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Google releases new TensorFlow Object Detection API

Google is releasing a new TensorFlow object detection API to make it easier for developers and researchers to identify objects within images. Google is trying to offer the best of simplicity and performance — the models being released today have performed well in benchmarking and have become …

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Skoove is a new iOS app that transforms your iPad into a private piano instructor

Skoove is a new iPad app launching today that helps you learn how to play piano from iOS. The app includes more than 250 interactive lessons and courses that you can follow along with at home as if your iPad was a private piano instructor.<p>Skoove includes a limited number of piano lessons for free …

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How to Rack a Pool Table

So you wanna play pool? Racking the billiard balls in correct fashion will help you play the game right and let you feel in command as the game …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Play 'Star Wars Battlefront' on PSVR December 6th

Electronic Arts teased out its <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> VR experience way back in March, and now we know when it's actually exiting hyperspace. Come December 6th, you'll be able to strap on your PlayStation VR headset, jump into a virtual X-Wing cockpit and hopefully destroy the Death Star. Remember, …

Oxford University will offer free online courses in 2017

The highest ranked university in the world will soon join prestigious institutions like Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in offering free massive open online courses (MOOCs). Starting in February 2017, Oxford University will partner with nonprofit online learning platform edX to teach a freely available …

The Future of Sex Is the Paradox of Choice

Author Emily Witt doesn't think we're going to end up living in pods alone. But the status quo won't stand.<p>Non-vanilla sex is accessible more than …

BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 - the future of motorcycles is nothing like you ever dreamed

As part of its centenary celebrations, BMW has been putting out concept vehicles envisioning what future transport might become. In the case of its …

Motorcycles

DARPA Just Launched a Podcast

DARPA, the agency that helped invent things like email in the early 1970s and the internet itself in the late 1960s, just launched a podcast. …

The 9 Best Travel Apps for Exploring Cities

You’ve landed somewhere brand new, and you’re ready to explore the new city, but you have absolutely no idea where to start. This is where your …

Breathometer teams up with Philips to take on bad breath

Eighty million people in the U.S. struggle with bad breath — many of them don’t even know that they do, but the people around them are likely all too aware.<p>Last year at CES, Breathometer teased a connected device called Mint that measures a user’s breath and gives them some tips on how to improve …

A 911 Lifeline for Your Car, No Fees Required

After an accident, the Automatic Pro can call for help from police, EMTs and a loved one, even if you can’t<p>Cruising down the D.C. Beltway at the crack of dawn last June, Bill Bowen was suddenly struck by a car veering across four lanes. Mr. Bowen’s red Mini Cooper spun around and landed on the …

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Sony enters the aftermarket CarPlay scene with sleek 6.4-inch screen

CarPlay is showing up in plenty of new car models this year, but it’s much cheaper to replace the radio in the car you already own to get CarPlay for yourself. Sony is joining the aftermarket CarPlay scene this fall with its new and relatively affordable XAV-AX100 receiver.<p>Aftermarket CarPlay …

Gear & Gadgets

What Are the Best and Worst Movies of Summer 2016?

The summer movie season has a few weeks left, but most of the big guns have already been unleashed. From <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> in May to <i>Warcraft</i> …

Pro Grip Touring Gel Grips Model 862 | 10% ($2.00) Off!

Cheap plated plastic Ends<p>The rubber is a soft durometer, which is pretty nice, and makes them slide on easily. A little too soft for my taste, as …

Saddlemen Pillowtop Gel Pad

GREAT HELP FOR ALL 1100 V STAR RIDERS<p>One of them great improvement made on my bike . You can ride for 500 miles a day with no more butt cramp .You …

Honda Gold Wing Valkyrie | 800-538-7035

<b>Rally Schedule</b><p><b>Hollister, CA</b><br>Fourth of July weekend, join us at the factory to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. Click pic for details.<p>Rent a bike in San …

Ummo on the App Store

The best air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>After five summers of researching, testing, and recommending window air conditioners, we've learned that quiet and affordable ACs make most people the …

Bose goes wireless with the QuietComfort 35 headphones

Ever since the first QuietComfort headphones, released in 2000, Bose has offered consumers noise-cancelling tech that's second to none. This, along with excellent audio quality, made QuietComforts become best sellers in the market. But Bose knows it needs to keep evolving, and what better way to do …

London Tours from £12. Stonehenge from £37! Paris Day Trips, Windsor Castle, Bath...

See the Guard Change at Buckingham Palace!<p>Private viewing of Stonehenge at sunset!<p>Day trip to Paris and Champagne lunch on the Eiffel tower!<p>Warner …

Hawaii: Oahu, the Big Island & Maui

Find paradise on Earth amid Hawaii’s natural and cultural splendor.<p>Cross the Pacific to discover a state unlike any other. From the pristine beaches …

Go Ahead Tours

​​​A trip through England is always a delight, whether you’re traveling through charming countryside, sipping afternoon tea or keeping an eye out for …

London Just Reopened the Entrance to This Underwater Tunnel for the First Time in 147 Years

The first underwater tunnel ever built opened in London in 1843, paving a path for cities everywhere to expand beneath rivers and oceans. Today, the …

Destinations on Google Is the Ultimate Tool For Planning Your Next Vacation

Up there in search term popularity, in the upper echelon of cat videos and Trump antics, are questions about travel—flights, hotels, tourist …

JBL’s Legend CP100 head unit with CarPlay support to be available February 14 for $399

Back at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, JBL took the wraps off of its first CarPlay-capable aftermarket head unit, the Legend CP100. At the time, the company teased only that it would be “coming soon,” but now we have an official release date. The Legend CP100 head unit will be …

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19 Science Fiction Shows And Movies To Binge On While The Blizzard Has Trapped You Inside

Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television …

Climb Europe's highest peak on Google Street View

Someday we might be able to explore Machu Picchu or walk around the plains of New Zealand ourselves. But climb a steep, icy mountain that's known as the highest peak in the European Union? Yeah, we'll stick to Google Street View. Google has joined forces with mountaineers, skiers, climbers and …

The New York Public Library Just Uploaded Over 187,000 Free Images For All To Use

While it’s easy to forget just how many things are actually in the public domain, the New York Public Library is very much into making sure that its …