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Beautiful Houses: Castlecrag Residence

This week we will show you the beautiful Castlecrag Residence in Castlecrag, Australia, a project by CplusC Architectural Workshop. This house is …

Captain America's Back in the Badass First Winter Soldier Trailer

Captain America's first outing was a great summer popcorn flick, and we loved seeing the wholesome hero leading the attack in <i>The Avengers</i>. And now …

Captain America

Report: The NSA's Been Spying on 35 World Leaders

The recent dustup over the NSA maybe monitoring German chancellor Angela Merkel's phone looks like peanuts compared to the latest Snowden-fueled …

Spying

The Birthplace of the Cellphone Is Being Turned Into a Mall

Think Apple’s forthcoming Cupertino headquarters is the first corporate space ship to touch down in America? Not so: In 1962 the legendary R&D hub, …

New Jersey

US Army's new awesome helmet turns war into deadly video game

It seems like something out of Halo, but this new futuristic soldier helmet discovered by <i>KitUp!</i> is now being tested by the US Army. Called the <i>Helmet</i> …

NYC Is Replacing Its 250,000 Street Lights with LEDs

In recent years, we've watched with wonder as boring old yellow halogen car headlights have been replaced with futuristic, <i>Tron</i>-like LEDs. Now, that …

Los Angeles

Comcast Plans to Offer the Closest Thing to an HBO Go Subscription

The entire Internet would very much appreciate it if HBO offered an HBO Go subscription without the need to have cable. We want to pay for HBO Go …

HBO Go

The Week in Review: When the Lights Turned Back On

Inside Flipboard / October 18, 2013<p>The government shutdown has ended, but it isn’t over. Arguably, it’s just begun.<p>The United States Congress voted …

Tea Party

Netflix On The Moon? Broadband Makes It To Deep Space

Here's a funny quirk of the modern age: It takes just seconds to pull up a bad sci-fi movie about invaders from the moon and watch it in HD. But actual communications between the Earth and moon are just as static-filled as they were back in the 1960s.<p>Until now. NASA says it's just gotten a lunar …

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Inside Paul Allen’s Plan to Reverse-Engineer the Human Brain | WIRED

In 2003, Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen spent $100 million to build the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. With laser-equipped microscopes …

Our Milky Way galaxy wobbles

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, makes small wobbling movements. Possible causes include the passage of a smaller galaxy through our own.<p>It is common …

Why Google’s rapid growth means faster search

Google search has dramatically increased the number of locations around the world from which it serves client queries during the past 10 months—by …

The Hobbit (Enhanced Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>This deluxe edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy contains a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, a reset text incorporating the most up-to-date corrections, and all of Tolkien’s own drawings and full-color illustrations, …

How Can You Prevent Jet Lag?

Jet lag can be the bane of long-distance travelers, but with a few easy steps, you can reset the circadian rhythms that govern your body’s alertness …

The Scientific Method: User Guide

Congratulations on your purchase of The Scientific Method™! We hope that it will provide many years of useful service and allow you to answer those nagging questions about the universe you've been having.<p>Here are a few tips to help you get the best out of your investment:<p>We're confident that The …

Daily Inspiration #1587

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Why the future of Starbucks is in tea

In 1987 Starbucks (ticker: SBUX ) had a mere 17 stores. The business was one of the earliest coffee shop chains, and it was testing new waters. As it turned out, the water was just about the perfect temperature. Now, Starbucks operates more than 17,650 locations across the globe, and its brand is …

Goldman Sachs has given rise to not one, but two rap careers

The storied Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs has been called many things over the years: great American bubble machine, vampire squid, death star of capitalism. But breeding ground for hip-hop stars is surely not among them.<p>Two years ago, CNBC unearthed Goldman Sachs consumer retail banker …

How the government shutdown killed the economic recovery

We'll be seeing lots more data like these, but the White House Council of Economic Advisers is reporting that the government shutdown took a huge bite out of economic growth--and that the impact will linger.<p>The chart above shows the effect on economic confidence, one of eight daily or weekly …

Twitter to Set IPO Price Range This Week

Twitter will set the price range for its initial public offering this week, according to sources, with an exact price likely to be set in the first …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Explains Why We Love Some Companies And Fear Others

According to Brad Stone's new book "The Everything Store," that omnipresence made its CEO Jeff Bezos wonder how Amazon could avoid becoming one of those companies that people hate for its size and power.<p>The company had already been criticized for how it pays sales tax, eBook pricing, certain …

Amazon beats revenue expectations in Q3 with $17.09 billion in sales

Amazon reported its third-quarter financial numbers today, delivering $17.09 billion in revenue at a loss of 9 cents per share. Revenues surpassed analyst expectations of $16.7 billion, though the per-share loss fell perfectly in line with Wall Street's predictions.<p>Amazon's stock has been surging …

Blood In The Water: Shipping Lines' Price War Rages On

Container-shipping lines are trying once again to boost freight rates. At the same time, they continue to wage the price war that has scuttled all previous attempts.<p>If the carriers are to be believed, shippers in the trades from Asia to North America will have to pay an extra $400 per 40-foot …

Nearly 50% Of All Home Sales Now Cash, As Institutional Investor Activity Hits New High

Nearly half of all home purchases in the month of September were paid for in cold hard cash, as tight lending conditions continue edge out traditional buyers and investors continue to scoop up inventory.<p>All-cash deals accounted for 49% of sales across the U.S., according to a new report from …

Tesla hires Apple exec to lead new car development

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto announced Thursday that it has hired Apple vice president Doug Field to oversee its new vehicle programs.<p>While at Apple, according to Tesla's news release, Field "led the development of many new products at Apple including the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and</b> …

MacBook Air

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