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Baby box scheme rolled out across Scotland

<b>Baby boxes containing essential items such as clothes, books and blankets are to be delivered to new mothers across Scotland for the first time.</b><p>The cardboard boxes also include a mattress and can be used for babies to sleep in as an alternative to a crib.<p>The Scottish government hopes the boxes will …

Pregnancy

5 Small-Space Ideas to Steal From This Cool Caravan

There's style (and some super-smart storage moves) to be found inside.<p>This tiny caravan — the Wohnwagon, designed in Austria — might inspire romantic notions of hitting the open road and never looking back, but we're realists. There's few of us who can pick up and get of Dodge at a moment's …

“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries

From something as simple as a door sensor at a store to the new age of “smart” sensors in a rapidly emerging wearables market, the application of sensors has already permeated many parts of our everyday lives.<p>But the future of dynamic sensor applications goes beyond just measuring your heart rate …

Body Language

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Deciphered After 1,800 Years

A newly deciphered letter home dating back around 1,800 years reveals the pleas of a young Egyptian soldier named Aurelius Polion who was serving, probably as a volunteer, in a Roman legion in Europe.<p>In the letter, written mainly in Greek, Polion tells his family that he is desperate to hear from …

The Intelligent-Design Theory That Inspired Darwin

Creationism and evolution may be bitter rivals today. But they share a common ancestor.<p>Earlier this week, young-earth creationist Ken Ham and “Science Guy” Bill Nye engaged in a well-publicized debate at the Creation Museum in Kentucky. It was generally been framed as a contest between science and …

Cincinnati Startup Sqrl Raises $550K And Launches Document Reminder Service

I’m especially fond of business ideas formed by real people, in the trenches, in real jobs, trying to solve real problems that immediately affect them. Seeing that the idea could benefit others and turn a profit as a startup at the same time makes it all the better. I don’t know, it just seems less …

App wants to print and send your photos for free

A photo app for iOS believes it has found a novel way to provide users prints of their photos, free of charge.<p><b>A photo app for iOS believes it has</b> …

MakeVR Wants to Make 3D Design Easy and Collaborative

Sixense, a tech leader in virtual reality gaming controllers, enters 3D printing by launching its MakeVR Kickstarter next week. We got a hands-on look at the new 3D design program and what makes it different from other CAD software.<p><b>The time for 3D printing is now.</b> With printers becoming more and …

Photo App Groopic Goes Freemium, Launches On Android

Taking a group photo can be tricky — using the front camera often creates low-quality images, while the rear camera typically requires a number of takes and even so, you might get a shot of your faces, but what about the backdrop?<p>An app called Groopic, developed by Pakistani startup Eyedeus Labs, …

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A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

Chinese DIY Inventions

One visible sign of China's recent economic growth is the rise in prominence of inventors and entrepreneurs. For years now, Chinese farmers, engineers, and businessmen have taken on ambitious do-it-yourself projects, constructing homemade submarines, helicopters, robots, safety equipment, weapons …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

Kwikset Kevo review: This brainy smart lock just isn't brawny enough - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Kwikset Kevo</b> packs a lot of subtle smarts into a little device. The indoor/outdoor sensor worked flawlessly, never once letting us in when it shouldn't have.<p><b>The Bad</b> The SmartKey deadbolt at the heart of the Kevo is too easy to break for a lock that costs $219. Also, phones that aren't …

Home Automation

Mexican Drug Murders May Never Be Bad Enough to Deter Tourists

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Stories about drug-related violence in Mexico are so commonplace that even ever-more-gruesome …