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Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they’re in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing …

Microsoft’s Now-Deleted Anti-iPhone Commercial Is The Funniest Thing From Redmond Since Windows RT

It’s Friday, kids, so calm down and have a laugh. Do this: Stop caring about Apple and Microsoft and Google and the phone in your pocket and the platform of your dreams and all that. Instead, giggle at the following video clip in which Microsoft takes on Apple in a way that I honestly did not see …

Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

The Cronut burger: croissant, doughnut + burger AND cheese - a step too far? Guardian food looks at unhealthiest fast food pairings around the world, including what's touted as the 'next hybrid food craze' - the ramen burger. http://t.gu.com/nVk06 Photograph: Courtesy of Le Dolci

Watch Ashton Kutcher Blow Kids’ Minds With Steve Jobs Quotes In “Smart Is Sexy” Speech

“The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap!”<p>Ashton Kutcher passionately shouted (yes, shouted) life advice at Nickelodeon viewers as he accepted a Teen Choice Award last night. Most spend award speeches thanking …

Mockups of Upcoming iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Spotted

In the past, we have seen the upcoming iPhone 5C in a number of photos. Today, a Vietnamese site, Tinhte posted what they claim are mock-ups of the …

The utility of bad art

THE father of consumer choice theory, Alfred Marshall, believed that the more of something you have the less of it you want: a phenomenon economists …

The demon drink: war on sugar http://gu.com/p/3hyxd/tw Our addiction to sugar is linked to obesity, cancer and heart disease – and soft drinks are among the worst offenders. Alex Renton reports on the new health war, and reveals why some fruit juices may be as bad for you as cans of fizz

Thanks to smartphones, Amazon is softly killing retail shopping and is better at it than Google

The smartphone revolution has proved to be quite a disruptor. While it has opened new opportuities for many new startups, it has brought whole new …

Jane Austen to appear on £10 note Bank of England governor Mark Carney says author will feature from 2017 in victory for activists calling for more female faces. http://gu.com/p/3hgjb Photograph: Bank of England.

Watching Game of Thrones is much like watching an NFL game. We watch episodes on Sundays much like we do football games, rooting for our favorite …

This Dragon Skull on an English Beach is the Best of All Possible Game of Thrones Promotions

Props to U.K. streaming video service <b>Blinkbox</b> for knowing exactly <b>how to celebrate the arrival of season 3 of Game of Thrones on their service — by</b> …

International Samsung Galaxy S4 With Snapdragon 800 Revealed

The Samsung Galaxy S4 currently comes with either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor or a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processor. Samsung recently revealed …

Topics that spark Wikipedia 'edit wars' revealed

<b>Articles about ex-US President George W Bush and anarchism are the most hotly contested on Wikipedia's English-language edition, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists analysed page edits in 10 editions to find topics fought over by contributors to the open encyclopaedia.<p>While some topics were locally …

HTC One Mini In Action (Video)

HTC announced their latest Android smartphone this morning, the HTC One Mini, which is a shrunken down version of the popular HTC One, and now we …

Nokia sales slump despite smartphone momentum

Improving sales of Nokia’s Lumia smartphones have failed to make up for declines in the rest of its business, with revenue falling by a quarter.<p>The Finnish firm sold a record 7.4m Lumias in the second quarter of 2013 as it launched a range of new models, but total mobile phone shipments declined to …

Skincare during a heatwave

It is essential to keep your skin protected in this weather. Always choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF (preferably 30 or more). This …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

4 Fun Tricks to Enhance Your Photos With Lightroom's Graduated Filter Tool

A few weeks ago I shared some key tips on how to get a lot out of Lightroom by using only a handful of sliders and while this is a great place to …

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Fan conspiracy theories reach a whole new level of complicated with the Pixar Theory, which postulates that every Pixar film makes up the history of the universe - Tom Lamont explains all on the film blog: http://t.gu.com/n3Bjc Photo: A still from the new Pixar film Monsters University

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Appears In Antutu Benchmarks

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has appeared in the Antutu benchmarks, and the device turned up with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, although we …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Manual Leaked (Rumor)

Earlier today we heard that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hard appeared in some benchmarks, and now we have been sent some photos which are apparently …

Samsung announces 3,000 MB/s enterprise SSD, shames competition

The ink has barely dried on Samsung's last SSD announcement and the South Korean manufacturer has already made it obsolete by orders of magnitude. This 2.5-inch enterprise-class SSD isn't for us regular Joes, but if you thought the company's EVO 840's 540 MB/s was zippy, hold on to your desk chair. …

New Google Maps beta now an open buffet just for you

Remember the fancy new map system Google touted a couple months ago at its IO conference?<p>Well, if you didn't get a chance to sign up for their beta, …

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By Wrapping Sensors In A Plushie, “Teddy The Guardian” Aims To Sell Medical Tech For Kids

In only a few months, the founders of IDerma, a medical technology start-up based out of Zagreb, Croatia, have developed and launched what they’re marketing as medical sensor technology for children. But unlike the sleek Scanadu Scout, this one takes the form of a teddy bear.<p>The product is called …

Details Emerging About Sony’s Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

We reported in December 2012 that Sony was planning to unleash a full frame mirrorless within a year. We’re about halfway to that one year mark now, …

Google: Alternatives to the search giant

<b>Google's been busy. Over recent weeks it's added photo auto-enhancement to its Google+ social network, launched air balloons to provide internet access from near-space, unveiled a subscription music service, teased a new smartphone and revamped its Maps product.</b><p>But when the company reports its …

PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion

$92quadrillion is a lot of money. It’s 97,000 times the UK’s national debt; it’s 92 and 15 zeros; it’s 92,000,000,000,000,000. It’s lot of money.<p>So …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …