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3D printable Drone It Yourself kit turns mundane objects into flying machines (video)

These days, drones are all the rage. Now, you can make your own with this handy Drone It Yourself kit from designer Jasper van Loenen. Droneifying (it's a word now) your belongings is a relatively straightforward procedure; all you need is a 3D printer and the ability to follow simple instructions. …

Does A $347 3-D Printer Mean The Future Is Here? Or Just Paper-Thin Progress?

Now on Kickstarter, the Buccaneer is designed for easy at-home use, costs less than an iPhone–and just might make or break our collective dream of technology.<p>The magic words, or magic number-plus-letter, of our technological fantasies to date are: 3-D. The 3-D printer is this year’s collective …

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

How to make your Bluetooth speaker sound better

Try the Audiophiliac's simple experiments, and you might get better sound. It's easy to do, and it's free.<p>One great thing about Bluetooth speakers is you can use them to learn about how room size and acoustics affect a given speaker's sound quality. Experiment with placement and you'll quickly …

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Why Is Jack Lew So Optimistic About the Economy?

The treasury secretary's upbeat predictions about growth, immigration reform, and U.S.-China relations<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>The U.S. Treasury Secretary is feeling optimistic. Despite some long-term problems (such as weak job growth and income inequality), Jack Lew believes the economy is on the way …

Some San Franciscans chafe at America's Cup costs

They are the most advanced sailboats money can buy, a hobby for billionaires who race them in a region home to more than a few of them.<p>San Francisco is making final preparations to host the America's Cup for the first time, and some are wondering if it's worth the expense.<p>"I don't think we should …

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Should US colleges charge engineers more than English majors?

Imagine opening a restaurant menu and finding that every dish, from the steak frites to the frisse salad, costs $14.99. It would seem odd, right? After all, buying and cooking a ribeye is more expensive than throwing some lettuce in a bowl. Charging the same for each wouldn’t make sense.<p>Yet, that’s …

College & University

The complete US jobs report for June in two simple charts

The US economy <b>added 195,000 jobs in June</b>, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate was <b>unchanged at 7.6%</b>. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:<p>Here’s what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:<p>Read full story

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