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Wakie Wakes You With Phone Calls From Strangers

There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s Wakie, an app that encourages random strangers around the world to wake you up with a phone call.<p>Wakie has actually existed before, as it’s the international version of the …

Volunteering in Italy: washing up and witch burning

The village of Piazzaga has a permanent population of two – a taciturn couple who, while I am there, only come out for the witch-burning. Perched on a precipitous hillside 700m above Lake Como and accessible only by jeep or on foot, the village becomes virtually uninhabitable in winter. But in …

TuneIn radio service gets social with relaunch

TuneIn switches frequencies from being a radio-stream directory to more of a radio-related social network. Early use suggests it's a hit.<p>TuneIn, the site that has long served as the Internet's main directory for streams of terrestrial radio, relaunched last week to function more like a social …

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London housing crisis: who dares campaign for building on the greenbelt?

A London School of Economics professor argues that we should build homes on the capital's greenbelt, but London politicians prepared to back this view are few<p>I liked Paul Cheshire's diagnosis of Britain's housing affordability crisis from the off:<p>When things go wrong it is always handy to blame …

People Go Bananas Over MonkeyParking

It was inevitable. In a place where you could pay for almost anything to come to you via mobile, to have empty parking spots eventually come to you via mobile. That is the premise behind Italian app MonkeyParking, which allows you to “sell” your parking spot (or rather, the inside information about …

The Weather in March

Nationally, last month was milder, drier and sunnier than average, but given that March 2012 was exceptional on all those counts, this was only the mildest, driest and sunniest March for two years. However, it was the 12th warmest and 13th sunniest in the last 100 years. Mean sea level pressure was …

15 Ways Skrillex Changed the World

How our cover star dropped in and rumbled culture<p>15<p>That incandescent, pistol-spark moment in an artist's career when he or she actually steers the …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

The World’s First Sunset Hyperlapse from an Airplane

<b>Update</b>: The original version of this post quoted a flight attendant in the intro, when it was in fact the author’s girlfriend who made the remark …

Rapatronic Camera: An Atomic Blast Shot at 1/100,000,000th of a Second

This is a photo of an atomic bomb milliseconds after detonation, shot by Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton in 1952 through his Rapatronic (Rapid Action …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

20 Feet From Stardom: exclusive interviews with the stars

Backing singers remain the unnamed voices at the back of the stage. The Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, puts them firmly in the spotlight.<p>'What do you need to be a background singer?’ Sitting in an Italian restaurant in her home town of Montvale, New Jersey, <b>Darlene Love</b> pauses to …

What Scarlett Johansson's Pregnancy Means for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Marc Piasecki/Getty Images<p>Now that actress Scarlett Johansson is pregnant, how will the news affect her role in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"? According to a new report from E!, the short answer is it won't, though Johansson's shooting schedule is going to need a bit of an overhaul.<p>Johansson, who's …

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How did South Park make video games funny?

Welcome to Friends List!<p>If this is your first episode, Friends List is a daily web series where we have one-on-one talks about a single question related to video games. The goal is to give both Polygon's many team members across the globe and those involved in covering, designing and releasing …

How the Blind Dream

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that I’ve read about or experienced recently in my waking life. Some of my dreams don’t even have the intrigue of another character; …

All Those Hours Editing on Your Computer Aren’t Actually Ruining Your Eyesight

If you’re worried that spending hours upon hours staring at a computer post-processing thousands of photos will damage your eyeballs, rest assured: …

Comcast's internet access program for low-income families will continue indefinitely

Comcast's Internet Essentials program was originally supposed to wind down this June, roughly three years after its launch in the wake of the NBC merger. However, the company has had a lot of success with the initiative -- enough so that it's extending the program indefinitely. Low-income American …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

'NASA Unexplained Files' Tells Story Of Astronaut Leroy Chiao's UFO Encounter In 2005

A new TV series will examine some of the more unusual, mysterious and sometimes spooky situations that NASA and its astronauts have found themselves …

Newly identified dinosaur fauna sheds light on evolution

Recognition of the 160 million year old Daohugou Biota has huge scientific potential<p>Less than 20 years ago the first known feathered dinosaurs from northeastern China were being unveiled to a surprised and amazed public, and since then huge numbers of fossils have been found. A new study, however, …

Ellen DeGeneres and Oscars stars give pizza delivery man $1000 tip

Ellen DeGeneres leads whip-round of stars including Brad Pitt and Meryl Streep for man who unknowingly delivered pizza for celebrities on live TV<p>• Video: How Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres took star-studded snap<p>The delivery man who brought pizza to some of the world's most famous Hollywood actors at …

Hottest Celebrity Photos at the Oscars