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Apple sends the iPhone 4 to the land of obsolete gadgets

The iPhone 4, which was first unveiled in June 2010, and the 2010 MacBook Air, are now obsolete in most of the world, and "vintage" in California and Turkey, Apple announced on its obsolete products webpage on November 2.<p>The 2010 version of the MacBook Air was a major redesign and the first Apple …

MacBook Air

Shut Up & Take My Money - Gadgets Issue #104

If you like your tech with a side of class and a big price tag then you’re in the right place this week. Shut Up & Take My Money is going shades of …

7 lies you've been told about your own body

Conventional wisdom. Common knowledge. Whenever you hear something super interesting preceded by “they say,” don’t blindly believe it. Because when it comes to matters of biology, “they” apparently have no clue.<p>As many as 90 to 95 percent of the tales we tell about our bodies just aren’t true, …

Immune System

High notes: The world's most beautiful concert halls - CNN Style

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Concerts

The new World Trade Center could have been a 70-story interconnected ‘city in the sky'

Nearly 15 years after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the area of downtown Manhattan that was destroyed is nearly rebuilt. The soaring Freedom Tower now stands taller than any other building in the city, and the cascading memorials sit dark and solemn in memory of those who lost …

Skyscrapers

WordPress Theme Design: Ready-Made vs Custom.

Today there is no point explaining numerous advantages which a website can bring to personal and business development. Websites provide companies, …

Web Design

Beautiful Bathroom Tile Ideas + Inspiration

In my line of work, I look at lots and lots of bathrooms, but still I find myself continuously amazed by the creative ways in which interior …

Interior Design

Largest fireball since Chelyabinsk plunges through atmosphere over Atlantic

The rock, which released energy equivalent to the detonation of 13,000 tons of TNT as it burned up, fell off the coast of Brazil<p>The biggest fireball since the meteor that rocked Chelyabinsk in Russia has fallen over the Atlantic, Nasa has revealed.<p>The event, which happened on February 6 at 13:55 …

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

As usual before an Apple event (which is today, in case you've been cave-bound), the rumor mill is churning out new information. We're now hearing that Apple TV will run an all-new operating system called osTV, based on iOS 9, according to <i>9 to 5 Mac</i>. It'll reportedly carry a similar interface to …

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Cosmology

NASA's Latest Image Of The International Space Station Is Breathtaking

I spy with my little eye...<p>Continuing an epic summer of celestial photography, NASA released a stunning image of the International Space Station on Sunday. The shot, captured by agency photographer Bill Ingalls, shows the ISS flying across the face of the moon at a breakneck five miles per …

Space Exploration

NASA's Curiosity rover eyes weird rock on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.<p>Measurements by Curiosity's rock-zapping ChemCam laser and another instrument revealed that the target, a chunk of bedrock dubbed Elk, contains high levels of silica …

Mars Rover

I like Windows 10 but I'm going back to Windows 8.1

If you rely on using OneDrive in the cloud, where it belongs, Windows 10 isn't ready for you.<p>For someone who likes Windows 8.1 as much as I do, …

Google Docs

Windows 10 -- how to download it right now

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries, and more than 14 million people have already downloaded it. However, while the OS is a free …

Satya Nadella

Sony launches Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra Android smartphones, with focus on perfect selfies

Sony has announced two new Android smartphones – the selfie-obesessed Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra – that will go on sale around the world in mid-August.<p>The better-equipped of the two devices, the Xperia M5, continues Sony’s recent tradition of offering waterproof and dust-proof devices – and …

Apple says it has no plans to become a mobile carrier

One day after a <i>Business Insider</i> report claimed Apple is testing its own mobile wireless service, Apple is shutting the rumor down. In no uncertain terms, the company has told CNBC that it has not discussed and has no current plans to become an MVNO — the term used for companies that offer their own …

Steve Jobs

Kepler Telescope Introduces Earth To A Very Distant Cousin

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has spotted the first roughly Earth-sized world orbiting in the "Goldilocks zone" of another star – offering perhaps the best bet so far for life elsewhere in the universe.<p>A year on Kepler-452b, which is about 1,400 light years from us in the constellation …

Universe

Influential Apple fan trashes Apple Music, calls it a nightmare

Jim Dalrymple, one of the web's noted Apple cheerleaders, is abandoning Apple Music entirely after it messed up his music library.<p>"I had high hopes …

Visual Studio 2015 is now available for building apps that run anywhere

Microsoft has today released the latest version of Visual Studio, a major update to the company’s flagship development environment.<p>The update is a big upgrade for developers, inviting them to build apps for entirely new platforms and making it easier to port existing apps.<p>Visual Studio 2015 …

How many Watches did Apple sell last quarter? Second pass

It’s the number Wall Street is most curious about, and the one Tim Cook is least likely to reveal next Tuesday, when Apple delivers its quarterly …

Watches

Microsoft releases critical security update for all versions of Windows

If you’re on Windows, it’s time for an update. There’s an out-of-band update for all currently supported versions of Windows that patches a flaw allowing remote access and code execution.<p>While we don’t know how many have been affected by the flaw, it is serious. From Microsoft’s security update …

Facebook and Google back Samsung in court case against Apple

The most recent turn in Samsung and Apple’s patent case has seen Facebook, Google, eBay, Dell, HP and other Silicon Valley companies chime in to support Samsung in a “friend of the court” briefing filed to the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.<p>A jury ruled in 2012 that Samsung had willfully …

Architizer

Scrap - Photographs and text by Rebecca Moseman | LensCulture

In a world where memories are often kept through social media or iphone photo catalogs, the nostalgia of keeping memories from a time of nostalgia itself is a rarity.<p>‘Scrap’ is a series of photographs taken from an era where writing notes in margins, and keeping mementos from experiences was the …

Social Media

Brilliant Examples of Long Exposure Night Photography

Mikko Lagerstedt is a talented self-taught photographer from Kareva Finland. Specializing in fine art images, he shares with us his project called</i> …

These Are The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

With another terrific week in the world of photography behind us, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet for links …

Landscape Photography

Architizer

New York City Aerial Photography by Jeffrey Milstein

Selected pictures of a New York City aerial photography series by Jeffrey Milstein.<p>Both, Benrubi Gallery (New York, NY) as well as Kopeikin Gallery …

Photography

Scientists Just Discovered the Fossil of a Feathery, Winged Dinosaur Known as the "Dragon"

The 125-million-year-old fossil of what scientists call the largest winged dinosaur ever found was recently uncovered in northeastern China. The new species, dubbed <i>Zhenyuanlong suni</i> (“Zhenyuan's dragon”) after the person who procured the fossil for study, was a 2-meter-long <i>dromaeosaur</i>–a feathery, …

Dinosaurs