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Valve engineer builds mouth, bum controllers for gaming

<b>Valve engineer Ben Krasnow has built alternative gaming controllers that are manipulated by the player's tongue and body weight.</b><p>Valve's engineers get …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

iPhones now involved in 14 percent of all NYC crime

Phone theft is big business.<p>However, in New York, iPhones and other Apple products are regarded as the ultimate heist.<p>As Fox 5 New York reports, the NYPD announced that there were 16,000 Apple-picking thefts in 2012. This equates to 14 percent of all New York City crime.<p>Indeed, 45 percent of all …

Bill de Blasio

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

YungGod Rese

The Bradley Tactile Watch for Visually Impaired People by Eone

<b>The Bradley watch</b> is a fashionable universal timepiece for everyone, including visually impaired people. Telling time doesn’t require vision with …

How to Make a Backyard Fire Pit for cheap.

My name is Karen and I haven’t lit anything on fire in 5 months. I’m sure I deserve some sort of a chip or something for that.<p>You see … I’m a bit of …

Edible Flowers - A Little Known Boost in Taste AND Health

<b>I’m harvesting my garden bounty again</b>, but this time I’m harvesting flowers! No, I’m not going to put them in a vase, <i>I’m going to eat them!</i><p><b>Flowers</b> …

Corporate Customers Flock To Anti-Snooping App Silent Circle

Thanks to the NSA privacy scandal, business is booming for services that claim they can keep mobile phone communications away from prying eyes and ears. One of the most high profile among them is Silent Circle, a National Harbour, Maryland-based firm whose monthly revenue has increased more than …

16 Best Free Mac Apps

1. Adium<p>2. Kindle for Mac<p>3. Caffeine<p>4. CheatSheet<p>5. CloudApp<p>6. Dropbox<p>7. Found<p>8. OnyX<p>9. SelfControl<p>10. Skitch<p>11. Sublime Text<p>12. SuperDuper<p>13. The …

PayPal 'credits' US man $92 quadrillion in error

<b>Online payments broker PayPal has admitted it erroneously credited a man with $92 quadrillion (£60 quadrillion).</b><p>Chris Reynolds, 56, of Pennsylvania, found the amount when he opened his monthly statement.<p>But the error was quickly recognised and his account had returned to zero by the time he had …

Guy That Sells Fake Twitter Accounts Makes Over $128,000 In 10 Months, He Says

James Clegg, who operates a fairly large-scale fake follower business, raked in $128,000 in profits in the last 10 months, reports PC World's Christopher Null.<p>He's done so well in this business, he quit his day job as an accountant, he told Null.<p>Clegg offered the inside skinny on his operations:<p>He …

Kitschy Desk Accessories from Artori Design

How can you not love these adorable desk accessories designed by Artori Design? I mean, could you just die?! Both designs will help “erase” the mess …

The 9 best alternatives to Photoshop

Photoshop is so ubiquitous these days that, like Google, it has become a verb, so 'to Photoshop' has become shorthand for editing an image. This …

Google Maps Highlights Street View of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

Google has taken its Maps street view team to London to capture a 360-degree view of the magical world of Harry Potter. Google Map users can now visit the set on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in the UK to view Diagon Alley, the marketplace made famous by J.K. Rowling’s novel about the boy …

Sony's My Xperia smartphone recovery service launches worldwide

Sony's My Xperia phone-finding service isn't just for Nordic climates anymore; following a pilot earlier this year, the recovery tool is now rolling out worldwide. Anyone with a 2012- or 2013-era Xperia phone should get access within the next few weeks. Whatever Sony device is involved, the …

5 Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

No matter your education, founding a company is going to school you. Take these lessons to heart before you get hit with the books.<p>Your idea is probably not new<p>There are very few new ideas. Whatever idea you have come up with, someone else is already working on it, because most ideas and companies …

7 Mistakes of Failed Startups

A great idea ensures startup success, right? Wrong.<p>No one enjoys hearing it, but three out of four startups will fail before they ever get to market. Yes, even the greatest ideas are still susceptible to ending up in the trash. As a startup founder, mentor, Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) member, …

4 Ways To Get Your Culture Working For You

<i>The following is a guest piece by Jon Katzenbach and DeAnne Aguirre.</i><p>It is striking to see how many chief executives see their most important …

Leadership

An Athlete's Guide to Inflammation: What to Eat and What to Avoid

<b>Any athlete who pounds his or her body week in and week out with PRs, 1RMs, triples and doubles, sprints, long weekend runs, and the list goes on, is</b> …

Wellness

Fiji Has A New National Airline And It's Beautiful

Fiji unveiled the redesign of its flagship airline this afternoon, and the design is beautiful. The airline, which is being rebranded from the aging Air Pacific, showcased its new Airbus-A330 and refreshed Boeing-737 livery in Los Angeles and Honolulu today.<p>Key to the updates is a redesigned …

A Wondrously Simple, Tactile Comic Book For The Blind

Philipp Meyer re-envisions the comic book in a Braille-like format. His simple story uses basic shapes but packs an emotional punch.<p>Comics, by nature, depend on visual storytelling. Philipp Meyer, an interaction design student at Potsdam’s University of Applied Sciences, wanted to introduce an …

A Theater That Plays Only Pirated Movies And TV Shows

The Pirate Cinema brings peer-to-peer file sharing to the big screen in real time.<p>Though their work is dubious at best, ethically speaking, in terms of sheer day-in, day-out dedication, the people who package illegal copies of new movies and TV shows deserve a congressional medal. In a largely …

Watch: Molo Makes Ingenious Furniture From Pleated Paper

The Vancouver-based design firm turns the modest material into something super strong and durable, no hardware or tools required.<p>Constructing paper models is a common middle step in the design process for many makers, situated somewhere between sketching and prototyping. Stephanie Forsythe and Todd …

A World Map That Lets You Scratch Off Where You’ve Been

Travel is important to one’s own development. It’s a form of education, a means to expanding one’s understanding of the world. Or as lovable sad sack, novelist, and sometimes travel scribe Gary Shteyngart has said: “What can be more important than seeing the totality of the human condition in this …

Three-Story Tree House is a Dream Backyard Getaway

A modern three-level treehouse with a pitched roof perches on the remaining branches of a Dutch elm tree as a unique getaway on a family camping …

How Being an Adventure Travel Blogger Changed My Life

<i>This was excerpted from my new book, The Adventure Traveler’s Handbook. Read more about it here or click to buy from Amazon.</i><p>Twenty years ago, if …

The Supermoon is Coming

Get your cameras ready. On June 23rd the celestial event known as the Supermoon will happen. The sun, Earth and moon will be in alignment, with the …

Alarm Sounding Beach Safe Keeps Your Valuables Protected

Summer is all about heading to the pool or beach to cool off from the heat and that means packing up your bag with loads of things you’ll need for …