Copenhagen Wheel, a self-contained, iOS-controlled unit snaps easily onto the back of ordinary bicycle, transforming it into an electric hybrid that gives riders a boost as they pedal by measuring their effort with a torque sensor, instead of using a throttle. Show More Summary
Putting a snorkel on a space suit seems about as daft as making water wings for a meerkat, but that’s exactly what NASA has done. It isn’t some bureaucratic error, but a serious piece of life-saving engineering inspired by an incident...Show More Summary
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Movie for $800. “Masked villain in The Dark Knight Rises.” Who is BAAAAAANE! Okay, it doesn’t come through when you just type it.
Filming starts in January for broadcast via Xbox Live.
Danny Boice is the co-founder and CTO of Speek – a 500 Startups-funded startup that let’s users do conference calls with a simple link rather than using phone numbers and... Keep reading ?
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Astronaut and space-tweeter Chris Hadfield has been chatting with followers about today's ISS spacewalk all morning. Head on over to his profile while you watch NASA's video live feed of the spacewalk below. Read more...
"I like gardens more than gardening. I also like guns more than killing."
First of as many as 3 spacewalks under way in attempt to restore critical coolant loop to normal operation
It was crowded on the sidewalks in Hong Kong. Early morning commuters, shoulders tightly pressed against the strangers walking next to them, moved in a sluggish blob through each crowded intersection Katia Vega didn't mind the congestion. Show More Summary
Here and there around the Web you'll find lists of vocabulary words culled from Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon's epic postmodern novel about the deployment of the V-2 rocket in World War II. I couldn't resist compiling such a list myself. Show More Summary
Welcome to Feedback Loop, a weekly roundup of the most interesting discussions happening within the Engadget community. There's so much technology to talk about and so little time to enjoy it, but you have a lot of great ideas and opinions that need...
If you want to know how to write a blog post that rocks, then you better get into the Christmas spirit because you’d be surprised at how easy it’ll be to write a great post without any problems by tackling it the way you would your Christmas shopping list. Show More Summary
It’s not too late to avoid the queues and do your last bit of gift shopping online. Think Geek are offering next day delivery (via UPS) and on top of that there is a 20% discount on all orders over $40 (use code NIMBUS at checkout). So you have until noon (EST) on December 23RD [...]
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Amber Hawk Swanson's sculpture-performance project will leave you feeling a bit gross, but maybe also a little turned on.
Look around at the people on a train, at a bus stop, or in an airport. Chances are, lots of them are playing some kind of game on their smartphones. But in any crowd, you'll likely see someone poring over a different pocket diversion — the crossword puzzle, still going strong today on its 100th birthday. It's been a fascinating century. Read more...
Cult of Mac Magazine’s Unboxing Issue is a super-sized, mega edition packed full of good advice for your new device, whether you’re giving or getting. We’ve got guides on how to set up your brand new iPhone and iPad, what … Read mor...