Geertjan de Jong

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By 2019, Humans Will Be Outnumbered By Lego Minifigs

Since their introduction in 1978, Lego's Minifigs have, um, reproduced at a rapid rate. In fact, the toymaker has been making the little fellas at …

US CEOs break pay record as top 10 earners take home at least $100m each

Pay gaps within companies widen as top two earners, led by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, earn billion-dollar paychecks<p>• The 10 best-paid chief executives in America<p>For the first time ever, the 10 highest-paid chief executives in the US received more than $100m in compensation last year, and two took …

Today’s Apple Event: iPad 5, Mini retina, OS Mavericks, Mac Pro, and maybe ‘one more thing’

<b>Apple’s iPad event is happening now, follow our live blog here!</b><p>Tomorrow could almost be the collision of the tablet titans, as Apple will be unveiling new models, Nokia will be launching a tablet in Abu Dhabi (because those Abu Dhabians are massive tablet buyers), and Microsoft’s new Surface tablet …

Are Oreos really as addictive as cocaine?

A recent study claims that the biscuits are as addicting as cocaine. But tasty though they are, can Oreos really be that dangerous?<p>No. No, they're not.<p>It seems like everything can make us addicted these days. Our iPhones. The internet. Oreos. But just because something is pleasurable and causes a …

Can You Learn Real Racing Skills From Gran Turismo?

While there's an enormous leap from driving on a video game to driving a real racecar, a rising group of pro drivers say that yes, you can learn elite driving skills from virtual racing.<p><b>Great racers start young. Seven-time Formula</b> 1 world champion Michael Schumacher won his first kart championship …

Porsche patent sketches show removable headrest wind deflector

While driving around in a convertible might seem glamorous, ask anyone with long hair and they'll likely tell you how it really is: the wind buffets, your hair goes everywhere and it's anything but glamorous. That's why you see so many convertibles driving with their tops up, their windows up or …

Next Mercedes-Benz C-Class takes interior cues from CLA, S-Class

There's no shortage of Mercedes-Benz C-Class news of late, as we showed you a teaser video earlier today, along with the recent spate of spy photos that have been popping up. Now, we have official interior images of the new luxury sedan, showing off a cabin that is arguably nicer than any C-Class …

Heart-shaped boxes: The 10 greatest vans

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Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

New York Aerial | New York (by Tim Sklyarov)

<b>New York Aerial | New York</b> (by Tim Sklyarov)