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Robot does the unthinkable by assembling IKEA furniture in 20 minutes

IKEA is cheap, stylish, and a superb solution for furnishing an entire dwelling on a budget. It’s also the leading cause of divorce in couples who attempt to assemble its furniture at home, according to a poll I just made up for the sake of this joke.<p>Researchers at Nanyang Technological University …

Robotics

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Here’s How To Plug One Of The Biggest Privacy Holes In The Internet

An upgrade to DNS, the internet’s address book, would make it harder for ISPs to know where you surf, and for hackers to hijack your traffic.<p>Last March, Congress gave internet service providers the green light to collect user data–without their consent–when it abolished an FCC regulation aimed at …

Information Security

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

How F1 payments work…

People often ask who gets paid what in Formula 1. It is a very difficult question because the total is based on the annual earnings of the Formula 1 …

Motorsport

Lamborghini creates world's first 'self-healing' sports car

Lamborghini has created the world's first self-healing sports car. The Terzo Millennio, which translates as third millennium in Italian, has the ability to detect and repair cracks in its body work.<p>Using sensors the car can conduct its own health check to detect any damages and self-repair itself …

Samsung Group Chief Arrested in Impeachment Scandal Investigation

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday, a South Korean court said, over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament …

South Korea

Raikkonen still struggling at turn ten · RaceFans

Kimi Raikkonen admitted he is still having problems at the corner where he has spun at the last two Canadian Grands Prix.<p>The Ferrari driver qualified …

Auto Racing

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

Movement is a do-everything, musical rhythmic effect

Movement is here – and it’s a little scary. The folks at Output have some weird way of dialing directly into the zeitgeist of what we want from …

Music Production
David Bowie

The World's Best Whistler Explains How She Got So Good

"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."<p>When Molly Lewis opened a string of shows for Kirin J Callinan's recent world tour, the LA-based Australian demonstrated the difference between a party trick and a hidden talent. It's the same thing every time you're at one of Lewis's shows, …

Mountain Biking

Marty Friedman: This Young Guitarist Is Taking Metal Music Into the Future, He's a Star!

Heavy Metal

Tidal Is Being Sued for the One Thing Jay Z Said It Wouldn’t Do: Not Paying Artists

Ever since Jay Z got his army of big-name music friends in formation to relaunch Tidal nearly a year ago, he’s been touting the streaming service’s …

Hans Zimmer
Mad Max

Touring Can’t Save Musicians in the Age of Spotify

Every couple of months, I see another post in my Facebook feed about a band that was cut off by an 18-wheeler or skidded on a patch of black ice and rolled their van into a ditch. Some members are injured, and they’re launching a Kickstarter campaign to pay for medical bills and to get back on …

Sam Smith

For The First Time In History, Classic Albums Are Outselling New Releases

Remember when Adele released her album <i>25</i> and it made a ton of money from selling a ton of copies and everybody was happy because new music was selling again. Well, despite the 7.4 million copies Adele’s album sold in 2015, for the first time ever old albums outsold new albums.<p>That is to say, new …

Aretha Franklin's incredible 'Natural Woman' performance moves Obama to tears

Aretha Franklin sings better at 73 than anyone else, at any age.<p>The Queen of Soul stole the show during 2015 Kennedy Center Honors when she sauntered …

What Beatles' Streaming Decision Means for Music Industry

Former Warner Bros. digital-music executive calls move a "giant validation of streaming"<p>Now that the Beatles have announced they'll activate their …

The Best Experimental Albums of 2015

<i>Featuring everything from wordless hymns sung by ghosts, to brain-massaging minimalism, to solitary field recordings, to a symphony of cicadas, The Out Door's Marc Masters and Grayson Haver Currin present their 20 favorite experimental releases of the year. Follow The Out Door on Twitter and Tumblr</i> …

Brainwaves

The Beatles let it stream – showing that the format is the future

It was never a question of whether the Beatles would stream their songs, only when – and at what price. Their presence is a boost for streaming services<p>In the late 1990s, a senior executive from EMI lugged a laptop to Friar Park, George Harrison’s sprawling neo-Gothic mansion in Henley-on-Thames, …

George Harrison

Hot New Job: Playlist Creator

Does the future of music consumption lie in the amateurs and professionals who create playlists for streaming services?<p>Carlos López Casany's plan was …

Kim Dotcom

Trevor Horn record producer video interview at SARM recording studios London

We set up this interview with Trevor and immediately thought that Nigel Jopson of Resolution magazine would be the perfect person to invite and ask …

Paul McCartney

Here are the best new features in Ableton Live 9.5 [Videos]

The new Push hardware may have been the big, new shiny from Ableton this week. But for Live users, the software changes in 9.5 may have the greatest …

Music Production

The Music Of 'The Martian,' Deconstructed

Outer space is silent, and that may be one reason why a lot of movies about space have iconic scores — in addition to helping advance the the plot, the music in films like <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>2001:</i> <i>A Space Odyssey</i> must fill a literal void.<p>Composer Harry Gregson-Williams wasn't looking to take up that …

Science Fiction

Gwen Stefani on scrapping an entire album and starting again: 'It didn't feel right'

A year ago, new music from Gwen Stefani included very high profile collabs — Pharrell Williams and Eminem, for two — and the shiny writing of …