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    The Leaning Tower of San Francisco Isn’t Supposed to Be That Way

    You don’t necessarily have to live in San Francisco to have heard of the Millennium Tower. Since last year, news reports have been steadily coming out that the 58-story luxury tower is leaning — and it most definitely wasn’t designed to do that. The building has had its headaches since it opened in 2009, and those […]

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    You Need to Check Out This Bicycle Made Out of Whisky Barrels

    This might be the only time when combining booze with bicycles is OK! Not wanting good wood to go to waste, upscale bike manufacturer Renovo decided to let Scottish whisky experts Glenmorangie know that their old whisky barrels could find new life in their workshops. The result is the Glenmorangie Original, a gorgeous bike built […]

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    This Smart Coaster Alerts You if Someone Tampers With Your Drink

    In personal safety tech, there’s never going to be one gadget that solves every problem. Fortunately, there are tons of gadgets and apps that can help in different situations, and now we can add Brio to the list. Brio isn’t the most sophisticated gadget we’ve seen, but the concept is simple and reliable enough to […]

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    Someone’s Turned the Hoverboard into a Motorized Bike, and It Looks Rad

    Remember those hoverboards that weren’t really hoverboards? They came, they blew up, and then they literally blew up. Well, they haven’t exactly gone away, and while they still don’t really hover, they might just become the next big thing in chill cruising — no balance needed. It’s called the HoverBike, and it’s looking for Kickstarter funding. […]

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    Uber May Add a Tipping Feature Later This Year

    Since the beginning, Uber has been opposed to allowing tipping using their app. But, a proposed rule change in New York by the Taxi and Limousine Commission could force Uber to change that policy as soon as this year. Unlike competing contractor taxi company Lyft, Uber does not allow tipping through the use of their […]

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    Google Earth is Now Your Worldwide Tour Guide

    Google Earth just became one of the internet’s premier procrastination enablers (if it wasn’t already). Google is pushing out a highly anticipated update this week, helping everyone explore the world from their computer or smartphone. Google Earth has always been a good way to explore the world, using satellite images, maps, and 3D representations to […]

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    London Will Start Testing a Driverless Shuttle Bus This Month

    Field testing of driverless cars has been steadily increasing over the past couple of years, but it’s mostly been limited to cars. This week, London is kicking off a pilot program to investigate how the technology can apply to the shuttle bus. For the rest of this month, a driverless shuttle bus named Henry will […]

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    Elon Musk Plans to Send Two Rich People Around the Moon Next Year

    Elon Musk has had a lot of plans for SpaceX over the years. Some, like landing a rocket vertically so it can be reused, have gone well. Others, like launching a Facebook satellite into orbit, have gone less well. Neither success nor failure has dissuaded Musk from making bold statements about his space company, who […]

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    The People Behind Vespa Have Created a Robot That Carries Your Luggage

    Lest you thought the smart luggage revolution would pass as a 2016 oddity, think again. Robotic luggage is here to stay, now with a big name entering the fray — Piaggio, the Italian company that makes the Vespa scooter. They’ve created a cargo robot called Gita, but unlike the robotic and/or mobile luggage we saw last […]

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    AT&T Introduces Reasonable International Day Pass for $10 a Day

    AT&T and Verizon have long gotten a bad rap for their international usage plans, which charge a ton of money for calls, texts, and a small amount of data. AT&T’s taking a step in the right direction today with their new International Day Pass, although it’s still a far cry from T-Mobile, which introduced unlimited […]

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    Kaskade Now Has His Own Luggage and Backpack Collection

    When Incipio acquired Incase in 2015, one of the big reasons was Incase’s travel prowess. Over the years, they’ve been responsible for a good number of nice tech-friendly bags and backpacks, plus the usual tech accessory fare like cases and the occasional battery pack. Well, at CES this year, Incase just made all those travel […]