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LG Unveils World's Largest OLED Display

If there’s anything better than one OLED screen, it’s a whole heap of OLED screens stitched together to make a single enormous LCD-taunting display like the one – or rather two – just unveiled by LG Electronics.<p>Each of the new OLED installations at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport in Korea …

The latest ‘kidtech’ kits: tried and tested

Photograph: PR - Internet/PR - Internet<p>Technology Will Save Us DIY Thirsty Plant Kit<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/2/1425300765583/52bc652c-243b-48c6-a736-08c1e36250a6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR - Internet/PR - Internet<p>Technology Will Save Us DIY Thirsty …

Raspberry Pi

DIY: Spice Rack

The other day, I purchased some black pepper only to come home to realize that I had <b>three</b> black pepper bottles sitting all the way in the back of my …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

Create Your Own Smart Light Using TinyDuino

Introduction: Create Your Own Smart Light Using TinyDuino<p>Create your own smart light using TinyDuino. Learn how to control and monitor your lights …

Arduino

The best brunches in London: The ultimate guide | London Evening Standard

Londoners love nothing more than a good brunch, be they brilliantly boozy or vibrant and virtuous. Ok, we’ll admit the former are particularly …

England

May I See You Home? 19th Century Calling Cards Guaranteed to Score You a Date | The Art of Manliness

In the 19th century, gentlemen used calling cards to formally introduce themselves to new acquaintances and to call upon friends and relatives in a …

20 Lessons Of Innovation For 2015

What building this year’s Most Innovative Companies list taught us about the current state of play.<p>What have you done for me lately?<p>That is the demanding filter we use to assess candidates for our annual Most Innovative Companies list. It is a brutal, unyielding framework—directly in keeping with …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Video: A CGI Artist’s Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Composition

The basic rules of composition apply to almost every visual art there is, be it photography, painting or graphic design. Whether it’s the rule of …

An Entire Town Is For Sale — And It's Haunted

Rumors of ghost hauntings still permeate this hamlet.<p>A ghost town in Connecticut is going up for auction just in time for Halloween.<p>Johnsonville Village, in a section of East Haddam, will go for $800,000 on Oct. 28, according to an Auction.com news release. The 62-acre property comes with eight …

How 3D Printing Will Impact Your Future

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

Old-world hotels get new-school makeovers. These 9 gorgeous historic hotels are travel destinations in and of themselves: http://ow.ly/xIgjw

Hopscotch, An iPad App That Helps Kids Learn To Code, Raises $1.2M

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it’s just announcing today, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app.<p>The seed funding came from …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Facebook Killed the Class Reunion

Oh, really?<p>You got married and had three kids? <i>Nice.</i><p>You got rich and bought a car worth more than my parent's house? <i>Sweet.</i><p>You hiked Everest and basically became a super hero? <i>Righteous.</i><p>I was invited to my class reunion last week via Facebook group and within five seconds of newsfeed-scrolling, I …

Chinon Bellami HD-1 Video Camera

After a 20-year hiatus, Japanese video camera manufacturer Chinon returns with the Bellami HD-1<p>After a 20-year hiatus, Japanese video camera …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Inside Airbnb’s Grand Hotel Plans

How Brian Chesky, the millennial impresario behind red-hot Airbnb, teamed up with Chip Conley, the hotel industry’s last black-sheep innovator, to reimagine the $6 trillion travel biz and, in the process, build the world’s largest hospitality brand.<p>When I first heard of “the sheet,” I assumed it …

The History of Flat Design: Efficiency, Minimalism, Trendiness

It seems as though any time you hear about Web design these days, you can’t help but come across the term “flat design.” While the flat Web design trend has been emerging in recent years, it seemed to have exploded in popularity thanks to large companies and organizations changing their design …

Why Larry Page Would Give His Savings to Elon Musk Instead of Charity

Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page says he'd rather leave his savings to inventor Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and founder of Tesla, when he dies than …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

The 15 Greatest Shipping Container Homes on the Planet

Believe it or not, there was a time when shipping container homes seemed like nothing more than a novel idea. While many saw the sustainability …