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Leap Motion users have downloaded more than 1 million apps

Things seem to have gotten off on the right foot for much-hyped gesture controller company Leap Motion. Since its debut on July 22, the startup has …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

<i>O</i>'s Summer Beauty Survival Handbook

Bugs are biting, the sun is burning, your hair is expanding. For every problem—even the worst-case scenarios—we've found you the best solutions.<p>How …

Beauty

Which?: Galaxy S4 wins battery life test

Samsung's Galaxy had the longest battery life in a test of seven popular smartphones, with twice the call time of the low-ranking iPhone 5.<p>Each phone's battery life was tested for call time and internet use by Which? and the Samsung Galaxy S4 was a clear winner in both categories.<p>The popular phone …

Phones

Home prices through the roof - biggest jump in 7 years

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House Prices

Snapchat Is Betting Big On A Patent That Bridges Photos And Videos To Help Make It Your Go-To Camera App

The patent is called "Single mode visual media capture."<p>TechCrunch points out that, "this might seem like a trivial difference, but waste a couple seconds to switch to video or to wait for your camera app to load and the moment you were hoping to capture could be over."<p>For comparison, Instagram, …

The Two Traits Google Really Looks For In Employees Are Flexibility And Hustle

Adam Berry/Getty Images This article is getting some attention, because Google's VP for people operations at Google has made public a few insights that the Google HR team has come to over the last several years. The most surprising might be:<p>The reason the article is getting so much attention is how …

Employment

8 Cosmetics Ingredients Banned In Europe, But Not In America

When it comes to making sure cosmetics companies aren't poisoning us, Europe is apparently doing a much better job than the U.S.<p>While there are just 10 cosmetics ingredients banned in the U.S., there are 1,372 in Europe. As if those numbers alone aren't terrifying, the actual ingredients that are …

iFive: Tony Hayward Gone By October, Obama and Cameron, New Star Discovered, Energy Dept Goes Online, China’s Clean Energy Plan

While you were sleeping, innovation was doing things. Yep, things. I could tell you, but I’d have to kill you.<p>While you were sleeping, innovation was doing things. Yep, things. I could tell you, but I’d have to kill you.<p>1. Remember the ocean floor seepage close to BP’s containment cap? Apparently …

Seafloor

Why We Forgive Misspelled Emails if They're 'Sent From My iPhone'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Soon after Apple's iPhone went on sale six years ago this week, you probably started spotting …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

Vitamin E Oil: Why You Should Use On Your Body With Caution

Experts weigh in on the pros and cons of the super vitamin.<p>You’ve probably heard your doctor discuss the health benefits of taking vitamin E, which include boosting your immune system, preventing stroke-induced brain damage and protecting against certain cancers. But vitamin E oil can also work …

How a restaurant with no cash registers and no prices makes money

A Panera Cares Café looks just like any one of the other 1,600 Panera locations around the United States: the same striped awnings, the same comfortable booths, the same ridiculously tasty Cobblestone Rolls that will add 10 pounds if you so much as look at them.<p>But look closer and you’ll notice …

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Since not everyone can spend Friday mapping out their weekend wardrobe, we did it for you. Here are three looks that will get you through the next two days (and Monday) without having a mini fashion meltdown.<p>Bennett Raglin/Wireimage<p><b>Saturday night:</b> Sienna Miller knows how to flirt with the camera, …

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …