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Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

The world's first non-white modelling agency – a true celebration of diversity

Looking at the models on Lorde Inc’s website, the first thing that strikes you is that these people are, to put it in Zoolander’s words, really, really good looking. Ornello has long plaits and a gap between her teeth. Mohammed is all chocolate eyes and wavy locks. And Urjii is cheekbones and …

Women of Color

Artist's Meticulously Detailed Paintings Play with Perceptions of Size

Using canvases of all different dimensions, artist Michael Zavros is able to paint incredibly meticulous works of art. From paintings that can be held in the palm of your hand to those that are larger than the average human being, Zavros has tackled it all. But no matter what the artwork's size is, …

Facebook's free internet service expands to Malawi

As good a cause as it is, Internet.org recently came under pressure for allegedly violating India's net neutrality laws -- something Facebook was quick to address. Still, that's not stopping the social network from spreading its initiative, which brings free basic web access to underdeveloped …

Emerging Markets

The dual-display YotaPhone 2 is now cheaper, better, and available in white

The YotaPhone 2 was one of the most pleasant surprises of last year, combining an OLED display on the front and an E Ink panel on the back to offer a uniquely versatile Android device. The surprising thing about it was how well it worked, and how far it managed to steer away from being a simple …

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

7 habits of great Web designers

Get developers involved in the design process as early as possible. Invite them to meetings, user research tests, brainstorming sessions, etc. Their input, after all, determines whether your vision actually comes to life. At the very least, they can warn you if your ideas are a technical nightmare, …

GTA V mods for the PC let you flood Los Santos and swim with a whale

Mods on mods on mods<p>Being able to jam together different <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> mods is the only reason we wanted the game on the PC in the first place. Not only can you now destroy the city of Los Santos with disaster flick-sized tsunami, but you can also spawn a bunch of sea creatures afterwards and …

Grand Theft Auto

OpenSignal now helps you find the world’s free Wi-Fi hotspots

Crowdsourced wireless coverage startup OpenSignal has launched a new app that shows you all the free Wi-Fi hotspots in your locale.<p>With Wifimapper, the London-based startup is taking its swath of existing data and pushing it into a new standalone app for iPhone. This could save millions of people …

'I was flogged daily:' Rescued Boko Haram survivors share tales of horror

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Malkohi Camp in Yola, Adamawa State, in north-eastern Nigeria, is home to the 275 women and children who were recently rescued from the Sambisa Forest, a stronghold of Boko Haram.<p>Prior to their rescue, the camp was home to about 845 internally displaced persons. With the arrival of the …