Louis Colson

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This scooter proves that electric rideables can be more than a novelty

<i>The EcoReco M5 Air upright versus collapsed.</i><p>It's not perfect. At 35 pounds, it's still too heavy to comfortably carry around when it's collapsed. The three-to-four-hour charging time is still a little long, too, especially because the range is so variable — if you ride the throttle hard on the M5 …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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7 Tips On Emotional Storytelling, Pixar-Style, From The Writer Of “Inside Out” And “The Good Dinosaur”

Riley [from <i>Inside Out</i>] and Arlo [from <i>The Good Dinosaur</i>] are both around the same age and they’re both coping with a loss that feels bigger than what …

Animation

Stringr Raises $1.5M To Build A News Footage Marketplace

News startup Stringr is announcing that it has raised $1.5 million in funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Lindsay Stewart previously worked as a TV news producer for ABC, Bloomberg and Fox News, and she said the service was “really born out of this newsroom need of getting footage quickly, in a transparent …

You absolutely will not know the answers to almost all science questions kids ask

If a child asked you how close an astronaut can get to the sun, the chances are you’d need a moment—or perhaps a search engine—to figure it out. Anyone who has spent some time with young children know that they ask “why?” a lot. Children have a curiosity about the world that leads them to question …

Onions

6 Extremely Successful People Who Failed Forward to Success

As achievers ourselves, we are enamored by the wildly successful. And rightfully so. Their accomplishments serve us as both targets and measuring …

Edward Honaker’s Melancholic Self-Portraits

Ironic and sarcastic self-portraits by young photographer Edward Honaker.<p>It could not fit better, just when I started to write on this article, Lou …

Photography

α7S II E-mount Camera with Full-Frame Sensor

ILCE-7SM2<p>α7S II E-mount Camera with Full-Frame Sensor<p>RRP<p><b>£2,400.00</b><p>(incl. VAT)<p>Supreme light sensitivity<p>Sensitivity to ISO 409600 and wide dynamic range …

Cameras

Ricoh launches the Theta S 360-degree spherical camera for creative, tech savvy consumers

It was just two years ago that Ricoh launched the Theta spherical camera, targeted to photo enthusiasts and creative folks.<p>Today, the company has announced the Ricoh Theta S, a brand new model. The new camera is capable of shooting super-high resolution spherical photos and videos in one shot. It …

Over 1,500 Free 4K Stock Video Clips, All Courtesy of a Single Cinematographer

Mitch Martinez is a Philadelphia-based director of photography and cinematographer. Over the past 2.5 years, he has been working on building a free …

Citizen Mars S1:E5 "This Is Happening"

Touchjet WAVE Will Turn Your TV Into A Touchscreen

Touchjet has raised $416,649 on Indiegogo.<p>From smartphones to tablets to laptops, many of us own at least one device with a touchscreen. So why not touchscreen TVs? Touchjet wants to let you turn any TV into a touchscreen with the WAVE, a peripheral that plugs into any TV’s HDMI port. And by …

Meet Slick, A Motorized GoPro Stabilizer For Action Sports

Slick is a new GoPro accessory launching today with an Indiegogo campaign. Instead of attaching your GoPro directly to something, you can put your GoPro into the Slick stabilizer and then attach the stabilizer to your helmet, drone or any other standard GoPro mount. It costs $179.<p>Here’s how it …

Drones

How to Make Battery Power More Powerful

The lithium-ion batteries powering our lives are in need of a major innovation—or a full-on replacement. But decades of research have produced few viable solutions. Until now.<p><b>At first Amy Prieto didn't know what she was</b> looking at. The video on the laptop screen showed a pair of hands attaching a …

BTS: Ultra-Stable MoVI Footage Shot While Flying Through the Air on Skis

The MōVI freefly systems are very expensive, there’s no denying that. But when you see this behind the scenes video and the footage that the Red Bull …

Everything That Matters

Hey guys! David here with an update on this pretty little site you’re on. If you’re not new, welcome back. If this is your first time on …

Pics.io Edit aims for better online photo editing

Top Tech Photo, a Ukrainian company specializing in onilne photo editing, has built new tool called Edit.<p>Top Tech Photo already had launched a site called Pics.io tool for online handling of photos in some raw image formats from higher-end cameras. The new Pics.io Edit site, though, is for more …

Revolutionary Solar and Electric Vehicles - The Green Life

Micro-Windmills May One Day Power Your Smart Phone

Bigger is better has practically become a rule of thumb in the wind power business.<p>Indeed, the typical wind turbine size has grown from about 300 kilowatts in 1990 to a whopping 7.5 megawatts in 2011.<p>A team of electrical engineers in Texas is challenging the industry’s conventional wisdom by …

How Tesla batteries are powering an energy revolution

Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.<p>They’ve started appearing in a small number of California homes to store electricity generated by rooftop solar panels, and beginning today SolarCity, the Silicon Valley solar …

SolarCity

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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Autoblog Green

Tesla is making good on its promise to improve the Model 3's braking through a firmware upgrade. Elon Musk has confirmed that a fix for the EV's inconsistent brake performance started reaching cars on May 25th. The update should reduce the braking distance by about 20 feet for "repeated heavy …

Tesla's Huge Battery Deal Suggests Sales Could Quintuple Within 4 Years

Tesla Motors and battery supplier Panasonic went back to the drawing board. Two years ago, the two firms made a deal under which Panasonic would supply Tesla with enough batteries to build 80,000 cars over 4 years. With Tesla on track to deliver more than 21,000 vehicles this year alone and having …

Tesla to Begin Designing Third-Gen EV Platform in 2014

Chief designer Franz von Holzhausen drops a few hints about Tesla's third-generation "BlueStar" plans and talks up 2014's Model X crossover utility …

For Tesla Motors, Success Is All About the Batteries - MIT Technology Review

Most of the news coverage of the Tesla Motors earnings call last night focused on how the company’s stock fell, in spite of the fact that Tesla is on …

Tesla

Tesla Considers Building The World's Biggest Lithium-Ion Battery Factory

Tesla Motors is looking at building a lithium-ion battery factory that will likely be the biggest in the world, said CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday.<p>“This will be a giant facility. We are talking about something that is comparable to all of the lithium-ion battery production in the world — in one …

Nissan BladeGlider

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>No, this isn't Tony Stark's new ride in the latest movie adaptation to spring from the Marvel universe. Pictured here is …