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$25 Google Glass hack uses 3D printed webcam mount to let you play Mario with your eyes

We're not entirely sure Google would give the thumbs up to everything detailed in the below video by University of Maryland PhD student, Brandyn White. But hey, any video about Google Glass that includes the phrase "you can even use a banana" will generally pique our interest. There's a lot of cool …

What to pack for a long, lonely trek across the Antarctic

Captain Robert Falcon Scott's mission to become the first to reach the South Pole famously ended in tragedy. A <i>double</i> tragedy, in fact, because Scott and his crew perished after finding that a rival Norwegian team had already beaten them to the punch. They died in 1912, while attempting to walk back …

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Apple, Google, Facebook don't pay the highest engineer salary

Some of tech's heavy hitters slide down the rankings for the 25 highest-paying companies for software engineers, according to a new Glassdoor survey.<p>For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better. Not only are salaries on the rise as companies compete for talent, but there are …

Employment

CANVAS Seating by YOY

CANVAS is a project by YOY, a Tokyo-based design studio headed by Naoki Ono and Yuki Yamamoto, that will kind of blow your mind. I mean, these seats …

How To Turn Your Camera Into A Photosynthesis Detector

In about an hour, you can hack a camera to only display blue, green, and near-infrared light, which will give you a lovely view of plant life.<p>Members of Public Lab, an online civic science community, wanted to build an inexpensive tool to measure plant health. Their solution: convert an obsolete …

Speaker specifications: A consumer guide

The Audiophiliac and speaker designer Andrew Jones decipher speaker specifications for the average buyer.<p>I recently met with speaker designer Andrew Jones at the CNET office in NYC to discuss his latest project, the new Pioneer SP-SB23W Speaker Bar. And after we finished, I picked his brain about …

Audiophile

YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.<p>One man, one calculator, and more than 100,000 toothpicks. When Scott Weaver started making his colossal toothpick sculpture, "Rolling …

San Francisco

6 Bizarre Prisons Around The World

Steel bars, harsh wardens, cinderblock beds, overcrowded cells and disgusting food. These are the popularized images of jail and for many, their experience behind bars amounts to near torture, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.<p>But, for a handful of prisons around the world that is not …

10 Essential Food Rules for Americans in Italy

Italian food culture is probably very different from what you're used to at home. And, since Italians have been perfecting it for over 1,000 years, try going with the wine and olive oil flow instead of fighting against the current when you're in Italy.<p><b>1. Don't ask for "fettuccine alfredo" or</b> …

Google reveals the state of its quantum lab in short film

The multiverse, physicist Richard Feynman, lobsters, and quantum tunneling all make appearances in Google's short documentary about its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.<p>by<p>3:59 PM PDT

Documentaries

Blind golfer Jim O'Brien hits 'incredible' hole-in-one at Hindhead Golf Club

<b>A blind golfer has a hit a hole-in-one during a tournament.</b><p>Jim O'Brien, from Market Harborough in Leicestershire, achieved the feat on the sixth hole at the Peter Alliss Eye2Eye Challenge at Surrey's Hindhead Golf Club on Wednesday.<p>The 71-year-old, who is fully blind and has been playing for 16 …

Golf

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

Elvis Presley's Pound Cake

Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 x 2-inch loaf pans; set aside. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt in a bowl on medium-high speed of …

Dessert

Google ci dice come dividere conto al ristorante

Finalmente Google ha depositato il brevetto per una tecnologia che risolve il problema di dividere il conto al ristorante.<p>Avete presente la classica …

IKEA or Death

IKEA is that friendly shop where you get cheap furniture from the inside of a giant, unending warehouse. Black metal is the kind of music that sounds …

Furniture

Jolidrive is an all-in-one aggregator for all your Cloud accounts

Now that you have accounts on Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Flickr, SoundCloud, Facebook, Instagram etc. etc., you may be feeling that your …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …