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Petra Collins's Los Angeles

22-year-old photographer Petra Collins, who documented Art Basel Miami Beach for <i>W</i> Magazine in December, may have been born and bred in Toronto, Canada, but recently she has divided her time between New York and Los Angeles. In a video for Swedish brand COS, which in the past few months opened its …

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Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …


Freakishly Old System Of Planets Hint At Ancient Alien Civilizations

Kepler scientists have discovered the oldest known system of rocky, Earth-sized planets in the Milky Way. This suggests that terrestrial planets have …


Gas planets can become habitable if their stars get grabby

It's tempting to think of gas planets as permanently hostile to life as we know it. A pair of University of Washington researchers beg to differ, however. They've used computer modelling to determine that these worlds can become habitable when their stars get particularly grabby. If a relatively …


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A Look Inside the World’s First Photo Book from 1843

Want to see what it’s like to flip through the first photo book that ever appeared in the world? The online show <i>Objectivity</i> recently paid a visit to …

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a bit closer... | #seemymoscow (edit by @andrew_m0 )

Light at the end of the Tunnel | NYC Seems like ages ago since I was in New York. Since then, I've been with @greg_a in Dallas and now leaving Vegas with @davemorrowphoto and heading to shoot the Grand Canyon. Let the road trip begin! Thanks to @emylimarie for taking us around the city last night! This photo is from Central Park and yet again features the lovely @fatiography. #usa #unitedstates #america #states #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #manhattan #centralpark #iphone #iphone6 #iphone_only #vsco #vscocam #skrwt #portrait #thefelladoesyouinastripeytunnel #woman #tunnel #stripes #travel #travelstoke #guardiantravelsnaps #natgeotravel #symmetrykillers

California becomes first state to convict someone for operating a revenge porn website

A California jury has convicted the operator of a revenge porn website in what the state believes is the first conviction of its kind nationwide. The operator, Kevin Bollaert, was found guilty in a San Diego court last night on 21 counts of identity theft and six counts of extortion for his …


Is the 3-D printing revolution already over?

You can make a lot of cool things with a 3-D printer, but excited investors aren't one of them.<p>Stratasys (SSYS), the company that owns 3-D consumer printer MakerBot, saw its stock plunge more than 30% after the company warned that fourth quarter earnings would be worse than expected late Monday. It …

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Here's how souped-up your smartphone will be in 2016

British chip designer ARM introduces two new processors that will lead to slimmed-down phones that can run faster and longer.<p>If the personal computer is ever killed off, ARM is hoping it will have had something to do with it.<p>The British chip-design firm, whose technology is used in nearly every …


NASA plans mission to Jupiter's extraordinary moon Europa

NASA's administrator confirms the space agency is moving ahead with plans to send a spacecraft to Europa, a moon that may hide a vast ocean under its icy surface.<p>Mars is nifty. It's fascinating. It's red and rocky and we currently have a couple of high-tech rovers checking it out. But it's no …


Three Ways Asia Could Continue To Inspire The Rest Of The Mobile Gaming World

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>AJ Redmer is the region head of North America Studios and VP of gumi Inc.</i><p>Asia has inspired and dominated the global video-game market since the past decade and has given no sign of relinquishing its throne. Japan and China represent two of the top three video-game markets in the …

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This Stunning App Made Me Wish All Textbooks Were On iPad

When I say textbook, you probably think something along the lines of “boring” or “meh,” but a new app called Earth, A Primer for iOS brings boring old geology textbooks into the addictive, interactive future.<p>The app is a beautiful way to explore the world and how it came to be. The app takes the …

MIT spinoff aims to be the next solution for battery life issues

We’ve seen our fair share of companies that claim they’ll “revolutionize” smartphone battery technology, though we haven’t seen many of those breakthroughs come to the mainstream yet. Even so, an MIT spinoff company called SolidEnergy claims to have created a new lithium-ion battery that can store …


Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.<p>When it comes to navigating the world around us, we have a lot more than just five senses. The array of perceptive faculties we have …


Rare part for groundbreaking 1949 British computer found in US

An original piece of the EDSAC, a precursor to the first business computer, has been sent from Pennsylvania to the UK to take up residence at code-breaking site Bletchley Park.<p>A rare remnant of a pioneering British computer has surfaced in the United States and made its way to the UK to be …

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When designing the Moscow office of advertising agency Leo Burnett, Nefa Architects paid homage to the founder by including a large scale sculpture …

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What’s Your Beauty Sign? 8 Celestial Products For Celebrating Tonight’s Full Moon

Trading beauty tips often revolves around praising the powers of drinking more water or sharing the name of a cultish moisturizer, but lately some new elements are sneaking into the conversation. Like crystals. And shamans. And the lunar phases of the moon. Beauty is on a New Age kick—and from a …

Why We're Looking for Alien Life on Moons, Not Just Planets

Think “moon” and you probably envision a desolate, cratered landscape, maybe with an American flag and some old astronaut footprints. Earth’s moon is …

2016 Ferrari 488GTB Revealed! The 458 Successor Goes Turbo

A smaller engine, but it brings more power and more speed.<p>Can you feel the generational shift? That change in the supercar game comes from Ferrari, which has unveiled its new eight-cylinder, mid-engine sports-car standard-bearer, and the successor to the much-loved 458 Italia sees the …

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Contest Copyright Controversy a Crazy Coincidence

Here’s one of the stranger copyright controversies we’ve come across. It all started with a photo contest and an accusation of copyright infringement.<p>…

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

World's Most Romantic Hotels (PHOTOS)

A good hotel, much like a good relationship, has that perfect alchemy of comfort and excitement, intrigue and indulgence. The trick is in finding your match.<p>Fancy a heart-pounding hike followed by a hot mud bath? California's Calistoga Ranch may be your hotel soul mate. If frozen margaritas in a …