A new hotline in Kenya helps protect women and girls from violence

Drought in a developing country can mean many things: a lack of water, a lack of food and nutrition, and a lack of economic growth that puts even more pressure on impoverished communities relying on farming for their livelihoods.  For women and girls, it also means a lack of protection. In Africa, women do 90% […]

Look into these AI-generated people’s eyes and let the nightmares wash over you

When technology is used to make art, sometimes it produces beautiful results. And other times things get a little … strange. A new video going around Twitter shows an eerie girl moving her eyes as a cursor moves around on the screen. The thing is … it’s not a real person in the video.  These […]

These headphones will put Alexa in your head at all times (if you’re into that sort of thing)

Amazon’s Alexa is the personal secretary that can make us feel as powerful as Sabrina the Teenage Witch. But it’s not always feasible to constantly be on your phone to stay connected when you leave the house. Thankfully, these are worries of the past with OnVocal’s new headphones, which allow you to give Alexa commands […]

Gadgets to help make your smart home smarter

You know what they say: once you go smart you never go back. (People say that, right?) Welcome to the smart side, where technology does all the work for you. These new gadgets will help to transform your house into a tech-assisted paradise.    From Bluetooth showerheads to Wi-Fi enabled security systems, your home will […]

Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram ‘favorites’

‘Favorites’ could change the way you use Instagram.Image: Sofia Iartseva/Shutterstock By Suzanne Ciechalski2017-06-23 22:52:50 UTC You may finally be able to ditch your Finstagram for  good. Instagram is testing out “favorites,” a whole new way of sharing photos with certain groups of people.  Basically, the feature allows users to have control over who sees specific […]

Protect your phone with the Mous Limitless Ultra-Slim iPhone Case

Image: mous products By Team CommerceMashable Shopping2017-06-23 13:00:00 UTC If you want to make your phone nearly impervious to dings and dents and cracked screens, one approach is to buy an ultra-thick case. But good luck fitting it in your pocket, mounting it in any dock accessory, or carrying it around without pulling a muscle.  […]

Take your love of the environment to work with these 11 products

Thinking green is more than just a bumper sticker. These days, it’s a whole new way of life. You already recycle at home and compost whatever you can, but what happens when you go to work? Just because you have to work 9-5 doesn’t mean all those eco-friendly vibes should get tossed out the window.  […]

Tech studio turns your deepest memories into mind-blowing abstract art

Imagine if you could turn your memories and emotions into compelling abstract paintings.  A London-based creative technology studio, , has found a way to visually and directly represent emotions by scanning people’s brains to create awe-inspiring paintings.  Source link

Light up the crowd with these LED lashes

f.lashes are LED lashes. They are activated by head motion such as tilting your or nodding. There’s a thin wire for you to put behind your ear and attach the controller behind your head. f.lashes claim to be weather-resistant and don’t emit noticeable heat. They are reusable and costs $40. Source link

The Punkt MP01 dumphone could inspire a feature phone comeback

Walk down the sidewalk of any major city and it’s likely you’ll see the same exact scene: Masses of people staring down at their phones instead of interacting with other living, breathing humans. At some point, after the smartphone became an essential part of our lives, push notifications and news feeds have commanded more and […]