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NASA seeks startups to build new space-age tech

Meet Spoutnik, the space-age microwave

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The Fagor Spoutnik is a fun microwave that features distinctive styling. Named after Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, the space-age appliance kicks off a new stage of the space race. [Read more]...
Meet Spoutnik, the space-age microwave

laughingsquid: Bob Hope's Futuristic Space Age Home Up for...

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laughingsquid: Bob Hope's Futuristic Space Age Home Up for Sale Want. Anyone got a spare $50 million?...
laughingsquid: Bob Hope's Futuristic Space Age Home Up for...

UK Antarctic base up and running

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Britain's "space-age" Halley research station in the Antarctic - the sixth in a storied history of stations at the locale - goes into full operation this month....
UK Antarctic base up and running
This lightsaber has everything, except you can’t actually play with it
Space-Age Risks and Profound Effects on Humanity: Why Elon Musk is Thinking Bigger than the Internet

Five years in, Microsoft and Ford announce that 5 million SYNC-equipped cars have been delivered

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Given the diffusion of consumer technology into every nook and cranny of our lives, you would think that our cars – where we spend far too much time – would also have received a full dose. And yet, if your car has a USB port, you feel space age, even...
Five years in, Microsoft and Ford announce that 5 million SYNC-equipped cars have been delivered
Cadillac introduces a fancy digital experience in its luxury cars (test drive)

How the technology arms race changes cycling | Peter Walker

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Innovations and gizmos first seen on Tour de France machines often trickle down to more basic bikes. What can the BMC TMR01, £6,000 super bike, tell us about the future of cycling?One of the joys of the bicycle is its essential, familiar, unchanging-ness. A cyclist magically transported from 1900 to...
How the technology arms race changes cycling | Peter Walker

Guardian Books podcast: Maps from Ptolemy to Google

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From antiquity to the space age, maps have both expressed our view of the world and have helped to determine that vision. Jerry Brotton, author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps, explains how each of his chosen maps not only represents a time but a way of...
Guardian Books podcast: Maps from Ptolemy to Google
Random NYC biker sports Google Glass (Photo)

Apple, iPhone 4, and Competition

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I recommend you watch the WWDC 2010 keynote before reading. If you watch the video above, you’ll note that I was generally impressed with the announcements made by Apple. I’ll attempt to go into more detail on this post as to some of the other features and what I think...
Apple, iPhone 4, and Competition

Kennedy Space Center hits 50-year milestone

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Take a look back at the early years of NASA's Florida facility, which has been flinging rockets into space like nobody's business since the dawn of the space age. [Read more]...
Kennedy Space Center hits 50-year milestone

How The iPhone 5 Will Radically Change Mobile Ad Market Share (AAPL)

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Apple's iPhone 5 could dominate mobile ad impressions on iPhones within just one year, according to a study of iPhone mobile ad data by Velti. (Velti is one of the major buyers and servers of mobile advertising. Its networks are set to generate $290 million in revenue this year.) The...
How The iPhone 5 Will Radically Change Mobile Ad Market Share (AAPL)
AT&T unveils waterproof, dust-proof Samsung Rugby Smart; $99.99 on March 4th [video]
Singer Brandy experiences Glass at Google's headquarters (Photos)

Diane von Furstenberg Models Wear Google Glass On The Catwalk

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We were talking with the New York fashion community about postponing New York Fashion Week for a few days while we ran Disrupt, but they just wouldn’t listen. What’s more, Sergey Brin and Google sent a bunch of Google Glass devices to Diane von Furstenberg (a famous designer) who outfitted...
Diane von Furstenberg Models Wear Google Glass On The Catwalk

Space-travel startups take off

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Inside companies like XCOR and Virgin Galactic that are vying to win the privatized space age. By Peter Elkind, editor-at-large FORTUNE - The private space flight has largely been the province of stargazing billionaires, such as Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Paul Allen, Tesla (TSLA) chief Elon Musk, and Amazon's (AMZN) Jeff...
Space-travel startups take off

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies at 82

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obituary The Apollo hero and enduring icon of the space age is remembered today as a genuine American hero, the ultimate "right stuff" test pilot who preferred privacy to fame. [Read more]...
Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies at 82

USPTO grants Project Glass trackpad patent for Google Glasses [Video]

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office just granted Project Glass patent that protects the trackpad feature on Google Glasses. Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin appeared with his wife, Anne Wojcicki, on California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom’s Current TV show last month to briefly let the politician demo a pair of Google Glasses. During “The...
USPTO grants Project Glass trackpad patent for Google Glasses [Video]
Google's Sergey Brin shows off Glass at TED 2013, slams smartphones (Photos)

Space-Age Dress Shirts Keep You Cool in the Summer, Warm in the Winter

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A team of MIT grads and former space suit designers developed a space-age dress shirt that keeps you cool and odorless in the summer....
Space-Age Dress Shirts Keep You Cool in the Summer, Warm in the Winter

The trike strikes back: Can-Am Spyder roadster review

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There's only one thing stopping the space-age Can-Am Spyder from being a star: no one seems to quite knows what it is…Price from £13,999MPG 40Top speed 125mphCrouching on the pavement outside GS Jet Tech on the South Woodford high road – the twilight zone where London becomes Essex – is...
The trike strikes back: Can-Am Spyder roadster review

Backed Or Whacked: Kickstarter's Great Wallet Project Glut Of 2012

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Editor’s note: Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Each column will look at crowdfunded products that have either met or missed their funding goals. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin. Crowdfunding campaigns employ all kinds of logical and emotional appeals to get you to dig into your wallet. But...
Backed Or Whacked: Kickstarter's Great Wallet Project Glut Of 2012

15 Advanced Military Research Projects That Will Change Your Life

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) gets a ton of funding to develop the science and techological future of the military. This is the agency responsible for GPS, the internet and stealth planes. They're the real deal.  We looked at their active projects to find the ones that might...
15 Advanced Military Research Projects That Will Change Your Life

Sergey Brin shows off Google Glass trackpad [Video]

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Click for video Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page have sported a pair of Google Glasses while appearing on just about every major talk show/news outlet across the country at this point, but the company’s cofounders seem to do a lot of talking and not much showing. However, Brin finally...
Sergey Brin shows off Google Glass trackpad [Video]

Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

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A Space Age airline with a Dark Ages reservation system. We reported on Virgin America's technical difficulties back in November, after a switch to a new reservation system left some users out on the tarmac. Customers encountered weird glitches when they tried to view their accounts or book a flight,...
Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

Hasselblad announces Lunar mirrorless camera

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The bar's pretty high when your company is behind the first camera in space. Hasselblad's looking to build on that theme with its new Lunar mirrorless, which according to the company "revives the timeless charm" of 1957's 500c -- and if nothing else, the camera's got a curvy, space...
Hasselblad announces Lunar mirrorless camera

5 Snapshots We Took While Virtually Snooping Around Space Geek Paradise

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Google gave Nasa's Kennedy Space Center a 50th birthday present Thursday, putting 6,000 vivid, panoramic views of the legendary facility on Google Street View. Now that the space shuttle fleet is retired, Kennedy's mission will change, so these Street View images are among the last views of the site that...
5 Snapshots We Took While Virtually Snooping Around Space Geek Paradise

Google demos Google Glasses at street fair booth in SF [Photo]

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Google sought consumer feedback on its highly-anticipated Google Glasses product today while set up in a street fair booth in the San Francisco area. According to GottaBeMobile’s Xavier Lanier, who also posted the picture above, the Google Research booth on Union Street screened “qualified” passerbys with a insights survey: I found...
Google demos Google Glasses at street fair booth in SF [Photo]
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