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Finding the average camping trailer ill-prepared for all of the obstacles of life on the road, a new Oregon-based company is building its off-road caravan up to an "overkill" standard. While one man's overkill might be another's shortage, it seems clear that OverKill Campers has gone above and beyond average with its S.O.5.10 off-road trailer. The package includes a rugged steel frame, hon
The North Devon Heritage Coast in the UK's south offers plenty of adventure activities for outdoor enthusiasts, and it is now home to an enchanting new refuge to recharge the batteries. The Treehouse at Ravendere Retreats is a bespoke dwelling with valley views and charming interior, offering an ideal setting to put the feet up after a big day of golfing, biking or deep sea fishing... Cont
San Francisco's Naked Labs has started shipping its 3D-scanning smart mirror with rotating scale. Connected to a mobile app, the Naked scales build 3D models of your body, then track them through your hypothetical healthy transformation... Continue Reading Naked 360-degree body-scanning mirror tracks body transformations Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: 3D Scanning
Six months after the initial announcement and after several months of beta testing, Android P is finished and has a new name: Android 9.0 Pie. The updated software is rolling out now to Pixel phones, with other handsets in the beta program getting the finalized OS in the next month or two... Continue Reading Android P is officially Android 9.0 Pie, rolling out now Category: Mobile Technol
Things are heating up in the world of CRISPR gene editing. With the first human trials using the experimental technology set to commence soon, the research community has been facing a series of controversial studies suggesting the process is not as safe or accurate as previously thought. Now, a team of scientists from the University of Texas at Austin claims a simple enzyme change could he
A US$100 million makeover of Seattle's Space Needle has been completed, with the iconic observation tower receiving a number of modern upgrades. Among the new features are a cantilevered staircase, a revamped outdoor observation deck and what has been dubbed the world's first revolving glass floor... Continue Reading Seattle's iconic Space Needle tower gets a revolving glass floor Categor
NASA's Curiosity lander touched down on the surface of Mars in August, 2012, and its rover payload rolled out shortly after to begin its meandering mission. While the intrepid explorer did its thing, NASA needed an educational project to help explain the technology and the mission to the general public. That role was filled by a scaled down version called ROV-E, and now tinkerers, students
Citing pollution and road trauma statistics, the Hanoi People's Council has voted overwhelmingly in favor of banning motorcycles in the inner city by 2030. Instead, the city is aiming to develop public transport to better serve its 7.6 million residents... Continue Reading Hanoi plans to ban motorcycles altogether by 2030 Category: Motorcycles Tags: Law urban transpor
Though dual driver earphones are not uncommon these days, most earphones send all the audio through a single driver only. Truly wireless buds – spearheaded by the successfully crowdfunded Earins – are in the wild too, but the majority of Bluetooth-enabled ear plugs have cables between each earphone, which will also likely feature a single driver. How about a combination of both dual driver
The term genetically-modified organism (GMO) may cause unease in some people, but gene-editing technologies like CRISPR have unprecedented potential in a range of fields. Even so, containment measures are in development to keep them from escaping into the wild and potentially disrupting natural ecosystems. To that end, researchers at Oregon State University have now conducted a multi-year

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