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Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

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New Zealand court rules Megaupload warrant legal, dealing blow to Dotcom | Reuters

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand court on Wednesday ruled that the search warrant used in the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom on U.S. online piracy charges was legal, dealing a blow to the internet entrepreneur who is fighting extradition to the United States.<p>Kim Dotcom gestures as he …

Do you really need a 4K smartphone screen?

See those two screens up there? Pretty soon the smartphone will have the same resolution as the much bigger panel (a 27-inch Dell U2711 monitor with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels). While the snappiest CPUs, more RAM, better cameras and other frills are a must for the latest handsets, the current marketing</i> …

Sony Xperia Z2 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Sony Xperia Z2?<p><i>First reviewed: April 2014</i><p>The Sony Xperia Z2 has now been superseded by the Sony Xperia Z3<p>Launched as Sony’s new flagship …

In praise of the humble smart plug: Are outlets the gateway for the internet of things?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Are smart plugs the trojan horse that will bring the internet of things and the smart home to mainstream consumers? My …

Dear Car Makers: Please Hire People Like This

The interfaces in modern cars are, with rare exception, awful.<p>It’s almost absurd, really. The car is one of the most expensive things that people buy for themselves. It’s massive. It’s got a power supply that lasts for days… and yet, it’s one of the least “smart” devices in our lives. A three-year …

Saudi America

DENNIS LITHGOW is an oil man, but sees himself as a manufacturer. His factory is a vast expanse of brushland in west Texas. His assembly line is …

What makes video games addictive?

MANY parents with young children fret about the addictiveness of computer games these days. There is ample evidence to suggest that people are …