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Startup investor Scott Belsky shares five big predictions for the future of technology

Allow me to explain, as well as share some implications for each:<p>The concept of actively "posting" or "sharing" will be frowned upon and entirely replaced by a passive stream of your life's experiences, whereabouts, and media consumption. Imagine a 24 hour channel of you that is authentic, aways …

A Terrifying Look Inside the Life of a Good Guy Who Kills Bad Guys

A lot of people think the Punisher and other criminal-killing characters are cool, because they explode judicial system red tape and deliver …

Horror

10 Amazing Fine-Art Shibari Rope Bondage Photographs

Note: Contains nudity. Beginning in thirteenth-century Japan, rope tying (hojojutsu) was used as means of restraining, transporting, and punishing …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

15 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving This August

The end of summer is slowly approaching, but there’s no wrong time to do some lazy-day reading. Or, as the case may be, …

Books

The 50 best kids' movies

From <i>The Kid</i> to <i>Toy Story</i>, cinema has given us thousands of indelible that entertain and stimulate children, and subdue the difficult ones. We all grew …

Animation

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Pork Satay I've Ever Had

When my wife, Adri, and I spent a few months traveling through Asia a couple of years back, we made a pact on the very first day we got there, and it was this: If we see smoke or steam coming out of a dark alleyway, we will investigate.<p>That one simple rule served us well, sending us to everything …

The ultimate roast pork

A classic recipe for pork shoulder with rosemary. Pork leg tends to be dry, so the moister shoulder is a better bet. Roast it slow and low.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6 with left overs<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2kg pork shoulder on the bone<br>• salt, pepper, 1tbsp finely chopped rosemary<br>• an onion and two carrots<br>• 500ml chicken stock<br>• 2tbsp</b> …

With The Next Season 'Game Of Thrones' A Year Away, Here Are Some Anime And Manga To Fill The Gap

Following the amazing finale for season six of <i>Game of Thrones</i> we now have yearlong wait for the next season, so what anime and manga can help you feed your craving for epic fantasy.<p>In some ways, anime and manga took to epic fantasy before much of the West did in terms of film and television. While …

Anime

Gut Gastronomy: recipes to heal your digestive system

Done the 5:2 diet? Try this restorative regime to improve digestion, perk up skin, hair and nails - and lose weight<p>In a world that increasingly questions where food comes from, and how it is grown or reared, there’s never been a more important time to take an interest in what you put in your …

Wellness

London's most unusual brunches

Fancy quinoa waffles, bacon naan or unlimited milkshakes for breakfast? We reveal London's quirkiest - and best - brunch spots. Come hungry...<p>Whether you're tucking into towers of pancakes, lashings of Hollandaise sauce or trusty fry-up, there’s nothing a good brunch can’t solve. If you’re bored of …

HUB: All Your Kitchen Appliances in One Device

With the amount of waste produced in the US, the goal of this project was to design a product platform that demonstrates product longevity by …

Product Design

Famous British desserts: in pictures - Telegraph

England

Google is now better at listening to you than ever

More robust to noisy environments, less computationally intensive, faster, and more accurate<p>Of all the big companies that use voice controls and interaction in their software, Google is perhaps the most low-key about it. Unlike Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, Google doesn't personify its Now …

Machine Learning

C'est moi qui l'ai fait !

<i>Madeleine à la vanille de Philippe Conticini</i> <br>« Elle n’est pas belle ma bosse ? » me suis-je empressée de clamer sur Tweeter et sur Facebook en …

How to tell a good egg from bad, and how old it is, for best results<p>If an egg goes past the best-before date on its box, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s bad. So, knowing how to test your eggs for freshness is useful. The water test illustrated here is a reliable one because eggshells are porous …

Food

La folle épopée de deux Belges pour trouver un «ami» suggéré par Facebook | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 6 min<p>À la fin des années 1990, deux Sud-Africains partaient aux États-Unis sur les traces de leur idole et chanteur oublié Sixto …

Superheroes‬ Part-time Jobs

Another awesome project by Chow Hon Lam aka Flying Mouse. This time he illustrate some very well know super heroes using their power to conquer a …

Crazy Cocaine Paraphernalia Ads From The 1970s

If you've ever wondered whether cocaine use was really as prevalent in the 70s and 80s as movies and TV shows claim then the short answer is yes and …

Syrian doctor turned people smuggler who has made £60,000 this month alone

Richard Spencer meets Abu Mahmoud, a wealthy people smuggler in Turkey who has confronted the dilemmas of countless Syrians fleeing their country's tragedy<p>Abu Mahmoud is richer than he has ever been, even when he was a doctor in Aleppo. Smuggling Syrians into Europe has made him $100,000 (£60,000) …

United Nations

America Challenges Japan To A Robot Duel Then Decides To Change Their Robot

In a new Kickstarter campaign the American MegaBots team have asked backers to effectively help pay to make an all-new robot to take on the Japanese built Kuratas.<p>The changes to the robot are really quite substantial too (as shown in the above concept) from all new treads for the feet as well as …

Robotics

Stop Refrigerating Your Butter

Do you keep your butter in the refrigerator? You do? Stop it. Stop it right this second. You’re ruining your butter experience and making your toast …

Recipes

Découvrez les salaires des animateurs de la télévision 

INFOGRAPHIES - Cette semaine, VSD lève le voile sur les rémunérations des animateurs du petit écran. Coup d'oeil.<p>Tout travail mérite salaire. Cette …

The SEC Says Hackers Made Millions Insider Trading By Simply Stealing Press Releases

Sometimes, the simplest plans are the smartest. And the most illegal.<p>That’s certainly the case with a group of accused criminals, including six …

Trading

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

Cherries

This is what happens to your body when you drink Coca Cola

A new infographic reveals exactly what happens when fizzy drinks enter your system<p>We all know fizzy drinks like Coca Cola are loaded with sugar, but do you really know what happens to your body when you glug a can of the sweet stuff?<p>An infographic which reveals the disturbing effect Coke has within …

Coca-Cola

Tanzania's elephant catastrophe: 'We recalculated about 1,000 times because we didn't believe what we were seeing'

Tanzania has lost two-thirds of its once mighty elephant population in just four years, writes Aislinn Laing<p>As Howard Frederick flew in a Cessna low over the scrubland of Tanzania’s Selous game reserve, it was the complete absence of elephants rather than the piles of scattered bones he saw that …

Extinction

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source of revenue. From the 14th …

Des physiciens sont persuadés que nous vivons dans un hologramme géant | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min — Repéré sur VOX, Motherboard<p>Certains physiciens de renom sont aujourd'hui convaincus que l’univers dans lequel nous vivons …