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SiteSee is a curated gallery of beautiful web design

Gone are the days where websites look like a bad acid trip.<p>Despite the ebb and flow of design trends, one thing is certain: In 2016, it’s just as important for websites to have great functionality as it is to have great looks.<p>If you’re an admirer of beautiful websites, we have the perfect …

WiFi-connected hard drive fits a Plex server in your pocket

Over the years we've seen Plex's media software run across a number of different devices, from PCs to game consoles to NAS and cellphones. Now, it's teamed up with Western Digital for what it says is the first portable Plex Media Server. The hardware is handled by the My Passport Wireless Pro, a …

Nintendo Is Changing: The New 'Zelda' Proves It

It's a new dawn in Hyrule as Link's latest adventure dominates E3<p>Nintendo president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aimé is not the only …

Step Inside One of the World's Most Beautiful Knife Shops

Before Town Cutler, a knife haven for both professional chefs and home cooks, opened in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, there was no serious …

These 4 Games Will Teach Kids How We Can Tackle Climate Change

The Games for Change finalists make playing games on your phone all day a lot more worthwhile.<p>For both kids and adults, games are sometimes a great way to learn about social issues and brainstorm creative solutions. The nonprofit Games for Change has worked on this idea for more than a decade, and …

Fly Pedals V3: Now in Technicolor!

The most versatile and unique pedal system on the market is now the most colorful too as Fly Pedals introduces new bright new colors for its latest …

Make sure your new Bluetooth headphones have this one crucial feature

Tech Insider/Antonio Villas-Boas<p>I've had it with tangling, snagging, and generally dealing with wires.<p>So if you're looking for a new pair of …

Niner RLT 9 Steel Review: Gravel is the new dirt.

Whether labeled gravel, all-road, adventure, or a jumble of those terms, it’s hard to ignore the wave of genre-blending cross bikes that have slammed …

Tested: Niner RLT 9 Steel

This sturdy steel, disc brake- and rack mount-equipped Niner is so much more than an adventure bike<p>Warning: Getting an “adventure bike” might make you do stupid things. When I first got the Niner RLT 9 Steel, I envisioned myself breaking free of my 9-to-5 shackles to ride off on the types of epic, …

New Jersey

The energy transition could be profound – and there's a lot to lose for those who can't keep up

The energy internet, the ‘smart’ grid, solar energy and battery storage are converging and the economic benefits are clear<p>Change is coming to the energy landscape. A transition to a new energy economy is happening. In a country like Australia – awash with energy both under and above the ground – …

Clean Energy

City planners tap into wealth of cycling data from Strava tracking app

Seventy-six cities and regions are using Strava Metro data to help assess and shape transport policy<p>Sheila Lyons recalls the way Oregon used to collect data on how many people rode bikes. “It was very haphazard, two-hour counts done once a year,” said the woman in charge of cycling policy for the …

Cycling
Typography

Someday all bikes will be like the electric Ampler Hawk

The founders of Ampler don’t want you to think of electric bicycles as special. "We are making bicycles," says co-founder Ardo Kaurit with a pause. "We’re building 21st century bicycles that combine a really good bike with modern technology to make them even better." The implication is that a day …

North Sea

These Gamification Productivity Apps Will Boost Your Success

Gamification of work can help you achieve a lot more than you usually would, as it turns regular tasks into games. The basics of gamification are …

New Framed Bikes Marquette carbon 27.5+ bike might end up lighter than your wallet

Framed Bikes offers a full line of bikes heavy on the fat tires, but you just can’t have a complete line without a plusser these days. The carbon …

Our Best Tips & Tools for Starting an Indoor Garden

You're doing it! You bought a tiny, leggy plant! It's happening! A garden!<p>So... Now what?<p>Hang in there. Is gardening a commitment, a project? <i>Yes.</i> As gardening maven Marie Viljoen told us, <b>"If you take [your garden] for granted, it's going to go south pretty quickly."</b><p>So, stock up: Get the tools …

No more hippies and explorers: a lament for the changed world of cycling

I came across an interesting film the other day. It was linked from Sidetracked, a beautiful, outdoors lifestyle-y type magazine. The kind you buy in a bookshop rather than a newsagent, full of long-form journalism and photo essays, not product reviews and top 10 lists.<p>The video was of one woman, …

Cycling

Unable To Compete On Price, Nuclear Power On The Decline In The U.S.

Renewable energy and new technologies that are making low-carbon power more reliable are growing rapidly in the U.S. Renewables are so cheap in some parts of the country that they're undercutting the price of older sources of electricity such as nuclear power.<p>The impact has been significant on the …

Nuclear Energy

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says

A group of youngsters just won a major decision in their efforts to sue the federal government over climate change. An Oregon judge ruled Friday that …

“The Matrix” Meets “Drive” In This Explosive Data Viz For Porsche

Driving a Porsche is incredible. I don’t even care about cars, and the one time a friend let me drive his, I felt like I was racing through the streets on the back of a growling tiger. And that was just taking it up to 30 miles an hour.<p>The newest project from the data art studio Onformative …

Particles

NDVR Cycle: The World's Finest Titanium Travel Bike

<b>THE MISSION</b><p>Built by riders for riders, <b>NDVR</b> is set to deliver the world's finest titanium travel bike. Nothing compares to the freedom a bike offers …

FiiO's sweet little $40 USB digital converter-headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac plugs-in FiiO's teensy gizmo, and likes what he hears.<p>FiiO's K1 USB digital converter has been buried under a pile of crap on my desk for months, but it's not my fault. The K1 is so darned small it's easy to lose track of, but now that I've gotten around to listening to it I'm here …

Audiophile

Aaron Stinner Says the Bike Business Is Broken. Here’s His Way to Fix It

“Every day, I was going into work like, ‘This is so fucked,'” Aaron Stinner said, reminiscing on his former job. He was 24, managing Bicycle Bob’s …

This New Office Will Have Hundreds Of Spaces For Bikes–But None For Gas Cars

Sorry, car commuters. You’ll have to find parking on the street.<p>When a new high-rise is built in downtown Oslo, Norway, one of the first things visitors will notice is the bikes: A massive ramp leads cyclists directly into the building, and the plate-glass windows in the lobby show off bike …

Australian company launches home solar storage battery to take on electronics giant Tesla

With the number of depleted home solar batteries being thrown away tipped to rise over the coming years, one Australian company is taking on …

Clean Energy

Watch the first trailer for Netflix's Voltron revival

Animated mech porn<p>Shows like <i>House of Cards</i> and <i>Daredevil</i> might get all of the attention, but Netflix's impressive push into original programming is on all fronts — including children's shows. One of the most highly-anticipated is the <i>Voltron</i> revival from Dreamworks Animation, and this weekend we're …

Entertainment

Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job

The Uber model just doesn’t work for other industries. The price points always fail — and that’s a good thing<p>The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo recently wrote an oddly lamenting piece about how “the Uber model, it turns out, doesn’t translate.” Manjoo describes how so many of the “Uber-of-X” …

Silicon Valley

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

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