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Tokyo Graphic Passport 2014

Housed across three galleries—two in DUMBO, Brooklyn and one in Manhattan's Lower East Side—bilingual Japanese arts publication +81 presents "Tokyo Graphic Passport," a traveling exhibition of Japanese posters and more from many famed makers and creators within the vibrant Japanese arts scene. The …

Mount a Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Calendar On Your Wall

Calendars are great to have in your house, but the problem with most of them is that despite cute pictures of kittens or baby turtles, the calendars …

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DIY Stun Glove: You Got the Touch! You Got the Power! - Technabob

A couple of years ago we saw a pair of taser gloves made with everyday items. But both gloves had to be in contact with the target in order for them …

Crash Course on Notation in Programming Language Theory

This blog post is meant to help my friends get started in reading my other blog posts, that is, this post is a crash course on the notation used in …

'Body Atlas' shows where emotions hit the hardest

Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, asked 773 participants to indicate how certain emotionally charged materials made them feel. The researchers argue that …

Flatastic Mobile UI Kit

Designers of mobile interfaces are becoming more prominent in today’s faced-paced web space. App designers are in high demand now particularly in …

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Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

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A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

Food labels have become battlegrounds. Just last week, voters in Washington state narrowly defeated a measure that would have required food manufacturers to reveal whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients.<p>Supporters of the initiative — and similar proposals in other states — …

The Outstanding Work of Maciej Kuciara

I was blown away by the work of this artist. Maciej Kuciara is a Polish concept designer doing pieces for the film and video games industries. This …

Veins: black-and-white studies of seediness and intimacy – in pictures

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Apple font “beautiful as typeface, totally sucks as an interface” — insights from a famous designer

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: (c) Pinar Ozger<p>Erik Spiekermann, who has crafted dozens of version of the alphabet for companies and cities, believes …

Surreal Photos of Singapore's Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

An Eye-Opening Look at 6-Year-Old Muay Thai Fighters

<i>Die Kampfkinder</i>, roughly translated as <i>Fighting Kids</i>, is an eye-opening series by German photographer Sandra Hoyn that takes a look at children as young as 6 years old who have been thrown into the ring to compete in Muay Thai matches. The images give a glimpse of the lives of these tiny warriors …

Google The Power Player Invests In Another Giant Solar Farm

If you live in California, the power that makes it possible for you run Google searches on your laptop and phone could very well come from the search giant as well.<p>Google, which is part owner in several clean power projects that sell electricity to California’s utilities, said Thursday it has …

Pack Your Suitcase, This Time-Lapse Will Make You Want To Go To Iceland

If you needed any more proof that Iceland is the destination spot to go to this year, then this time-lapse video above should without a doubt make the point clear.<p>Click play to take in "Beyond Nature" by aprilgarden and bask in the pure, scenic beauty that is this Nordic country. We're already …

The 0-to-60 record for an electric car has been smashed by these Dutch students

Sure, efficiency is important. But speed is fun.<p>Students from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have broken the 0-to-60-miles-per-hour record for an electric car, according to Motor Authority.<p>And they did it in a car they built themselves.<p>That car, the DUT13, did 0 to 100 kph (0 …

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Graphic Poster Designs by Felix Pfäffli aka Feixen

Poster Design Inspiration.<p>A couple of creative poster designs and illustrations for several projects by Swiss graphic designer Felix Pfäffli aka …

27 Practical And Ingenious Gadgets For Kitchen

We’re all familiar with the basic utensils and accessories we usually need in the kitchen, things like knifes, cutting boards and can openers. But …

School Bus Transformed Into A Functional And Mobile Home

Creative minds always try to come up with new and ingenious ideas for living spaces. They come up with projects like converting churches and …

Sodastream Source

Whether you're concerned about your impact on the local landfill, or you just like the idea of carbonating your own beverages at home, the Sodastream …

How to Encrypt Your Email and Keep Your Conversations Private

Between constant password breaches and the NSA looking in on everything you do, you've probably got privacy on the mind lately. If you're looking for …

It's Now Easier For Hackers To Crack Crazy-Complex Passwords

An update to a free online password-cracking program just made it easier for hackers to get their hands on more complex passwords.<p>When you sign up for an account on a website and create a password, that information is stored in a company database as "cryptographic hashes": strings of numbers and …

Just How Bad Was Tumblr's Security Flaw?

Pretty bad. But the consequences have likely been minor.<p>"We have just released a very important security update for our iPhone and iPad apps addressing an issue that allowed passwords to be compromised in certain circumstances," Tumblr told its users on its staff blog. "Please download the update …

An iPhone Chill-Out App Powered By Surprising Visuals

Thunderspace’s designers use clever visual effects–including your phone’s flash–to augment an otherwise ho-hum aural experience.<p>It’s hard to be a “relaxation” app in the iTunes store. If all you want is some looped nature sounds on your iPhone, one might be hard-pressed to justify paying $0.99 or …