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New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall that “2015 will be a year in textbooks forever” as the point when mankind unveiled the world on the edge of its solar system.<p>“This world is alive,” Stern …

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Keeping track? Cloud software reshapes project management

Attention, stressed-out project managers of the world. Two of the most visible collaboration software companies trying to solve the perennial …

Google's new Meter app for Android turns your wallpaper into a live widget

Google is tinkering again, this time bringing a live wallpaper that may actually be useful. Meter, a project from Google’s Creative Lab, will tell you when you might want to charge your device or use cellular instead of Wi-Fi.<p>Conceptually, the wallpaper also acts as a widget, which displays …

Ubisoft announces Far Cry Primal, coming this February

After literally 24 hours of teasing (and a leak or two), Ubisoft has finally revealed the next <i>Far Cry</i> game, entitled <i>Far Cry Primal</i> — and there will be mammoths. It's coming February 23rd, 2016 to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, while a PC version will ship in March.<p>The game is being developed by …

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Apple approved an ad-blocking app that even works on its own News app

In an odd move, Apple has approved an ad-blocking iOS app that even works on its own News app. This could be a philosophical statement about user …