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Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

The race to be the first to test the supersonic transportation system is heating up<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California …

High-speed Rail

Homecade Raspberry Pi Ultimate Retro Gaming Systems Unveiled (video)

Stefano Zorzi has taken to Kickstarter this month to launch a new range of retro gaming consoles in the form of the Homecade, that is available in …

11 wonderfully weird buildings that actually exist

If you can dream it, you can build it ... apparently.<p>From a house shaped like a snail, to a slithering condo in the form of a Mayan myth, there's no …

LG’s double-sided TV offers a twin peek into the future of OLED displays

Every year, manufacturers roll out a brand new kind of smart television at IFA that turns heads, but this year LG unveiled something that <i>really</i> …

Touchjet Wave

The Touchjet Wave is a small Android 4.4 device that turns any TV or display with an HDMI port into a touchscreen, thanks to its built-in infrared …

Vufine Wearable Display

A tiny 0.19″ 720p external monitor that sticks to sunglasses or prescription glasses. Use Vufine to display HD content from a variety of devices by …

Wearable Tech

20 Secret Doors and Clever Hiding Places

The fascination with secret doors and hidden compartments has been around since ancient times; thousands of years ago, the Egyptians hid chambers deep in their pyramids. While hidden doors may not be found in everyone’s home nowadays, the desire to have clandestine passageways and secret stashes …

Mini Emu Retro Console Emulator

The Mini Emu is a small plug-and-play computer that can run digital copies of classic video games. It uses open source software to run games from …

Retrogaming

This Is What It Looks Like to Live in the Jungle With Your Family

Two months ago, my husband and I, and our kids ages 7 and 4, traded our stucco home in Colorado for a palapa in rural Mexico. It's a temporary trade--we'll be returning home soon--but it's been quite the experience, working and living in such a wildly different place. Here's a photo essay of a …

‘The Salt Of the Earth’ Review: Anguish, Empathy and Majesty

A documentary that celebrates the work of the Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado examines both the inhumanity of human beings and the possibility of redemption.<p>Moving pictures are supposed to move, but the most moving ones in “The Salt Of the Earth” are stills. This exemplary documentary …

Photojournalism

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

Prynt Instant Camera Phone Case

An instant camera case for the Samsung Galaxy S4/S5 and iPhone 5/5S/5C/6. Snap a photo, and after it’s printed an augmented reality video will show …

Delphi’s self-driving Audi to make SF to NYC trip

Automobile technology company Delphi Automotive showed of its autonomous Audi Q5 back at CES in January, but now they are set to release their latest …

San Francisco

How to keep an old version of Spotify

Spotify's most recent update is rolling out, which removes quite a lot of handy features -- but there's a clever way to get them back.<p>Not only does …

9 Ways to Feel Less Stress When Life Gets Crazy Busy

<i>Don’t stress. Do your very best. Appreciate each step. Forget the rest.</i><p>Stress is one of the primary causes of major health problems in our lives: it …

How to Use Tempo Training to Build Bigger Muscles — Men's Health

“Playing with the rate at which you move a weight triggers different training responses in your muscles,” explains Gaddour. “So if you always lift and lower at the same speed, you’re missing out on potential strength and mass gains.”<p>Apply the following three tempos to your favorite bodyweight moves …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District is a carnival of vice, with skimpily-clad commercial sex workers in brothel windows, raucous bars, haze-filled 'coffeeshops', strip shows and mind-boggling museums. It's not for everyone.<p>If you choose to satisfy your curiosity with a wander around the area, …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Microsoft wants us all to play with holograms

Unlike other head-mounted computing systems in the works, Microsoft’s new glasses-based virtual reality device, HoloLens, doesn’t need to be connected to a phone or computer. “We’ve unlocked the screen,” one developer said during the presentation at its Windows 10 event this afternoon.<p>Similar to …

Augmented Reality

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

<b>Eat Simply</b><br>Next time you're in a grocery store, pick up any boxed food and read the label. Chances are, it will have a few ingredients you recognize—wheat, sugar, salt—and a whole bunch you don't. These are the chemical additives that food scientists have cooked up not only to foil the spoilage …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Sony RX100 III

Sony updates its bestselling compact camera. The RX100 Mk.III is equipped with the fast Bionz X image processor, a 20.9MP Exmor CMOS sensor, a pop-up …

Otto GIF Camera

Next Thing Co.’s Otto is a camera that can take short videos and send them to your mobile device as .GIFs. It also has a variety of filters and other …

Edelkrone Pocket Rig

This gadget is small enough to throw in your backpack, but provides DSLR and small camera users with a rig for stable shots. Works with a variety of …