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Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

Safari for iPhone and iPad is an incredibly capable mobile web browser despite its simple, straightforward user interface. It is the browser of choice on iOS — in large part because it is the one pre-installed — but very few people know everything you can do with Safari.<p>Much of Safari’s advanced …

Operating Systems

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Breathtaking Stained-Glass Cabin Looks Ripped from a Fairytale

Neile Cooper’s handcrafted glass abode is made entirely of reclaimed materials and it is stunning.<p>A miniature house made from glass shows off expert construction and dazzling motifs seemingly ripped from <i>Alice In Wonderland</i>. Covered with stained glass, the house sits on a stretch of luscious green …

Artist's whimsical watercolor animals bring attention to conservation

Cathy Zhang left the corporate world to find her calling as an artist focused on animal portraits.<p>When the corporate rat race got her down, Cathy …

The Super Slow Motion Movie Taken by 3-layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM

Tiny woven hut invites Danish public to experience urban gardening

The city of Aarhus, Denmark is not about to let a little concrete keep its citizens from experiencing the pleasures of urban gardening. Architect …


Apple employees break their vow of secrecy to describe the best — and worst — things about working for Apple

Unsurprisingly, employees rarely speak publicly about what it is like to work there.<p>Luckily, there are several Quora threads written by former and current employees devoted to answering questions about life inside the Fruit Company. We put some highlights together with info we got from our own …

Tim Cook

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Hacker Samy Kamkar demonstrates how to break into a password-locked computer using a $5 Raspberry Pi

Renowned developer and hacker Samy Kamkar has demonstrated a technique that allows virtually anyone to hijack a password-protected computer – even if …

How An Ideo Alum And A DARPA Challenge Winner Built The Ultimate Crash-Proof Drone

The Snap aerial camera by Vantage Robotics draws inspiration from Formula 1 race cars.<p>A Formula 1 race car is designed so that in the event of a crash, individual parts and components can be removed and replaced in mere seconds. The same principles are at play for the Snap, an aerial camera that …

The Big City That Celebrates Creative Ideas

Astronomy<p>August 9, 2018<p>Perseid Meteor Shower Promises to Give a Spectacular Show This Weekend<p>Astronomy lovers are in for a treat this weekend, when the annual Perseid meteor shower creates a spectacular display in the night sky. From August 10 to August 13, the meteor shower will be at its peak and …

Aerial Photography

¡El alfabeto! - Traditional Spanish Alphabet Song

Come Right Now - Vengan Ya - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Mr. Clock ¡Señor Reloj! - Calico Spanish Transition Song for Kids

A Spanish Farewell : "Dame un abrazo" ["Give me a hug"] - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Hola a todos: A Spanish Greeting Song - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Count to ten in Spanish: ¡Cuenten conmigo! - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Counting to Five in Spanish: Lluvia - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Learn the Months of the Year: Meses del año - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Learn the days of the week: "La Semana" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Learn to count by tens: "Gotas de diez en diez" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

¡Elefantes grandes! - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Comida [Learn the names of foods in Spanish!] - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Two Little Monkeys Poem: "Dos Monitos" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Clean-up song: "¡A limpiar!" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

What is your favorite sport? - ¿Qué deporte te gusta? - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Chocolate: Uno, dos tres... - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Traditional Spanish Rhyme: "Rima de chocolate" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

Traditional Spanish Poem: "La llave de Roma" - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

What's your favorite subject in school? - ¿Cuál es tu materia favorita? - Calico Spanish Songs