Dave Gershgorn
at 08:44 AM Jul 28 2015
Gaming // 

Ouya, the most-crowdfunded video game console ever, has officially been sold to Razer, and the dream of a crowdfunded console has gone along with it. To truly prove that a internet-supported, fourth-party game console could enter the mix, Ouya needed to stand on its own two legs; this acquisition by a company best known for computer peripherals shows they just couldn't do it.

Dave Gershgorn
at 11:54 AM Jul 23 2015
Mobile // 

Our modern world rests squarely on the shoulders of wireless communications; phones, computers and wearables all rely on a select few wireless protocols, like Wi-Fi. Upgrading one of these protocols means a potential upgrade to the way the world interacts.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 12:33 PM Jul 16 2015
Mobile // 

A team of four undergraduates from UC Berkeley has created a rocking chair that generates energy while you rock.

Alexandra Ossola
at 09:56 AM Jul 9 2015
Gadgets // 

Back in 1999, the Matrix was a groundbreaking film in many ways—including its special effects, for which it won an Academy Award the following year. The most memorable scene was when the main character played by Keanu Reeves dodges bullets—the camera circles around him as he seems to move in slow motion:

Dave Gershgorn
at 10:36 AM Jul 7 2015
Gaming // 

If you get bored building the entirety of Westeros or the limited story options in Minecraft, your prayers have been answered. Minecraft, the game defined by its thriving 70,000,000+ community of builders, is adding a separate Story Mode game, where players will be able to navigate a traditional storyline developed by Telltale Games.

Jason Tetro
at 12:05 PM Jul 1 2015
Fitness // 

In addition to water bottles, disinfectant spray bottles have become commonplace in many athletic facilities. The routine is simple to adopt; after you've used a piece of equipment, simply spray down the surfaces you've touched and give it a wipe.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:51 AM Jun 30 2015
Mobile // 

Last year in the United States, 270 people died in collisions between cars and trains. Today, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced a measure that they hope will lower that number of fatalities in the future. The only catch? They need Google's help to make it happen.

 
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