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Gaming is eating the world: welcome to user experience 3.0

After the acquisition of CandyCrush (King) by Activision, light was shed on the power of gaming. I’m not talking about the fact that gaming is a …

Manufract: 'Self-healing' salvaged wood furniture made whole with bio-resin

In nature, organisms find a way to restore their integrity and equilibrium once they have been injured. Trees are no exception; that's why in …

Furniture

Only 6% of Cities are Preparing for Driverless Cars

In a study released last month, the National League of Cities found that only 6% of cities’ current long-term transportation plans consider the …

Small Cars Have A Big Problem

Microcar design has yet to nail the X factor, as manufacturers work to fix perception with the right combination of styling and tech.<p>Microcars have always been cheeky novelties, bubbly one- or two-seaters with toy-like motors and style from <i>The Jetsons</i>, reserved only for the dusty garages of avid …

We might have the name wrong of the next 4-inch iPhone

This may not be worth much more than the pixels it’s written on, especially since usually accurate analyst Ming-ChiKuo says it’s coming early next year, but a new rumor out of China says the next 4-inch iPhone won’t be the iPhone 6c… it’ll be the iPhone 7c.<p>MIC Gadget – a website that is pretty good …

Apple Pay

Arresting Portraits by Timothy Keen

What is it about Timothy Keen's photos that makes them so unbelievably arresting? Is it the way he uses white space to give his subjects room to breathe, to stretch their arms and gaze up into the sky? Or is it the way he uses composition and lighting to tell an emotionally charged story; one of …

Albert Einstein

How A Stage Design Legend Creates Sets For Beyonce, Lady Gaga, And Bruno Mars

Leroy Bennett explains how he designs stages for the greats, from Paul McCartney to Beyoncé.<p>You’ve probably never heard of LeRoy Bennett, but you know his customers: Bruno Mars, Nine Inch Nails, Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga. For the past 30 years, Bennett has designed the lighting and set pieces for …

Legendary Celebrity iCons

Robert DeNiro<p>Some of Hollywood's most revered celebrities are letting every blemish and wrinkle shine in these photographs by London and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts. Known for his portraits of the stars, Gotts has been photographing celebrities for more than twenty years. He travels …

Al Pacino

Lockheed Martin Corp. To Exit Commercial Cybersecurity, Double-Down On Helicopters And Combat Jets

Lockheed Martin Corp. has been planning to sell off or spin off its roughly $4 billion government information technology business since earlier this year. That would include its Cybersecurity unit. ”The cyber programs that will remain with the company are mostly focused on defense and intelligence …

Aviation

‘Convertible’ Patek Philippe, Historic Rolex & Breguet Highlight Sotheby’s New York Auction

The next Sotheby’s New York watch auction, which occurs Thursday, December 10th, will offer a Ref. 3448 wristwatch made by Patek Philippe in 1966 with an unusual twist. Twenty years after it was made, the owner requested–and received– a second gold case (more about this later). In addition to this …

Porsche's Tesla-fighting Mission E concept car gets green light for production

The Porsche Mission E, arguably one of the most interesting and beautiful concept cars to debut in 2015, was a huge hit at the Frankfurt auto show a few months ago — but the company hadn't committed to actually building the thing. Now, with a new press release, Porsche says that the Mission E will …

Amal Clooney Bares Her Midriff in a Silver Crop Top and Matching Culottes

When it comes to fashion, Amal Clooney can do no wrong. The stylish star stepped out in London on Thursday night in what might be her edgiest look …

Celebrity Glamour Shots (12 photos)

<b>Marion Cotillard</b><p>I think It's safe to assume that New York-based fashion photographer Mark Squire is a perfectionist. After closely examining each of his gorgeous portraits, it's hard to find any visible flaws. What's most impressive is how he controls light and shadows to create extremely …

Fashion Photography

Lack of Balance Between Babyfaces and Heels Is Destroying WWE

Link to Media<p>Sheamus is the new WWE world heavyweight champion, and he's also the latest heel to climb the ladder of the company. The fact that he's WWE's best man for the job doesn't make many fans very happy, and the fact that he's endorsed by The Authority isn't helping matters much at all.<p>The …

Windows Phone

The week in pictures: 4 December 2015 - Telegraph

New South Wales

San Bernardino shooting investigated as 'act of terrorism'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, Saturday, 12:16 a.m. ET]</b><p>Late Friday, a UPS driver noticed that a package being delivered was addressed to Farook's townhouse and turned around to return it to a distribution facility, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said in a tweet. The package was held in …

California

2015's Most-Liked Instagram Posts by Pop Stars

From Rihanna's beach bod to Taylor Swift's gift from Kanye<p>Over the course of the last year, musicians have made Instagram their space to tease new …

Nicki Minaj