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HUMANITY™ - VER.0.3

Project from THA LTD is an in-development crowd action game which appears to be a futuristic simulation puzzler, a modern-day version of Lemmings:

Dozens of musicians now let fans pay with cryptocurrency

Starting today, fans can purchase music and merchandise from 35 music artists and several additional online stores using privacy-focused …

Cryptocurrency

Oops! Computer glitch lets too many American Airlines pilots take Christmas off

Computers. Aren’t they supposed to make our lives easier? Officials at American Airlines must be using a few choice words about the company’s …

Flying

Terrorists 'certain' to get killer robots, says defence giant

<b>Rogue states and terrorists will get their hands on lethal artificial intelligence "in the very near future", a House of Lords committee has been told.</b><p>Alvin Wilby, vice-president of research at French defence giant Thales, which supplies reconnaissance drones to the British Army, said the "genie is …

Artificial Intelligence

EKG reader is first ever Apple Watch accessory to win FDA clearance as a medical device

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just granted the first ever clearance for an Apple Watch accessory to be used as a recognized medical device. Obtaining the green light took just over two years, around a year longer than the company had hoped.<p>AliveCor’s Kardiaband EKG reader is a Watch …

'Ghost In The Shell' VR arcade game is a four-on-four firefight

For everybody that's watched <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> and thought to themselves, "yes, I too would like to experience tearing tanks apart with my bare hands," your day has come. Well, sort of. After a four-month delay, Bandai Namco's VR Zone Shinjuku is finally ready to launch its <i>Ghost in the Shell: Arise</i> …

People Are More Divided Than Ever Before, And Researchers Think They Know Why

Here's what's driving our polarization.

Driving

Fountain of youth may be hidden inside tiny Amish community

A small Indiana Amish community might hold the key to the genetic fountain of youth.<p>Scientists found members of the Old Order Amish community carry a …

Why death may not be so final in the future

Could graveyards become a thing of the past?<p>Every day, it seems, our lives become a bit less tangible. We’ve grown accustomed to photos, music and movies as things that exist only in digital form. But <i>death</i>? Strange as it sounds, the human corpse could be the next physical object to vanish from our …

Singularity

This abandoned town in Namibia has been filling with sand for 50 years

Kolmanskop was once full of life. The former diamond mining town, located in the Namib desert in the south of Namibia, was home to over 1,000 people.<p>They had a ballroom, a hospital, and a bowling alley among other amenities, but by 1954, it was completely abandoned.<p>Australian photographer Emma …

Namibia

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Landscape Photography

The Clone Photography of Daisuke Takakura

Japanese photographer Daisuke Takakura takes clone photography pretty seriously. His project “Monodramatic” features some models tens of times, with …

goodtypography:

Undercats: cats and owners in purr-fect unison – in pictures

Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani, 28, has spliced the furry features of pet pussies with the head and shoulders of their owners. In a series called 'Undercats', Magnani shot the owners and their respective pets in the same portrait style. For this project he travelled for a week around …

Monsanto - mind the gap

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

mashed potatoes

The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson

There are selfies, and then there are self-portraits. Make no mistake, these are two very different things, in the same way that a photograph …

Surreal Project 365 Portraiture Series by Young Photographer

Unless you are from another planet, you must have gotten wind of the fact that the concept of ‘365 day projects’ is all the rage when it comes to …

Artist Meticulously Creates Alternate Universe Without Any Photomanipulation

Every once in a while, a refreshing artist pops out and does things the old fashioned way. In the world of photography, while the herd is practically …

Art

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

Former Ballet Dancer Shifts Attention to Creating Ethereal Imagery

With many years of training under her belt to become a professional ballet dancer, artist Kylli Sparre came to the realization that dance was not her …

Conceptual Project 365 Series Laced with a Sense of Humor

Here is a selection of yet more surreal themed photographs, this time from American Logan Zillmer, a young conceptual photographer. The Michigan …

All change: the tiny room that can be anything you want it to be

From a giant honeycomb to a land of Lego and the last supper with mice, Korean artist JeeYoung Lee creates mystical universes in the confines of her 3x6 metre studio – then captures them on camera. Her first European exhibition, Stage of Mind, is at Opiom Gallery in Opio, France from 7 February to …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

Photography

Blake prize: emerging artists take on established for fiercely fought accolade

Seventy-three shortlisted for award that explores religious and spiritual themes and celebrates secular ideas of religiosity<p>The shortlist for the 62nd Blake prize has been announced, naming 73 established and emerging artists.<p>The prize explores religious and spiritual themes in art and, although …

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never seen before.