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Duncan Jones: 'Warcraft will right the wrongs of game movies'

Like every parent, David Bowie told his son to put down the console and play outside. But that young gamer has grown into the director of the first World of Warcraft movie. Duncan Jones on tackling a $100m fantasy epic<p>When he was a child growing up in the 1980s, Duncan Jones would often stay up …

David Bowie

These 4K Videos of Japan Will Get You on the Next Plane to Tokyo

Ready your passports.<p>This YouTube channel, called TokyoStreetView, offers hours and hours of ultra HD videos of daily life in Japan. The word “Tokyo” …

This Android malware is so bad, you might be better off buying a new phone

We've seen Android malware that takes your photos and videos for ransom, and there's one that can mimic your phone's shutdown process and spy on you …

The Effect of Visuals in Daily Business Operations

The times when visual content was associated with more 'light-hearted' businesses like entertainment or lifestyle journalism are long gone. Social media conquest of Internet proved that people love visuals and turned channels centered around images alone like Instagram, Pinterest or YouTube into …

Built from Scrap: This CNC Machine Was Made for $160

There’s been a surge in affordable desktop CNC routers over the past few years, but you’d be surprised at how easily you can cobble your own together. Using dirt-cheap chipboard, an Arduino, motor breakout board, angled aluminum, and a few gears and servos pulled from a tray-style computer CD …

Arduino

7 cool Raspberry Pi 2 projects (and a sweet deal)

Raspberry Pi 2 is a small and affordable computer that allows you to do just about anything you can imagine. From creating cameras to watch wildlife, to digital picture frames, to automating your home, many of these things can be achieved DIY-style with the affordable micro-computer<p>Over on The Next …

Using Color When Designing Apps Or Websites

One thing that is absolutely essential the the overall success of your website is being able to select the right color scheme.When it comes to other …

UI Design

Kangaroo is a portable, phone-sized Windows 10 desktop PC that costs $99

The Kangaroo from InFocus isn’t the smallest PC in the world, but among miniature computers it could be the most versatile.<p>The $99 Windows 10 PC is small enough to fit in a pocket, and comes with a proprietary dock for connecting with external monitors over HDMI. The idea is that you could buy …

This very fat dog flew first class on American Airlines

<i>UPDATE 7:40 p.m. ET: Mashable has learned that the dog's name is Hank and he belongs to Kari Whitman, an interior designer who founded Ace of Hearts</i> …

‘Sword Coast Legends’ Is the Dungeons & Dragons Video Game You’ve Been Waiting For

The transition from tabletop to computer screen has rarely been smooth, but D&D players might finally have a winner.<p>It must be daunting to begin work on a Dungeons & Dragons video game. Though there's a ton of cultural cachet in the property, it has an intense, loyal following, fans that are …

4 New Books That Can Change Your Entrepreneurial Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We read to know we’re not alone. -- William Nicholson<p>As a lifelong entrepreneur, and an advocate of embracing the journey through business and life, the above statement couldn’t be more true. Reading doesn't just allow you to learn about …

Bookstore-Themed Tokyo Hotel is a Charming Literary Haven Lined with Shelves of Books

Designed to resemble an inviting book store, the Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo offers its guests the chance to experience what they consider the “greatest moment of sleep”–the point where you are so absorbed in a really good book that you just nod off in the midst of reading. The recently opened …

Books

This 11-Year-Old Can Boost Your Password Game For Just $2

For a world that runs on passwords, most of us really don't know how to manage them. We’re bad at keeping track of them, bad about diversifying, bad …

Company That Promised a $70,000 Minimum Wage Is Reaping Rewards

But the CEO is living modestly<p>A Seattle-based credit-card processing company made headlines in April when the CEO announced that it would raise the …

Manga Creator Kōji Miyata Passes Away at 34

Creator drew Kikimimi Zukan, Mahiru ni Miyoko, Inugami-hime ni Kuchizuke<p>Manga creator Kōji Miyata passed away last Thursday, October 22, due to …

Japanese Food: "Would You Like Salted Fish Guts With That?"

As a long time resident of a major, mid-Atlantic American city (Philadelphia), I considered myself quite cosmopolitan in terms of my exposure to foreign food, including Japanese. However, after two weeks of eating Japanese food---in Japan of all places---I realize that sushi from an American …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

How the NSA broke encryption on trillions of secure connections

Some Edward Snowden leaks have revealed that the NSA and other intelligence agencies can break encryption barriers for mass surveillance purposes. It …

Surveillance

Security Features

Your encrypted data is not accessible to us<p>ProtonMail's zero access architecture means that your data is encrypted in a way that makes it …

Encryption

34 Epic Jack-O'-Lantern Ideas To Try Out This Halloween

Carving pumpkins is one of fall's best activities. If you have kids, it's a great family activity, but even if you don't, hacking apart the autumn staples and putting them out on your porch can inspire a ton of compliments and it will make you feel quite artistic.<p>For a bit of inspiration, here are …

Want a taste of Bono's high-end home automation system? Try this DIY system

The company that makes the home automation software inside Bono’s castle and Steve Jobs’ yacht has now decided to build a product for the mass market.<p>…

72 Hours in Tokyo

Soaring skyscrapers, sacred temples and sushi bars all jostle for space in Japan's neon-lit capital. Sara D'Souza discovers what makes Tokyo tick in …

4 Success Secrets of Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

While a bit of luck and maybe some prayer to the deity of your choice can't hurt, the most successful entrepreneurs have common traits that separate them from the wannabes.<p>There's no microwave-ready recipe for success, so these aren't five-minute fixes. But if you take this advice, you'll be …

Self-improvement

This DIY Wooden Phone Charging Dock Looks Great on Your Desk

Smartphone docks can be pretty pricey, and many of them only really work with a few devices, or they’re built so the manufacturer can sell different …

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Other Famous Execs Use to Run Meetings

Advertisement<p>Musk has incredibly high standards. He has a reputation for firing people if they miss a deadline. So if you’re meeting with him at …

6 tips to better negotiate your salary

Negotiating your salary may be a tricky process. Get 6 tips that can help you be better prepared.<p>I am willing to bet that most of us during the …

This man was arrested and robbed on a Twitch live stream

Watch live video from Mr_13ig on Twitch<p>On Thursday, a Twitch streamer named Mr. Big had a very bad night. After 12 hours of live-streamed gaming, Big got a noise complaint from his neighbors that would escalate into two different arrests and one low-level robbery — most of which was caught on …

Meet The Mystery Vigilantes Who Created 'Malware' To Secure 10,000 Routers

A group of do-gooder hackers calling themselves The White Team have taken responsibility for a large peer-to-peer botnet that compromised more than 10,000 routers to improve the security of the devices, and have explained to FORBES some of their future plans to fix more broken machines.<p>The …

Routers

Great Use Of Colors In Web Design

Research has it that a majority of all the product assessments made by customers are primarily based on color and of that percentage, most of the …

UI Design