The mysteries of human perception are endlessly fascinating, and a good optical illusion is a brilliant reminder of how our brains can be so easily fooled. For over a decade the Neural Correlate Society has been running an annual competition celebrating the best new illusions, and the 2018 winners are sure to short-circuit your brain … in the best possible way.
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NASA has cameras monitoring the entire planet Earth, not to mention a few corners of the universe around us. Every so often the space agency catches something surprising on camera, usually in the form a bright flash or a streaking fireball. One of NASA’s cameras had a different sort of surprise for researchers, though, bringing a bit of creepiness just … Continue reading
Twitter did start to restore some sense to timelines by letting you disable its "best tweets first" option, but it's buried in the settings. What if you just wanted to flick it on and off? You might just get that chance. Twitter is testing a toggl...
Mophie has launched its Charge Stream desk stand, a Qi wireless charging stand for the latest iPhone models, as well as certain Samsung phones and other devices that are Qi-enabled. Unlike some wireless chargers, the new Mophie model features a mostly vertical design, propping the phone up so that it can still be easily viewed and used. The Charge Stream … Continue reading
Lime has removed a number of Segway Ninebot scooters from its fleet of rentals following the discovery of a manufacturing defect that could cause batteries to catch fire. The at-risk scooters were removed from the streets for testing and are now bein...
Amazon has announced the general availability of its Music Skill API for Alexa, enabling developers to connect a music streaming service to the AI. The Music Skill API was first unveiled in September. With this ability, Alexa users can ask the assistant to play a song by a particular artist from a linked music service. Developers can take advantage of … Continue reading
Bike- and scooter-sharing startup Lime is looking to test car rentals in Seattle, according to a report from The Information. Lime, which launched in early last year and operates in markets across 26 US states, has boasted that its scooters have take...
Given the limited battery range of electric cars, they're typically used as around-town vehicles. With that in mind, do you really need a big, fast, expensive Tesla? If you don't think so, then perhaps Hover-1's Aero may be more to your liking. The New Jersey-based company is also offering an electric motorbike.
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