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From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

From the archives—One PC user ponders switching sides as Windows seems to lose its "wow."<p>Ten years ago around this very time—April through June …

Software

Scientists Have Found a New, Healthier Way to Cook Broccoli

But who has the time for this?<p>Lately, broccoli has been gaining a reputation as an excellent vegetable due to its high levels of a particularly …

Cooking

Winning Logo Design Strategies from 9 Industry Leaders

[Natasha Jen: designer, thinker, maker, educator, partner at Pentagram—<br>and your HOW Logo Design Awards judge this year!]We teamed up with the …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

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> …

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

The Fastest Flat-Belly Workout — It's Only 5 Minutes

We're fairly certain you can find five minutes to work your abs and strengthen your core. This quick and effective workout targets areas that often get neglected: the obliques and the lower abs. And bonus — you can do this workout anywhere since it requires no equipment. Just press play and get …

Fitness

How Manual Transmission Works in Vehicles | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to Gearhead 101 — a series on the basics of how cars work for the automotive neophytes out there.</i><p>Because you read the Art of Manliness, …

No, We Can’t Say Whether Cancer Is Mostly Bad Luck

How some media outlets magnified the problems with a controversial new paper<p>Two years ago, <i>Time</i> wrongly reported that “Most cancer is beyond your control.” <i>The Guardian</i> incorrectly wrote: “Two-thirds of adult cancers largely ‘down to bad luck’ rather than genes.” And the BBC misleadingly said: “Most …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

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What Take-Out Food Can Teach You About American History

On any given day in the United States, 6% of the entire country will be eating take-out for one meal or another. Whether it’s ordered with a touch on …

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate patterns. Once the …

What Penn Station used to look like will make you weep with longing

The destruction of Penn Station<p>The fall of a New York architectural martyr<p>C. 1910<p>In 1910, when New York City transportation terminal Pennsylvania …

Penn Station

UI/UX Conceptual Works by Tintins

We are featuring Tintins, a UI/UX Designer based in Bangkok, Thailand. Most of his work are conceptual and the level of attention to details are just …

iPhone 6 Plus Review – MacStories

I was wrong about the iPhone 6 Plus.<p>For years, I thought that big Android phones were meant to address a market segment made of people with abnormally voluminous hands. I had never tried one, but preconceptions are easier (and cheaper) to subscribe to than facts. When Apple released the iPhone 6 …

Apps

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

BAFTA Film Awards 2015 Posters

BAFTA 2015 Awards – 68th British Academy Film Awards – Illustrations by Malika Favre, art direction and typography by Human After All.<p>The annual …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. There are several different types of dream classifications, including nightmares, recurring dreams and lucid dreams. Let's look briefly in detail at some distinct forms of dreaming.<p>Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes …

Sleep Disorders

Tech firm proposes using OLED screens to make aircraft cabins appear see-through

The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation has unveiled its vision for an airplane cabin with no windows at all, instead projecting 360-degree views …

The World's Most Complicated Watch Comes Together in 10 Minutes

Time to watch a $2.5 million watch.<p>If you make it to 175, then you might as well celebrate. Especially if your entire business is time.<p>Patek Philippe, maker of complex, gorgeous wristwatches, is marking its anniversary by, of course, making the most complex watch the world has ever seen. The Patek …

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review

For the first time in forever, the Mac could be noticed by someone.<p>When the book is finally closed on the product line known as OS X, last year’s …

How Technology Traced HIV to Its Very Beginnings

In a feat of virus archaeology, scientists follow modern HIV to its ancestors that were around nearly 100 years ago.<p><b>In the early 1980s</b>, when AIDS deaths began to ripple across the U.S. in force, most people—including healthcare professionals—had never even heard of the virus behind the outbreak. It …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.<p>Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.<p>You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty …

The Best Alternative for Every Pre-Loaded iPhone App

The iPhone comes with a bunch of apps you never use. Some of them are poorly implemented. Others are lacking important features. Fortunately, there's …

Surreal Animal Sculptures Carrying Monumental Elements of Nature by Wang Ruilin | Colossal

<p>In an ongoing series titled “Dreams,” Chinese sculptor Wang Ruilin creates surreal animals that don’t act like animals at all. Their backs, and …

Zero-calorie sweeteners may trigger blood sugar risk by screwing with gut bacteria

Artificial sweeteners don't have calories — so why are these mice getting fat?<p>When artificial sweeteners are in the news, it’s rarely positive. In the last few years, sweeteners have been linked to everything from Type 2 diabetes to cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. Still, …