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Review: Big Bottom Pear Brandy and Oregon Gin Collection

If you know Big Bottom, you probably know the company for its bourbons, most of which feature exotic finishes and impressive levels of quality.<p>Big …

Pears

How Can You See Without Seeing?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Adaptation<p><b>About Daniel Kish's TED Talk</b><p>Daniel Kish has been blind since he was 13 months old, but has learned to "see" using a form of echolocation.<p><b>About Daniel Kish</b><p>When he was 13 months old, Daniel Kish lost both eyes to retinal cancer. He taught himself to …

TED Talks

Amazon launches a free cloud-based screenwriting app

Amazon has unveiled Storywriter, a free cloud-based tool for writing movie and TV screenplays in standard format that’s suitable for users of all skill levels.<p>Storywriter includes a number of useful features such as automatically formatting your text while you type, auto-saving and …

ASUS Chromebit officially launched, $85 Chrome desktop on-a-stick available soon

Having previously announced the Chromebit in March, today, ASUS and Google are officially launching the HDMI stick-based Chrome OS computer. The little stick essentially turns any HDMI-equipped screen or monitor in to a basic Chrome OS desktop and costs just $85…<p>ASUS’ Chromebit will deliver …

Google

Fin, A Remote-Control Bluetooth Ring, Finally Launches As Neyya

Get ready for yet another wearable… Neyya, a Bluetooth ring designed for remote-controlling other mobile devices, is finally launching today after a lengthy post-crowdfunding delay and a substantial rethink of the original concept.<p>We first came across the startup back in January 2014 when it demoed …

D.C.'s Worst-Smelling Plant Has Blossomed

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Attention, D.C. metro area: run, don't walk, to the U.S. Botanic Gardens, where our nation's "corpse …

Speed limits going up in many states

Gentlemen, ladies and kids with driver's licenses: Start your engines. Five state legislatures voted this year to raise speed limits on some divided highways in their states.<p>They're following the lead of Texas, which last year bumped the speed limit on one stretch to 85 mph, the highest in the …

Six Flags bracing for roller coaster death fallout

In an earnings call Monday, the CEO of amusement park operator Six Flags Entertainment said that the 14-story Texas Giant roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death Friday will remain closed until officials are assured it is safe to ride.<p>James Reid-Anderson's comments came as the company …