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Over-the-air wireless charging from Disney? Research paper published on magnetic waves

Energous seems to be the company in the lead for extending wireless charging beyond the pale of a contact pad.<p>Its WattUp standard works to deliver …

We thought New Zealand was an island nation. Scientists say it’s the tip of a ‘hidden continent.’

It's a vast, strange land; its canyons and mountain ranges almost entirely unexplored, its creatures like something out of myth.<p>From what we know, it's beautiful — stretching more than a thousand miles from Savage Seamount across Three Kings Ridge, past swamp forests and volcanoes to the southern …

Earth Science

This Graphic Explains Unusual Pasta Shapes and How to Use Them

Ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little spaghetti, but the wide world of pasta has so many varieties to offer, and they are begging to be eaten. If you …

Found: grave of Siberian noblewoman up to 4,500 years old - with links to native Americans

Her treasures include an incense burner decorated by solar symbols, 1,500 beads that once adorned her costume, and 100 pendants made from animal …

The Evolution of a DIY Circuit Board Plotter

In this three part video series we watch [Dirk Herrendoerfer] go from scraps to a nice 3D printed assembly as he iterates through the design of a pen …

This Is How You Should Use the First 3 Hours of Your Day

While most companies are yet to get the memo, we're slowly starting to accept that a shorter workweek may actually equate to increased performance. …

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iOS has a nifty hidden feature that parents are gonna love

I don’t have any kids, but our designer Alex does – and he tells me he’s found a neat hidden feature in iOS that every parent is gonna love.<p>Whenever Alex has to get work done at home, he’d put on a funny video on his iPhone and pass it over to his son, hoping to steal the kid’s attention for a few …

Glowforge raises $22 million to popularize its 3-D laser printers, catalog of materials

Of all the ways to make a 3-dimensional object, 3D printing is still the freshest, whether what’s involved is plastic extrusion, milling away wood or metal, or the spinning of cells into functional living tissues.<p>Now, a company that makes a desktop laser cutter and engraver for home or office use, …

3D

GO Cubes - Chewable Coffee | HVMN

GO Cubes<p>Chewable Coffee.<p>GO Cubes combine the kick of coffee with the relaxation of green tea. Instead of putting your coffee in a cup, you can put it …

Coffee

Virgin Galactic gets its spaceship license

Virgin Galactic is one step closer to making us all space tourists: it just received its operator license from the US Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST). To get the paperwork, which allows Virgin Galactic to use its ship for commercial operations. …

Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

This Crazy-Ass Skydiver Just Jumped From 7,600 Metres Without a Parachute

That's a lot of trust in science.<p>An American skydiver has become the first person in the world to purposefully jump out of a plane at 7,620 metres …

Simi Valley

The Mystery of Moon Dust

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin returned from the moon, their cargo included nearly fifty pounds of rock and soil, which were packed in an aluminum box with seals designed to maintain the lunar surface’s low-pressure environment. But back at Johnson Space Center, in Houston, scientists …

Boom supersonic: Faster, less expensive than Concorde? | CNN Travel

(CNN) — A Colorado startup wants to build supersonic passenger planes faster than Concorde but with fares a quarter of the price -- and Virgin Galactic has just got on board.<p>The Boom airplane would travel at Mach 2.2 -- more than twice the speed of sound and 2.6 times faster than any other airliner …

Finally, A Cable That Can Charge an iPhone or an Android

Lightning on one side, MicroUSB on the other.<p>If you live in a mixed household—some Apple devices, some Android ones—you know the pain of looking for a charging cable. Not only do you have to find one, you have to find the <i>right</i> one, and good luck lending a charge to your friend, child, or spouse who …

The Oculus Rift costs $599, and you can finally order one now

Nearly four years ago, the Oculus Rift was little more than a smartphone screen duct-taped to a set of ski goggles which claimed to transport you to a virtual world. Now, after years of anticipation, a consumer-ready Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is finally going on sale -- for nearly …

Virtual Reality

This Supercut Shows How Hollywood Thinks Hacking Works

One movie trope Hollywood just can't seem to move past? The frantic hacker. Here's how those scenes usually go: A character on the screen is shown …

Practical 3-D Printing Looks Like a Crazy $4,500 Coffee Table

3-D printing, the technology that will change retail stores forever, still has a long way to go to best injection-molded plastic. But if you want one …

This supersized drone will fly you to work (or anywhere)

It's happened. Someone built a quadcopter big enough to carry human cargo. The future is officially here, and it's kinda scary. Scary in the cool way, though. The same company that brought us the regular-sized Ghost drone has just announced the "184" Personal Flying Vehicle (PFV). It's about the …

Drones

More Cool Stuff From CES 2016: Pictures

PlayStation

World's first fully automated home-brewery

Practice, experiment and learn all the tricks of brewing.<p>Join satisfied master brewers around the world who already know what it truly means to brew …

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

Scientists find 1,500-year-old pre-Viking settlement beneath new airport site

The greatest archaeological treasures come from garbage.<p>When Norway announced plans to expand its Ørland Airport this year, archaeologists got …

Everything Tesla promises to accomplish by 2020

Among other things, Musk has promised to dramatically increase car production, launch one (or possibly two) completely new cars, and conquer self-driving vehicles.<p>Here's a closer look at what exactly Musk has promised Tesla will accomplish by 2020.