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This Electric Car Is Also An Electric Boat, So You Can Drive Out Of A Flood

A Japanese designer, inspired after the 2011 tsunami, designed this car that can get out when the waters rise–as long as you can find an outlet.<p>After the 2011 tsunami in Japan, when 133-foot waves killed thousands of people and caused around $300 billion in damage, a Japanese startup began …

Could Google Glass Make Football Safer? Chris Kluwe Thinks So

Reducing the frequency and severity of injuries, particularly concussions, is priority No. 1 for the NFL right now. Punter Chris Kluwe, who in his playing days was never hesitant to say what he thought the league ought to be doing differently, thinks he might have a solution.<p>At the TED conference …

Watch Thalmic Integrate The Myo Armband And Oculus Rift To Get Your Hands In The Game

Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs has a new demo video out for their upcoming Myo armband, a controller that uses the electrical impulses generated when you use your arms and hands to generate input for computing devices. This time, they’ve shown how they built in-house support for the Oculus Rift virtual …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom details allegedly come to light

The camera-centric Galaxy S5 spinoff could be among Samsung's first to employ its hexa-core processor.<p>The camera-focused Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom, a variation on the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S5, could feature a 20-megapixel rear camera and a hexa-core processor, according to new benchmarks.<p>Thanks …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Why did Samsung play it safe with the Galaxy S5's processor?

Of all the phone manufacturers out there, Samsung seems to have a particular talent for creating an anticlimax. Our first thought when holding the Galaxy S5 was that we'd been through all this before a year ago, with the equally underwhelming launch of the GS4. Our disappointment jibed with the …

See the world through Link's eyes in Zelda remake for Oculus Rift

A virtual reality clone of NES title <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> for Oculus Rift allows players to explore Hyrule through the eyes of the game's iconic hero, Link.<p><i>The Legend of Zelda</i>'s side-scrolling world is transformed into a 3D maze full of dangers. In the video above, YouTube user Vaecon explores the …

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.<p><b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the</b> …

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner reportedly built into home button

During the early days of Galaxy S5 rumors we heard several reports suggesting that Samsung would one-up Apple by introducing an iris scanner. Eventually it was learned that the iris scanner wasn’t going to happen after all, and instead the device would feature some sort of fingerprint-scanning …

Gear & Gadgets

Lightsaber weapon Easter egg uncovered in Disney Infinity

Although we've heard rumors that <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Marvel</i> are a go in a current or future iteration of <i>Disney Infinity</i>, it appears as if a group of fans …

Walt Disney Company

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The power of tears: Why Google has its eye on smart contact lenses

When the cronut craze swept across New York in early spring of last year, the only major inconvenience associated with Dominique Ansel's novel culinary confection was the pain of waiting in line to get it. For a responsible person living with Type 1 (or Type 2) diabetes, like my good friend Cara, …

More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

Live-action Legend of Zelda fan film is intense

Hollywood produced video game adaptations are traditionally a train wreck, which is a major factor in why I never want to see Nintendo's <i>The Legend of</i> …

Retrogaming

Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Phones

Galaxy S5 metal concept thinks it’s an HTC One relative

The Galaxy S5 is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated handsets of next year – just like its predecessors in the years before – so we’re not surprised to see concept images hit the web at regular intervals.<p>Today we’re looking at a Galaxy S5 metal concept that’s very similar with the HTC One. …

Phones

Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength - ExtremeTech

By on December 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When you flex a muscle in your …