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A step-by-step guide to influencer marketing

Walk into nearly any marketing meeting, and you’ll probably to hear a reference to “influencers.”<p>Many marketers want to know: How can we get social …

Anki's new robot car racing game totally blew me away by bridging the digital and real world

Try as I might, it’s hard to keep up with <i>every single</i> gadget/device/connected toy released, and Anki’s Drive racing game totally passed me by first time around.<p>However, the company has just released its second robot racing game in the form of Anki Overdrive, which is partially compatible with the …

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Tesla Energy is Elon Musk's battery system that can power homes, businesses, and the world

The Powerwall can be used to create smart microgrids or supply back-up power<p>Tesla has finally taken the wraps off Tesla Energy, its ambitious battery system that can work for homes, businesses, and even utilities. The system breaks down into two separate products: the Powerwall is a home battery …

You can download Star Wars movies this week: An exclusive peek

A long time ago, the original Star Wars movies were sold on laser disc and VHS; later came DVD and Blu-Ray. But you've never been able to download …

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If Star Wars Characters Had Business Cards - Episode IVCreated by Ben Saggerson

If Star Wars Characters Had Business Cards - Episode VCreated by Ben Saggerson

Leatherman’s New Wearable Multitool Is TSA-Approved

Since 1983, Leatherman has made a mint selling men increasingly elaborate multitools, under the rather fanciful notion that they will someday be in a position where instantaneous access to, say, a torx wrench the size of a pencil eraser will somehow save the day. For that man, we write this post: …

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work.<p>Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they’re folded up, and they’re awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator. Folding electric bikes are even bulkier. But the Impossible Bike, a new electric bike now crowdfunding on …

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Artist Spends Over a Decade Carving Out Elaborate Caverns By Hand

Artist Ra Paulette has hand-carved elaborate and awe-inspiring caves deep into the rock faces of New Mexico for more than a decade. Making a daily trek into the sandstone mesas of New Mexico, Paulette crafts these magnificent caverns completely on his own with only simple hand tools. To adorn the …

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The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

How to create killer GIFs on your Mac in 60 seconds

I love animated GIFs. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the greatest gift God ever bestowed upon the Internet.<p>While most Mac users probably think making them requires Photoshop and some superior skills, creating GIFs can be dead-easy for your Mom to do, as long as you know which tools to use.<p>In …

PINK FLOYD'S LAST HURRAH?

Pink Floyd: The Endless River review – ‘a good way to call it a day’

By the time Pink Floyd’s <i>The Final Cut</i>, Roger Waters’s “Requiem for the Postwar Dream”, came out in 1983, relations between him and the rest of the group were terrible – keyboard player Rick Wright had even been kicked out and rehired on a salary, for live shows only, at Waters’s insistence. So …

Popcorn Time can now stream torrents to your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is Hollywood’s worst nightmare: a Netflix for torrents that streams the hottest movies right to your Mac or PC.<p>Now, it’s become even more nightmarish for the industry. It will now stream torrented movies directly to the Apple TV.<p>As a reminder, Popcorn Time is a cross-platform movie and …

How an oil engineer created Auto-Tune & changed the music industry

Before inventing Auto-Tune, the software that would change the music industry forever, Andy Hildebrand was a research scientist in the oil industry.<p>Working for Exxon Production Research and then Landmark Graphics, a company he co-founded, Hildebrand developed software for processing data from …

The Rolling Stones Illustrations by Stavros Damos

Illustrated portraits of the the legendary Rolling Stones.<p>Thessaloníki, Greece based illustrator Stavros Damos has created this amazing series of The …

Google Releases VirusTotal Uploader for OS X

Google today announced the release of VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, allowing Mac users to upload suspicious files for scanning. You can download it now directly for OS X 10.8 and 10.9 from VirusTotal (8.52MB).<p>For those who don’t know, VirusTotal Uploader for Windows is a popular tool for submitting …

Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Top 6 New Features

Apple walked audiences through Mac's newest operating system OS X Yosemite on Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, and not …

OS X Yosemite Icons and Mavericks Icons Side by Side

76<p>SHARES<p>Apple is giving their desktop operating system a brand new look with OS X Yosemite. The new interface is cleaner and flatter. It also …

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A Visual Comparison Of Cartoon X-Men Versus Their Live-Action Equivalents

This is a visual comparison of a ton of cartoon X-Men characters and their live-action equivalents. I learned a lot. Mostly about how the live-action …

As Pirate Bay Launches Anti-Censorship Browser, Has It Lost Its Way?

Nobody is more surprised than the administrators of the Pirate Bay that the site has lasted this long. But it’s made it to the end of its first decade, and celebrated by releasing a free web browser designed to circumvent site blocking.<p>The site, which provides torrent files allowing users to share …

Sorry, Dropbox: The Hard Drive Is Here To Stay

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston recently declared, “We are replacing the hard drive.”<p>To illustrate his point, he even invoked a Hollywood example: “Tom Cruise in <i>Minority Report</i> is not carrying around a thumb drive or logging into Gmail to pick up his attachment.” Maybe so, but the actor has another famous …