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A Pair Of Artists Turn A Dull Roadway Into An Electrifying Canvas

Artists Lang/Baumann unveil their latest “Street Painting,” a vibrant collage set in the heart of a sleepy French town.<p>The Swiss artist duo Lang/Baumann makes oversized street murals that often run the length of entire city blocks. Using bright color palettes and geometric motifs, they paint works …

FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.<p>Every year, more than 700,000 Americans have a heart attack, and more than 600,000 die from heart disease -- that's one in every …

Medical Technology

Listen to a New M.I.A. Song, "Bring the Noize"

M.I.A.: "Bring the Noize" (via SoundCloud)<p>As promised, M.I.A. has shared the first taste from her long-delayed new album <i>Matangi</i>. Here's "Bring the Noize", as presented by BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe. She used a version of the song on the mix she made for the fashion line Kenzo earlier this year; a …

Watch: The Postal Service Share Video for "A Tattered Line of String"

The Postal Service have shared a video for one of the new recordings that appeared on the 10th anniversary reissue of their 2003 indie-pop classic <i>Give Up</i>. The clip for "A Tattered Line of String" follows a very Ben Gibbardy-looking guy through a nightmarish adventure in a laundromat-- watch …

Listen: Drake: "On My Way" (ft. James Fauntleroy)

Drake ft. James Fauntleroy: "On My Way" (via SoundCloud)<p>Here's another track that may or may not make Drake's forthcoming album, <i>Nothing Was the Same</i>, due later this summer: "On My Way" is apparently an older song, reports Prefix, given new life with vocal harmonies from James Fauntleroy of …

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The Wenner-Gren Blog » Interview: Dr. Andrew Irving & “New York Stories”

<i>Dr. Andrew Irving is Programme Director at the Granada Centre of Visual Anthropology at the University of Manchester. Recently he has been working on</i> …

The Single Best Thing Apple Announced At Today's iPhone Event

It's not the new font, or icons, or apps, and it's certainly not the homescreen parallax effect. It's something simple that you'll use all the time.<p>When you're at home, you want the Wi-Fi on your phone to be turned on. It saves battery life; it loads, downloads, and sends things faster; it keeps …

Millions and Billions: Apple’s WWDC Digits

Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote began as so many others, with a victory lap of metrics, many incremental improvements from the set of big numbers the …

Apple

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Verizon Cloud Backup App Comes To iOS

Verizon Cloud, a new backup service that first came to Android last month, is now available on iOS. The app allows you to backup your photos and videos to the cloud, and access contacts, documents, and music that you’ve stored in the cloud using your PC.<p>Verizon Cloud is a free service that backs up …

App Store

The Hilarious, Befuddling Charts Of The U.S. Congress

Floor Charts catalogs the visual aids–good, bad, and ugly–that drive Congressional debate. Okay, mostly they’re just bad and ugly.<p>A few weeks ago, we brought you the story of Jonathan Schwabish, the intrepid Congressional Budget Office employee who’s trying to harness the power of data viz for the …

Your Complete Guide To White Wine [Infographic]

Or, how to get smashed with class<p>So you're about to order a bottle of tasty white wine! Do you want dry, very dry, or off-dry? And what ratio of melon-ness to butterscotch-ness do you want? What about saltiness? Stonefruit-ness? If you don't know, your waiter will look at you through eyes swollen …

10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), May 24-27

<b>Friday Flash at 14th & Champa (Friday, free)</b> Using the giant LED screen at 14th and Champa streets, the Denver Digerati will present work by eight …

Original Izakaya Den Will Close Sunday, Reopening in the New Space Next Week

Much progress has been made in the big Pearl Street shuffle: the <b>original Izakaya Den will close</b> at the end of dinner service on Sunday night, most likely around 10 p.m. The restaurant, owned by <b>Den Corner Restaurants</b>, is moving to a new 14,000 square foot building, just across the street, next door …

Shuffles

The Ritz-Carlton Denver welcomed <b>executive chef Ruben Garcia</b> to its team. The soft-spoken chef, who used to play darts competitively and who hails from the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, will be spicing up the ELWAY'S menu with new bar items and participating in local events like <b>Do at the Zoo</b>, the annual …

A Pair Of Artists Reveal China’s Counterfeit Cities

Sebastian Acker and Phil Thompson have traveled to China to see what the “copy towns” are really like. Now, they need your help to see the originals.<p>Earlier this year, online media was abuzz with the latest bit of strange news coming out of China, one involving cultural forgery on a scale yet seen. …

Watch: An Interactive Documentary Modeled On Internet Porn

Ten-second teaser clips? Limited time subscriptions? It’s not pornography; it’s an interactive documentary about pornography.<p>It’s an artful documentary steeped in the traditions of cinéma vérité. But to anyone looking over your shoulder, you’ll just be watching porn.<p><i>I Love Your Work</i>, by Jonathan …

Frog Predicts: Flexible Displays Will Soon Change The World

The influential design studio’s chief creative officer talks to Co.Design about the greatest, nearest innovation that most of us don’t even see coming.<p>I’m talking to Frog’s Chief Creative Officer, Mark Rolston, about the iWatch. He’s riffing on the future of wearable technology and user interface, …

Is Google Glass Bad for Your Eyes?

Google Glass is capable of some amazing things. Just look at this first crop of videos shot wearing a them. But given how much damage you do to your …

Did the Internet Save Marriage?

A new study finds broadband access leads to higher marriage rates. But whether the Web is making our marriages better, we can't say.<p>Twitter is making us weird, and gaming is making us anti-social, and Facebook is making us lonely, so it couldn't possibly be the case this ineffable and unwieldy …

Uber Refutes Report of a $1 Billion Valuation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update:</b> Minutes after a Reuters report came out, Uber released a definitive statement denying that …

Traveling Abroad? EatWith Wants To Help You Break Bread With The Locals In Their Own Homes

<i>Nothing</i> makes traveling to a new land more amazing than befriending a local or two. Meet the right person — someone outgoing, with knowledge of the locale — and it’s like punching in a cheat code. You’ll do better things, see better places, all while avoiding the generic tourist junk. But finding …

Joining the rest of America, Apple goes billions of dollars into debt

It seems somewhat counterintuitive, but the public company with the largest stockpile of cash in the world—Apple, sitting on $145 billion—is borrowing billions of dollars in the financial markets today.<p>Why? While the company owns a lot of cash, a significant chunk of it is kept overseas, making it …

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The Patrick Demarchelier exhibit at A. Galerie

From May 13 through July 22, Paris’ A. Galerie will be showing ‘Desire,’ an exhibit dedicated to the work of French photographer Patrick …

Paris

Bibliochaise: a chair that can store 300 books