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This Amazing Quarter-Scale Replica Motorcycle Was Made Entirely By Hand

Proud of that model aeroplane you built using a kit from a hobby store? That's child's play compared to the work of Glen English, a modelmaker so …

For the Style-Conspicuous Bibliophile: Modern DIY Bookshelves

There are some things that’s imply never become old. Even in the world of smartphones and iPads, the charm of a ‘proper book’ is one of those things. …

Living Rooms

US Navy's latest diving suit saves helium, space and weight

The US Navy has just unveiled a new diving suit prototype, and aside from being more efficient than older models, it also helps conserve helium. See, the agency's current suit uses Fly-Away Mixed Gas System (FMGS), which releases gases the diver exhales into the sea, including huge amounts of …

Ebola-proof tablet designed by Google rolled out in Sierra Leone disease centre

Android device can withstand chlorine dousing, high humidity and storms, and be used by medics wearing gloves to record vital patient information<p>An <b>Ebola</b>-proof tablet that can survive being doused in chlorine and can be used while wearing gloves has been developed by <b>Google</b> and technology volunteers …

Architizer

The Pentagon wants unhackable drone helicopters by 2018

Losing a UAV or two to enemy forces has become an unavoidable cost of modern warfare. But there's still a big difference between having a Scan Eagle turn up missing and, say, the Pentagon's autonomous MH-6 Little Bird -- namely because only one of those is armed to the talons with chainguns, Hydra …

Himalayan Yeti 'Mystery' Looks Even Less Mysterious, Scientists Argue

Mystery solved? Not Yeti, but close.<p>A year ago, geneticists reported that RNA extracted from hair samples attributed to the Himalayan Yeti monster, a.k.a. "the Abominable Snowman," were actually most similar to the 40,000-year-old genetic signature of a now-extinct breed of polar bear. They …

AeroMobil flying car set to take off in 2017, autonomous version to follow

AeroMobil has been around for five years, pursuing the dream of building a functional and (somewhat) practical flying car. Its third-gen prototype was revealed last October, and today at SXSW, AeroMobil CEO Juraj Vaculik revealed a bit more about the company's past and future and the challenges …

ISS Crew Discusses Life in Space

Pakistan's Armed Drone Successfully Test Fires A Laser-Guided Missile

New drones, same old drone war<p>Drone war is almost synonymous with Pakistan, where for years American drones fought back Taliban and al Qaeda operations across the border from Afghanistan. It’s a tremendously contentious policy, with American planes dropping bombs on insurgents within Pakistan’s …

Google Code is closing down because developers aren't using it

Programmers prefer GitHub and Bitbucket<p>Google is closing its programming project hosting service, Google Code, after nine years of operations. Google stopped users from creating new projects yesterday and will make existing project read-only this August, ahead of a complete closure scheduled for …

Incredibly Realistic Anatomical Paintings Reveal the Inner Workings of Our Bodies

Artist and recent Pratt Institute graduate Danny Quirk continues to amaze with incredibly realistic anatomical illustrations painted directly on the body. Quirk uses liquid latex, acrylic paint, and Sharpies to expose the intricate inner workings of the human body. Muscles, tissue, organs and more …

Painting

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. YouTube isn't profitable.</b> Sources say that the site is struggling to attract visitors directly rather than through links.<p><b>2. Apple's iPad sales are dropping.</b> New data shows that Apple's share of the global tablet shipment market was down 20% last year.<p><b>3. Google has launched Android for Work.</b> It's …

Tim Cook

Fantastic 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page by Alessandro Diddi

Italian artist Alessandro Diddi uses his creative talents to draw mind-bending illusions. The playful anamorphic works trick our eye into thinking that his pencil renderings have come to life. A firm handshake, a bird spreading its wings, and a fire-breathing dragon all pop-off the pages of Diddi's …

Drawing

Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 appear side-by-side in latest leak

Not quite the '3-sided screen' we were expecting<p>We got a good look at what appears to be Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone this morning. Now new images have leaked to show its sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge, featuring a curved display similar to the one seen on Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge. …

Audi will build you a Tesla-beating electric R8 supercar, but only on request

Audi will announce its second-generation R8 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show next week (we'll be there!), which will be available in a couple flavors of V10 engine producing anywhere from 540 to 610 horsepower. By all appearances, it's going to be a beautiful machine — the first R8 certainly …

With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology

Back in the late nineties, it seemed everyone was talking about about a new wireless technology with a funny name.<p>“It’s the name of a medieval King of Denmark!” some would write, but soon it became apparent that it wasn’t the name that made Bluetooth interesting. Instead, it was how the new short …

Internet of Things

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Tag: Kitchens

Remodeling 101: Ceiling-Mounted Recessed Kitchen Vents<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Kitchen of the Week: Tiny Kitchens from Japan, Micro Apartment Edition<p>by …

Home Improvement

Samsung On A Possible Collision Course With Qualcomm

Investor weren’t happy last week to hear what Qualcomm had to tell them. The San Diego chipmaker’s said during its first quarter financial report that a major player wasn’t going to be using its latest mobile application processor, the Snapdragon 810, in its flagship device. The culprit? Samsung’s …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Apps

Hotel Rooms Of Their Own: These 12 Writers Will Sleep At The Ace And Pen Letters To Guests

“It’s a kind of living anthology,” says author Alexander Chee, who invited the writers to the hotel’s NYC location for a literary overnight<p>In some ways, the Ace Hotel was never supposed to be a hotel at all: Alex Calderwood, the man who dreamed the place up in the ’90s, imagined that it would be a …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

The DJI Inspire 1: finally, a drone that flies well indoors

A drone carrying mistletoe at a TGI Friday’s clipped a photographer on the nose earlier this month, drawing quite a few rounds of “well, duh!”<p>It …