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Design Principles: Master Compositional Flow and Rhythm

<i>Have you ever opened a website or picked up a brochure or flyer searching for some information, only to feel like it’s going to be impossible to find</i> …

UI Design

Hilariously Geeky Photo Project Shows Mundane Life of Darth Vader

“Star Wars” hype is at an all-time high. The teaser trailers, the TV spots, the toys, the apparel, the video games and more. It's an amazing …

40 Brilliant and Complex Topics Explained Perfectly By Infographics

<i>How do you make complicated subjects like the carbon budget or the future of big data seem approachable or even entertaining?</i>The answer is simple: …

Infographics

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

UnitedHealth Group May Leave Obamacare Exchanges By 2017

UnitedHealth Group, in a surprising announcement, said this morning it has revised its profit expectations for the rest of the year due to what it called a “deterioration” of its individual commercial insurance offerings on government-run exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and offered no …

Health Care

William Shatner Dressed Up as a Stormtrooper and Sang "Girl Crush" During The CMA Awards

NASA marks 15 years of space station occupation

Space Station

Pinterest

ExIm Finally Comes to a House Vote, and Sails Through. Plus Bonus Hastert-Rule Discussion!

This is a closing-the-loop note. After the travails of the past few months, as recorded in the other items in this Thread, the re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank finally made its way to the House floor. And when it did …<p>***<p>The most intriguing part of the vote is not that all but one of the …

Wikipedia

This Kid Made the Ultimate PowerPoint to Convince His Parents to Let Him Play GTA V

It’s not easy being 13. You’re no longer a tween, but not <i>really</i> a teenager either. And let’s not even talk about the tortures of puberty.<p>Another …

Grand Theft Auto

North American XB-70 Valkyrie Moves Into Museum’s Fourth Building

VIDEO: Rossi vs. Marquez--The Vendetta!

The Rossi vs. Marquez Sepang clash has become a giant internet creature of its own, with every news outlet and pundit on digital earth shotgunning …

AgustaWestland AW609 tilt-rotor prototype aircraft crashes in Italy killing two test pilots

An AW609 has crashed today killing two pilots.<p>An AgustaWestland AW609 prototype has crashed near Santhià, in northwestern Italy, killing two test …

Aviation

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community

Riad Chikhani Contributor<p>Riad Chikhani is co-founder and CEO of gaming social network Gamurs.<p>Since its commercial birth in the 1950s as a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has blossomed into one of the most profitable entertainment industries in the world.<p>The mobile technology boom in …

Retrogaming

The Path To Expertise

Mark Engelberg Contributor<p>Mark Engelberg is a math and computer science teacher, inventor, and former programmer. For ThinkFun, he invented CodeMaster, which helps to develop the logical thinking skills in kids 6+. He used to be a virtual reality programmer at NASA, where he worked on the Hubble …

Computer Science

The inside story behind Apple's secret code names

Most of them are fun jokes, but one has even landed Apple in a lawsuit with a famous astronomer.<p>Here are nine of the best code names for Apple products:

Super cool video shows the rehearsal of Axalp 2015 live firing exercise

Here’s how a neutral country protects its airspace.<p>Even if this year’s edition of the famous Axalp “unconventional” and unique airshow, planned for …

A new Star Trek series will premiere in 2017

<i>Star Trek</i> fans clamoring for a new TV series rejoice. CBS has just confirmed that <i>a</i> new <i>Trek</i> series is being developed and will debut in January 2017 on CBS before the rest of the series airs exclusively on CBS All-Access. The promised show will also be the first new series since the cancellation of</i> …

Star Trek

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Physics

Apple’s survey app helps venues easily create indoor maps

Apple has quietly launched a dedicated indoor positioning app on iOS, letting business owners map out their venues using just their iPhones. The Indoor Survey App was first spotted on the App Store by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, and although it doesn't appear in search, it's easily accessible …

App Store

Northrop Grumman lands USAF deal for new long-range strike bomber

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced on Tuesday that the DoD has awarded Northrop Grumman the lead contract for the US military's upcoming Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRSB). The contract is valued $60 billion, making it the single largest airframe contract …

Apple calls 2015 'most successful year ever' after making reported $234bn

Firm now has more money in the bank than the annual GDP of Czech Republic, Peru and New Zealand, after selling 48m iPhones in latest quarter<p>Apple has more than $205bn of cash in the bank, the company revealed on Tuesday as its chief executive Tim Cook said the firm had made more than $234bn in …

World Bank

In the rearview mirror: car designer warns on Google game changer | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - The days of cheap and cheerful cars like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla may be numbered as technology firms Google and Apple muscle into the auto industry, and change the way people own and drive cars.<p>Ken Okuyama, high-end Japanese designer of the Ferrari F60 Enzo and Porsche …

Automotive Industry

More Apple Watch Wallpapers For Your Customizing Pleasure

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to designer Stefan Poulos’ collection of Apple Watch “Face” wallpapers. Since then, he’s continued his work, …

Apple Watch

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Hornet Ball 2015 is the most exciting Naval Aviation video you’ll see this year

Stunning footage from U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet strike-fighter aviation community.<p>This year’s West Coast Hornet Ball video is simply amazing.<p>Produced …

Allan Wright: the award-winning RAF ace recognised for his death-defying sorties during the Battle of Britain

The seat of his Spitfire Mark I had as yet no armour plating, and he still wore the white pilot’s overalls and leather helmet of peacetime – but the …

Skreemr concept could travel five times faster than Concorde

London to New York in half an hour? Skreemr concept could travel FIVE times faster than Concorde<p><b>Skreemr concept with 4 wings and 2 rockets is the</b> …

Serena Williams

Review gives NASA's Space Launch System the tick of approval

The first of three planned configurations of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), known as Block 1, has completed and passed the final Critical Design …