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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:46:03 GMT | C.C. Weiss

The all-new Alphavan packs plenty of size and comfort without loads of weight

In the past year, we've seen a few new launches capable of vying for the title of world's most impressive camper van. The Affinity camper van and the Frankia Yucon 7.0 Lounge are two that immediately pop to mind, and we'd be remiss not to throw in the Hymer Vision Venture, even though it's merely a concept. Joining that select group is the new Alphavan, a massive Mercedes Sprinter that includes a duplex bedroom layout, built-in entertainment suite, and smart home-grade control system that can be accessed all around the van's interior and exterior.

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Category: Automotive, Transport

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 20:48:36 GMT | Ben Coxworth

The QNUX hammock is presently on Kickstarter

We've seen quite a few portable, free-standing hammocks lately, but Pondell's QNUX distinguishes itself in a rather interesting way. The whole thing packs down into a tube-like carrying case, which also serves as part of the hammock.

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Category: Outdoors, Lifestyle

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:41:08 GMT | Aaron Turpen

The complete ground-up upgrade of the Highlander was much needed, as the popular crossover began to see heavy competition from some excellent contenders

For the 2020 model year, Toyota totally revamped the Highlander three-row crossover. As one of the make’s best sellers, the vehicle enters its fourth generation with a mixture of old and new in its design. Significantly, for the hybrid option, the Highlander sheds some cylinders and gains some MPGs as a result.

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:19:46 GMT | Ben Coxworth

The metalens has a 180-degree field of view

Ultra wide-angle fisheye lenses are typically thick, bulbous contraptions, that can't easily be incorporated into devices such as smartphones. That could be about to change, though, as engineers have now created one that's completely flat.

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Category: Science

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:06:46 GMT | Ben Coxworth

A close look at the Splach's front suspension

While folding electric scooters are now a common sight, most of the things still have fully rigid frames that just bang over obstacles on the road. The Splach e-scooter is different, though, in that it incorporates front and rear coil-sprung suspension.

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Category: Urban Transport, Transport

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:46:09 GMT | Paul Ridden

A possible vision for future urban mobility and logistics from the German Aerospace Center

The German Aerospace Center has revealed a working prototype of a multi-use urban mobility and logistics vehicle called U-Shift, which is made up of an electric U-shaped base platform that's used to ferry around various pod modules.

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Category: Urban Transport, Transport

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:31 GMT | Nick Lavars

A new blood test could saves tens of millions of dollars in unnecessary CT scans every year

Generally, the way doctors detect traumatic brain injuries is through a CT scan, but recently we've seen how a protein called GFAP could play an important role in more prompt diagnoses. A blood test that uses this biomarker to reveal the severity of brain tissue damage in a matter of hours was recently approved for clinical use, but the authors of a new study are now setting their sights on a point-of-care solution that can deliver results within 15 minutes.

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Category: Medical, Science

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:43:26 GMT | Adam Williams

One Vanderbilt rises to a height of 1,401 ft (427 m), in Midtown Manhattan, NYC

While designing the One Vanderbilt skyscraper, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) drew inspiration from NYC's golden era of construction and iconic towers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building. However, it also follows a modern approach to sustainability, including rainwater capture and the use of recycled materials.

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:05:11 GMT | Paul Ridden

Boss says that the Pocket GT makes working with YouTube's learning videos easier and more productive

Guitar effects titan Boss has unveiled a personal amp/effects modeling interface for guitar that works with a mobile app to offer powerful tone shaping while learning or jamming with YouTube videos.

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Category: Music, Technology

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:44:48 GMT | Michael Irving

Snapped by Hubble on August 25, 2020, this image shows Jupiter's cloud bands and Great Red Spot in detail and reveals a new storm brewing, visible as a white smear in the upper left

It’s human nature to be transfixed by clouds and all the strange shapes they swirl into, but we don’t have to be limited to Earthly skies. Jupiter offers some of the best cloud-watching in the solar system, and new Hubble images remind us why, revealing fresh storms brewing and some intriguing changes to old ones.

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Category: Space, Science

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