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Google acquires Android smartwatch maker WIMM Labs

Google has acquired the smartwatch manufacturer WIMM Labs, seemingly as part of an effort to bolster its own plans for wearable devices. The acquisition was first reported by <i>GigaOM</i>, and has been confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> by a Google spokesperson. WIMM Labs released its first smartwatch back in 2011, …

Incredible Wood Sculptures Boast Bold Blocks of Color

Italian sculptor Willy Verginer continues to amaze us with his incredible wood sculptures accented with bright, bold acrylic paint. Each figure in the artist's growing collection of work is carved down from a large, solid block of linden wood. Verginer first uses a chainsaw to give shape to his …

Portraits of a Climber Hanging By His Fingertips

<i>Climbing</i> is a visually striking series by photographer Sebastian Stocker that features a heart-pounding aerial perspective of a climber gripping onto a rocky ledge. His hand covered in power to get a better grip, the climber is left holding onto dear life while his fingers seem to be slipping. The …

10 Annoying Lies That Movies And TV Shows Tell You

Reddit user julestheteacher recently posted this question to the AskReddit community: "Hello, what 'lies' do you see on TV shows that annoy you the most?"<p>Redditers unleashed their fury.<p>Here are the best answers:<p>1. Extracting people's identities from security camera footage is easy<p>"Enhance. Enhance. …

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More gamers respond to Microsoft’s ever-changing Xbox One policies

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>In my last post, I interviewed three gamers, Evan Podlaseck, Ryan Gross, and Andrew Semicek, about whether or not the Xbox One’s policy reversals had affected …