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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

11-inch MacBook Air review: living with Apple's smallest laptop

<i>Note: be sure to read our 13-inch MacBook Air review for lots more on Apple's latest laptops.</i><p>When my parents bought me my first laptop, I fought tooth and nail to spend the extra money and get a bigger model. The 15-inch Dell Inspiron E1505 I cajoled them into purchasing was backpack-fillingly …

Why the G.O.P. Needs to Lose For a Third Time

Morsi’s out, Zimmerman’s free, Spitzer’s back, Snowden’s still in Moscow, and the G.O.P. is still dominated by right-wing true believers. Those were the headlines during my two weeks off, and, in the interest of maintaining the holiday spirit for another day or two, I’m going to focus on the last …

How the top 25 YouTube channels earned 144B views, 520M comments, and 1B likes

If you want to go big on YouTube, you don’t want do be a big corporate brand or repurpose content from the nightly news. You do want to talk about gaming, entertainment, or comedy — but ideally about gaming. And you most definitely want to have something to say.<p>The top 200 YouTube channels have …

How To Become Invisible To The NSA's Domestic Spying Program

According to the original report that brought PRISM to public attention, the nine companies that "participate knowingly" with the NSA are Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple.<p>Zhong's approach is to replace your workflow with open-source tools that aren't …

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Explore a 360-degree 3D model of the PS4

You've seen the 3D render of the Xbox One, now check out the PS4.<p><b>Unless you were at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), you won't have had any</b> …

Wanted (sorta): Summer jobs for teens

Though the economy is rebounding, the teen unemployment rate has remained virtually unchanged over the past two years.<p>Brittany Hargrave | USA TODAY<p>Jobless rate for teens triple overall national rate<br>• Teens compete for jobs with older adults%2C people in their 20s<br>• Given a choice%2C employers prefer …

Conscious computing: how to take control of your life online

Back in the summer of 2008 – a long time ago, in internet terms, two years before Instagram, and around the time of Twitter's second birthday – the …

It's Like DayZ, But With Dinosaurs

"You are a hunter, and your primary source of food is dinosaur meat." Sounds simple, right?<p><i>The Stomping Land</i> is a survival game where you hunt …

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Spotify's nightmare realized: Chrome extension allows MP3 download of any song

A new Chrome extension lets Spotify users permanently download any song currently available from the streaming music service, a massive slip-up that could quickly upset record labels and music publishers. As noted by Dutch website <i>Tweakers</i>, the Downloadify tool appears to take advantage of …

Giant rubber duck makes appearance in Hong Kong

Since 2007, Florentijn Hofman's 16.5-metre-tall Rubber Duck has traveled to numerous cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam

How To Download The Entire Google Fonts Catalog

Google’s massive collection of free and open-source fonts, Google Fonts, has grown in popularity since launching over two years ago. The quality of the typefaces available may vary greatly, but if you’re in search of new fonts, Google Fonts is still an excellent place to look.<p>Google has made the …

Memo to the South: Go Ahead, Secede Already!

Lee Siegel on why the South should get the hell out of the union.<p>Let’s not be fooled by all the bipartisan rhetoric that has been streaming out of …

10 things academics say students get wrong in exams

Not many students would admit to enjoying taking exams or writing essays, but if you want to get a degree, they're an ordeal you have to survive.<p>So …

Mexico Is Ready to End Failed Drug-War Policies—Why Isn't the U.S.?

When the U.S. and Mexico collaborated against the cartels, violence increased and drugs kept flowing. Mexico wants to change course. Why don't we?<p>Reuters<p>The article is worth reading in full.<p>What I can't help but remark upon is the way that it handles the spectacular failure of the War on Drugs. It …

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

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39 Photos That Show Why Everyone Misses George W. Bush

When Bush left office back in 2009, he was the politician that everyone in America loved to hate. His approval ratings were in the tank at 33 percent — the lowest of any outgoing president since Richard Nixon — and just 24 percent of Americans approved of the way he had handled the economic …

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'Skyrim: Legendary Edition' Launches June 4th

If you didn’t purchase <i>Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> or missed out on the DLC, June 4th may be the time to buy.<p>Bethesda is releasing the “Legendary Edition” of the game that day, which includes the <i>Dawnguard</i>, <i>Hearthfire</i>, and <i>Dragonborn</i> DLC, combat cameras, mounted combat, and a new Legendary difficulty mode. …

These Guys Are Selling Their Private Photo-Sharing App Divvy From The Back Of A VW Bus

Bootstrapping founders, Jeremy Greenfield and Kayvon Olomi, have taken a non-traditional route to marketing their new photo aggregation and sharing application, Divvy. They’ve hopped into a 1973 VW camper bus and are on a cross-country road trip to tour colleges around the U.S., in an attempt to …