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What Is the Political Situation in the Super Mario Universe?

<i>What is the political situation in the Mario universe?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Domhnall O'Huigin, Owned an</i> …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Live Out Your Own Horror Movie Inside the World’s Scariest Haunted House

Imagine your worst nightmares, the scariest movies you’ve ever seen, and the most horrifying haunted houses you’ve been to. Put them all together, …

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Case Study

This case study describes the design of a wearable device for hand rehabilitation, and is based on work carried out by Polygerinos et al. …

11 Alternatives to the Traditional 4-Year College | The Art of Manliness

So far in this series on whether or not college is truly for everyone, we’ve covered both the history of higher ed, and the pros and cons of …

16 Photographs Capture the Wide Range of Human Emotions

Denver-based portrait photographer Mike Larremore's photo series <i>Faceboard Project</i> showcases an amazing range of human emotions. Each image is made up of 16 individual photographs that show the subject in the center of the frame, face contorted in a variety of facial expressions.<p>The photographer's …

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

Playfully Energetic Figures Constructed With Colorful Wire

Hungary-based artist Judit Rita? Rabczky playfully molds strips of wire cables together to create her series of energetic human figures. She welds the colorful pieces into acrobatic and seductive poses that seem almost lifelike.<p>As a result, the whimsical and mischievous work is filled with a lively …

10 Bright White Rooms

Rooms in shades of white.<p>From snow-white kitchens that sparkle to ivory hues in the bathroom, the color brightens any room in your house.

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5 Essential Tips for Your First Apartment

Designers share their best advice on moving into your first apartment. Tour the ultimate Manhattan apartment for a 20-something.<p><i>Designer Lilly Bunn in the Manhattan living room she designed for a young client.</i><p><b>1. What to Buy</b>"Buy only what you love. The things you yearn for, that were a stretch to …

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Don't Make These Entertaining Mistakes!

Whether hosting dinner for sixty or lunch for six, avoid these mistakes.<p><i>MICHAEL DEVINE</i><p><b>When entertaining, DON'T:</b><p><b>• Make a seating chart:</b> People will organically be drawn to each other, let them mingle and see what happens. "It's more interesting that way," says Kathryn Ireland.<p><b>• Obsess over a theme:</b> …

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13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

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Why this room works: 7 ideas to implement in your own home today --> http://apttherapy.com/1fGXDYA

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11 Signs You're Meant To Live In Paris

Is your home a reflection of an inner ambition to move to a pied-à-terre in the city of lights?<p><b>1.</b> At your house, bottles of eau de parfum aren't solely reserved for vanities. <b>2.</b> Also, you're obsessed with things that come in orange boxes. So much so that, instead of parting with the packaging you …

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8 Things Every Tiny Apartment Needs

We typically list-off "10 Things", but let's get real, you're seriously short on space.<p><b>1.</b> A bed on risers, storage bins below, and a long-enough bedskirt to conceal it.<p><b>2.</b> No space for bedside tables? Night lights that hang on the wall will keep you out of the dark.<p><b>3.</b> For additional counter space in …

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Cities In Motion: 10 Gorgeous Videos That Show How Cities Should Be Marketed

With the advent of digital, city marketing videos of late have become all about the timelapse, a blur of tilt-shifts and skylines. They are surely …

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

When you hear "Southeast Asia" as a travel destination, what comes to mind? If you're like most people, it's probably the beaches of Thailand. Well I'm here to tell you that there's a lot more to Southeast Asia than beaches <i>and</i> that the ones of Thailand aren't even the best beaches out there. Think …

I Played Destiny, and ...

First hands-on impressions from Bungie’s big new multiplayer shooter.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The first Strike Mission I played in Destiny presented a …

Not too big, not too small: 10 great mirrorless camera bags

When Mathieu first went completely mirrorless, one of the first problems he encountered was that every camera bag that he owned was oversized …

La Dolce Vita of 1960s Rome – in pictures

It was one of the most fertile periods in contemporary Italian cinema and saw the explosion of celebrity culture. This summer the Estorick Collection in London presents The Years of La Dolce Vita – 80 photographs capturing the <i>dolce vita</i> (literally ‘sweet life’) enjoyed by Italian film stars and …

Raspberry Pi modded into a $160 cellphone

Remember how happy you were when you got your Raspberry Pi project to do, well, <i>anything</i>? Programming savant and photographer David Hunt has merely created a working cellphone with his, complete with video proof (below). The PiPhone consists of a bunch of off-the-shelf parts, like a PiTFT …

Should Apple ditch the iPod?

For the moment, the Apple doom-mongers have been silenced by another record quarter. But there’s one area where things are down, and still dropping. It’s the iPod division, and it’s the closest thing Apple has to a dead man walking.<p>Sales of the music player continue to plummet as more people buy …

People are going to compete in 'Call of Duty' at the X Games

The world's best <i>Call of Duty</i> players will soon square off at ESPN's X Games. For the first time ever, ESPN and Major League Gaming have teamed up to produce the MLG X Games Invitational, a three-day contest that will take place starting June 6th at X Games Austin. MLG says it's rounded up eight of …

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FORTUNE — There is little doubt that today’s smartphones offer room for improvement. Ubiquitous and beloved though they may be, the portable devices are fragile, offer limited choice, and generate a growing mass of e-waste that’s been called nothing short of a “global time bomb.”<p>Google’s Project …