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The new RVX show may have been formed with the goal of attracting new, adventurous buyers (the crossover utility vehicle set, if you will), but it was still a sea of huge, lumbering mobile homes that won't be moving an inch without a big, diesel-gulping truck at the helm. Still, if you squeezed between the city-block-long motorhomes and triple-axle fifth-wheels, there were some small, affordable trailers that could actually appeal to those bright-eyed youths still interested in enjoying a...

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Categories: outdoors, c.c. weiss

Space travel is incredibly taxing on the human body – and ironically, the best way to simulate that is by staying in bed for long periods. The lack of gravity in space means that muscles and bones begin to waste away, and scientists have been studying these health effects on Earth with extended bed-rest experiments. In the latest of these studies, those beds will be put in a centrifuge to mimic artificial gravity, to see if that can help offset the issues... Continue Reading Spinning...

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Categories: space, michael irving

Founded in 1966 to preserve America's WW2-era aviation heritage, the Pima Air & Space museum has grown to become one of the biggest in the USA, with more than 350 aircraft. Naturally, there are plenty of war birds on display, but the Pima team has made room for lots of other oddities as well... Continue Reading A tour through the extraordinary Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona Category: Aircraft Tags: Aircraft Aviation Gallery Museum

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Categories: aircraft, loz blain

Knife-maker SOG offers multitools of all shapes and sizes, but its latest keychain-ready implement certainly comes in at the more compact end of the scale. Designed to dangle from your keys or tuck neatly into a pocket, the Snippet strips down the typical multitool to the bare essentials and earns its name by putting the scissors in the spotlight. .. Continue Reading SOG's Snippet multitool puts the scissors at the pointy end Category: Outdoors Tags: Multi-Tools SOG

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Categories: outdoors, nick lavars

A shockwave reverberated through the Alzheimer's research community today after pharmaceutical company Biogen announced it was discontinuing two massive final phase human trials into the previously promising Alzheimer's drug aducanumab. The announcement is the latest in a long line of failed Alzheimer's drugs targeting the popular amyloid protein hypothesis... Continue Reading Another big Alzheimer’s drug fails in late-stage human trials Category: Medical Tags: Alzheimer's...

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Categories: medical, rich haridy

In the wake of seemingly endless teases and leaks, DICE and EA are ready to show gameplay from Battlefield V's imminent Firestorm battle royale mode. True to the scoops, it's not quite a cookie-cutter BR experience. While you'll have familiar mecha...

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Categories: av, battle royale, battlefield, battlefield 5, battlefield v, dice, ea, games, gaming, personal computing, personalcomputing, ps4, video, video games, xbox one

Lockheed Martin is rolling out a new class of CubeSat in 2019 that can be reprogrammed in orbit like a smartphone to take on new missions. The new SmartSat technology is being integrated into over 10 satellite programs to start with and the prototypes will be launched this year on the first LM 50 nanosatellite buses, including the Linus and Pony Express nanosats... Continue Reading Lockheed Martin develops smart satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit Category: Space Tags: ...

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Categories: space, david szondy

A colony of bees in Austria and a school of fish in Switzerland have become unlikely allies. In experiments run by several European universities, the two very different animal species were able to communicate and coordinate their movements long-distance with the help of some robotic interpreters... Continue Reading Bees and fish learn to communicate long distance – via robots Category: Robotics Tags: Bees EPFL Fish Robot ...

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Categories: robotics, michael irving

A thought-provoking new study has for the first time presented an empirical comparison between male serial killers and female serial killers. The compelling sex differences in behaviors and crimes have been framed through a lens of evolutionary psychology suggesting our hunter-gatherer history has manifested in the differences between male and female serial killers... Continue Reading The peculiar evolutionary differences between male and female serial killers Category: Science Tags: ...

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Categories: science, rich haridy

When Tesla axed its original referral program because it was getting too expensive to keep up, Elon Musk said the company isn't replacing it with a new one. The automaker must have realized that having a reasonable one in place is better than having...

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Categories: gear, referral program, tesla, transportation

Digging into the surface of another planet for the first time is going to bring some surprises, you'd just hope that those surprises don't include your digging being brought to a halt before things have even begun. This is the problem scientists working on the Mars InSight mission have been forced to contend with, though they are now moving ahead with new plans to shed light on the blockage... Continue Reading Stuck Mars InSight lander to conduct short burst of hammering in search of...

