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The Lure Of Large Drives

The amount of digital data being created and stored is growing rapidly, by some estimates by over 40% annually. This rapid growth in stored digital content is leading to large data repositories. These repositories need a lot of storage in a limited space. They must also store this content cost …

Volkswagen Engineers Admit to Emissions Cheating

Several Volkswagen engineers have admitted manipulating carbon dioxide emissions data, saying the ambitious goals set by former Chief Executive …

USS Milwaukee tested at high speeds

10 Chic Clocks for Daylight Saving Time

No one seems to care about owning a clock any more. Phones have become our appendages and we’re dependent on them for just about everything—including the simple act of telling time. This Sunday at 2:00 a.m., daylight saving time will officially end, and while most will trust their iPhones and Apple …

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Brighton, England: The San Francisco of Silicon Valley's dreams

Jeremy Keith rounded a corner in his secondhand Converse, down an alleyway of <i>Portlandia</i> preciousness in the North Laine shops of Brighton, England’s …

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Articles about richly crafted and spacious boston apartment renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per …

How to Date a Beckham Boy

Brooklyn Beckham, the spawn of super-attractive power couple Victoria and David Beckham, is dating a model. But his new girlfriend, Sonia Ben Ammar, a 16-year-old French beauty, isn’t just a pretty face. She’s got punk-rock style, a cool attitude, and of course, serious social media game. Here, a …

On a Scale of 1 to 10, Silicon Valley's Lack of Racial Diversity Is a 7

Ten was the worst.<p><i>Hearing from the leaders of the tech world is always revealing, and very often surprising. In our second annual Silicon Valley Insiders Poll, a panel of 101 executives, innovators, and thinkers weigh in on some of the biggest technological, political, and cultural questions of the</i> …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Small Spaces

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Why is the idea of downsizing such a common daydream? Perhaps we equate paring down belongings and reducing domestic square footage with having a simpler, happier life. After all, being unencumbered by the unnecessary …

Windows 10 grabs 7.94% market share, slowly stealing from Windows 7 and XP

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade isn’t winning over as many users as the company probably had hoped. After three months, Windows 10 has captured almost 8 percent market share, according to the latest figures from Net Applications.<p>Windows 10 was installed on over 75 million PCs in its first four …

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Portraits of Modern Day Witches, Healers, Spell Casters and Visionaries

Elwinga, a Druid<p><i>Women of Power</i> is Warsaw-based photographer Katarzyna Majak‘s series celebrating the spiritual women living in Poland. Ranging in …

Russian Crash in the Sinai: Plane 'Broke Up in the Air,' Official Says

World<p>The Russian plane that crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula "broke up in the air," a Russian aviation official said on Sunday, as airlines halted flights over the region while waiting for clarity on what downed the airliner.<p>Viktor Sorochenko, an official with the Intergovernmental Aviation …

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Did Amazon Just Sound The Death Knell For Groupon?

On Friday, Amazon quietly announced that it will shut down its Amazon Local services.<p>Those two services were set up by Amazon specifically to compete with Groupon four years ago in the heyday of Groupon.<p>We all remember our inboxes getting inundated with “deals” from merchants via Groupon, …

Photographer Captures the Amazingly Ornate Ceilings of Roman Churches on an Architectural Pilgrimage

French architect and photographer Florian Pagano spent his honeymoon on an architectural pilgrimage documenting the ornate ceilings of the many churches of Rome. Capturing the overwhelming details and intense colour scope with HDR photographic techniques, Pagano's images transport viewers straight …

Is Wileyfox Swift 2015's Best Budget Smartphone?

WileyFox is a new name to the smartphone world. The British-based company has brought together partners from around the world to produce its first two handsets, the Swift and the Storm. They both promise an open and ‘freedom-rich’ experience with high specifications at a competitive price.<p>Today I’m …

Drunk Settlers To Blame For Aussie Accent, Lecturer Says

It's a highly controversial theory among other academics.<p>Scientists have long known that the modern Australian accent developed from a combination of European settlers' and Aborigines' pronunciations -- but a provocative new theory claims the accent may also have boozy origins.<p>Dean Frenkel, a …

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Denmark says it isn’t the socialist utopia Bernie Sanders thinks it is

In the first Democratic primary debate, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders spoke of their fondness for Denmark.<p>Sanders, in particular, suggested that the US could adopt a socialist system by emulating Scandinavia. “I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway, and …

Heidi Klum Dressed as Jessica Rabbit Is Terrifying for All the Wrong Reasons

If there is one thing Heidi Klum has become known for since retiring from the runways, it's her extravagant Halloween parties, and more importantly, her equally extravagant costumes. She used to involve ex-husband Seal in the festivities, but divorce doesn't exactly encourage people to have fun and …

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20 Years of Karl Fritsch

“A ring can be everything,” explains German-born, New Zealand based jewelry artist Karl Fritsch, whose first U.S. retrospective is now on view at New York’s Salon 94. “There are so many reasons to wear a ring and there are often stories attached to them. Jewelry is like a memory container for all …

New plant tests US appetite for seawater desalination

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — There's far more riding on the Americas' largest seawater desalination plant than the 50 million gallons of drinking water it …

Big, beautiful photos of the first Apple Store created by Apple's design boss Jony Ive

Located in the heart of Belgium, this new location was designed by Sir Jony Ive, Apple's design genius who ultimately controls how the company's bestselling hardware and software looks and feels.<p>Though Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is famously known for partially designing many of the Apple Stores, …

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Why Tesla is losing its luster

When Tesla Motors Inc. reports third quarter earnings Tuesday, Nov. 3, it will do so in a headwind of growing skepticism around the Elon Musk-led …

Rediscover Failed Eastern Utopias in Stark Winter Photographs

Exploring Danila Tkachenko's silent and snowy photographs of abandoned buildings in Eastern Europe.<p>As society creates utopian visions of the future and strives towards constant technological progress, Danila Tkachenko’s current project explores forgotten and incomplete dreams of the past. <i>Restricted</i> …

There have been more malware attacks on Macs this year than the last five years combined

Of course, Macs are hardly immune to cyber attacks, but hackers and attackers usually target the most popular operating systems, and before the rise of the Mac, that meant targeting the PC more than the Mac.<p>But with more and more people buying Macs in recent years, the number of cyber attacks has …

1969: Photos of the historic Rolling Stones comeback concert in Hyde Park

Rolling Stones in Hyde Park<p>Featuring wannabe bikers and dead butterflies.<p>On July 5, 1969, the Rolling Stones headlined a free music festival in …

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