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Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable. We must trust the perfection of the creation so far, as to believe that whatever …

Distractions

In our house, there’s a device in almost every room - and that’s without counting the ones that move around with us.They have various different form …

Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

Apple's Tim Cook leads different

Tim Cook assumed he was ready forthe harsh glare that shines on Apple’s (AAPL) CEO. He had, after all, filled in for Jobs three times during the …

How Apple Makes the Watch

@gak_pdx Apple is the world's foremost manufacturer of goods. At one time, this statement had to be caged and qualified with modifiers such as …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

These amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury flying was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship.<p>Of all the massive Zeppelin's constructed, the most famous was the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg was designed to ferry passengers across the Atlantic in serenity, …

Come Out, Come Out: The Tim Cook Moment Is Here

It's nice to finally be able to say hello to the entire man.<p>Looking back, I guess we in the media might have asked Apple CEO Tim Cook if he were gay.<p>Me especially, since I <i>am</i> gay. And, like many, I had heard all the assumptions about the self-effacing exec’s sexual orientation, even though he and I …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is "Proud to Be Gay"

In a first-person piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook discusses his sexuality for the first time.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed Thursday that he identifies as gay, and in so doing instantly became the most prominent openly gay business executive.<p>“While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t …

How would the Hyperloop actually work?

ELON MUSK has made a career out of confounding the experts. When he promised to slash the cost of spaceflight he was told it could not be done; …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

These findings weren't new. Seven previous studies had already shown that vitamins increased the risk of cancer and heart disease and shortened lives. Still, in 2012, more than half of all Americans took some form of vitamin supplements. What few people realize, however, is that their fascination …

This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine

Within 24 hours of quitting the drug, your withdrawal symptoms begin. Initially, they’re subtle: The first thing you notice is that you feel mentally …