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The Standard’s Politically Incorrect New Ad Campaign

The Standard hotels fancy themselves the kinds of places that encourage the unexpected; the zag, if you will. Hotel staff, however, may not take kindly to guests engaging in the departures from convention on show in the brand’s latest ad campaign.<p>The campaign promoting The Standard’s five locations …

Zappos Labs: The Frontier Of Online Retail Is Curation

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Try To Be Apple

Everybody wants to be Apple. But they can’t be, and, Brian Millar argues, that’s not such a bad thing.<p>In 2011, struggling department store chain J.C. Penney hired the guy who was behind the Apple stores. He applied the same principles that had made Apple’s geek chic boutiques some of the most …

Will This New Big Box Competition Affect You?

In an effort to expand, big box stores like Costco, Home Depot and Wal-Mart are now offering more non-traditional retail services to their customers. These include marketing mortgages, home improvement loans, identity theft protection, home, life and auto insurance.<p>While this may be a logical …

Five retail technology trends you should know about

Brand journalism<p>To keep the brand front of mind between purchases, retailers are turning to journalism. Brand journalism has been prevalent in the …

Everything You Need to Know About Google's Big Announcements

The bar was set high for the annual Google I/O Developer's Conference in San Francisco following a whole series of product announcements and …

Failure of Nasa's Kepler telescope puts search for another Earth in peril

Nasa's hunt for other planets that could harbour life faces a setback: its Kepler space telescope is broken and, since it is in orbit around the Sun, …

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Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt

It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November …

Photographing Tokyo's Coolest Escalators

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

The evolution of the iPhone camera

From The Garage To 200 Employees In 3 Years: How Nest Thermostats Were Born

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Derek Andersen <i>is the founder of</i> Startup Grind<i>, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs</i><i>.</i><p>I remember when the press first hit about Nest Labs. The guys behind the iPod/iPhone were taking on thermostats …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche recasts this whole hybrid business in a most amazing way.<p>Funnyman Louis C.K. does a widely known bit summed up by a phrase uttered early in the performance: “Everything is amazing and nobody’s happy.” (Go ahead and Google it now, but promise you’ll come back to us. Beware the YouTube …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Amazing Two-Story Bike Strolls Through Los Angeles

More than just your average bicycle, Richie Trimble's self-built <i>STOOPID TALL</i> bike stands at 14.5 feet tall, making the rider's seat nearly two stories above the ground. It's no wonder why the bike turned heads last week as Trimble rode the towering two-wheeler through the streets of Los Angeles for …

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

If You're Hot, I'm Bothered

If You’re Hot, I’m Bothered<p>I’m not sure she can grasp the irony of the fact that if those two words are clearly visible back there then it is …

Google has rebuilt Maps from ‘ground up,’ with iPad version coming this summer

We knew Google would unveil new updates on Google Maps today at I/O, but we didn’t expect it to be <i>this</i> substantial. Google claims it has completely rebuilt Maps with a new interface, search abilities, and faster performance.<p>You can request access to a preview of the new Google Maps here.<p>One big key …

Watch Kanye West debut new music inside a pyramid

Kanye West previewed new music, and showed off his new pyramid during a private concert at Roseland Ballroom in New York City last night, which was …