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Percentage of the US population carrying cameras everywhere they go, every waking moment of their lives: [[A graph with years from 1975 to 2013 as …

How To Deal With Your Google Data After You're Dead

Google just launched an "Inactive Account Manager" to help you deal with your data after you die. The tool lets you decide what to do with you data …

These Apartments Grow Their Own Air Conditioning

A newly completed 15-unit apartment building in Hamburg, Germany, is already turning heads. Although, with a facade covered in sun-tracking algae …

Kmart Ad Is 'Ship-Your-Pants' Funny

There's not much to this Kmart ad except for 11 instances in which the word "ship" sounds like another word. Yet Kmart and ad agency DraftFCB Chicago …

Listen to Every Song From 'Grand Theft Auto' on Spotify

Fans of <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> games know that while carjacking, cop evasion and general mayhem are all important elements of each game, the franchise is …

Faster, Empire! Strike! Strike!

If Russ Meyer had directed Star Wars instead of George Lucas, and had gender-flipped all the characters, what would the action figures have looked …

Women better off without bras: French study

The results of a mammoth 15-year study led by professor Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon in eastern France, are finally in and it …

Inside The All-New Legoland Hotel

After much anticipation, the all-new Legoland Hotel opened on Friday, April 5, 2013. Located right next to the theme park in Carlsbad, California, …

15 Mid-Century Modern Dream Homes that will Kill Your Children

The clean lines, the geometric decorative elements, the seamless blending of indoor and outdoor space… I sure do love mid-century modern architecture.<p>…

A Little Help Here?

Earlier this year, while night diving with manta rays off the coast of Hawaii, a diver was approached by a wild bottle-nosed dolphin looking for …

Lionel Messi vs. robot goalkeeper

Someone built a robotic goalkeeper and then someone else had the bright idea to pit reigning best player in the world Lionel Messi against it:<p>Iker …

Sweet fascination as famed Shingle Inn bakery rises again

''When it was removed from Edward Street, it was stored away after being very carefully taken apart and numbered and put in a shed, where it was …

Ellen DeGeneres and the shifting US attitude towards homosexuality

"Ellen DeGeneres is ... almost a litmus test of where we have been as a society," [Dietram Scheufele, a communications professor at the University of …

CS in VN

CS in VN <br>March 27, 2013 10:49 PM Subscribe<p>Kids In Vietnam Are Crazy Good At Programming - '11th graders in Vietnam are so good at programming that …

Are you a giver, a matcher or a taker?

Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead? <i>[Adam] Grant, 31, is the youngest-tenured and highest-rated professor at Wharton.... Grant might not seem so</i> …

Robbie Rogers: why coming out as gay meant I had to leave football

Robbie Rogers needs to be brave again on another freezing morning in east London. Even walking down the stairs to open the big black door to his …

I finally got around to organizing some of the photos I took during the Hurricane Sandy blackout. Except for the power going out in my neighborhood, I don’t have any stories of hardship. I just had to...

I finally got around to organizing some of the photos I took during the Hurricane Sandy blackout. Except for the power going out in my neighborhood, …

Why Isn't There More Tech In Showbags?

Wandering around Sydney's Royal Easter Show, I was struck by the technology on use — both by the punters and the stuff that you could win in various …

The 9 Best Transport Designs Of 2013

The Design Museum has announced the contenders for the sixth annual Designs of the Year. And their shortlist for transport showcases some of the most …

This Spectacular Brisbane 'Hyperlapse' Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

If you have yet to enjoy a good timelapse this weekend, you can stop looking. This magnificent specimen, which does a great job of highlighting the …

Ice-cube-tray in a bottle

The "Polar Bear Ice Tray" is a sealed bottle that makes icecubes and then facilitates their easy removal. The sealed container keeps freezer flavors …

These Stacking Bins Make Separating Papers And Plastics A Cinch

Separating the recyclable trash from the rest of your garbage is made slightly easier, and more pleasing to the eye, with these stackable Qualy bins …

Retouching the classics

For his Alpha Beauties project, artist Nazareno Crea retouches paintings and sculpture from throughout history, a process which normalizes each …

The 80s!

After an exhaustive search, I have decided this photo most exemplifies life in these United States during the 1980s:<p>And if not that one, then one of …

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