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Sam Sung worked at Apple... and he is auctioning his business card

I can’t imagine being an Apple employer and keeping a straight face while hiring a man named Sam Sung. As it turns out, the Cupertino-based company did have a Sam Sung on payroll, a man who ironically shares his name with Apple’s main competitor. He worked as a specialist in a Vancouver store, …

Russia's Putin issues retaliatory import ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin has named a new target as global sparring over Ukraine grows: food.<p>In a decree signed Wednesday, Putin banned food and agricultural imports from countries that have imposed sanctions against his country.<p>The retaliatory move comes more than a week after the United …

NY med examiner: Police choke hold killed man

The New York City medical examiner's office Friday confirmed what demonstrators had been saying for weeks: A police officer's choke hold on a man being arrested for selling loose cigarettes killed him.<p>Eric Garner, 43, died July 17 after being confronted by police on Staten Island for allegedly …

Hey, Google fans: Chrome is about to get a whole lot faster on iOS

After artificially dominating the iOS browser war for years, Apple just leveled the playing field.<p>Two years ago, Google launched Chrome for iOS. Yet, despite topping the charts in free app store downloads, Google hardly left a dent in the iOS browser market; that’s because Apple requires all iOS …

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

A look back at the life and career of Nelson Mandela. Narrated by TIME's former managing editor, Richard Stengel

Nelson Mandela

Google Glass may have found a prescription lens partner

Google is in talks with an American vision benefits provider to get Google Glass into the hands of the people who know eyes the best: doctors.<p>VSP Global, which insures eye care for millions of Americans and also makes eyeglass lenses and frames, has been talking to Google about how best to …

Google Glass

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Sophisticated drug tunnel entrance found near Tijuana airport has an electric rail system, lighting and ventilation

• Tunnel connects Mexican city of Tijuana with San Diego, California<br>• It is equipped with an electric rail system, lighting and ventilation<br>• The tunnel is …

Golf & Basketball: Notable NBA Golfers

A look at some of basketball's biggest names -- both past and present -- who also love to hit the links

Obama Ratings Sink As Trustworthiness Comes Into Question

Barack Obama has been subjected to as many personal attacks as any modern president.<p>Terrorist. Traitor. Hater of America. Secret Muslim.<p>Unusually for a politician, however, the one thing he hasn't been called much is a liar, except by his most adamant critics.<p>That's all changed now. Obama is being …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

Samsung may launch wireless chargers that work from a distance by mid-2014

The development of wireless charging has been plagued so far by high-costs, immature technology, and competing standards.<p>Currently, industry players have grouped around two technologies, inductive magnetic charging and resonant inductive magnetic charging, but only the former has made it into …

Tech Trends

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Offices from Mad Men

Tour Don Draper's office.<p>The long-awaited sixth season of <i>Mad Men</i> premieres on Sunday, April 7th. Fans may love the storylines and characters, but we're partial to the 1960s set design. Here, we take a look back at last season's Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce offices.

Mad Men

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

In pictures: Star Wars art

Articles about pursuing perfection on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one...<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

Neuroscientist uses MRI scans to show that dogs have emotions similar to humans

Man’s best friend may have more in common with his or her human owners than previously thought.<p>For the past two years, neuroscientist Gregory Berns of Emory University has been conducting a series of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans on canines – including his pet terrier Callie – and he says …

Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday that the new Galaxy Round incorporates the latest in screen technology, along with other unique features.<p>The device resembles the<p>Galaxy S3andS4, but it has slight …

Phones

Bend it like … Samsung? Galaxy Round is first curved-display smartphone

Samsung's Galaxy Round is the first curved-screen smartphone<p>Samsung revealed a curved-display smartphone early Wednesday, the first of its kind. Though its name, the Galaxy Round, may suggest something closer to a half cylinder, this smartphone is gently curved, just enough to cup in your hand, and …