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Amazon reveals new details to make drone-filled airspace safer

Amazon wants drones to be the future of rapid product delivery, but there are many regulatory hurdles ahead before it could become a reality.<p>At …

David Cameron under growing pressure over TV debates

Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage write to PM, who is refusing to take part unless Greens are included alongside Ukip<p>The leaders of Labour, the Liberal Democrats and Ukip have written to David Cameron saying they will press ahead with television debates without him unless he agrees to take …

Downing Street

Digging Up Ads From WWII—When They Pushed Products No One Could Buy

During World War II, companies stayed in the public eye by advertising products—often with the government's help—that weren't available to civilians.<p>In the May 1944 issue of <i>National Geographic</i>, an advertisement shows a U.S. military officer in a dark war room, using a Bell & Howell Filmo projector, …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Wearable Tech

Beautiful Photographs of Microscopic Plankton that Look Like Photos of Outer Space

When you look at the photographs in her series <i>Into the Umbra</i>, photographer Julia Bennett wants you to think you’re looking at outer space. And then, …

Durant drops 27 in debut, but Thunder falls to Pelicans

With Kevin Durant returning to the Oklahoma City lineup, all eyes were on the reigning league MVP anticipating how quickly he'd reclaim his throne. Anthony Davis gave Durant a glimpse of the player who may be in the process of unseating him for good.<p>Davis had a double-double (25 points, 10 …

Basketball

Oculus Rift launch "many months" away, not "four or five years"

Those waiting to get their hands on the consumer version of Oculus Rift won’t have to wait “years” for the virtual reality headset, according to …

Chris Roberts talks Star Citizen and textures with AMD | PC Invasion

Cloud Imperium want to push the boundaries with textures in Star Citizen and are developing the game with the future in mind.

Apple’s 1986 Fashion Line Has Become Fashionable For The First Time

1986’s geekwear would fit into any Brooklyn bar today.<p>It’s easy to forget that Steve Jobs had a few bad ideas. For instance, after visiting Sony in the 1980s and admiring the zealous, uniformed staff, he pitched Apple’s own employees on adopting a mandatory look: a rip-stop nylon jacket, …

Clothing

York

Marketing Exec Ivy Ross Is The New Head Of Google Glass

Some significant HR changes at Google Glass we’re hearing. First off is the departure of lead electrical engineer Adrian Wong, to competing facecomputer Oculus. Second off is the bringing on of Art.com’s Chief Marketing Officer Ivy Ross to head the division.<p>The Harvard-trained Ross has a rich, …

The flying aircraft carrier from 'The Avengers' is real, sort of

We might be decades from a full-sized version capable of transporting billion-dollar jet planes, but <i>Flite Test's</i> Heli Carrier should still delight fans of <i>The</i> <i>Avengers</i>. The remote-controlled carrier is made out of about $1,000 worth of components, including a modified quadcopter. In its latest …

Apple Products Are Under Attack By A Vicious New Malware Called 'WireLurker'

It is called "WireLurker." The malware was discovered by the cybersecurity software maker Palo Alto Networks. WireLurker zeroes in on OS X desktop software and Apple's iOS mobile operating system.<p>What does it do?<p>WireLurker installs malicious third-party apps on iPhones and iPads.<p>Luckily for the …

Palo Alto Networks

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How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter

Offer something other than your desperate self on a platter–plus seven more tips from Indexed cartoonist Jessica Hagy.<p>Write one. Your resume checks off key words and gets your information in front of someone, but it’s not enough to get you an interview. Use the power of the cover letter for your …

Employment

Jade plant - Crassula

Top 10 NASA Approved Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality - DIY & Crafts

Aloe Vera<p>Many people have Aloe Vera in their homes because of its healing ability. The gel inside the leaves is excellent for helping to heal burns …

Plants

Spotlight: Tech Columnist Rob Walker

MagMaker / September 15, 2014<p><b>My name</b> is Rob Walker and <b>my medium is</b> procrastinating.<p><b>My love of</b> art + tech collisions is partly a result of my work for …

New Hand-Cut Layered Glass Sculptures of Ocean Waves by Ben Young

Sydney-based artist Ben Young, whose gorgeous, handcrafted glass sculptures of ocean waves brought him to the forefront of Australia's budding glass art scene, recently unveiled a new collection of aquatic pieces to be displayed at the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in …

Sculpture

Architizer

Eight Health Workers in Guinea Killed By Villagers Fearful of Ebola

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Eight people from a delegation of Guinean government officials and journalists were killed in a …

Putin Could Pull Plug on Russia's Internet During War or Protests

The Kremlin is mulling measures to cut Russia off the global internet network in case of emergencies, including mass protests, it has been …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

Photography

What Google Cars Can Learn From Killer Robots

Robot cars and military robots have more in common than you’d think. Some accidents with self-driving cars will result in fatalities, and this may be troubling in ways that human-caused fatalities are not. But is it really worse to be killed by a robot than by a drunk driver—or by a renegade …