A number of companies are competing to find ways to automate construction, using bricklaying robots and machines that can 3D print with concrete. These innovations are among the most successful prototypes whereby entire buildings were constructed using robots. Read more… More about Innovation, Housing, Robotics, Construction, and Real Time Video"Three construction innovations that will change the way we build"
The term mansplaining came from an author who had a man explain her own book to her. Now, men are explaining not just the contents of books … but the act of writing a book itself. Author Laura Kalbag shared on Twitter on Saturday that her new book Accessibility for Everyone, about the accessibility of websites to users, was coming out soon. SEE ALSO: JK Rowling just roasted Donald Trump again with one incredibly ironic…"J.K. Rowling uses kindness to shut down a mansplainer who told a woman she didn't actually write a book"
A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday’s planned “free speech” rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which quickly fell apart after it became clear the planned speaking schedule would not come to fruition. In fact, police were seen taking down rally flags and decor before 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. (The rally was scheduled…"White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers"
You might feel like it’s too soon to think about the Game of Thrones spinoffs HBO has in the pipeline, but consider this counterpoint: It’s not. Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who will pen at least one of the prequels planned for after Thrones concludes in 2018, spoke to IGN about what her series would include — and she kept it deliberately, maddeningly vague. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones’ is proving itself to be leak-proof “I think…"'Game of Thrones' prequel writer teases future shows and we're already stressed about it"
Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upgrade since it was released nearly six years ago, though it has received some hardware tweaks to make setup and connection more simple. A leaked image… Read More"Leaked image shows off new version of Nest thermostat"
Though it’s still in preproduction, Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming series Mosaic is already unlike anything HBO has ever done. In an extensive, new interview with Lincoln Center’s Film Comment, Soderbergh shared more about the project and how it will tie in to an app due out in November — an app that lets users familiarize themselves with the story of Mosaic and choose how it unfolds. SEE ALSO: Apple’s Instagram account reeks of desperation “Branching narratives…"Steven Soderbergh's new HBO show will have a choose-your-own-adventure feel"
Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty. There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos in your current stories. SEE ALSO: I’m giving up on Snapchat because it’s way too bloated Here’s how to put photos you’ve already taken in your stories on Snapchat, Instagram, and…"How to put old photos in your social media stories"
Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte. The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet a few months ago. SEE ALSO: A rare white moose has been spotted and if you wanna freak out, that’s cool The nondairy drink contains coconut ash, almond milk, espresso, 98 percent Dutch process cacao, and a coconut…"Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte."
You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More"Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars"
The pursuit of finding the best electric skateboard continues, with a startup based out of Orange County, California called Huger Tech. The board in question, named the Racer, is supposed to be the most bang for your buck, but with better performance than the two current leading electric skateboards —Â the Boosted Board and Inboard. Read More"The Huger Tech Racer electric skateboard proves fast doesnâ€™t mean first place"