Folding bike helmet wins James Dyson design award

International prize goes to US designer who was worried about use bike-hire strategies without a helmet The inventor of a foldable bicycle helmet has won a 30,000 prize to take it towards commercialisation. The EcoHelmet is the brainchild of Isis Shiffer, a 28 -year-old designer and bike enthusiast from New York who came up with […]

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International prize goes to US designer who was worried about using bike-hire schemes without a helmet The inventor of a foldable bicycle helmet has won a 30,000 prize to take it towards commercialisation. The EcoHelmet is the brainchild of Isis Shiffer, a 28-year-old designer and bike enthusiast from New York who came up with the […]

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14 Men Reveal The Subtle Way That A Woman Depicts Them She Has Low Self Esteem

1. ” When she talks herself down and won’t accept your arguments to convince her otherwise. Or when she has to have everybody’s attention all the time at all cost .” 2. ” She only contacts you when things are going wrong in her current relationship .” 3. ” Sleeps around, constantly constructs sex gags […]

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How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley | Corey Pein

The long read: Corey Pein took his half-baked startup notion to Americas hottest billionaire factory and determined a wasteland of techie hustlers and con men T he most desirable career of the 21 st century, with numerous advantages over other fast-growing occupations such as hospice carer and rickshaw driver, is being a billionaire. Prior to […]

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Billionaire claims he has been harassed after blocking access to public beach

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla sues two California bureaux as part of protracted legal battle over public access to beach on his property Silicon Valley venture capitalist and billionaire Vinod Khosla, who has been engaged in a legal battle over public access to a beloved surfing beach that sits on his land, is suing […]

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Ubers Secret Tool for Keeping the Cop in the Dark

In May 2015 about 10 investigators for the Quebec tax authority burst into Uber Technology Inc .‘s office in Montreal. The authorities believed Uber had contravened tax laws and had a warrant to collect evidence. Managers on-site knew what to do, say people with knowledge of the event. Like administrators at Uber’s hundreds of offices […]

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Quadcopters to Alzheimer’s answers: readers’ best Raspberry Pi projects

Imaginative readers shared their home tech projects here are some of our favourites, from their visionary solutions to the delightfully pointless Solutions for a relatives Alzheimers disease, a period lapsing camera and a gingerbread robot which dances when it detects a human face these are just some of the projects youve been telling us about […]

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Iceland schemes Airbnb regulations amid tourism explosion

Move to tax people who rent out properties through website as officials and residents express concerns over guest impact Iceland is poised to curb an Airbnb detonation as it tries to balance record tourist numbers with the protection of its spectacular unspoilt scenery and traditional lifestyle. Proposed legislation, which could become law the coming week, […]

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