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Check out this absolutely breathtaking footage of Turkey

This filmmaker captured Turkey's soul in just 280 shots.<p>Leonardo Dalessandri spent 20 days traveling through Turkey, visiting nine cities and capturing some incredible footage on the way.<p>The video, "Watchtower of Turkey," was nominated "Best Video of 2014" on Vimeo.<p><i>Story and editing by Jeremy</i> …

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

Bitcoin

Does This Electronic Nail File Really Work Better Than the Standard Model?

There was a point in time when I was obsessed with nail art. Years ago, it wasn't uncommon for me to spend hours painting themed patterns onto my …

Lana Del Rey

ClearView Gestures for Android launches apps with a swipe

While our phones are getting better at handling multiple tasks, switching between them to get things done still takes more than a couple of taps.<p>ClearView Gestures makes it a lot easier: the free tool lets you draw a squiggle to launch apps, make calls or compose a text message to anyone, no matter …

China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

We Tested Touch Screen Gloves To See Which Ones Really Work

We have proof.<p>Texting while wearing a pair of gloves is a headache. So many tech gloves don't actually work, and sending a one-sentence text, which should take about 20 seconds, ends up taking 20 minutes. The Internet is full of tech glove rankings, but so few actually show how effective each pair …

Google’s app for Android and iOS can now answer complex questions with superlatives, ordered items, and dates

Google today detailed improvements to its main Android and iOS app, Google (formerly called Google Search), specifically related to answering questions. You can download the latest version now from Google Play and Apple’s App Store.<p>The app is now better at understanding complex questions, which you …

McDonald's Is Taking Another Stab at Replacing its Dollar Menu

It’s nearly impossible to wean customers off of deep deals.<p>Two years after McDonald’s (MCD) phased out its highly popular Dollar Menu without …

Former Apple designers say the company has lost 'the fundamental principles of good design'

Bruce Tognazzini was Apple's first interface designer<p>Two early Apple designers have written a piece on <i>Co.Design</i> chastising Apple's new design direction, which they claim puts elegance and visual simplicity over understandability and ease of use. Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini, who was Apple's 66th employee …

Adele's 25 sales predictions: How the new album could outsell them all

Adele’s <i>25</i> arrives in stores and online Nov. 20. The question isn’t whether or not the album will be huge (it will be), but just how huge. Her third …

Source: Charlie Sheen Is HIV-Positive

Charlie Sheen is going on the <i>Today</i> show to discuss being HIV-positive, sources tell PEOPLE.<p>According to top Hollywood publicist and crisis manager …

Apple’s Tim Cook: No-one Wants An iPad-Mac Hybrid

Apple CEO Tim Cook has told the The Irish Independent he has no plans to converge Cupertino’s lovingly crafted iPad and Macbook hardware lines into a hybrid tablet-plus-laptop device — arguing that melding the two device types would undermine the user experience. And not-so-subtly throwing shade on …

Tim Cook

Marilyn Monroe Never-Seen-Before Nude Calendar Pictures Have Found The Light Of Day

The photos that marked the Hollywood icon's career start.<p>When you think of Marilyn Monroe, you think of a glamorous Hollywood icon. Probably standing over a grate while her skirt blows up or schmoozing Frank Sinatra. But even Marilyn had to start somewhere.<p>We cannot confirm or deny if she was …

Marilyn Monroe

Donald Trump and T-Mobile's CEO clashed on Twitter, and things got ugly

In one corner, folks, we have an outspoken businessman running for president. In the other, the outspoken CEO of T-Mobile.<p>Grab some popcorn, because …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Khloé Karadshian caused a bit of an uproar recently when she shared the bikini-line preferences of herself and her sisters in a segment on her …

Hair

Apple to pull the plug on Beats Music on Nov. 30

The Beats won't go on at Apple after all.<p>The tech giant will shut down Beats Music on November 30, according to a document published Thursday. All Beats subscriptions will be canceled on that day, but Apple is encouraging subscribers to migrate their user profiles to Apple Music, the music …

Adele may be the next superstar to keep her new album off Spotify

Spotify's resistance to premium-only content may keep 25 off the service<p>Spotify may have to change one of its core principles if it wants to stream Adele's new album.<p>In 2013, Spotify missed out on Beyoncé’s massive eponymous album, which was exclusive to iTunes. In 2014, Taylor Swift batted the …

TRUMP GOES OFF: Donald gives epic speech raging against Ben Carson in every way imaginable

Among other things, Trump doubled down on his comparison of what he has called Carson's incurable "pathological temper" to child molesters, while both reenacting and questioning Carson's history of violent incidents as a young teenager.<p>"How stupid are the people of Iowa? How stupid are the people …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

Hoverboards

Christina Aguilera offers well wishes to Shelton, Stefani

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Christina Aguilera wishes nothing but the best for fellow "The Voice" mentors Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani.<p>A …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ramekins, approximately 8 centimeter diameter x 4 1/2 centimeter deep<br>• 1 cup plain flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 stick soft unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon soft light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract<br>• 1 extra-large egg<br>• 3/4 cup dark …

Recipes

Marco Rubio supports migrant amnesty because he is Hispanic, says Trump

The Republican frontrunner uses his rival’s family background as he steps up his efforts to derail the youthful Florida senator’s strong campaign<p>Donald Trump has said Marco Rubio supports “amnesty” for millions of undocumented immigrants because he is Hispanic.<p>During an interview with CNN, host …

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Why would you buy a PC anymore?'

In an interview with The Telegraph, Cook said, "I think if you're looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? No really, why would you buy one?"<p>He continued: "Yes, the iPad Pro is a replacement for a notebook or a desktop for many, many people. They will start using it and conclude they no …

New Wash From Hairstory

It takes a hair industry veteran to call out the fact that almost every shampoo on the market has detergent (aka sodium lauryl sulfate) in it—an irritant that strips and dries hair, fueling the perpetual cycle of buying products like conditioners, masks and treatments. These are unnecessary …

Hair Care

Lufthansa's CEO Is Ready for a Long Fight With Unions

Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Carsten Spohr is digging in for the battle of his professional life.<p>Lufthansa’s losses from a series of …

Aviation

Why You Should Try One of These Awesome, Exclusive, Super-Tiny Restaurants

Tiny restaurants are having a moment. Here are some great new ones to try.<p>Enter the sleek lobby of the boutique Duane Street Hotel in New York City’s …

Scans Reveal Strange Warm Spot At Giza Pyramid

Probably not grain storage...or a Stargate<p>There's a lot we know about the iconic Pyramids at Giza. We know they were built thousands of years ago to hold royal mummies and grave goods (not grain). The pyramids were likewise not the home/landing site/temples of aliens dead set on taking over …

When You Can't Eat Any More, Drink a Digestif

You’ve been sitting for the last four hours, gleefully tucking into the parade of heavy, gravy-bathed foods crowding the table. Festive spirit and general mirth abound, but your stomach, well, it’s starting to cry uncle. The last thing in the world you want at such a moment is to pour one more …

Missy Elliott's Return Is Everything We Crave

It's been a decade since rapper Missy Elliott released an album, and three years since her last single. When she turned up for a surprise performance during this year's Super Bowl Halftime Show, fans went wild. Now, they have even more reason to celebrate.<p>Today, Elliott released a new song and …