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What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

Nikon's new full-frame camera leaks out with glorious retro styling

The Alpha 7 cameras that Sony introduced last month were astounding because of their combination of compact size, a full-frame sensor, and interchangeable lenses. The only apparent problem they had was the lack of an established lens ecosystem — such as, for example, the one that Nikon has with its …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

A Beginner's Guide to Wine

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO WINE<p>MAISON JEUNE<p>GRAVIERE<p>Downland Vineyard . Pine Mountain<p>25% Grenache 75% Syrah<p>2007<p>Alc. …

Watch men: what hardcore timepiece collectors think about smartwatches

The iWatch might be coming, but this centuries-old industry has survived disruption before<p>One of the worst-kept secrets of the technology industry is that the next big product category will be smartwatches, wearable computers that sources have all but confirmed will be released soon by Apple, …

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Find the Best Movie Theaters

AS MOVIE LOVERS grow more content watching flicks in the comfort of their own homes, theater owners are unleashing all manner of technologies to peel customers off the couch and propel them into the cinema. From gigantic screens to hyper-realistic sound systems, it's a golden age for a …

Pocket Tripod: 360° wallet-sized iPhone stand

<i>SEEKING FUNDING: The world's first iPhone stand that can articulate to any imaginable angle, and can transform to the shape of a credit card.</i>Created …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century: Data Analyst

Looking for a career change or a college major that's all but guaranteed to result in a hefty salary with copious benefits? Big data may not seem the …

Japanese Porsche Fan Commissions the World's Most Elegant Garage

The Porsche 911 is a thing of beauty: Designed in 1959 by "Butzi" Porsche himself, its clean lines and German engineered guts have turned it into a …

Google Launches Maps Engine API To Allow Enterprise Developers To More Easily Create, Share And Publish Custom Maps

Google’s Maps Engine, its enterprise-focused service for developers who need to be able to create their own maps based on custom data, launched about two years ago and has been available commercially since last year. Today, Google is adding more functionality to the platform by launching an API for …

The Congo's Unending War Captured in Vivid Infrared Color

Irish war photographer Richard Mosse has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo three times in the past three years—he's made it his mission, …

Artists

Algorithm draws famous videogame characters by playing 'Tetris'

Software architect Michael Birken has created the Tetris Printer Algorithm, a program that can draw using <i>Tetris</i> pieces. The algorithm is able to play the famous puzzle game, rotating, positioning, and dropping Tetriminos to create images. In a video demonstration, Birken shows the algorithm at …

Blast From the Past: High Quality Color Footage of New York City in the 1930s

Color film first burst onto the scene in 1935 when Kodak introduced the world to Kodachrome, and the first of this film that was available to the …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Google

Given the size and scope of such a company, the Quora community had no problem providing a number of little-known yet surprising tidbits.<p>With all its tech excellence (which runs from Google Glass to the self-driving car to the internet's most beloved search engine), here are 10 mind-blowing facts …

Google Glass

Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

The latest round of cutting-edge aerospace technology feels very Zen to me. Much like SpaceX's Grasshopper Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing vehicle, this Lockheed Martin F-35B jet is capable of vertical take-offs and landings and appears to hover in the air in a sort of meditative state that seems …

The Air Travel Rights You Aren't Aware of (and How to Get Them)

If you've ever sat in a plane on the tarmac only to have the flight cancelled, been bumped just before boarding, or landed at your destination only …

Bitcoin’s creator is Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki, says hypertext inventor

Kyoto University<p>Ted Nelson, the American academic who in 1963 coined the term hypertext, and is therefore viewed as one of the World Wide Web’s founding fathers, just released a 12-minute video with a big reveal at the end: The inventor of bitcoin, says Nelson, is probably Japanese mathematician …

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Lamborghini Egoista Concept centers entirely on its very fortunate driver (video)

Many automakers talk of building driver-focused machines; for its 50th birthday, Lamborghini is taking that idea to its logical extreme through the Egoista Concept. The commemorative supercar centers on a cabin that only allows room for the driver and a bare minimum of instruments, eliminating …

Quantum network secretly running for 2 years

A national laboratory has been running a quantum network that could make perfectly secure Internet communications a reality.<p>Though the new technology, described May 1 in the preprint journal arXiv.org, is still being run in a test network, the technology could be the first economical and scalable …

Cadillac Super Cruise self-driving cars hit the road (but not the showroom, yet)

Cadillac has begun public road-testing its Super Cruise system, semi-autonomous driving that could beat Google’s self-driving cars to market by …

Video: This Is What Water Will Look Like in Games of the Future

Although graphics in 3D computer games has gone really far in the last decade or so, the water in most of them does not look very real — especially …

News Helicopter Camera Snaps Photo of Saturn While in the Air

If you’ve ever watched the evening news on television, you’ve probably seen photos and video captured by the powerful cameras on the station’s …

Telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell's voice recovered from 'unplayable' record

Alexander Graham Bell, the man widely credited with inventing the telephone as we know it (though there is a longstanding debate over who actually was first), can be heard again today, some 128 years after he recorded himself counting and speaking in his laboratory in Washington, DC, saying: "In …

10 crushworthy watches at Baselworld 2013

Don't you just love looking at luxury items you'll never be able to afford? The timepieces on display at Swiss watch fiesta Baselworld can carry price tags that will give you a nosebleed, but they also showcase stunning feats of craftsmanship.<p>Baselworld 2013 opens to the public Thursday, and aside …

Watchface Generator for Pebble - by Paul Rode

Watchface Generator v2.1.0<p>Background<br>• Analog<br>• Digital<br>• Date<br>• Text<br>• Extras<br>• Generate<p>Welcome to the<p>Watchface<br>Generator<p>for Pebble<p>Create your own, custom watchface …