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Surreal Art By Tony Futura Makes Fun Of Consumerism And Pop Culture (20+ Pics)

Tony Futura, a digital artist based in Berlin, creates surreal art that seems to poke fun at the materialism and pop-culture focus of modern Western …

It’s raining funds

<i>A comprehensive look into the startup funding scenario till date.</i><p>Besides impressing girls, contemporary entrepreneurs have several <i>serious and</i> …

Venture Capital

This is a Giant Fujinon XA55 Broadcast Lens on a Tiny Panasonic GH4

What do you get if you mount a giant $60,000 broadcast lens to a tiny mirrorless camera? That’s what YouTube user SirJonnyCargo recently set out to …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

A mysterious artist is posting cartoons attacking Goldman Sachs and Hillary Clinton around New York City

Business Insider has seen two of the stickers, which both feature a version of the company's logo modified to say "Goldman Rats" and an image of a cartoonish rodent sticking out its tongue.<p>One of the stickers (pictured above) is captioned "PHOOEY ON YOU, POORS." I spotted it in the subway last …

This is the best time to quit paying for TV, and it’s only going to get better

That's because there have never been more ways to watch TV without actually paying a cable or satellite company each month for a bundle of channels, many of which you probably never watch.<p>Showtime, which announced on Wednesday that its standalone streaming service will launch next month, is the …

A reporter raced a robot to write a news story — the result shows just how much we should worry about our jobs

Reporters, for example, will have to compete with incredibly intelligent systems such as WordSmith, a program created by Automated Insights that takes data and turns it into stories.<p>To illustrate this reality, NPR recently pitted their White House correspondent and former business reporter, Scott …

Is U.S.-China Conflict Imminent in the South China Sea?

OXFORD, England -- When a U.S. Navy P8-A surveillance aircraft recently flew near Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, it was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy to leave the area. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that, "China's determination to safeguard its …

Car lover's dream, McLaren F1 supercar to be sold at auction | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep-pocketed car lovers will have a chance to buy a rare McLaren F1 when it goes on the auction block this summer, as part of a sale of a private collection of some of the world’s finest sports and supercars.<p>A man looks at a McLaren F-1 LM-Specification car is displayed at …

Analysis of ten years of data from the space telescope has revealed the unusual trajectories, and also suggests Pluto might in fact be a binary dwarf planet<p>Pluto’s moons have been tracked closely for the first time, showing that they tumble unpredictably rather than keeping one face fixed on their …

Moon

Video games bring new generation to classical music

Three of the top 20 from Classic FM’s Hall of Fame poll are soundtracks to video games and another 9 make the top 300<p>Soundtracks to video games have brought a younger generation to classical music, a new poll of the nation’s favourite pieces suggests.<p>Three of the top 20 from Classic FM’s Hall of …

Flute

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A hall full of autumn

Inside The World’s Best Tall Buildings

The best skyscrapers today don’t defy nature, they embrace it.<p>When skyscrapers first appeared in the U.S. in the late 1800s, they were the antithesis of the natural world–consummate manmade achievements. These days, they’re still monumental feats of engineering, but nature is beginning to creep …