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Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …

What To Expect At Google I/O 2014

Google's annual developers conference always holds a surprise — sometimes even big ones, like when Sergey Brin skydived into the 2012 keynote address (and product demo history) with a livestreaming Google Glass.<p>At this year’s conference, which runs Wednesday and Thursday in San Francisco, Forbes …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

The Winners and Losers at Apple's WWDC Keynote

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.<p>With 200 million iPads and 500 million iPhones sold to date, Apple can cause some serious waves when it throws its weight around. Here’s a look at who should be cheering after today’s keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference — and who …

18-Year-Old Developer Who Built Yahoo's News App Just Won Apple's Most Prestigious Design Award

Eighteen-year-old Nick D'Aloisio will walk away from WWDC with more than some newfound knowledge about Apple's future products; the wunderkind programmer won an Apple Design Award.<p>A perhaps lesser-known WWDC tradition, each year at the conference Apple holds a special event to recognize apps that …

From Phones To Tablets: 26 Apple Designs That Never Came To Be

In Design Forward, frog design’s founder, Hartmut Esslinger, recounts the inspirations and process behind the computers that revolutionized consumer electronics.<p><i>Editors’ note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Design Forward: Creative Strategies for Sustainable Change <i>(</i><i>Arnoldsche Art Publishers</i><i>), by</i> …

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Spectacular Star Wars Episode VII pics appear online

The nerdgasm is strong with this one!<p>TMZ has somehow managed to get hold of an epic 45 image gallery of pictures from <i>Star Wars Episode VII</i>, that will make long time <i>Star Wars</i> fans very, very happy indeed.<p>We knew previously that JJ Abrams planned to use physical puppets as part of his next generation</i> …

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Google Glass video shows how the device can be used in everyday life [video]

A new Google Glass video shows you how the device can be successfully used in everyday life, giving you answers in situations you come across in various moments.<p>The video shows Googlers testing the device with various searches, some of them very funny, and putting Google’s search capabilities, and …

20 Most Important Restaurants in America

No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out.<p><b>By Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appᅢᄅtit</b><p>No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. …

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Woody Allen’s New York

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I used to sort of hate New York. I rooted against the Yankees and saw the “big city” as a scary place of noise, fast-talk, and blood-filled drama. Then I watched <i>Annie Hall</i>. And <i>Manhattan</i>. And <i>The Purple Rose of Cairo</i>.<p>By the time I finally visited Manhattan, during a college …

CloudUp Is A Fast, Dead-Simple Way To Share And View Files On Any Platform (Without The Folders)

In today’s world of email, social networks, SMS, chat applications and cloud services, there are plenty of ways to share share a file, folder, photo or video. And as intelligent devices and cloud computing infrastructure proliferate, and processing power and capacity improve, we expect file …

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Here's the Chipotle Ramen Concept Lawsuit, in Full

As reported earlier today, ex-Fat Duck chef and ex-Chipotle employee <b>Kyle Connaughton</b> has filed a lawsuit against CEO <b>Steve Ells</b> concerning secrets, ramen shops, and <b>David Chang</b>. Now <b>Eater has obtained a copy of the suit</b>.<p>The thing reads beginning to end like a fast/casual corporate thriller: it alleges …

Coffee Methods: Reasons to Love a Longer Espresso Shot

For those who've even heard of it on American shores, the Caffe Allongé is, to many, much-maligned. And that's no surprise: US specialty coffee trends have definitively shifted towards the short shot—<i>ristretto</i>, or restricted, espresso pulls that draw a small amount of concentrated espresso with …

Video: A Road Food Trip Through Spain

A road trip across Spain isn't diners and gas station hot dogs—it's long lunches with wine and a plate of <i>jamón</i>. We just spent two weeks traveling by car to the four corners of Spain, starting in the beautiful Basque country for pintxos and cider before heading east. It was onward to Galicia, at the …