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To use this drone, just throw it in the air and start running

The consumer drone industry is increasingly positioning itself as a maker of flying cameras, not autonomous robots. The goal is a sort of self-aware GoPro that you will allow anyone to be their own aerial cinematographer. Today a startup called Lily is trying to move a step closer to that future …

Drones

Mini's weird-looking AR goggles are actually useful

Augmented reality is supposed to be the future, but its current usefulness is pretty fuzzy. Sony's SmartEyeglass is reminiscent of your old monochrome monitors, Microsoft's HoloLens' games look intriguing, but who knows when that's coming out and Google Glass, well, we're not sure what the future …

Build a Raspberry Pi Powered Home Arcade

Play all your favorite 8-bit video games with MAME and an Arduino Esplora controller.<p>The Raspberry Pi is great for all sorts of small computing applications — 3D printing servers, in-car computing, and more. But the Pi can also be the beating heart of a classic video arcade machine. And who doesn’t …

Super-fast 3D printing takes its cue from 'Terminator 2'

In a sense, 3D printing as you know it is a lie -- it's really stacking a series of 2D layers on top of each other, rather than forming a single object. That's where Carbon3D might come to the rescue. It just unveiled a 3D printing technique, Continuous Liquid Interface Production, that creates …

From Chemist to World Renowned Blacksmith: James Austin

Now in his 40th year of blacksmithing, San Francisco Bay Area blacksmith James Austin has spent a lifetime researching little-known or lost metalworking techniques, and developing his own. Unable to deny his love for metal fabrication, James apprenticed to a blacksmith in Germany in the early 1980s …

Make a High Voltage Plasma Arc Speaker

What do the world’s most expensive speakers, the sun, and lamps from the 1890s have in common? Plasma, the fourth state of matter, of course! After building this little plasma arc speaker, you’ll be able to hear your favorite jams played directly from the vibrating plasma of an electric arc.<p>Plasma …

This Week's Most Popular Posts: February 27th to March 6th

This week we learned some basic hygiene, picked some tattoos, saved for retirement, and told some good jokes. Here's a look back.<p>There are no …

Android Phones

Software Tools That Change the Way We…Create "Unnecessary Explosions" GIFs

Probably not what the developers intended<p>This is <i>not</i> part of our Tech-tacular special, where we'll soon show you how better design and manufacturing …

GIF Animations

Spread Out Your Desktop with These Triple Monitor Wallpapers

More monitors may not equal more productivity, but it sure does equal more awesome. Here are some wallpapers that you can stretch across two or even …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Five Best Linux Desktop Environments

Whether you're customizing your Linux install or choosing a distro to go with, one of your many options is the desktop environment you use. There are …

Linux

Learn the Basics of Photography with This Interactive Chart

Even the best camera is only as good as the photographer's skills. The "Where to Start" interactive chart guides beginners to learn about the basics …

Wings in the green

New Galaxy Note 4 ad is four minutes of puntastic silliness

No, I will not make a single Note pun in this post. I am pretty sure Samsung exhausted them in its new Note 4 commercial anyway. I’ll tell you one thing though – this ad will probably make a lot of people cringe, but I actually love it. There, judge me.<p>At least is a nice change of focus, after all …

Galaxy Note

This Flowchart Tells You When to Worry About Anything

Stress can be terribly damaging. Although it's normal to get stressed every so often, much of what we worry about doesn't come to pass. This …

Almost all the sci-fi spaceships you know are on this massive chart

If you regularly follow geek culture, you've probably seen early versions of Dirk Loechel's spaceship comparison chart, which shows the relative sizes of vehicles from science fiction games, movies and TV shows. Well, it's finished -- and it's even more authoritative than the last time around. Get …

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Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Lotus Cars

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park