Tuesday, 17 February 2015
In one of those naked PR moves, Nestlé announced today it would only use natural flavorings and colors in its candy. Which means it's a good time to remember that is "natural" does not mean better. The natural stuff is just as processed, and comes from places like beaver butts and insects.
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Are you having some issues with your new fitness tracking smartwatch? We've got a roundup of common Samsung Gear Fit problems for you right here with suggested workarounds and solutions where possible.
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When winter arrives in much of the world, cyclists such as BMXers and freestyle mountain bikers are limited to riding in warehouse-style indoor bike parks. These places can be fun, but they're still ... you know, in a building. Such is not the case, however, with the just-opened Mega Underground Bike Park. Claimed to be the largest indoor bike park in the world, it's situated 10 stories (100 ft/30.5 m) underground in a disused limestone mining cavern... Continue Reading Mega Underground Bike Park is for cyclists who are deeply into riding
Tags: Cave, Cycling, Mining
- World’s largest underground trampoline set to open in North Wales
- Bicyclick lets bikes act as one another's kickstands
- World's largest indoor ski park planned for Denmark
- Pedal Lock secures, incapacitates your bike
- Wattbike reaches U.S. shores
- Springtime picnic kit sits neatly on the back of a bicycle
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The NSA is at it again with a highly secretive program that was designed and implemented to crack into hard drives from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Seagate, Western Digital, and Toshiba.
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Android's bold new operating system made specifically for wearables hasn't been much to look at. But Google has been rolling out new features (and dropping the price). Which makes Android Wear devices more alluring. Mastering these tips and tricks will make the new OS the belle of the ball.
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Mercedes-Maybach’s Pullman is 21.3-feet long, starts at $566,922 without armor, and features a 523-horsepower biturbo V12. It will make its official debut at the Geneva Auto Show.
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Don't worry: that vertical cut was made after the subject died. In fact, it's an incredibly rare example of vertical skull dissection, most liklely perfomred at the end of the 1800s as a teachig aid.
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Having become acquainted with the tiny but mighty Zero FX, and struggled through a thorough technology briefing at the Zero factory, it was time to try the "base models" of the 2015 Zero range. The Zero S (streetbike) and Zero DS (dual sport) both share the same platform in terms of frame, motor and the giant monolith battery pack. And despite the fact that they're significantly down on power and torque compared to the high-performance Zero SR, this pair of electrics offer a surprisingly good time... Continue Reading First ride review and video: 2015 Zero S and DS
Tags: Electric Motorcycles, Reviews, Video, Zero Motorcycles
- First ride review and video: 2015 Zero FX – little brother has a big attitude
- Bicyclick lets bikes act as one another's kickstands
- RedShift electric supermoto unveiled
- Tandem bikes shorten to a single when there's one rider
- Grow bikes get bigger as your child does
- Honda announces Dual Clutch Transmission for large-displacement sport motorcycles
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Astronomers are scratching their heads over mysterious plumes that have been sighted in the atmosphere of Mars. First seen by amateur astronomers using Earthbound telescopes, the plumes are at an altitude much higher than that of any clouds yet seen on the Red Planet, and may not even be clouds... Continue Reading Martian mystery plume puzzles scientists
Tags: Atmosphere, ESA, Hubble, Mars, Northern Lights, Telescope
- Boeing demonstrates biological detection UAV
- Kepler finds clouds on extrasolar planet
- Plane-mounted camera detects hazardous volcanic ash in the air
- MAVEN uncovers secrets of Martian atmosphere loss
- NASA announces new rover mission for Mars
- NASA prepares Mars orbiters for comet close encounter
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Microsoft's recent HoloLens announcement has reignited interest in holographic displays, but the current state of affairs suggests that this technology may still be too expensive and limited to become truly widespread. Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) and MIT are bridging the gap with a new important step toward the next generation of high-bandwidth, color-accurate holographic video displays that could span the size of an entire room at one tenth the cost of state of the art devices... Continue Reading New technique could lead to bigger, cheaper and color-accurate holograms
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- New technology from MIT may enable cheap, color, holographic video displays
- Researchers transmit holographic images in near-real-time
- Holographic projection coming to laptops, PDAs and mobile phones
- Take rambling to the next level with holographic digital maps
- Holovision aims at life-size 3D projections
- Smart holograms can test for and monitor diseases
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New research from Russian researchers at the Kaspersky Lab reveals that the someone—most likely the NSA—has developed spying software that can be hidden deep with hard drives. Known to work with hardware made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and more, it's said to provide the agency with the means to eavesdrop "on the majority of the world's computers."
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