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E-waste porn: a tour of Silicon Valley's Weird Stuff Warehouse

Ars Technica has a beautiful, mouth-watering gallery of the stuff for sale at Silicon Valley's Weird Stuff Warehouse, a high-tech surplus store of …

Five Tricky, Advanced Ways To Save Space On Your Mac Hard Drive [Feature]

Saving space on your Mac’s hard drive is more important than ever, especially if you use one with a faster but smaller solid state drive in it, like my Macbook Air. Being able to manage your space wisely is the key here, and once you’ve done the obvious things, like pare down your Applications …

Mike Birbiglia's worst nightmare

It's 20 January 2005, and I'm in Walla Walla, Washington – which is a place. I'm staying at a hotel called La Quinta Inn. It's 1am and I'm lying in …

Blossom the Bat

Beloved Film Critic Roger Ebert on Writing, Life, and Mortality

What a cultural loss to bid farewell to beloved critic <b>Roger Ebert</b> at the age of 70, after a long battle with the cancer that first claimed his jaw and, now, his life. Though I’d followed Ebert’s writing for some time, with the sort of detached appreciation one directs at cultural commentators, it …

Interview with Shorebreak Photographer Clark Little

<i>Clark Little is a photographer based in North Shore, Hawai’i who specializes in shorebreak wave photography, or photographing waves as they crash</i> …

Happy Birthday, iPad! When You Were Born, Everyone Hated You!

“Not the company’s next huge growth story. Not now, anyway.”<p>“It’s a nice reader, but there’s nothing on the iPad I look at and say, ‘Oh, I wish Microsoft had done it.’” – Bill Gates

Bill Gates

How to Make a Work Bench | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer.</i><p><b>A Quick Intro</b><p>In the video, I share that you’re about to learn how to make …

Dyslexia Workarounds: Creativity Without a Lot of Reading

Actor Henry Winkler was told he was stupid. A teacher labeled Dan Malloy, the future governor of Connecticut, "mentally retarded." Delos Cosgrove recalls "hanging on by my fingernails" in high school and college before becoming a thoracic surgeon and the Cleveland Clinic's chief executive …

Cleveland Clinic

Pixar's UP Meets DARK KNIGHT RETURNS in Awesome Geek Art

In Attempt To Break Gridlock, Los Angeles Becomes First City To Synchronize Every Streetlight

The traffic-plagued city has 4,500 lights across 469 square miles.<p>It's amazing how frustrating it can be to drive in L.A. Superhighways are jam-packed, cars crawl along in the worst rush hour of your life even though it's only 2 p.m., and yet no one rides the scary subway. Last summer, it took me …

The Best Apple LEGO Projects Ever [Gallery]

LEGOs are one of the greatest toys ever invented. You can build pretty much anything you can dream of with them. Even a car. They’re amazing.<p>We’ve seen tons of Apple-inspired LEGO projects over the last couple of years, from LEGO Apple Store replicas, to a working LEGO Mac Pro. There is no limit to …

How to Remove Distractions from the Background of a Photo with Photoshop

Anyone who has shot group photos outdoors knows that determining the best camera location can be a difficult task. On bright, sunny days you can’t …

Tutorials

42 square meter attic apartment with subtle pops of color

One of the great things about attic apartments is that they are spacious and sometimes occupy an entire floor. But there are cases when an attic …

Interior Design

Tyrion Lannister's 9 Most Epic Lines

Peter Dinklage's character returns on Sunday with the season three premier of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. This mashup of his nine best lines should tide you over …

Curious Cat Walks Over Medieval Manuscript

Inky paw prints have been discovered in a 15th century manuscript.<p><b>From ancient Egyptian religions to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" to the latest I Can Haz Cheeseburger meme, felines, literature, and culture have enjoyed a long love affair. But perhaps no other feline has walked through history</b> …

Dining in Disneyland: Marc Davis Centennial Dinner INSIDE the Haunted Mansion

I recently attended what I’d consider <b>the most awesome dining experience of my life –</b> eating dinner inside of one of my very favorite Disneyland …

Dinner in the Haunted Mansion

Holy. Blistering. Crap.<p>There was a dinner <i>inside the Disneyland Haunted Mansion</i>. And I didn't get to go.<p>I literally squealed with delight. It was the …

Does our sun have a name?

You’ve probably heard star names, such as Polaris or Betelgeuse. But what about our star? Does the sun have a name, and if so what is it?<p>Although …

Full moon rising tonight through Dogwood Tree full of buds :) Spring is here in GA!

Everybody Wants to Kill Bruce Willis, An Action Movie Mashup

“Everybody Wants to Kill Bruce” is a mashup video by French artist Pierre-Alexandre Chauvat that compiles footage from 39 different action movies. …

Explore the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone with Google Street View

No-one has lived in the town of Namie, Japan for over two years since it was evacuated following the nearby Fukushima nuclear disaster, but you can visit for yourself today with Google Street View. Earlier this month, Google sent its camera-equipped cars into the exclusion zone at the request of …

Bright Lights, Old iMacs

Even with their outdated CRT displays, Apple's old rainbow assortment of iMacs are just too damn adorable to toss. But what do you do if you have a …

NeverSeconds

10 million!<p>Wow, 10 million hits! That's brilliant because that's 10 million thinking about kids and food. I am still working away quietly trying to …

Streisand effect

The <b>Streisand effect</b> is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of …

Why Did Google Fight So Hard To Erase A Swedish Word From An Official List?

Every year the Swedish Language Council releases a list of new words that Swedes are using. One word from the 2012 list has caused a bit of an issue. ‘Ogooglebar’, translated as ‘ungoogleable’ was disputed. By Google.<p>Their problem was the definition of the word was to describe something that you …

NASA remotely controls Athlete rover with Leap Motion: 'let's bring a billion human beings into a holodeck'

"You are the space invaders"<p>"Just for you guys today we're going to do something special, something that's never been done before" said Victor Luo, NASA human interface engineer. "We're going to drive this robot, on stage at GDC, with a Leap Motion device."<p>In an unexpected demonstration at the 2013 …