Dan DePury

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Apple's Purchase of Beats May Not Be Finalized Until Next Week

Following reports last week that Apple had purchased Beats Electronics, it was thought the deal would be finalized and announced this week. However, <i>Re/code</i> is reporting the deal may not be finalized until next week.<p>Apple’s planned deal to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion may not be finalized …

Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

Hollywood’s worst nightmare just went mobile.<p>A popular fork of Popcorn Time just launched its Android app. Time4Popcorn’s Popcorn Time app is now available for consumption on the developer’s website and brings all of the program’s pirating tools to the mobile ecosystem.<p>The Android app looks and …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

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Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p>More thrills: the world's scariest hikes and scariest bridges<p>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below

Amazingly Realistic Drawings Created with Ballpoint Pens

When we first saw Portugal-based artist Samuel Silva's portrait, <i>Redhead Girl</i>, most of us were completely in awe of how Silva (aka VianaArts) could achieve such amazing details with just a handful of everyday pens.<p>Since that time, the patient and skilled artist has developed an extensive collection …

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How the NSA & FBI made Facebook the perfect mass surveillance tool

<i>Update May 15 at 3:11 PM ET: Facebook and Akamai responded to VentureBeat’s report. Read their responses here.</i><p>The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool.<p>Documents released alongside security journalist Glenn …

Xiaomi's first tablet offers powerful gaming on the cheap (video)

Just over two years ago, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun told this author that he wasn't sure about making a tablet, but today he confessed that he's been quietly developing one this whole time. What we have here is the conveniently named Mi Pad, which was just unveiled in Beijing with super attractive price …

9/11 Memorial Museum app debuts on iPhone ahead of public opening on May 21st

This week the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City recognized its completion ahead of its public opening on May 21st, and today an official 9/11 Memorial Museum app for iPhone and iPod touch has been made available.<p>The app’s purpose is to aid museum attendees and enhance the tour experience by …

Fighting rages in Kramatorsk as rebels clash with Ukraine troops

Fierce fighting between Ukraine government troops and rebels is continuing. In the cities of Kramatorsk and Slovyansk up to a dozen militia are said to have been killed with several soldiers reportedly wounded since Tuesday.<p>Meanwhile, the commander of pro-Russian forces in Donetsk has given Ukraine …

Image of PM's aide kicking protester stokes anger over Turkey mine fire

The image of an aide to Turkey's Prime Minister kicking a man protesting the mine disaster that has claimed nearly 300 lives has prompted outrage -- and has become a symbol of the anger felt against the government.<p>The incident occurred as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the western city …

Feds Lurch Closer to Rewriting Rules of Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday in favor of a preliminary proposal that could allow Internet "fast lanes."<p>Under the proposed rules, Internet providers would be allowed to charge companies like Netflix in exchange for delivering content to customers at faster speeds.<p>The proposed …

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At 9/11 memorial, President Obama praises the day's heroes

President Obama praised the love, compassion and sacrifice that Americans displayed amid tragedy as the true “spirit of 9/11” on Thursday as he helped dedicate a memorial built on the site of that day’s terror attacks.<p>The events of Sept. 11, 2001, revealed the “character of our nation,” Obama said, …