Ken Nguru

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Sleep Inside A Bookshelf At This Cozy Japanese Hostel

There's nothing better than cozying up in bed with a good book… or, as in the case of this Japanese hostel, a few thousand of them.<p>Book and Bed is a small, 30-bed hostel in Tokyo where guests sleep in snug little cubbies hidden behind library shelves laden with books.<p>(The word “snug” may even be …

Hostels
Saudi Arabia

Trident is an Underwater HD Camera Drone That Lets You Explore The Seas

We’re in the dawn of a new camera drone age in which aerial units are readily available from a number of different manufacturers. In addition to …

Pictures of the Week 7.31.15

World Records

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

Dreamy Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

Spanish artist Antonio Mora‘s double exposure portraits merge human faces with ethereal landscapes and distinct architectural forms. His visually intriguing combinations demonstrate the many curves, angles, and lines that can be found both within the human body and the world around us. The artist's …

Art

Sony Reveals The Xperia Z4, Its Latest Flagship Smartphone

Sony today revealed the Xperia Z4, its latest flagship smartphone. The device was made public in an announcement in Japanese, and, at this point, there is neither an international launch date nor an accompanying ‘Compact’ version.<p>The Xperia Z4 is much like its Z3 predecessor, with the same 5.2-inch …

Phones

Google Wants To Speed Up The Web With Its QUIC Protocol

You may have never heard of it, but if you are a Chrome user, chances are you’ve used Google’s QUIC protocol already. As Google disclosed this week, about half of all requests from Chrome to Google’s servers are now served over QUIC.<p>So what’s the big deal here? QUIC is Google’s experimental, …

Google

ISIS executes Christians

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS operatives have executed two groups of prisoners, believed to be Ethiopian Christians, in Libya, according to a video released Sunday by the terror network's media arm.<p>The Ethiopian government confirmed Monday that 30 of its citizens were among the two groups, according to the …

Osama Bin Laden

Europe faces a 'real threat' from Russia, warns US army commander

The commander of the US army in Europe, Lt-Gen Frederick "Ben" Hodges, says that Nato must remain united "as insurance" against Russia<p>The commander of the US army in Europe has warned that Nato must remain united in the face of a "real threat" from <b>Russia</b>.<p>"It's not an assumption. There is a Russian …

Markets face new threat as US Federal Reserve ponders interest rate rise

Janet Yellen’s decision will have global consequences - and the end of ultra-low rates could mean meltdown for indebted countries<p>The moment US central bank chief Janet Yellen presses the button will be a massive economic event. The prospect that higher interest rates in the world’s largest economy …

Economics

Battlefield 4: Official "Paracel Storm" Multiplayer Trailer

Battlefield 4: Official Levolution Features Video

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