Berlin Is Retiming Some Of Its Street Signals For Cyclists

All over the world, we're seeing cities add bike lanes, bike paths, bike parking, bike sharing—but the way you know cities are really getting serious is when they start reprogramming their signals for cyclists instead of cars. In Berlin, a new pilot project is doing exactly that.Read more...

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Berlin Is Retiming Some Of Its Street Signals For Cyclists

All over the world, we're seeing cities add bike lanes, bike paths, bike parking, bike sharing—but the way you know cities are really getting serious is when they start reprogramming their signals for cyclists instead of cars. In Berlin, a new pilot project is doing exactly that.Read more...

The Surprising Reason Why Bike Lanes Could Be Good For Cars

It's the typical saga unfolding in every city in America. Bike lanes go in, often replacing a lane of vehicular traffic. Drivers get mad, claiming that the presence of bike lanes is destroying their commute. But according to one study, bike lanes may actually be making life better for drivers.

How a Former Video Game Designer Created the Best Intersection For Bikes

Riding through a city on a bike lane that’s separated from cars feels great. But when you roll up to a light, the infrastructure often vanishes, leaving you feeling vulnerable as you cross busy lanes of traffic. Now a new type of intersection might keep cyclists safer and more visible.

The US Is About to Waste $305 Billion On Roads We Don't Need

A big infrastructure bill finally passed the House this week, pushing $305 billion over five years to transit and highway projects. In the same week, Uber raised another $2.1 billion, bringing its total valuation to $62.

This Street Has No Lanes, Signals, or Signs—And It's Safer For It

Imagine a street where pedestrians, bikes and cars peacefully coexist without any posted regulations or official roadway technology. Is this some autonomous car utopia of the near-future? Nope. This is a globally proven design for safer streets, which is finally making its way to the U.S.Read more.

There Are No Accidents

Earlier this week morning commuters witnessed a gruesome scene at a busy Brooklyn intersection. An SUV struck several vehicles then hit a cyclist, tangling the bike’s frame in its tires. The cyclist died immediately, his body covered in a white sheet in the middle of the road. Still,

Why Don't More Cities Have E-Bike Shares?

This week, Madrid became the first European city to launch a fully electric bike share system for its residents. It works just like a regular bike share, but better: An electric motor kicks in to help with pedaling, and most importantly, give you an extra push up hills.

How Bad Street Design Kills Pedestrians

In the United States between 2003 and 2012, one pedestrian was hit by a car every eight minutes. 676,000 of those pedestrians lived. 47,025 of those pedestrians died. That's 16 times the number of people who were killed by natural disasters like floods, earthquakes,

Volvo Is Designing the Autonomous Car That Could Eliminate All Traffic Deaths

As usual, traffic was apocalyptic on the 10 Freeway. So I cued up the Master of None episode I didn’t finish the night before, pulled out the Greek yogurt I hadn’t had time to eat for breakfast, reclined my seat way back, and relaxed.

Can Technology Help Us Raise Independent, Free-Range Kids?

One of my most vivid childhood memories is of a county park behind our house which was so vast to my eight-year-old mind that it might as well have been the Arctic tundra. We were constructing some kind of vine-swing over a creek, which I believe we planned to test on bikes.

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

Emperor of the Glassholes Finally Feels Shame

Google Glass is a $1,500 toy predicated on the absence of self-awareness—and so it's no surprise its early power users have been men like Robert Scoble , a roof-raising mascot of privacy antagonism. But now,

Did The Internet Kill The Theater At The End Of The World?!

Not a month since the enigmatic "Theater At The End Of The World" went viral among the internet's curio corners, it seems that the outdoor cinema in the middle of the Egyptian desert has been utterly destroyed. Did we shine a light on one of the world's secret places only to expose it to ruin?

Ask the Man Who Unleashed 1.5 Million Balloons On Cleveland Anything

Way back on September 27th, 1986, the city of Cleveland was taken over by 1.5 million helium-filled balloons. The photos are amazing. The aftermath was not. Tom Holowach, the project manager of Balloonfest '86, popped by Kinja to say hello,

手机会影响健康?研究找不到证据

感谢赵的投递历时 11 年,耗费 136 万英镑后,MTHR(Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research)移动通信与健康研究计划终于结束,在报告中,研究人员表示,没有具体的证据能够证明移动设备增加健康风险。    

Bitcoin Rumor Mill: Another Mt. Gox Hack

Keeping up with the latest Bitcoin drama can be a time-consuming proposition. The cryptocurrency world has been riddled with considerable disarray since the collapse of the former most popular Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, at the beginning of last week.

7 Charming and Wacky Treehouses You Can Rent For a Night in the Forest

At Treehotel in the north of Sweden, the rooms rise up like trees in an enchanted forest: a UFO, a mirrorcube, a giant bird's nest. It's some of your wildest childhood fantasies—brought to life by Swedish architects. So how did it all begin?Read more...

雅虎推出“临终服务” 替用户发遗言

生老病死,人之常情,有时死神来得太突然,让人毫无防备,来不及向生前的一切做个告别。为此,雅虎在日本推出了一项名为“Yahoo Ending”的临终服务,让用户提前处理后事。

为什么你的新电视看电影效果不自然?

你刚刚买了一台新电视,非常兴奋地连接上蓝光播放器,想欣赏一下此前错过的大片。但是,却遗憾地发现:为什么效果与在电影院看起来不一样?画面似乎缺少了电影特有的那种质感,而是类似国产电视剧的效果。

Tesoro launches high-end gaming mouse pad in the UK

The Ancile Z1 gaming mouse pad is available in all major retailers from today from £22 and features a micro-textured, low-friction surface and reflecting technology.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/14/tesoro-launches-high-end-gaming-mouse-pad-uk/

王健林:“腾百万”的O2O合作明年三季度上线,万达未来的核心是文化产业

虎嗅注:10月30日下午,万达集团董事长王健林现身昆明西山万达广场,为明天开业的万达第100家商业广场撑台。在媒体交流会开始之前,工作人员就反复叮嘱参会媒体不要提关于上市方面的问题,因为万达正处于上市缄默期。

James Cameron:现在的 VR 技术让我「哈欠连连」

拍出了《终结者》和《阿凡达》的 James Cameron,对现今正红的 VR 技术有什么看法呢?在昨天 WSJD 的现场,这位大导演给出了自己的答案。在他看来,现在的 VR...

《刺客信条:大革命》评测:育碧在次世代平台上的首度尝试

《刺客信条:大革命》徘徊在惊喜的高峰与失望的低谷之间。游戏对动作要素,个性化选项,甚至是巴黎城市本身的表现和刻 […]

奥巴马不变的爱--黑莓手机

众所周知,美国总统奥巴马似乎一直非常喜欢黑莓手机。尽管这家公司手机业务的昔日辉煌已一去不复返,但这丝毫没有动摇奥巴马对它的爱。日前,@Doug Mills就在Twitter上爆料这位总统先生跟黑莓手机的趣事。

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