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The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Music Activated LED Equalizer Car Sticker

Car Music Rhythm Lamp Sticker<p>Sound-activated colorful LED lights car sticker.The colorful LED lights will flash as the music rhythm, give you a …

1962 Swiss Army Rucksack Liked By Just The Design

1962 Swiss Army Rucksack Liked By Just The Design

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser<p>Have you always wanted to search out and explore daring new tea varieties. Now you can with the help of the Deep Tea Diver …

Desks Made from Salvaged Airplane Parts by MotoArt

California-based company MotoArt designs striking furniture pieces made from iconic aircraft. More sculpture than industrial design, MotoArt brings …

3000 Books in One Flash Drive: A Library That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand - Technabob

I hear parents complaining about how technology distracts kids and how some games and gizmos effectively make their kids dumber. I often tell them …

Headphone Bookends

Perfect for holding up your record collection, these Headphone Bookends are made of metal (heavy metal?). No matter, they definitely rock and will …

A Sleek Radio And Speaker That Channels Dieter Rams

For the most part, today’s portable speakers are aping their larger wired predecessors. The aesthetics of a classic amplifier are easily traced in the Jambox, Sonos, or even the Kickstarter success Hidden Radio–the perforations in the gasket, the oft-seen rectangular shape, the dark hues.<p>These tech …

The Float Table is a matrix of “magnetized” wooden cubes that levitate with respect to one another

The Float Table is a matrix of “magnetized” wooden cubes that levitate with respect to one another. The repelling cubes are held in equilibrium by a system of tensile steel cables.<p>It’s classical physics applied to modern design. Each handcrafted table is precisely tuned to seem rigid and stable, yet a touch reveals the secret to Float’s dynamic character.

littleBits + KORG Synth Kit

New York-based littleBits has been making big waves in the design industry since their electronic modules-maker took over the MoMA Design Store. Instead of building talking puppets or electric toothbrushes, this time around the two-year-old startup is concentrating on breaking down barriers in the …

Synthesizers

Shia LaBeouf Literally Stinking Up the Set of Brad Pitt's 'Fury'

<i>Editor’s Note: In today’s roundup, we’re checking in on the ever-escalating antics of Shia LaBeouf, the Golden Globe’s film categorizations, and more.</i><p>…

Neil Patrick Harris' Margarita Vacation

Twitter and alcohol is how you win a Mexican vacation. Let NPH show you how.

Theatre director rams car into Elysee Palace in Paris

<b>A man has rammed his car into the rear gate of the Elysee Palace, the Paris residence of French President Francois Hollande.</b><p>The man was arrested as he tried to force his way through the Grille du Coq gate on Thursday.<p>Police identified him as 67-year-old Attilio Maggiulli, a theatre director of …

France

Memphis, Tennessee Allegedly Failed To Process More Than 15,000 Rape Kits

The victim, who's identified only as Jane Doe, claims her own sexual assault evidence kit went untested for 13 years. She's suing on behalf of herself and other Memphis rape victims who are in similar situations, claiming the city violated their right to due process by failing to test the kits.<p>Her …

Los Angeles

US sends missiles and drones to Iraq to fight al-Qaeda

<b>The US has delivered dozens of missiles to Iraq to help combat al-Qaeda, US and Iraqi officials have said.</b><p>They said that about 75 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles had been sent last week.<p>A shipment of unmanned ScanEagles surveillance drones is also expected next year.<p>Iraqi troops have recently …

U.S. State Department

'Big plans': Russia looks to revive ailing space program

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — From rocket-shaped playground equipment to faded murals of cosmonauts, mementos of the heyday of Soviet space exploration are scattered around this sandswept town that launched Yuri Gagarin into orbit in 1961.<p>When President Vladimir Putin described the space port on the …

70 Hurt In Argentina Piranha Attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes.<p>Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from …

Argentina

Python kills Bali security guard outside five-star hotel

A security guard has been killed by a python near a luxury hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.<p>The incident happened around 3am on Friday as the 4.5-metre (15ft) python was crossing a road near the Bali Hyatt hotel, said Agung Bawa, an assistant security manager at the hotel, which is closed …

Associated Press News

Grizzlies an issue as Endangered Species Act turns 40

The first species to be pronounced fully recovered under the Endangered Species Act was the brown pelican, in 2009.<p>Forty years ago Saturday President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act, credited with saving hundreds of U.S. species from extinction, including the bald eagle, the American …

Let Those Moochers Know Who's Boss

NASA's next robot rover squishes like a child's toy

Super Ball Bot benefits from a bouncy design<p>In order to land on the Martian surface, NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity went through seven minutes of terror: it plummeted from the sky at 13,000 miles per hour, with only a supersonic parachute and a set of rocket motors to keep it from becoming a crater. …

Portraits of Children Around the World and Where They Sleep

<b>Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b><p>Where Children Sleep is an eye-opening project by photographer James Mollison that takes a look at children from all across the globe and the diverse environments they go to sleep in. The series presents a portrait of each child or adolescent accompanied by a shot of …

Ivory Coast

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

The "Monty Python" Gang Are Getting Back Together!

They are no longer an ex-comedy collective.<p>We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real. I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!

On The Timeless Appeal Of 'Calvin & Hobbes'

Bill Watterson brought an end to <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> in 1995, after just 10 years of writing and drawing the comic strip. But to his many devoted fans, that shockheaded boy and his tiger are as important today as they were when they first appeared in daily papers all around the country.<p>Filmmaker Joel …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Bicycle Helmets