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CreoPop 3D Printing Pen Extrudes Cool Ink Not Hot (video)

A unique and innovative 3D printing pen has been unveiled this week in the form of the CreoPop 3D printing pen that extrudes cool ink rather than …

Gear & Gadgets

The Man Who's Making A Home 3-D Metal Printer

Plus other ways to get your ideas cast in steel, bronze, and bismuth alloy<p>Sure, manufacturing companies have 3-D printers that are able to weld metal pieces. You can even send designs to Shapeways to get them printed in steel. But wouldn't you want your own metal 3-D printer at home? One California …

The Autodesk 3D Printer: A Calculated Bet

Although it is a hit within the manufacturing sector, 3D printing has not had much success in the consumer markets.<p>That might change soon.<p>Last week, Autodesk, the world’s largest maker of CAD software (a vital cog in the 3D printing ecosystem), announced its entry into the 3D printing space with an …

Oreo Vending Machine 3D-Prints Trending Flavors

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

PowerDVD-maker CyberLink acquires ImageChef to round out its digital media suite

What would a DVD software company want with an image collage website? For CyberLink, it’s all about offering a solution for almost any media-editing need.<p>CyberLink, best known for its PowerDVD software on PCs, announced today that it has acquired ImageChef, a startup that’s built a community of 10 …

Small Wonder: Makerbot Mini 3-D Printer Now Shipping

Before long, no garage or workbench will be complete without a 3-D printer, be it to replace broken parts, make party favors, or just tinker with. The MakerBot Replicator Mini, announced at CES in January, puts full-featured 3-D printing capability in a small package — if you have $1,375 to …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always …

Renewable Energy

Mercedes Unveils Solar-Powered 'Vision' Golf Cart of the Future

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Vision, which the automaker is touting as the golf cart of the future. Today’s golf carts rarely set hearts on fire …

Infographic of the Origins of Common User Interface Symbols

Ever wonder why the symbol for Bluetooth is made of triangles or why the USB symbol is a trident? Designer Sofya Yampolsky in partnership with Warm …

Photosynthesis Bike Purifies the Air as You Ride

Biking to work is about to get a whole lot greener. Not only are bicycles better for the Earth than driving and a great way to keep in shape — but a …

Gorgeous Solar Geodesic Dome Crowns Cob House in the Arctic Circle

Fans of the Northern Lights will drool over the Nature House, a gorgeous geodesic dome home located on the Sandhornøya island of northern Norway. …

American Leather: The Story Behind our Tannery Collection

We were recently featured in February issue of the Wisconsin Bike Fed Magazine for the work we've done with our new Tannery Collection. The article …

Selling

3-D printing could re-industrialize Pa.

Given their history as industrial centers, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio were naturals to partner up to examine manufacturing needs and spark …

Manufacturing

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Siemens Launches $100M Fund To Back Startups Aiming To Disrupt Manufacturing

Siemens Venture Capital, the corporate financing arm of Europe’s biggest engineering company, is launching a new, $100 million fund to back early-stage startups working in the areas of industrial automation and other digital technologies that can transform manufacturing. This comes after Siemens …

Camera makers are desperately trying to stay a step ahead of smartphones—and failing

The best camera, experienced photographers say, is the one that’s with you—and the truth of that adage is spelling doom for many of the world’s camera brands, who are desperately trying to stay afloat as their businesses are eroded by the omnipresent smartphone.<p>The average point-and-shoot has …

How Modern Light Bulbs Work

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

GIF Animations

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Intel plans a CES coup: Android and Windows in the same computer

Dual OS could dilute Windows dominance, if Microsoft doesn't kill it first<p>The PC industry isn't doing so well. Sales have dramatically slumped, despite the industry’s efforts to tempt consumers with Windows 8 tablets and transforming touchscreen laptops. But next week, the Consumer Electronics Show …

Unofficial $99 prescription option for Google Glass coming soon

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: SlashGear<p>Rochester Optical will offer a $99 prescription lens option for Google Glass(s goog), with pre-orders …

Reflections On The Last Casts of 2013

Every year I take the week between Christmas and New Year's off, mostly to hang with family, but also to get my last licks on my local waters with …

Five Person Exploration Submarine Provides Underwater Adventures

Christmas may be over, but this five person exploration submarine might have to go on next year’s dream gift list. For those who have lots of zeros …

Cheapest FIFA 14 after new 15% off sitewide Coupon at Origin

Since December 23rd EA Origin’s been running their “End of the Year” sale with site-wide discounts up to 40% off. To be honest, the sale was not the …

Tablet Desk 2.0

Deceptively simple and highly adaptable, the Bee9 Tablet Desk 2.0 is designed to redefine not what a desk is, but where you can put it. Its simple …

Best of Appliances in 2013

We love our coffee! Period. Of all the innovative cook-tops, washing machines and cleaners, the java maker has won the competition hands down. Three …

iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

It's a battle that threatens to rend the Internet asunder with its forum-fraying ferocity: iOS vs. Android.<p>But why do we get so worked up over our operating systems? The latest episode of CNET's Adventures in Tech delves deep inside the human brain, to explain how something as simple as a …

Psychology