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A great free add-on every Gmail user should try

Google’s popular Gmail service is nothing short of a game-changer, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. There are plenty of great tricks out there …

This is what it looks like when your plane takes off… vertically

Unless you’re the thrill seeking type, you might want to avoid, at all costs, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Ahead of the 2015 Paris Air Show, Boeing …

Embracing emptiness in Web design

We can categorize white space into three different types based on how it’s used:<p><b>Compositional White Space –</b> Space for margins, padding, and general composition.<p><b>Visual White Space</b> — Space for graphics, icons, buttons, or form elements.<p><b>Textual White Space</b> — Space between headers/paragraphs and lines …

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

Living Rooms

Man uses Facebook to find FedEx package allegedly stolen from doorstep

A Texas man's surveillance camera catches someone allegedly taking a sweater for the man's son from the man's doorstep. His Facebook friends help get the package back.<p>Technology can expose you, but it can also protect you.<p>One Texas man is very grateful for two technologies at his disposal that, he …

Houston Rockets

11 Gadgets That Died Too Soon

Perhaps the greatest tragedy in tech are the heaps of gadgets tossed on the metaphorical funeral pyre too early. Maybe it was poor marketing, an …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / tovovan<p>Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet …

Qwerty Sofa by ZO_loft

ZO_loft is a design and architecture firm located in Italy whose award-winning designs are starting to get noticed all over the world. This kind of …

Ultima Forever for iOS gets previewed at GDC 2013

We got to play around a bit with Ultima Forever: Quest of the Avatar at GDC, and here's what it does -- it brings the classic hardcore MMO model to a …

Architecture