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32 Hidden Gems On Amazon With Near-Perfect Reviews

There are a lot of amazing products in the world but it still never fails to astound me how flippin’ excited people can get over inanimate objects. …

The A-to-Z guide to Silicon Valley’s backlash against Trump’s immigration ban

The order to ban citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the United States has awakened opposition across the country. Some of the most vocal critiques have come from Silicon Valley, which had previously seemed acquiescent to the election of US president Donald Trump.<p>However late, …

Silicon Valley

12 useful things that can be printed on a 3D printer

Your News Ticker | October 29, 2016<p>If our mothers, grandmothers dabbled with knitting, and the fathers were working in the garage, 21st century can …

18 Tricks to Make Yourself a Microsoft Excel Master

The number of ways you can use Excel is countless, and so are the number of features packed inside Microsoft’s most popular number-crunching …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Wear your favorite moments with 3D printed Windswept jewelry by Love & Robots

May 26, 2016 | By Tess<p>Everyone’s favorite moments in life are linked to various factors, like what you were doing, who was there, where you were, …

Rose Gold

Raspberry Pi Hybrid Tube Amp HAT Launches From $99 (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts might be interested in a new add-on which has been created by Pi 2 Design and takes the form of a Raspberry Pi Hybrid Tube …

This Brilliant Vacuum Cleaner-Powered Device Is Like a Desktop Replicator

Now up for funding on Kickstarter, this dead simple device could make 3D printing easier than it's ever been.<p>It's undeniable that 3D printing is changing the world of manufacturing and we've only just started to see the huge, huge effects it will have in the coming years and decades. It's also true …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 3

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 3.<p><i>Mental</i> …

RPiKit Raspberry Pi Tutorial Suitcase (video)

If you are looking to learn more about the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC or thinking about teaching coding, electronics or how to use the awesome …

A First Look at Google's Live Case for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

The latest smart accessories by Google add customizable looks and a bit of extra functionality to its Nexus smartphones.<p>4<p>5<p>Google recently unveiled a smart snap-on case that's available for the LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P. Dubbed Live Case, the accessory not only allows buyers to fully …

IBM just beat Google to a brand new type of computing

Though the cloud service is geared mostly toward scientists and students, anyone interested in this strange new computer will be able to give it a try, Jerry Chow, one of the scientists leading the project, tells Business Insider.<p>A quantum computer is different from today's digital computer.<p>A …

1byone Bluetooth earphones review

It seems the market for Bluetooth headphones is quickly growing as the headphones themselves get lighter and more affordable. This offering from …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Shonda Rhimes

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Google's commercial quantum computer is 100 million times faster than a PC - IBTimes India

The quantum computer resoundingly beat a conventional computer in a series of tests.<p>In what could change the era of computers, researchers from …

Five reasons why DIY is the future of computing and will get kids into coding

Call it a counter movement, call it what you will. But kids - and adults - want to make things, including computers. Falling prices for components …

Deal: learn to code with the Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle for only $29

Have you ever wanted to start a new career in software development? It doesn’t sound like an easy or affordable feat, but recent online tools and courses have changed the way we look at coding education. Today the AA Deals Store is offering the Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle for only $29, for …

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs just $5

Pi Zero is the latest product from this British company, and despite its diminutive size, it can do quite a bit of heavy lifting. The $5 computer is actually faster than the original Raspberry Pi, which cost $25. Apart from being the most inexpensive computer out there, the Pi Zero is also the …

Diplomat: North Korea ready to use nuclear capability

Country's ambassador to UK tells Sky News missiles carrying nuclear weapons can be deployed "anytime" if US strikes.<p>A North Korean envoy says his country has nuclear weapons and is prepared to use them any time.<p>Hyun Hak Bong, North Korean ambassador to Britain, said in an interview with Sky News on …

North Korea

How to skateboard in 1965

Skateboarding in New York City<p>Sidewalk surfers on the streets and in the parks of NYC<p>"Sidewalk surfing" — the original moniker for what we now call …

Surfing

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

This superthin material could help us put displays in our clothes and windshields

Scientists have created super-thin LEDs that are strong, efficient and flexible enough to be easily integrated into clothing and super portable …

Batman goes next-gen with 'Arkham Knight' on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

The Batman series is back, yet again. Later this year will see the release of <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, the latest in the action series that made is debut with 2009's surprise hit <i>Batman: Arkham Asylum</i>. It's slated to hit the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC some time this year, though no specific date …

Smart Locks Expected To Be $3.6 Billion Slice Of Smart Home Pie

For years, tech-savvy folks have talked about how the smart phone will replace things like cameras, wallets and the good old TV remote.<p>But that’s not the only everyday item under attack from these digital Swiss army knives. Turns out the latest victim of our iPhones might be our lowly old …

PointGrab will let you control devices and appliances by pointing at them

The future of motion and gesture control is quickly approaching, and a few companies are already working hard to make this kind of a tech not just a reality, but also practical for general consumers. One such company, Tel Aviv-based PointGrab, has maintained radio silence for nearly three and a …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Google Now’s voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …