University of Minnesota chemists have developed a more eco-friendly way to manufacture tires by making them out of grass and trees — and all without affecting their color, shape or performance.
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With 42 days remaining, voters across the U.S. are gearing up for this year’s presidential election — and tonight they’ll be able to watch the first presidential debate live on YouTube!
We announced last week that more news organizations than ever before are live streaming this major political event on YouTube. Have your choice and tune-in to your favorite news channel starting at 9:00 p.m. ET tonight. Here is where you can watch live on YouTube:
Can’t decide on one stream? Check out youtube.com/news to follow all of the live coverage.
And don’t forget, tomorrow is National Voter Registration day and YouTube creators want you to head to the polls and #voteIRL. Tune in to this playlist to see how you can register to vote in the amount of time it takes Ryan Seacrest to host a radio show or The Fung Bros to shoot hoops. Surprising fact: it only takes one minute and 34 seconds!
Brandon Feldman, YouTube News and Politics, recently watched “How to Vote in Every State.”
It’s natural to worry about data privacy, but we tend to do it about banks, passwords, and email accounts. A hacking team now says we should be concerned about the things smart sex toys reveal about our intimate lives as well.
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Seems like the adults are always the ones having fun with technology. Forget ’em! From safety to fun, here are some of the best smartwatches, fitness trackers, and other wearables for kids.
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Awake Labs has started an Indiegogo campaign for the Reveal, a fitness tracker aimed at tracking emotional triggers for autistic children. What this means is that these children and their caretakers can prevent meltdowns before they even happen.
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The London borough of Greenwich is set to be a test site for the GATEway project’s driverless public transportations pods. Anyone can apply to be a part of the trials, and survey data is also being collected to analyze popular public opinion about the concept.
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Controlling a tiny smartwatch display can be a little frustrating — but what if you had two tiny smartwatch displays? That’s the idea behind Doppio, which gives you a second smartwatch display to be moved around the device to suit your needs.
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Samsung will hold a press event on February 21, just before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where it will show off this year’s new Galaxy mobile hardware. Plus, if the teaser video is anything to go by, we’ll see some new VR toys as well.
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Sharp is developing a new smartphone called RoBoHon, except it looks nothing like a traditional phone. Instead, RoBoHon is a small robot friend who does everything your phone can, but with added cuteness.
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Heralded as the “world’s first contactless payment ring,” this clever little device called the Kerv is much more than a fashion statement — it is also tied to your bank statement.
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