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How to make your own Magic Erasers at home

Tired of expensive Magic Erasers that don't last? Here's how to make your own for a fraction of the price.

Tesla trounces supercars in 'World's Greatest Drag Race'

The seventh edition of Motor Trend's "World's Greatest Drag Race" is here, and as it turns out, electric cars are nowhere near as boring as many thought they would be.<p>That said, if you've seen any other drag race videos featuring a Tesla, you'd have a good idea of how this one pans out. Tesla's …

17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll Never Forget

There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience.<p>Whether it's one of the most breathtaking views in the …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

Florida

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

Machine Learning

Planning a Trip With the Help of Google Home

The Google Home personal assistant, a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant, arrived in stores in November with some neat tricks for travelers: the ability to suggest nearby restaurants, translate foreign words, convert currency, track flight status and answer fact-based queries such …

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

Great deal: $40USD off minimum $80USD hotel!

Get a flat $40USD off any hotel without a stay requirement!The post Great deal: $40USD off minimum $80USD hotel! appeared first on Don't Call the …

SolarEdge stock could jump 40 percent in within year: Barron's

(Reuters) - The stock of SolarEdge Technologies Inc (SEDG.O), the Israeli maker of solar power systems, could rise 40 percent in the next year since it is one of the few profitable companies in the sector and is positioned to grow, Barron’s reported in its March 27 edition.<p>The business and …

Investing

Everything Explained: Weight and Balance

<b>Empty Weight</b> Empty weight is defined as the total weight of an aircraft including all fixed ballast, unusable fuel, undrainable oil, total quantity …

I Learned About Flying from That: Communication Breakdown

I suspect that the majority of professional pilots encounters their most interesting jobs early in their careers: places where the pay is rotten, the …

AT&T is testing drones to rid the world of bad cell reception

Regardless of where you live, you probably have a really good idea of what sections of your city, neighborhood or rolling rural hills offer good …

Buying a 4K TV? Here's what all the high-definition jargon means

Shopping for a TV can be nothing short of an acronym overload with display resolutions being added to the mix every year. To help you through, here …

Televisions

Hackers Take Over a Tesla Model S Car

Hackers have found a way to take over a Tesla Model S and turn the car off while it was driving.<p>Luckily, these were “white hat” hackers who were …

Explorer 360º Tactical Camera: Ball of the Beholder - Technabob

Back in 2012, we featured Bounce Imaging’s concept for a throwable camera that could stream a 360º image to a mobile device. The device is now on …

Photographers Are Shooting The Moon With This Camera's Insane Zoom

Trust us, you really don’t need a camera with a built-in telescope. But in the right hands, the insane 83x optical zoom on the new Nikon P900 is …

Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Streaming video, whether it's from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Watch ESPN or PBS Kids, is more popular than ever. And the selection of devices to get those shows and movies from the Internet onto your TV continues to expand.<p>In the last six months or so all of the major players in TV-based …

Geeky Gadgets Deals Of The Week 9th may 2015

We have had some really popular deals available this week so it is time for our roundup of the most popular Geeky Gadgets Deals.<p>Some of the most …

Build This DIY Touchscreen Music Player for Your Car

All you need is a Raspberry Pi and a dream<p>Have you ever been stuck in traffic and pulled up next to some maniac singing along with the radio to an audience of no one, index fingers drumming out a spastic beat on the steering wheel? That's me. As a married man living in Manhattan, I have a special …

FourSevens MMU-X3R Review: 2,000 Lumens Of Handheld Flashlight Power

The MMU-X3R is FourSevens’ brightest handheld flashlight yet. At 2,000 lumens, it’s brighter than my car’s high beams and is small enough to fit into …

The Big Problem With LED Headlights

People think you're a high-beaming jerk<p>The guy across the intersection flicks his high beams at me, just like the oncoming Buick did a half-mile ago, just like a pickup will do a few minutes later. They're telling me that I've spaced out and left my high beams on, that I'm a negligent dummy with …

The Unmanned X-47B Just Pulled Off a Mid-Air Refueling

Look ma, no pilot<p>Another first for naval aviation, courtesy of the X-47B: An unmanned aircraft has executed a mid-flight refueling.<p>The Navy's X-47B demonstrator aircraft flew over Chesapeake Bay on April 22 and connected with a refueling tanker during flight. This capability greatly extends the …

Tesla will reveal a battery for your home at its April event

You don't have to wonder any longer as to what Tesla will unveil at its April 30th event -- the company just spoiled things in advance. In an email to investors, the company states that its shindig will reveal both a previously-teased battery for your home and a "very large," utility-oriented …

These Simple Animations Teach You How All Kinds of Gears and Clutches Work

Duc Thang Nguyen has spent his retirement rendering new machine gears in 3D design software. The results are hypnotic.<p>Now retired from a career engineering, Duc Thang Nguyen has taken on a new hobby: modeling how gears work. Thanks to Autodesk Inventor, he's been able to "prototype" a staggering …

Deaths of 100 dolphins in Japan triggers speculation of earthquake

Expert plays down link between beached dolphins and earthquake after a similar incident in 2011, when 50 whales beached themselves on a nearby coast just six days before an earthquake<p>Virtually all the <b>156 dolphins that beached themselves</b>over the weekend on the coast of north-east <b>Japan</b> have died, …

Whales

This laser imaging chip could turn your phone into a 3D scanner - ExtremeTech

By on April 7, 2015 at 12:56 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Your smartphone can probably do an …

An aluminum graphite battery that could charge your smartphone in 60 seconds - ExtremeTech

By on April 7, 2015 at 9:38 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Smartphones are pretty amazing …