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A Relationship in 5 Minutes

Will we ever... live in underwater cities?

Living below the sea is possible, at least for a short time. So what is stopping us creating colonies to ease over-population, or guard against disasters?<p>Ian Koblick hoped the colourful seaweed samples he brought into class would impress. His marine biology professor at Stanford University …

A 1,476-foot tower equipped with its very own cloaking device

The South Korean government has granted approval to begin construction on what will be the world's first "invisible" tower. Called the Infinity …

Future Cities

CODE Mechanical Keyboard

<b>Is the CODE keyboard available in ISO layouts?</b><p>Yes, we currently offer clear switch CODE keyboards in UK, Swedish, and German layouts.<p><b>Do you have</b> …

Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface

News and Information | UW News<p>University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain …

27" Full Tang Black Blade Fantasy Ninja Sword w/ Sheath

Modern Industry Bags and Wallet

Someone far more intelligent than us once said something along the lines of “there’s no such thing as an original idea.” They’re probably right, but …

Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

Originally released in the fall of 2012, the Momentum headphone from German audio masters Sennheiser was recently updated with black leather and finished with red stitching. Much like the elegant P5 from Bowers & Wilkins—a staple at CH HQ—the Momentum headphone is made of mostly natural materials, …

Audiophile

BMW's i8 Plug-in Hybrid Will be the First Production Car to Use Scratch-Resistant Gorilla Glass

BMW is going to unveil the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, but in the meantime the automaker has released the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post and the media industry goes back to the future

It’s hard to think of a recent media-industry bombshell larger than the one that the <i>Washington Post</i> dropped on Monday afternoon: the 136-year-old …

Mega-building: Inside massive 'ocean city'

Ocean City

Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for revealing the truth. My continued liberty has …

Obama Administration

Neuroscientist thinks human head transplant surgery is finally possible

An Italian neuroscientist believes he’s figured out how to do a full human head transplant. Or body transplant, depending on your perspective. In a recent paper, Dr. Sergio Canavero of the University of Turin explains how the procedure would work, describing how a "clean cut" with an "ultra-sharp …

U.S. bugged EU offices, computer networks: German magazine

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States has bugged European Union offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, according to secret documents cited in a German magazine on Saturday, the latest in a series of exposures of alleged U.S. spy programs.<p>A general view of the large former …

Tesla wins in North Carolina, paves the way for direct-to-consumer sales

Tesla Motors continues to buck the odds, celebrating a major victory in the North Carolina Senate this week. The North Carolina Automobile Dealers -- concerned about competition -- set its sights on the green car company last month when it endorsed a bill that would've significantly curtailed …

Will human race migrate to other planets or solar systems or even galaxies in the future?

A juicy question raising a good number of scientific, philosophical, and practical issues. I shall enumerate those which seem obvious to me.<p>1. We …

Star Trek

Bitcoin vs. the Regulators: Now it’s a lot of posturing, but someday, somebody with a lot of Bitcoins is going to say “no.”

To paraphrase a famous quotation: “Every year, I get mad about the taxes I pay, until I realize that it is the admission ticket to the greatest show …

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante - The Ultimate Volante

Inside An Illegal Party In An Abandoned Subway Station Deep Under NYC

fullscreen<p>At a quarter to midnight on Friday I spotted the man with a wire coming out of his ear and a giant flower on his lapel. He was standing …

Behold: Fighter-Jet Augmented Reality for Your Motorcycle Commute

Google Glass has the potential to revolutionize how we get information on the move, but a team of Russian motorcyclists-slash-engineers are going one …

NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Dennis M. Hope Has Owned the Moon Since 1980 Because He Says So

Becoming a planet owner is a lot easier than you might think. All you have to do is take a quick glance at an astronomical map, pick out whichever planet or moon tickles your fancy, tell everyone you own it, and you're set.<p><i>Dennis M Hope, owner of the moon.</i><p>Becoming a planet owner is a lot easier …

International Monetary Fund

This contact lens could eventually make Google Glass obsolete

Google Glass is great, but it's also big, clunky, and exceedingly obvious. What would be more practical is something that could be fitted directly …

Japan tests 310mph bullet train

Japan's "floating" trains of the future, designed to travel at speeds of 311mph, have undergone their first test tracks.<p>The new generation L0 Series trains, which employ the latest magnetic levitation technology instead of conventional wheels, will begin commercial services in 2027.<p>The first five …

Google Glass apps show off what headset can really do

READY to wear a computer on your face? Google thinks you are. The company’s Glass headset seeks to bring wearable computing into the mainstream – but …