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Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

Classic Fan Photos

The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, James Brown and more with their audiences<p>16<p>Police hold back a crowd of young fans outside Buckingham Palace, London, as …

Bizarre Shoes Let You Carry Portable Shelter Everywhere

Imagine carrying your shelter with you at all times, like a snail or a turtle. How comforting would it be to simply retreat into your own little …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across a child-size navy blue jumper. The jumper turned out to be part of Amy's old school uniform from Osidge Primary School in Southgate, north London …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Why This Photog Sets His Negatives Ablaze

Back in 2010, the photographer Peter Hoffman attended an artists’ workshop. The BP oil spill had recently occurred off the Gulf of Mexico, and it got Hoffman thinking about oil and water: “These substances are symbolic,” he tells Co.Design. “Water means things like purity, healing, nourishment. …

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Samsung Galaxy Folder flaunts its dual-screen flip design for the camera

Samsung may have already spoiled the Galaxy Folder's upcoming launch, but it hasn't given us a peek at a real, live device. Contributors to <i>Clien.net</i>'s forums claim to have what we're missing, however -- they've posted a trio of photos that appear to reveal the dual-screen Android clamshell in …

Wi-Fi enabled taxis to be flagged up to passengers

Londoners will now be able to identify which black cabs offer free Wi-Fi to passengers via a new TfL approved sticker.<p>The symbol will be rolled out to a network of 300 London taxis.<p>A recent survery by communications agency Ubiquitous found three quarters (75 per cent) of London taxi passengers …

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Select eBooks starting at $1 from the Amazon Kindle Store

Amazon Local has a free voucher which affords you the opportunity to buy select eBooks for just $1 each. Titles include: Option to Kill (The Nathan McBride Series) by Andrew Peterson, Perfect on Paper: The (Mis)Adventures of Waverly Bryson by Maria Murnane, and many more. In order to qualify for …

Xbox Kinect Will Let You Talk To Your TV... In Sign Language

The Xbox has taken yet another step beyond just playing games.<p>Microsoft is developing a translation and conversation program for sign language on Xbox Kinect, its motion sensing gaming device, and so far, it's working. Check it out for yourself:<p>"We believe that IT should be used to improve daily …

Google Glass on loan as movie-making tool

The "Glass Creative Collective" encourages film students to experiment with wearable cinematography starting this fall.<p>Will Google Glass soon flood the world with documentary filmmakers? That's one possibility the company is encouraging through a partnership with film and design schools dubbed the …

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FBI Official: Internet A Key Recruiting Tool For Sex Traffickers

Ron Hosko, the assistant director of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division, tells NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> that the Internet has become a key tool for recruitment of child prostitutes and that cutbacks at the federal and local levels have made it harder to clamp down on the problem.<p>Hosko's …

With older model iPhone and iPad ban on the line, Apple finds favor in Washington

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Tom Lohdon<p>When the Obama administration decided to reverse a ban on certain older models of iPhone and …

A Five-Minute Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty -- even if they're eaten while our eyes are on the screen. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor</i> …

Food

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

Breakfast

The Simplest and Best Grilled Chicken

Sometimes the Accidental Locavore truly is accidentally local. Such is the case with one of my all-time favorite marinades for chicken. It's something I picked up ages ago at, of all places, Restoration Hardware, which then stopped carrying it (might have been the end of the season). Finally, this …

Sunday Supper: Jamaican Chicken Curry

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Vibrant, ochre Jamaican curry differs from its Indian counterpart, thanks to a healthy dose of allspice; it's a bit soupier, too. Like South Asian takes, …