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'Clown Gun' For Police Slows Down A Single Bullet

A less lethal alternative<p>Bullets in motion tend to remain in motion for far longer than anyone wants. While most accurate shooting with handguns takes place at distances of around six feet, pistol bullets can travel up to 1,000 feet after they're fired. Made by Alternative Ballistics, “The …

Should Mars Be Independent, Or Just A Colony Of Earth?

Astrobiologist wants to make sure the red planet is independent from the start<p>It’s a popular sci-fi plot: Earth sets up colonies on Mars; Mars colonies grow, developing their own technologies and culture; Mars colonies rebel against overbearing Earth government, demanding independence. It happens …

Man who traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 reveals the 3 items he never travels without

And he did it by the time he turned 37 years old, a pretty impressive accomplishment considering all the obscure countries he had to visit.<p>It's thanks to three very simple items that Garfors made it through these countries: <b>a printed-out itinerary, a small notepad, and a pen.</b><p>His itinerary included …

Gear & Gadgets

A massive security bug lets criminals install bogus apps on your iPhone — and they look like the real thing

FireEye global technical lead Simon Mullis reported the "Masque" attack in an interview with Business Insider.<p>"The most recent version of the Masque attack uses a technique called 'URL Scheme Hijacking.' The attacker is initially able to bypass the mechanism used by Apple to ensure that a user …

Apps

National Geographic Adventure

3D printed 'Cool Brick' can cool an entire room using ancient air-cooling technique

Feb.2, 2015 | By Kira<p>Although the temperature has dropped below zero where I am currently writing and I can see snow falling just outside my window, …

3D Printing

This Machine Lets You 3D Print Your Home

We’re endlessly impressed by the advances in the world of 3D printing. But this latest innovation is legitimately mind-blowing. Now there’s machine that can “print” a 2,500 square foot home in roughly 20 hours. WTF.<p>The fabrication process known as Contour Crafting streamlines the process of …

3D Printing

Google app rewards Android users for giving their two cents

If you only need a few more Play credits to buy that game or rent a movie, then you might be interested in a new app simply called Google Opinion Rewards. Just as its name suggests, all you have to do to earn credit is to answer a weekly survey with up to ten questions each. Of course, you'll have …

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following …

Airstream

A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

Light Painting

Google Street View will now take you on a tour of a British submarine

The HMS Ocelot, a 50-year-old British submarine has the distinct honor of being the first submersible to be offered up on Google’s street view. <i>The Register</i> reports the company mapped-out the control room, sleeping quarters and even some of the torpedo tubes, which are obviously out of service. …