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Wednesday, June 22, 2016


With more than 100 flying cars on the road and in the air worldwide, Dezso Molnar believes the fastest way to take this technology to the next level is to get a community of inventors and aviators together to put their vehicles to the test in a competition on the West Coast of the United States.Read more
Most new cameras are capable of taking great photos in their automatic modes, but if you want to make the most of your DSLR or mirrorless shooter, you’re going to need to move the dial away from that green icon. Here we look at the main camera modes to help you get out of Auto.Read more
Loz heads to Albury on the Victoria/NSW border for a coaching session at a hidden gem of a racetrack. The Murray Valley Training Co offers some of the cheapest track day and race coaching rates in Australia, led by racer Chas Hern - who knows a thing or two about going quick.Read more
The Mitsubishi Fuso 4x4-based Base 4x4 pop-top expedition truck finds a niche somewhere between pop-up off-road camper vans and more elaborate expedition trucks. The aluminum-box off-road motorhome offers a more affordable, more customizable expedition option.Read more
WD's new My Passport Wireless Pro is designed to make it easier to back up and edit work when you're on the job, by wirelessly sharing images between Wi-Fi compatible-cameras, connected tablets and laptops, and the hard drive itself.Read more
Drones invariably require human intervention in one way or another as they can't carry on forever on their own. Or can they? An Israeli startup has developed an end-to-end autonomous system for 24/7 drone flight that uses a robotic arm to swap out flat batteries and get the aircraft back in the air.Read more
Equipped with 10,649,600 computing cores and capable of carrying out some 93 quadrillion calculations per second, the world's fastest supercomputer has just been announced: Twice and fast and three times as efficient as its nearest rivalRead more
PhD student Noah Hammond at Brown University says that data returned in 2015 by NASA's unmanned New Horizons deep-space probe indicates that Pluto may have a subsurface ocean similar to those suspected to exist on some moons of Jupiter and may be responsible for the unusual surface features.Read more
Newly announced drone laws are set to clear the way for business-related drone flight across the US, with the FAA taking its first significant steps towards integrating small unmanned aircraft into US airspace.Read more
The magicians at Aston Martin's Gaydon HQ are on a roll, but they have one more trick up their sleeves. The Vanquish Zagato Concept​​ from Lake Como will be entering limited production, giving us an excuse to fawn over its carbon fiber curves again. Read more
​A Bluetooth bicycle bell – so, what would that do? Well, in the case of the Blubel, it syncs with an app on your smartphone to provide navigational cues. Additionally, if you want to alert other users to hazards on your route, you just ring it as you would a regular bell.Read more
Electric vehicles were the story at last year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with the eO PP03 beating out the Rimac E-Runner for a 1-2 electric finish. Rimac and Nobuhiro Tajima are teaming up again and hoping to come out on top.Read more
​Astronomers have detected the youngest exoplanet ever discovered, orbiting incredibly close to a distant star. The discovery of the infant planet, known as K2-33b, could allow astronomers to gain a clearer understanding of the earlier stages of planetary formation.Read more
Spider silk may be known for being extremely strong, yet it's also elastic. With these dual qualities in mind, a Design Engineering postgrad from Imperial College London has created a one-of-a-kind violin … using silk spun by an Australian Golden Orb Spider.​Read more
One latest device presents a safe way to experience wireless audio while hitting the streets, trails, or slopes. Domio is designed to stick to the outside of sports helmets, transforming the shells into echo chambers through the use of micro-vibration technology.Read more
One day, a new Silk Road might exist between China and Europe – and it should be a lot more secure and only take a day to move goods between the two regions. That's at least one of the idealized goals of a new partnership announced between Hyperloop One and Russian company The Summa Group today.Read more
Last year, Signal Snowboards and Fender made a one-off cardboard Stratocaster that sounded much better than it looked. Now French startup Obilab is introducing a new member to the band in the shape of a cardboard drum kit that collapses down to be carried like a backpack between gigs.​Read more
The latest from Brooklyness may offer a bicycle riding experience like no other. The Classon helmet is designed to improve safety and visibility with gesture-activated turn signals, automatic brake lights, blind spot detection, and more.Read more
A crowdfunding project is aiming to bring a new ergonomic mouse to market, combining an upright, neutral gripping position with visual signals telling the user to take regular small breaks.​Read more
One of the latest gadgets to promise better sleep comes from Xuan Yao, a Chinese designer and entrepreneur whose company FitSleep is trying to break into the market with a new device called the FitSleep α1​ that uses alpha waves to beam us into better sleep.Read more
At every Formula 1 race, DHL hands out an award for the fastest pit stop and, every race so far this year, Williams has taken it out. As well as out-gunning the rest of the field at last weekend's European GP, a Williams tire change equaled Red Bull's record for the fastest ever pit stop. Read more
Hyperkin is known for releasing products that give classic games consoles a new lease on life long after the original manufacturers have moved on. Now it has announced the Smart Boy​, an Android peripheral that allows old Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges to be enjoyed on a smartphone.Read more
Headphones are headphones, right? No. No, that’s wrong. You haven’t truly experienced headphones until you’ve surrendered yourself to the power of these Bluetooth babies from our friends at SainSonic. Built with bone conduction technology that uses vibration to transmit audio without blocking your ears, this headset delivers incredible sound without the annoyance of wires. You don’t even have to cover your ears; just rest them on the top of your cheeks and you’re good to go.Read more