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14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Black Holes

Meteor Raises $20M To Build The One JavaScript Stack To Rule Them All

The competitive landscape for app development tool providers keeps getting tighter, with Meteor Development Group raising $20 million for its stack of frameworks and tools for developing web and mobile applications in JavaScript.<p>The round, led by Matrix Partners with investments also coming in from …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

The Nexpaq modular smartphone case will let you add lasers to your mobile

The concept of a modular smartphone that lets you quickly swap in components like a bigger battery or better camera has been around for a few years now, but the best-known example — Google's Project Ara — is still firmly in the prototype stage. Now, however, a new Kickstarter campaign is offering …

Woven Roots - Chicken Coop(Official HD Video)

Samsung Gear VR To Come With A $199 Price Tag

Samsung launched it’s own virtual mobile reality headset, in partnership with the folks at Oculus VR. It’s an accessory for the Samsung Galaxy Note …

Water Tank + Pallets = Chicken Coop • Recyclart

5<p>4<p>35<p>en_US<p>article<p>Here is one of the most original chicken coop made from recycled materials …

Smash Bros. Video Puts Mario In Real-Life Tokyo

And since he's in real life, he has to take the subway to the <i>Smash Bros.</i> tournament. Just like everyone else.<p>The trailer was done by Japan-based …

Single experimental tree produces 40 different kinds of fruit (Video)

Imagine a mythical tree that grows not one, but forty different types of fruits, allowing people to harvest an ample amount of fruits at different …

This colorful tree is designed to grow 40 types of fruit

Even the most beautiful trees tend to bloom in only a single color, but artist Sam Van Aken is growing trees that turn into a kaleidoscopic array of flowers come spring. A project of his, the "Tree of 40 Fruit," has Van Aken grafting 40 different stone fruit branches onto a single tree, ultimately …

McDonald’s Launches ‘Chicken Legend’ With World’s Least Dangerous Daredevil Stunt

Chickens might not fly much in life, but in death, a few of them got some pretty good air time with this odd U.K. stunt for McDonald's new Chicken …

Final Fantasy 14's Gay Marriage Decision Inspires Pride Parade

Pixel Pride 2014.<p>Players of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn have held a gay pride parade following Square Enix's decision to allow same-sex …

Sense tracks your sleep without intruding on it

Sleep trackers already come in all shapes and forms -- whether they're apps on your phone or sensors strapped to your wrist. But if you really want …

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

Payback time mother fuckers!

This may be the greatest invention in the history of water balloons

37 balloons. One hose. Game over.<p>If you've ever had the pleasure of participating in a water balloon fight, you will concur that the most frustrating part of battle is reloading. You think you've got an uninflated balloon securely attached to the end of a garden hose, and then as soon as you turn …

Build Your Own Bug Out Bag

When disaster strikes and you need to haul ass, you don’t want to be running around gathering essentials. Your solution is a bug out bag—a kit that …

This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone

I’d think this was just a clever April Fools’ joke, if it weren’t the middle of July.<p>Motorola has teamed up with a company called VivaLnk to make a temporary tattoo that can unlock a smartphone, no PIN required. Slap it on your skin, hold your phone up to it, and bam — phone unlocked.<p>Who needs …

Fund a hoverbike, get a quadcopter

Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.<p>Three years ago, engineer Chris Malloy unveiled his Hoverbike: a twin-bladed 'copter that, he claimed, could reach speeds of 173mph (278.4kph) and was built to withstand altitudes of 10,000ft …

Drones

Cat vs. Alligator

Salt water-powered Quant e-Sportlimousine gets European approval

As I stood around waiting for NanoFlowcell's Geneva Motor Show press conference in March, my eyes bounced back and forth between the exotic curves of …

Environmentally Friendly

The Chemistry Behind Making the Best Jello Shots

Almost everyone I know has at least one Jello Shot story. Though most of these tales don’t have happy endings, the slurp-able alcoholic gelatinous …

How to inhale your alcohol

“Drinking is so 2013,” says Vapshot, creator of a pair of alcohol vaporizers aimed at the discerning partygoer for whom dumping alcohol down one’s …

Novelty toaster will burn your selfie into bread

Spurred by silly news reports of people seeing faces in the random patterns on their toast, various novelty toasters have appeared allowing one to …