BioLite FirePit Smokeless Wood Fire Pit

Cozy up to a home-cooked meal while camping with the BioLite FirePit Smokeless Wood Fire Pit. This innovative camping system gives you all flame and no smoke. The result is a brilliant display of dancing flames without the nuisance of a traditional campfire. The FirePit has x-ray mesh along the sides so you can view even more of the fire. You’ll also know when to add more wood. In addition, the FirePit offers two fuel modes. You can use wood… Continue Reading Read More

What must a bike look like?

If you really think about it, what must a bike really look like? Why must its shape be in a particular fashion, with a separate fuel-tank, a separate seat, a separate headlight. What happens when you design a bike without taking any previously seen bike as a reference? You get something that looks like Samuel Aguiar’s concept bike titled Hope.Four years in the making, starting from concept sketches to 3D models, Samuel who goes by the name Shiny Hammer ‘Once the volume was defined, I had to find a nice melody between the seat, the lights, the dashboard and all the other elements.’ explains Samuel, ‘it was important for me to stay very ‘ergonomic’ to make the design usable. This is where you … Read More

WinPhone 95 is What a Windows 95-Based Smartphone Might Look Like

Photo credit: Henrique Perticarati Sure, there were already smartphones back in the 90s, but if Microsoft released one running Windows 95, it might look something like this. This Game Boy-like device features a 1.2-megapixel with Sony Mavica optics, headphone jack, microphone jack, an Intel processor, and even a trackball. That’s not all, it comes in three different colors: “Classic”, “Olive”, and “Vanilla”. Continue reading for more pictures. Read More

How vanadium could be a beacon for Martian life

If all goes according to plan, in 2020 NASA (in addition to several other space agencies) will launch a rover towards Mars. When it lands there, it will begin looking for signs of past or present life on the Red Planet. To help astrobiologists tease out biological material from other deceiving compounds in the planet’s regolith, researchers at the University of Kansas (KU) suggest focussing efforts on finding the element vanadium… Continue Reading How vanadium could be a beacon for Martian life Category: Space Tags: ESA Mars Mars 2020 Martian soil NASA Related Articles: Curiosity’s soil sample analysis reveals no surprises Simulated Martian and lunar soils sprout their first crops Mars 2020 rides Curiosity’s coattails to final assembly and testing NASA shortlists three landing sites for Mars 2020 rover A closer… Read More

How to announce a funding round

Attracting investment is a milestone for any startup – it’s a vote of confidence from a respected outside expert in your space and a signal that your company is positioned for the future, which is important to prospective partners and customers, as well as future investors. Beyond that, new funding can also increase your visibility, attracting the attention of top talent and… Read More Read More

Anker SoundBuds Curve Wireless Headphones

Enjoy the full spectrum of your audio with the Anker SoundBuds Curve Wireless Headphones. Connecting via Bluetooth, this headset has a cord that connects the earbuds and rests along your neck. Using aptX HD and CVC noise cancellation, the SoundBuds Curve are hard at work delivering your tunes. They’re also ideal for workouts. The shell is water resistant and the interior uses a hydrophobic nano-coating. Suffice to say, you can sweat all you want without fear. The SoundBuds Curve also… Continue Reading Read More

Start your Design Journey! A’ Design Awards are Just Around the Corner!

You know that idea you have in the back of your head? What if it has true potential? Award programs are the best way to dip your toe in the water and see if your idea is received well. It also helps the world get to know about your vision and in a lot of cases, support it too!We’ve got a small albeit rather insightful round-up of products that won the A’ Design Award and were received by the world with a great deal of praise. A lot of these products went on to becoming successfully crowdfunded projects too, riding on the support and confidence after having secured an award!The A’ Design Award and Competition happen each year, with thousands of entries over … Read More

Physicist Creates Real-Life Invisibility Cloak, Calls it the Rochester Cloak

A team of researchers, lead by physicist John Howell, have created a real-life invisibility cloak. Called the Rochester Cloak, it’s made from a combination of optical lenses, and basically, any object that passes behind a certain line of sight can be made to disappear from view. More specifically, a simplified four-lens system is used to bend light around any objects you put into the middle of the chain, or in other words, you’re able to see the area in the background as normal, but not the item in the foreground. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one explaining why Apple needs Samsung. Read More

In photos: Final roll call of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show wraps up this weekend, and with it goes a stunning collection of cars, trucks, vans, urban transporters, flying taxis and more. After looking at the concept cars, the sports cars, the camper vans, and the trucks and SUVs, we still have many more show photos of world premieres, classics, three-wheelers, buggies and much more. So as we bid this year’s IAA adieu, we give you one final gallery. .. Continue Reading In photos: Final roll call of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show Category: Automotive Tags: Armored Cars Electric Vehicles Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 Fuel Cell Related Articles: Hybrid CR-V prototype leads Honda charge in Frankfurt In photos: Trucks and SUVs of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show BMW i3s sacrifices some range, gains a lot… Read More