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Watch the slow and careful process of an oversize load truck negotiating a roundabout

Roundabouts are generally a good idea when it comes to easing traffic flow, as they eliminate traffic lights by keeping cars moving more often. They are not, however, great if you're the driver of a semi with a particularly oversize load. Depending on the length of the trailer, in fact, a …

40k-Mile 1958 Buick Century Riviera 4-Door Hardtop Survivor

This 1958 Buick Century Riviera Hardtop sedan (chassis 6E2004697) is said to be a rust-free, mostly original survivor with only a bit over 40k miles …

Berkeley’s other counter-culture

A few things spring to mind at the mention of Berkeley, California.<p>For one, there is the renowned university whose politically outspoken students led some of the most influential anti-war protests of the 1960s. For another, Chez Panisse, where Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower started the movement …

Classic Cars

Hand-Eye Supply - Tools, Books & Clothing for Practical Purposes

In-Flight Movie! Aurora Flight Nov 2013

My Garden, A Beautiful Alphabet of Frozen Flowers

In her typography project “My Garden,” designer Petra Blahova encased flowers in ice to create a beautiful alphabet of frozen flowers.<p>photos by Petra …

Landscaping

Car Ad: "Luxury Defined"

(YouTube link)<p>Luke Aker is a filmmaker who wants to sell his car, so it only made sense that he made an ad for it. You'd think it was a …

San Francisco

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Lago

Launchpad by ArtistShare

Jim Hall

Many lung cancer tumors prove harmless, study says

<b>CHICAGO</b> -- Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.<p>The analysis suggests the world's No. 1 cause of cancer deaths isn't as lethal as doctors once thought.<p>In the study, these …

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Engineer Connects 27-Year-Old Macintosh Plus to the Internet

Engineer Jeff Keacher says his first “real” computer was a Macintosh Plus. Now 27-years-old, the device has an 8 MHz processor, 4MB of RAM, and a 512×342 resolution 1-bit screen. Keacher decided he wanted to use it to surf the Web:<p>Since this is 2013, Keacher used a Raspberry Pi to do the heavy …

Black-Plate 1967 Buick Riviera

This 1967 Buick Riviera is offered by the third owner with 84k miles and has always been a local car around the SF Bay Area. It has new paint in the …

Hello, pretty! Check out this awesome image of Comet Lovejoy

As we wait to find out what if anything survived Comet ISON's brush with the sun, check out this gorgeous image of Comet Lovejoy taken with the Hawaii-based telescope Subaru.<p>The image above was taken on Tuesday, and shows a clear view of the ionized plasma filaments in the comet's tail. This …

Origins of Common UI Symbols

They are road signs for your daily rituals—the instantly recognized symbols and icons you press, click and ogle countless times a day when you …

InterAct

Downton Tabby: Because Everything is Better with Cats

Everything really is better with cats. Mustaches. Pin-ups. Daft Punk videos. And now, Downton Abby. I mean it was practically begging to be parodied …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Limited edition Filmography of Cars poster is all kinds of awesome

From Ferris Bueller to Scooby-Doo.<p>This is the "Filmography of Cars," and it is one of the most awesome posters I have seen all year. What you are looking at is a collection of more thanseventy of the most famous cars ever to grace the moving pictures, each rendered in amazing artistic detail. The …

Muscle Cars

RSDBF '13 Special Release: Harry Nilsson - Rarities Collection

RARE Nilsson tracks on 1 LP, 180g and indivually, numbered. A collection culled from the 17 CD Box Set which includes all of Harry's original RCA …

Three Small Tweeds

From 1954 through ’59, the Fender Electric Instrument Mfg. Co. built guitar amplifiers with controls mounted atop using “chickenhead” knobs that go …

Famous Paintings Updated with iPhones and Junk

If we have any chance of getting kids interested in art these days we have to update the classics. I mean what's relatable about timeless paintings …

Apple Designer Jony Ive Explains What Steve Jobs Taught Him About Making Great Products

There are a bunch of cool things in the collection like gold-plated Apple earpods and a modified Leica camera, each designed by Ive or Newson. To promote the collection, Ive and Newson sat down with Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning" to talk about their design philosophies.<p>In a transcript of the …

Steve Jobs

Pencil

When hardware and software work in harmony, it's a beautiful thing. And when such a pairing effectively mimics the analog world, it's thoroughly enchanting. Such is the case with Pencil and the forthcoming update to Paper—both just announced by FiftyThree. It's a bold move to name a drawing app …

Rechargeable Batteries

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People | Inc.com

When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you.<p>Here's how remarkably …

Body Language

The Music Maven: Prerna Gupta

Prerna Gupta is the woman behind many of the hottest music apps on the market. Here’s what she has to say about building a hit app.<p>Have you ever played with the I Am T-Pain app? Anything that you say or sing into your phone is echoed out in a T-Pain-esque croon that is guaranteed to crack you up. …

Apps

Answer to How did the invention of the piano shape the development of Western music?

Bartolomeo Cristofori is credited with the invention of the first pianoforte sometime around the year 1700, late in his life. He was an Italian maker …

Piano

A Closer Look at Apple's North Carolina Renewable Energy Power Plant

After building large solar power and biogas fuel cell generating facilities at its Maiden, North Carolina data center, Apple is one of the of the largest non-utility clean energy generation companies in the country. As of a report earlier this year, Apple uses 100% renewable energy across all its …