenon. Everything you see now is connecting to the internet. Smart shoes that track your movements, …

Industrial Design

Virtual Reality Is 1,000X Better When You Can See Your Own Hands

This video comes from PewDiePie, who has become one of the most prolific and popular (and profitable) YouTubers on the planet by streaming video games.<p>This video shows the first time he paired an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset with the Leap Motion Controller, which can sense your hands and …

Virtual Reality

Iconic Album Covers Extended To Give You The Bigger Picture

During their heyday vinyl album covers gave artists and illustrators a lot of room to play and experiment with.<p>For many, the physical artwork was …

Make Any Surface Multitouch!

Touch+ is the all-in-one personal companion for any computer that lets you control from ANY surface… even the water while you’re taking a bath! No …

How to Make Italian Ice at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

A Lithium Ion Supercapacitor Battery

Lithium ion supercapacitors. No, not lithium ion batteries, and yes, they’re a real thing. While they’re astonishingly expensive per Farad, they are …

DIY Confetti Bowl for You to Try!

<b>Images Source: sharehomedesign</b><p>Here is a fun project that you can use for your kids activity time. This will not only provide your kids with a fun …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Kay Michael’s Quilted Biker Jacket by Boda Skins

Girly meets biker chic.<p>Material: 100% Premium Napa Sheepskin.<p>Grain: Full Grain Leather.<p>Hardware: Steel (Silver).<p>Pockets: 3 outside (Zipped).<p>Lining: …

Paris Window Wall Decal

A vinyl wall decal that will make you feel as though you are in Paris, enjoying a nice bottle of wine while overlooking the Eiffel Tower.<p>Decorative …

Beyond step-counting: The future of wearables

Makers of wearables are looking for new things to track about your body, even if they need to poke inside it.<p>Wearables are gearing up to land on different parts of your body and measure things far beyond the step count that their developers say will be far more actionable.<p>My previous column about …

Wearable Tech

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. …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

Information overload: I know too much to program quickly. What can I do? | Ars Technica

It's not always a good problem to have.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles and</i> …

Automating Layouts Bring Flipboard’s Magazine Style To Web And Windows

Good layout design frames a story and impacts how you are informed by the content. For example, in the hallways of Sports Illustrated, editors hang up every page of the print edition to be reviewed and manually tweaked before publication.<p>When you read Flipboard, articles and photographs are laid …

Visualizing How Sorting Algorithms Work Is as Good as Any Art

We don't need to tell you that data can be beautiful—but the process of putting it in order can look pretty darn good, too. A new site called SORTING …

Studio Wrap

The Nike Studio Wrap is crafted to help women make the most of workouts typically done in bare feet. I am talking about yoga and the likes. Designed …

How To Think Critically About Video Games

My kids and I have been playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for last few days.<p>I downloaded it to the WiiU and I told my kids that I needed them to help me review a new game. This is not a review. Forbes already did a review of the new Donkey Kong game. Bottom line: great graphics, good …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …