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The Fitzroy

The Fitzroy is a High Line gem clad in green terra cotta and copper-clad oak with 14 homes that rival any high-end hotel. Designed by Roman & …

Spaced360 Speaker

When you're out on the move and listening to tunes, the last thing you want is to worry about sound that only goes in one direction — with the …

Google Smart Contact Lens

No, it's not an eyeball-mounted version of Glass. Instead, the Google Smart Contact Lens aims to help those with diabetes manage their disease by …

LG Portable LED Projector

Looked at only as a piece of stunning industrial design, the LG Portable LED Projector ($700) has enough to make Dieter Rams and his ilk a bit …

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Beautiful freak in Ecuador’s life raft of the frogs

<i>(Image: Peter Lipton)</i><p>FROGS struggle to capture the public’s imagination. Perhaps conservationists should make this their poster child: …

B Remote-Controlled Flying Car

With the ability to drive and fly, the B Remote-Controlled Flying Car/Helicopter ($560) can pretty much go anywhere. Its innovation lies in a …

Novo Camera

GoPros and other action cameras are great, but they're limited to whatever field of view is offered by the built-in lens. The Novo Camera ($300/day, …

Why Video Games Are More Addictive And Bigger Than Movies Will Ever Be

Movies are so 20th century. At least that’s what Internet entrepreneur Tobias Batton posits. A serial entrepreneur designing apps and games for the last seven years, Batton believes that video games–on both home console (like Xbox and Playstation) and mobile platforms–are already the most powerful …

Hands-on with Freefly's shockingly awesome $15,000 Movi camera gimbal

One of the hottest gadgets at NAB isn't quite what you'd expect. Freefly, the company behind a series of professional-grade cinema hexacopters, is demoing its new Movi three-axis stabilized camera gimbal. We heard some rumblings about such a device last week, but the $15,000 price tag is quite a …

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera was a near-instant hit with budding movie-makers — but its size meant that it wasn't exactly a grab-n-go solution. The …

LockCircle Announces Cine Lenses with Remote Controlled Aperture; Once Again We Go, "Dafuq?!"

There are news announcements and then there are news announcements. Some get us all excited, and some leave us indifferent. And then, there are news …

Nikon Patents an Illuminated Lens Mount, Dual Contacts, and a Hybrid Viewfinder

Recently published patent applications filed by Nikon offer a glimpse into what the company may be working on for future DSLRs and mirrorless …

Interview with Shorebreak Photographer Clark Little

<i>Clark Little is a photographer based in North Shore, Hawai’i who specializes in shorebreak wave photography, or photographing waves as they crash</i> …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/gallery/2013/apr/06/observer-20-photographs-of-the-week<p>720<p>The best news and culture images from around the …

Silhouettes: Weekly Photography Challenge [With 18 Examples]

This week your photographic challenge is to shoot and share a Silhouette image. Silhouettes are images that often have a lot of drama and visual …

Hoya’s New HD2 Lens Filters Can Survive Being Whacked by a Pipe

At CES 2013 earlier this year, Hoya showed off a new series of lens filters called the HD2. The main feature of the filter set is its strength: each …

Slickdeals' best in tech for April 1st: Sony NEX-F3 and Harman Kardon Home Theater Speakers

<i>Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around long.</i><p>In what we could've …

Elephant Bird Egg Auction Inspires a Hunt

Another kind of egg hunt: looking for National Geographic's elephant bird egg<p><b>Easter egg hunts may have come and gone, but bidding will open soon on one of the world's largest eggs: On April 24, Christie's auction house will give buyers a crack atnabbing an elephant bird egg that's a foot (30.5</b> …

Photographer Captures Meteor Streaking Through the Aurora Borealis

Photographer Shannon Bileski of Signature Exposures captured this beautiful photograph last Friday at Patricia Beach in Canada. It shows a bright …

Hemmesphere Lamp by Massow Design

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Minimalist Split Wood Lights and Sculptures by Split Grain | Colossal

<p>Paul Foeckler over at LA-based Split Grain is making some pretty stunning lights and other sculptures using pieces of California cypress trees. The …

The Vamp

Have an unused speaker laying around? Put it back to good use with The Vamp (£35; roughly $55). This diminutive cube-shaped box gives your aging gear …