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What to get when you want a smarter home

It's that time of year again! You know, the one when you have to hand over your hard-earned cash or dole out the credit card digits to get the loved ones in your life a little something celebratory. Lucky you, we've got a slew of great recommendations in our easy-on-the-eyes Holiday Gift Guide.<p>Need …

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

What Businesses Could Learn From The Fall Of Juicy Couture

What will bubblegum princesses wear on flights from L.A. to Puerto Vallarta now?<p>Last week, Juicy Couture announced it will be closing all U.S. stores by the end of June, Racked reported.<p>For those for whom a little silver J on a zipper symbolized bitchy popular-girl oppression in middle school–a …

Solar Panel Roads Will Produce Power for the Energy Grid

By simply driving your car, you could power the energy grid. Sound crazy? American electrical engineer Scott Brusaw is trying to make it a reality with his system of solar-powered roads. The idea, which he is calling <i>Solar Roadways</i>, is to re-purpose the national highways using photovoltaic panels. …

The Pillar: A Sruli-Recht-Designed Portable, Collapsible, Lightweight Laptop Stand

Around five years ago, Iceland-based designer Sruli Recht started suffering from neck cramps and migraines. After tracing the problem back to his …

Portable

Awesome Digital Paintings by Rhads

Artyom Chebokha aka Rhads is an artist from Omsk, Russian Federation who creates some awesome digital paintings. His love for the sea reflects on his …

Art

Dipped in Peach: Monochromatic Rooms

Decorating with peach is an easy task. It’s versatile and fresh. It can revive and transform. But, that doesn’t mean it’s used all the time as it’s …

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Updated 12th February 2018

A Printer That Develops Your iPhone Pics Into Lasting Polaroids

Previously on Kickstarter and finally available for order, the Impossible Lab is an analog gadget that lets you print Polaroids from your iPhone. It’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>There are plenty of ways to turn an iPhone picture into a Polaroid-like print, from online services like Moo to portable Wi-Fi …

Online Life

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …

Telegraph logo

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, often – as with Obama this week – during the memorial services for other politicians. You're probably only half concentrating on this now, because you're too busy pouting into an iPhone in a …

If you believe The Matrix franchise, what we think is our everyday life is in fact a simulation generated by an all-powerful computer. However this idea may not simply be science fiction and 'cosmic rays' could reveal that we are indeed living in a simulated universe. According to Discover magazine, physicists can offer us the ability to test whether we live in our own virtual Matrix, by studying radiation from space. More here: http://fw.to/8QtnaZV

Back to black: Birth School Metallica Death, Volume 1, by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood, review

Spinal Tap moments are never far away in this history of the heavy metal titans Metallica, finds Andrew Perry<p>Rock sagas have arrived thick and fast – often, very thick – in the past three or four years. None, however, has extended to two volumes since Peter Guralnick’s exhaustive biography of Elvis …

6 Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

Yesterday, Zaha Hadid released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup Stadium. Everyone freaked out because it looks like a vagina. What other architects have defied the phallic building norm?<p>Zaha Hadid sent shockwaves over the Internet yesterday when she released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup …

Architecture

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

Innovative Boat Design Expands Into Large Party Space

This innovative boat design features the best of both worlds in regards to form and function. Developed by creative studio Formquadrat, FINES is an average-sized boat that folds out into a large recreational space. The design concept includes a slim body for docking as well as practical dimensions …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Concept Design

PS4 vs. Xbox One: Avoiding Another Decade Of Brand Loyalty Madness

This article, like many, many others written this year, has “versus” in title when talking about the upcoming contest between Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. Both are indeed in competition for the hearts, minds and most importantly, dollars of the average consumer, and it’s going to …