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The Latest In Technical Outdoor Wear: How To Maximise Your Adventure

The weather’s getting warmer across Australia as we barrel head-first into a sweltering summer, and that means it’s time to get outside and get exploring. Whether you’re planning an afternoon bushwalk in the scrub behind your house, or a fortnight-long trek through the middle of nowhere, there’s plenty of high-tech clothing that you can pick up to make the journey more comfortable.

Microsoft Surface Book's Secret Nvidia GPU: What Is It?

There’s an optional discrete graphics card available in higher-spec variants of Microsoft’s brand new Surface Book laptop; it’ll make the thin and light laptop powerful enough for a bit of casual gaming as well as demanding graphics applications like Adobe Photoshop. Probably, at least — we don’t actually know anything about it, and Microsoft and Nvidia are staying pretty quiet on the topic.

Microsoft Surface Book And Surface Pro 4: Australian Price And Release Date

Early this morning a slew of new Microsoft Windows 10 devices were announced, including the Surface Pro 4 and the very cool Surface Book. But how much will they cost, and how soon can you get one of your own?

This Impressive 7-Ball Robot Juggler Is Better Than Most Buskers

Juggling isn’t an easy skill to master, especially when you up the challenge to keeping seven balls in the air. It’s even harder for robots to do, which is why Nathan Peterson’s automaton busker deserves more than just a handful of loose change if you happen to come across it busking in the subway.

This Beautiful Spinning Chocolate Cake Hides Hilarious Animations

Oh, this is great. Alexandre Dubosc made this wonderful zoetrope that uses chocolate and popcorn to animate itself. As the multi-layer cake spins around, different things begin to appear as if they’re moving and it’s all perfectly matched with the sound. Corn kernels pop, popcorn gets catapulted and chocolate mouths get fed.

Special Metal Feet Let This Robot Walk Around A Hot Frying Pan Forever

Blending different metals together produces an alloy, but layering them instead creates a bimetal that often has unique properties. In this case, bimetal feet allow a tiny robot to walk across hot surfaces, without the need for any other power sources.

What's Inside A Cheap Vibrator? We Took This One Apart To Find Out.

Electromechanical vibrators actually have a long history — consumer versions have been around for more than 100 years. But how do they actually work? To find out, we did a teardown on a nice cheap vibe: the Platinum Edition Butterfly Kiss from California Exotics Novelties, pictured here in all its garish pink glory.

This 500-Year-Old Additive Makes Your Cheddar Turn Pink

If you’re the type with enough self-restraint to allow cheese to stay in the fridge for a while, you might be alarmed by the fact that it’s turned pink. Not to worry. It’s probably due to a harmless, and ancient, additive.

Past And Future Collide In This Gorgeous ISS Photo Of Athens

This web of lights is one of the most ancient cities in the world, seen from 400km above the Earth. Athens, Greece, is the ancient home of Plato and Aristotle, but in this photo taken from the International Space Station, it’s a sprawling modern metropolis.

The Magic: The Gathering Board Game Is Getting A New, Gigantic Monster

Arena of the Planeswalkers, Hasbro’s tabletop strategy take on the world of Magic: The Gathering, is usually all about pitting Planeswalkers against each other in magical battles — but now they’re going to have to team up to take on a new threat: the game’s first colorless hero character, and a major part of the game’s new expansion.

This Is How Your Brain Shifts From Pain To Pleasure

It’s a common phenomenon: a touch that normally feels a bit painful can feel much nicer when you’re sexually aroused.

Learn About Coding With These Ultra Nerdy Playing Cards

Everybody loves playing cards because they’re fun. But as the geeky designers behind code:deck, playing cards can be educational, too!

Amazing Time Lapse Video Shows Britain's Monstrous Warship Getting Her Radar Eye

BAE Systems’ high-tech 3D radar system called Artisan has been successfully installed to the Royal Navy’s future aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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