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The Best SSD

The SSD you should buy for your computer or PlayStation 4<p>For your money, nothing breathes life into an aging PC like a sold state drive. Faster …

You can pre-order this beautiful $365 Metroid statue starting today

First 4 Figures, a maker of fine collectibles, opened pre-orders for one of its best-looking statues today, a one-quarter scale Samus Aran wearing her light suit from GameCube game <i>Metroid Prime 2: Echoes</i>. The price tag for this LED-lighted work isn't cheap: $364.99.<p>The Samus statue, which stands 20 …

Afrojack & Martin Garrix - Turn Up the Speakers

Continuing on his 2014 rampage, 18-year-old wunderkind Martin Garrix is set to release yet another tune—this time with fellow Dutchman Afrojack. …

BlueDriver turns your smartphone into an engine scan tool (pictures)

This Tree Is Growing 40 Different Kinds Of Fruit At Once

This single (and quite colorfully blossoming) tree grows 40 different varieties of peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and even almonds — …

A Bonsai Tree in Space

Japanese artist Azuma Makoto recently ventured to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert (home of Burning Man) to launch a Japanese white pine bonsai into space. …

Reviews For This "Tengwar Script Men's Lord Prayer Ring" Are Excellent

Mercurivs turned us onto the reviews for this precious little number, currently available on Amazon for a cool $19.95.<p>Some highlights:

First chikungunya cases acquired in the U.S. reported

Florida Health officials Thursday confirmed the first locally acquired cases of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya. The two cases are the first instances in the U.S. in which the virus was not contracted during Caribbean travel, according to the Florida Department of Health.<p>The infected …

FiftyThree’s Paper-friendly Pencil stylus comes to Europe

FiftyThree, the U.S. startup that produces the designer-friendly drawing app Paper, has now brought out the accompanying Pencil stylus in Europe, 8 …

Chat App Wiper Deletes Conversations in One Click

Mobile messaging is the hot topic of this year — thanks to a few big acquisitions — but what can help a contender from standing out from the rest of the field? How about a privacy button that permanently removes all traces of a conversation with a single click?<p>That’s the formula behind Wiper, a new …

Bluetooth Shower Speaker | Cult of Mac Deals

This rechargeable bluetooth shower speaker is water-resistant with a suction that allows you to secure it to your shower wall and listen to tunes or make hands-free calls.<p>10 meter wireless connection range<br>• Showerproof casing with IPx4 rating<br>• Built-in rechargeable battery - cable included<br>• Built-in …

Bill Gates Backs Birth Control With Wireless On-Off Switch

First Bill Gates brought us a better condom. Now, the billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder is taking birth control to an even more amazing level.<p>Gates is backing a long-lasting implantable birth control device that can be turned on and off with a remote control. With this device -- a …

Tag Heuer Introduces World's First Self-Charging Phone

What happens when one of the world’s leading watchmakers sets its sights on mobile? You get a $12,000 “infinite-power” phone that runs on light.<p>Why, you might be asking, would Tag Heuer—known for its opulent chronographs, Brad Pitt ads, and general bling—suddenly venture into the mobile world with …

Amazon wants to test new 50 mph drones in its own backyard

Retail giant asks for exemption from FAA rules<p>Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration if it can start testing delivery drones in its own facilities in a bid to speed up the rollout of its Amazon Prime Air shipping service. The company sent a letter to the FAA this week, in which it …

How You Get To Thunderdome! The Apache Racer Is One Badass Custom Bicycle

Concept bikes come in a few flavors—go down that proverbial rabbit hole, if you dare—but the rarest one may be the Apocalyptic Battle Rat Rod. This …

If You Love Science, This Will Make You Lose Your Sh*t

Over the past few years, social psychologists have come under fire for publishing work based on falsified and non-reproducible evidence. And now one …

Psychology

New BMC Speedfox Proves 29er Wheels Can Still Make a Rippin’ Trail Bike

Eschewing the whole 650B craze and slotting in between their long travel Trailfox and racy Fourstroke, the new 130mm BMC Speedfox maintains their …

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

Artificial Intelligence

Seen At Play Nintendo Tour 2014

Nintendo recently announced a mobile tour of its video games and themed photo-ops traveling across the United States over the course of three months. …

L.A's first cannabis farmer's market to open Friday

Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market will open for business Friday, where up to 50 pot vendors will sell their wares to card-carrying patients.<p>Organizers of the California Heritage Market plan to showcase high-quality cannabis vendors and growers from throughout the state. The market …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

Employees dying at desks in China in epidemic of overwork

Chinese banking regulator Li Jianhua literally worked himself to death. After 26 years of "always putting the cause of the party and the people" first, his employer said last month, the 48-year-old official died rushing to finish a report before the sun came up.<p>China is facing an epidemic of …

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …

MIT Media Lab

Hands On With The Moto 360, The First Round-Faced Android Wear Smartwatch

Motorola’s Moto 360 was ironically probably the most-coveted smartwatch at Google I/O this year, because despite high interest it’s also the only one that wasn’t available. It’ll still be shipped out to all conference attendees when it becomes publicly available later this summer, but for now we …