Juan Escamilla

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Guy Given Second Trip with Family After Sad Vacation Photos Go Viral

Some months ago, 34-year-old telecom worker Kevin Blandford of Louisville, Kentucky, won a free vacation to Puerto Rico from his job. His daughter …

On eBay: A 1989 Nissan that Pegs the Weirdness Meter

Just 50,000 were built between 1989 and 1991!<p>These days it seems that the further something is from the norm, the cooler it is, and this 1989 Nissan Pao—for sale on eBay right now—is far, far outside the mainstream.<p>Let's take a look at why this might just be the ultimate counterculture ride: As …

A startup’s success rate falls by 19% if the investors are college buddies

“If you’re so smart, why ain’t you rich?”<br>— an ancient retort<p>What’s a better way to hire? I don’t know. What I see are design bugs standing in the way of finding out. Actually getting good at something requires practice, measurement, and a chance to learn from failure. Practice alone doesn’t work if …

Microsoft bets on Kinect-like gestures for the future of Windows Phone

Microsoft is trying to cram Kinect-like features into its future flagship Windows Phone handsets. At least one device, codenamed McLaren, will debut on a range of US carriers later this year with features that let you hover your finger over the screen to interact with games and applications without …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen from Helsinki, Finland, is one such artist. With experience in both photography and painting, he uses long camera exposures and a variety of lights to create images that straddle …

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Employers urged to encourage lunch breaks for staff

<b>Employers have been urged to encourage staff to take decent breaks after a study suggested many people are working through their lunch hour every day.</b><p>The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy said inactivity resulted in ill-health and therefore more time off sick.<p>The study of about 2,000 people …

The cyborg era begins next week at the World Cup

Next week at the World Cup, a paralyzed volunteer from the Association for Assistance to Disabled Children will walk onto the field and open the tournament with a ceremonial kick. This modern miracle is made possible by a robotic exoskeleton that will move the user's limbs, taking commands directly …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …