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How to write a winning book proposal

Literary agent Sarah Such looks at the crucial factors needed in a successful book proposal.<p>5 minutes to read<p>How to write a book proposal and what …

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60 of the Best Android Apps Launched in 2014

Android really came into its own in 2014, with the Material Design language, several great devices, and most importantly, scores of brilliant apps for the platform.<p>Here are our favorites that launched this year. You can view all 60 on one (very long) page here.<p>Photos and Video<p>Dropbox’s clever …

Cinema 4D Lighting : Realistic lighting made easy with Studio Kit Pro by C4 Depot

BBC Sophia Kyriacou Economic Recovery Sting

Learning From The Best

Talented artist, Albert Omoss posted this amazing animation a couple weeks ago. I loved the look and style of it so much. So, I did what I usually do …

This Is The World’s First 3D Printed Electric Car

This model, called the Strati, is the result of a four-and-a-half month process, from design to finish, but according to Rogers, the CEO of Local Motors, the company behind the Strati, the timescale for future models could be cut to as little as six weeks, and the printing itself to just 24 hours. …

Super Teeny 3-D Printed Livers Go On Sale

Soon, they'll help pharmaceutical companies test new drugs.<p>You can now buy your own, tiny, 3-D printed livers. Haven't you always wanted one?<p>Last year, <i>Popular Science</i> visited the 3-D bio-printing company Organovo to see the livers, then in development. Now, the livers—each "roughly" hexagonal in …

The iBox Nano 3D printer is almost as cheap as it is tiny

We've seen our share of 3D printers 'round these parts, but the iBox Nano could be one of the smallest yet. Its creators claim that the gizmo is not only the most diminutive resin printer, but also the most affordable in addition to being the word's quietest and lightest 3D printer to date. It …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Future spare parts

3D printing used to construct everything from art to toys to spare parts for the space station may one day produce human organs at a hospital near …

3D Printing

By this time next year, you could be 3D printing custom comfortable inserts for your shoes

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Sols<p>For nearly a year and a half, Kegan Schouwenburg ran the enormous Shapeways factory in Queens, New York. Her …

How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and the other tech titans have had to fight for their lives against their own government. An exclusive look inside their …

How HP could reshape itself and the 3D printing market

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Deltaprintr<p>In the basement of HP’s Palo Alto research lab, there’s a five-foot-tall machine that will soon evolve into …

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'Next golden age of animation' on internet

I WANT MY TOON TV: Cartoon Hangover's Bee and PuppyCat web series, written and created by Natasha Allegri.<p>It’s a quirky animated show called Bee & …

TV shows

A 3D Printer That Draws Designs in Jello Shots: Nerd Frats, Rejoice

As soon as mankind fully masters 3D printing, we'll be able to make anything, in any shape, at any time. We'll be—for all intents and purposes—gods. …

A New First — A Real Time Processor for 3D Printers

Create it REAL, to me, is a fascinating company. We previously covered the company’s software that prohibits a given 3D printer from printing a gun …

Wholock

Sherlock Holmes hit a dead end in his search for a mysterious doctor. Turns out all he had to do was wait. John Smith intricately combined scenes …

Neat

Hilarious Warning Labels

<i>Some things in life should go without saying, but there's always the occasional genius who needs to be told not to shave suring an earthquake.</i><p>(Image …

This Magical App Turns Your Phone Into A 3-D Scanner

Forget Instagram. It’s time for, um, Instagram 3-D!<p>It took about a decade, but most of us have given up on carrying around a traditional camera. Instead, we just use our phone to take pictures. But who would think we might be saying the same thing about 3-D scanning in just the next few years?<p>This …

18 Vintage Tech Ads Prove How Far We've Come

Computer advertisements didn't always feature silhouetted dancers rocking to indie music. Back when the tech was awkward and slow -- so were the ads.<p>"BRB, about to get banished from Eden."<p>"Honey, save some food. With how much this Apple computer costs, we won’t be able to afford to eat for a while."<p>…

Inside the Solidoodle 3D printer factory (photos)

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>The sub-$1,000 3D printer is so hip right now; everyone’s making them. But Solidoodle founder Sam …

How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

Say Hello To The World's First 3D Printed Records Store

The advances in 3D printing technology has already starting bringing some certifiably fascinating things to the world.<p>We’ve seen fully-functioning …

Microsoft releases 3D printer app for Windows 8.1

Microsoft is a emphasizing the accessibility of 3D Builder, describing it as "fun" and ‘"easy-to-use". In a blog post announcing the release of the …

3D Printing

Python: PDF Creation with pdfdocument | The Mouse Vs. The Python

I do a lot of PDF report creation with Python using Reportlab. Occasionally I’ll throw PyPDF in as well. So I’m always on the lookout for other …

Game Design Software that can Help Beginners Create their Own Games

For those of us who enjoy gaming, there are always moments when we wish we could change the game basics to our liking or alter the mechanics or story …