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Will.i.am launched an augmented reality app that brings comic book pages to life

Your comic book-loving grandpa is about to get a shock.<p>On Friday, musician and Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am released an augmented reality app that takes the pages of the graphic novel he published earlier this year and brings them to life.<p>Hold the your phone over the book and the story's …

Augmented Reality

Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

Container Bar (Austin, Texas)<p>Years in the making, this stacked watering hole on Austin’s Rainey street has been a huge hit since opening earlier this year, and a soon-to-follow food truck should only bring in more business (and make it more spatially similar). While tap beer is often prefered, this …

Shipping Containers

How to Remove Fungus from a Lens

There’s nothing quite so frustrating as discovering a lens you own has developed a bad growth of fungus on the internal elements. Lens fungus is …

Back For Good: How Boy Bands Made It To The Top

The dictionary definition of “boy band” is: “A pop group composed of attractive young men, whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to …

10 Things You Need to Learn From Apple's Marketing

You've never seen Apple engage in a price war, have you? Find out why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs didn't have a master's degree, and he certainly wasn't an engineer, but he excelled at marketing. Those marketing skills propelled Apple into the top spot …

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Lost In Transition: The Shifting Landscape of Western China

Fuling, China, January 2015. New hot spring spa complex.<br>Julien Chatelin<p>1 of 20<p>An isolated figure stands in a field, framed by nature, as he stares …

Top 5 Must Have Fujifilm X Lenses

To date, Fujifilm has twenty lenses in the line up with one coming out this year, and two arriving on the scene sometime next. Now, that number may …

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21 libraries every book lover should visit in their lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've compiled a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

We want walls: the future of office design - and the demise of open plan

It was supposed to herald a new age of modern, collaborative co-working - but is it all over for the open-plan office?<p>Increasingly, open plan, wall-free working spaces, still used by the vast majority of UK businesses, are being supplanted by flexible layouts, with spaces for concentration as well …

Office Furniture

6 Ways Katie Ledecky Thinks Differently: The Psychology of Success

She doesn't just win--she crushes. How? It all starts with how she thinks -- just like your success will start with how you think.<p>Katie Ledecky is different--and not just because she's arguably the most dominant athlete in the world. (How does never losing an international final sound to you?) She …

Step into the amazing 6.5m wide house!

La Casa Desnuda, today’s feature property, is an impressive Mexican house that boasts a particularly surprising architectural feature. At only 6.5 …

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I Documented Two Years of Travel By Painting In My Moleskine Notebook

I am an American artist who left the United States in 2013 to study art in Turkey. I used to keep a written diary, but began recording my days by …

Art

3 Millennial Marketing Tips From Taylor Swift

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no doubt that 2015 was the year of Taylor Swift. Building off the success of her <i>1989</i> album release, Taylor’s world tour generated over $4 million per show -- a small piece of her current empire. And that success rolls on: As the …

"Collector's Edition" Artist Cover Bomb Series

Published in September, British design studio director and graphic designer Stuart Tolley’s book “Collector’s Edition” showcases some of the most mind-blowing and unusual limited edition graphic design and packaging ever made for books, music and magazines—including The Flaming Lips’ gummy candy …

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This Week In Photography Books: William Christenberry

Colin looked away, unable to meet her eye. Shame has many tells, and this one was screaming louder than an infant at the witching hour. He’d wanted …

Powerful & Gritty Photographs Of New York City 36 Years Ago

36 Years ago, Matt Weber was driving his iconic yellow cab around the neighbourhoods and boroughs of New York. In between fares, he would take …

Music sales decline for the first time since the iTunes Store opened

Digital music sales declined for the first time in 2013 since the iTunes Store opened a decade before, according to new data from Nielsen SoundScan. <i>Billboard</i> reports that sales of tracks declined 5.7 percent, to 1.34 billion units, while album sales fell 0.1 percent, to 117.6 million. The chief …

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Wacom outs Intuos Creative Stylus with revamped Bamboo Paper app in tow for iPad sketching

If you're the type to digitally doodle on the slate that you already own rather opt for a professional-grade unit, Wacom just announced its latest accessory for doing just that. The Intuos Creative Stylus works in tandem with iPads for "a realistic pen-on-paper feel" for tablet-style drawing and …

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I Couldn’t Believe How Simple His Leica Was

Over the years he had simplified the technical part of photography to suit his unobtrusive shooting style and still create a technically perfect …

Who Pays Photographers

In response to the tumblr “Who Pays Writers” someone created an anonymous version for photographers: Who Pays Photographers?<p>You can anonymously …

floor + table cloud softlight by Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen

Hundreds of cellular honeycomb-like forms are lit from within by energy-efficient LEDs to radiate a gentle, ambient light in molo's floor and table …

The Clocksmiths Identity and Collateral

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

Stunning Photos Of Holi, The Hindu Festival Of Colors

In India, Holi is marked by a national holiday, and rightly so. Anyone who ventures out of their home can expect to be smeared in colored powder, sprayed with colored water from <i>pichkaris</i> (water guns), and pelted with water balloons and even eggs.<p>The Holi festival officially starts tomorrow, but …

India

HTC Desire P and Q images and specs leak out, look fairly unexciting

The once upon a time mighty HTC Desire line of smartphones has been tainted by one too many mid-rangers lately, but that can’t stop HTC from refreshing the family with yet another modest duo. Why would it, right?<p>The Desire P and Q have first come to our attention a couple of weeks ago, but the …

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