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C64 Keyboard Emulation Over Serial

There’s a lot of reasons you might want to emulate the keyboard on your Commodore 64. The ravages of time and dust may have put the original keyboard …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Flyability's Elios UAV is now even safer thanks to DJI

This is the kind of drone you want on your side when you've got more precarious locations to navigate.<p>DJI has partnered with Swiss aerial tech company Flyability to make the Elios UAV aircraft even safer using a special image transmission system known as the Lightbridge 2. The result is a rescue …

Letting it ride: Entrepreneur bets it all on a $6,800, 84 mpg microcar for the masses

All of the buzz around the cars of the future — from the millions of dollars in investment sloshing around the industry to the glitzy unveilings at …

Electric Vehicles

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

After a 'Shark Tank' Flop, This Entrepreneur Got an Email From Richard Branson

Here's how Jamie Siminoff, CEO of Ring, keeps success from getting to his head.<p>In September 2013, Jamie Siminoff had an opportunity that many American entrepreneurs dream about. He pitched DoorBot, a doorbell system that allows you to remotely see and talk to the person at your door via your …

See How This Colorful Woven Chair Was Made

Design students Elaina Runge (who studies textiles) and Ana Mosseri (who studies furniture design), worked together to create an over-sized chair …

What researchers found after analyzing 15 million words in eBay listings

DVD “seasons” are worth more than “series.” “Authentic” items are more valuable than “genuine” ones. A product for a classy “gent” costs more than one for a regular “man.”<p>A pair of UK researchers reached these conclusions after analyzing 15 million words in 68,000 eBay listings to determine how …

Toyota hydrogen research leads to a better battery

When Toyota launched its Mirai fuel cell car, it seemed to abandon the idea of a pure battery electric vehicle in favor of hydrogen power. But, Rana Mohtadi, a scientist working on hydrogen storage at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), found that technology she was developing …

Transform an Ikea Side Table into a Music Visualizer

Hack a $10 Ikea table with LEDs to make a jumbo music visualizer that dances to your tunes!<p>Here’s a table I bought from Ikea and inserted loads of LEDs, electronics, and a microphone into, so I can put it next to the stereo and have a display that reacts and “dances” to the music played. It’s great …

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Splyt light kits let you build your own glowing works of art

There is any easy way to create your own unique lighting decor at home - and, no, we aren't talking about the soda can lamps from middle school shop …

Middle School

Your Old Cell-Phone Batteries Could Power Solar Lamps For 3 Years

Most cell phones are replaced every couple of years, but their lithium-ion batteries are good for five years of use, meaning that they go to the …

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Doing cardio first is like digging for gold with a shovel. Getting through a single layer requires 32 scoops to be removed. You'll eventually see gold, but it will take a while.<p>Cardio is maligned by so called "serious lifters" but done exclusively by 60 percent of those who set foot in the gym …

Cardio

Raspberry Pi + IKEA = ultimate retro gaming table

We need battery-free wireless computers to power the internet of things. Now we have one.

The Internet of Things (IoT) envisions a technological utopia of objects that link our homes, offices and factories, allowing them to talk to us and each other through embedded computers and telemetry. We’ve been promised a world of a trillion sensors.<p>But for now we’re stuck with $700 wi-fi enabled …

10 space-saving furniture designs for small homes

City dwellers are adapting to escalating house prices by living in smaller, more flexible spaces, and designers are responding with furniture that …

5 Ways That One Minute of Meditation Could Change Your Life

Seriously, meditating for one minute today could change your life. Here's how:<p>Seriously, meditating for one minute today could change your life. Here's how:<p><b>1. Hear Your Intuition</b><p>You wake up in the morning and you feel grumpy but instead of doing a grumpy day, you decide to try something new. You …

Meditation

A First Look Inside WeWork’s New “Coliving” Spaces

As the popular coworking startup turns to housing, design could be key to making the model sustainable.<p>In January, <i>Fast Company</i> broke the news that the coworking startup WeWork was beta testing its first “coliving” spaces in New York. Today, the company is opening the space–a residential extension …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

Miracles of yoga that left this heart surgeon stumped

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Eastern philosophy has consistently shown that the mind has a far greater effect on our heart than modern medicine …

This Drone Film Captures The Breathtaking Beauty Of Our Planet

Drones have had something of a bad rep recently. This film will rectify that.<p>Cinematographer Christian Grewe took his 4K camera and a DJI Phantom 3 …

Breaking Down The Drone Stack

I’ve been studying the drone ecosystem in-depth for more than a year, initially resulting in the Future of Frontier Tech report I wrote at CB …

Metropolis : Futuristic Empathic Wheel Shaped Police Drone

Adolfo Esquivel has made Charles Bombardier’s vision into futuristic digital model. <b>Metropolis</b> is a future vision of patrol drone equipped with a …

This beautiful electric bike will charge itself with built-in solar panels

Leaos<p>Electric bikes are all the rage these days, especially among urban dwellers — and for good reason, too.<p>E-bikes are a green mode of …

Wipebook Pro Portable Whiteboard Notebook Hits Kickstarter (video)

Following on from the launch of the Wipebook back in 2013 via Kickstarter and subsequent new projects including the Wipebook 3 and WipeChart. Frank …

Artist Dominic Wilcox Makes Children's Inventions a Reality

Every once in a while, kids demonstrate a stroke of genius—and that moment deserves to be documented. Designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox (known for …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

This talking dinosaur for kids was named one of the best inventions of the year

CogniToys launched on Kickstarter earlier this year and earned $275,000 in pledges to help bring the project to life.<p>It was later named one of Time's 25 best inventions of 2015.<p>The toy is a talking dinosaur — but it doesn't just give programmed responses.<p>It connects to the internet via WiFi and …