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With $35 million, Scanadu seeks approval for its medical 'tricorder'

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Beautifully Vivid Portraits from the Early Days of Color Photography in 1913

Electrical engineer Mervyn O'Gorman captured these beautifully vibrant photos of his daughter Christina at Lulworth Cove in Dorset, England in 1913. The century-old photos depict Christina wearing vivid red clothes, the saturated hues standing out in sharp contrast to the muted tones of the …

Photography

The Mysterious, Murky Story Behind Soy-Sauce Packets

How Chinese takeout, a Jewish businessman from the Bronx, and NASA-approved packaging have shaped the 50-year reign of a well-loved American condiment<p>Right now, whether you're at work or at home, in a drawer somewhere near you is probably a packet of soy sauce—a squishy, likely clear pouch of …

Soysauce

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Man ‘sold’ Facebook IPO shares, gets 46 months in the federal slammer

A New Jersey man was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison today for bilking would-be Facebook IPO investors out of millions of dollars.<p>Fred Todd, a 61-year-old attorney, was sentenced in federal court in Trenton, N.J. for having teamed up with two co-conspirators in a 2012 plot to bilk two …

New Jersey

Microsoft HoloLens hands on: It’s early, but it’s already nifty

Image copyright Kif Leswing/Gigaom.I was able to try out HoloLens at Microsoft’s headquarters on Wednesday. HoloLens is a virtual reality headset …

Augmented Reality

Stay Focused: An App That Brings Focus Stacking to Your iPhone Camera

Stay Focused is a new app that brings focus stacking to the iPhone. By shooting multiple photos at different focus distances and then combining them, …

Architizer

Mystical Photos of Mushrooms Casting an Enchanting Glow

Mushrooms, with their different shapes, sizes, and colors, sometime seem like they exist in faraway, imaginary lands. German photographer Martin Pfister captures these mystical and magical qualities in his delightful series of macro fungi photographs. He's even developed a creative twist on …

Nature Photography

Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 in favor of Exynos for Galaxy S6 – Bloomberg

Samsung will be using in-house Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6, dropping Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor due to overheating issues, a credible report claims.<p>The report comes from <i>Bloomberg</i>, which cites “people with direct knowledge of the matter.” This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that …

Gear & Gadgets

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Recent<p>AwardsLet Us Not Fall Asleep While WalkingDavid DenilBlending cinematic qualities with otherworldly lighting, photographer David Denil works to embody the surreal existence of Ukrainian citizens after the 2014 revolution.FeatureArboretumSara AngelucciThese popular nineteenth-century cabinet …

Grandparents

Stunningly Artistic Shoes Fuse Unlikely Materials with Stylish Heels

Montreal-based shoe designer Anastasia Radevich crafts unconventional footwear pieces that are stunningly artistic. At first glance, some might not even appear as shoes! Natural shapes and textures as well as a futuristic aesthetic dominate her work, and Radevich fuses booties and heels with forms …

Shoes

48 Crazy Ideas Coming From The $2 Billion Stealth Startup Magic Leap

Want a peek at what Magic Leap is working on? We pulled the best shots from their latest patent application.<p>Last October, <i>Fast Company</i> broke news about a stealth startup named Magic Leap that had raised $542 million in a round of financing led by Google. Names attached ranged from the mobile …

Demand For Harry Potter Engagement Ring Closes Down Etsy Shop

Harry Potter fanatics have inundated geek-chic accessories manufacturer Alchemy House Jewelry with so many orders for its Quidditch-themed engagement ring that its designer has had to temporarily close up shop.<p>The $145 dollar ring is inset with a topaz stone meant to resemble the Golden Snitch, the …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

Shock Galaxy S6 Leak Reveals Massive Samsung U-Turn

It isn’t just consumers who get nervous near major handset launches, stress levels at the major manufacturers go through the roof. And it appears patience at Samsung over perhaps the most important part of the Galaxy S6 has snapped.<p>Bloomberg reports Samsung has decided to drop Qualcomm’s next …

Mobile

Architizer

This Maker Created a Different Origami Figure Every Day in 2014

We’re big fans of all things making, especially paper art. But when makers take on a daily challenge involving one of the most complex forms of the medium — origami — we have to stop and stare (in admiration, of course). That’s exactly what origami artist Ross Symons made us do with his 365 Days of …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Here's the tech news you need to know today.<p><b>1. Google is interested in investing in Elon Musk's SpaceX.</b> The tech giant is keen on the idea of using satellites to bring the internet to people around the world.<p><b>2. Twitter has acquired Indian mobile marketing startup ZipDial.</b> The company gives clients …

Photographer Accidentally Captures Rare Picture of Shark Birth, Almost Trashes It

Photographer Attila Bicskos was diving off the coast of the Philippines last year when he spotted a thresher shark swimming by and snapped a photo. …

With HomeKit on horizon, home automation is about to get real

Home Automation

Google Is Taking A Page From Apple's 'Sneaky' Playbook And Not Really Killing Glass

Google is instead shifting its attention to focus on the one area where Glass has done reasonably well: businesses. The Glass for Work program has about a dozen partners involved, all of whom are still writing apps for the device, our source says.<p>A business that wants " a 100 [pairs of Glass] …

Designers Envision Concepts for Apple Watch Apps Like Uber and Instagram

Digital agency Huge yesterday released a set of renderings showing off their concepts for how existing popular apps like Fandango, Foursquare, Chase Bank, and others could take advantage of the Apple Watch when the smartwatch launches in the coming months.<p>Breaking down the major new features of the …

Apps

Elon Musk wants to build a new Internet from space

The Hyperloop is nothing. Elon Musk, the man behind the high-speed train experiment, now conceives of an interplanetary Internet, according to a new report.<p>Musk is expected to talk tonight about new plans to deploy satellites that could connect lots and lots of people with a low-cost Internet,</i> …

Space Travel