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iPad Air 2 Display Praised for Antireflective Coating, but iPad Mini 3 Display Still Lags

With the iPad Air 2, one of Apple's main selling points has been the improved display, which includes a new bonded construction that eliminates the air gap between the display and the cover glass, as well as a new antireflective coating to reduce glare in situations with high ambient light.<p>Ray …

15 Incredible Halloween Makeup Transformations

Looking to win the top prize at a Halloween party? It's not too late to come up with a creative costume! Last year we showed you 12 fantastic Halloween makeup transformations that included an awesome Pop Art Zombie and an eerie Cracked Statue. We created a new list this year that's jam-packed with …

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27 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By TV & Movie Characters

TV and film character costume ideas that you can shop your own closet for.<p>When it's down to the proverbial wire and the Halloween shop has a line longer than the Whitney during the Jeff Koons exhibit, these TV and film characters provide apt inspiration to shop your closet for the perfect costume.

3D Printed Popeye

Well, blow me down! It's our favorite sailor, just . . . really aged. Well, Popeye is now over 85 years old, so that makes sense. Rick Baker, the …

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Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

Photography

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

The Kelpies: Scotland's Amazing Giant Horse Head Sculptures

The Kelpies is an enormous installation consisting of two giant horse head sculptures by artist Andy Scott. The 100-foot-tall structures, which were eight years in the making, are inspired by a legend from the artist's Scottish background that tells of a water spirit that takes the shape of a …

Sculpture

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

The 10 Worst Foods to Feed Your Children

See NASA Unfiltered – Our First Photo #NASASocial

Are you instantly on Instagram? A Flickr fanatic? If you know the difference between shutter speed and an f-stop, this NASA Social is for you. NASA …

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Google buying AI startup DeepMind for a reported $400 million

Google appears to be building on its already massive interest in AI and robotics. <i>Re/code</i> reports that the search company is in the process of acquiring DeepMind Technologies for $400 million as part of a concerted talent acquisition effort. We've reached out to Google for confirmation.<p>According to …

Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government?

One of the natural wonders of the world is about to have 3 million cubic metres of seabed dumped on top of it.<p>Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the "Best Job in the World"?<p>The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and …

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Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

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Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

iPad Apps

5 Daily Exercises to Become a Better Photographer

Photography is fun because it is all about learning and advancing your skills. Self-improvement brings happiness and a sense of pride as we see our …

Photography

Awesome Links for Photographers to Browse Over a Coffee

Another terrific week in the field of photography has passed us by with some really gifted artists sharing their latest works and writing some …

Can You Really Get Great Shots on an iPhone?

<b>Use Both Hands.</b> The iPhone doesn’t feature any sort of image stabilization, so to minimize the chances of getting blurry shots you should probably …

London at Christmas: Henry Grant's festive photographs

The raw reality of Henry Grant's photographs of London in the 1950s, 60s and 70s brings to mind a more magical festive period<p>• In pictures: vintage photographs of Christmas in London by Henry Grant<p>No, these are not actually photographs of Moscow in the cold war but pictures of Christmas in London …

MyGlass for iOS App Lets You Control Google Glass with An iPhone, iPad

<b>Update:</b> Google has announced that the iOS app will officially arrive “later this week.” Glass owners will need to upgrade to the newly released XE12 firmware to use it.<p>Quietly as can be, Google has released a Google Glass companion app for iOS devices in the App Store. Only Android users have been …

Apple airs touching holiday commercial featuring the iPhone 5s and AirPlay

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImlmVqH_5HM]<p>As is tradition, Apple is airing a new holiday commercial this evening, this time highlighting the iPhone 5s, its movie making capabilities, and AirPlay with the Apple TV. The ad is set to the tune of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. As …