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Photos Taken 100 Years Ago Capture Rare Look at Paris in Color

Over 100 years ago, a French banker named Albert Kahn undertook a massive photography project that became known as <i>The Archives of the Planet</i>. Sending photographers to every continent, Kahn aimed to collect colour snapshots from all corners of the Earth using a brand new technology known as the …

Emerging Technology

The Science Behind Your Sweet Tooth

Americans are eating way too much sugar, but scientists have a solution. The answer? The very plants that feed our cravings.<p>The global sweet tooth …

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

Vintage dog shows were just as bizarre and adorable as today

Vintage dog shows<p>Good breeding, dear sir, is integral.<p>1929<p>The first known dog show was held in 1859, when a group of hunters assembled in …

American hunter defends killing giraffe: They are 'very dangerous animals'

An American hunter who shot and killed a range of animals in South Africa's Kruger National Park last week and then shared her "kill shots" on …

The Man Who Named The Dinosaurs Also Debunked Tales Of Sea Serpents

The British paleontologist Richard Owen is probably best known today for creating the word “dinosaurs” in 1841. But he was interested in more than just dinosaurs. He was also fascinated by the anatomy of many strange animals, such as marsupials, the giant Moa-birds from New Zealand and even sea …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Researchers have found a new texting vulnerability in Android

This morning, researchers at Zimperium Mobile Security announced a new vulnerability in Android, targeting the multimedia messaging system. Dubbed "Stagefright," the vulnerability affects roughly 950 million Android devices worldwide, according to researcher estimates, although the most vulnerable …

Samsung's new monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

Consumer electronics makers have tried for years to make computer monitors more attractive by adding in things which few folks cared about, such as …

Google Weans Itself Off Of Google+

It’s no secret that Google+ didn’t quite work out the way Google envisioned and now, after already moving Google Photos out of the service, it’s starting to decouple Google+ profiles from its regular Google accounts.<p>The idea behind Google+ profiles was to give users a single identity across all the …