Cables

This New Smart Fitness Machine Will Change How You Lift Weights

Anyone can hop on an elliptical or treadmill and workout, but when it comes to lifting weights and knowing what exercises to do and how much weight …

Electromagnetism

Intricate Rope Installations Unravel to Create Webs of Organic Forms

For years, artist Janaina Mello Landini has captivated us with her collection of <i>Ciclotramas.</i> Inspired by forms found in nature, this ongoing series of intricate rope installations continues to creatively transform “an object of the everyday world” into an exquisite artistic medium.<p>Like her past</i> …

Art

Historic photos show Genoa bridge under construction in 1965 when its famed Italian architect was praised as a 'genius' for the 'very unusual design'– five decades before it collapsed killing 38 people

Historic black and white photos show the Genoa bridge being built in 1965, five decades before it collapsed and killed 38 people.<p>New Civil Engineer …

Genoa

Fire-spitting 'dragon drones' used to burn off kites and their strings after they get stuck on power lines

Dragon drones which spit fire are being used in Colombia to burn off kites getting stuck on power lines.<p>More than 360,000 Colombians were affected by …

Thomas Markle

The revolutionary puppets of Godzilla, Toho and other kaiju movies

The Japanese monster movie (<i>kaiju eiga</i>) is known — and frequently scoffed at — for its signature technique of suitmation: placing a stuntman inside …

Godzilla

Okra 7-Port USB Desktop Universal Charging Station | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Specs</b><p>Input: AC 100~240V / 50-60Hz, 1.5A<br>• USB Output: 1A x 4 Ports + 2.4A x 3 Ports, Total: DC 5V / 13A Max<br>• Power: DC19V / 3.42A, 64.98W (Max)<br>• Multiple built-in protections against over-charging,over-heating, power surges & short circuits<p><b>Compatibility</b><p>Apple iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Note, …

Charging Stations

Review: Lifx Tile is a fun but flawed HomeKit accent lighting accessory

One thing is for sure: accessory makers are pulling out all of the stops when it comes to decorative HomeKit lighting accessories. Back in May, we took a look at the Lifx Beam accessory, which offers smart lightning in a neon tube-like format.<p>Now, Lifx is back with its Tile accessory, which is …

Home Automation

I-Day kite-flying turns deadly for birds in Delhi

Cases of bird injuries from kite flying during Independence Day have been streaming in at NGOs and rescue centres in Delhi despite the ban on sharp …

India

Motorists can expect months of disruption during Toxteth roadworks

Motorists can expect months of disruption when two lanes of a busy main road in Toxteth are closed.<p>SP Energy Networks is carrying out work to upgrade …

Liverpool

Turtle Beach is releasing three sub-$100 PC gaming headsets

Turtle Beach is readying the release of three new headset models built specifically for the PC, the Elite Atlas Pro, Atlas Three, and Atlas One. All …

PC Gaming

18-year-old Prescot Cables player dies after collapsing during match

PRESCOT Cables Football Club have confirmed that 18-year-old player Jack Riding has died after being collapsing during a five-a-side match.<p>The …

St Helens

President Trump relaxes US cyber-attacks rules

<b>President Trump has signed an order relaxing rules around the use of cyber-weapons, the Wall Street Journal reports.</b><p>It is a reversal of guidelines, drawn up under President Obama, which required a large number of federal agencies to be involved in any decision to launch a cyber-attack.<p>Specific …

Cyber-attacks

CK Hutchinson takes stake in suburban fibre optic start-up | Financial Times

CK Hutchison, the Asian infrastructure company that financed the installation of a high-speed broadband network in London’s Victorian sewer network …

Startups

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THE first bridges were likely to have been built by early man shoving a fallen tree across a stream. Since then, construction techniques have come on …

Engineering

Back to School 2018: The best tech and accessories to help you succeed

Back to school season is in full swing as we move through the month of August. With many students already back in the classroom and many preparing, it’s crucial to start off the year with the right technology and accessories to succeed.<p>Read on as we round-up some of the best technology and …

Headphones

Brant Moore Video Bike Check

We’re always checking out Brant Moore‘s video from his How To videos and riding videos like the Lip Lords series. Brant has been crushing it for a …

Extreme Sports

Mexico students develop electric shock self-defence coat

<b>Four students in Mexico have developed a jacket they say could protect those wearing it from attacks.</b><p>Once armed, the sleeves of the coat can emit an electric shock making anyone holding on to them recoil.<p>The students say they came up with the idea in light of the high number of sex attacks in their …

Law School

Mexican marijuana smugglers turn to ultralight aircraft | McClatchy Washington Bureau

SONOYTA, Mexico — Several times a week, drug smugglers somewhere along Mexico's border with the United States strap themselves into low-flying …

Immigration

Raymarine's new wireless ready Ray90 and Ray91 VHF

<b>Traditional marine VHF radios keep you confined to the helm with their short handset coil-cords that limit your ability to move about. Raymarine's</b> …

Sailing

Throwback Thursday: Thirty Years Back | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Food for thought: This photo introduced an editorial feature by MBA’s 1988 Tech Consultant, Richard Cunningham, who talked about how mountain bikes …

Mountain Biking

Snake-Like Rapid Charging Robot Becomes Reality, But Not From Tesla

Researchers at Graz Univerity of Technology reveal robot-controlled CCS EV fast-charging system.The current prototype was a joint effort between Graz …

Electric Vehicles

U.S. and China to resume trade talks amid tariff battle

U.S. and Chinese officials said the two nations will resume lower-level trade talks this month in hopes of resolving an escalating battle over tariffs that threatens to damage both economies.<p>At the invitation of the Trump administration., China’s vice commerce minister, Wang Shouwen, will lead a …

China

Russian spacewalk runs into overtime during 'Icarus' experiment installation

Russian spacewalk runs into overtime during ‘Icarus’ experiment installation<p>Russian cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev, top, and Oleg Artemyev, work to …

Space Exploration

18 must-have school supplies to make your first day the best yet

It’s that time of year that students of all ages are heading back to the classrooms. Starting up a new school year is always a challenge with earlier …

Crowd Funding

Charge your iPhone and Apple Watch in half the space with Twelve South

<b>NEWS</b> – Nightstands are usually small, so you need to maximize the usefulness of anything you keep on them. The Twelve South HiRise Duet packs a lot …

Apple Watch

7 Life-Hacking Items People Love on Amazon

Here are the best-reviewed products to make your life easier.<p>We’ve scoured the internet’s favorite online store to find the coolest deals on Amazon …

Shopping

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Teacher Sees Animal Clinging To Power Cables At School — And Decides To Help

He used to be someone’s “pet” — but his former owner dumped him.<p>Last week, a teacher arrived for work at a local primary school in Thailand when she …

Animals

Italy declares year-long state of emergency after bridge disaster

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte today declared a year-long state of emergency for the region of Liguria after the bridge disaster that killed …

Genoa

T'spin titanium multitool is tuned for everyday travel

The smartphone has become a very convenient, almost essential travel companion, but there are a few minor headaches that go with it. The T'spin is a …

Camping