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The 10 Most Unfilmable Books (That Absolutely Must Be Made Into Films)

Books

26 Slogans That Frankly Make More Sense Than the Real Ones

This Hotel Pool Is the Latest Thing to Catch Our Attention in Dubai

Hotels seem to pop up in Dubai as often as cat videos show up on the Internet—and they're just as enjoyable to look at. The latest one we've got for you to ogle is the new Conrad Dubai, Hilton Worlwide's first Conrad-brand property in the region.<p>Hotels seem to pop up in Dubai as often as cat videos …

iOS 7 Is Here

The latest iteration Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7, debuted on Wednesday morning as promised, bringing with it what CEO Tim Cook has …

No Internet? No Problem: YouTube Getting Ready to Let You Watch Videos Offline, on Your Phone.

YouTube streams more than six billion hours of video a month. Soon it will let people watch some of those videos even if they’re not connected to the …

BlackBerry Messenger Hits Android and iOS This Weekend

At long last, BlackBerry is making its popular messaging platform, BlackBerry Messenger, cross-platform.<p>This weekend, the company will release BBM …

How Rogue Engineers Built The Most Insane Car Of The 21st Century

The Nissan Juke-R is the company's tiny little Juke crossover stuffed with the powerful guts of the Nissan GT-R — one of the fastest cars on the …

Leave-In Compact SD Cards Boost Your MacBook's Storage Capacity

The MacBook Air's incredibly thin form factor is made possible largely in part by its use of a solid-state drive—or SSD—instead of a more traditional …

MacBook Air

16 Classic Films that Got Future Tech Right

You can yell, "Beam me up, Scotty!" all you want, the only thing that will happen is you'll elicit a bunch of bemused stares from passersby wondering …

Blade Runner

Ben Affleck will play an older Batman fighting the young Superman

A Multi-Purpose Living Cube That Fits Life Into 100 Square Feet

Swiss designer Till Könneker recently came up with a fantastic way to maximize the space in his studio apartment, which lacked room for storage. He …

New Camera Lets Astronomers Take Sharpest Ever Photos of the Universe

An international team of astronomers are having a blast with a new type of camera that can take photos of space that are twice as sharp as those …

Magnetism

The Best Effects Shots Ever as Chosen By Hollywood's Top FX Wizards

All right everyone, time to put on your debating/outrage hats. Empire magazine reached out to some of the top vfx artists around the world and had …

Blockbusters

This Ultrafast Camera Is Designed to Work Like a Human Retina

Photos and videos are not lightweight files—they quickly add up to gigabytes of data which can be a dealbreaker a lot of research. Engineers at the …

Computer Architecture

Where Exactly Did the Big Bang Actually Happen?

When you think of the big bang, that cosmic explosion that jump-started the ever-expanding universe as we know it, it's only natural to imagine it as …

Universe

New views of Sun's atmosphere reveal structures unknown to science

The Strangest Installations and Art Projects on Earth

"If someone ever catches you burying a murder victim," an eerily confident artist once told us, "quickly reassure them that it's for an art project. …

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

Disney wants to turn Artemis Fowl into the new Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Earth will turn into a Venus-like hell earlier than previously thought

A new study from the University of Victoria is suggesting that our atmosphere is far more susceptible to a runaway greenhouse effect than previously …

These Are the Narrowest Houses in the World

These houses are perfect examples of making do with what you've got — even if it's a really, really narrow plot of land.<p>The Hollensbury Spite House …

NASA spots a massive hole near the Sun's north pole

North Pole

Does infinity really exist?

Our universe appears to be bound by a finite set of laws, yet we often talk about things that go on for an eternity. "Infinity" is a strange idea. …

The largest photo ever taken of Tokyo is zoomable, and it is glorious

It took photographer Jeffrey Martin two days of shooting and four months of editing to create the interactive panorama you're about to experience. At …

Spectacular winning images from Nat Geo's 2013 travel photo contest