Alex Magana

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evansmusic published the mix '99 songs to make your homework awesome.'

<p>Follow up mix to "99 songs to make your homework better". This one is more awesome. Some artists include: Alt-J, the xx, Two Door Cinema Club.</p>

Homework

Bookshelf Porn

Porn for book lovers. Bookshelf Porn celebrates our love of books, libraries, bookstores and bookcases by showcasing the best bookshelf photos from …

Behance

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Transparent electronics show how Samsung’s flexible smartphone could work

Taking one more step toward a future of flexible gadgets, Samsung will soon release a phone with a curved screen, reports the Wall Street Journal. The technology that makes Samsung’s current lineup of curved televisions and putative curved phones possible is something called Organic Light Emitting …

Nanotech

You can now replace your PC with a smartphone. But will you?

Sales of PCs continue to decline, and that’s forcing PC makers to get creative. The latest example is an attempt by Acer, currently the number four maker of PCs in the world by market share, to replace the PC forever—with the smartphone.<p>Meet the Acer Extend prototype, which was unveiled this week …

Windows Mobile

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …

Richard Dawkins criticised for Twitter comment about Muslims

Controversial scientist accused of 'dressing his bigotry up as atheism' following comments on social networking site<p>The outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins was involved in an online Twitter row on Thursday after tweeting: "All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, …

San Francisco cyclist guilty of manslaughter in legal first

A cyclist has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after running down a 71-year-old pedestrian in what San Francisco's top prosecutor said …

Massive 576-page indictment of alleged Cleveland kidnapper reflects horror — and seriousness — of case - U.S. News

Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping three teens and holding them captive in his home for about a decade, seems to refuse the judge's instructions to keep his eyes open and focused as he is arraigned on additional charges in an Ohio court.<p>The 977-count indictment that accused Cleveland …

Zimmerman consultant wanted all-female jury

One of the key strategists for the defense in the George Zimmerman murder trial describes the planning and thought that went into selecting the jurors who ultimately freed the killer of Trayvon Martin.<p>SANFORD, Fla. — One of the people instrumental in helping George Zimmerman's defense team pick an …

Justice

EU's decision on Israel like 'a bucket of cold water on the head of a drunk'

Judging by the comments flying around the Israeli media, government officials are seriously displeased by the EU's decision to get tough about …

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

Sustainability

Photojojo’s Pocket Reflector Is Like A Solar-Powered Flash

If you never used a reflector to help out the lighting in your photos, you’ll probably be pretty surprised at just how big a difference they can make. A reflector can kick back light into the shadows of your subject, taking a standard boring portrait and turning it into something that looks way way …

Tutorials

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>The menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more worth your disposable income on.<p>13 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>New York Fashion …

Be afraid: DARPA unveils Terminator-like Atlas robot

Atlas looks like the prototype for a future robot infantryman, and it can tackle rough terrain and carry human tools. Can you say "Skynet"?<p>If you're short of nightmare fuel, say hello to Atlas.<p>On Thursday, DARPA unveiled this hulking, 6-foot robot developed by Boston Dynamics, creator of the …

Robotics

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy

Facebook privacy settings are complex and, to make things more difficult, they change on a regular basis.<p>We explored how to lock down your Facebook …

Elon Musk's Dream Is Coming True: Vacuum Tube Company Is Building A 3-Mile Hyperloop-Like Transport System

Hyperloop transportation — referred to by Musk as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table" — is a super fast tubular transport system with the ability to theoretically send someone from New York to L.A. in 30 minutes.<p>Utilizing vacuum-sealed tubes, six-person capsules could …

Elon Musk

Heml.is Is A New Secure Messaging App From A Co-Founder Of The Pirate Bay

Apple swears that it can’t read your iMessages, but with the NSA monitoring just about everything you do on the internet these days, complete security is rarely guaranteed. Heml.is is a new messaging app from a group of Swedish developers, including a co-founder of The Pirate Bay.<p>The main focus of …

Apps

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

'Star Wars' uploaded to Instagram Video as hundreds of 15-second clips

What’s your favorite 15 seconds of <i>Star Wars Episode IV?</i> If you don’t have an answer right away, no problem — someone has been painstakingly uploading the entire 1977 classic to Instagram Video as hundreds of tiny snippets. Better still, <i>Gizmodo</i> points out that the person behind the madness is doing …

Guy That Sells Fake Twitter Accounts Makes Over $128,000 In 10 Months, He Says

James Clegg, who operates a fairly large-scale fake follower business, raked in $128,000 in profits in the last 10 months, reports PC World's Christopher Null.<p>He's done so well in this business, he quit his day job as an accountant, he told Null.<p>Clegg offered the inside skinny on his operations:<p>He …

Marketing

Grovo gets $5.5M for its nifty Internet training videos

Need to brush up on your digital skills? A New York-based startup called Grovo just raised $5.5 million to help you master the most popular social media sites, cloud tools, and other online services.<p>The website offers over 3,500 video tutorials to help people take full advantage of online tools …

World's First Hypoallergenic Cat: Scientific Breakthrough or Hype?

A small biotech company earned global acclaim when it announced it had produced the world's first scientifically proven hypoallergenic cat. But while …

Pets