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Start an Online Store With No Skills, No Stuff — And Now No Money

The idea seems so obvious once it occurs to you: Why don't I make a comfortable passive income selling things online? Why, I could even do that kind …

How to Buy Friends and Influence People on Facebook

Author: Eric Steuer. Eric Steuer Business<p>Date of Publication: 04.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><b>Whoever said you can’t buy friends</b> was …

The GitHub Revolution: Why We're All in Open Source Now

GitHub was intended to be an open software collaboration platform, but it’s become a platform for much, much more than code. It’s now being used by …

Microsoft: Hack Our New Gesture-Interfacing, 3-D Scanning Kinect SDK

It's been a long time since the Kinect was just for gamers. The hacker community quickly embraced the device, modding it for projects from the quirky …

Beyond the GUI: It's Time for a Conversational User Interface

It wasn't just cost and Moore's law. The graphical user interface – now known as the GUI ("gooey") – is what really made computing widespread, …

Moleskine's First U.S. Store Opens in NYC's Time Warner Center

Paper nerds, the time has come. The famous Italian notebook company Moleskine will open its first U.S. store tomorrow at the Time Warner Center in …

Seattle Museum’s Massive LED Mirror Transforms With Regional Data

Author: Valentina Palladino. Valentina Palladino Design<p>Date of Publication: 03.22.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Doug Aitken’s newest art …

Roadtrippers Redesigns the Travel Guide for Esoteric Exploration

Roadtrippers is a travel-planning app designed for people who like to spend their vacations hunting for Bigfoot.<p>Half travel guidebook, half app, …

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Ouya and MakerBot Team Up for 3-D Printable Gaming Console

If Ouya's dedication to being an open gaming platform wasn't already obvious, now you'll be able to 3-D print your own Ouya console case.<p>With the …

Thin Is In: Minimalist Wallets Go Gangbusters on Kickstarter

Author: Tim Maly. Tim Maly Design<p>Date of Publication: 03.29.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Ainste™ -- the new style of the modern wallet by …

Shopify Simplifies E-Commerce to Boost Crowdfunding Graduates

Say you finished your Kickstarter campaign for some product or other, and after the inevitable growing pains, you've gotten all the rewards out to …

This DIY Cardboard Rifle Can Fire Paper Pellets 75 Feet

Paper pellets make great projectiles — just ask any schoolkid. Paper Shooters, rifles made primarily out of cardboard, can fire those paper pellets …

Brain scans decode dream content

A team of Japanese neuroscientists has used brain scanning technology to read the content of people's dreams.<p>Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR …

NASA to get $100 million for asteroid wrangling project, says senator

The space lasso could soon be a reality. Senator Bill Nelson (D - FL) says that NASA is likely to get the $100 million it’s requesting to begin work on a robotic spaceship that could trap an asteroid and bring it into orbit around the moon in 2019, reports <i>Space.com</i><i>.</i> “This is part of what will be a …

NASA to launch planet-hunting mission with Google-backed satellite

NASA this week announced plans to launch two new projects: a mission to search for new planets, and an International Space Station (ISS) experiment to analyze X-rays emitted from neutron stars. Both are slated to launch in 2017, under the agency's Astrophysics Explorer Program.<p>NASA's Transiting …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

Facebook Introduces New 'Home' Screen for Android Devices, Arrives April 12th

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today introduced a new home screen experience for Android devices. The company is trying to flip the user experience on phones so users will navigate their phone "through people, not apps".<p>During the question-and-answer session after the event, Zuckerberg said bringing …

3D printer produces synthetic tissue capable of transmitting signals like nerves

Scientists have used a custom-made 3D printer to make a synthetic tissue that could have a variety of applications — including the ability to transmit long-distance electric signals much like nerves. The process, published in <i>Science</i> by an Oxford University team led by Hagan Bayley, prints a network …

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Google Fiber’s Next Stop Could Be Austin, Texas

Back in early 2011, Austin, Texas lost to Kansas City, Kansas for the distinction of being the first city in the United States to get wired up with Google’s high-speed Fiber internet service despite mounting a campaign to catch the search giant’s eye.<p>While the average tech-savvy Austinite has …