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The Best World Wildlife Photographs Of 2015

The Natural History Museum, London owns an exhibition called Wildlife Photographer of the Year. This prestigious international wildlife exhibition started in 1964, and is held annually. 42,000 photographs from 96 countries were submitted to the 2016 international competition; only 100 of them were …

Nature

Less is More: How to Create the Perfect Scandinavian Design for Your New Home

Credit<p>With the rise of trends in minimizing, it is no surprise that Scandinavian design is making its way into many homes that are halfway around the globe. What exactly is it about this specific design that draws outsiders in?<p>The furnishings tend to have simplicity, beauty, and most …

Interior Design

ruiz velázquez blends architecture and nature in madrid's ford vignale pavilion

<b>ruiz velázquez blends architecture and nature in madrid’s ford vignale pavilion</b><br>(above) a tree found previously on site was left intact, adding to the …

Raphael Vicenzi

Finding inspiration from fashion and street art, Raphaël Vicenti combines delicate watercolors and digital editing.<p>Graceful brushstrokes by way of water colors bring a unique character to Raphaël Vicenzi’s original collages. Strongly influenced by the cultural leanings of fashion and street art, …

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Luxury interior design and simple sophistication

Good design isn’t about following trends. According to Miriam Fanning, principal at Mim Design, the reverse is true: good design is what leads …

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …

Put your fitness to the ultimate test with Apple Watch

If you want to get in shape, the best way to get started is with some fitness testing. That might sound challenging, but luckily your Apple Watch is all you need to test yourself to the limit.<p>Fitness tests enable you to establish a baseline so you can see how your physical condition improves over …

Apple Watch

What the new App Store changes mean for developers and users

Major changes are coming to the App Store. Later this fall, developers will be able to buy search ads for keywords in the App Store (similar to what …

Defense Researchers Plan To Bring “GPS” Where It’s Never Gone Before: Under The Sea

A system of audio transmitters would stand in for GPS’s satellite broadcasts and let underwater drones navigate without surfacing.<p>We take for granted that GPS can get us where we’re going pretty much anywhere on earth, but there’s one important place satellite navigation systems are essentially …

Walmart Canada to Stop Accepting Visa, Says Fees Too High

Walmart Canada stores will stop accepting Visa cards as the credit card provider charges merchants “unacceptably high” fees, the retailer said on …

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

World's first passenger drone cleared for testing in Nevada

China’s Ehang will begin the testing process this year to prove the drone’s airworthiness<p>The world’s first passenger drone capable of autonomously carrying a person in the air for 23 minutes has been given clearance for testing in Nevada.<p>Chinese firm Ehang, which unveiled the electric Ehang 184 …

Drones

Raytheon’s New Material Could Oust Silicon in the Next Generation of Chips

In a fascinating new report, Ars Technica finds that a material originally developed for military radar chips—gallium nitride, or GaN—could lead to …

Faraday Future wants to test autonomous cars in Michigan

Chinese-backed carmaker Faraday Future is still likely a few years away from releasing its first electric car, but the company is quickly expanding its operations and footprint.<p>Faraday broke ground on a factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this year, and is reportedly looking into a second …

Electric Vehicles

Someone hijacked DeRay Mckesson’s Twitter account in a sneaky and preventable way

It’s called pretexting and it’s easy to do, but it’s also easy to prevent.<p>By now you've probably heard that the Twitter account belonging to #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson was hijacked on Friday. The tweet sent from Mckesson’s account that endorsed Donald Trump for president was probably …

Identity Theft

Facebook forces its photo-sharing app Moments to the top of the App Store

Facebook is continuing its heavy-handed push to get users to install its private photo-sharing app Moments. The company’s latest move – warning people some of their photos will be deleted if the app isn’t installed – has managed to make Moments the number one app in the App Store. Users are being …

Apps

What to Expect at WWDC 2016

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday, June 13 with a keynote event at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, where Apple is expected to show off the latest versions of its iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems and perhaps debut new features for services like Apple Pay and …

Google shows what Tango is capable of in 3 new videos

Google’s Tango (formerly Project Tango) is certainly a cool concept, and it’s been making a ton of improvements throughout the last few years. Certain forms of augmented reality can be done with pretty much any Android device with a camera, but Tango takes AR to a completely new level with 3D …

The NSA wants to monitor pacemakers and other medical devices

Oh, and also the entire Internet of Things<p>The NSA is interested in collecting information from pacemakers and other biomedical devices for national security purposes, according to <i>The Intercept</i>. Richard Ledgett, the agency's deputy director, reportedly said at a conference yesterday that, "We’re …

Learning to code software is changing the lives of Ghana women

<i>by Trent Smith, Communications Professional focused on technology for education</i><p>While the educational and career path of Afia Owusu-Forfie has taken her to the United States, her heart has never strayed far from her native Ghana. Afia's dual masters degrees in Statistical Science and Operations …

10 Outrageous Cancer Drug Statistics

In terms of diagnoses, there's arguably nothing scarier a patient can hear than the phrase, "you have cancer."<p>According to statistics from the World Health Organization, some 14 million cases of cancer are diagnosed annually, and within two decades, this figure is expected to increase by nearly 60% …

Lionsgate and Fifth Journey get tight with movie-based mobile games

Hollywood and games haven’t always gotten along. Consider the fact that Disney just pulled the plug on its toy-game Infinity series. Getting a movie-based game right isn’t easy, and that’s why movie studio Lionsgate is trying to partner closely with a new mobile game startup called Fifth …

Mobile Gaming

China’s government must pre-approve every single mobile game starting July 1

Want to launch a mobile game in China? Get ready to make friends with (or at least wait around for) SAPPRFT.

Game Development

China tightens regulations around mobile games

Developers seeking to publish their games in China will soon have to deal with an extra layer of complexity, in the form of a new administrative …

China

Mobcrush Finally Launches Its Windows Client, Now Everyone Can Stream iOS Games

TouchArcade Rating:<p>It should go without saying, but we’re <i>huge</i> fans of Mobcrush around here. If for some totally insane reason you haven’t heard of …

U.S. household net worth rose to $88.1 trillion in first quarter: Fed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The net worth of U.S. households rose in the first quarter as a boost in real estate values offset a fall in stock market prices, a report by the Federal Reserve showed on Thursday.Families’ net worth increased to $88.1 trillion over the quarter, up from a revised $87.3 …

Economics

8 Ways to Prep Your Kitchen Before Selling Your Home

If you update your kitchen’s finishes and stage the space properly, your home won’t be sitting on the market for long.<p>It may be a seller’s market, …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …