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Using a Steel Ball, Motorized Magnets and Sand to Draw CNC Zen Gardens

Bruce Shapiro's ingenious Sisyphus machine<p>Combing your Zen garden with a rake is so 15th Century. So inventor Bruce Shapiro's Sisyphus machine …

Time-lapse Photography

Dual Skyscraper Design that "Erases" Shadows Between Them

Gaming the sun through geometry and reflectivity<p>For something that gives life to our planet, the sun can be a pain in the ass, at least in cities. …

Top 5: The world's best custom BMW R nineTs

BMW came out swinging when they released the R nineT. Even before the bike went on sale, it was farmed out to some of the world’s top custom builders: a clear indication of BMW’s new-found love for the custom scene.<p>There’s a lot to love about the R nineT itself. It’s powered by the punchy 1200cc …

Hot Rods

SmartPipe: Long Overdue Connected-Home/Quantified-Self Start-Up Satire

Purveyors of web-based procrastination-enablers Adult Swim have been treating online audiences to a series of ingenious infomercial parodies in …

Your nightlife tweets can improve urban planning

Tweeting about your fun night out with the gang could do much more than just instill FOMO in your followers -- it could help improve your city, too. At least that's what two computer researchers, Vanessa and Enrique Frías-Martínez, from Telefonica University and the University of Maryland …

Petite and Perfect: Our Best 'Under 1000 Square Foot' House Calls of the Year

You know we love to celebrate small abodes, and we especially love it when our readers show us just how much style they can cram into a home under …

Hollywood’s Streaming Nemesis Popcorn Time Gets A VPN, But You’ll Have To Pay For It

Christmas is a time for family, which by extension makes it a period for sitting back and watching a lot of movies and TV. Maybe that’s why Sony released “The Interview” on Christmas Day. That controversial flick will set you back $6 to rent or $12 to buy (unless you join the legions torrenting …

The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2014

2014 was the year that customs moved into the mainstream.<p>Nearly every major motorcycle brand has been working with independent builders: some publicly, and some privately. Yamaha and BMW are visibly throwing their weight behind the scene, while the Italians are working behind closed doors.<p>Indian …

Top 10

A Fine Time for Simplicity: 12 Minimalist Watches

Fashion designer Jil Sander once argued, “I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.” And in a world of information overload, non-stop …

The Wild Power

Energy Harvesting is device that uses temperature differences between objects to source renewable energy via a thermoelectric generator and …

KEEWIFI ROUTER: No Password, Tap to Connect, 30 Second Setup

<b>Keewifi</b> is unlike any other router. It <b>doesn't require a password</b> to connect to WiFi or a frustrating and tedious configuration process to install. <b>It</b> …

Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.<p>Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of …

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Agile Development

Mercedes G63 AMG 4x4 Is Mega-Burly 6x6 with One Less Axle

The utterly brutal and fantastic 6×6 variation of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is the least subtle Geländewagen ever built. We don’t know exactly how many the company actually constructed and sold $500,000 and up, but there’s no doubt the thing blew up among the internet-trawling cognoscenti of all …

The Plan to Turn NYC's Old Payphones Into Free Gigabit Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Today, the New York City mayor's office announced the winning bid to transform the city's existing payphone infrastructure. LinkNYC will bring free …

Some Billionaires Want To Give NYC a $170 Million Park In the Hudson

Last month, Mayor De Blasio announced a push to fund green spaces in New York's poor neighborhoods. This probably isn't exactly what he meant: Very …

The Sad Fates of the World's Six Tallest Unfinished Buildings

Building a house is stressful. Building a skyscraper is a nuclear bomb of stress, problems, and carefully-coordinated chaos—chaos that is closely …

Gymkhana 7 Is Here and It's SPECTACULAR—Watch It Now

The wait is over for Gymkhana 7! Ken Block assaults the streets of Los Angeles in the utterly spectacular, 845-hp, all-wheel-drive Hoonicorn Mustang RTR. This is every bit as spectacular as you imagined it would be.

Los Angeles

Edison Light Globes, Part 2: Brassy & Classy Steampunk-Style Lamp Fixtures

As beautiful as Edison Light Globes' bulbs are, it is their lamp designs that really shine, if you'll pardon the pun. The company's deep line-up of …