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Ampy: Motion-powered backup battery stores kinetic energy

Forget plugging in. Ampy stores up battery power by converting your movements into energy so you can charge your gadgets with the power of motion.

By 15 October 2014

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Kinetic sculpture reflects meteor impacts on the moon

The lunar surface gets artsy in the hands of two London digital designers and their data-driven hanging sculpture based on cosmic events.

By 23 September 2014

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Stir Kinetic Desk

The Stir Kinetic Desk doesn't come cheap but this $3,890 motorized work surface converts on its own between standing and sitting positions. It also has the smarts to suggest when you should sit and take a break or get back on your feet.

By 23 November 2013

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'Kingsman: The Secret Service' shakes and stirs with demented spy action

Colin Firth and newcomer Taron Egerton take on Silicon Valley supervillain Samuel L. Jackson with an arsenal of cool gadgets, a stiff upper lip and a fistful of bruising action scenes.

By 22 January 2015

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'Blackhat' is equal parts hacking and stabbing (review)

This uneven take on the cyberthriller genre dives deep into computing and international hacking, with Thor rocking a keyboard.

By 17 January 2015

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Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By 6 January 2015

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Portable Shadowball packs physics into every punch

A ball with a crust, mantle and core just like the Earth itself might be the future of how boxers and anyone looking to get fit will train.

By 25 November 2014

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Drip coffee 101: Secrets to brewing the perfect cup

Here are the lessens learned while testing coffeemakers and how they can help you brew better at home.

By 22 October 2014

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Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

Creator of the modular smartphone Phonebloks is stepping into the wearable market with a customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks.

By 20 October 2014

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Skateboard charges devices, triples as a boom box

The Chargeboard uses the kinetic energy generated from its spinning wheels to charge devices, and speakers in its base turn it into an iPhone dock.

By 25 September 2014