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Visualize London's Underground With This Mesmerizing Interactive 3-D Map

It's hard to imagine the intricate transit tubes that snake beneath the London skyline. But armed with real-time data, line depth, and detailed …

Troubled Teens Make More Successful Entrepreneurs

Smart, rule-abiding teenagers are less likely to become successful entrepreneurs than equally intelligent teens who engage in illicit activities, according to new research.<p>In a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, economists Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein examine …

Ahead of cable channel launch, Al Jazeera starts blocking videos on YouTube

Advertisement<p>57 Comments<p>When violence erupted in Cairo this week, Al Jazeera once again became the go-to source for on-the-ground news coverage. The …

The gold iPhone 5S

There are a bunch of rumors and speculation making the rounds about Apple adding gold to the color options for the upcoming iPhone 5s. I've heard the …

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Google Effectively Kills '20 Percent Time,' The Perk That Gave Us Gmail: Quartz

<b>Quartz:</b><p>Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists. That’s according to former Google employees, one who spoke to Quartz on the condition of anonymity and others who have said it publicly.<p>What happened to the company’s …

Amazing Maps of 3 Billion Tweets Reveal iPhone vs. Android Neighborhoods

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:30 pm. 12:30 pm<p>Chicago, with tweets from iPhones …

$99 ARM-based PC runs either Ubuntu or Android

"Utilite" has single- to quad-core Cortex-A9 chip and up to 512GB flash storage.<p>A new ARM-based Linux PC with a host of capabilities—including Wi-Fi, …

Know the Lingo When Buying Beer at the Store

We've discussed some beer terms you should know when ordering at a bar, but there are some others that are even more helpful when you're picking out …

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Inside The Operating Room With Google Glass

<b>One small step for surgery…</b><p>Yesterday, history was made by Rafael Grossmann, MD, FACS. He’s a surgeon–and a Google Explorer. He’s an innovator and has an informative TEDxDirigo 2001 talk where he also discusses more surgical innovations.<p>His Google Glass perched upon his nose, Dr. Grossmann …

The Google Glass Privacy Debate: What's Real & What's Overblown Hype

To hear some people tell it, Google Glass is leading us down a path toward a world where every citizen is a walking, hidden spy, surreptitiously …

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

Articles about 8 fathers day favorite gift ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for...<p>With Mother’s Day right around the corner, you still have a few days to find the gift your mother will remember for years to...<p>Equip your loved ones for adventure.<p>We’ve …

Cloudbreak, Fiji

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

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Cabbage Patch Kids wigs for babies go viral - TODAY.com

Today<p>A baby models one of Amanda Lillie's crocheted creations.<p>Baby accessories seldom come cuter than this.<p>A Georgia mom-to-be has a viral hit on her hands thanks to her crocheting skills and a fondness for Cabbage Patch Kids – the dimpled dolls that sparked a craze in the 1980s.<p>“I was a huge child …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …