Chinese Police Equipped With Facial Recognition Sunglasses

Police can’t recognize every face from the vast database of criminals, but facial recognition sunglasses can—much like the ones Chinese police in Zhengzhou have been employing recently. The glasses connect to an offline 10,000-person database on a connected tablet. According to Quartz (where you can read more) a more basic version (retailing for $630 each) has been sold to the US, Japan and other countries. …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Last Minute Shopping

Old fashioned shopping at brick and mortar stores, for those running out of time this holiday season

With just a couple of days left to get all gifts for the holiday season, shopping online may no longer be a possibility. If you’re not already wrapping presents, a trip to good old fashioned brick and mortar stores might be your only option. We’ve selected a bunch of gifts that are available at stores from NYC to Nashville, Miami to Minneapolis. There’s something for …

Recycle Your Eclipse Glasses

After today’s total solar eclipse in the United States, many who took proper precaution find themselves with flimsy cardboard eclipse sunglasses. Thankfully, these glasses don’t need to occupy table space or end up in the trash. Astronomers Without Borders is soon to announce a program where they’ll be redistribute these glasses to schools in Asia and South America for the solar eclipse in 2019. “This …