Allan Nigri

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Samsung officially launches the Galaxy A8 - 5.9mm thin, 3050mAh battery, 16MP camera

We’ve had a pretty good idea for some time that Samsung has been getting ready to announce its next mid-range smartphone, and now it’s official. Earlier today in China, Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy A8 – an impressive smartphone with solid specifications that likely won’t break the …

Gypsy Jazz Harmonics In The Style Of Django Reinhardt [Lessons]

<b>Chords</b>: A look at the chords, harmonies and changes of Gypsy Jazz to the likes of Django Reinhardt. Learn what makes up the feel and drive of this …

YouTube will stop working on the older Apple TV and other aging devices soon

New features and architecture mean burning down the old<p>Like burning down a forest to make sweet nutrients for new growth, YouTube is winding down its service to myriad older devices today. All in the name of progress, of course. In a notice, spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>, YouTube notes that "select" devices …

iOS 8-8.1.3 jailbreak: Top Cydia tweaks for March 2015 that you cannot miss

iOS 8 jailbreak users are spoilt for choice as tons of new jailbreak tweaks have surfaced online in the last few months, while the folks at …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

Great Job, Internet!: Neil deGrasse Tyson is okay with the ending of Interstellar

<b>This post and video contain major plot details from Interstellar.</b><p>Renowned astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson has earned a reputation for “ruining” …

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the …

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

MIT’s inFORM uses Kinect to physically interact through a computer

The Tangible Media Group at the MIT Media Lab created a "self-aware computer" that allows users to affect physical space in front of the monitor, Fast Company reports.<p>The device is called inFORM and functions with the use of a pin board; each pin is connected to a motor made mobile by a computer. …

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

The 10 best Woody Allen films

We asked readers to vote for their favourite of the director's films. Here are the results, with contributors making the case for the Woody Allen film that means the most to them<p>10. Sleeper<p>"Allen was a compulsive gag writer; in Sleeper he paid homage to Keaton and co with slapstick and visual gags …

Intense Acrylic Storm Paintings Portray the Power of Nature

Texas-based artist Michelle Manley explores the intensity of nature through dramatic acrylic paintings. In her <i>Storm</i> series, she uses earthy color palettes to create landscapes filled with dark clouds swirling together into distant and powerful storms. As the severe weather overtakes the atmosphere, …

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

1. <i>Nevermind</i> (1991)<p><b>Nirvana<br>Design by Robert Fisher and Kirk Weddle</b><p>Spencer Elden's first time swimming was a memorable one.<p>At four months old, Elden was …

How Realistic Is The Sci-Fi Space Thriller 'Europa Report'?

We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.<p>It's rare that a great space movie breaks the Hollywood traditions of big budgets, blatant abuse of physics, over-the-top special effects, factitious …

Stunning Macro Shots of Vibrant Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most varied and arguably the most beautiful of all marine habitats. Often referred to as “rainforests of the sea”, coral reefs …

20 Beautiful Bokeh Pictures

The term “bokeh” refers to blur or a blurry quality, and in photography it is a very recognizable technique. Using this effect in your photos can be …

Miles Davis and the Making of Bitches Brew

Author and Miles Davis scholar Paul Tingen takes an in-depth look at the making of <i>Bitches Brew</i>, one of the most influential jazz albums of the 20th …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Brain's music pleasure zone identified

Scientists know that music can give intense pleasure by delivering chemical rewards in the brain that are equal to the joy of good food or even sex, …