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Categories: space, nick lavars

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter has taken to the air for the first time at the Sikorsky facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. Designed to have twice the speed and range of conventional rotorcraft, the demonstrator aircraft is part of the US Army's Future Vertical Lift program and will be used to develop the next generation of assault and transport helicopters for the US Army and US Marine Corps... Continue Reading Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter makes maiden...

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Categories: aircraft, david szondy

Nintendo proved that its cardboard Labo kits could actually be decent gaming accessories -- especially for kids. But the idea of using Labo to bring VR to the Switch sounds even more far-fetched. Could an under-powered system with a low-resolutio...

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Categories: gadgetry, gadgets, gaming, gear, hands-on, labo, labo vr, nintendo, switch, virtual reality

Microsoft is on its way to replacing data centers with DNA. The company and researchers from the University of Washington have successfully automated the process to translate digital information into DNA and back to bits. They now have the first, ful...

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Categories: automated, business, data centers, data storage, device, dna, dna storage, internet, microsoft, tomorrow, university of washington

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Steam's ages-old game library screen is getting a much-needed overhaul. Valve has previewed a redesign that keeps the familiar column of games on the left, but shakes up seemingly everything else. You'll see rows for your recently played games and,...

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Categories: games, gaming, gdc2019, internet, personal computing, personalcomputing, services, steam, valve, valve software, video games

GameStop announced today that it is naming George Sherman as its new chief executive officer. The former head of Verizon retailer Victra has served as an executive at Advance Auto Parts, Best Buy Services, Home Depot and Target. He'll be charged with...

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Categories: business, ceo, gamestop, gaming, george sherman

VR technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past few years with optics and capabilities steadily improving even as hardware prices continue to decrease. Leading this revolution is the newly revealed Rift S from Oculus, the company's first...

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Categories: asgardswrath, av, facebook, gaming, gdc2019, hands-on, oculus, oculusrifts, passthroughplus, rifts, wearables


Netflix is testing a less expensive mobile-only plan in India, which may help it expand its userbase in the world's second most populous nation. A small number of users are reportedly trying the plan, which, at 250 rupees (around $3.64) per month, is...

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Categories: amazon prime video, balaji telefilms, business, entertainment, hotstar', india, netflix, streaming, streaming video, zee5

In the developing world, about 10 percent of medications are actually inferior counterfeits of the real thing. Unfortunately, these same regions often lack the equipment needed for detecting those fakes. An inexpensive new system, however, could remedy that problem... Continue Reading Easily-obtained "chronoprints" could detect bogus medicine Category: Good Thinking Tags: American Chemical Society Counterfeiting Medication New Atlas...

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Categories: good thinking, ben coxworth

Boeing charged airlines extra for two safety features that may have been able to detect in advance issues with the 737 Max planes involved in fatal crashes, according to the New York Times. The additional sensors provided checks on data collected by...

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Categories: boeing, boeing 737 max, boeing crash, business, gear, safety features, security, transportation

You might open Instagram to see what your friends are doing, look at a cute puppy or like pretty pictures of other people's food -- but there's something much darker under the surface. While other platforms are working to eradicate hate speech and st...

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Categories: conspiracy theories, facebook, fake news, gen-z, hate speech, instagram, internet, news, social media, tomorrow

If you've ever watched The Little Mermaid and thought to yourself, "dang, that'd be some good hunting," have I got the game for you. Swimsanity is a four-player adventure shooter set at the bottom of the sea that offers a surprisingly wide variety of...

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Categories: av, gaming, gdc2019, hands-on, nintendo, ps4, steam, swimsanity, switch, xboxone

In the not-too-distant future, when congestive heart failure patients are being released from hospital, they may be given a special toilet seat to take home. That device would measure their vital signs every time they sit on it, sending alerts if more heart trouble were detected... Continue Reading Techy toilet seat made to monitor heart patients Category: Medical Tags: Heart Failure Monitoring Rochester Institute of Technology Toilet

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Categories: medical, ben coxworth

We spent a week in the new 2019 Ford Edge crossover and we like its upgrades, but it's still hard to see past them. Ford added some refreshed styling, more features, and a new eight-speed automatic to the Edge for the 2019 model year, but didn't change its primary safety need... Continue Reading Review: 2019 Ford Edge has a new look that you can’t see past Category: Automotive Tags: Crossover Ford Reviews SUV

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Categories: automotive, aaron turpen

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Categories: anker nebula, av, bookshelf speakers, deals, elac debut series, entertainment, eufy bodysense, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, home, kanex, mobile, partner, portable projector, smart sacle, syndicated, the wirecutter

Over the past few months, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been adamant that one of his goals is to "increase the health of public conversation" on the site. Because it's no secret that, as great as Twitter is at connecting you with people across the worl...

