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Steel Sculptures Made of More Than 20,000 Chinese Characters

Composed of more than 20,000 Chinese characters, these intricate sculptures by Zheng Lu are soft and seamless in appearance despite their stainless steel makeup. The characters used are all chosen from Chinese texts and poems. For example, the sculpture that looks like a splash of water is …

Developer losing his vision launches campaign to jailbreak iOS 7

Three years ago, my friend Chris Maury, 27, realized he was straining his eyes to read words on a computer screen.<p>After paying a visit to his doctor, Maury was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration. Maury was told he would steadily lose his vision. No cure …

Google tries to protect partners, Nexus devices from Rockstar

Google is looking for an early victory against Rockstar, a patent troll company that’s suing several companies invested in the Android ecosystem.<p>Rockstar is a shell company created by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, and other companies that purchased the patent portfolio of the now-defunct Canadian …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

How NBA 2K14 uses real-life plays in the video game world

Coach Nick shows how a number of teams in NBA 2K14 utilize the same plays of their real-life equivalents.<p>Coach Nick spent time at the 2K Headquarters checking out all the amazing NBA 2K14 game play. He went through the sophistication of the offensive play calling and how the players run the sets …

Qatar told to respect rights of workers building 2022 World Cup stadiums

Qatar has been told it must respect the rights of workers building the 2022 World Cup stadiums by the world professional footballers' association, Fifpro.<p>The association has spoken out following a Guardian exposé of the exploitation of immigrant workers employed in the construction of the …

Australian quits election after Quran gaffe

An anti-immigration politician has withdrawn from the Australian election after the screening of an interview in which she called the Quran the "haram", said Islam was a country, and asserted that Jews followed Jesus.<p>Stephanie Banister quit as the One Nation party's candidate for Franklin, …

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At least 38 people were killed and 500 were injured this morning in Egypt after police and armed civilians opened fire on protestors.

At least 38 people were killed and 500 were injured this morning in Egypt after police and armed civilians opened fire on protestors.

International Olympic Committee Says Russian Anti-LGBT Laws Won't Be Enforced At Olympics

WASHINGTON — The International Olympic Committee announced Friday that Russian officials told the committee that anti-LGBT legislation recently passed in Russia "will not affect those attending or taking part in the Games."<p>The announcement from the body responsible for selecting the Russian city of …

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