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From Toy Design to Military Micro-Drone

The impossibly tiny Hornet serves as a pair of "flying binoculars"<p>Inventor Arne Skjaerpe had been dreaming of creating a tiny flying device for …

How the Photoshop Liquify Tool Can Be Used to Improve Your Portraits

Use it well and you can make very subtle changes to the look of a model’s face, body or clothing. Use it badly and you might become a feature on one …

These CGI Images Are So Realistic That They Look Like Actual Photographs

Photography jobs may soon be more threatened by breakthroughs in computer generated imagery (CGI) technology. Newly developed light ray simulation …

Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>A two-story, shipping container prefab offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on campus.<p>These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that …

Shipping Containers

DIY Microwave Popcorn Is Way Easier Than You Know

<i>The post below entitled, “DIY Microwave Popcorn Is Way Easier Than You Know,”</i> <i>originally appeared on FWx.</i><p>Store-bought microwave popcorn is such an …

ReadMe Creates Crisp Documentation For Developers Using Your APIs

Y Combinator-backed ReadMe wants to make it easy for any company to provide quality documentation for developers who might be interested in using their APIs.<p>With the prevalence of APIs, it’s easier than ever to integrate features from your favorite apps and services into your own work. If you’re …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

Vertical Forest: An Urban Treehouse That Protect Residents from Air and Noise Pollution | Colossal

<p>A potted forest of trees and branching steel beams disguise this 5-story apartment building in Turin, Italy. Designed by Luciano Pia, <i>25 Verde</i> brings …

This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

New Ornate Insects Drawn by Alex Konahin | Colossal

<p>Latvia-based graphic artist and illustrator Alex Konahin (previously) recently completed work on a new series of ornate insect drawings titled …

CyanogenMod Installer launching today on Google Play [UPDATE]

This afternoon the team at Cyanogen Inc. have made clear their intention to launch the CyanogenMod Installer to Google Play for Android. This app …

Capture 360-degree panoramas with the throwable Panono ball

Two years ago, Jonas Pfeil posted a video to YouTube about a funny-looking ball he’d created that was filled with cameras and could capture panoramas of the entire world around it. Three and a half million people have watched that video in the time since, and with all the attention, Pfeil has been …

Silky Autumn Stream in the Smokies

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Dessert

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

Uruguay plans to sell pot for $1 per gram to battle illegal drug trade

Uruguay is moving forward with a plan that would combat drug trafficking by creating a government-run marijuana industry that could begin operation as soon as next year, reports the Associated Press. Smoking marijuana has reportedly been legal in the country for some time now, but growing, …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Wormworld Saga Digital Graphic Novel by Daniel Lieske

I truly admire people that go after their dreams. Seeing a personal project become reality is quite a feeling, even more when that project is pure …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

Posters

Beautiful LEGO

Most of our LEGO constructions consisted of poorly designed cars and houses severely lacking in windows. Mike Doyle and the other artists featured in …

Lego

'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'

Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p><i>This article was first published in the July</i> …

Microphone Turns Your Fingertip Into A Speaker

Touch your finger to someone's ear, and they'll hear your recorded message whispering to them.<p>Turn your body into another kind of wonderland: A new invention from Disney Research lets you record messages to your friends that they can hear only if you touch your finger to their ears. That is, your …

How far did the NSA go to weaken cryptography standards?

As cryptographers come to terms with recent leaks, the government's credibility is at risk<p>It started with an almost throwaway line in <i>The Guardian</i>'s bombshell NSA cryptography story. After pages of shocking revelations, the article revealed one secret document showing that the NSA had "worked …