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Letters From Einstein About God (and Toys) Sell for $420,625

LOS ANGELES — When he wasn't busy scribbling out the theory of relativity, Albert Einstein seems to have spent a fair amount of time writing letters involving topics such as God, his son's geometry studies, even a little toy steam engine an uncle gave him when he was a boy.<p>More than two dozen of …

Albert Einstein

The new iTunes icon is a throwback to Apple's classic logo

Apple loves to change the iTunes icon. It's just never satisfied. And it's hard to blame Apple for that: iTunes is one of the most important pieces of software it makes — a gateway into its revolutionary music and app stores, the home of most of your media, and the place you go to manage iPhones …

The Problem With The Color Blue

Blue may seem like a safe bet for a brand’s identity. The data suggests otherwise.<p>In brand design, the color blue is everywhere. Roughly 60% of Fortune 500 companies feature dominantly blue brand identities. Nearly half of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams sport a blue signature color. The “Big …

Apple Retail Employees Alleged to be Treated as 'Criminals' in Bag Check Lawsuit

A few retail employees at Apple Store locations have complained directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook, saying the company's policy of checking its employees' bags for security reasons was "embarrassing and demeaning." The new record comes from a court filing and is part of a 2013 lawsuit claiming the …

Teen on work experience discovers new planet

Tom Wagg, 15, spotted a planet orbiting a star whilst on a week-long placement at Keele University<p>A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away.<p>Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Keele …

Samsung’s foldable tablet could look a lot like this

The Korean Intellectual Property Office just published a design patent that may give us a better idea of what to expect from Samsung’s future foldable devices.<p>Samsung applied for patent No. 30-0757696 in November 2013, and today the Korea Intellectual Property Office published it (via Dutch website</i> …

North America once linked to Australia?

A new tectonic model suggests that the continent of North America may have once been attached to Australia.<p>More than a billion years ago, North …

Earth Science

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

DIY: Creating a Super Simple Variable Speed Camera Slider

<i>Editor’s note: This DIY tutorial uses a specific product called Compound 9, but you could use the same ideas/concepts with different materials and/or</i> …

Parallelism

How did Singapore become such a green city? | CNN Travel

How Cell Phones Can Help End World Hunger

Digital infrastructure may be the most powerful tool in battling the worldwide epidemic of malnutrition.<p>On a recent trip to Tanzania, I met a group of women who farmed vegetables for a living near the village of Mlandizi on the country’s east coast. As they were telling me about their operation, …

This might be the fanciest McDonald's in the world

The glass-enclosed restaurant, designed by Dutch firm Mei Architects features "a perforated golden facade and a grand spiral staircase," Dezeen Magazine reports.<p>The firm was hired to redesign the McDonald's restaurant after residents named it the "ugliest building in Rotterdam" and city officials …