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Meet the Photographer Taking Some of the Wettest and Wildest Photos on the Internet

Admit it, he has your dream job.<p>1.7K<p>SHARES<p>Lachlan Hargraves spends his days shooting beautiful women in some of the (literally) steamiest settings …

There’s a start-up in the White House basement and its mission is to “disrupt” government

Vancouver<p>There’s an 18-month-old start-up in the White House’s basement, and it has a herculean mission: Untangle, rewire and redesign the government.<p>Once known as “Obama’s stealth start-up,” the US Digital Service (USDS), is staffed by some of the country’s best designers, engineers, and product …

Silicon Valley

Government 4.0: State-ups in Europe - eGovernment

A few EU countries have made that jump already, as these examples show:<p><b>Austria:</b> The country continues to make inroads through its official ID card …

Europe

10 Mac storage tips to help you free up extra hard drive space

Is your Mac out of storage space, or getting dangerously close? If so, there are lots of things you can do to free up some much-need disk space. In many cases, you don’t even have to remove personal files and media. From finding and removing duplicate photo libraries to learning how to better …

Operating Systems

Qantas' New Digital Magazine Pushes the Boundaries of Content Marketing

Australian airline Qantas, like many brands, wants to reach younger people, so it’s turning to content.<p>AWOL, a brand-content site created last year …

Qantas

Who Holds the Keys to Your Website?

<i>Ashley Fruechting is Sr. Director of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships for El Segundo, Calif.-based Vision Internet, a leader in government website</i> …

eGovernment

5 Leadership Lessons From Creative Directors Behind Award-Winning Ads

BBH New York Creative Chairman John Patroulis offers up his most significant career lessons in creative leadership.<p>So I was having a conversation with a recently out-of-school creative person recently when she asked: “So, how do you creatively lead people?” Fair enough question. I mean, it’s the …

How to use Windows 10 on a Mac

As much as Mac owners might like to think that they have the superior desktop operating system with OS X, there might actually be times when you'd …

Windows 10

5 Predictions for Customer Care in 2016, and Beyond

Who likes Tomorrowland?<p>Some people go to the futuristic part of Disney’s theme parks for the rides. The rides are certainly fun, but I go because it makes me think of the future. Perhaps that’s why people post so many predictions blogs every December: We like to dream about possibilities.<p>Photo …

Nude Yoga Girl Contorts Her Body into Works of Art Without Breaking Instagram's No Nudity Rules

Twenty-five-year-old Nude Yoga Girl isn't aiming to defy Instagram's nudity policy–she instead wants to use her yoga skills to create bodily works of art. “With my account I want to inspire people to realize that everybody is very beautiful and capable of [doing] amazing things with their bodies,” …

Yoga

Elaborately Bodypainted Live Figures Blend into the Seven Wonders of the World

Trina Merry is best known for her unique style of conceptual art that combines painted models with photography. We've previously featured some of her artwork that mimics astrological signs and blends human figures into scenes around New York, but her newest collection of images take a trip around …

Art

Pic of the Day - Art Collector by Scott Davidson

Home / ArtPic of the Day – Art Collector by Scott Davidson<p>Pic of the Day – Art Collector by Scott Davidson<p>By Eugene Kim on September 8, 2009<p>A spectacular 3D piece by UK-based artist Scott Davidson that took him roughly 20 hours to create using CS4. The realism in this piece is quite …

Photos

Toronto’s Giant "Story Pod" Unfolds into an Open-Air Library for Public Reading

Architecture studio AKB is bewitching Toronto's book lovers with an inviting design known as the Story Pod. As its name suggests, it's a pod for stories. Located near Main Street in the town of Newmarket, the compact construction serves its purpose as a book exchange where visitors can take a book, …

Architecture

Reasons to never rely on fingerprints over passwords

Touch ID and other fingerprint scanning technologies are wonderfully convenient additions to our smartphones that enable easy mobile payments and …

This Week in Civic Tech: Boston Rethinks City Hall, NY.gov Redesign Doubles Traffic, GovDelivery Hits 100M Subscribers

<i>This Week in Civic Tech presents a line-up of notable events in the space that connects citizens to government services. Topics cover latest</i> …

Smart Cities

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

Diomedes Kastanis Contributor<p>Diomedes Kastanis is VP of the Chief Innovation Office at Ericsson, supporting advancement of the company’s technology vision and innovation.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Productive mobility is poised to give business a virtual boost<p>As a driver of technical innovation …

Augmented Reality

Ars Cardboard: Codenames, the secret agent party game you’ve been seeking | Ars Technica

Meet the new king of party games.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our new weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage right …

Board Games

How BioCatch keeps your online banking safe after you log in

While online banking tends to use two-factor authentication, making logins relatively secure, what happens if you walk away from your device and someone else hops on to wreak havoc with your money? What happens if a remote access trojan hijacks your session?<p>BioCatch uses clever analysis of how you …

Muji Unveils A Trio Of Tiny Prefab Houses (Cue Envy)

For Tokyo Design Week, Japanese mega retailer Muji invited celebrated designers Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, and Naoto Fukasawa to envision cozy escapes from the city hustle.<p>Holding true to Muji’s philosophy of “just enough” design, the three huts are modest, outfitted with the basics, and …

Prefab Homes

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

Art

The People Of Tinder, Side-by-Side With Their LinkedIn Profiles

Business in the front. Party in the back. Are our online identities really so simple?<p>Dries Depoorter is an artist obsessed with privacy. He spent a year uploading random screenshots of his computer onto social media. In another, he gave the world constant access to his exact GPS coordinates, so you …

Social Media

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Railroad trestles created a vast and handsome network across America

Railroad trestles<p>Taking the high (rail)road.<p>1918<p>As railroads spread westward across the United States in the 19th century, engineers had to contend …

This $5,900 Workstation Lets You Post-Process Your Photos Lying Down

Sitting for long periods of time has been shown to be bad for your health, leading more and more people to adopt other positions for working at a …

HTML5 On The Rise: No Longer Ahead Of Its Time

Shikhir Singh Contributor<p>Shikhir Singh is the senior developer relations manager at Sencha.<p>Today marks the one-year anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) declaring the HTML5 standard complete, a significant milestone in the history of the Internet and web application development. In …

Web Design

Android Pay vs. Samsung Pay: Explained

‘Technically Intimate’ Offers a Revealing Portrait of the ‘Sexting’ Phenomenon (NSFW)

When Chicago-based photographer Evan Baden first embarked on <i>Technically Intimate</i> seven years ago, homemade pornography and sexting were just …

Portraits of Playboy Bunnies Many Years Later

These headshots, taken at the Former Playboy Bunny Reunion in Las Vegas, are the result of my interest in the women of Playboy and where they are …

A Look at Life Inside a 1969 Hippie Tree House Village in Hawaii (NSFW)

Taylor Camp was not a commune, Hawaii-based photographer John Wehrheim says, and there were no rules. Set at the edge of the road along the beach of …

Five Times Kylie Jenner Proved Her Love For American Apparel

Similar to Brandy Melville's enthusiastic support from Taylor Swift, another LA-based retailer has scored the role of spirit animal for a worshipped celebrity.<p>Although she could afford to stack multiple Cartier love bracelets on her wrists (and she often does), Kylie Jenner still enjoys a good …

Kylie Jenner