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The Colors Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2017

Next year, interior designers will be drawing inspiration from your personality.<p>We're more than halfway through 2016, which means one thing: It's already time to discuss which home decor trends will define next year.<p>On the color front, sophisticated hues are poised to take center stage, according …

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This Week in Popular

We rounded up the top 25 images that reached the top of Popular in the 500px community over the past week—liked, favorited, and commented on by you. …

Everton need to show that they are no pushovers

The 3-2 reverse at Newcastle signalled a trio of forgettable milestones for Everton, each one revolving around defeats or goals conceded, with the …

Slow motion video captures people's faces as they get hit with tasers

Photographer Patrick Hall took a series of portraits of people getting hit with a 300,000-volt taser. What's even better: He also made a …

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Literal Movie Posters by Danish Ahmed

Literal Movie Poster Series.<p>Delhi, India based graphic designer and illustrator Danish Ahmed has taken some movie titles very literally. No scenes …

Logo Design: Gradients

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Photos Reflecting the Most Ridiculous Laws in the U.S.

Photographer Olivia Locher, mocks some of the most ridiculous laws still in place in the United States with her new photo series, I Fought The Law. …

This Connected Sex Toy Wants To Change The Future Of Digital Intimacy

By Jenna Kagel4 minute Read<p>Toon Timmermans got the idea for his new product during a sex scene in the movie <i>Demolition Man</i>. In it, characters don …

Here Are The 5 Best Videos On YouTube From The ‘Workaholics’ Guys Early Days

It’s almost time to get weird again as our favorite telemarketers return to the small screen this Wednesday with the season four premiere of <i>Workaholics</i>. Check out their “Best Friends Ballad” from <i>Conan</i> last night immediately if you haven’t already.<p>Season three felt a little different than the …

Putin, the Winter Olympics and why there are two kinds of homophobia

Vladimir Putin is out and proud – as a homophobe, that is. He recently announced that gay people would not be subjected to harassment during the forthcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, they can feel "calm and relaxed", so long as they "leave children alone, please". Putin said that, while Russia did …

Behind the scenes of Star Wars – in pictures

It's more than 30 years since the first Star Wars film was released. Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original trilogy, has shared via Twitter images of the cast letting their hair down behind the scenes

We need to have a frank discussion about marriage

Marriage, as most know it in western countries, is regarded as the end goal of a relationship between (usually) a man and woman, and it normally has some sort of religious component. Marriage is regarded as "sacred". Weddings are planned that few really want to attend; pointless dresses are worn …

Thirty Amazing Facts About Private Jets

President Obama recently called for the elimination of “tax breaks for private jet owners,” painting anyone who doesn’t cram themselves into 28 inches of economy legroom as a fat-cat wastrel. But owners of business aircraft swear to their utility. Private jets (which are powered by gas turbine …

What Your Brain Sees May Not Be What You See

3D-Printed Wearable Iron Man Mark III Suit Sells For $35,000 (video)

Cheap Iron Man Mark III suits don’t rally pack an authentic punch for avid cosplay fans, which is where this fully wearable 3D-printed suit comes …

Innovation: How the Creative Stay Creative

Innovative companies require innovative people. For lessons on developing a creative work force, we asked some of the nation's top innovation consultants how they do it in their own shop.<p><b>Get Multicultural</b><p>Cultural melting pots produce inventive meals, believes Sohrab Vossoughi, CEO of Ziba, an …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

Parents Recreate Famous Film Scenes with Cardboard Boxes and Their Baby Boy

I don’t have kids just yet, so I can’t say from experience, but it seems one of the benefits of having a child is the ability to feature the adorable …

2014 in film preview: science-fiction

The Edge of Tomorrow<p>Tom Cruise, all trussed up in robo-exoskeleton, plays havoc with quantum theory as a future soldier who can die and be resurrected via a fancy fandangle the film-makers are calling a "time loop". Doug Liman directs a script based on the Japanese young adult novel All You Need is …

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

The Science Of Great Ideas–How to Train Your Creative Brain

Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here’s a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain’s power to come up with more great ideas.<p>Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do.<p>I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect …

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Tech Billionaires Throw an Oscar Night for Science Nerds

Steve Jennings/Getty ImagesIt was a red-carpet, black-tie affair at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., on Thursday evening, an …

Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>Don't pack your bags just yet, but Hubble has found indirect evidence of water on five different planets -- a lot of it, in some cases. Bigger brains than ours are also speculating that like black holes, …

Wallpaper of the Week by Chris Haines

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by our friend Christopher Haines from Neon Dreams. Chris is an incredible digital artist and …

Time Machines: Say 01100011 01101000 01100101 01100101 01110011 01100101!

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i><p>Today the world can easily be captured in 1s and 0s for our viewing pleasure. The hardware behind this capability all started as a DIY lab …

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Design Thinking

How Lippincott, the branding and strategy firm behind Coca-Cola’s swirl, Starbucks’s logo, and Samsung’s global identity, fuses creativity and analytics.<p>I lead an unusual company. Lippincott, part of the highly analytical management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, is the creative force behind the …

31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

Packaging: It's a necessary evil. So it may as well be clever.

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