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Airplane saddle seats make coach look like luxury class

Airbus has applied for a patent for a fold-down saddle seat that could really cram extra people into an airplane.

By July 18, 2014

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The Toshiba Excite Pro is saddled with too many issues for a $500 tablet

The tablet looks great on paper, but it fails at harmoniously implementing its high-end components.

By August 16, 2013

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Seatylock: Stash a foldable bike lock under your butt

A clever combination of a bike saddle and a lock is looking to replace clunky and inconvenient old-school locks.

By September 25, 2014

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Pan Am Experience immerses you in 1970s airline glory days

Break out your avocado-colored bell bottoms. For a $300 ticket you can experience Pan Am first-class with cocktails, dining and hat-wearing stewardesses.

By September 19, 2014

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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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Just try swiping this 'unstealable bike'

Want to cut down the risk of having your bike stolen without lugging around a bulky lock? These engineering students may have the bike for you.

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Ep. 1169: Where we're back in the saddle again

Today we're discussing technology's obsession with nostalgia and modern hardware drawing inspiration from old designs. Topics include skeuomorphism, ex-relationship syndrome, futurism, and planned obsolescence.

By November 20, 2012

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The 404 1,169: Where we're back in the saddle again (podcast)

Today we're discussing technology's obsession with nostalgia and modern hardware drawing inspiration from old designs. Topics include skeuomorphism, ex-relationship syndrome, futurism, and planned obsolescence.

By November 20, 2012

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Visiobike e-bike makes your phone into a rear-view mirror

The Visiobike is a carbon-fibre e-bike that uses your smartphone as a screen for a rear-view camera, as a security lock, and even to send a distress call in case of a crash.

By June 2, 2014