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The New "One Microsoft" Is—Finally—Poised For The Future

Microsoft has completely overhauled its corporate kernel.<p>The stodgy old enterprise company whose former CEO once called open source Linux a “cancer” is gone. So is its notorious tendency to keep developers and consumers within its walled gardens. The “One Microsoft” goal that looked like more …

Baybayin (incorrectly known as Alibata) for Cultural Identity, Promotion for Economic Gain and Preservation

Custom Art Services<p>Clothing<p>Philippine indigenous writing for Cultural identity and Economic gain for Preservation<p>Baybayin is an indigenous …

Asia

60 Funny Things To Say To Siri Part 2 - iOS 7

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

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Here's Another Mind-Blowing Pixar Theory, This One From 'Toy Story 2'

Pixar<p>Jon Negroni isn't done with his Pixar theories. As it turns out, Andy, the boy Woody and Buzz Lightyear belong to in the "Toy Story" movies, has a surprising family history.<p>Remember last summer, when Pixar superfan Negroni wrote up his incredibly comprehensive report linking all of the …

20 Reasons to Love Your 50mm Lens

The 50mm lens is a favorite amongst many photographers. However, there are some that don’t warm up to this focal length as much as others. Either …

Cameras

Unthinkable: Which ‘golden rule’ of ethics is best, the Christian or Confucian?

The rule of reciprocity can be found in all major religions, but with a different emphasis<p>Most Read

News (Ireland)

The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart.<p>He did so while acknowledging the dangers of stereotypes.<p>"Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising …

InterAct

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Why Singapore's Economy Is Heading For An Iceland-Style Meltdown

In 2007, Iceland was celebrated for attaining the world’s highest standard of living according to the U.N.’s annual Human Development Index report. In less than a generation, the tiny North Atlantic island had transformed from a traditional fishing and tourism-based economic backwater into a …

Visit the Philippines: 10 reasons this should be your next destination

<b>Am I in South America or in Asia? That was the question while visiting the Philippines.</b> This country is so different than it’s fellow countries in …

Island adventures: top activities in the Philippines

The Philippines is justifiably known for its beaches, but the country isn't just about finding an isolated patch of sand and sinking into a sun-kissed stupor. The 7000-plus islands of the Philippines offer an array of more adventurous pursuits that can raise any adrenaline junkie's pulse. Here are …

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the …

Modern Art

4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean …

Photography

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Sebastian Vettel

Figures and Landscapes: The Philippines

What’s closest to my heart is configuring words, allowing them to tumble upon the page. However, every so often I’m inspired to rely on my eye, …

Asia

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Stunning Photos Capture Rare Snowfall Blanketing Cairo

Egyptians woke up Friday morning to see snow on the streets of Cairo for the first time in their lifetimes. Update: Egypt's Meteorological Authority says its the first snowfall in "very many years."<p>Egypt's Meteorological Authority, which told Buzzfeed on Friday that it was "correct that there has …

The Silent Crisis: Vietnam’s Elephants on the Verge of Extinction

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>As the slaughter of the remaining elephants in Africa continues without interruption, elephants in Vietnam—without media attention and a pack of NGOs calling for their protection—are quietly disappearing.</b><p>Victim of an intensely and increasingly fragmented habitat, weak …

Wildlife

Scenes from the Philippines: Post-earthquake, Post-typhoon

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>People wait patiently to receive emergency relief packs containing clean water, food, hygiene products, and essential medicine. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse.<i>Guest blog by Dr. Amanda Vincent, Director and Co-founder of Project Seahorse</i><p>It’s been an incredibly difficult few …

Natural Disasters