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On The Verge with Ashton Kutcher and a preview of 'Small Empires'

Why Chromecast is such a big deal for Google, and a threat to Apple

Advertisement<p>48 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google (s GOOG) officially launched its next big idea for the living room Wednesday, and the cast of people …

Top iPad apps gone free

If you are looking for some exciting apps, and you want to take advantage of some great price reductions, then check out our list of the best iPad …

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Sean Parker's Wedding is Hobbit Themed

<b>Sean Parker is a powerful man.</b> So powerful, in fact, that Justin Timberlake once portrayed him in a film. <i>Justin Timberlake</i>. And as powerful men are wont to do, Parker is throwing a total groomzilla-style tantrum over the appropriate attire for the guests of his wedding this June. On Monday, the …

Game of Thrones

What the Real Admen Think of Mad Men

<b>This Sunday,</b> AMC's <i>Mad Men</i> returns for its season-six premiere. But sixty-five episodes in, the crew of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce is still a cultural revolution or several away from the real men and women working on the frontlines of advertising today. We talked to seven different agency folks of …

Mad Men

Will The Great Gatsby Be the New Mad Men?

<b>Yesterday, a new trailer</b> for Baz Luhrmann's highly anticipated film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's <i>The Great Gatsby</i> was released, almost a year after the first one debuted. Compared to the bombastic, hyper-colored original, this preview offers a much more human touch, one that puts less emphasis …

Mad Men

Jurassic Park, the Father of CGI Spectacle

From Spielberg's film's DNA, Hollywood created the modern blockbuster.<p><b>PLUS: Revisiting the Original Jurassic Park 20 Years Later >></b><p><b>The attempt to cash in</b> on your memories through the 3-D rerelease is by now a well-established ploy. They've done it with <i>The Lion King</i> and <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Beauty and the …

Movies

This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

The Hail Mary Products of Desperate Companies | WIRED

When the chips are down and it looks like a company is on a one-way trip to shutdown town, you often see a Hail Mary product. It's the long shot, the …

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Your Edible Guide to Easter Happiness

<b>While there are plenty</b> of great literature, great films, video games, etc. dedicated to Christ's resurrection, comparatively, much less of a big deal has been made about his real accomplishment: feeding the hungry. That's where we come in. Below, a guide to feeding yourself this weekend, even if …

Breakfast

Mary-Louise Parker: A Woman We Love

Helpful cooking tips, a thank-you note to men, and some wonderful photographs from the sexiest pie maker alive.<p><i>Dear Ms. Parker,</i><p>This time, we don't know what to say. That pie. The crust, so flaky. The fruit, so sweet. The little apron. Thank you very much.<p>It's been what, eight or nine years that …

Baking

Print your own Google Glass and look the part

Han Solo, Honest Abe, and even Aristotle are just a few of the people who look absolutely fantastic wearing their Google Glass computers. But unless you're a deep-pocketed developer from the US, chances are nil of getting anywhere near the audacious $1,500 spectacles. So why not do the next best …

Google Glass Explorer competition winners are mostly celebrities

While the Google Glass Explorer competition debacle drags on, and thousands of people go up in arms over Google’s seemingly random choices for winners of its “#ifihadglass” gig on Twitter and Google+, a Stanford CS Ph.D student by the name of Andrej Karpathy put together some data in an attempt to …

Google Glass

The one reason a Facebook phone would make sense

So Facebook is reportedly about to unveil a phone, built by struggling Taiwanese handset maker HTC, that has been modified to put Facebook and its various services in the foreground. Facebook has been working on this for years.<p>The business case for both companies is clear, in theory. Facebook wants …

Social Media

Drones Will Not Deliver Your Newspaper, At Least Not For Now*

But unfortunately, it ended up being an April Fools' Day joke.<p>The "news" was that drone-maker Parrot and local postal service La Poste Group would team up to deliver mail via quadricopter drones as early as May of this year.<p>Still, drones are becoming more commonplace these days, with thousands of …

Art Wars: George Lucas's Misguided Attempt to Name a Museum After Himself

<b>The New York Public Library's</b> main building, on 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, is probably America's best-known book repository. It's the one with the lions, the building the Ghostbusters exorcised, the spot where Harry Dean Stanton set up his secret fortress in <i>Escape from New York</i> and Jake …

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How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

Why Samsung holds the lion's share of the smartphone market

Img Source: Flickr:iam_photo<p>Have you ever wondered how Samsung got to where it is today? A few years ago, it barely had any presence at all in the worldwide smartphone market. In fact, its very first smartphone was a huge flop. But it slowly rose to become not only one of the biggest names in the …

Mobile

Google Glass Early Adopters Want To Build Learning, Healthcare, Accessibility & Safety Apps

Wondering who has won a Google Glass? Stanford PhD student Andrej Karpathy has used Twitter’s API to compile a partial list of the so far close to 4,000 winners of Google’s Glass Explorers first adopter competition who applied to buy the high tech specs via Twitter. Google still hasn’t confirmed …

The Overly-Attached Girlfriend Explains How To Become A Viral Internet Star By Age 21

<b>Click for sound.</b><p>Laina is only 21, but she has a knack for making content go viral.<p>While on a leave of absence from school, she posted her first-ever YouTube video. It was in response to a Justin Bieber contest. Bieber asked fans to turn lyrics for his hit song "Boyfriend" into "Girlfriend." Laina, …

When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.<p>Physical music formats were so 20th century, so we put our music on computers. But even that was too much of a burden, so music is going up, …

Endangered Species

Colorized Black And White Photos Bring Historical Figures Like Darwin, Lincoln And Dali To Life (PHOTOS)

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color?<p>Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo manipulation, we can find out what historical icons look like in color. The 18-year-old colorizes historical images, from close-ups of famed scientists Albert …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

How Nike uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

<b>Sports are an inherently social activity, so brands like Nike are a natural fit when it comes to social media marketing</b><p>To find out how the sports …

Marketing

Activision Reveals Animated Human That Looks So Real, It's Uncanny

Activision showed off the state of the art of real-time graphics on Wednesday, releasing this mind-boggling character demo. The character's skin, …