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Health & Fitness

A closer look at Thin Ice: the magical weight loss vest that siphons heat off your body to burn calories

Startup Thin Ice estimates its wearable vest can burn up to 500-1,000 calories per day simply by wearing it, using a patent-pending cooling technology. We got the skinny on how this so-called fat-trimming gizmo actually works.
Music

10 reasons Tidal is so doomed, not even Jay-Z can save it

We once had such high hopes for Tidal, but after a year, Tidal may be on borrowed time. Not even the celebrity star-power wielded by Jay-Z, Beyonce, and others may be able to save it.
Features

No helicopter needed: How drones are opening the sky for filmmakers

Indie filmmakers working on a tight budget couldn't believe their luck when quadcopter technology flew into view. DT caught up with Oregon-based director Tim Cash to find out what impact the gear has had on his work.
Photography

From shambling zombies to parting the Red Sea, FX guru Sam Nicholson has done it all 4:34

From parting the Red Sea to dealing with waves of marauding zombies, Sam Nicholson takes us behind the scenes on how his visual effects company creates some of the most incredible special effects for blockbuster movies and hit…
Music

Hip hop legend Madlib talks Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, and cassette tape bliss

During a 60-minute conversation at the Red Bull Music Academy Festival, reclusive genius hip hop producer Madlib explained how the iPad has helped his parenting, modern technology's adverse effect on his music, and being too crazy for…
Movies & TV

Why Hollywood A-listers are flocking to TV and ruling the small screen

Big-name Hollywood actors are making a mass migration from film to television, and it's paying off. We explore who these actors are, what compelled them to move from the big screen to the small screen, and whether we should expect this…
Cool Tech

The Hyperloop is real, and we watched the first test in the Nevada desert

After years of hearing Hyperloop hype, we traveled to Las Vegas to watch the first-ever test of Hyperloop technology in the hot Nevada desert.
Mobile

The smartphone’s scattershot future looks a lot like the PC’s past

Smartphones aren’t novel anymore. Now that everyone has one, the rapid advancements that marked the dawn of the smartphone age will give way to an age of different shapes, sizes, and speeds.
Music

Coffee’s worth $5, but music must be free? Enation’s Jonathan Jackson doesn’t get it

Nashville actor and Enation frontman Jonathan Jackson discusses his new album Blame-shifter, the resurgence of vinyl, and society’s curious refusal to pay for music – but not coffee.
Movies & TV

The internet TV you always wanted is finally here, and it sucks

The streaming “revolution” is starting to look a lot like the old format we just abandoned. Here’s what’s wrong, and how to fix it.
Health & Fitness

Meet the guy who ran away from Wall Street to build bikes

SPCARBON, one of New York's most exclusive bike companies, recently made a bike for Red Bull Racing Eyewear, and its president just launched Blueprint bikes, beautiful planned builds conceived in the SPCarbon design house.
Music

How an iPhone clip grabbed a label’s attention and scored Tor Miller a record deal

Digital Trends sits down with emerging artist Tor Miller to discuss his new record, how he made it, and his approach to songwriting and storytelling. Miller's debut album release is expected this month.