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Seven Major Archaeological Discoveries of 2015

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

The next Google Glass wearable, inside and out (photos)

Google Glass

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

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15 Creative Wrapping Paper Designs

The upcoming holidays have me hooked on creative wrapping paper design. Fortunately, in this vast network of incredible designers, it wasn’t too hard …

Chemicals

Ads of the World™

Conceptual Realism<p>Perfectly capturing life’s imperfections<p>Highlight<p>Range Rover Sport – Dragon Challenge<p>Creative Agency: Spark44, London, …

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

Four ex-Skype engineers are desperate to make their messaging app go viral

Fleep allows people to IM each other, and keep files and pinned notes synced across multiple devices. In order to message someone over Fleep, the user needs to enter the recipient's email address or Fleep username.<p>Ultimately, Fleep wants to change the way businesses and individuals communicate. …

Yahoo Messenger gets a new life w/ redesigned mobile & web apps

Yahoo Messenger has long taken a back seat to other Yahoo products on mobile devices, but today the company is finally unveiling a revamped app that brings its messaging platform into this decade with a completely redesigned user experience and new features.<p>Launching today across platforms— iOS, …

Apps

LACMA Commits to Graphic Design with its Latest Exhibition

Exhibitions that feature graphic design are few and far between, but that may soon be changing now that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) …

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Wi-Fi

Apple's new ads tout Siri, 'ridiculously powerful' iPhone 6S

With December holidays fast approaching, Apple is ramping up its marketing efforts in order to sell a few more bazillion iPhones. Last week, the …

Amazon Unveils Teaser Ad For Its Prime Air Drone Delivery Service

With a new video ad, Amazon inches closer to making its 30-minute drone delivery system a reality.<p>When Amazon first made its drone delivery aspirations public, people balked at the idea–much like they did when the company announced the <i>Jetsons</i>-inspired Dash button earlier this year. Dubbed Amazon …

16-year-old inventor launches new smartphone lens

The young entrepreneur has sold 4,000 Magnibands and is hoping for a Christmas 'surge' in orders<p>Toby Liew, a 16-year-old A-level student from Gillingham, Kent, has created a macro lens that fits on most available smartphone models, which he hopes will become the next consumer technology "it" gadget.<p>…

Consumer Tech

600 Fake Outdoor Ads in Paris Blast Corporate Sponsors of the COP21 Climate Talks

Couldn't make it to Dismaland before its rapid shut-down? That's OK. There's always Paris.<p>Just in time for the COP21 Climate Conference, an …

Forget app circles: Apple Watch hack lets teen run iOS 4.2.1

A 14-year-old modder has apparently managed to replace his Apple Watch’s bubbly default home screen with something a little boxier and more classic: iOS 4.2.1, which launched all the way back in 2010.<p>Billy Ellis, a self-described “iOS app and tweak developer,” posted a video of his project on …

Apple Watch

Use your Photoshop skills to solve a murder mystery this Halloween

Professor Photoheim has been murdered at his own annual Halloween Party, and it’s up to you to find out who’s responsible. Are your detective skills sharp enough to solve the crime?<p>To celebrate All Hallows’ Eve, Adobe is hosting a little murder mystery challenge for Photoshop users on its Photoshop …

LG announces world's narrowest full-HD display panel with 0.7mm bezel width

LG has announced a new 5.1-inch full-HD display panel today with a bezel width of just 0.7mm, which the vendor claims is the narrowest in the world. …

What Successful Leaders’ To-Do Lists Look Like

Have you ever wondered about the to-do lists of highly successful businesspeople? Here, we give you a sneak peek at three and their tips for making their lists work.<p>If you’re a list-maker, behold the to-do list and productivity secrets of these business superstars.<p>Jim Koch<p>Jim Koch<br>Founder, Boston …

Instagram Testing Facebook Places Integration To Replace Foursquare

Foursquare’s expansive venue database has long powered Instagram’s location services–but the photo-sharing service has started testing integration with Facebook Places as a potential replacement.<p>Popular photo-sharing app Instagram is testing integration with Facebook Places, Facebook’s venue …

Hoefler & Frere-Jones: The Final Interview

Filmed months before their split, Font Men isn’t just a captivating exploration of font design. It’s a poignant reminder of what the type world has lost.<p>When Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler, the Beatles of the typography world, dramatically broke up their famous partnership in January, what …

Minimalist Clip-On Cup Holder Encourages Drinking (Coffee) And Driving (A Bike)

Maybe you’re on an errand. Maybe you’ve just realized you have to be somewhere. Regardless, you’re on a bike and you have a take-out coffee. How do you deal? Do you bike with one hand and hold the coffee with another? No! This is unsafe! That’s where this very simple, very pretty Bookman cup holder …

Designing A Better Female Condom

Female condoms are much reviled, but they shouldn’t be. They’ve come a long way.<p>The female condom. In the already somewhat icky seeming world of prophylactics, no three words conjure up quite the same degree of embarrassment and censure. Since the debut of the female condom in 1993, it has been …

Facebook Acquires Oculus VR For $2 Billion

Facebook’s latest billion-dollar-plus acquisition is virtual reality gaming headset maker Oculus VR (and its vibrant developer community).<p>Facebook is purchasing Oculus VR, maker of virtual reality gaming headset Oculus Rift, for $2 billion–just weeks after the social networking company acquired …

What Medium Scores Highest ROI? It May Be Radio

What's the best medium for delivering eye-popping return on investment? Strangely enough, it may be radio, at least in a study of 10 brands from last …

Advertising Industry

Maps Of Napa And Sonoma, For Design-Minded Wine Snobs

Should you be lucky enough this spring to traverse through northern California’s wine country, you won’t only need a designated driver, you’ll need a good map. There are so many vineyards in the region, you’ll get whiplash on the drive on Highway 29 from trying to spot them all.<p>Thankfully, the …

The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car

The future of self-driving cars means working in gridlock. Joy?<p>In the age of self-driving cars, you’ll have no excuse for slacking off during your commute. That’s because the office of the future might very well be your car.<p>Rinspeed, a Swiss automobile manufacturer that has specialized in designing …

First look at the next version of Endomondo for Windows Phone

Last week we learned that Endomondo was taking requests for users to join an upcoming beta for Windows Phone. The beta features the next version of …

Windows Phone

Instagram crosses 200 million users, welcomes Oculus to the family

In news that Zuckerberg, Luckey & Co. hope bodes well for Facebook's latest acquisition, Instagram just announced it's crossed 200 million users, with over 50 million joining in the last six months and 50 billion photos shared so far. Facebook CEO Zuckerberg mentioned the number during his …