Barry Huchingson

46 Added | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | 4 Following | @IWantTacoBell | An aussie man who is from the UK. I live with my cat Oscar (see picture). Takes vacation to japan on summer.

FireFox OS – Branding Illustrations by Martijn Rijven

FireFox OS Brand Mascots.<p>Amsterdam, Netherlands based graphic designer and illustrator Martijn Rijven was commission by Wolff Olins to create a …

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XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism • Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch • Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls • Company says it is legally compelled to comply<p>Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services …

Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise states that offered asylum<p>The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused the US of waging a campaign of "historically disproportionate aggression" against him during an extraordinary meeting …

NSA surveillance: French human rights groups seek judicial investigation

Two groups file lawsuit in attempt to prompt investigation in France into disclosures made by Edward Snowden<p>Two human rights groups have filed a lawsuit in Paris seeking an investigation into whether the US National Security Agency violated French privacy laws by secretly collecting massive amounts …

5 Cars That Defined the Woodie—and the 5 Worst Woodies Ever Made

Once the mark of quality craftsmanship, wood paneling on cars became a phony vinyl travesty in the 70s and 80s. We remember the glory days of the woodie—and the ignominious era of faux wood.<p>In the earliest days of the automobile, creating steel stampings for bodies was more expensive than making …

Classic Cars

Welcome to the third installment of #ArtThursday! Today we make our way to National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, home of "The Awakening." This dramatic sculpture, created in 1980 by J. Seward Johnson, Jr., is made of five separate pieces to give the impression of a giant struggling to free himself from the earth. The tallest piece of the aluminum sculpture is the arm, which extends 17 feet (5.2 meters) into the air. To see more photos of "The Awakening," tap the blue location link above. Photo by @heyterri.

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Capture Flooded Views of Cityscapes by Getting Low Above Choppy Water

Photographer Rupert Jordan has been working on a quirky concept lately. He wanted to capture London’s landmarks in an “unusual way,” so he decided to …

Carl Icahn improves Dell counter-offer

<b>Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has improved his bid to thwart proposals to take computer maker Dell private.</b><p>Mr Icahn is now offering the right to buy more Dell shares at a later date to his previous share buyback plan.<p>In May, Dell's board recommended that shareholders should accept a $24.4bn …

Carl Icahn

Telegrams STOP: End of service delivering joy and heartache

<b>India's last telegram will be sent on Sunday night as the country's state-run telegraph service shuts down. It has been in decline for decades, but once touched the lives of millions of Indians every year, writes Geeta Pandey.</b><p>As a child growing up in Calcutta in the 1970s and 1980s, I always felt a …

India

Valve debuts Pipeline, a portal for teens seeking the greatest internship ever

Valve is proving its unicorn status amongst game developers once again. This time, by hiring a group of handsome teenagers to work within its secretive walls. Pipeline is the latest experiment from the company famous for resonance cascades, and its focus is prepping high schoolers for a career in …

How the Pentagon Could Destroy All Monsters

PM would like to offer the following advice when taking down massive reptiles that have bad intentions.<p><i>This post was originally published in July 2013. We find that its suggestions are still valid for</i> Pacific Rim<i>'s latest installment,</i> Pacific Rim Uprising<i>.</i><p>First, don't go toe-to-toe with them on the …

Military

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Rating The Venture Capitalists

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.</i><p>For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who …

Instagram invades the Web with embeds for photos and videos

New feature exposes Instagram images and footage to new audiences and creates a rivalry with Twitter as a source for breaking news.<p>Instagram is bringing its photos and videos to the rest of the Web with a new embedding feature.<p>The Facebook-owned application, which has more than 130 million active …

Instagram

Xbox One chief product officer admits big mistakes in messaging

Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten admitted that Microsoft made mistakes in communicating its policies on digital rights to its consumers, according an IGN interview.<p>The mistakes started on May 21, when the company announced its next-generation console, and then those missteps multiplied …

Paintings by Joseph Zbukvic

Globalfoundries' $6 billion New York chip plant waits for Apple

Apple could turn upstate New York into a global chipmaking hot spot if its rumored discussions with Globalfoundries bear fruit.<p>Build it and Apple will come?<p>Globalfoundries has a spanking-new $6 billion semiconductor plant/campus (though, when an additional development center is construced, will be …

New York State

Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

Sports Cars

Brendon Gibbens, Central America

Central America

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Prefab Homes

20 Movies You Can't Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

'Jurassic Park,' 'Free Willy,' 'Rudy' and more<p>Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? …

Movies

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

France