Luis Fialho

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Presenting the Best of CES 2015 winners!

One week in Vegas, several halls filled with tech, but only one official Best of CES Awards. After a few tortuous nights of shouting at each other, debating the merits of each of our finalists, we eventually decided on our winners. Congratulations to all our finalists and winners, and to anyone …

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Not Banksy: The real artist behind the iconic Charlie Hebdo pencil tribute

Hours after the deadly terror attack on the satirical magazine <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> in Paris, a powerful image of three pencils was widely shared on social …

The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In …

Climb of the Century: Two Men Attempt Historic Free Ascent of El Capitan

Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are midway through the adventure of a lifetime as they attempt to make history by using only their hands and feet to complete what's said to be the hardest rock climb in the world. Just after Christmas, Caldwell, 36, and Jorgeson, 30, began …

Climbing

Photographer’s Incredible 14-Year Quest to Document the World’s Oldest Trees

For the past 14 years, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has journeyed to almost every continent in a quest to document some of the world's biggest, oldest, and rarest trees. Using the criteria of immense size, great age, and notable history to select her subjects, Moon tracks down …

Forests

For Musicians, A Way To Turn Streams Of Pennies Into Streams Of Dollars

Over the past 18 months, much of the conversation about streaming has revolved around the tiny royalty rates paid out by services. That’s part of what prompted Taylor Swift to pull her music from Spotify—and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke to dub the Swedish company “the last desperate fart of a …

Mastered origami? Try the next traditional Japanese paper art: kirie!【Photos】

Most people who have a fondness for Japan have encountered origami at one point or another. It’s certainly one of the most famous of the Japanese …

The 11 Best Books of 2014 That You Can Spend 2015 Reading

Did you read any books this year? I hope so! It was a great year for women writers, who dominated critics lists (spoiler alert: including ours), highly anticipated follow-ups, and out-of-left-field debuts.<p>No? Maybe you pretended to read a book this year, lugging around that copy of <i>Oblomov</i> waiting …

Beautiful 3D Posters Weave Letters with Hand-Drawn Blooms

As many of us are in the midst of winter, it's nice to see these illustrations of beautiful blooms by Aleksander Gusakov. The Ukrainian graphic designer produced a series of decorative posters highlighting colorful floral bouquets and bold text. Gusakov wove the letters between leaves and petals, …

Posters

Classic Books Updated with Striking Modern Cover Art

Most reprints of classic books are dominated by large companies that produce low-quality paperbacks with bland covers, as David Mautz discovered when he was looking for a nice set of classic paperbacks. Frustrated by the limited options available, he founded Rock Paper Books, a startup publishing …

Cover Art

Xavier Puente Vilardell’s Twisted Wood Sculptures

Xavier Puente Vilardell is an artist in Brussels, Belgium. If you examine his wood sculptures, you’d swear that he makes them by twisting reality …

Copyright

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

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45,000-year-old leg bone offers clues to Stone Age mating

DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.<p>The thigh bone was found six years ago on the banks of the Irtysh River in Siberia by Nikolai Peristov, a Russian artist who carves jewelry from ancient mammoth tusks, …

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

California's severe drought is putting stress on everyone these days: the residents whose wells are running dry; the farmers forced to experiment with growing their produce with much less water; and of course, the thirsty fruits and vegetables themselves.<p>But preliminary research suggests the …

German publishers give in to Google’s news snippets “blackmail” for now

German publishers who recently accused Google of blackmail for threatening to stop listing their stories in Google News – after they tried for years …

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Odezsa - Say My Name (Slow Magic Remix)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Official remix of Say My Name by @Odesza featuring my dad on guitar. ♡ ♡ ♡ (not …

The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State

<b>ALABAMA</b>: <b>To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee:</b> <i>“This time we aren’t fighting the Yankees, we’re fighting our friends. But remember this, no matter how</i> …

10 Allegedly Cursed Objects

1. The Hope Diamond<p>Believed to have come to the surface 1.1 billion years ago, this gem is estimated to be worth $200-250 million. It has traveled …

Star Wars-Like Drone Racing Might Be the Craziest Way to Use Your New Camera Copter

A group of drone pilots in France have found a very different use for their custom-built camera drones than your typical, beautiful or incredible …

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stalls debate over foe's fan - CNN.com

<i>Gov. Rick Scott will appear on Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer".</i><p><b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Wednesday night, because his opponent had a fan.<p>No, not a rowdy supporter in the …

Makers of KitKat and MilkyWay join Ebola fight

The world's largest chocolate companies are joining the fight against Ebola.<p>West Africa is where most of the world's cocoa beans are grown and the companies are concerned that the virus could disrupt supply of the raw material for chocolate. Already, wholesale cocoa prices have been soaring in …

Under conservative assault, Vatican backtracks on gay comments

Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.<p>In a report Monday, the Vatican had said that gays and lesbians have "gifts to offer" the Christian community and acknowledged that same-sex …