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Instant’s New Android App Lets You Track Just About Anything

Quantified-self enthusiasts – those who are somewhat obsessed with using technology to better understand themselves, their daily habits and personal trends – have been fortunate to have a wide variety of niche apps to choose from for measuring everything from athletic activity, to travel time, and …

How a baby formula maker scored a viral hit [VIDEO]

If you don’t have children, you may be unaware of the wars currently raging when it comes to parenting—breast versus bottle, disposable versus cloth, …

This video shows how SpaceX plans to land largest rocket in the world

You know what's cooler than a gigantic rocket? A gigantic rocket that can land itself. Elon Musk's SpaceX released a new video this week demonstrating just what it plans to do with its upcoming Falcon Heavy rocket, which is set to launch for the first time later this year.<p>In essence, the rocket is …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Fitness Expert Says the Best Workouts Are Simple and Free. Here's Why

Training doesn't have to be expensive or complex to increase your gains<p>I have moved a few times in my life. Dragging fitness equipment over multiple state lines is very expensive and can be a royal pain. Through the years, I have bought and re-bought several Olympic bars, collections of smaller …

Exercise

CurrentC tries and fails to explain why merchants are blocking Apple Pay

Basically no one had heard of CurrentC last week. But as of Saturday, that all changed: everyone now knows it as the reason that big retail stores like Walmart and Best Buy aren't letting you use Apple Pay. CurrentC is those stores' own mobile payments app, and it was created specifically for them …

MSi GS30 Shadow Gaming Laptop With GamingDock For Extra Power

MSi has this week added a new addition to their range of gaming notebooks, in the form of the newly launched MSi GS30 Shadow system. That MSi has …

The Helmet That Could Change Football

It's flexible, but it can really take a beating.<p>For decades, football players have worn rigid, unyielding helmets that protected the skull but did little to prevent concussions. To address this shortcoming, Riddell built a smarter helmet. Available to NFL and college teams, and soon youth and high …

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Is Worth Nearly $1 Billion

Jessica Alba undoubtedly has star power and it has benefited Honest Company, a marker of eco-friendly baby products she co-founded in 2011.<p>The company raised $70 million in a recent funding round – adding to the already $52 million the company has raised since it launched three years ago. This …

Inside The World’s Most Intriguing (And Probably Only) Futurist Bar

Sip a drink and watch a chalkboard-scrawling robot do its thing as you engage with the Long Now Foundation’s ode to the future.<p>The Long Now Foundation supports a 10,000-year clock project, a digital library of human languages, and research to bring back species from extinction. It’s not exactly …

How to Make French Press Coffee | The Art of Manliness

Every man should know how to brew a decent cup of coffee. It’s an everyday skill that should be passed down from father to son, like shaving or …

Smartwatches that range from chic to geek (pictures)

Digital credit card replacement Coin is almost ready to swipe — the Coin Beta begins today

Coin Beta, launching today, gives backers early access before a spring launch<p>Since digital card holder Coin was announced last November, the team behind it has done a lot of thinking. To battle fraud, they've implemented an optional morse code unlocking system. To help manufacture the more than …

With $27.8M in Series B funding, Jaunt plans to bring cinematic virtual reality to the masses

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>Just five months after coming out of stealth mode, virtual reality cinema startup Jaunt is looking to …

AdDetector will make sure you never mistake a sponsored story for a real one

Sponsored news stories — or what are more politely known as "native ads" — are becoming a fixture of the web, yet it isn't always so easy to tell when an article is sponsored. Google engineer Ian Webster is now trying to solve that problem with a browser extension called AdDetector, which searches …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

Small Spaces

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

How to Cook With Alcohol + 5 Alcohol-Infused Recipes | The Art of Manliness

Out of all the articles I’ve written for AoM, I must admit that I enjoyed this assignment the most. You see, I subscribe to the two-hand cooking …

The iPhone 6's Lightning cable may be reversible at both ends

Apple is apparently preempting the new reversible USB standard with its own symmetrical design<p>Sonny Dickson, the man who provided the sapphire glass screen rumored to feature at the front of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6, has a new hardware revelation about the unannounced new phone: a reversible USB …

From 'Call of Duty' to 'Assassin's Creed,' the 8 most exciting new game trailers

Gamescom 2014 doesn't officially begin until tomorrow, but just like with E3, neither Sony nor Microsoft can wait for the massive German trade show to begin. Both companies held press conferences today, and while there weren't too many surprising reveals, we got a closer look at some of the most …

Samsung ditches all-plastic design with metal Galaxy Alpha

Get used to this look, you're going to see a lot of it<p>After much speculation, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy Alpha, a smartphone with a metal frame. The Alpha is an ultra-thin (6.7mm) Android phone with a 4.7-inch 720p display, 12-megapixel camera, a fairly small 1,860mAh battery, and …

How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future

You can't ride a bike in Seattle without thinking about the seven hills. (No one can agree on which ones make up "the seven," but they're not a friendly ride.) And you better think about the city's famously unpredictable weather patterns. And who knows? You might finish work and want to head …

The self-proclaimed Banksy of Tehran

Banksy has some competition in Tehran, and his name is Black Hand. The graffiti artist is inspired by Banksy's legendary stenciling technique, and he has been adorning the streets of Tehran with playful political messages. As you might expect, his work is often scrubbed from walls just hours after …

28 Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses That Have Stood The Test Of Time

The lighthouse is a near-universal symbol of safety and guidance that has helped mariners find their way home since ancient times. Although they are …

Etymology

25 Awesome Furniture Design Ideas For Cat Lovers

Seeing as today (August 8th) is International Cat Day, we figured that many cat owners might want to get their cat companions a gift to show them …

Furniture

A tool for creating crazy paper airplane designs (pictures)

Did Chicago's facial recognition system catch its first crook?

How advanced police technology comes up short<p>When Pierre D. Martin was arrested on robbery charges, it didn’t seem like an unusual case. There were nearly 12,000 robberies reported to the Chicago Police Department last year, and Martin was charged in two of them after allegedly carrying out daytime …

Apple will reveal its wrist gadget next month, says Apple watcher John Gruber

One of the biggest mysteries in tech is on the cusp of being solved. Apple's highly anticipated wearable device for the wrist will be shown off in September, according to the well sourced Apple observer John Gruber. Responding to a <i>Verge</i> story today on the Moto 360 charging dock, Gruber announced …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …