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The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech<p>In a sea of backup batteries and power supplies, the River Bank stands out for its unique ability to charge up …

Mystery Solved: It’s Called a Bumper Jack

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>There is no known correlation between strapping one of these to your SUV and actually needing it, let alone knowing how to …

The unsung and affordable corner of Portugal that will convince you to emigrate

When I grow up, I shall live in a medieval manor house. Its thick granite walls will be whitewashed, neatly roofed with terracotta tiles, dark-wood windows flung open to catch the cool breezes. And as afternoon becomes evening I shall loll on its colonnaded terrace where, shaded by swaying vines, a …

What to Do in Berlin

A melting pot of art, culture, music, food, and design, Berlin is a haven for creative sightseers. From where to sleep off your jet lag to where to …

Wearable Tech

Here's the best part of Italy you've never heard of

207<p>222<p>14<p>1<p>4<p>Shares 448<p><i>Psssst, FYI - this post probably contains affiliate links, which means I earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you</i> …

Italy

taking technology to new heights

Every day, we waste millions of hours on the road. Sydneysiders alone spend seven weeks of the year commuting, two weeks of that at a virtual …

Ridesharing

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European Travel

11 Incredible Destinations in France for Your Bucket List

Avignon<p>Overlooking the Rhone River on the western edge of Provence is the brilliant city of <b>Avignon</b>, France. Here, cobblestone lanes lined with …

European Travel

How to Batch Change File Extensions in Mac OS

Have you ever wanted to change a group of files file extensions in Mac OS? For example, lets say you wanted to change a bunch files with a .htm …

Energy Efficient Design | EcoReco Electric Scooter

Designed for<br>High Energy Efficiency<p>With a 36V, 8 Ah LFP rechargeable battery, a high efficient hub motor, a controller optimized for most practical …

There is such a thing as a badass scooter, and Works Electric calls it the Rover

Brad Baker’s workshop looks less like the cluttered den of a crazed mechanical genius and more like an operating room. Recessed lighting beams down …

Mad Max

Smacircle S1: The eBike That Fits In Your Backpack

The world’s most compact and lightweight foldable eBike with the ability to lock using a smartphone. | Check out 'Smacircle S1: The eBike That Fits …

Buy The Dip, Don't Buy The Dip?

Are catchphrases always right?<p>The investment profession is full of terse advice like "<i>Buy low, sell high," "Sell in May and go away,"</i> and - …

Investing

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

<b>In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing.</b><p>A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer.<p>If they are right, then Microsoft …

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Lifepack Carry-On Closet

Traveling is generally a nice event in one’s life, but even when it’s for leisure and not a business trip, there is normally a lot of hassle with the …

Storage Ideas

Scrambler E-Bike V2.0

Dutch custom bicycle workshop Timmermans Fietsen have presented the updated version of their popular Scrambler E-Bike, an electric bicycle inspired …

Motorcycles

Budnitz Alpha

Budnitz, makers of titanium city bicycles, have presented a sleek, entry-level model to their bicycle lineup. The good-looking Budnitz Alpha is made …

Titanium

The Munger Operating System: A Life That Really Works

In 2007, Charlie Munger gave the commencement address at USC Law School, opening his speech by saying, <i>“Well, no doubt many of you are wondering why</i> …

Self-Pity

These refreshingly normal photos of the everyday JFK White House show how much things have changed

No Big Macs here<p>The White House is more than just the presidential residence. It is also offices, kitchens, and dining rooms, filled with the …