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After a four-year feud, Target has started selling Amazon products again

Perceptive visitors to Target's website this week may spot a handful of new, but familiar, products: e-readers and tablets built by Amazon. The devices are being sold online by the retailer for the first time after a four-year absence, and, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>, will also return to …

eCommerce

Apple's Store app knows what you want and when it's in stock

Apple's Store app (not to be confused with Apple's <i>​App​</i> <i>Store</i>) that provides info about its bricks-and-mortar retail locations adds a few decent features today, including knowing when your order is ready to pick up, for less in-store loitering time.<p>The update also adds the ability to recommend …

Apps

Why It Sucks to Play 'Pokemon Go' If You Don't Live in a White Neighborhood

The game broke the Internet, but not everywhere equally.<p>This week, the Urban Institute released a report on the equitable distribution of resources or lack thereof in Pokémon Go. As it turns out, in Pok—don’t laugh! It’s a thing! The most interesting thing about playing Pokémon Go is where you play …

How Google put Rio's favelas on the map in time for the Olympics

The favelas, or slums, of Rio de Janeiro have had a lot of bad press in the run-up to the Olympics. We've seen stories of violence, gun battles and …

Brazil

Povie is a Lanyard-Style Mount for Smartphone Cameras

Setting up one of those “hands-in-bowls” time-lapse recipe videos that are oh-so-popular on the internet right now can be trickier than it looks …

Exploring the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains

Photographer Kellen Mohr spent 12 months—on and off—wandering the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, sometimes by way of quick car-accessible excursions and sometimes on multi-day hikes. Along the way, he captured his experiences on 35mm photography. In a brief photo essay, Mohr presents a …

Hiking

How to shoot an iconic whiskey ad on a giant ice cube

When I first saw this one I thought that it had to be CG. I was wrong, very wrong. Built around a giant ice cube, this is actually a very intricately …

Mesmerizing Sculptural Scents

Le créateur de fragrance londonien Laboratory Perfumes s’est associé à Zuza Mengham afin de célébrer la sortie de la 5ème création olfactive du …

Art

Live Science

Amazing auroras<p>The aurora borealis — a cosmic event caused by charged electrons interacting with elements in Earth's atmosphere — creates …

The Modern-Day Cinderellas of Colombia

In many parts of South America, a girl’s fifteenth birthday is a moment of great importance. <i>Quinceañera</i> marks the transition from childhood to young …

Adorable Portraits of Rescued Baby Sloths

Photographer and conservationist Sam Trull originally moved to Costa Rica to study primates… then she met her first sloth. It was <i>Slothlove</i> at first …

Costa Rica

World's top 10 cities with most millionaires[1]

No 7 Amsterdam, h igh net worth individual ( HNWI) density: 2.70 percent<p>Monaco has the highest percentage of millionaires with almost one in three …

Obsessed with Food? Grab Your Fork: Eater Joins Flipboard

Eater is the place for food, drink and restaurant lovers. With journalists on the ground in 23 cities across America, Eater has a unique mix of super-local dining scene news with award-winning long-form journalism. Find a place to eat on your next vacation to Las Vegas, see what’s opening around …

The Week in Review: Zika Virus Spreads through the Americas

The daunting prospect of a Zika threat in North America became a reality last Friday when public health officials confirmed 15 cases the virus in South Florida, prompting an unprecedented travel warning to Miami from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).<p>The disease garnered widespread attention …

Pictures of the Week 8.4.16

Take a Tour of the Historic Homes in Charleston, South Carolina Photos

Frances Benjamin Johnston, a prominent photojournalist who made her mark documenting southern architecture undergoing restoration for <i>Town and Country</i> magazine in the 20s, was the inspiration for a new book by photographers Steve Gross and Susan Daley. In <i>Historic Charleston & The Lowcountry</i> (Gibbs …

South Carolina

How designer Heather Dubbeldam plans to change Canada's conversation about sustainable housing

The ZEB Pilot House by the Norwegian-American firm Snohetta is a pilot project toward zero-emission buildings. (Photos by Bruce Damonte)<p><b>A better way to live</b><p><b>Fresh off winning this year’s Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, Heather Dubbeldam and her firm are set to explore why Canada is</b> …

10 Coffee Table Books That Will Inspire Your Next Redesign Photos

No coffee table is really complete without a coffee-table book or two. Designed for display, these typically oversize tomes are the perfect showcase for gorgeous photography, which may be why there are so many coffee-table books dedicated to architecture and design. Here, we highlight some of our …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Muxin Design brings the ’forest’ into Chinese office to create natural vitality

<b>China-based design firm</b> <b>Muxin Design</b> <b>has reconstructed Chinese office space with curvilinear shapes, furnitures and fixtures in a high-rise building</b> …

Top Designers Debate Minimalism vs. Maximalism

We asked six talents to sound off on two equally chic aesthetics<p>Do you believe less is more or more is more? Do you like to stick with the essentials, or do you bring home something new from every excursion? Do you prefer a foundation of serene neutral hues, or are you drawn to no-holds-barred …

Minimalism

This Pen Is Totally Over-Engineered. We Dig It Anyway.

RIIND is a young design studio founded by two MIT engineering graduates, and its first product is a pen.<p>You might be thinking, <i>okay, two MIT engineers</i> …

Engineering

Imaginative Illustration Series

Originaire de Hong Kong, Peony Yip est une illustratrice qui travaille sous le mystérieux nom de <i>White Deer</i>. Et c’est d’une manière aussi mystérieuse …

10,000 supporters send fan-proposed Women of NASA set to Lego for official review

Five incredible women who made memorable contributions to NASA are one step closer to being immortalized in Lego thanks to 10,000 online …

Lego

Facebook's changing its algorithms. You'll never guess what happens next

Facebook is changing the way the News Feed works and you will be shocked by what it has done. Or, maybe not.<p>The social network is changing its …

The founders of Genius don’t want to be startup bros anymore

Goodbye, Wayfarers. Hello, potential advertisers!<p>A lot has changed since 2013, when the photo of the three founders of Rap Genius, above, was taken: One of the founders, Mahbod Moghadam, was fired; the company changed its name to Genius; and the two remaining founders, Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory, …

Valve opens up the HTC Vive’s tracking system to third-party developers

One of the most technically advanced features of the HTC Vive virtual reality system is the way it tracks a user’s motions inside their play space. Valve, which collaborated with HTC to build the Vive, just opened its ‘Lighthouse tracking system’ up to third-party hardware developers building on …

This one chart explains why the creators of Pokémon Go are shutting down the game's most useful apps

Niantic defended the move earlier this week by claiming that those sites, and the massive amounts of data they had to pull to work, were putting a lot of stress on the servers.<p>That stress had been translating into making the game unreliable for players all over the globe, which is bad given that …

Pokémon