Noah Mason

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Apple's Jonathan Ive Opens Up to The New Yorker About the Apple Watch

Jonathan Ive, amiably known as Jony Ive to many, is one of the two most powerful men in the world’s<p>Jonathan Ive, amiably known as Jony Ive to many, is one of the two most powerful men in the world’s most valuable company. Serving as the senior vice president at Apple, Ive was the man behind the …

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Don't Miss Tonight's 'Opposition Of Mars,' An Event That Only Happens Every Two Years

The "opposition of Mars" means that skywatchers will be able to see Mars throughout the night as it rises in the eastern sky at sunset, moves nearly overhead at midnight, and sets at sunrise, according to NASA.<p>The Red Planet will be really easy to see with the naked eye, shining 10 times brighter …

WATCH: Physicist Gets 'Smoking Gun' Proof Of His Theory

When the news of a lifetime finally arrived at their door, Stanford physicist Andrei Linde and his wife wondered aloud if one of them was expecting a delivery.<p>In a manner of speaking, that's just what they got. The messenger was fellow physicist Chao-Lin Kuo, a member of the BICEP2 team; the …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

When did PBS become the Plutocratic Broadcasting Service?

Proof our public media is doomed: Former Enron trader John Arnold is using the network to wage his war on pensions<p>In a world of screaming cable television hosts and partisan media outlets, PBS is supposed to be the last refuge for honest news. This is ostensibly why taxpayers still contribute money …

Felix Baumgartner Red Bull space jump: First-person GoPro video.

A year and a half ago, the world held its breath as skydiver Felix Baumgartner leapt from a space capsule 24 miles above the earth to set a new …

Glenn Beck Hammers Republican Party In Scathing Speech to Texas GOP Group, Likens D.C. to Chernobyl

Glenn Beck skewered the GOP while delivering the keynote address at a local Texas GOP’s Reagan Day dinner, contending the Republican Party hasn’t demonstrated through action that it actually believes the principles it espouses.<p>“If you believe in something, show me the action,” Beck said at the …

33 Amazing Ideas That Will Make Your House Awesome

We’ve all got some sort of idea of how our dream home might look. Some of us have just got to have a pool, while others want clever modern design, …

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Westerners are so convinced China is a dystopian hellscape they’ll share anything that confirms it

When it comes to China stories, people will believe almost anything. Take, for instance, the reports about pollution being so severe in Beijing that residents now watch radiant sunrises broadcast on a huge screen in Tiananmen Square.<p>So, that never happened. As Tech in Asia flags, the sunrise is a …

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Old Master Paintings Animated

As someone who has (allegedly) taken LSD in the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and watched the flowers in various paintings blossom …

World’s First 3D-Printed Book Cover

The American publisher Riverhead worked with MakerBot firm specializing in 3D printing to create this futuristic case for the novel ‘On Such a Full …

Alyssa Monks recent commission Posted by Franco

GM 8-Speed In Corvette Z06 Shifts Faster Than Porsche PDK; Here's How

With the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that was introduced this past week at the Detroit Auto Show, GM raises the threat level to the bragging …

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2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design.These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Suck it, Porsche – Honda beat you to the powered-targa top punch

OK, that was a bit harsh… fact is, we <i>love</i> the new Porsche 911 Targa that just debuted at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Still, Porsche isn’t the first …

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The 21st century is the ‘Age of Innovation’ as most visionaries like to call it. Our generation is mostly focused on improving and changing current …

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The Freaky, Bioelectric Future of Tattoos

America loves tattoos. From tribal designs to tramp stamps, this country can't get enough ink. Last month, a Pew study showed that tattoos grace the …

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Virgin Galactic finishes third supersonic flight, reaching its highest altitude to date

Today, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two ascended to the upper atmosphere for its third supersonic flight, and the highest to date. The ship reached an altitude of 71,000 feet, 2000 feet higher than the previous record, before returning safely to the ground under the guidance of chief pilot Dave …

All Of Me - John Legend & Lindsey Stirling

Carbon-fiber Skyline. F yeah! #superstreet #rockyauto #carbonfiber #nissanskyline #tokyoautosalon #tas2014 Photo by editor @matthewjonesphoto

Tech Blogs Discover Art World, Copyright Soul-Searching Ensues

A delayed furor has erupted in the tech blogosphere over Sotheby’s London £3.5 million (~$5.8 million) sale last October of Glenn Brown’s “Ornamental …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …