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With this digital pen, you can spell check your handwritten notes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Lernstift<p>With a Kickstarter pledge of £109 (add £10 for overseas shipping) that equals about $162, I could never …

Before & After: A DIY Desk For Two Topped With a Surprise Surface

Erin and her husband wanted to overhaul their craft room into something special – a place where both of them could work from their laptops, focus on …

DIY

Organizing Your Home Office

If you’re lucky enough to have a home office, you likely relish the chance to get some good work done from home! And what’s more fun than designing …

A very colorful and chic apartment in London

A home should be a reflection of everyone that’s living in it and it should be a visual representation of what you want the others to feel when they …

Interior Design

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Exploring Coffee's Past To Rescue Its Future

At the Center for Tropical Agricultural Research and Education (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica, you can touch the history of coffee — and also, if the optimists have their way, part of its future.<p>Here, spread across 25 acres, are coffee trees that take you back to coffee's origins.<p>"The story …

Can You Hear Me Now? Cellphone Satellites Phone Home

Smartphones can check e-mail, record videos and even stream NPR. Now NASA has discovered they make pretty decent satellites, too. Three smart phones launched into space this past Sunday are orbiting above us even now, transmitting data and images back to Earth. The PhoneSats, which cost just a few …

Up, Then Down: Shelves Fold Neatly Away Until Needed

Regardless of their size or the number of people living in them, homes can tend to become cluttered and overrun with stuff. The solution seems to be …

Nutrino is a virtual nutritionist for iOS, we go hands-on

As a recovering food addict, I've been told on numerous occasions that washboard abs are created in the kitchen, not in the gym. That's why we were intrigued to take a look at Nutrino, an iOS app that promises a "virtual nutritionist" service to help slice away the adipose from our stomach. We …

Flurry: U.S. App Audience Now Roughly Equal To Internet Users On Laptops & Desktops

While the time spent in apps may be starting to challenge television, mobile analytics firm Flurry examined today what it takes to reach a TV-sized audience on mobile, comparing U.S. app usage to traditional media as well as to other online audience measurements. During “primetime,” which for apps …

ProScope Micro Mobile Microscope Debuts for iPhones, iPad and More

If you use an iPhone or an iPad and feel the need to turn that device into a microscope for one reason or another, a company called Bodelin has the …

Living with Google Glass, Day One: The Reveal

In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made its way to my …

Need to charge your phone? Ride your bike with a Siva Cycle Atom battery pack

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>People riding bikes for exercise, recreation or commuting don’t need to waste their energy any longer. Oh, they can still …

'Smart skin' hope for touch sensor

<b>Scientists have made a step forward in their ability to mimic the sense of touch.</b><p>A team from the US and China made an experimental array that can sense pressure in the same range as the human fingertip.<p>The advance could speed the development of smarter artificial skin capable of "feeling" activity …

Nanotech

Infinity Cell Lets You Charge Your iPhone Simply By Shaking It

The Infinity Cell is a kinetic charger for the iPhone that uses your body’s movement to generate electricity. The current prototype for the Infinity Cell is a crude 3D printed rectangle, roughly the size of a pack of cigarettes, linked up to the iPhone with a cable. The plan is to create a more …

Floating Tea Strainer by Kinto

If you hadn’t seen the title, you could have used your deductive reasoning to figure out what function this little sphere fulfills. There are the …

DIY

My Knitted Boyfriend: Body Pillow for Lonely People

A life-sized knitted body pillow in the shape of a man, with customizable accessories, aims to ease loneliness with constant cozy companionship. …

Avant-garde

Sleeping on it helps memories stick - Futurity

NORTHWESTERN (US) — Rehearsing memories, during either sleep or waking, can affect what is remembered …

Health

Solar cell coating could break efficiency barrier, researchers claim

A new technique to produce solar cells might one day yield devices that boast significantly greater efficiency — long a holy grail in the development of commercial solar panels.<p>Researchers at MIT say they've successfully harnessed an obscure technique, called "singlet exciton fission," that would …

Controversial update to 'bible' of psychiatry fuels debate over foundations of mental health

One book raises big questions<p>For years, the diagnosis of mental illness has largely relied upon one book — the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i>, or <i>DSM</i>. Published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the <i>DSM</i> offers detailed classifications and criteria for conditions …

Study Finds Most Ants Change Careers as They Age

Researchers from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland developed a tracking system to monitor colonies of the ant <i>Camponotus fellah</i>. The …

A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth

You just don't know (because who's going to tell you?) that when you leave Earth, travel outside its gravitational reach, hundreds and hundreds of everyday things — stuff you've never had to think about — will change. Like ... oh, how about a wet washcloth?<p>Two high school students in Nova Scotia, …

The great powertrain race - Propulsion systems

Special report<p>Propulsion systemsThe great powertrain race<p>TWO WORDS HAVE proved deadly for the mass-market electric car: “range anxiety”. Petrol or …