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10 of the best Tony Benn quotes - as picked by our readers

1) “If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people.”<p>Tony Benn was interviewed in Sicko, Michael Moore’s documentary film about the health industry in the US. Explaining the post-war creation of the welfare state, he said the popular mood of the 1945 election was: “If …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …

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What You Think You Know About the Web Is Wrong

If you’re an average reader, I’ve got your attention for 15 seconds, so here goes: We are getting a lot wrong about the web these days. We confuse …

Striking Floating Tree Installation Sits in the Middle of a Lake

<i>THIRST</i>, a temporary public art project that was on display from September to December 2013 in Austin, was created to commemorate the loss of 300 million trees that died due to the droughts that recently plagued Texas. THIRST was a collaboration between Women and Their Work Gallery, Beili Liu (lead …

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Newly identified dinosaur fauna sheds light on evolution

Less than 20 years ago the first known feathered dinosaurs from northeastern China were being unveiled to a surprised and amazed public, and since then huge numbers of fossils have been found. A new study, however, confirms previous suspicions that this wonderful collection in fact represents two …

ONE Robot: Designed by the autistic community for autistic users

<b>We were about six weeks into a 12-week design process when we realized our autism therapy robot wasn't coming together the way we had hoped.</b> We had …

This Man's Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless

Artists around the world have long been inspired by the works of Old Masters like Rembrandt, Raphael and Vermeer. Emulating their style has never …

This is no recovery, this is a bubble – and it will burst | Ha-Joon Chang

Stock markets,Business,FTSE,Economic recovery,Economic growth (GDP),US economy,UK news,US news<p>Stock market bubbles of historic proportions are developing in the US and UK markets. With policymakers unwilling to introduce tough regulation, we're heading for trouble<p>According to the stock market, the …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far

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Portraits of Chinese Hairdressers and Their Humble Living Quarters

Swiss photographers Stéphanie Borcard and Nicolas Métraux currently reside in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing primarily on youth and their relationship …

11 Inspiring Quotes From WhatsApp's Billionaire Co-Founders

The pair met while working as Yahoo engineers. They are both part of the "Facebook reject club." They both hate advertising, and they both feel strongly about having WhatsApp remain independent even though Facebook now owns it.<p>Koum moved to the U.S. from communist Ukraine when he was 16. Acton was …

Amid Kiev Violence, 2 Men Design a Kids' Book About Forgiveness

Sunbeam is on the greatest journey of his lifetime. His father, the Sun, sent him to Earth to learn more about the universe and its many creatures. …

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The shift: UX Designers as Business Consultants

This is the deck of my presentation at Interaction 14.<p>Here's the video: https://vimeo.com/86495316<p>UX is a broad field and designers are increasingly playing a strategic role in many companies. Be that designer.<p>Businesses are increasingly adopting user-centered approaches to create experiences, …

Time travellers: please don’t kill Hitler

If you find yourself suddenly gaining access to a time machine, what’s the first thing you’d do? If you said “kill Adolf Hitler”, then congratulations; you’re a science-fiction character. Actually, the whole “access to a time machine” thing suggested that already, but the desire to kill Hitler …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

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