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Mount your iPhone 6 inside any car with Logitech’s new Protection+ case

The overhauled design of iPhone 6 has slowed third party accessory makers to a crawl. We’ve seen a variety of docks and ultra-thin cases from smaller outfits, but name-brand companies are taking an exceptionally long time to bring iPhone 6/Plus accessories to market. Originally released for the …

12. Log In With Facial Recognition

It's close to a year since the PlayStation 4 was released in the West, and those 11 or so months have gone about as well as Sony could have hoped. …

PlayStation

DNA Sanitizer Will Wipe Your Identity Off Everything You Touch

Not just for hit men, these evidence-destroying sprays will protect you in a world where everyone wants to know your genetic code.<p>A new kind of sanitizer spray kills more than just bacteria. Artist and technologist Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s “Invisible” line aims to wipe all traces of personhood from …

FYI: What Is The Limit To How Fast A Human Can Run?

Scientific and technological advances are making that an awfully complicated question.<p>The limit to how fast a human can run is 9.48 seconds for the 100-meter race, 0.10 seconds faster than Usain Bolt's current world record, according to Stanford biologist Mark Denny. That is, if you are talking …

One of these three vehicles will be NASA's spacecraft of the future

NASA is currently weighing three options for the vehicle that will replace the Space Shuttle as its sole means of putting astronauts into space.<p>On Thursday, the agency said its decision is imminent: sometime during August or September, it'll award one (or perhaps two) contracts to the three …

Collective aims to create a 4D digital archive of Kung Fu moves

As with many things, Kung Fu traditions are in danger of fading away, and with them would go “an intangible cultural heritage”, according to the City …

Kung Fu

Miracle on Ice: The Chilling Promise of Cryogenics

<b>This story originally appeared in print in the August issue of mental_floss magazine. Subscribe to our print edition here, and our iPad edition …

Cannondale's Chainless CERV Concept Bike Transforms as You Ride It!

Priority Designs and Cannondale have joined forces to create a cutting-edge concept bike that transforms to change shape as you ride it! Known as the …

HP made a smartwatch in 1977, and you can buy a prototype for $14,500

Long before we were debating the merits of Android Wear and the rumored iWatch, companies were experimenting with quartz technology, LEDs, and miniaturized circuits to create the ancestors of the modern wearable. HP — which made some of the most important calculators back when calculators were a …

Samsung partners with Trek to enhance cyclists' rides

Samsung is taking its fitness fascination to a whole other level. The company announced Wednesday that it's partnering with Trek bicycles to see how its gadgets can better the cycling experience of riders of all levels -- from elite cyclists to weekend warriors to everyday commuters.<p>The company has …

Ruins Of Ancient City Found In Antarctica

A California TV crew missing since November 2002, a video they left behind and a mission by U.S. Navy SEALs are the key elements in a story that …

New smartphone chip will beam high-definition holograms as early as 2015

Just imagine: a smartphone that projects 3D holograms into thin-air. If you can wait until the end of next year, and if you can believe the claims being made by a well-funded company called Ostendo, then your next handset could be capable of just that. Thanks to breakthroughs by the Californian …

Skeleton reveals secrets of New World's first people

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