Luke Wells

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For Sony, Destiny is the first-party PlayStation 4 game it needs this Christmas

Sony is treating Bungie's first-person shooter as a first-party PlayStation game, despite it also being available on Xbox.Sony has partnered with …

21 Stunning Photos Taken By A 15-Year-Old Instagram Photographer

The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course, but by trial and error he would figure out what worked and what didn't based on the outcome of his snapping.<p>A few years later, his …

Five talking points from the weekend's Destiny beta

Could Destiny be the first MMO to really work on console?<p>There's been an odd reticence since Destiny's reveal to pin down what exactly it is, or to …

Four-winged dinosaur is 'biggest ever'

<b>A new four-winged dinosaur has been discovered, with exceptionally long feathers on its tail and "hindwings".</b><p><i>Changyuraptor yangi</i> was a gliding predator which lived in the Cretaceous period in what is now Liaoning, China.<p>Its remarkable tail feathers - measuring up to 30cm - are the longest in any …

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Face-Off: Sniper Elite 3

<b>Update 11/7/14 13:04.</b> We've been talking with Rebellion today and have made a couple of changes to this article. Specifically, tessellation is …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

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Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Bali's glass-bottomed hotel room

Set over a freshwater shrimp pond, Udang House (also known as the Shrimp House) at the Bambu Inda Hotel features a bedroom with glass floor panels that reveal a panorama of underwater activity. The rustic-looking suite, made from teak wood, aims to create a “fishing village experience”, kitted out …

Best new whiskies from around the world

If you think Scotland is the only dram to give your dad on Father's Day, think again, says Jake Wallis Simons<p>The world of whisky is rarely fast-moving. In fact, it is usually slow-moving.<p>But this year, a brace of new whiskies have taken centre stage, pinching several high-profile awards.<p>These …

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

• If you use Google, go to this site, then hit the little button in the lower right hand corner. It should show up on your calendar, but you can toggle it on and off in the left pane of Google Calendar.<br>• If you use the Calendar app, download this .ics file, then click on it. It’ll bring up a dialog box …

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

Apple's new Lightning spec allows for smarter, better-sounding headphones

When Apple first unveiled its Lightning connector, there was a debate about whether or not it was needed at all: what can this proprietary tech do that standard micro-USB can't? Well, it looks like we're going to find out soon. Sources for <i>9to5 Mac</i> understand that Apple has published a new …

My Next Experiment: Gain 10 pounds of muscle, drop to 10% body fat

I’ve posted two updates about this experiment! The amazing connection between food and productivity and 5 simple ways I gained 15 pounds of</b> …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Apple vs. Google: It's War, and Thank Goodness

Let's face it: the tech world has been spoiling for a good, clean fight for years.<p>Competition energizes us; it squeezes out our best performances, …