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10 New Artists You Need to Know: November 2016

Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

Music

‘Flower House’, An Abandoned Detroit-Area Home Filled Top to Bottom With Fresh Flowers

Lisa Waud of Pot & Box Floral Design purchased two abandoned Detroit area homes from a Hamtramck city auction and plans to fill them from top to …

Amazing Discovery: Plant Blood Enables Your Cells To Capture Sunlight Energy

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p><i>What if conventional wisdom regarding our most fundamental energy requirements has been wrong all along and we</i> …

Vaiden Astronaut Workout Apparel

Vaiden Astronaut Workout Apparel utilizes Outlast® Phase Change technology – an innovative way to enhance your body’s ability to manage temperature. …

Clothing

Hear Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga's Scrapped 'Partynauseous'

Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar's lost collaboration "Partynauseous," which was reportedly set to be on Lamar's major label debut <i>good kid, m.A.A.d city,</i> …

Music

'Need for Speed' reboot rolls out this fall

When EA's quarterly report dropped earlier in May, it included a few tasty game-related tidbits, including a "holiday 2015" launch window for a new <i>Need for Speed</i>. EA today confirmed that <i>Need for Speed</i> will launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC this fall -- and it's a full-on reboot of the series. "With …

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

2CELLOS - They Don't Care About Us - Michael Jackson [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Google Launches Its Own Wireless Service, Project Fi

As rumored for months, Google has just announced plans to offer its own wireless cellular service.<p><b>Here’s what we know so far:</b><p>It’s called “Project Fi”<br>• It’s for Nexus 6 owners only, at first.<br>• It’s invite only right now. You can sign up for an invite here.<br>• It’s built on top of Sprint and T-Mobile’s …

Google Hangouts

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Hollywood's Child 44 pulled in Russia after falling foul of culture ministry

A Hollywood film about a Soviet serial killer has been pulled from cinema schedules in Russia just days before it was due for release. Child 44, which stars Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman and is produced by Ridley Scott, was deemed “historically inaccurate” by Russia’s culture ministry.<p>While the …

Russia

Military planning to spend billions on new Air Force One

The Pentagon is considering spending billions of dollars on three new Boeing 747s to use as Air Force One, the aircraft that shuttles the United States president.<p>According to CBS News, the current Air Force One fleet is getting old, and the U.S. military says it’s time for a new generation to carry …

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm convinced it should be required watching for entrepreneurs. That's because its main character isn't Don Draper, Joan …

Mad Men

8 Ways To Look Like A Millionaire, Even If You're Not

The last thing image consultant Sylvie di Giusto wants to hear from someone considering a makeover is, "I don't have the money for this." To her, equating looking good with having money is based on a false assumption.<p>Regardless of how much you make, it's easy to project an air of power and …

The 10 best airports in the world

Consumer aviation website Skytrax has published its latest annual World Airport Awards, and for the third consecutive year, Singapore's Changi International Airport took the crown as the world's best airport. It serves as one of Southeast Asia's largest transit hubs and is a major cog in the …

Aviation

World's grandest abandoned hotels

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was …

Guy Finds WWII Photos of his Hometown and Reshoots What it Looks Like Today

Last summer, reddit user MisterBrick found a collection of photos from WWII of his hometown of Dijon, France. As a photo project, he decided to …

30 tech skills that will get you a $110,000-plus salary

But it's an ever-changing job market. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice, a tech-job-hunting site, surveyed 23,470 IT professionals in the fall of 2014 to come up with this list.<p>Of …

Valve's new 'Source 2' game engine has the low price of $0

<i>Half-Life 2</i>. <i>Counterstrike: Source</i>. <i>Team Fortress 2</i>. <i>Left 4 Dead</i>. <i>Portal</i>. Besides being developed by Valve, what else do those games share? They all run on the company's Source Engine that's been used since the first two released 11 years ago. Well, Valve has a new engine coming, officially, and it's …

Trailer for Daniel Bruhl Sci-Fi Robot Intelligence Film EVA

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

19 Times Benedict Cumberbatch Charmed the Pants Off of Everyone

Benedict Cumberbatch is nothing short of a phenomenon. The Internet is obsessed with him, women (and men) go gaga every time they see him, and BBC series "Sherlock" has birthed more fangirls and fanboys than any series in recent memory.<p>So why is the world so enamored by Benedict Cumberbatch? In a …

Benedict Cumberbatch

Willow and Jaden Smith have new songs on Soundcloud

Somehow the Fresh Duchess and Duke of Bel-Air released music without the greater hive mind buzzing around it.<p>On Feb. 14, Willow Smith tweeted out a …

The New Razer Blade Is The Gaming Laptop To Beat

Earlier this month, Razer launched the second generation of its ultra-high-resolution gaming laptop, the Blade. I’ve since gotten a few weeks to play with it and can confirm that its hardware lives up to the crazy QHD+ screen.<p>Like its predecessor, this year’s Razer Blade packs in a 14-inch, 3200 x …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Pebble's new smartwatch raised over $5 million in less than five hours.</b> It used a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds and reached its target in just 17 minutes.<p><b>2. HP stock was down 7% after reporting its latest earnings.</b> It beat on EPS but missed on revenue.<p><b>3. Valve is going to reveal its</b> …

Virtual Reality

Oscars 2016: and next year's awards will go to …

Even though there’s probably an Oscars party that’s still going as we type this, we’ve decided to take an incredibly early look at the race for next year’s awards. With this year’s films showing that an early release, or at least a Sundance push, can be beneficial in kicking off buzz, we can be …

The Oscars

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Impossible's Instant Lab printer now works with almost any smartphone

As the saying goes, the best camera is the one that's with you. For most of us that's a smartphone, so the traditions of printing and sharing physical photos have slowly fallen by the wayside. To bridge the growing analog-digital divide, Polaroid experts The Impossible Project (TIP) crowdfunded an …

This ‘Flow Motion’ Time-Lapse of Dubai is Insane

Time-lapse photographer Rob Whitworth has taken the idea of hyperlapses to the next level with his latest video, “Dubai Flow Motion” (shown above).<p>It …