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Categories: business, conversation, conversations, entertainment, gear, hands-on, internet, jack dorsey, mobile, prototype, services, social, social media, social network, threads, tweet, tweets, twitter, twttr

Can Apple actually take on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in the increasingly crowded world of streaming video? We're about to find out on March 25th, when Apple is expected to give us a glimpse at its long-awaited video service. It's something the com...

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Categories: apple, apple tv, apple video streaming, av, entertainment, hulu, netflix

A short film that premiered at GDC highlights the photorealism potential of Unreal Engine, and it would be easy to assume Rebirth is a live-action short given how life-like it looks. The video depicts an atmospheric environment full of craggy rocks,...

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Categories: av, entertainment, epic games, gaming, photorealism, quixel, short, short film, unreal, unrel engine

A newly-published study has found a link between repeated episodes of anxiety and depression experienced in the first four decades of life, and a decline in memory function by the time a person reaches their 50s. The researchers behind the study have called for the UK government to invest in better protecting the well-being of young adults to help safeguard the brain health of the country's ageing population... Continue Reading Depression and anxiety linked to memory loss in later life...

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Categories: health & wellbeing, anthony wood

To boost its electric vehicle (EV) production, Ford is investing $850 million in its Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant. It hopes to make the plant the home of its EV production. To do so, the company will also hire 900 employees incrementally throu...

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Categories: battery electric vehicles, electric vehicles, ev, flat rock, ford, gear, green, investment, michigan, production, transportation

Two years ago, California's Hi Power Cycles (HPC) set out to make a premier e-mountain bike. Four prototypes later, and the Scout Pro is born. Riders can engage the motor to zip up to 36 mph, or pedal hard for a top speed of 45 mph... Continue Reading Scout Pro hardtail e-bike can motor up to 45 mph Category: Bicycles Tags: Electric Bicycle Mountain Bikes Pedal-assisted

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Categories: bicycles, paul ridden

Cable companies have been nervous about streaming services for a while, but now they have a particularly good reason to be jittery. An MPAA report citing IHS Markit data has shown that there were more subscriptions worldwide to online video services...

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Categories: av, cable, gear, internet, mpaa, satellite, streaming, television, tv

Comcast's latest bundle isn't a cable TV service, exactly, since it's aimed at the increasing number of subscribers who only have internet. Xfinity Flex will tie together paid internet video services as well as free ad-supported options in what VP Ma...

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Categories: breaking news, business, comcast, entertainment, internet, streaming, x1, xfinity, xfinity flex

It's a day of the week ending in the letter "y," so it should come as little surprise there's news of another Facebook privacy transgression. The company says it found in January that some user passwords were stored in plain text on its servers. Face...

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Categories: facebook, facebook lite, gear, hashing, passwords, plain text, privacy, security, user passwords

Visitors to Norway can now dine both on and with fish in an impressive new restaurant by Snøhetta. Appropriately named Under, the building is part-sunk into the sea and is encased in a concrete shell designed to withstand the harsh conditions on the seabed of Norway's rugged southern coast. .. Continue Reading Europe's first underwater restaurant offers views of the seabed Category: Architecture Tags: Building and Construction Norway Restaurant ...

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Categories: architecture, adam williams

Though there are wireless ways to feed a guitar's output signal to an amplifier – including systems from Line 6 and Boss – you'd still have to loop in effects pedals using cables. If you want to interface with a computer or mobile device, Zoom and IK Multimedia can help. The latter's iRig Micro Amp allows bedroom guitarists or street performers to tap into a modeling universe of tone via a built-in digital interface... Continue Reading iRig Micro Amp comes with built-in USB...

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Categories: music, paul ridden

Construction has begun on a new Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)-designed bridge in Taiwan that's billed as the world's longest single-mast, asymmetric cable-stayed bridge. Due to begin operation in 2024, the Danjiang Bridge is a massive project with a considerable budget of NT$12.49 billion (US$405.2 million). .. Continue Reading Work begins on world's longest single-mast, asymmetric cable-stayed bridge Category: Architecture Tags: Bridge Building and Construction ...

