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What I learned after spending a surreal few days as a Western tourist in North Korea

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been passionate about photography. Making images is what I grew up on, it’s what sparked my interest in technology, and it’s what led me to study art and design. Perhaps most importantly, however, photography has long been the lens through which I see and explore the …

North Korea

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Batman and Motorhead

Here Are Microsoft's New Robot Security Guards

Microsoft recently installed a fleet of 5-feet-tall, 300-pound robots to protect its Silicon Valley campus. The robots are packed with HD security cameras and sensors to take in their organic, protein-based surroundings. There's also an artificial intelligence on board that can sound alarms when …

Robotics

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

Tour the Whimsical Details of the Truly Mindboggling Skyhouse

Skyhouse - 150 Nassau Street - City Modern Tour<p>The entrance hall gently slopes up to deposit visitors at the base of the slide.<p>Off to the left is a living room, and the slide winds upwards.<p>The owners, architect, and designer all wanted to showcase the 360-degree views in as many ways as they …

Admiral snackbar

Xbox One supports 4K and 3D

Microsoft has confirmed that the new console does indeed support Ultra HD for both video and gaming.<p><b>Despite not being mentioned at the Xbox One</b> …

Instagram

6 Sweet and Satisfying Sugarless Desserts

Treats that put maple syrup, honey, agave nectar and chocolate front and center—without a grain of white sugar in sight.<p>On the Joys of …

Dessert

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Star Wars

Tokyo’s Tiniest Apartments are Like Expensive Little Closets

Picture a tiny windowless room, just big enough to stretch out in (as long as you aren’t of above-average height) and store a few meager belongings. …

The Engadget Interview: Cliff Bleszinski on next-gen gaming, Oculus Rift and the always-on console

What's life been like for the outspoken <i>Gears of War</i> designer and former design director of Epic Games since his departure last fall? Well, a lot of taking it easy. Cliff Bleszinski (or CliffyB to many) may not be manning the design reins of an upcoming game, but he's still quite active -- …

Amazon said to be developing 3D smartphone

The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is working on two new smartphones, including one that would offer hologram-like images and, perhaps, let users navigate with just their eyes.<p>Amazon is reportedly working on two smartphones, including one that would have 3D capability.<p>The Wall Street …

Wall Street

Boris Johnson's amusing and amazing half-true statistics

"This is less of a speech, more of a download!" cried David Cameron. He was speaking at a conference on investing in Britain. And download he did. …

Snoop Dogg Talks Holograms, 2Pac and Chronic in Web Chat

Check out the highlights from the rapper's recent Twitter Q&A<p>Snoop Dogg – aka the recently reincarnated rasta Snoop Lion – teamed up with Mashable …