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This Man Invented the Plastic Pink Flamingo. He and His Wife Have Worn Matching Outfits for the Past 35 Years.

Donald Featherstone, an artist, is most famous for inventing the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament. But people who know him and his wife Nancy well …

Doing indie films justice at the French Legation

Cinema East<p><b>French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos</b><p>There's certainly no shortage of chances for Austinites to get their free or cheap screening on this …

The Most Unusual Film Genres

The build up to Lars von Trier’s <i>Nymphomaniac</i>, chronicling a woman’s (Charlotte Gainsbourg) erotic experiences from birth to death, is already …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

Asia Travel

Apple 'plans iPhone trade-in scheme'

Apple is starting an iPhone trade-in program this month aimed at getting users to upgrade to the iPhone 5 and turn in older models, people with knowledge of the plans said.<p>Apple has teamed up with Brightstar, a mobile-phone distributor, to run the US-based exchange program, said the people, who …

iOS 7, Mac OS X Updates, MacBooks and More: What to Expect at Apple's WWDC

It has been nearly nine months since Apple has held its last big event. In that time the company has suffered from some issues on Wall Street, been …

Why Microsoft is failing with Windows RT (and what it can do about it)

<i>Jack Gold is the founder and principal analyst at J.Gold Associates.</i><p>Rumor has it that Microsoft is thinking about dramatically reducing prices on Windows RT tablets to stimulate sales. Considering the fact that RT hasn’t sold well against the competition, this is not surprising. But I believe this …

Windows 8.1 will get portrait mode, other tablet tweaks

Microsoft and its partners are beginning to show and tell more about the features that 7- and 8-inch Windows 8.1 "Blue" devices will offer.<p>Some Windows OEMs showed off coming small form-factor Windows 8 tablets as part of Computex this week.<p>Microsoft didn't take the wraps off its rumored 8-inch …

Microsoft Windows

iOS 7, OS X 10.9, MacBooks And iRadio: What To Expect At WWDC 2013

Apple is set to deliver its WWDC keynote address on Monday June 10, and there are bound to be a lot of new things revealed on that day. The exact details remain shrouded in mystery, but as with every major Apple event, there have been lots of leaks and rumors leading up to this one, so we can at …

Bigger iPhone 6 coming; iPad Mini Retina delayed, Citi says

An iPhone 6 with a larger screen may be coming early next year, while the iPad Mini Retina may be pushed further out, says Citi Research.<p>A big-screen iPhone 6 should show up next year while the highly anticipated iPad Mini Retina may be delayed until the fourth quarter, according to Citi …

iPad Mini

SimCity for Mac Gets Delayed Until August

EA and Maxis’ new SimCity game has seen mixed success on PCs, after facing server issues that marred the initial launch – and now the Mac version has …

How Technology is Transforming Live Concert Bootlegging

“If you put your cameras down you might be able to live in the moment,” chided Ian Brown, frontman of iconic Mancunian indie band The Stone Roses.<p>Those were among the first words uttered by Brown during the band’s first comeback gig in May 2012, after a 16-year hiatus. But the singer wasn’t so much …

Play this: 'Save the Date,' a dating sim like no other

Paper Dino Software's <i>Save the Date</i> is a rather unique game. You play as an unnamed character who is tasked with arranging a date with the object of your affections, Felicia. It plays out as series of multiple-choice questions, but after spending some time with the game, you'll discover that the …

Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops.<p>OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information …

Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber

While we think we know what to expect, plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber says he's not sure what Apple has up its sleeve. He says this is the first time in years that he didn't really know what to expect from Apple.<p>On his WWDC-preview podcast, he said, "The one thing I keep hearing over and over …

John Gruber

The future of food is here. We found 10 3D-printed foods. http://www.brit.co/3d-printed-foods/

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10 Best Places to See From Above

For the ultimate bird's eye view of your destination there's no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the …

Grand Canyon

Paintings by Madeline von Foerster

Paintings by Madeline von Foerster<p>Surrealistic paintings infused with symbolism. For technique, Madeline uses a mix of oil and egg tempera invented …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …