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SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

Looking to solve the issue of a dead phone battery and no power outlet in sight, a new invention on Kickstarter says it can capture, generate, and store power within a shoe insole.<p>What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with …

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Phone screens could soon be visible in direct sunlight and even fight germs

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>What is unusual about this sheet of glass?<p>Advertisement<p>That circle in the center isn’t actually a hole; it received a new …

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3D Ship Drawn on Three Flat Sheets of Paper by Ramon Bruin | Colossal

<p>Artist Ramon Bruin (previously) recently drew this fun anamorphic illusion that appears to be a 3D ship but is actually a skewed drawing on three …

Apple posts $9.5b profit on $43.6b in revenue, but iPhone growth slows at 37.4m units sold

Apple beats the Street, but iPhone sales aren't growing<p>Apple just posted its hotly-anticipated Q2 2013 earnings, and the company posted a profit of $9.5b on revenues of $43.6b, compared to $11.6b in profit on $39.2b in revenue this quarter last year and $13.1b in profit on $54.5b in revenue last …

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map

A look back at the man who changed the way people move<p>© Ken Garland, courtesy of London Transport Museum<p>You won't find Harry Beck's face on any coins or postage stamps, but his fingerprints are all over London. Born in 1902, Beck was an English engineering draftsman who sparked a small revolution …

Vine videos can now be embedded on the web

Vine just announced that as of today, videos recorded with the iPhone app can be embedded publicly on the web. When sharing a video, two visual styles can be used; "Simple" is a borderless presentation that displays your six-second (or less) clip sans any distractions. There's also a framed …