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FBI moves to expand computer search powers, complicating Microsoft’s push to protect overseas cloud customers

Microsoft is the midst of a defiant stand against the federal government, insisting that a U.S. search warrant can’t force it to turn over emails …

How do these guys do this? A mobile hotspot for $20 with free high-speed Wi-Fi [Sponsored] | Android Central

At first, dedicated mobile hotspots may not seem like something most smartphone owners have a particular need to invest in. After all, so many …

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The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator

Andy Marchese has a lot of fish tanks but no fish food — his fish prefer batteries and compressed air. On a recent Monday, Marchese conducted an out-of-water demonstration of Bubbles, a pool-green silicone fish that sways its tail as cavities on each side of its body alternately inflate, creating a …

Velogical shrinks the rim drive to "world's lightest" e-bike drive

Cologne-based Velogical builds rim dynamos for powering bike lights, and at first glance, that's what the Velospeeder looks like. However, it's …

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Isolagiorno: A Layout Ideal For Small Spaces

• 1 |<p>Put simply, Isolagiorno is a dual sided sofa-one side for lounging, the other side for use as a dining bench-plus a matching dining table with …

TeamLab, A Canvas-Based Document Editor, Wants To Send Microsoft Office 365 Back To The Drawing Board

Online document editors such as Google Docs, and Zoho Docs, have long-promised a browser-based alternative that will finally let you eradicate Microsoft Office from your desktop. But for more complex document editing and complete compatibility with Microsoft’s incumbent file formats, it’s fair to …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

20 After-School Activities That Are Actually Fun

Because your kids are always in the pursuit of happiness. And hey, they might learn from these too (but don't tell them that)!

Food and Behavior. Are they connected? Watch this and See.

Shares 219K<p>Food and behavior is a big topic these days. Folks are talking about gluten-free diets, paleo diets, candida diets, and more.<p>Does it all …

The Battle For The Connected Home Is Heating Up

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Turck is a managing director of</i> <i></i><i>FirstMark Capital. Follow him on Twitter at @mattturck.</i><p>Almost 15 years ago, a friend of mine at McKinsey spent a few nights writing a document called “The Battle for the Home”. The thesis at the time was that with broadband, the home PC was …

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>From clever materials to coastal living, here's what caught …

HOUSE*TWEAKING

Wow! The sliding barn door in our bedroom has caused quite a raucous. 104 comments??!! Yowsas.<p>Wanna know how we, I mean, Handy Hubby did it? Good. …

Smile And Wave

We've been in this rental here in Colorado Springs for a year-and-a-half now and one of the biggest challenges was figuring out a way to create more …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

Ana White | Collapsible Potting Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: DavidTR<p>Author …

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These colorful hexagonal wall tiles are made from sound-absorbing "wood wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

DIY Pipe Bar Cart

Look what I made! My first piece of furniture that I designed and built all by my lonesome!<p>Life Designed<p>When my friend said she needed a bar cart for …

NSA reportedly collecting millions of email address books and IM contact lists worldwide

<i>The Washington Post</i> has just published another revealing scoop about the National Security Agency. The paper is reporting that the NSA is currently collecting contact lists from email and instant message services from users worldwide — and Americans are among those whose data is being harvested.<p>The …

Kaleidescape's digital store adds $2 Blu-ray-to-digital copy upgrades

Kaleidescape arrived at this year's CEDIA event with a couple of fresh news items to accompany its mainstream-adjacent $3,995 Cinema One player. Its online Kaleidescape Store is getting a boost by adding the ability for customers to add digital copies for their existing Blu-ray discs. At launch it …

Google must face suit over scanning of messages in Gmail, judge rules

SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Jose federal judge has ruled that Google must face a lawsuit that accuses the tech giant of illegally opening and reading the contents of email sent through its Gmail service in violation of federal wiretapping statutes.<p>"The court finds that it cannot conclude that any party …

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Xbox Fitness official, brings famous trainers, personalized feedback to living room workouts

Microsoft's initial Kinect sensor might not have been awesome for first-person shooters, but it rocked for fitness games. Redmond is taking this one step further for its next-gen console with Xbox Fitness, a subscription-based service for the Xbox One. Xbox Fitness promises "instant, personalized …

Meet Node-RED, an IBM project that fulfills the internet of things’ missing link

If you play around with enough connected devices or hang out with enough people thinking about what it means to have 200 connected gizmos in your …