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Colorful Shadow Figures Reveal the Superhero within Every Child's Imagination

Artist Jason Ratliff illustrates the power of imagination through something as simple as a shadow. His whimsical works feature children posing, as their exaggerated silhouettes take on the fantastical appearance of superheroes like Batman, Ironman, and Spider-Man. These fictional characters, …

Selling

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Photography

Architectural Symmetry

This Happy Monday we wander the streets of Amsterdam with photographer Dirk Bakker<p>When we think of the Netherlands we think of tulips, windmills, …

Design

How to Ensure Your Resume Gets Read

Get past the filters to the top of the pile<p>Job seekers fear the resume robots – the automatic filtering of resumes that prevents your application …

Employment

Google Now Lets You Hang The World’s Greatest Paintings Right In Your Browser

If you’re tired of blank, white “new tab” windows in your browser, Google has a solution. Its Cultural Institute–Google’s arm that works with museums–has released a Chrome extension that will hang works from artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Claude Monet in your browser. Whenever you …

Google

8 Ways You Are Ruining Your Outfit Without Realizing It

Don't stress! For every problem, there is a super-simple fix that will make it all better.<p><b>1. You have nipples on your shoulders from hanging your sweaters.</b>Stop it already! Colorful plastic hangers might brighten up your closet, but they are death to your clothes. <b>SOLUTION:</b> Either fold your knits or …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Earth Science

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensor should be better than Touch ID

Sensor uses ultrasonic waves to scan a 3D image of your finger<p>Ever since the iPhone 5S came out in 2013, Apple has had one feature no one could match: Touch ID. Samsung has just caught up with its new Galaxy S6, but in a few months a new technology from Qualcomm will likely best both of …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

BART Train toward San Francisco<br>Klodjana Dervishi<p>1 of 15<p>Apple is turning the spotlight on its users in a new international ad campaign that will see …

Photographers

Google is becoming a wireless carrier

Soon, you will be able to buy a smartphone not through Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile -- but with Google Wireless.<p>Google (GOOGL) will start selling cell phone service, the company's products chief Sundar Pichai announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. Google will formally …

Android News

7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year

The bull market in stocks is getting old.<p>It's been alive and kicking for nearly six years, carrying the S&P 500 215% higher and into uncharted territory. On top of that, the Nasdaq is knocking on the door of 5,000 for the first time in 15 years.<p>None of this means the party in stocks is over. …

Investing

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Artists' Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Home / ArtArtists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>By Alice Yoo on December 26, 2014<p>Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact …

InterAct

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Architecture

This Chrome extension will brighten your day every time you open a new tab

If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, do yourself a favor and install this extension right now. Just do it:<p>Earth View from Google Maps<p>The extension, released earlier this month by Google, displays a beautiful satellite photograph from somewhere in the world every time you open a new tab. …

Google

PEAR Brings Apple Watch Design to Android Wear

Back in March, Google announced Android Wear, a project that extends the company’s mobile operating system to wearables, kicking off with support for watches specifically.<p>A number of big-name brands have already used Wear on their timepieces, and some developers even let you create your own custom …

Noke is a Bluetooth padlock you unlock with your phone

Oh, the ol’ padlock. At this time of year it is on the back to school shopping lists of millions of students.<p>It’s also the inspiration behind the Noke by Fuz Designs, the latest runaway success project on Kickstarter.<p>Pronounced “No-key,” Fuz Designs (or “FŪZ” as it likes to spell itself) claims it …

Acer's new Chromebook 13 offers a high-resolution screen and all-day battery life

The first Chromebook with Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor promises to outgun and outlast the competition<p>There are Chromebooks with Samsung processors, Chromebooks with two types of Intel processors, and starting today, Chromebooks with Nvidia processors. The new Acer Chromebook 13 is the first …

How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future

You can't ride a bike in Seattle without thinking about the seven hills. (No one can agree on which ones make up "the seven," but they're not a friendly ride.) And you better think about the city's famously unpredictable weather patterns. And who knows? You might finish work and want to head …

New Google Chrome Experiment Takes You into Space

Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment focused on ISEE-3, a small NASA spacecraft that has roamed the Solar System for 36 years. The craft has now been turned into a ‘citizen science’ project thanks to a crowdfunding campaign.<p>The ISEE-3 is set to pass the Moon tomorrow and to mark this, Google …

Google developing Moto Maker-like smartphone customization tool called “Workshop”

Google is reportedly in the process of developing a new platform that will let users create custom smartphone cases and wallpapers. Referred to as “Workshop,” the budding project only works with the Nexus 5 for now, but it’s possible that it may support other devices whenever Mountain View …

"Moto Maxx" trademark hints at upcoming phone, or does it?

Motorola has filed a new trademark for a “Moto Maxx”, categorized under mobile phones, smartphones and accessories. It doesn’t take a mobile expert to realize this is probably a trademark for an upcoming smartphone, but confusion surrounds the mysterious device. Mostly because its name doesn’t …

Mobile Technology

Chat Directly on Article Page With Point

Typically when you share an article with your friends it’s hard to continue the conversation unless they comment on Facebook or reply on Twitter. With the Point Chrome extension,you can take that conversation right into the article.<p>The Point Chrome extension, available for free, gives you the …

Shazam's Song Recognition Superpowers Land On Desktop

Mac users can now take advantage of Shazam's music identifying service without touching their smartphone.<p>The company added a Mac app to its lineup …

Amazon is giving Prime users video credit for choosing slower shipping

Amazon has given its Prime subscribers a new perk, and it comes in the form of slower shipping. What’s the benefit of choosing the slower free …

15 Must-Have Apps for Android Wear

Last month at Google I/O, Android Wear was finally launched and two devices were released running the new platform; the Samsung Galaxy Gear Live and the LG G Watch.<p>Android Wear may only be a month old, but there are already a number of great apps for the smartwatch platform emerging …

Fixed, An App That Just Raised $1.2 Million, Fights Your Parking Tickets For You

David Hegarty and DJ Burdick cofounded Fixed last fall after Hegarty received five parking tickets in three weeks. Hegarty knew how to contest tickets, but he realized that his friends didn't and often just paid the fine.<p>"I'm a stickler for protesting all my parking tickets," he told Business …

San Francisco

Google May Be Breaking Into The Phablet Market In An Enormous Way

The company is reportedly working with Motorola on the phablet, which will supposedly come with a fingerprint sensor and will launch with major U.S. carriers.<p>It's unclear what the device will be called, but Google and Motorola are said to be calling it "Shamu" internally.<p>That size is unusually …

Nexus

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …