Richard Killian

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Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

The great pinhole camera comeback

You can do a lot with a cardboard box. Make a fort. Make a Halloween costume. Or how about turning it into a camera? Designer Kelly Angood did just that, and ended up creating a pinhole camera that has taken off thanks to a crowdfunding campaign that went viral.<p>In April, Angood launched a …

Broadcom’s new Bluetooth chip includes wireless charging for wearables

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>A new Bluetooth chip from Broadcom is seeking to be in your next smartwatch or other connected wearable device. On Wednesday, …

Luigi actor Danny Wells dies at 72

The actor who portrayed Luigi in the live-action and animated television series <i>The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!</i>, Danny Wells, died last month in Toronto, Ont., according to an obituary posted at the Montreal Gazette.<p>Wells, whose real name was Jack Westelman, portrayed Luigi in the show's …

Stunning! Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon Fills the Entire Grand Canyon with Fog

Stunning, breathtaking, Oh Em Gee, however you want to put it, the photos in this post are incredible to look at and incredibly difficult to capture. …

Yota Phone: World's First E-Ink Dual-Screen Smartphone Is Always On (PICTURES)

A unique smartphone with two screens has been launched by a Russian tech company.<p>The Yota Phone has two full-size screens, one of which uses the …

Hackers Are Attacking Millions Of Computers And Demanding Ransom In Bitcoins

The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that hackers have targeted "tens of millions" of computers.<p>CryptoLocker is a form of a virus called "ransomware," meaning hackers do something bad to your computer and then demand money to reverse what they've done. In this …

This Is iBuyPower's $499, AMD-Powered Steam Machine

The image you’re gazing at isn’t a white Xbox One, nor is it a redesigned PlayStation 4. Rather, it’s an early glimpse at one of the first retail Steam Machines from PC builder iBuyPower. And it’s shipping out with a competitive price tag.<p>iBuyPower — a boutique PC builder with experience creating …

Trained Bees are Able to Detect Cancer Through Breath

Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a project that involves utilizing the heightened senses of bees to detect illnesses in humans. The <i>Bee's</i> project states that “bees can be trained within 10 minutes using Pavlov's reflex to target a wide range of natural and man-made chemicals and …

Breathtaking Photos of Supercell Thunderstorms in the US

With the devastation wrought by hurricane Haiyan very recently in the Philippines, we have been bombarded by haunting pictures of the havoc that can …

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories

A brand new book by acclaimed photographer Steve McCurry brings together the most beautiful and powerful photo stories he's shot in the last 30 years. For the first time ever, McCurry shares the stories behind his iconic images. Inside you'll find 14 of his most important assignments like rail …

Commissioned Vintage Illustrations by Mads Berg

Vintage Style Illustrations.<p>Mads Berg is a Copenhagen, Denmark based illustrator. His style is characterized and influenced by good old vintage …

Incredible Satellite Image of Super Typhoon Haiyan Bearing Down on the Philippines

This unbelievable satellite photograph shows the sheer horrifying magnitude of Typhoon Haiyan, the terrible tropical cyclone that caused unimaginable …

Collection of Self-Portraits with a Surreal, Conceptual Twist

Photographer Diggie Vitt’s work stretches the limits of reality in crazy ways that range from restrained to outrageously impossible. He experiments …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

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Wilhelm Roentgen discovers the x-ray - a picture from the past

First published on Fri 8 Nov 2013 09.28 EST

Photographer Chases the Perfect Eclipse Shot at 44,000ft and 500mph

Forget storm chasing, that’s a cinch when you compare it to what former NASA photographer Ben Cooper and some colleagues of his did last weekend: …

Facepalm: new program lands facial recognition software in cops' hands

'This pilot program is putting metadata to use in the field in real time.'<p>When San Diego police detain criminal suspects, they don’t only rely on Q&As to extract information about the person in cuffs. Using new facial recognition technology, San Diego police can now match field images with about …

This Is The Jacket To Wear On Doomsday

Live for fashion! Anticipating natural disaster and other apocalyptic events, a designer sends you out in style.<p>So the Mayan calendar was wrong and the world didn’t end in 2012. But that doesn’t mean we can relax about it. A growing movement of Preppers insist that we’re still on the edge of …

Oppo’s First Cyanogen-Modded Smartphone Will Launch In December

As much as I love stock Android sometimes you just need something <i>different</i>, and that’s essentially been the guiding mission of the folks over at Cyanogen Inc.<p>They’ve made plenty of strides with their customized version of Android over the past few months, but now they’re on the verge of a big …

Long Exposure Photography by Samuel Burns

Incredible Long Exposure Photography.<p>The wait can last for up to eight hours.<p>Using his large format 4×5 camera, 33 year-old Sydney photographer …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Sprintbeemer by Lucky Cat Garage

The inspiration for a bike build can come from the most unlikely of sources. In the case of this most unusual BMW sprint bike, it was a vintage M&H Racemaster drag tire.<p>The tire belonged to the amiable Séb Lorentz of The Lucky Cat Garage, a familiar face on the European custom show circuit. While …

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Screw Innovation, Part 2: Outlaw Fasteners

It takes balls to redesign a screw, if you'll pardon my French. The incumbency of standardization is a difficult hurdle to overcome, particularly if …

The Week in Review: Magazines for Nobel Laureate Wannabes

Inside Flipboard / October 11, 2013<p>It’s been a big week for a select few of the world’s leading scientists and artists as the recipients of the 2013 …

Into battle with the Knights of Jerusalem – in pictures

The Knights of Jerusalem historical festival is now in its fifth year and is the only known Israeli tournament accredited by the Historical Medieval Вattle International Association. The festival features re-enactments of medieval battles, with enthusiasts from around the world fighting with full …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Asperatus Clouds Captured Over New Zealand

Stratocumuliform, cirrus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus: what do these strange words all have in common? They’re all used to classify different types of …

An Artist’s First Solo Show Bends Our Perception Of Light

Paul Cocksedge designs lamps that aren’t lamps and other plays on light and expectations.<p>To say that Paul Cocksedge designs lamps would be a little like saying Jony Ive made an app. “Light is so mysterious in so many ways. It’s unpredictable and hard to control,” Cocksedge says. “If you see light …