Himanshu Suman

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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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Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Art

My favourite first line – by writers on the 2013 Man Booker prize longlist

First lines for novelists are a bit like penalty kicks for goalies, a heart-stopping opportunity for a great performance, <i>writes Robert McCrum</i>. It's your show, and there's no going back. More than that, a good first line, like Stravinsky's reedy bassoon in <i>The Rite of Spring</i>, or the clarinet …

Office Depot starts stocking 3D Systems printers online

Could 3D printing be the future of office supply stores? Staples, for one, has been dipping its toes in those rising waters, offering a limited selection of devices on its site. Office Depot's following suit, making the seemingly logical move of including the third dimension in its printing …

The Pirate Bay’s censor-free browser hits 100,000 downloads in three days

Within three days of its launch, infamous torrent website the Pirate Bay’s new censor-free browser has already been downloaded more than 100,000 …

Getty Museum makes 4,600 high-res images free to download with Open Content Program

Journalists and news consumers alike may be familiar with the Getty name -- Mark Getty founded his namesake stock photography company in the 1990s, and Getty Images is responsible for distributing thousands of photographs every day. But many Southern Californians best know the family for its …

Science Weekly podcast: the waking nightmare of sleep paralysis

This week's edition is dedicated to the little understood phenomenon of "sleep paralysis": the experience of waking from sleep (or waking at the point of entering sleep) and being unable to move. It can be accompanied by hallucinations, fear, the sense of a "presence" in the room and the feeling of …

If you’ve never written a line of code, here's a not-so-secret secret: once you’re pretty good at one programming language, picking up others becomes a whole lot easier. That’s why LearnXInYminutes exists. LearnXInYminutes is the occasional coder's best friend - http://tcrn.ch/1b5tO2O

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The experiment

AFTER more than a year’s public deliberation and a 14-hour parliamentary debate, on July 31st Uruguay took a big step to becoming the first country …

Why Pot Turns You into a Slacker

Pot can relax you, no doubt about it. Problem is, it might be relaxing you too much, prompting you to feel lethargic and unmotivated, a new study …

Cannabis

5 Extreme Life-Forms That Live on the Edge

<b>We humans think we’re pretty hot stuff—but that depends on what you’re measuring. When it comes to enduring harsh conditions, for example, there are creatures in this world that make us look like a bunch of cupcakes.</b><p>Meet the extremophiles, so-called because they can withstand environments so …