Tuesday 21 October 2014

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9 real technologies that will soon be inside you

Given the frenzy of interest following the announcement of the Apple Watch, you might think wearables will be the next really important shift in tech. Not so. Wearables will have their moment in the sun, but they’re simply a transition technology. Technology will move from existing outside our bodies to […]

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25 best GoPro accessories

Whether you’re an action sports junkie, or just someone who loves to document all of life’s unexpected adventures, GoPro was made for you. In just 10 years the California-based GoPro has gone from nothing to a publicly traded company with a market cap rapidly approaching the $10 billion mark. The […]

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Arto Saari turns Helsinki Airport into a skatepark

For Finnish skateboarder Arto Saari, receiving an invitation from Finnair to turn Helsinki Airport into a skate park for the “Match Made in HEL” project was the definition of surreal. Saari – presumably in similar fashion to skateboarders from around the world – has always had an urge to skate in places […]

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high school idea drives skier to develop a pocket sized energy boost

An energy supplement that’s healthy, palatable and portable When Kalen Caughey was a high school student and avid skier at Steamboat Mountain School in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, he encountered a mechanical problem that many an extreme athlete has faced before: his coffee kept spilling. In search of a healthy and […]

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AMP iPhone speaker case

The iPhone 6 hasn’t been available for more than a couple weeks, and companies are already flooding the market with accessories built specifically for Apple’s beloved smartphone. The latest gizmo to land on the retail scene is one that audiophiles will love in the Amp iPhone Speaker Case. Created by former Microsoft […]

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an open letter to my father on his birthday

Today on your birthday, I take this opportunity to write a letter to you and express how much I truly love you although i may not be able to express all of my  emotions into words. You have always narrated me the stories of how you and mom used to […]

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human stupidity gone viral makes for brilliant organ donor ads

Belgium-based ad agency Duval-Guillaume has a new clever campaign using human life-risking stupidity gone viral to raise awareness about organ donation. I can imagine the concept working perfectly with those daredevil videos we sometimes post in Sploid. Hopefully after seeing this you’re considering becoming an organ donor.

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NYC high school students protest dress code

Students at a Staten Island high school where educators are cracking down on the dress code say they plan to protest this week and wear whatever they want. As 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported, some students have been disciplined over the dress code at Tottenville High School during the first two weeks of the academic […]

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