Ian Pasture

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What it looks like when 2,000 angry people protest as holograms

Upset over a so-called "gag law" in Spain, activists in Madrid took to the streets—in hologram form.<p>Opponents of the Spanish Citizens Security Law, …

This is the spacecraft Lockheed Martin wants to build to support human deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin has unveiled an ambitious proposal for a new spacecraft that would be used to resupply the International Space Station, launch commercial payloads, and support deep-space missions. The craft is composed of two main parts, a servicing vehicle named Jupiter and a cargo container …

Space Exploration

Amazon Made This Man Wealthy — Here's How His New Company Will Try To Take It On

Quidsi's founders, Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara, made a killing, but the sale wasn't entirely sweet.<p>Before the acquisition, Amazon had more-or-less declared a pricing war against Diapers.com. Amazon started offering deep discounts on diapers. Not long after Amazon started its aggressive price …

eCommerce

World's most patient man solves giant Rubik's Cube in 7.5 hours

The answer, of course, is too darn long. Watch this master of patience solve the 17x17x17 Rubik's Cube in seven and a half grueling hours.<p>So you're good at solving Rubik's Cubes, you say? Think you could solve the world's largest Rubik's Cube, which with 17 cubes in each row and column features …

Cool Stuff

4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer

What’s life really like designing for Apple? An alum shares what he learned during his seven years in Cupertino.<p>Apple is synonymous with upper echelon design, but very little is known about the company’s design process. Most of Apple’s <i>own</i> employees aren’t allowed inside Apple’s fabled design …

UX Design

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains His Controversial Christmas Day Tweet

The message racked up thousands of retweets and made it his most popular, and seemingly most controversial, tweet yet.<p>Some thought his sentiment was anti-Christian. Many agreed he was trolling (with a twinkle in his eye).<p>The day after Christmas, Tyson turned to Facebook to flesh out an explanation …

United Kingdom

Establishing Credibility and Transparency in a Rigid Industry

<i>Jure Doler is CMO and co-founder of Fieldoo, the world’s largest football (soccer) network, connecting over 150,000 players, agents and clubs.</i><p>Football (or soccer, as some of you may know it) is one of the most powerful global industries. Football transfers in particular are growing year by year, …

Listen to 110 Years of Uninterrupted Billboard Charts with Remix of the Century

Ever wondered what was the number one on the Billboard Charts in 1920? Nor us. But out of interest, it was a song called ‘Dardanella’, by Ben Selvin & His Orchestra.<p>A new Music Hack Day project aims to provide questions like this with an accurate answer, exploring a century of the Billboard Charts. …

Postcard For iPhone Lets You Post To Any Social Network At Once, Even Your Own Website

A new application, Postcard, launching today, will help you cross-post to various social media websites, but with a few unique twists. Unlike similar tools, this “Swiss Army Knife” of an app lets you set any one social network, or even your own website, as the content’s host. So, for example, if …