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The High-End Sneakers That Won't Break the Bank

Koio's luxe low-tops offer Italian craftsmanship at a price that's tough to ignore.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>At this exact moment in the evolution of menswear, there's no shortage of options …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Elon Musk

Meet the Porn Star Turned Academic Who’s Revolutionizing the Adult Industry

Aussie Angela White received the U.S. equivalent of a master’s at the University of Melbourne, and her thesis was recently published. But she has her …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

5 Free Online Applications to Help You Design Your Dream Room

5 Free Online Room Design Applications<p>Design a Room or an Entire Home for Free!<p>Updated December 13, 2016<p>A free online room design application is a …

Literal death machine offers a way to peacefully slip out of existence

When we talk about death machines, we’re usually speaking hyperbolically about contraptions like this one, or the rise of AI overlords that get bored with their menial tasks before rising up against their oppressors. This might start with buying up Papa Johns franchises and taking up Soul Cycle but …

Mental Disorders

Haribo gummy bear ingredients made by modern slaves, documentary shows

Much-loved German confectioner Haribo has come under intense criticism after a documentary discovered cruel conditions in the manufacture of a key …

Norwegian newspaper reveals Australian police ran child porn site Childs Play for 11 months

Norway's biggest paper has revealed that Australian police secretly ran a major child pornography site. The paper discovered the sensitive operation …

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Sea Level

Now Elon Musk Is Saying Tesla Could Rebuild Puerto Rico's Entire Power Grid | Inc.com

When Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico more than two weeks ago knocking out the island's entire power grid, Tesla knew it had the expertise to help. That's why the company quietly began sending battery packs and the personnel to install them to help restore power at key locations.<p>But with …

Puerto Rico

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots

A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a 3D printed synthetic tissue that can act as active muscle. The material, which can push, pull, bend, and twist (thanks to its use of silicone …

Robotics

Satan's enigma: 'Possessed' nun's 17th-century letter deciphered

A mysterious letter written more than 300 years ago by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Satan has finally been deciphered. Scientists used a deep-web code breaker to read the letter.<p>The message — indeed devilish — describes God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as "dead weights," the …

Dubai takes delivery of their first 50 Tesla vehicles to create a ‘self-driving’ taxi service

Tesla made a big deal of its launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates earlier this year. With the launch in the region, Tesla signed a deal to supply 200 Model S/X vehicles with ‘fully self-driving-capability’ to Dubai’s taxi company.<p>This week, they delivered the first 50 of those vehicles.<p>The …

These Insane Jet Ski-Submarine Hybrids Are Basically Underwater Fighter Jets

If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to hitch a ride on a giant dolphin as it darts through the water, you'll be happy to know there's a way to …

A company that builds underground bunkers to withstand nuclear war has made millions during Trump's presidency — take a look

Suppliers selling to doomsday preppers are making a fortune off fears that the world is coming to an end.<p>Rising S Company sells underground doomsday bunkers at every price point. The Texas-based manufacturer says its business has soared over 500% since the election of President Trump, with about …

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

Half of your body may have formed from a galaxy far, far away

"We are all made of stars" used to sing Moby in 2002 and though science has known it for a while, a new study went as far as to claim half of the …

Edited Embryos Mean U.S. Scientists Have Passed a Major Milestone

By now, most of us know what CRISPR gene editing is. At the very least, we have heard of this revolutionary technology that allows us to alter DNA — the source code of life itself. One day, CRISPR could allow us to delete genes in order to eradicate genetic diseases, add in new genes in order to …

Genetics

This Dutch startup turns plants into batteries

Imagine a lamp. Any lamp. Now imagine having to water it.<p>Dutch product designer Ermi van Oers created Living Light: plants that double as lights. Or lights that double as plants – whichever way you prefer looking at it. The lights run on electricity generated by bacteria in the soil.<p>Here’s how it …

Protons

All of Tesla’s seat options are now vegan

Overnight, Tesla made some changes to their available options, making some options standard, and notably eliminating one thing: leather seats. As of now, Tesla only sells vegan seats.<p>While this lack of leather is not made explicit on the Tesla configuration page, any mention of leather has been …

Tesla

The Large Hadron Collider Detected a Beautiful New Particle

It's a big one too.<p>The Large Hadron Collider has once again done what it does best – smash bits of matter together and find new particles in the …

Keep yourself clean virtually anywhere with this portable shower

The Helio Pressure Shower provides a foot pump system to create pressure inside a water carrier so the hose can spray like a shower head anywhere.

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It's The Energy Source of the Future

<i>Futurism only supports companies that we trust. Understand Solar is one of those companies. We may collect a share of the sales from the items</i> …

India Just Committed to Selling Only Electric Cars by 2030

The tides are changing.<p>It's been a particularly glum couple of days for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing US support for …

The president’s savaging of environmental safeguards is a direct attack on reason and research<p>Next Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in hundreds of rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history. The March for …

Climate

More than 1,000 register to run for presidency in Iran

With the deadline approaching, more than 1,300 candidates have registered to run for the presidency in Iran, according to local media .<p>But there are two key players who are stealing all the headlines. Current president Hassan Rouhani, a moderate who is seeking is second four-year term, and hardline …

South Asia

New York just OK'd tuition-free college for middle class

New York just became the first state in the nation to make tuition free for middle class students at both two- and four-year public colleges.<p>Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the tuition-free plan in January. Lawmakers agreed to include it in the state budget, which was approved by the Assembly on …

College & University

State-run tabloid says Beijing cannot fill vacuum left by US and urges west to pressure Trump on global warming<p>Chinese state media has lambasted Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back many Obama-era environmental regulations, with a state-run tabloid saying that: “No matter how hard Beijing tries, it …

China

This boat will make its own fuel on a round-the-world voyage

Remember Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane that circumnavigated the world in July 2016? This could be the ocean-going equivalent. In a bid to …

Renewable Energy