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10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Watch a parkour expert make Mirror's Edge a reality

Although his trainers aren't red, parkour athlete Neil Cointe took to the rooftops of Cambridge to show viewers what a real-life run in <i>Mirror's Edge</i> looks like.<p>Cointe, dressed as closely as possible to protagonist Faith, positions the camera in a way that mimics the game's camera view. Watch as he …

What Not to Do in Chicago

Ask someone for tips on traveling to Chicago and they will probably list off tons of different things to do and places to see. But what they likely will not say is what you should not do while visiting the Windy City.<p>Do not put ketchup on your hot dog.<p>Photo courtesy of Arnold Gatilao on Flickr.<p>Just …

Chicago

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Let me tell you a few secrets about my native city. From now on of course, they'll definitely be a little less secret, but I believe in sharing.<p>Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different …

France

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

Famous Quotes Illustrated

Malaysian illustrator Tang Yau Hoong started a personal project where he took some famous quotes and Illustrated them to his taste. Take a look at …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

What It Takes To Be A Great Technical Leader

They often don't manage people, but instead coach them to do their best work.<p>Every company is different, but there are some common threads among the best tech leads that I've worked with. Hat tips to Brian Stoler, Nathan Hunt, Evan Gilbert, and Rich Burdon for leading by example.<p>In this article, I …

Software Development

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

Malaysia turns to technology in bid to reach high-income status by 2020

Having established itself as an Asian tiger, Malaysia is now banking on technology to achieve its ambitious goal of attaining high-income status by …