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There is something special happening in a generic office park in an uninspiring suburb near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Inside, amid the low gray …

Virtual Reality

Ten of 2015's most notable African science fiction and fantasy stories

Wole Talabi, a Nigerian sf writer who lives in Malaysia, has rounded up his ten favorite African science fiction and fantasy stories of 2015. Like …

Science Fiction

LCD Soundsystem: The Long Goodbye: Live at Madison Square Garden

For a band built on dance music's in-the-moment bliss, there's an unseemly sadness about this document of LCD Soundsystem's 2011 farewell gig in New …

7 famous actors with surprising game performances

I always watch the credits when I finish a game. I use it as time to unwind and reflect on what I’ve “accomplished” and decide if I enjoyed my experience. I even do that with Ubisoft-developed games, and those credits are always like 25 minutes long because of all of the localizations.<p>And I read …

Someone Wrote A Book About Street Fighter's Greatest Match

It's been ten years since the greatest comeback in competitive video games happened. In the decade since Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong met in a …

Track Down

24 Things You Should Know Before Starting A Vinyl Collection

Here's the answer to every question you could possibly have, including some that may be embarrassing. Like, is vinyl actually better than digital?<p>There are two basic answers for this: You are an audiophile, and fetishize the sound of analog recordings, or you simply like the aesthetics of vinyl …

Audiophile

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Seychelles cells: The Somali pirates 'jailed in paradise'

<b>There are more than 1,000 convicted Somali pirates in prisons around the world. Some of them end up in a UN-funded jail on the tiny island nation of Seychelles.</b><p>The Indian shopkeepers along the beach have never heard of the prison at Montagne Posee, but a villager tells me to drive above a deep …

Africa

Nirvash Electric Motorbike Was Inspired by Street Fighters and American Muscle Cars of The 60s

<b>Nirvash concept electric motorbike</b> has been designed with intention to develop a new eco-friendly electric vehicle with replaceable power supply. …

Metal Gear Rising confirmed for PC

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is coming to the PC, series creator Hideo Kojima announced during a recent podcast (via Joystiq).<p>News of the port was later confirmed by Platinum Games creative producer Jean Pierre Kellams over Twitter.<p>No further information about the PC version of Metal Gear Rising: …

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bald Eagle In Pursuit of a Great Blue Heron

All photographers hope to capture a once in a lifetime moment whether it be photographing people or nature. In the photo below, Owen Deutsch, was …

Friday Happy Hour: Experts Confirm Integrity of World Press Photo Winner

The announcement from World Press Photo that the 2013 winning image was determined not to have been manipulated outside the contest’s allowed …

5 Ways Big Companies Can Pivot Like Lean Startups

By lowering the barriers to breakthrough ideas and matching them to underserved needs, large companies can reclaim their reputation for innovation.<p>Innovation. You’ve either got it or you haven’t. Right now, Procter and Gamble hasn’t. Its recent mediocre results have been blamed on a drought of new …

Innovation

Christopher Nolan talks Bane

<b>The publicity surrounding The Dark Knight Rises is coming thick and fast now, with Chris Nolan talking at length about Bane, Batman and his final</b> …

Leonardo DiCaprio: five best moments

Whether you think of him as the modern day Robert De Niro or an overpraised Norman Lamont-lookalike (as people used to say), you can't deny that …

Telephilia: Has Television Become a More Relevant American Medium Than Art Film?

“Television is a formidable thinking tool. You are like an analyst to whom society’s subconscious would be offered wide open…” –Serge Daney<p>Every …

Chris Hadfield: astronaut, troubadour, tweeter – and a true Space Oddity

There was danger, hard graft, and the usual antics of life in orbit, but for millions of onlookers the latest mission to the International Space …

Top 10 Samsung Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks!

Whether you’re the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S4, (im)patiently waiting for yours to arrive, there’s a good chance that you want to know how to get the most out of your phone.<p>To that end, we have collected 10 tips that can help both old-school Android fans and new users alike. You might …

Samsung Galaxy

Space Exchange

How Much Better Will The Camera On The iPhone 5S Be?

There have been six iPhone models from Apple in as many years, and each one has made fairly significant improvements to its camera. Apple now claims (in a recent TV ad) that, “Every day, more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera.” If you look on Flickr, indeed you will see that …

Olympus Unveils PEN E-P5 With 16MP Sensor and Wi-Fi Connectivity

Olympus has unveiled the latest in its flagship range of Micro Four Thirds cameras, the Olympus PEN E-P5, which continues to blend vintage design aesthetics with high-end performance and versatility.<p>The new mirrorless camera sports much of the same hardware found in the popular, but quite expensive …

Articles about 5 alternatives traditional headboard on Dwell.com - Dwell

Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>'Tis the season to think outside the box.<p>The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in …

Fabrication