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Mobile Photography – StreetWise – Welcome and Third Challenge - 'Minimalism'

<i>“I only know how to approach a place by walking. For what does a street photographer do but walk and watch and wait and talk, and then watch and wait</i> …

4 Amazing New Materials That Science Doesn't Quite Know What To Do With Yet

<i>What are the most interesting new materials? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by David Toyli, Ph.D, physicist, on Quora:</b><p>One physicist’s perspective on the most interesting new</b> …

Quantum Physics

These Are the 63 Coolest Sneakers of 2016

Sneakerheads, rejoice.<p>From Jordan retros to futuristic offerings from Adidas and Nike, here are the best kicks that dropped this year.

Shoes

7 Things You Learn After Driving a Lamborghini For a Week

People stare.<p>The moment the average human straps into a Lamborghini Aventador, checks all the controls, and hits that first turn off the driveway, their inner Will Smith starts hollering "I've got to get me one of these!" Your buddy's Camaro is quick. The Aventador, no matter how fast you've gone, …

3tags.org

A mining company found a 400-carat diamond and now its shares are going wild

The find - the biggest diamond ever unearthed in Angola - was announced by the Perth-based Lucapa Diamond Company. A short time ago, the company's shares were up 32% to $0.425.<p>The gem is 404.2 carats, or about 80 grams, in weight and is the fourth 100+ carat diamond recovered from the Lulo diamond …

Here's Why You Definitely Shouldn't Set Your IPhone's Date Back to 1970

No, seriously.<p>A dodgy post has been doing the Internet rounds this past week, encouraging people to set the date on their iPhone back to 1970 for …

Who needs faster computers?

Following Moore’s law, chip manufacturers assume that computing capacity will double every two years – so what happens when that becomes impossible?<p>Fifty years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of the chip manufacturer Intel described a regularity he had observed that would one day make him a …

Moore's Law

Earth, Wind & Fire: 12 Essential Songs

Savor the smoothest soul and most enlightened funk from the hitmaking legends<p>"I was writing about my life," Maurice White once told the late …

Music

The Two Big Bangs

When you think about how the Universe got its start, from a scientific point of view, there’s one theory that explains what we see above all others: the Big Bang. But not everyone agrees on what “the Big Bang” actually means. In particular, there’s always some news that periodically goes around …

Universe

Nick Jonas, Lily Collins dating? Papa Phil Collins says they're 'just friends'

Nick Jonas and Lily Collins are reportedly an item, though her dad, singer Phil Collins, says they're "just friends."<p>Word of the alleged Young Hollywood romance came out Wednesday, with Us Weekly reporting that the "Jealous" singer and the "Mirror Mirror" actress were potentially an item.<p>Jonas, 23, …

Sundance

David Bowie Prepared ‘A Number Of Anthologies’ To Be Released After His Death

It’s like some freaky, freaky dream. David Bowie is gone, and it’s really sinking in now. But in a way, he’s not. The Starman has given the world so much art over the last fifty years, he’ll never really be gone. Before he left the mortal plane, Bowie took steps to ensure that he will keep on …

Watch James Corden and Sean Hayes Play Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' With Their Feet

Playing music on a giant piano isn’t as easy as Tom Hanks made it look in <i>Big.</i><p>On Thursday’s <i>Late Late Show</i>, James Corden and guest Sean Hayes played a …

How did we miss Planet 9? — Bob McDonald

New planet is dim and takes 12,000-20,000 years to orbit sun, so seeing it is like finding needle in haystack<p>While scientists are excited about the …

Read Anne Hathaway’s Defense of Jennifer Lawrence’s Golden Globes Joke

Shortly after <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> won her most recent Golden Globe on Sunday, the <i>Joy</i> actress made her way backstage to answer questions from reporters. The Oscar winner, ever the entertaining interview, fielded lighthearted inquiries about everything from beating Hollywood best friend <b>Amy Schumer</b> to …

Anne Hathaway

All hail Boban Marjanovic, the NBA's newest freak of nature and cult hero

The NBA is full of talented basketball players, but <i>awesome</i> players are harder to come by. You know who we mean: The guys that can not only play but …

Peep the gorgeous winners of this year's National Geographic Photo Contest

For the last 127 years, <i>National Geographic</i> has produced some of the most gorgeous and powerful photographs in existence. More than anything, the …

Lexus put wheels made entirely out of ice on one of its cars, and it worked

Lexus is no stranger to pushing its car designs to the edge of innovation — in October, the automaker made a driveable replica of its model IS using 1,700 sheets of cardboard.<p>Now Lexus is pushing a winter theme with its latest, crazy design project: putting a frozen Lexus NX on wheels made entirely …

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 Minutes

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 MinutesA sartorial battle of the sexes.They say men's fashion moves at a snail's place, and …

Gender-Neutral

This Woman’s Selfie Is Going Viral For The Best Reason

Kansas hair colorist and blogger Ursula Goff is known for her ever-changing rainbow mane and the eye-popping hair color creations she whips up for …

Boxy transforms Google's Inbox into a Mac app

Ever since the impending death of Mailbox was announced, I've been looking for a new email app to replace it. The one I've been spending the most time with is Inbox, Google's attempt at building a smarter interface for Gmail. There's a lot to like — and dislike — about Inbox, but one thing that's …

Apps

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …

Could ‘resurrection plants’ be the future of food?

They are among the hardiest living things on Earth – could they transform the food on our plates? One scientist in South Africa believes so.<p>When she was a child, Jill Farrant, a molecular physiologist based at the University of Cape Town, came across an unusual plant. It seemed dead, yet when the …

Cape Town

Apple has 800 engineers obsessing over this one part of your iPhone

It may seem like a lot for one piece of a phone, but the camera is actually made of 200 pieces, says Graham Townsend, the director who oversees it all, in an interview with "60 Minutes."<p>"To capture one image, there's actually 24 billion operations going on," Townsend told Charlie Rose.<p>One way the …

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

Photography

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

Polaroid Polaroid White Digital Camera

Make shopping NeimanMarcus.com faster and easier<p>Your browser doesn't let you enjoy all the benefits of our website. For a vastly improved shopping …

Polaroid Photography

Science Says It's More Than How You Look that Makes You Attractive

Attractiveness is more than just physical beauty. It is a magnetic force that pulls people together, connecting people of different sizes and shapes. …

Psychology