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7 Good Android Apps to Virtually Explore World Museums

May 29, 2015<br>This collection of Android apps will provide you with a chance to virtually explore some of the most reputed museums in all around the …

The savage beauty of Alexander McQueen

Photo: Victoria and Albert Museum<p>The prodigious talent of fashion designer Alexander McQueen is on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

IKEA's wireless charging collection heads to the US this spring

If you're looking to install some wireless charging tech at home, and you fancy IKEA's home furnishing aesthetics, you'll soon be in luck. The Scandinavian company will begin selling its wireless charging collection that's already on shelves in Europe here in the US by "late spring." This means …

The DEA Is Buying Off-the-Shelf Spyware From a Sketchy Company

The Drug Enforcement Agency has been quietly spending millions on off-the-shelf spyware for the past few years.<p>Motherboard’s Lorenzo …

Here's What a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Mean for Global Warming

<i>This post first appeared at</i> Grist <i>and co-posted at</i> Mother Jones <i>as part of the</i> Climate Desk <i>collaboration.</i><p>Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham …

United Nations

This terrifying video was filmed with the world's first self-powered camera

This video isn't just a little bit terrifying, it's the product of a prototype camera that can continually power itself — without using a battery.<p>When a camera sensor is exposed to light, the pixels use photodiodes to generate an electric current. That helps the sensor measure the intensity of the …

Columbia University

Vidahacks.tv

A Warhol-based app designed by interactive theatre geniuses Punchdrunk

Punchdrunk are usually responsible for things like guiding you round a complex maze of sand, trees, fallen heroines and interweaving narratives …

Genius

18 Before-And-After Photos That Prove Anyone Can Be A Cosplay Superstar

What's your secret identity?<p>The following photo series was put together by New York–based photographer Corey Hayes. Hayes told BuzzFeed Geeky that he was inspired to put this project together because only through cosplay can normal people become something so much larger than themselves.<p>"The …

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

The New England Journal of Medicine

Three of the best Sega Genesis games ever are coming to Nintendo 3DS in 3D

I can't wait to see Gunstar Heroes' fake 3D in actual 3D<p>Sega and M2's meticulous 3D remasters of retro classics are some of the best things about the Nintendo 3DS, and the company has just announced three more entries from its Genesis days that might be the most exciting yet.<p>First up is <i>Streets of</i> …

Retrogaming

Bromance with a murderer: The bizarre true story behind James Franco’s “True Story”

Franco’s amazing as a sociopath — but the real story of Mike Finkel and his killer BFF is weirder than any movie<p>“Did you do it?” murmurs the dead-eyed, handsome multiple-murder suspect to the wide-eyed, credulous reporter who’s supposed to be there to interview him, but who actually has other goals …

San Francisco

Why sex isn't key to a happy marriage

As Sir Michael Holroyd - husband of novelist Dame Margaret Drabble - admits to having 'romantic relationship without sex' with a theatre critic, Rowan Pelling says there is something beautiful about a marriage that moves beyond jealousy<p>A year or so ago, <b>I was wandering round the V&A</b> when I found a …

‘Going Clear’ Is On Pace To Become HBO’s Second-Most Watched Documentary Of The Decade

Alex Gibney’s <i>Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief</i> aired on HBO a few weeks ago, and it appears it’s already been seen by just about everyone who’s anyone, not counting John Travolta and DJ Mom Jeans (Danny Masterson). How popular is it? According to the Associated Press, it’s on track …

Taxes

Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Facing Lawsuit Over The Cabin in the Woods

Author claims film infringes his copyright and is seeking USDS$10 million in damages.<p>Joss Whedon and Lionsgate have been struck with a USD$10 million …

Joss Whedon

Tom Hanks and HBO team up for miniseries about the Wright brothers

Tom Hanks likes to tell stories about people overcoming seemingly unstoppable forces. In <i>Band Of Brothers</i> it was the Nazis. In <i>Apollo 13</i> it was …

Tom Hanks

Amazing Domino Etch A Sketch