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Google and Apple's new laptops may sound bad now, but they are the future of computers

A few days ago, we learned Apple's new MacBook is about four years behind in terms of performance. It has a gorgeous new design and a sharp display, but costs more and isn't as powerful as the entry-level MacBook Air.<p>Google is following a similar trend. Its newest computer, an updated model of the …

MacBook Air

How to uncover a bunch of fun Easter eggs hidden in Google Hangouts

If there's ever a time for celebrating the Easter Eggs, today's the day. There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat platform.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends by making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the …

Google Hangout

Meet NYC’s Best Instagrammer, Sam Horine

Some of the best shots of New York you’ll ever see are all on one Instagram page.<p>There are those Instagram accounts that it seems everyone you know …

Remarkable 240-Year-Old Doll Automaton Can Write Actual Programmable Text

Designed and constructed in the 1770s, this extraordinary little doll is actually a self-operating machine that's believed by some to be one of the oldest examples of a computer. Known as “The Writer,” the automaton was built by Swiss-born watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz in order to entertain …

Forget Google And Microsoft—These Are The Startups That Should Scare Dropbox

The tech industry’s titans don’t think nearly as creatively as Dropbox when it comes to storage. But these startups do.<p>In <i>Fast Company’s</i> April feature on Drew Houston, cofounder and CEO of Dropbox, the 32-year-old confesses that it’s not Google, Amazon, or Microsoft––who compete by offering …

Intricate Paper Animals Crafted with Elaborate Origami Techniques

Polish artist Piotr Sokolowski's elaborate origami creations use intricate tucks and folds to bring three-dimensional paper animals to life. To make the creatures, the artist uses the practice of modular origami – folding paper and creating multiple components, then joining the components into one …

Origami

The Incredible Beauty and Colorful Diversity of Agate

Dense bands, striking colors, fine grain, milky surfaces, and glittering pockets of crystals are just some of the features commonly found in agate. Viewed up close, the gemstone often resembles completely otherworldly sights, ranging from galactic nebulae to neon-hued, microscopic bacteria, as seen …

21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about - CNET

Remarkably Pristine Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Turkish City of Zeugma

A team of archeologists led by Professor Kutalmis Grkay of Ankara University recently unearthed three ancient Greek mosaics in the Turkish city of Zeugma near the border of Syria. The excavation project, which began in 2007, was spurred on by flooding in the area due to the construction of a dam. …

Ancient History

Pickup Trucks Digitally Manipulated to Look Like Pretzels

In artist Chris Labrooy's series <i>Tales of Auto Elasticity</i>, he depicts vehicles doing the impossible. Vibrantly-colored pickup trucks are stretched and twisted in unbelievable scenes. They are from Labrooy's imagination, and he digitally manipulates the autos into the faux, shiny sculptures that we …

Elasticity

This TV Commercial Featuring a Penguin Just Won Christmas

Get ready to fall in love with Monty the Penguin. In this new advertisement campaign for upscale UK department store John Lewis comes a video that is guaranteed to warm your heart. The spot, which cost $1.6 million to make is as sweet as you can get for a Christmas commercial. The ad centers around …

Extensive Use of Glass Defining Modern Lake House in Romania: Villa Snagov

Situated on a narrow strip of land between the forest and the lake, this contemporary residence in Snagov, Romania takes in its peaceful natural …

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

Photography

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

Architizer

UK media in one-minute silence protest over jailing of al-Jazeera journalists

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news media in the UK and abroad have stood in silence for a one-minute protest exactly 24 hours after three journalists were sentenced in Egypt for charges relating to terrorism.<p>Australian Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian acting Cairo bureau chief …