Lorelei Solomon

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There's an internal joke at Google that sums up the company’s big change

Larry Page is now the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, which oversees all of the new big-picture initiatives Google has been launching as of late. Google is now a subsidiary of Alphabet, and Sundar Pichai will be its CEO.<p>It's a massive shakeup, but one former Google employee we spoke with said …

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Start 2015 Off On The Right Foot With These 14 Chic Desk Accessories

These are the perfect tools if one of your resolutions was to finally get organized this year.<p>These are the perfect tools if one of your resolutions was to finally get organized this year. From the editors of housebeautiful.com

8 Surprising Everyday Uses For Plastic Wrap

Got an excess of plastic wrap? Here are 8 astonishing new uses. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><i>Dorling Kindersley / Getty</i><p><b>1. Keep a paint roller from drying out</b><p>Are you mid-paint, ready to break for the night, but don't want your rollers to get crusty and sad by the morning? …

Yoshi Action Figure Gets Its Strut On - Technabob

Mario, Luigi, and Yoshi are some of the most iconic characters from the glory days of Nintendo gaming. If you love those characters, you will want to …

SOG Key Knife: A Knife That Looks Like a Key - Technabob

If you are looking for something unique in a knife, check out the SOG Key Knife. It looks like a key, just thicker, because inside of that fake key …

Newly-discovered waste-eating bacteria could help in nuclear waste disposal

"Extremophile" bacteria have been found thriving in soil samples from a highly alkaline industrial site in Peak District of England. Although the …

In this Chinese city, phone addicts get their own sidewalk lane

Some places have lanes for bicycles, others for motorcycles, but there's a place in mainland China that boasts a different type of lane altogether: one for phone addicts glued to their screens. According to a Chinese publication, the cellphone lane above was spotted along a place called Foreigner …

Goat-inspired prosthetic leg will give rock climbers better footing

For all the neural-controlled, bluetooth-enabled and sport-specific prosthetics humanity has designed over the years, one thing remains constant: most of of them are lousy for climbing rock faces. Design student Kai Lin learned this while researching artificial limbs in a prosthetic-design class at …

A Marble Vase with Dual Personalities

Feeling frustrated? Well, here’s a vase you can take your frustrations out on – if you choose. This vase, named Introverso 2, has dual personalities. …

Rotating Power

The Vertical Rotary Socket is a new way of looking at power cord extension or multi-plugs. The design offers a simple solution of a rotating base, …

Mini Mobile Robotic Printer : Print Your Documents Anytime, Anywhere!

Printing on-the-go, perhaps this should be the slogan of <b>Mini Mobile Robotic Printer</b>. It’s a mobile printing project to allow you to print as you go, …

Kenguru is a tiny electric hatchback for wheelchair users

Kenguru's electric car has no seats, and you drive it by putting your hands on motorcycle-style handlebars. It's built for wheelchair users, who can roll right through the rear hatch of the car into the driver's area. The Austin-based company is preparing to launch its first product, which has an …

How a pomegranate inspired a new lithium ion battery design

The lithium ion battery could get a boost from the humble pomegranate. According to researchers at Stanford, including Amprius founder Yi Cui, and …

From MIT, An Interactive Book That Makes You Feel Characters’ Pain

Sensory Fiction, designed by students at MIT, lets you feel what’s happening to characters in a book.<p>Have you ever felt your pulse quicken when you read a book, or your skin go clammy during a horror story? A new student project out of MIT wants to deepen those sensations. They have created a …