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This Photographer is Paying it Forward with $10,000 from Copyright Infringers

Yunghi Kim, a decorated photojournalist and 20 year member of Contact Press Images, is bringing more than turkey to Thanksgiving this year: she’s …

Yale

800-Year-Old Ancient Extinct Squash Uncovered During Archeological Dig on Menominee Indian Reservation

An archaeological dig on the First Nation's Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin yielded some unexpected results when a clay vessel about the size of a tennis ball was uncovered. After carbon dating, it was revealed that the pot was over 800 years old and contained a variety of seeds from a species …

Archaeology
Cannabis

How One Man With No Budget Crowdfunded a Racing Effort and Beat Professional Teams

Racing is expensive, but there's still room for the underdog.<p>Most young car enthusiasts have the same dream: to become a professional race-car driver. Lapping the great circuits of the world, fighting for every position amidst a cacophony of thundering motors, thousands of spectators cheering—who …

Motorsport

Dell's $67 billion EMC deal will transform it into an enterprise giant

Just as rivals like Hewlett-Packard are getting smaller<p>Dell has announced that it plans to buy data storage company EMC for $67 billion. The deal will be the largest ever in the history of the tech industry, reports <i>The Financial Times</i>, with EMC agreeing to a sale price worth roughly $33.15 a share. …

IT

Honda Project 2&4 Concept Car Was Inspired by The Legendary Honda RA272 of 1965

Honda has announced its latest concept <b>Honda Project 2&4 Car</b> during 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. It represents innovative Honda commitment to innovation …

Half of the World's Marine Life is Gone

Half of the World's Marine Life is Gone<p>via mashable.com<p>A recent study conducted by the World Wildlife Fund and Zoological Society of London has revealed that—between 1970 and 2012—nearly half of the ocean’s fish population was wiped out. The combined effects of overfishing and climate change have …

Coco Chanel

Porsche takes on Tesla with its Mission E concept car that can charge in 15 minutes

Porsche has unveiled its first all-electric sports car at the Frankfurt Motor Show, becoming the latest brand to incorporate rechargeable battery …

Auto Shows

Oregon's "Lost Lake" Drains Down a Perplexing Hole

Mount Hood National Forest's Lost Lake is the source of a natural phenomenon that has Oregon residents stumped. When winter arrives, nearby streams drain into the lake and cause it to fill with water. While this occurrence isn't out of the ordinary, the lake <i>does</i> undergo a confusing transformation …

Oregon

Japanese Paper Cutting Could Be The Key To Better Solar Power

The University of Michigan has figured out how to use kirigami to make solar panels up to 40% more efficient.<p>Kirigami isn’t quite as well known as it’s flashier cousin, origami, but the Japanese paper cutting technique is already being implemented in innovative new technology designs. Next up for …

Clean Energy

Samsung’s Latest TV Is Also An Unexpected Design Masterpiece

Designed by Studio Bourollec, the Serif is perfect for design nerds and small apartment dwellers.<p>Televisions were once built more like furniture than anything else, expected to fit into a home’s decor for decades. But in more recent times, the attention has shifted to the more gadgety aspects of a …

Emerging Technology

Nendo’s Carbon Fiber Bookshelf Stretches To Any Size You Need

The Nest is a Russian nesting doll shelving unit, which can be pulled apart to “grow” to any size and configuration you want.<p>Here’s something that’s happened to everyone. You’ve got a pile of books just sort of hanging out, looking like a bomb went off. So you decide to buy some shelves for them. …

Furniture

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