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TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: PHILADELPHIA MODERN MULTI-TIERED TOWNHOUSE DESIGN WITH STYLE AND ARCHITECTURAL FLAIR WITHOUT THE LUXURY

Set on Philadelphia's crowded Pine Road, the Network House by the modelers at Moto Designshop arranged this current multi-layered townhouse to handle …

Tim Cook Ripped Apart Google's Business Model In 2 Paragraphs

One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are free but use your personal data to market products to you.<p>"You are the product," Cook writes.<p>That's how Google operates. Its algorithms scan your …

An Inside Look At The Development Of Samsung’s Gear VR At Oculus With CEO Brendan Iribe

Oculus VR is the key platform partner behind Samsung’s new Gear VR, having co-developed the hardware and having built the Oculus Mobile software development kit and first party demonstration apps entirely in-house. The company’s foray into mobile may be newly revealed, but it began not long after …

Sony Unveils The QX1 And QX30 Lens And Camera Sensor Add-Ons For Smartphones

Sony has indeed added to its lineup of camera tech add-ons for smartphone devices today, with not one, but two new devices in the QX series of accessories. The QX1 and QX30 join the existing QX10 and QX100, with the QX1 offering interchangeable lenses as revealed in a leak earlier, and the QX30 …

8 Secure Apps For Paranoid People

Luckily, there are apps out there for helping to shrink your digital footprint.<p>From messaging apps with military-grade encryption and included kill switches to apps that will encrypt your phone calls, these are the best apps for flying below the radar.<p>Just don't forget your trench coat.

The Coral Gables Residence in Florida by Touzet Studio

Modern Architecture by Touzet Studio for a Residence in Florida.<p>The architects of Touzet Studio have completed this top notch residence located on a …

It's Time To Fix iCloud

Millions of people are learning about iCloud after a 4chan user hacked several prominent actresses' phones and posted hundreds of private photos online this weekend.<p>Thing is, that particular hack was allegedly the work of several hackers over several months — though they didn't admit to how they …

Here are the top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps

In the name of transparency, Apple has revealed the top reasons why it rejects apps from its App Store.<p>The most common reason Apple blocks apps isn’t censorship, as some folks might believe. About 14 percent of apps rejected during the seven-day period ending Aug. 28 were rejected because more …

Warning: This New App Is Seriously Addictive

Morpholio Board is democratizing the design process by giving enthusiasts access to the same mobile resources and tools that professionals use.<p><i>Morpholio Apps</i><p>Mood boards have long been an essential part of the creative process for interior designers, and in recent years online tools like Pinterest …

Here's Why Apple Failed With Siri

Viv Labs, which includes members from team that made Siri before the company was bought by Apple, wants to make an "intelligent interface to everything."<p>But those engineers didn't exactly leave Apple on good terms, according to Wired's Steven Levy.<p>Levy says the creators of Siri were wooed into …

Google-Backed Robot Concierge Accepts Tweets as Tips

Our robot future rolls ever closer, and this time, it's in the form of a pint-sized hotel concierge about to begin its trial run at the upscale, …

11 Crazy-Interesting Facts About Google

A Quora user posed a straightforward question: What are some mind-blowing facts about Google?<p>We've plucked out our favorite facts from that list and other sources to bring you this selection of surprising tidbits.

These are the international airlines that still don’t have in-flight Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is slowly but surely ramping up on domestic US flights. A larger proportion of them offer some form of Wi-Fi compared to many other places around the world. The above chart, using data published by Morgan Stanley analysts Simon Flannery and Armintas Sinkevicius, lists major international …

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Buzz Aldrin 'saw UFO' during 1969 Apollo 11 flight

Second man to walk on moon convinced life exists elsewhere in space but denies his sighting was extraterrestrial<p>Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, said he glimpsed an unidentified flying object during the Apollo 11 flight.<p>The astronaut also said the first humans to set foot on …

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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone 6

We've combed the web for leaked photos, rumors, and gossip, and rounded them all up here in one place.

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

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Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

Psychology

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

The European Commission Wants High Speed Broadband Everywhere. But Is It Worth It?

Here in Europe, we are usually keen to depict ourselves as a developed, technologically advanced region. We love to quote Copenhagen, Barcelona, Amsterdam, London, as leading models for aspiring “smart cities” of all over world. However, this is only part of the picture.<p>Side by side with the Europe …

ANALYST: Apple's iWatch Will Go Into Production This November

Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac has Kuo's research note in which Kuo says, "We have pushed back our estimated time of iWatch mass production from late-September to mid-/late- November ... We also lower our forecast of iWatch 2014 shipments by 40% to 3mn units."<p>Kuo has a track record of producing "relatively …

UK-made custom smartwatch adopts Android Wear

A London startup Blocks has adopted Google’s new Android Wear to make a customisable smartwatch that allows users to upgrade and swap out sensors, screens and batteries.<p>Created by a team at Imperial College, the Blocks modular smartwatch uses a screen that links up to small segments in a band using …

Here's What the New Samsung Virtual Reality Headset Looks Like

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung has been creating a virtual reality device in collaboration with Oculus VR for sometime. The …

How an iOS App and IFTTT Channel Could Help Secure Your Home

Manything, a cloud-based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app today which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel.<p>Announced today, the new app allows users to …

LG G Watch Gets First Custom Android Wear ROM

The LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live launched earlier this week, and now the G Watch is the first of these new smart watches to get a custom …

BMW Developing Wireless Inductive Charging For EVs

BMW was announced that they are working on a new wireless inductive charging system for their EVs, like the new BMW i8 and BMW i3 EVs.<p>Both of the …

How to extend your iPhone or Android's battery life

With the US’s Transportation Security Agency (TSA) ordering that people may not carry “dead” devices on to plane flights as part of new security measures, and with many people heading off on holiday where the chance to charge their phone may be more limited, how do you extend your battery …

LG unveils child-tracking Kizon device

<b>LG has announced a wrist-worn device designed to let parents keep track of where their child is and listen to what they are up to.</b><p>The Kizon uses GPS and wi-fi signals to identify the wearer's location and sends the information to an Android app.<p>LG is targeting the device at families with pre-school …

Wearable Tech

10 Breathtaking Gardens

From endless acreage to a tiny terrace, these meticulously manicured retreats (sourced from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram) left us in awe.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> With a little ingenuity and some sharp clippers, basic bushes can become modern masterpieces.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Attempt to conceal the concrete …