Alice Nushka

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Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment Helps Us Fake A Full Night's Sleep

I haven't got a full night's sleep since December 13, aka the same day Beyoncé surprised us all with her new self-titled album. Of course, I had to download the Queen of Pop's visual masterpiece, listen to all 14 songs and watch the 17 videos. But I wasn't prepared to tackle my dark under-eye …

Pinterest's Newly Restored Creative Headquarters

Standard cubicles and traditional cafeterias are a thing of the past, as growing companies, particularly in the social media circuit, are opting for a more open environment that allows for employee interaction. Earlier today, Katie shared Twitter's main global office with us and now we bring you …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

Movie Poster for Shailene Woodley's 'The Fault in Our Stars' Criticized for 'Sick' Tagline

Fans of John Green's novel 'The Fault in Our Stars' have been eagerly awaiting the movie adaptation of the 2012 best-seller -- but many aren't happy …

Introducing the Most Serious Looking Rubber Band Gun You've Ever Seen

Long gone are the days of shooting stretchy rubber bands from the crook of your hand, obviously. Ukrainian designer Alexander Shpetniy has created a …

Photographer Captures The Mysterious Lives Of Modern-Day Gypsies

Photographer Iain McKell documents people in England who have voluntarily abandoned mainstream lifestyles in favor of nomadic ones.<p>Photographer Iain McKell first became acquainted with new age travelers 25 years ago on an assignment for the <i>London Observer</i>. Calling themselves the “Peace Convoy,” a …

Is This The Ugliest House In America?

What is even going on here.<p>Designers with delicate sensibilities, look away. This may be the most hideous McMansion in America. Built in 1956, this is “almost-famous pimp-turned-construction mini-magnate” Jerry A. Hostetler’s Indianapolis Hearst Castle. Minus the architectural prowess. Plus more …

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures

It's rare to see what an actual ant nest looks like underneath the surface of the earth. Anthill Art is an amazing process that captures that magnificent mystery in sculpture form. To create each piece, the anonymous American artist pours molten aluminum into the entrance of an ant hill, filling …

This Magical App Turns Your Phone Into A 3-D Scanner

Forget Instagram. It’s time for, um, Instagram 3-D!<p>It took about a decade, but most of us have given up on carrying around a traditional camera. Instead, we just use our phone to take pictures. But who would think we might be saying the same thing about 3-D scanning in just the next few years?<p>This …

Tech Billionaires Throw an Oscar Night for Science Nerds

Steve Jennings/Getty ImagesIt was a red-carpet, black-tie affair at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., on Thursday evening, an …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

A gorgeous, colorful look at the cellphone signals we never see

Invisible signals are all around us, and now we can finally see what we've been missing. Data visualization artist Nickolay Lamm created psychedelic images of the cellphone signals that live in the air, but are invisible to us.<p>At first glance, the visualizations look like tiny mountains illuminated …

Jay-Z has 9 nominations. Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore have 7 each. Check out the full list of nominees for the 56th Grammys here: http://bit.ly/1d9Iuyp Watch performances from the Grammy nominations concert feat. Robin Thicke, T.I. & more here: http://bit.ly/1aJ4zRl

The Perfect Workout Playlist in 6 Steps

Music and fitness go hand in hand like chocolate and peanut butter. Although they can, and do, exist separately, when you put them together, it’s a …

Christina Aguilera Reveals Simple Weight Loss Secret

Christina Aguilera's recent weight loss has generated more buzz than the contestants on Season 5 of 'The Voice.' The singer looks as stunning and as …

Top Songs of 2013

20<p>Now 43 years old, an accomplished entrepreneur and husband to one of the most successful women in the world, Jay-Z is in a very different place …

The Arcanum: An Online ‘Hogwarts’ Where You Can Learn One-on-One from the Pros

In the past, before resumes, interviews and portfolios, there was the master/apprentice relationship. If you wanted to learn a trade, craft or skill, …

8 Tips to Make Your iPhone 5s More Secure (how to/list)

This post covers how to make your iPhone 5s (and iPhone in general) more secure. Our cell phone’s have become, at least for many, their go to device …

8 of the Best iPad Air Folio Keyboard Cases (list)

Now that you’ve ran out and bought Apple’s latest tablet – the iPad Air – you’re probably in the market for a keyboard to accompany your new device. …

Loving Dad Colors in His Kids' Drawings While Away for Work

Redditor Tatsputin is a working dad who finds himself traveling out of state for ten days out of every month, but he takes a piece of his kids with him through their adorably scribbled drawings. While on the plane, the loving father affectionately colors in the drawings his tiny tots made for his …

10 Uncommon Gifts For Someone Who Has Everything

We already gushed about how much we love UncommonGoods’s unique art collection, but now that it’s gift-giving season, we can’t help but also …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

Joshua Tree's Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

Android has secret camera features, but Google won't let you use them yet

Buried deep inside Google's mobile operating are hidden two features that would make for a far more refined Android photography experience. Raw image …

10 photo highlights today

The picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of top photographs from around the world<p>• For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …