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Samsung quietly unveils Galaxy Note 3 Neo with full S Pen functionality

Expectations have been building for a while about the possibility of a Galaxy Note 3 lite from Samsung and a few weeks ago various different sources started to reveal that the device is to be called the Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Now thanks to a press release published by Samsung Poland the Galaxy Note 3 …

iFixit Reveals The PS4 Is Beautiful, Inside And Out

The PS4 is a lovely gaming kit. It’s sleek. Monolithic. And relatively small in comparison to the Xbox One. Sony did its 4th generation console right. iFixit found in its teardown that the gaming system is nearly as beautiful on the inside as it is on the out. But that shouldn’t be a big surprise. …

Abraham Zapruder: the man behind history's most infamous home movie

It's a scene etched into our collective unconscious. The smiling couple waving to crowds from a black open-top limousine. Bright green grass. Her bright-pink suit and hat. Then something seems to catch his throat. She leans over to him. His head snaps back and forth violently. She rises out of her …

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

Gear Nostalgia: 10 Products to Take You Back

Airstream: Flying Cloud<p>Silver bullet Airstream trailer have been a part of the American road trip dream since 1939 when Wally Byam who had been building trailer for his friends, upgraded and moved production out of his backyard. The design has endured ever since, although the plumbing is much …

Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

Steve McQueen: the unseen photographs

A new collection of unpublished images of Steve McQueen by acclaimed photographer Barry Feinstein captures the public and private life of a true American icon<p>Barry Feinstein was the perfect photographer to shoot stills on the set of Steve McQueen’s classic movie Bullitt. As an artist, photographer, …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Bjork Explaining Television Is Everything You'd Imagine Bjork Explaining Television to Be

"This is what an Icelandic poet told me. And I became so scared to television that I always got headaches when I watched it. Then, later on, when I got my Danish book on television, I stopped being afraid because I read the truth, the scientifical truth and it was much better."<p>Björk.<p>Ethereal, tiny, …

Pictures of the Week 11.22.13

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

Hundreds protest against plans for high speed train line between France and Italy

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in the centre of Rome on Wednesday against plans for a high speed trainline between Lyon and Turin.<p>The protests were timed to coincide with a meeting between French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta in Rome. The two leaders were …

Somalia arrests woman over rape allegations

Woman who says she was raped is held along with journalist who interviewed her, according to a government official.<p>Police in Somalia have arrested a 19-year-old alleged rape victim and a journalist who interviewed her about the attack, a government official told Al Jazeera.<p>Both the victim and …

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Iceberg the size of Singapore breaks from Antarctica to roam the ocean

NASA's Earth Observatory says that a vast chunk of ice the size of Singapore has broken away from Antarctica, and may soon start drifting in the Southern Ocean. Named B-31 by the US National Ice Center, the slab of ice is 21 miles by 12 miles in size and now floating in Pine Island Bay, south-west …

George Zimmerman Forbidden From Having Guns

As part of the conditions for his bail, George Zimmerman is forbidden from possessing guns or ammunition.<p>Zimmerman was released on Tuesday, after his arraignment on aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief charges stemming from an alleged domestic abuse incident on Monday.<p>The 30-year-old …

Both Canadian Greenpeace activists arrested in Russia now granted bail

Two Canadians who were among 30 Greenpeace activists jailed after a protest targeting an oil rig in the Russian Arctic have been granted bail, but they have not yet been released from a St. Petersburg prison.<p>Greenpeace spokeswoman Jessica Wilson said Alexandre Paul of Montreal and Paul Ruzycki of …

Accidental assassin: JFK theory alleges Secret Service agent fumbled gun

Many of the most popular Kennedy assassination theories have the trappings of a Cold War spy novel: political intrigue, colorful villains and labyrinthine twists and turns.<p>But at least one theory that has gained traction in recent years has a relatively straightforward storyline: The assassination …

No excuses: Cut carbon dioxide emissions now, scientists urge

Science News<p>Recently, several scientific studies have concluded that the global climate is less sensitive to the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than previously believed. Other studies also found that cuts to short-lived pollutants such as soot could temporarily slow the pace of warming.<p>Neither, …

New report: Big drops in veteran, chronic homelessness

Homeless numbers are dropping, government says<p>The number of homeless veterans and people who have been homeless for at least a year has dropped significantly, according to the latest survey by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.<p>The number of homeless veterans fell 24% over the …

Two senior Taliban faction members killed in US drone strike on Pakistan

Two senior members of a feared Afghan insurgent group were killed early on Thursday in the first strike by a US drone outside Pakistan's lawless tribal areas.<p>A Pakistani intelligence official claimed five people were killed by the early morning strike on a religious seminary in Hangu, a district …

Mobster Whitey Bulger to appeal conviction

BOSTON -- Lawyers for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger said Wednesday they plan to appeal his August conviction on charges including 11 murders, less than a week after a judge sentenced the former leader of Boston's "Winter Hill" gang to two consecutive life terms in prison.<p>In a brief, two-page filing …