Lukas Runer

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This book sharpens knives, seasons steaks and serves dinner

You could pen a grilling cookbook when promoting a line of kitchenware, <i>or</i> you could make one that actually offered the tools needed to prep a meal. Creative studio JWT Brazil did just that for client Tramontina, constructing <i>Biblia Definitiva Do Churrasco</i> -- or for us English speakers, <i>The Bible of</i> …

In 5 years, schools, medical systems, stores will know all about you, says IBM

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>It’s that time of year again. IBM Research has come up with its annual 5 in 5 list of technologies that it expects to go …

Vancouver Banned Doorknobs. Good.

Levers are the way of the future.<p>In Vancouver, the humble doorknob is being phased out. Kind of. Effective in March, new housing will be required to install levers on doors and faucets, instead of the good-ol' round knobs of our forefathers.<p>Cue: libertarian cries of government overreach and …

Nissan to join the wearable HUD wave, teases its entrance with trippy trailer (video)

With its next venture into the gadget world, Nissan wants to get on your face. Ahead of the Tokyo auto show, the automaker has released a David Fincher-esque teaser video for its head-mounted HUD, the 3E. Given how its smartwatch is specifically tailored for race car drivers -- displaying vehicle …

Roomba drops the bristles for 880 model (hands-on)

There is, I'm told, a revolution happening on the floor beneath my feet. I've got to admit, I wasn't anticipating how loud such a thing would be -- though revolutions are rarely quiet, and besides, I never let on that my new apartment is pretty much wall-to-wall hardwood floors. Next time we'll …

15 Remarkable Colorized Photos Will Let You Relive History

One thing we really need to thank the internet for: colorized historical photographs. Of course, the phenomenon comes to us courtesy of Photoshop and the talented editors who transformed black-and-white images into digital works of art. We're just happy we get to feast our eyes upon them.<p>Thanks to …

Big Pic: Frog That Got Too Close To A Rocket Will Make You Laugh, Cry

This frog launched into the air by the LADEE rocket will fill you with emotions you didn't know you could produce, is what I'm saying.<p>So: Space Frog. What can we say about this Space Frog? A quick eulogy perhaps, since this frog, which apparently got too close to the LADEE spacecraft launchpad last …

Don’t Be Afraid Of Your DNA

Privacy is a pipe dream. Let’s start saving lives.<p>In January, scientists scared the world by using public information to find the names behind five people's anonymous, public DNA samples collected for research. The scientists then determined the identity of some 45 family members who had also …