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Categories: architecture, adam williams

Best known for huge, highway-hogging motorhomes and travel trailers, Thor Industries became the world's largest RV manufacturer when it purchased Germany's Erwin Hymer Group earlier this year. Now it's showing a little bit of city-friendly European camper van sensibility with the Sequence concept, a loaded Ram ProMaster adventure van with solar power, mobile connectivity, sporty Thule accessories and even a slide-out dog bowl. .. Continue Reading Thor Motor Coach explores new roads with...

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Categories: automotive, c.c. weiss

Revolutions is a series that brings together a hand-picked selection of recent articles bringing together cutting-edge insights into major scientific advances. This installment brings you up to date with the ground-breaking new discoveries made around the regenerative possibilities of induced pluripotent stem cells, which can theoretically be coaxed into any kind of cell in the human body... Continue Reading Revolutions: The incredible potential of induced pluripotent stem cells Category:...

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Categories: medical, nick lavars

The revolution of smart devices marches on as researchers have made printable tags that mirror some functionality of standard smart gadgets. While that might sound like a major leap at first, it obviously […] The post These Tags Convert Just About Anything Into a Smart Device appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, connected, connected life, cyber security, internet of things, rfid, smart, smart devices, smart home, tags, tech

I like tools that are designed ergonomically, for simple and easy use. I also like tools that can be easily weaponized. ThinkGeek’s Thor Hammer Tool Set falls squarely in the latter category, since […] The post GEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Mjolnir Tool Set Puts a Hammer Inside a Hammer appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: deals, gadgets, geek pick, geek-cetera, marvel, mjolnir, thinkgeek, thor, tools

I’m a fan of useful tools. I’ve sung the praises of iFixit’s Pro Tech Toolkit, and I keep a variety of multitools and utility knives by my desks at work and at home. […] The post SOG’s Rad, Ratcheting Baton Q4 Multitool (and Sync I Belt Buckle Tool) appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, geek-cetera, tech, toys, leatherman, multitools, pliers, screwdriver, sog, tools

Every year we get a peak at the latest and most exciting developments in tech at the Consumer Electronics Show. In many ways, it is the grand showcase for what the best software […] The post The Best Robots of CES 2018 appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, aibo, apocalypse, ces, ces 2018, robo dogs, robot apocalypse, robot strippers, robots, sophia

Magnets are rad. Electromagnets, doubly so. We’ve known they can be used to levitate things at least since Raul Julia told us the nature of his powers in Street Fighter. If you have a […] The post You Might Be Vaporwave, But You’ll Never Be Mac Tonight in a Floating Dessert Cup Vaporwave appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, geek-cetera, news, videos, levitating, mac tonight, magnets, vaporwave

Roku, Google's Chromecast, and Amazon's Fire TV Stick are your best choices, but which is the top choice? The post The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: apps and software, culture, gadgets, news, tech, apps, chromecast, comparison, google, media players, netflix, roku, roku stick, streaming, streaming media

Samsung kicks off the annual device-reveal season with today’s unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8. Various leaks and teases have piqued consumer attention, which, frankly, is mainly focused on whether or not this […] The post Livestream Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 Unveiling appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: android, consumer, gadgets, mobile, news, tech, device, gadget, galaxy note 8, handset, launch, phablet, samsung, samsung unpacked, smartphone, unveiling

Lots of people like being outdoors. Not geeks, usually (hyuck hyuck), but a lot of people. And, unfortunately for, presumably, some of those folks, there aren’t too many solid portable vaporizers that could […] The post Vapium Summit: The Vape for the Great Outdoors appeared first on Geek.com.

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Most vaporizers cost a pretty penny. Even if you’re looking at cheaper options, you can still expect to spend at least $150 for something that does everything well. But the Vie is looking […] The post Vie Review: The Best Budget Vaporizer Ever Made appeared first on Geek.com.

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Categories: gadgets, news, tech, revolution, vape, vapetech, vie

I’m going to say it. Fidget spinners are fun. At least, they’re fun for people like me who have what is best described with the Yiddish word shpilkes. As a giant nerd, however, […] The post ThinkGeek’s Nerdy Fidget Spinners (and My Own Failed Game Boy Spinner) appeared first on Geek.com.

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