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A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Relationships

How to Make a Custom Ringtone on Your iPhone

- Nov 7, 2017<p>Earlier this fall, Apple released an update to iTunes (version 12.7), which removed Apps and Tones (ringtones and alert tones) from the …

Watching Dry Ice Turn Into Gas Up Close Is Always Neat

Watching dry ice sublimate (turn into gas instead of liquid) still manages to make me feel like a kid again. The kind of kid who is unsure of the …

New Solar Cell Turns Light Into Heat to Potentially Double Efficiency

There’s a annoying theoretical limit on the efficiency of solar cells that limits the amount of electricity they can create from sunlight. But now a …

Panasonic Wants To Transform Home Cooking With Their Countertop Induction Oven

This is pretty cool: Panasonic has announced at the International Home & Hardwares Show that they will be producing a Countertop Induction …

Panasonic

World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope

If you think the 50-megapixel sensor in your new DSLR is hot stuff, you haven't seen anything yet. The Department of Energy has given the all-clear to build the Large Synoptic Survey Telecscope's 3.2-gigapixel digital camera, which promises to be the most advanced in the world. It's not just the …

This Little Fusion Reactor May One Day Power the World

Fusion power has seemed like science fiction — a boundless energy source that would light up the world forever, if only we could figure out how to …

Intel’s 100-series chipsets: DDR4, PCIe 3.0 SSDs, and other Skylake supplements

Next-gen chips can (sometimes) come with next-gen RAM and insanely fast storage.<p>Now that Broadwell's protracted, awkward launch is complete, the …

Bitwig Studio Meets Surface Pro 3 (Sneak Preview)

At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, <b>Microsoft</b> keynoted the A3E “Future Of Audio’ Conference.<p>As part of the event, Microsoft featured a preview of what <b>Bitwig</b> …

Surface Pro

Pentaquarks Have Physicists Psyched—And Baffled

Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider have been smashing protons together, on and off, since 2009. On Tuesday they announced that they'd …

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per second (exaflops) if a company called Optalysys has its way. It claims to be months away from demonstrating a prototype optical computer that will run at 346 gigaflops to start with -- not as fast as …

Learn Swift

Sync your iOS Photo Stream with Flickr, Dropbox or anything else

I have at least three apps set to auto-upload my iPhone photos whenever I reach a Wi-Fi connection. That’s three apps running in the background and using bandwidth to send my pictures up to the cloud, and they all run in addition to Apple’s own Photo Stream.<p>There’s nothing really wrong with this …

Apps

“O que comemos vai decidir o futuro da humanidade”

<b>1. Óleo de coco</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/7<p>(Thinkstock/VEJA/VEJA)<p><b>O que promete:</b> Consumir o óleo de coco, tanto em forma líquida quanto na de pílulas, antes das …

VW Taigun concept inches closer to production

Look familiar? It should, since the vehicle you see above, which is the latest version of the Volkswagen Taigun Concept, was first seen in October of 2012 at the São Paulo motor show. Sure, there have been a few minor updates, most notable of which is the externally mounted spare wheel and tire, …

Capo 3 For Mac Arrives With Automatic Chord And Beat Detection

Music lovers rejoice! Capo, the Apple Design Award-winning app that teaches you how to play your favorite tunes, has been updated to version 3.0 today.<p>Developed by indie dev Chris Liscio of SuperMegaUltraGroovy, Capo 3 is a major redesign that packs several new features. The coolest addition of …

App Store

Next Year's F1 Cars Will Sound Like Amplified Vacuum Cleaners

Bad news Formula One fans. The turbocharged V6 engines running in 2014 sound as appealing as a Dyson upright running through an archaic amplifier. …

Spotting individual molecules with quantum optics

Counting photons and clever statistics removes the blur from imaging.<p>Imaging is probably the single most important scientific tool. Without our …

Sequel to Thunderbolt is all about 4K video

Creatively named Thunderbolt 2 uses 2x20Gbps lanes to drive giant displays.<p>The next generation of Intel's Thunderbolt interface was officially given …

Mophie Introduces New 2,100 mAh iPhone 5 Battery Case

Mophie today announced the Juice Pack Plus, a new 2100mAh battery case for the iPhone 5. The case is the third that the company has released for the iPhone 5, though this new $120 case has the largest battery of the three.<p>The $80 Juice Pack Helium has a 1500mAh battery, and the $100 Juice Pack Air …

The rise and fall of AMD: A company on the ropes

The Athlon 64 was AMD's high point, and it's been largely downhill since then.<p><i>The conclusion of our two-part series on AMD. Part one covered AMD's</i> …

The rise and fall of AMD: How an underdog stuck it to Intel

Remember when AMD could compete with Intel in both speed and price?<p>In part one of this two-part series, we look at the evolution of AMD from a …

How today’s touchscreen tech put the world at our fingertips

The technology grew up, then fundamentally changed how we interact with devices.<p>Welcome back to our three-part series on touchscreen technology. Last …

The PC inside your phone: A guide to the system-on-a-chip

Can't tell a Snapdragon apart from an Exynos? We're here to help.<p>A desktop PC used to need a lot of different chips to make it work. You had the big …