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The Last Known Roll of Kodak Film From 1888

A rare artifact from the dawn of amateur photography<p>It was a simple promise, and a compelling one, at a time when photography was still in it infancy: “You press the button, we do the rest.”<p>With that, Kodak’s famous slogan made picture taking seem accessible to the masses in a way it never had been …

Transportation Secretary Foxx On Why Columbus, Ohio Won The DOT's $40 Million Smart City Challenge

The unlikely scene at the Douglas Community Center in the low-income Linden neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio yesterday saw a mix of VIPs that included a U.S. Cabinet member, the area’s U.S. Representative, the city’s mayor, the president of one of the world’s largest philanthropic organizations and …

Smart Cities

Here’s how long it takes to get a table for two at the top 10 restaurants in the world

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, an annual ranking released last week, can be a boon to businesses seeking to attract worldly gastronauts. For those …

Top 10

Map: Phil Vettel's top 50 Chicago restaurants

Tribune restaurant critic Phil Vettel has ranked his top 50 Chicago restaurants of the moment. Read much more about them here.<p>Phil’s 50 is not a descended-from-the-mountaintop pronouncement of Chicago’s best restaurants. Rather, it’s a guide to those Chicago restaurants that are delivering …

Major MacBook Pro revamp could replace function keys with OLED touch bar

Apple is preparing a serious overhaul of the MacBook Pro line for later this year, according to a research note from well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo reported on by <i>MacRumors</i>. The laptops are set to come in 13-inch and 15-inch models, with a thinner and lighter design enabled by a …

President Obama Dines with Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam

President Obama may have lunched with Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang in the Presidential Palace, but he spent dinner in more modest …

Chicago’s Infamous ‘Aloha’ Billboard Has Finally Been Taken Down

Say aloha to the <i>Aloha</i> billboard that has been overlooking Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood for more than a year. Not the hello aloha, the goodbye aloha. Because it’s gone. The billboard – for a movie that came out on May 29, 2015 – has finally been removed from it’s perch in Chicago after long …

Why Amazon Is Now Housing the Homeless in Seattle

Homeless families in Seattle now have an unlikely location to take shelter: a building that belongs to Amazon.<p>The tech giant announced last week that …

21 tiny design features that show Apple’s incredible attention to detail

Apple is known for its insane attention to detail. Oftentimes, it’s what sets Apple’s products apart from the competition.<p>Some of these features are incredibly useful and make the products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, …

Smartwatches

You Can Now Play Legend of Zelda on Your Computer

It’s been 30 years since video game fans plugged their Nintendo Entertainment Systems into their television sets and (after blowing on the cartridge …

Tourist Illegally Documents Trip to North Korea and Shares Insightful Photos He Smuggled Home

Earlier this year, London-based photographer Michal Huniewicz traveled to one of the most curious countries in the world–North Korea. He was accompanied by a small tour group and two guides who took them around the capital city of Pyongyang. As you might expect, this trip was not an easy one to …

North Korea

Here's the rocket launch — and landing — you didn't hear about this weekend

The New Shepard rocket and capsule blasted off from a launch site in West Texas on Saturday at an undisclosed time, and landed minutes later back at a landing pad, the company said.<p>The capsule, which was flying autonomously, parachuted to a nearby site and was recovered, the company said.<p>"Perfect …

Space Travel

Haunting photos of a dead Ohio mall reveal a new normal in America

Malls across America are dying.<p>One photographer, Johnny Joo, visited the defunct Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.<p>In the winter, the mall was covered in snow.<p>But now, the foliage has taken over the former retail haven.<p>What Joo found was haunting and fascinating.<p>Check it out.<p>You can view more of …

Scientists are using chemistry to fight off counterfeit coffee

You wait in line for your daily cup at your favorite coffee shop, like every morning. But today, something seems wrong with your precious, life-giving cup of joe. As the steam clouds your vision, you notice the familiar, nutty scent is tainted with hints of — what is that, a barnyard? And upon …

Coffee

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

North Korea releases propaganda film showing Washington under nuclear attack

The video, menacingly titled ‘Last Chance’, contains a visual history of relations between the US and Pyongyang and ends with the US flag in flames<p>North Korea released a new propaganda video menacingly titled “Last Chance”, showing a submarine-launched nuclear missile laying waste to Washington and …

North Korea

17 Must-Eat-Now Pies in Los Angeles, Fall 2017

Who doesn't like a good slice of pie? Whether it comes filled with a gut-busting custard or seasonal fruit, there's always something to enjoy, particularly as the city heads into the peak of holiday season. Thankfully, Los Angeles is a mecca for the flaky crusted treats that can be found everywhere …

This Humble Koreatown Restaurant Is a Dumpling Lover's Nirvana

What's your reward for finding a taekwondo studio, hardware store, and Bangladeshi biriyani spot? On the corner & 3rd & Vermont, the answer is <b>Dumpling House</b>. That kind of strip mall logic is unique to scattershot Los Angeles developers, and has given this city gems like this standout Korean …

7 Bottles of Sparkling Wine to Drink Year Round

Sparkling wine usually means there’s a special occasion to be toasted: anniversaries, holidays, yet another one of your friends getting hitched...But it’s time for that to change. Ordering takeout for a long night in with your glowing TV screen? I’ve got an extra brut for you. Thinking about …

Sparkling Wine

Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims …

Same-sex Marriage