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This device lets you grow weed while literally doing nothing

Ever wanted to grow some of that sweet devil’s lettuce in your own home? Well, thanks to Cloudponics’ GroBox, you can start cultivating your own crop while barely lifting a finger.<p>The GroBox is the first fully-automated, uh, grow box on the market. According to Cloudponics, at least. This is one of …

Laundry Rooms

Google Wifi Network Check can test the speed of all your connected devices

As more electronic devices add Wi-Fi connectivity, you might have trouble pinpointing the problem if one of your gadgets has a slow internet connection. An update to Google Wifi's Network Check feature can help you with that troubleshooting.<p>Rolling out from Tuesday, the Network Check update lets …

This DIY Wind Turbine Uses Bike Wheel to Harvest Energy

This DIY wind turbine is based on ‘Lenz2 lift+drag design’ and made from aluminum lithographic offset printing plates. The designer, Connell, says …

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Physics

What to Do With Your Old Laptop

If you've got an old laptop collecting dust in your home, you're not alone. In a survey conducted last spring by the Consumer Reports Survey Group, a …

IPhone 7

Free PS4 PS Plus Games For March 2018 Revealed

Sony has revealed its free PS Plus games for March 2018, and some great titles are included. Out of all the PS4, PS Vita, and PS3 games on offer, the biggest game going is hit 2015 action RPG Bloodborne. [<b>Update:</b> March's free PS Plus games are now available.]<p>From March 6, PS Plus members will be …

PS Vita

LED 101: Your cheat sheet for the light bulb aisle

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

Universe

The humble office-supply item that can explain humanity’s imminent doom

In 2018, the word “algorithm” has become an evil agent.<p>Facebook’s algorithm sells our fear and outrage for profit. YouTube’s algorithm favors conspiratorial and divisive content. We’ve anthropomorphized the word so much that Gen Z children might start checking for algorithms under their beds.<p>But …

Artificial Intelligence

Picture of Single Trapped Atom Wins UK Science Photography Prize

Zoom in close on the center of the picture above, and you can spot something you perhaps never thought you’d be able to see: a single atom. Here is a …

Slide makes normal curtains smart and connected

Those looking to automate their home already have plenty of choice when it comes to smart fridges, locks, lights and more, but now a new device …

Luxury Lifestyle

The lazy Destiny player's guide to getting the best gear in the least time

The hardcore <i>Destiny</i> community has discovered one of the best games of the year in the endgame, but the path to the best gear and equipment can be hard to understand without a good amount of study.<p>If you're interested in playing for the good stuff, without wasting much of your time, this guide will …

This chart will help you find the best Black Friday console deals

It's that time of the year again: time to pick up a gaming console on the cheap, often with a bunch of goodies thrown in for good measure. Or, you know, to buy one as a gift for someone or whatever.<p>This year we're trying something new: We're pulling out all of the Black Friday console bundles and …

Timely Alarm Clock

Timely is the beautiful Alarm Clock for Android, featuring a stunning user experience and revolutionary cloud integration to backup and synchronize …

Five reasons why I love TouchWiz over stock Android

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

Batteries

Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein | Alok Jha

There are a lot of open questions in modern physics.<p>Most of the universe is missing, for example. The atoms we know about account for less than 5% of …

Dear Microsoft, Don't Bail on Windows 8

The sheer audacity of Windows 8 was enough to set it apart. It was startling, the kind of uncompromising upheaval you almost never see from a …

Archaeologists map lost medieval Suffolk town of Dunwich under the sea

The streets, churches, market place and town walls of Dunwich, a major town in Suffolk which vanished into the North Sea centuries ago, have been …