Jørgen Munkeby

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Steve Jobs' Chilling Response After Getting a Google Employee Fired

An ongoing investigation into an alleged conspiracy by Apple and Google to limit tech workers’ wages has unearthed some candid emails between former …

Hyper Light Drifter is the Next Stylish Indie Game to Have on Your Radar - The Fox Is Black

Last week Bobby covered <i>Firewatch</i>, an upcoming indie game backed by a ‘holy trinity’ of game development. It’s sure-to-be-gorgeous-design reminded me …

South Korea’s Enormous Climbable Structure for Kids

Is it just me or is anyone else feeling a little bit queasy just looking at this? Luckey Climbers are three dimensional sculptures, designed for children, that encourage physical activity (and help give kids courage – I added that last part). Made of bent plywood or plastic platforms that are …

Elevated Minimalist House Designed for a Photographer

Welsh architectural practice Hyde + Hyde Architects transformed an unused quarry into a residential area where they built a unique home for a photographer on the edge of Brecon National Park in Pontypridd, Wales. To avoid touching the walls of the quarry, Hyde + Hyde came up with the innovative …

Architecture

Collapsible New York City Studio Costs Nearly a Million Dollars

Believe it or not, this airy New York City apartment is only 420 square feet large. And better yet, it can accommodate a 12-person dinner party and sleep two overnight guests without a problem. The minimalist space is cleverly designed as a foldable studio that is easily shifted and rearranged. Its …

New York City

Classic Disney Film Stills Digitally Repainted to Look 3D

<b>The Sword in the Stone</b><p>Artist Tyson Murphy recreates some of our favorite classic Disney films by digitally painting their still scenes. He's not trying to outdo <i>The Sword in the Stone</i> or <i>101 Dalmatians</i>, but simply reimagine what they'd look like when rendered three-dimensionally. Murphy uses …

Walt Disney Company

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

Unsound music festival commissions club-inspired fragrances

Unsound music festival has commissioned perfumes inspired by experimental electronic music. The German perfumer Geza Schoen will create three fragrances based on compositions by Montreal sound artist and musician Tim Hecker, London-based Kode9 and Australian-born, Iceland-based composer Ben …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight at the British Library - Telegraph

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory Continue reading...

Will Your Kids Be High-Performers In The Workplace?

In the 1950’s and 60’s, researchers were curious to find out if there was a correlation between intelligence, creativity, and high-performance. At the time, psychologist Ellis Paul Torrance was conducting a series of tests on children. Kids in his study were not only tested on their intelligence …

A DNA Sequencing Breakthrough That Many Expectant Moms Will Want

DNA sequencing has made its way to the clinic in a dramatic new way: detecting chromosomal defects very early in pregnancy. We’ve known for 25 years that traces of fetal DNA can be detected in a pregnant women’s blood. But these traces are very small, and until now, we just didn’t have the …

Viral Video Chart: The Beatles, Reese Witherspoon and Transformers

We are going to ask you to suspend belief for a little while as some of our viral videos are quite a stretch of the imagination. We kick off with a wonderful Beatles spoof in which Fred Armisen joins the Fab Four on the Jimmy Fallon show as they try to use the powers of new technology to bring …

‘GIRL’ Review: Pharrell’s Pleasant, Unchallenging Dive into the Mainstream

Pharrell is suddenly a 40-year-old in a baffling hat who dances with Meryl at the Oscars and has ostensibly replaced ambition and experimentation …

Fundraising campaign launched to help family of Devo's Bob Casale

The family of Devo guitarist Bob Casale have launched an online fundraiser to cover the costs related to his recent death. Casale did not reportedly leave a will or carry insurance, leaving his relatives considerable medical and funeral bills.<p>“This has hit the Casales hard,” wrote Michael Pilmer, …

Hibou, I Love You

This vase is a radio. This radio is an elegant vase. Both are beautiful lies, because it is yet another heartbreakingly unavailable prototype and you …

Professional Juggler Creates Crazy Hinge System

Sweden-based Erik Åberg has created a rather crazy system of hinging cubes together. Even more interesting is his background: Åberg is a professional …

This Redesign of Royal Brunei Airlines Takes Off - The Fox Is Black

Making airlines feel approachable seems to me like a difficult challenge. A lot of airlines (save for Virgin) can feel cold and detached, nearly …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

Study Skills

Blackphone: Privacy for Lazy People

There are lots of lists out there of things you should do to protect your privacy: Use an ad blocker. Use encryption. Use a VPN. Turn off the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your smartphone… Those who want privacy but don’t want to run through that checklist regularly are the target buyers for a new …

Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster - review of stunning emotional play

Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster words by Sylvia Lancaster.<p>Poetry by Simon Armitage<p>Manchester Royal Exchange until 8th March 2014<p>So, here …