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AD’s Back-to-School Tech Essentials 2023

From Apple’s lightest new MacBook to the best reusable digital notebook, these 22 products are sure to make this school year the best one yet

Dyson Sets the Price for a Breath of Fresh Air: $949

Both headphones and a mobile air purifier, Dyson’s latest products, have been in the works for six years 

Scientists at MIT Have Developed a New Plastic Stronger Than Steel 

Scientists have developed a lightweight plastic that will change the world

Step Inside the World's Most Unusual Crypto-Mining Computer Farms 

From a former aluminum plant to an abandoned factory, bitcoin mines are popping up in the most unexpected places

Health Care Is About to be Disrupted by...Smart Toilets

From big name brands to smaller startups, toilets are becoming the hottest tech around

International Astronauts Are Simulating Martian Life in a Remote Desert in Israel

Members of both countries’ space agencies are living in a solar-powered titanium habitat that mimics the mysterious Red Planet

Free Internet Could Soon Be Coming to Every New York City Home

With roughly 500,000 New Yorkers still without internet access, momentum is gaining for action

IKEA Is Now Selling a Hot New Product: Renewable Energy

The Swedish furniture retailer aims to make buying wind and solar power as easy as buying a couch

Thom Browne Just Unveiled a New Americana-Themed Smartphone with Samsung

For his third collaboration with the tech giants, the designer stays true to his roots

How This CO2 ‘Vacuum Cleaner’ Is Fighting Climate Change

A Swiss company is using technology to remove carbon dioxide from the air, and recycling the CO2 for use as fertilizer or airplane fuel

What Went Into Building Europe’s Largest Floating Solar Park

For centuries the Dutch have been inventive with their use of water development, but Rotterdam's Floating Solar takes it to a whole new level

Exclusive First Look at Richard Branson's Hyperloop Propulsion Pods

With a never-before-seen passenger experience, Virgin Hyperloop promises speeds of up to 600 miles per hour, making a trip from L.A. to San Francisco in under 45 minutes

Apple $99 HomePod Mini Debuts, Elbowing Into a Crowded Field of Competition

The sleek design, powerful speakers, and low price should cause Alexa concern

The Doctor Will See You Now—Right at Home

As the COVID pandemic continues to rage, telemedicine is becoming the latest luxury residential must-have