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What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

'60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness, From Google To Congress

While the world is getting more and more technologically connected, a lot of people seem to be feeling more mentally disconnected—from others, and from themselves.<p>“I’m on mobile devices all day long,” said Anderson Cooper on tonight’s <i>60 Minutes</i> (which you can watch here). “I feel like I could go …

Ralph Baer, inventor of first video game console, dies at 92

The man largely credited as "the father of video games" has died at age 92, according to a report from <i>Gamasutra</i>. Ralph Baer, a German immigrant and inventor, created the very first home video game console in the late ‘60s. It was simply called the "Brown Box," and it later came to be known as the …

The very best Mashable reads of 2014

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend who I consider well-read. I was looking for a new book, so I inquired into what she had loved lately.<p>"I …

Don't look now, US economy booming!

Rachel Maddow reports on the litany of positive economic indicators, including significant job growth, lower gas prices, higher wages, and a lower …

monodramatic - Photographs and text by Daisuke Takakura | LensCulture

“I’m hungry” <br>“Let’s go out for lunch” <br>“I have some work to hand in” <br>“Well…”<br>“It looks like it’s going to rain”<p>There are various selves.<p>There might exist in a past those selves that were not selected at that time .<p>They might be on their own now, maybe.<p>Maybe somewhere, your self, completely different, …

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10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By

Up and at ‘em! Morning people are successful people. Just ask any CEO, politician, professional athlete or inventor out there – they all start their day at the crack of dawn, gaining a leg up on the competition. Create a routine and stick with it. Studies prove that willpower is the strongest in …

Iconic Hollywood Films Remade with a Delightful African Twist

Dakar, Senegal-based photographers Omar Victor Diop and Antoine Temp put a unique African spin on iconic Hollywood films in their series <i>[re-]Mixing Hollywood: ONOMOllywood</i>, exploring what famous works of cinema might have looked like had they been filmed in Senegal. The film revamps are instantly …

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Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

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The First Man To Float On The Edge Of Space

Even more than rules, records are made for breaking. A skyscraper rises a metre taller than its rivals, an athlete beats his opponent by a fraction of a second. But some pioneers should never be forgotten; the ones who set the very first records.<p>Google vice-president Alan Eustace entered the …

Hanged Iranian woman's final emotional message to her mother

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, has reportedly left a message to her mother telling her she loved her and asking for her organs to be donated, before she was executed in Iran<p>The <b>Iranian woman executed for murdering her alleged rapist</b> has reportedly left a heartbreaking message for her mother.<p>Reyhaneh Jabbari, …

The Conceptual Brilliance of Photographer Cedric Blanchon

Cedric Blanchon is a truly unique photographer. His imagery is conceptually intriguing, technically sound and full of rare artistic honesty both about himself and the world as he sees it. His concepts are so well executed that the message is blatant and often disturbing. To me, his artistic honesty …

Photography

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Meet Anonabox, the tiny WiFi router that can anonymize everything you do online

Users looking to anonymize everything they do online in order to protect their privacy and/or hide from advertisers can always use the Tor browser, …

Write or Die: A Word Processing Program That Compels You to Keep Writing

I'm not a writer in the conventional sense of the term. But writing is an important component of my work. I need to come up with clear, crisp, and …

Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

What Every Business Can Learn From Apple’s Mistakes

<i>Ran Rachlin is the co-founder and CEO of Ubertesters, a global provider of a comprehensive, cloud-based, process management tool for mobile applications beta testing.</i><p>App developers definitely learned something important from Apple’s latest product release: even the titans of the industry deal with …

The Fabulous Life Of Marc Newson, Apple's New Genius Designer

Newson, like Ive, has had his fair share of success leading up to his hire at Apple.<p>From exotic cars to coveted knighthoods, the London native has already lived a life most of us will only dream of.<p>Given his friendship with Ive, Newson is heading toward even higher echelons of money and fame.

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Has Capitalism Reached A Turning Point?

In the early 16th Century, the movement objecting to the flagrant greed and corruption in the Roman Catholic Church, now known as the Protestant Reformation, got under way in earnest. In 1517 in Germany, Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses.” At about the same time in Switzerland, Huldrych …

Disney Movies in Chronological Order by Historical Setting

Aish at <b>Disney's New Groove</b> posted this chart of Disney movies in chronological order according to their historical settings. She posted it with the …

10 Tips on Time Lapse Photography To Help You Create Breathtaking Videos

Time-lapse photography is the fusion between filmmaking and photography. That means you will have to be the director, producer, and photographer if …

Landscape Photography

28 Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses That Have Stood The Test Of Time

The lighthouse is a near-universal symbol of safety and guidance that has helped mariners find their way home since ancient times. Although they are …

Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Vince Gilligan do a 'Breaking Bad' autopsy

The<p>"Breaking Bad"triumvirate — actorsBryan CranstonandAaron Pauland the show's creator, Vince Gilligan — had just seen each other a couple of nights ago at the Television Critics Assn. Awards in Beverly Hills. The week before that, they — and their better halves — broke bread to celebrate the …

The Most Expensive Video Games Ever Made

In fact, some video games have ended up costing way more than even the most expensive feature films.<p>Unlike with movies, though, the amount of money it costs to make video games is a closely guarded secret. Most of the costs we see floating around are purely based on analyst estimates.<p>And when …

Film Industry

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Some of your favorite filmmakers earned instant acclaim and fame with their debuts. Others got their starts with pornos.

Filmmaking

The Guy Who Made The Video Game In "Her" Made A Real Game For Your iPhone

It's called MTN and it's a mountain simulator and it's beautiful.<p>David O'Reilly is an Irish animation artist who is best known for creating the indelible and very, very funny fake videogame in last year's Oscar-winning <i>Her</i>. That game, enjoyed by Joaquin Phoenix's lightly depressed greeting card …

European Court of Human Rights upholds French ban on Muslim face veils

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld France's law banning face-covering Muslim veils from the streets, in a case brought by a woman who claimed her freedom of religion was violated.<p>The ruling by the Strasbourg-based court was the first of its kind since France passed a law in 2010 …

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