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Jun
2019

Link smashes the sneaker and flip-flop together to create a weird wearable outsole

Stepping out like you you're staying in

The way-out-of-the-box skimpy shoe market slowed down considerably since the trendy barefoot days of fuzzy five-toed shoe socks and chainmail foot sleeves just a few years back. Lately, though, it feels like it might be making something of a comeback. We've seen a few oddball ultralight footwear concepts in recent months, and the Link flip-shoe is possibly the weirdest of them all, the lightest slice of footwear we've seen since adhesive foot pads. Designed to combine the advantages of flip-flops and sneakers into one, these "sole-based shoes" keep your feet free, cool and protected ... and probably at the business end of an endless flurry of sneers and jokes.

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Category: Outdoors

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18
Jun
2019

The newest Amazon Kindle Oasis adjusts its display based on the time of day

The latest Kindle comes with a color temperature-adjustable display

A new Kindle Oasis has arrived for 2019, and Amazon's top-of-the-line ereader features one big upgrade from its predecessor: a display that can change its color temperature automatically throughout the day to reduce the strain on your eyes.

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Category: Mobile Technology

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18
Jun
2019

Autonomous drone gets the goods on forest fires

The quadcopter is equipped with thermal and optical cameras

When a forest fire is starting, it's vitally important for firefighting crews to know exactly what it is that they're up against, so they can prepare most effectively. A new Spanish project is helping to make that happen, utilizing an autonomous intel-gathering drone.

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Category: Drones

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