10 Ft Cube House

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This video posted in May just had a burst of popularity. Mike shows us his Cube eco-home that he is working on. The cube is three by three by three meters-not much bigger than a large storage shed. But if you are one person and are thrifty, the cube home maybe for you. Also, the […]


Parents Brave to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Rules of Tech

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Monica Vila is co-founder of TheOnlineMom, an organization that provides technology education to families and helps moms connect with brands they can trust. I have always been fairly strict about monitoring my daughter’s screen time. Whether she’s watching TV, playing video games or just texting with her friends on her iPhone, I try to make […]


Media Theorist Douglas Rushkoff Joins MashableReads

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Our next non-fiction selection for the MashableReads social book club is Douglas Rushkoff’s Present Shock. We’ll be hosting a Twitter chat with Rushkoff on Dec. 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET. You can discuss the book with the author personally, along with other participants from all over the world. In Present Shock, Douglas […]


Weed-Killing Robot Reduces Need for Herbicides

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Scientists at Blue River Technology will commercialize a weed-killing robot after landing $3.1 million in Series A funding from Khosla Ventures. The agricultural invention uses algorithms to differentiate between good and bad plants, injecting the bad with enough fertilizer to kill it. If you’ve ever tried to grow your own garden, you know how impossible […]


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