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Added 11 December, 2017

That's right, you too could enrol to be a space miner. The unique course is set to be offered by the Colorado School of Mines' Center for Space Resources. Although it's still pending approval for a 2018 start date the school plans to offer what is reported to be the world's first graduate program in celestial resources, covering the science,...

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Added 11 December, 2017

While it won’t be available via room service, guests at the West Hollywood outpost of the Standard may soon be able to head downstairs in their pajamas to purchase a sweet treat with a little something extra. Lord Jones, an L.A.-based luxury cannabis brand, has plans to open a retail shop inside the Sunset Boulevard hotel next year. Here, it...

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Added 8 December, 2017

Sports giant Nike has created the world’s first “breathable” hijab for female Muslim athletes which keeps them cool and doesn’t block out a referee’s whistle or instructions. Out now, the head covering looks to make all sports more accessible to Muslim women as it is lightweight and unlikely to impede movement.

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Added 8 December, 2017

You’ve been warned to think before you post anything personal on social media, or the Internet in general. Apart from the possibility of your publicly available data being used by “bad actors,” it could be used by anyone – including your future employer – to build a pretty accurate profile about you. Yes, believe it or not, all your Tweets,...

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Added 6 December, 2017

As part of the Low Impact City Logistics project, UPS has developed a fleet of electric bike trailers to be used for deliveries in and around London. Innovate UK, a semi-public administrative body outside the civil service but receiving financial support from the government, raised £10 million for an R&D team to develop the bikes in an...

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Added 4 December, 2017

The first thing you’ll see when you walk into Eaton Workshop hotel in Washington, is a custom-commissioned video art installation by AJ Schnack, shown on a series of vintage-style television screens. All day long, it’ll broadcast a montage of footage from the presidential elections of 2012 and 2016 that’s built around one pointed question: How...

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Added 25 November, 2017

Flirtar is the world's first AR dating app. Where it differs from swipe-based apps is its augmented reality function. Basically, you’ll open it up—at a concert, at a bar, on the train to work—and see the world as you know it through your phone. Maybe pan your camera across the horizon—slowly and clandestinely, so you don’t look like creepy...

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Added 20 November, 2017

Major cosmetic companies are looking to install beauty counters for men in department stores, and bolster their online sales to the world's "metrosexuals." A good example of what's on the horizon comes from the Lqd Mens Essential Gift Pack, a set of skin care products that are supposedly specially designed for the manliest of skin, keeping it...

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Added 19 November, 2017

British-based Topshop, a high street clothing retailer, has announced all of its changing rooms have become gender-neutral, as opposed to being segregated by "male" and "female." According to a Topshop statement "Both the Topshop and Topman fitting rooms are available for all customers to use."

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Added 18 November, 2017

Shebah is Australia’s first and only active all-female rideshare service. Their fleet of female drivers tries to offer safer transportation for women. According to the company, catching a Shebah means "sitting in the front seat of the car without feeling vulnerable, no longer feeling limited by the time of day, knowing that your little one is...