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Stunning New Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama continues his adventures with his trusty laser cutter (affectionately called “Elsie”) to produce his distinct, intricate wood-relief sculptures. By layering pieces of laser-cut mahogany plywood, Schama's works are able to achieve a 3D effect, offering a patterned …

$95-Million Penthouse Offers Breathtaking Views of New York City 1,396 Feet Above the Ground

A new landmark will soon be joining the iconic New York City skyline: 432 Park Avenue, the address of a 1,396-foot condo tower that is now the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets in midtown Manhattan, the 96-story skyscraper …

Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Illusion of a Levitating Building in London

This surreal architectural sculpture, entitled <i>Take My Lightning But Don't Steal My Thunder</i>, is a mind-blowing piece in which a section of a building appears to be levitating in mid-air. Created by British artist and designer Alex Chinneck, the large-scale optical illusion sits directly in Covent …

CDC: U.S. health worker with Ebola should not have flown on commercial jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> The second Dallas health care worker who was found to have the Ebola virus should not have boarded a commercial jet Monday, health officials say.<p>Because she had helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and because another health worker who cared for Duncan had been diagnosed with …

Looks Like There's A Prototype iPhone 6 On eBay

The story goes like this: A Verizon customer was sent a prototype iPhone 6 when renewing their contract and instead of returning it, the owner has decided to sell it on eBay.<p>The alleged prototype device is pictured in diagnostic mode and isn’t running the consumer release of iOS, instead offering …

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Close A Round With New “Inbound” Tools And Techniques On AngelList

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Antony Brydon, an entrepreneur who has raised ten seed, debt, and venture rounds for four startups in the last decade and is currently a co-founder at Directly. Follow him on Twitter</i> <i>@abrydon.</i><p>Last week, my company Directly closed a $1.75 million seed round using an “inbound” approach …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

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The 12 Best Viral Videos Of 2013

Each and every one of these videos were worthy of your time. This should both delight and terrify anyone trying to have their voice heard across the …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Surreal Images of Faceless Men Stuck Between Two Worlds

Photographer Christopher Ryan McKenney plays with the visibility of men in nature, masking their faces in draped cloth or removing their heads entirely. Each surreal image depicts an incomplete man who appears to be in the process of either materializing or disappearing into thin air. Mystery …

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Colorful Experimental Photography by Luka Klikovac

Colorful Photography.<p>The selected colorful images are part of an experimental photo series by Luka Klikovac from Belgrade, Serbia. The photographer …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

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Sony plans to sell 5 million PlayStation 4 consoles by the end of the fiscal year

Ambition? Sony's got that. The company just announced during its Tokyo Game Show keynote that it plans to sell a solid five million PlayStation 4 consoles by the end of the fiscal year. It's a bold enough goal on its own, but doubly so when one considers the bomb the company dropped last week: the …

Lightsaber Wedding Cake Knife

(Photo: Megan Finley)<p>It's all fun and games until someone loses an arm.<p>Fine. Use your lightsaber to cut the cake. Just know when to stop slicing and …

The Alchemist to Open This October in Midtown

There's a "swanky new Midtown restaurant opening in October" and its called <b>The Alchemist</b>. Miami.com reports the new spot will be headed by "Paul Bocuse institute trained chef <b>Christophe Chastang</b>", who's going to prepare "two menu options: the Petite Degustation of five courses at $90 a person or the …

6 'College Life Hacks' That Will Help You Succeed

A recent thread on Reddit asked: what are your best college life hacks?<p>The answers covered everything from going to professors' office hours to scouting out the best bathrooms on campus to finding the right friends to spend your four years at college with.<p>Here's some of the best advice we</b> …

The War on Drugs Is Far More Immoral Than Most Drug Use

A prohibitionist says libertarians dismiss moral considerations when they call for legalization. The truth is quite the opposite.<p>Reuters<p>Perhaps I should be more specific.<p>See the man in the photo at the top of this article? It isn't immoral for him to light a plant on fire, inhale the smoke, and …

Great Moments In Drug War Propaganda

Yes, so America and its allies may have failed in the 100-year war on (some) drugs. We may have spent well over a trillion dollars, imprisoned tens of thousands of nonviolent offenders, caused who knows how much violence and who knows how many deaths in collateral damage, and wreaked havoc on the …

Holder calls for scaled-back use of mandatory minimum drug sentences

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that he is changing Justice Department policy so that "low-level, nonviolent" drug offenders will no longer face mandatory minimum prison sentences.<p>Holder announced the overhaul during a speech to the American Bar Association in San Francisco.<p>"Too many …

Legislature stepping away from drug war

A bill approved by the Assembly and heading to the Senate would give prosecutors flexibility in sentencing for low-level offenses.<p>September 08, 2013|George Skelton | Capitol Journal<p>Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks), one of Sacramento's most… (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles…)<p>SACRAMENTO — If you get …

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