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Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Gear & Gadgets

The Aston Martin CC100 makes our list of the most beautiful cars of the year http://bit.ly/19XZKsj

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

Neat Freaks, Rejoice: This Smartphone Car Charger Doesn't Tangle

The world is full of perfectly serviceable smartphone accessories. Hell, every Apple Store seems to have an entire wall built of them. So for a …

Right-Angled Staples: Simple Twist Reinvents the Stapler

Like coffee mugs or or door knobs, staplers are one of the most ubiquitous design objects and frequently tackled by people trying to make small …

Avant-garde

Fujifilm's entry level X-M1 mirrorless camera revealed in first leaked images

Over the past year, Fujifilm’s X series of compact cameras have won a lot of converts, and today we’re seeing the first leaked images of the X-M1, its first entry-level interchangeable lens body in the range. Posted by <i>Digicame Info</i>, the images show the same trademark faux leather and brushed metal …

Super-Hydrophobic Spray Makes All Your Stuff Liquid-Proof

It should start showing up on store shelves in a few weeks.<p>It's definitely weird to watch the NeverWet chemists pump chocolate syrup onto a pair of white canvas shoes and to see the syrup roll off in ribbons. Or how about when the researchers dunk an iPhone into a beaker of water and then pull out …

A Cocktail Scientist Debunks Myths About Ice Cubes

The cold, hard facts<p><b>True or false?:</b> Ice cubes get cloudy because of mineral impurities. <b><br>True or false?:</b> Larger ice cubes melt more slowly than small ones. <b><br>True or false?:</b> Shaking a martini "bruises the gin."<p>Many of us use ice every day, and soon we start to think we know all there is to know about …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Light Painting How To

LAPP, or light art performance photography, is a style in which you literally paint your pictures with light. If you own a DSLR camera or even a Lomo …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

Exclusive: Nerf’s Newest Gun Fires 100 Feet

How the N-Strike Elite Centurion out-blasts the competition<p>Sniping our fellow editors is a much-beloved and long-standing tradition here at <i>Popular Science</i> HQ. Trouble is: our long hallways leave us no escape from our all too well-armed victims. That won't be the case for much longer; soon, we can …

Ruggedized Samsung Galaxy S4 Active revealed in video (update)

A ruggedized variant of Samsung's Galaxy S4 might not be too far away from launching after new leaked images have captured the device in operation. Photos of the Galaxy S4 Active, acquired by <i>GSMArena</i>, show Samsung has significantly altered the design of the original Galaxy S4, adding three front …

Nokia's colorful DC-18 portable USB charger matches your phone, shoes

For the most part, battery packs have become what CD cases were in the late 90s -- generic and utilitarian. Nokia's new DC-18 portable chargers dare to be different. The sharp, tile-like designs house a modest 1,720 mAh cell, retractable micro-USB cable (that doubles as a a switch,) plus an LED …