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Bloomberg Pursuits - Bloomberg

More Features from Pursuits<p>Fashion<p>Streetwear Has Its Moment at $1 Million Supreme Auction<p>Kim Bhasin<p>Collectibility of the billion-dollar brand …

The Internet of Things, Unplugged and Untethered - MIT Technology Review

The iPhone wouldn’t stop chirping. On a recent morning I was riding in a car through Silicon Valley with three people from a startup called Iotera. A …

Medieval social networks: a small world?

The spread of the Black Death in the 14th Century reveals our medieval ancestors' social networks and shows how connected they were.<p>“Everyone on this planet is separated by only six other people”. So says a character in John Guare’s 1990 play Six Degrees of Separation. It’s a maxim that has come to …

Ann Arbor

欧洲航天局计划让3D打印进入金属时代

天文学家首次在银河核球发现宜居区

光能违反牛顿第三运动定律

黑客攻击的七大战术

程序员 写道 <i>"不计其数的黑客们游荡在因特网中来欺骗那些容易上当的用户。它们多年使用着重复的攻击手段,毫无创新地利用着我们懒惰、误判和一些犯二的行为。 不过每年,恶意软件研究人员总会遇到一些引人侧目的攻击手段。这些攻击手段在不断拓展恶意攻击的范围。新的攻击手段都是不按套路出牌的,尽管这些手段在被研究看</i> …

D-Wave量子计算机引发更多质疑

建立一个可选择加入的社会

物理学家提出自由意志图灵测试

Modular Robotics

The most customizable personal robot.<p>Fifteen years ago, Lego released the Mindstorms Robotics Invention System, and amateur roboticists went wild. With it, they could snap together motorized creations that they could program with an intelligent brick. Since then, the Mindstorms online community has …

Porsche 996 GT3 stripped and outfitted to create a virtual simulator -

Every driving enthusiast yearns to feel the adrenaline rush experienced while throwing open the throttle of a supercar on a racing track. Only a …

Virtual Reality

Mercedes Benz Style presents the final design of its Granturismo luxury yacht Arrow460 -

At the last year’s Monaco Yacht Show, we first heard about the joint venture between Mercedes Benz Style and a UK based company Silver Arrow Marine …

Mercedes-Benz

Re-engineered Martin personal jetpack is set to go on sale by mid 2014 -

Turning science fiction into reality, New Zealand bases company “Martin Aircraft”, which a couple of years back awed the world with its personal …

New Zealand

Vertu introduces its second Android smartphone “Constellation” for $6,600 -

After splitting ways with its former owner Nokia, Vertu has freed itself from the shackles of Symbian OS and has moved towards Android, which no …

Mobile Technology

NBC reality TV show to send winner into space on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic -

Are you a fan of reality TV or are you bored of the same kind of shows being repeated endlessly? Worry not! Reality TV is soon going to be bumped to …

Space Travel

Soneva Fushi Maldivies delivers luxury with the largest resort villas in the Indian Ocean -

There is something called a slow life status symbol slowly creeping into man’s fast paced existence. But it guarantees a lot more than just …

Swimming Pools

2014 Gen 5 Cirrus Aircraft line-up comes with luxury LED lighting -

Duluth, Minnesota based Cirrus Aircraft, known never to settle for status quo and its relentless pursuit for innovation, today announced the …

Extremely rare WWII German Enigma Enciphering Machine on sale at Bonhams -

World War II

Ferruccio Lamborghini’s one-of-a-kind twin-V12 powered Riva Aquarama speedboat restored -

True Lamborghini enthusiasts might know that the company’s founder and patriarch, Ferruccio Lamborghini, owed a Riva Aquarama speedboat commissioned …

Speedboat

Zaha Hadid designs an ultra futuristic luxury superyatch with an interior pool -

Whenever the famous British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid gets her hands on a project, we are guaranteed of a design marked with distinct uniqueness and …

Architecture

The first Porsche Experience Center to open in Los Angeles next year -

Los Angeles

Gold Bugatti Veyron of a Saudi millionaire makes crowds go berserk in London -

Supercars

Genetically Modified Bacteria Produce 50 Percent More Fuel - MIT Technology Review

Researchers at UCLA have opened a path to cheaper and cleaner biofuels by using genetic engineering to fundamentally change how certain organisms …

What the Tesla Battery Fire Means for Electric Vehicles - MIT Technology Review

(UPDATE: Tesla has provided more information about the accident. See below.)<p>This week a Tesla Motors Model S electric vehicle caught on fire after …

The Much-Hyped 3D Printer Market Is Entering A New Growth Phase, Says Gartner

3D printing remains a nascent market, despite high levels of hype around the technology’s potential — such as, most recently, news that astronauts will be using a 3D printer in space next year. The hype may be a little overblown but there’s no doubting the technology’s trajectory. Enter analyst …

Russian Mobile-First Banking Startup, RocketBank, Nabs $2M From Runa Capital

Another startup seeking to shake up the banking market with a convenient, mobile-first approach has bagged $2 million in seed funding from Runa Capital. Russia’s RocketBank launched its service in July 2012 and has since accrued “a few thousand” users. Its iOS app includes the ability to pay a …