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‘Hoverboard’ is a self-balancing one-wheel skateboard

A new skateboard-like vehicle has been introduced, this one simply called “Hoverboard”. Before you get too excited, know this — it, like other …

The Melbourne by Luke Lamp Co.

One of my original designs, this mason jar rope lamp has found its way to customers all over the world – the internet truly amazes me. If you have …

Terminator-inspired tech could give traditional 3D printing a run for its money

If you've had a filling or other similar types of dental work done in the past decade or so, your dentist may have filled in voids in your teeth with …

3D Printing

Galaxy S6 benchmarked, outpaces every other smartphone

Ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge reveal, a lot of discussion was aimed at Samsung’s choice of SoC for their new flagship. Stateside, we’re …

How to Install Android on Raspberry Pi ? Raspberry Pi Projects

DIY Retro Raspberry Pi Arcade Built Without The Need For Programming (video)

Now that the new quad core Raspberry Pi 2 into mini computer has been launched providing quad core power for your needs. You might be interested in …

Raspberry Pi

JBL’s new Bluetooth speaker brings the features — and the price tag

When I reviewed the first-generation JBL Charge back in 2013, I called it a “colorful pill of a speaker that looks almost like, as an accessory, it leaped out of a new iPod touch commercial.” I loved it for its clear, crisp sound that was loud enough to shake most rooms: It delivered the sound …

Hand Ground Precision Coffee Grinder Offers 20 Coarseness Levels (video)

Coffee connoisseurs that are looking to be able to control the grind of their favourite coffee beans with a little more precision. Might be …

Coffee

DIY: “Walter Mitty” Leather Wallet

Every man needs a good wallet to carry around the daily essentials. Thanks to Attila from High on Glue, you don’t have to spend hours finding the …

WhatsApp Is Coming To Your Computer

WhatsApp has become one of the largest chat apps across the globe and has more than 600 million users. Now, the company has released news of their …

Apps

Beagle 2 Mars Probe Re-Discovered Intact 10 years After It Was Lost (video)

Unfortunately back in 2003 the team working on the Beagle 2 probe lost contact with their Mars spacecraft and did not obtain confirmation of his …

Space

A Scientific Ranking Of The Sexiest Types Of Creativity

What’s hotter, playing in a band or building websites? Science weighs in.<p>We don’t need science to know that creativity is sexy. Mick Jagger’s number proves that point. As do anecdotes from everyone’s lives about far lesser musicians than the Rolling Stones. In one recent study—conducted, of course, …

Creativity

The Magical Bulletproof Material That Made Iron Man Give Up Iron

Graphene is a fascinating material, consisting of a layer of carbon only one atom thick. As such, it’s not unusual for scientific journals to make it …

The New Sony Walkman Is a $1,100 Digital Music Player

Sorry, it won't play your Metallica tapes.<p><b>Don your most stonewashed denim</b> and dust off your cassette tapes: The Sony Walkman is back. Not that the newfangled Sony gadget — which the company unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas yesterday — will play your worn-out Whodini <i>Back in</i> …

Shure's New Mic Turns Your Smartphone Into a High-End Audio Recorder

Your iPhone and iPad are fine for recording voice memos or the occasional interview in a small and quiet space. But if you're looking for real audio …

The Handmade Wooden Desk Cable Organizer

Need a handy and suitable way to manage your cables on your wood table? Take a look at the handmade wooden <b>cable organizer</b>, it may be a nice companion …

Lacie Mirror Hard Drive

Using a laptop as your main computer commonly brings with it a crucial drawback: the need to haul an external drive around with it. Make sure it …

Gorilla Glass

The Withings Activité Pop Is Probably The Best Overall Activity Tracker Yet

Withings has shored up the only major complaint I had with its Activité fitness and activity tracker/watch: The price. The French health accessory maker has revealed the Activité Pop, which is a version of its flagship Activité that costs only $149.95 rather than $450, and it goes on sale tomorrow, …

Wearable Tech

Team Fortress 2 Awesome 15 Minute Movie Created With Source Filmmaker (video)

To accompany the second community created update released for Team Fortress 2 a new 15 minute movie has been released that has been created using …

How FX Wizards Brought Interstellar’s Strange Bots to Life

Author: Jason Kehe. Jason Kehe Gadget Lab<p>Date of Publication: 11.20.14.<p>Time of Publication: 10:38 am. 10:38 am<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>Aliens …

This Tiny Engine Could Make Leaf Blowers Sound Less Like Jets

Big engines like the 707-horsepower monster Dodge put in the Challenger Hellcat or Volvo's little four-cylinder that makes 425 ponies get all the …

The Glorious Old-School Gadgets of Ferris Bueller's Day Off

No director captured the angst and everyday indignities of an average teenager's world like John Hughes. Granted, as a child of the '80s, I'm …

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Making of Interstellar

Including the actual storm the crew weathered, and the coming director's cut.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Getty Images)</i><p><b>Interstellar, the Christopher Nolan-directed space epic</b> you've either seen or heard about these past two weeks, has already grossed over $132 million worldwide, fulfilling its destiny as 2014's …

Christopher Nolan Wrote a Comic Explaining That Interstellar Scene

You know the scene. No, not the ending. The cameo.<p><i>Mild spoilers for</i> Interstellar <i>below.</i><p><b>One of the more entertaining parts</b> of <i>Interstellar</i> is the surprise, unbilled cameo by Matt Damon, duking it out on an ice planet with Matthew McConaughey's Coop. Damon's Dr. Mann had sent positive signals to NASA …

Top 10 Ridiculously Fun Bearded Movember Gift Ideas

"Movember" is upon us and for those who aren't familiar with this, "no shave November" aka "Movember" is a new trend among men where they go the …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …

50 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Anybody can pick up a camera and take a picture, but it takes a skillfull photographer to utilize composition, exposure, and aperture to take a …

Unique Yaybahar acoustic instrument sounds like a digital space violin

Here's one out of left field. Turkish musician Gorkem Sen has invented a new kind of musical instrument that incorporates fretted strings, coiled …

Guitar