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Chrome can sometimes get you a better YouTube experience than the YouTube app<p>YouTube is the internet’s replacement for the TV, so it’s only natural that we’d use it as our background noise provider, however Google doesn’t make that easy on mobile devices. Unless you have a YouTube Red subscription, …

Mondrian: Artist-Inspired Paint Color Palettes for Your Home

In celebration of the 100th year of De Stijl—the Dutch artistic movement that means "The Style"—the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague has the world's …

The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

What Pricing Critics Get Wrong About Drug Innovation

There are growing–and justified–concerns about the price of prescription drugs, with the clamor rising as the 2016 U.S. election season peaks. A number of proposals have been offered, including allowing Medicare to negotiate with drug companies and using an expert administrative body to curtail …

Biotechnology

This AI Startup Wants To Automate Your Tedious Document Searches

The company says machine learning and natural language processing can make financial research dramatically more efficient.<p>For the casual internet user, a quick Google search is often all it takes to find plenty of information on any particular topic.<p>But for specialized financial research, analysts …

Frank Gehry’s Swimming Koi Lamps are Reflective of His Artistic Arc

Gehry’s new-and-improved ‘Fish Lamps’ swim about the Gagosian Gallery in Rome.<p>A chain of koi fish float through an exhibit space, illuminating their immediate surroundings with a self-contained, warm orange glow. The works come from a familiar yet unexpected name: Frank Gehry. Early in his artistic …

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Hugh Grant Auditions for Joan Crawford’s Part in Mommie Dearest, and the Result Is Pretty Terrifying

The 1981 drama <i>Mommie Dearest</i> is one of those rare ’80s classics that was critically panned at the time of its release and has since ascended to cult status. It’s a dark, semi-biographical retelling of the relationship between Joan Crawford and her daughter Christina, played by Faye Dunaway and …

Florence Foster Jenkins

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

Squirrelcese?<p>Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. Some rodents are auteurs.<p>This brazen little squirrel director steals a GoPro camera and makes a video shot entirely from its point of view, giving us a private tour of the trees from up above. After snatching the camera off the …

Squirrels

Eyes Wide Open: Stunning Street Art Masterpieces

1/20<p>Go Back<p>Bragged on August 5, 2016 View Joseph Prescott's Bragline<p>1 Like<br>• 0 Like<br>• 0 Like<p>Nizhny Novgorod based street artist Nikita Nomerz creates …

Imaginative Illustration Series

Originaire de Hong Kong, Peony Yip est une illustratrice qui travaille sous le mystérieux nom de <i>White Deer</i>. Et c’est d’une manière aussi mystérieuse …

Here's how you can get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

It's Windows 10 Anniversary Update day!<p>Hello?<p>Anyone?<p>Sure, news of a war between Instagram and Snapchat and a sexy new Samsung flagship device may …

Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer

Computer scientists have created a small programmable quantum computer that can run a number of quantum algorithms.<p>Quantum computers have the …

Artist Spotlight: Jonas Burgert – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

The 100 Nude Women at the RNC Were Not Staging a Protest

Photographer Spencer Tunick rallied the women for a controversial art action.<p>One hundred women stood naked in public violating Cleveland, Ohio's nudity laws in a field across the river from the Republican National Convention early Sunday morning. Artist Spencer Tunick had invited the women to take …

Time-lapse video taken from space captures entire year on earth

NASA’s EPIC camera, situated in space between Earth and the sun on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite, has captured one year’s worth of images of Earth. NASA compiled 3,000 of these images into a time-lapse and released it on Wednesday, July 20.<p>EPIC takes a photo every two hours, …

Time-lapse Photography

Google uses DeepMind AI to cut data center energy bills

The AI successfully reduced power consumption by 15 percent overall<p>The amount of energy consumed by big data centers has always been a headache for tech companies. Keeping the servers cool as they crunch numbers is such a challenge that Facebook even built one of its facilities on the edge of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Take pictures by blinking with Blincam on your glasses

A team in Japan has developed sensors that allow the camera to differentiate between usual blinking and a purposeful wink.<p>A team in Japan has made hands-free photography simpler than ever -- at least, for people who wear glasses.<p>The Blincam is a camera that attaches to specs and takes pictures when …

Augmented Reality

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on …

Satya Nadella's rules for AI are more boring (and relevant) than Asimov's Three Laws

Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics (technically four) have been a stalwart of science fiction for decades. With recent advances in artificial intelligence, though, computer scientists and tech companies are beginning to seriously consider the rules we actually need to protect ourselves from …

Francis Bacon: creating order from chaos

Francis Bacon was a great artist, but a very bad record keeper. As the definitive inventory of his paintings is published, Stephen Smith meets the art history detective who catalogued his life<p>An unsparing observer of the human condition, Francis Bacon was as unsentimental about death as he was …

Art

How an Archive of the Internet Could Change History

A few years ago, the Brooklyn Museum put on a Keith Haring exhibition, with a focus on his early career. There were videos of Haring at work, feverishly painting his way across an enormous scroll, and a room filled with drawings he illegally chalked in subway stations. But most stunning, at least …

Social Media

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Graphic Design

This Tablet Is Sweaty-Commute-Curing Magic

The Germans probably have a word for the particular breed of sadness that comes from standing on a subway platform feeling your freshly laundered shirt slowly paste itself to the small of your back like a wet tissue, the quiet, crawling misery of knowing your hair is frizzing in the humidity, your …

Lenovo shows off some impressive bendable smartphones and tablets

Instead of putting your smartphone away in your pocket, Lenovo wants you to bend your phone around your wrist.<p>YouTube personality Meghan McCarthy …

Mobile Technology

Dubai Is Building the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by …

The Modern Letter - The Best of the Bauhaus Typography

Piet Zwart - pages from NKF cableworks catalog, 1928<p>Piet Zwart was a Dutch typographer, photographer, and industrial designer. He was trained as an …

Typography

Molly Crabapple: the sketcher blurring activism and art

Armed with her paintbrush, the illustrator and journalist is redefining reportage with her portraits of Guantánamo Bay, Trump and Syrian refugees<p>Molly Crabapple is sitting in an appropriately noirish and velvety Soho club, talking animatedly about the “global slide to authoritarianism”. “I’m …

Sydney Opera House

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