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We're currently locked in an arms race against bacteria, and the bugs are winning as they continue to evolve resistance to our best drugs. Luckily, we have some double agents in the war – probiotics, or "good" bacteria that help keep bad bugs at bay. And now, MIT researchers have found a way to combine probiotics and antibiotic drugs into an uneasy alliance that seems to work better than e
Improving on an already excellent vehicle, Mazda has added a turbocharged option to the 2018 Mazda6 to make what was already excellent even better. Can a turbo really make a car immediately better? Maybe, but Mazda also threw in a much-improved interior, which iced the cake... Continue Reading 2018 Mazda 6 puts a turbo on excellence Category: Automotive Tags: Mazda Se
Central Park Tower, by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, is a new supertall skyscraper currently under construction in Manhattan, New York City. Once complete, it'll be the tallest residential building in the world and rise to a height of 1,550 feet (472 m), hosting amazing luxury apartments that cost over US$100 million. .. Continue Reading World's tallest residential tower commands sky-high p
DJI has updated its popular compact Phantom 4 drone for industrial and surveying use, with centimeter-level RTK positioning accuracy, an upgraded camera that also records extra metadata, precisely synchronized timekeeping and a purpose-built flight planning application... Continue Reading DJI's Phantom 4 gets a dorky haircut and a real job Category: Drones Tags: DJI Innovation
Designers Justin Rice and Kagan Taylor from Los Angeles-based build and design studio Knowhow Shop have recently completed an eye-catching micro-office. Dubbed Lighthouse, the 154-sq ft (14.3-sqm) unit is designed as a backyard office on wheels, and also resembles the studio's Lunar Cat Lander shelter, designed for homeless cats back in 2016... Continue Reading Geometric micro-office on wh
All around the world, authorities are exploring the potential of Hyperloop transport systems through feasibility studies, with the US state of Missouri among them. Billed as the first such study in the US, the results are now in and outline some of the potential benefits stemming from a proposed route along the existing I-70 highway... Continue Reading Study bolsters Virgin Hyperloop One's
Self-driving cars can't make eye contact to signal their intentions, so Volkswagen is testing several systems that turn a car into an interactive information display to project information onto the road for drivers and display interactive information to other road users... Continue Reading Volkswagen re-thinks external car lighting in the transition to autonomy Category: Automotive Tags:
Astronomers have discovered and mapped an enormous structure in the early universe with a mass the equivalent to one million billion times that of the Sun. The proto-supercluster, which has been dramatically named Hyperion after the Titan of Greek mythology, is estimated to have formed only 2.3 billion years after the creation of the cosmos in the Big Bang... Continue Reading Astronomers d
Free-standing candles have a tendency to dribble melted wax all over the place, while candles contained within glass jars can be difficult to light once they've burned down. The Lumos offers an alternative, in that it's a jar candle which you light simply by pressing a button... Continue Reading Lumos Candle auto-ignites on demand Category: Around The Home Tags: Candles
At some time, we've probably all seen a photo of some great-looking place and thought "If I knew where that was, I'd go there." Well, the new Look&Book iOS/Android app can reportedly figure out where such photos were taken (within Europe, at least), and it proceeds to plan your flights... Continue Reading Image-recognition travel app books trips based on photos Category: Holiday Destinati is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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