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Caterham charged to produce e-bikes and motorcycles

Brutus 750<p>If Mercedes Benz'<p>Unimog division was ever to build a motorcycle, the Brutus 750 would be it. Dubbed the “SUV of motorcycles” and with a …

Mipwr Dynamo puts the squeeze on iPhone charging

The Mipwr Dynamo design team, founded by Karl Lee and Bob Panos, says the inspiration to build their human-powered phone charger came from seeing …

The Avengers: Disassembled

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Michael Bendis & David Finch<p>Disassembled begins with the return of a team member thought dead and by the time it's over, everything you know about the Avengers will have changed! Brian Michael Bendis and David Finch tear the Avengers apart! Collects Avengers (1998) #500-503.

Injustice: Gods Among Us #4

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Taylor & S. Mike Miller<p>In the wake of the unspeakable tragedy he unwittingly helped to trigger, Superman faces his greatest loss and his most challenging moral decision ever. Everything is about to pivot on the choice he makes; it could change the course of the world—and the lives of …

Superman: Earth One, Vol. 1

• <b>Author:</b> J. Michael Straczynski & Shane Davis<p>Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world's most popular Super Hero.<p>Best-selling, Hugo Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski (BRAVE AND THE BOLD, THOR, BABYLON 5) and red-hot rising …

Mochibag aims to reinvent the classic drawstring backpack

The first problem with traditional drawstring bags is that the cords become uneven and unbalanced with repeated use. The second is the fact that …

Neat

Volkswagen's caged Beetle Convertible swims with the sharks

This is Volkswagen's second straight year as a presenting sponsor of Shark Week. Last year, it commissioned a unique Beetle Shark Cage that roved the …

HTC One mini vs. HTC One

Size<p>The HTC One mini really isn't <i>that</i> "mini." Hell, three years ago, this would have been considered a huge phone. It's only four percent shorter and …

Stackable Micro-house incorporates multi-functional living zones

The Micro-house features a central multi-functional living space positioned between two lower modular rooms which contain the bathroom and kitchen. …

Britain invests £60 million in Skylon spaceplane

The Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) is a scramjet. That is, it reduces the propellant load because it acts as a jet while in the …

Spacecraft

Sony agrees to pay £250K fine in UK for 2011 data breach, begrudgingly

Remember the 2011 attack that crippled Sony's PlayStation Network, leaked almost a quarter million users' information and generally was a nuisance? It's still cleaning up after that mess. Earlier this year, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) slapped the company's European wing with a …

Digital Storm readies powerful yet portable Veloce gaming notebook for release

Just a few weeks after unveiling the monstrous Aventum II boutique gaming PC, Digital Storm is getting ready to break out a new Haswell-packing …

The Dyson Hard Just Made Your Floor Mop Obsolete

Not content with making every other vacuum and fan on the market seem like a cheap children's toy, Dyson has now set its sights on the floor mop …

Charge while you groove with OnBeat solar headphones

The OnBeat team reckons that the headphones have enough of an active PV area to juice up the two built-in 1,000 mAh Li-ion batteries in a good 12 …

Audiophile

Power Jacket MK3 leaps from comic book pages into reality

The Power Jacket MK3 is kept light thanks to a combination of aluminum and carbon fiber in its frame. It weighs just 25 kg (55 lb) despite being 2.25 …

Open-source hoverboard project seeks $1 million just to get started

Ever since moviegoers watched in awe as Marty McFly sped along on a hoverboard in <i>Back To The Future Part II</i>, many of us have dreamed of having a …

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn final Phase 3 beta stage starts July 10

The final Phase 3 beta stage of <i>Final Fantasy 14</i> will run from 2 a.m. PDT on July 10 to 2 a.m. PDT on July 15 in North America, Square Enix announced on the MMO's official Twitter account.<p>European players can expect the final beta event to run between the same dates, starting at 9 a.m. GMT on July …

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag manga hits Japan this September

Japanese manga magazine <i>Jump</i> will begin running a new manga this fall based on <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag,</i> the publication announced today.<p>The manga's storyline will follow <i>Black Flag</i> protagonist Edward Kenway as he decides to enter the conflict between the Assassins and Templars — in addition to …

How Novice Runners Should Start Training for Maximum Results

Most running novices plot their early runs in terms of distance. "I used to be able to run X distance in high school; I'm going to run that same …

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: The Arsehole Gene (NSFW)

In a world where seemingly every physiological foible is being reclassified as a disease or an addiction (looking at you, husky sex addicts) it was …

Slow Motion X-Ray Footage Reveals the Secrets of Bat Wings

If you happen to see a bat flying around you in real life, it's easy to panic and not see much of anything but a vague blur as you cover your head …

Top Five Skyrim Mods of the Week - Iron Man vs. The Villager

Download this week's mods:<p>Ironman's Assistance by cordelephant<p>Free Fall Tower by Jenner :P<p>Throwing Weapons Redux by Madrilous<p>Better Cities Whiterun by Tsewe<p>The Villager by [FP] Dafini<p>Subscribe to the show on YouTube:<p>Subscribe to Top 5 Skyrim Mods of the Week on YouTube and never miss an …

Sharp unveils THX-certified, 70-inch Ultra HD television

Sharp has opened CE Week in New York by unveiling a new flagship for its AQUOS line of televisions – the 70-inch AQUOS Ultra HD LED TV.<p>Boasting four …

WearIT sportifys the smartwatch

WearIT features a 1.54-inch capacitive touchscreen with 240 x 240 pixel resolution, is powered by a Cortex A8 600 MHz processor and 256 MB of RAM, …

New cancer treatment beats chemotherapy without the toxic side effects

Both chemotherapy and radiation treatment protocols for cancer have one primary goal – design a treatment that is slightly more lethal to the cancer …

3D-printed Cortex concept scratches the itch of healing broken bones

Utilizing X-ray technology, paired with 3D printing and scanning, the Cortex exoskeletal cast provides a fully-ventilated structure to heal broken …

3D Printing

Defiant electric fat bike tackles sand and snow

We've seen a few different electric fat bike designs in recent years, including 20-inch-tired clown bikes from Hanebrink and the Pedego Trail …

Electric Vehicles

Here's what you need ... a Laser Gatling Gun

Patrick Priebe, the German laser weapons hobbyist who previously brought us such creations as the Iron Man Gauntlet and the Plasma Cutter, has gone …

Recordura electronic door lock generates its own electricity

Smartphone-enabled electronic door locks such as the Unikey, Lockitron and Goji <i>do</i> have advantages over their traditional counterparts – digital …

Boston Dynamics' Latest Humanoid Robot Is Better Coordinated Than You

Say hello to Pet-Proto. Manufactured by Boston Dynamics, which makes robot versions of everything from fleas to horses, it's a humanoid robot that …