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LG’s $1,200 Urbane Luxe wraps short-lived technology in timeless gold

LG is restricting production of the Urbane Luxe to a run of 500 units, with each of these individually numbered. At this year's IFA, we got a closer look at the 18th. It's, well, gold. And chunky. A chunky piece of gold-covered metal with a 1.3-inch OLED screen in the middle. The strap is high …

Pictures of the Week 9.3.15

Luxury Cars

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

You can actually walk through the once-fiery depths of Mother Nature.<p>For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring …

National Parks

Force Friday Around the World

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Sculpture

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

Secret Everyday Lives of Stormtroopers Reveal That They’re Just like Us

Have you ever wondered what an Imperial Stormtrooper does on their day off? Photographer Jorge Prez Higuera has, and his series <i>The Other Side</i> takes an amusingly revealing look at what that entails. Turns out, it's not all that different from us: they're reading food labels at the grocery store; …

Working-class

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Style guide for men: How to wear chinos | fashion and trends

Chinos were introduced as baggier trousers with front darts -- clearly everything a stylish guy should stay away from! But over the last couple of …

8 fall style trends every guy should know about

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's time to start making those necessary acquisitions — a few sweaters, a wool coat, a pair of boots, maybe — to ready your wardrobe …

Photos Taken on Empty Los Angeles Freeways in the Dead of Night

A decade ago, photographer Matt Logue started creating unusual photos of Los Angeles by using Photoshop to remove all the cars and people from the …

Boeing shows off weapon for destroying drones with a freaking laser

Rouge drones, meet Boeing's Compact Laser Weapons System.<p>Boeing showed off its Compact Laser Weapons System this week. It's a portable laser weapon …

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

In op-ed, Jorge Ramos says it was his journalistic duty to confront Donald Trump | Fox News

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to the station's website to defend his headline-grabbing confrontation with presidential candidate Donald Trump at a press conference this week.<p>The essay comes a few days after Trump dismissed Ramos from his press conference after the anchor shouted questions out …

Your PlayStation Can Study Black Holes

With a little modification, of course. And a few of its friends. At least, that’s what the US Air Force found out.<p>Their project, dubbed the ‘Condor Cluster’ was built in 2010, following the advent of another supercomputer. Dr. Gaurav Khanna, out of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, set out …

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that almost was

It might seem crazy today, but in the early '90s Nintendo and Sony were working together on a video game accessory that'd add CD capabilities to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There would also be a separate Sony console that'd play SNES cartridge games and titles for the SNES CD system …

Send your name to Mars without ever leaving your computer

Now, even if you can't go to Mars, your name still can.<p>NASA is asking members of the public to submit their names to fly to Mars aboard the space …

North Korea's Kim Jong Un places nation's border in 'semi-state of war'

North Korean leader<p>Kim Jong Unhas ordered troops on the country’s heavily armed border with South Korea to be ready for war, one day after the two countries exchanged artillery fire in a spat over propaganda-spewing loudspeakers.<p>Speaking at an emergency meeting of his Central Military Commission, …

North Korea

Samsung will debut new round Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch in Berlin early next month

Samsung teased its new round smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S2, at its press event in New York today, saying it would trot out the new device at IFA in Berlin early next month.<p>The watch, until now, had been known as the Samsung Gear A. The new watch will probably not run on Android Wear, but rather …

Court tells movie rightsholders to pay $442,000 for details of suspected illegal downloaders

The ridiculous cat and mouse game between illegal downloaders and Hollywood’s film industry is a long-running battle that has previously seen rights holders send out letters to thousands of suspected downloaders in the hope that they can extract some cash relatively cheaply and …

Tianjin Blast: The New Multi-Perspective Disaster-Porn News, Brought to You By Smartphones and Drones

Ubiquitous smartphones have captured the explosion from dozens of perspectives. People are piecing them together and synchronizing them<p>As Chinese …

AT&T revamping data plans with fewer options at better rates starting tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, AT&T will be revamping its Mobile Share Value plans by adjusting data tiers and plan prices for new and current subscribers. At the low end, AT&T is consolidating a few data tiers into just two options with different price points. Meanwhile, AT&T’s double digit data tiers are …

Telecoms

Telling the truth pays: Jessica Alba's Honest Company is worth $1.7 billion

Sometimes, honesty really is the best policy.<p>Jessica Alba’s sustainability- and transparency-focused Honest Company is the latest member of the …

Tianjin explosion: Dozens dead, areas of Chinese port city devastated

<b>Tianjin, China (CNN) —</b> You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars.<p>But what set off the terrifying explosions that ripped through warehouses containing hazardous chemical materials, shooting …

China

15 Unexpected Signs a Marriage May End in Divorce

At least according to these (somewhat strange) statistics.<p><b>1) The bride had pre-wedding jitters.</b><p>If the future Mrs. has cold feet, the couple's risk of divorce more than doubles, according to a study published in the <i>Journal of Family Psychology</i>. The good news? A groom with "I do" doubts has almost no …

What Bernie Sanders means when he says he is a democratic socialist

Almost every story about Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who will speak at the Moda Center in Portland on Sunday evening, mentions that he is a …

Middle-class

18 CEOs Called Out By Bernie Sanders For Taking Trillions In Bailouts, Evading Taxes, and Outsourcing Jobs

Bernie Sanders is the underdog in the American political race, but he’s quickly gaining momentum as a prime candidate to lead the US, as his …