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If only the police took every cyclist as seriously as they are taking Jeremy Vine

As almost everybody now surely knows, the BBC presenter Jeremy Vine, while cycling through Kensington, filmed an altercation with a motorist, posted it online and reported the matter to the Metropolitan Police.<p>We now know that the motorist concerned has been arrested and is currently on police bail …

Delhi government to penalise Ola and Uber cabs for surge pricing during odd-even car restrictions

The Delhi government has said that it will take "strict action" against Uber and Ola after customers faced heavy surge pricing on the first working …

Adidas’s new 3D-printed midsole promises perfect-fit sneakers

There are a lot of ways shoppers can customize their sneakers these days, but they’re focused almost entirely on superficial elements, such as the sneaker’s color scheme. Adidas wants to go a step further and let you customize the way your sneakers fit.<p>The company announced yesterday (Oct. 7) that …

3D Printing

Chinese scientists want to sell these teensy genetically-engineered pigs as pets

Now, another group of researchers have created genetically engineered "micro-pigs" which they want to sell as pets, Nature News recently reported.<p>Researchers at the genomics institute BGI in Shenzhen used gene editing to modify Bama pigs.<p>Bama pigs are already teensy — they weigh about half as much …

Scientists explain underlying cause of unhealthy brain aging

Doctors commonly recommend patients increase their intake of calcium as a means of combating osteoporosis for aging bones.<p>But calcium also plays an …

IFA: Sony CAS-1 is desktop system for hi-res and headphones

The CAS-1 uses Sony's own LDAC codec, which it says is more efficient than standard Bluetooth streaming. You can also connect via the Sony SongPal …

Researchers built a robot that can paint as well as Vincent Van Gogh

Researchers from the University of Tubingen have developed an algorithm that allows an artificial neural network of computers to accurately learn how to paint just like famous artists.<p>In June, Google revealed that it had built sophisticated image recognition software that enabled its robots to see …

Amazon expands one click buying program, makes Dash Button free

Amazon is announcing the expansion of its Dash Buttons this morning, with new incentives and a number of new brands added to the program.<p>Amazon …

These new Bose headphones could be the most comfortable you'll ever wear

By and large, when buying expensive headphones, many consumers in the US are choosing Beats due to the brand's huge visibility in pop culture. Sound seems to be a secondary consideration — even though recent Beats products like the Solo 2 Wireless headphones have made big strides in audio quality. …

Artificially Intelligent Robot Tells Creator It Will Keep Humans "In a People Zoo"

<b>Android Dick is a robot created in the likeness of the science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick.</b> Android Dick is an attempt to create thinking and …

Apple TV 4 hardware revealed: A8 chip, black remote, 8/16GB storage, same ports, no 4K

The fourth-generation Apple TV, set to be unveiled at an event on September 9th and released in October, will feature a mix of new and familiar hardware, according to reliable sources. While the new device will sport a much faster processor than the current Apple TV, a color-matched remote control, …

Smart TV

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Which active desk designs are best for your body and mind? Read on.<p>If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, it’s become painfully clear through science that sitting all day is terrible for your health. What’s especially alarming about this evidence is that extra physical activity doesn’t …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Bang Olufsen Beoplay H2 Headphones

in Audio, Tech on<p>3 Shares<p>3<p>The H2 from Bang & Olufsen is a headset crafted with care from premium materials to bring you pure listening pleasure. It …

Bang & Olufsen Love Affair Collection

in Audio, Tech on<p>0 Shares<p>It has been 90 years since Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen started their journey into technology, at a time when it was still …

Bang & Olufsen

Google's AI can learn to play video games

It's machines all the way down<p>Google's DeepMind AI can beat 49 Atari video games. That may not sound like much, but it taught itself to play — a significant step for machine learning.<p>Google acquired DeepMind Technologies last year, beating out Facebook on the bid. At the time, there was speculation …

Microsoft previews Xbox One dashboard, reveals console can control your home theater

Despite having seen plenty of impressive Xbox One games in action, we're decidedly less familiar with the console's user interface. To this point, Microsoft has only demonstrated the UI in small doses, both at the Xbox One unveiling and later E3. Aside from brief glimpses of a live programming …

Roku is adding DIAL support for Chromecast-like multiscreen functionality

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Roku will add support for the DIAL protocol to its devices in the near future, CEO Anthony Wood announced at the Next TV …

Nissan Smartwatch on the Horizon

When talking about smartwatches, most of us would figure that only phone-making companies would participate in the industry. After all, a smartwatch …

Gear & Gadgets

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …

Nearly A Year Later, Twitter Triggers Return to IFTTT With Official Support

Today, the ‘Internet glue’ service IFTTT gets a fresh set of Twitter triggers that allow users to build recipes that react to tweets, favorites, retweets and more. This enables users to return to archiving tweets to Dropbox, saving links and images, building lists off of favs and much more.<p>IFTTT …

The best 100 restaurants in the UK

Bombay-style cafe Dishoom has topped Yelp's top 100 places to eat in the UK list, devised from reviews left on the website by members of the public<p>Bombay-style cafe <b>Dishoom</b> in London's Covent Garden has nabbed the top spot in Yelp's Top 100 places to eat in the UK list.<p>It knocked former winner …

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Around The Corner (1937) How Differential Steering Works

New Chemical Brothers album coming in 2015

Limited-edition designs of the iconic drum machine are available in black and white.<p>The arts and events space, which will donate to mental health …

Pioneer shows off their slick CarPlay integration for aftermarket car stereos

Once the iPhone is connected to the dash system, CarPlay makes it possible to access contacts, multimedia and other data stored on the smartphone …

Adidas teams with Spotify to soundtrack your run, hook you up with a new route

Spotify knows a thing of two about playlists we guess. As for Adidas? It's responsible for more gallons of sweat than most. So, in something of an inspired combination, the two forces have linked-up to create a web-tool for runners. Hit up this link, and you'll be prompted for your location, a hint …