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22.06.2021 | 09:03 AM

3 ways to resolve conflict in a remote workforce

21.06.2021 | 03:34 PM

Nokia is making a comeback with C10 and C20 smartphones

21.06.2021 | 01:07 PM

Young entrepreneurs behind Local Brands

21.06.2021 | 10:25 AM

Inside Google’s first retail store

21.06.2021 | 09:45 AM

These scientists are turning plastic waste into vanilla extract

18.06.2021 | 11:00 AM

New virtual reality gaming arcade set to open in Cape Town

18.06.2021 | 10:36 AM

How to manage your workplace screen time

18.06.2021 | 10:23 AM

This digital sculpture functions as a portal between two cities

17.06.2021 | 03:19 PM

Maserati unveils new GranTurismo electric vehicle in prototype form

17.06.2021 | 12:45 PM

This city just appointed a Chief Heat Officer to combat global warming

17.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

Samsung to bring foldable flip phones back to life

17.06.2021 | 08:49 AM

5 great podcasts to listen to right now

15.06.2021 | 08:58 AM

This bidder just paid millions to fly to space with Jeff Bezos

15.06.2021 | 08:30 AM

This hand-held iron eliminates the need for an ironing board

14.06.2021 | 01:04 PM

Nigeria vs Twitter: The ongoing saga

14.06.2021 | 08:52 AM

Netflix has launched its own online store

14.06.2021 | 08:28 AM

The ultimate hack for beating procrastination

11.06.2021 | 03:51 PM

4 talking points from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference

11.06.2021 | 01:13 PM

These subtle body language signals could be ruining your virtual job interview

11.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

All new heath features coming to iOS15

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All about Volkswagen’s new ’Hippie Kombi’

Volkswagen says it wants to make autonomous vehicles available to the public in selected cities by the middle of this decade, and the first vehicle to get the autonomous capability will be the upcoming ID. […]

G-Star’s latest collection debuts natural fibres and a fresh take on denim

G-Star RAW continues their innovative and sustainable approach with their latest collection. Head of Menswear design Leo Brancovich and Head of Womenswear design Marly Nijssen bring to life the ’Exclusive by G-Star Raw collection’. This […]

This company wants to make trampoline desks a thing

For many people who suddenly had to switch to remote work, the one-year work-from-home anniversary is coming up fast. A year in, workers are still trying to figure out the best home-office setup. Some of […]

The Untold History of N-95 Mask

It’s hard to think of a symbol of COVID-19 more fraught than the N95 respirator. The mask fits tightly around the face and is capable of filtering 95% of airborne particles, such as viruses, from […]

These batteries generate renewable energy from the ground

In a park on the Spanish island of Ibiza, a prototype for new renewable energy isn’t a huge spinning turbine or a field of solar panels. Instead, it’s partially hidden underground: A biological battery that […]

This AI-powered parking garage encourages the use of public transport

The smart city of the future is materialising in the parking garage of an office building in Munich. With a new test program powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, the parking garage can communicate with […]

See inside one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores

The very best books transport you to another world, and the most magical bookstores help make that a reality. Chinese bookseller Zhongshuge is renowned for its stunning bookstores, and its latest outpost, in Dujiangyan, Sichuan […]

Carol Bouwer Bags partners with artist Esther Mahlangu to celebrate luxury design

In a collaboration that celebrates the heritage of South Africa, Carol Bouwer Bags and national treasure Dr. Esther Mahlangu have come together to unveil 50 custom Carol Bouwer handbags, each featuring the acclaimed artworks of […]

adidas’ new Strung shoe is a piece of art on your feet

Every year, Adidas introduces an experimental new shoe technology dubbed “Futurecraft.” These aren’t just bouncier foams or sneakers loaded with fitness tracking inside. They fundamentally reimagine how performance footwear is made—from creating shoes from ocean plastic, […]

These carbon-negative, ocean-degradable straws and forks are made from greenhouse gases

At a new production facility in California, a 50-foot-tall stainless steel tank is filled with nearly 57 000 litres of salt water, and inside microbes are turning methane—a potent greenhouse gas—into a new material that […]

These running shoes are 100% recyclable

When a new running shoe from the French company Salomon wears out, every single part of it can be reused: The shoe’s upper, itself made from recycled polyester, can be recycled again into new thread […]

This South African-founded development company is converting vacant US hotels into affordable housing

A former Days Inn hotel chain in Branson, United States, sat vacant for eight years. Now, it has been transformed into affordable housing. The Los Angeles-based development company that completed the conversion thinks that this type […]

This sustainable neighbourhood has been designed to manage both climate change and pandemics

About 129 kilometers southwest of Beijing, the Chinese government is planning a new five-million person city as a model of sustainability—powered by clean energy, featuring huge green spaces, and unsullied by many cars. A new […]

Why FACEBOOK wants your Avatar

If you are on Facebook you probably have your own Avatar by now. If not, you will probably have one soon. If you are not familiar with them, they are a cartoon-like version of yourself […]

This spray may protect against COVID-19

A team of scientists led by University of California (UCSF) graduate student Michael Schoof, engineered a completely synthetic, production-ready molecule that straitjackets the crucial SARS-CoV-2 machinery that allows the virus to infect our cells. They believe that […]

These 3D printed tiles are helping restore devastated coral reefs

Terra-cotta ceramics have been used for thousands of years, but a particularly 21st-century application gives the material an entirely new purpose. Marine scientists and architects from the Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS) of the […]

Why the car of the future is more like a Lego set than a flying vehicle

Some days I dream about driving a zippy two-seater. Others, I long for a camping-friendly family van. And every once in a while, I wish I had a pickup truck that could handle the freight […]

Tired being stuck at home? This website lets you peek out windows from different parts of the world

While parts of the world slowly reopen and day-to-day activities start to resume, foreign travel is still widely restricted. But you can get a delightful reminder of the world outside your door—er, window—with this new website. […]

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