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Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

What's more, Zuckerberg paid out the nose for it, shelling out $1 billion for an app that had 13 employees, zero revenue, and which most of the buttoned-up investors that would attend Facebook's IPO roadshow had probably never heard of.<p>The deal caused immediate concern. Some considered the deal a …

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Comedy

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

Jon Stewart will step down as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news.<p>Stewart, 52, made the announcement to his studio audience as he recorded Tuesday night's show in New York. Under his watch, "The Daily Show" navigated …

A Sky Like A Paint

Apple Watch wins the wrist war before it starts

Ever since Tim Cook unveiled the Apple Watch last September, it’s been one disappointment after another as far as I’m concerned. Apple’s first wearable won’t come in the minimalist form factor of the fitness bracelets I love. Worse yet, the launch version of the fashion-forward device will lack …

Oxfam Claims The Richest 1% Will Own More Than Half The World's Wealth By Next Year

"The scale of global inequality is quite simply staggering and despite the issues shooting up the global agenda, the gap between the richest and the rest is widening fast," Oxfam executive director Winnie Byanyima said.<p>The richest one percent's share of global wealth increased from 44 percent in …

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

The FBI Is Investigating Whether US Banks Are Launching Cyberattacks Of Their Own

Bloomberg is reporting that the FBI is investigating whether US financial institutions have started fighting back against hackers.<p>US Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has described the state of cyberattacks as "kind of a Wild West right now," remarking that US companies have been launching cyberattacks …

Peter Thiel: People Are Scared Of The Future And Silicon Valley Doesn't Get It

Someone from the audience asked him what the one core insight into the universe he has that is most at odds with Silicon Valley conventional wisdom.<p>Thiel joked that there are a bunch of things that he believes are contrary to what people in the Valley believe, and that it would be "dangerous" to …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

University of Pennsylvania

Το Άγνωστο Μαρτύριο Ανύποπτου Εντόμου Που Ταξιδεύει Ακίνητο

Σύμφωνα με τον κύριο που τράβηξε το βίντεο, το έντομο ετούτο έπαιζε με το συγκεκριμένο σπόρο καλαμποκιού για τρεις ώρες. Δεν είχε επίγνωση ότι …

Innovative School Proposes Lush Vegetation on its Roof

The United Design Group (UDG) China recently began construction on an innovative community kindergarten in Wuxi, a city in the southern Jiangsu province. Called <i>Xieli Garden</i>, it's a spiraling three-storey structure whose sloping green roof wraps around a centralized courtyard. It aims to create the …

New Research Proves Just How Effective CrossFit Is

Proof that those short yet intense WODs are totally worth sweating through<p>With nearly 10 million CrossFitters worldwide—60 percent of whom are …

CrossFit Almost Definitely Won't Kill You

<b>LAST DECEMBER</b>, <i>Outside Magazine</i> pointedly raised a question that may have crossed the mind of many a curious exerciser: "Is CrossFit Killing …

Incredible Photograph Captures 8 Hours of Plane Departures

Self-proclaimed aviation nerd Mike Kelley recently compiled the outdoor activity of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in a single, amazing photograph. The architectural photographer spent nearly an entire day at the south complex of the airport capturing all of the takeoffs and some …

The 19 Best Places For Men To Shop Online

Over the years, we've clicked through many a menswear website. Most don't offer a clear advantage over actual stores and many are so profoundly confusing we had to surf our way out of there. Here is our definitive list of sites that offer something extra, whether it's hard-to-find brands, a custom …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Landscape Photography

5 ‘Healthy' Foods With Hidden Sugar

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We’re consuming too much sugar. And this week, the World Health Organization announced we should reduce our intake to …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Case Study: Why This Photograph "Works"

Today we are going to do something a little different. Lightstalking has many many great articles advising you about both composition and learning …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Millions Flock to Telegram Messaging App After WhatsApp Outage

Telegram, a messaging app that emphasizes privacy and security, added millions of new users Sunday, following WhatsApp's biggest outage in years.<p>The …

Δύο Τρόποι Να Γίνεις Πλούσιος Ουκρανός

Τις τελευταίες ημέρες στις ειδήσεις διαβάσαμε για δυο άνδρες από την Ουκρανία πολύ διαφορετικούς μεταξύ τους. Ο ένας έγινε μόλις πάρα πολύ πλούσιος, …

Πόσο Λάθος Είναι Η Ώρα Στις Χώρες Του Κόσμου

Σε ετούτο εδώ το χάρτη βλέπουμε τις χρονοζώνες στις οποίες είναι χωρισμένος ο κόσμος. Ο μηχανικός της Google Στέφανο Ματζιόλο τον έφτιαξε, και τον …

Ο φωτογράφος LEGO γυρίζει τον κόσμο!

Ο Βρετανός φωτογράφος Andrew Whyte ξεκίνησε να απαθανατίζει τις ταξιδιωτικές περιπέτειες ενός μοναχικού φωτογράφου LEGO, παρουσιάζοντας μια …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Public Wi-Fi also a spying tool, Snowden documents show in new Canada scandal

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Here’s a new and potentially explosive twist to our ongoing surveillance saga: according to CBC News, documents obtained by …

LG G2

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Snowden accuses U.S. of industrial espionage

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The U.S. uses its digital surveillance capabilities to commit industrial espionage, Edward Snowden has claimed in an interview …