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The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

Furniture collection made from shipping crates

Sometimes coming up with something new doesn’t always mean you have to reinvent everything. Sometimes you can create something completely new just by …

Pirate3D Buccaneer Printer Will Cost Just $247 For First 350 Backers

Get ready, get set, Kickstart. The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer is up on Kickstarter, and the first 350 backers will be able to get it for just $247—$100 off its regular price of $347.<p>The 3D printer is targeted at home users and beginners, say its founders. One of our editors, John Biggs, had his …

DIY Project: Make Your Own Slatted Console Table

We've featured Ana White before, like when we shared her creative instructions for building your own backyard see-saw! I stumbled across her newest …

Living Rooms

How I sleep 😴 #puppiesforall

Noise-canceling twin signals could lead to a faster, more reliable internet

Researchers have discovered a way to dramatically improve the reliability of high-speed internet. Fiber optic lines use light waves to transfer data, but sending high-speed long-distance communications requires a lot of power. The more power used to transmit a signal, the more interference, or …

Top 10 Paid Apps That Are Well Worth Their Price

Don't get us wrong: free apps are amazing, and we're awfully thankful for them. But sometimes, you get what you pay for, and a few bucks can get you …

#Hashtags: Facebook's missing link to pop culture

The # symbol has become the key to connecting to people and events you care about on social media. It's also an obvious hole for Facebook.<p>Scan Twitter, Instagram, or Tumblr. Watch your favorite television show, or even listen to the radio, and you might notice that the biggest social network of …

Social Media

Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in …

Just Mobile’s aluminum AluBase, HeadStand, and AluRack reviewed

As we previously noted, Just Mobile sells a series of accessories, mainly for Apple products, made out of carefully crafted aluminum designs. These designs and materials are akin to what Apple builds for its own products, therefore Just Mobile accessories are at the top of the wish lists for many …

20 Unique Faces In 20 Unlikely And Hidden Places

You've probably heard countless news reports of people claiming they've seen the face of Jesus appearing on all sorts of objects from toast, …

I'm not done hacking my Android devices

Android isn’t an one size fits all platform. Android allows for many choices from smartphone hardware, to smartphone software. Shopping for a smartphone can actually be a pretty daunting task. For most consumers, having such a large variety to choose from is enough customization to fit their needs. …

Android News

Expect Facebook To Turbocharge ‘Notes’ Into A True Tumblr Competitor

Facebook used to have a blogging feature called Notes. It still does, but it got buried by the Timeline redesign and widely forgotten. Facebook needs to overhaul Notes, and signs say a refresh may already be in the works. It could help people express themselves, make Notes a legitimate competitor …

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …

BitTorrent Sync Is A Dropbox Killer, Or Maybe Much More Than That

A colleague recently passed on a link to BitTorrent Sync with a note saying he planned on canceling his Dropbox account. Sync is a file storage service, one for very large files. And if you have it, you too might be reconsidering your online file storage strategy.<p>On the face of it, BitTorrent is …

[New App] Camera 2 From The Makers Of Paper Camera Has Tons Of Effects, Live Multi-Preview, And A Killer UI

There are many, many camera apps out there with filters and effects to make your snapshots look like they were taken with a 30 year-old Polaroid. …

If everything fades into the background, you may have a high IQ | Ars Technica

Ignoring a specific visual distractor correlates with IQ scores.<p>The absent-minded professor is a classic image: someone who's lost in deep thoughts …

How to Add Life to a Flat Image with Photoshop

It happens to us all at some time or another, we arrive at a wonderful location to find that the light is flat and uninspiring and the resultant …

Open Source Blogging Platform WordPress Turns Ten, And Its Community Gets To Blow The Candles Out

Ten years ago today, WordPress, the open source blogging software, was born. It’s amazing to think that it’s been that long, but considering it had all of the elements that other startups and projects have tried to emulate over the past 10 years, then it makes sense.<p>When speaking with WordPress …

Accidental Double Exposures on a “New” Roll of Already Exposed Film

Yesterday was really no different from any other day, except for the fact that I was developing a roll of 35mm film — that usually doesn’t happen. My …

ASUS Computex teaser claims new hardware will 'move you'

ASUS has a habit of teasing products and it has done it again with a photo of this spun metal... <i>thing</i>. Posted on the company's G+ page as a Computex taster, the picture is accompanied by a puzzlingly vague hint that the new device will "move you." But unless we're about to see an automotive or …

Leica That Shot ‘V-J Day in Times Square’ Photo Fetches $150K at Auction

Next time a significant other bugs you about how much you spend on photo gear, remind them how much worse it could be if you were into vintage …

US entertainment industry to Congress: make it legal for us to deploy rootkits, spyware, ransomware and trojans to attack pirates!

The hilariously named "Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property" has finally released its report, an 84-page tome that's pretty …

Popular Music App doubleTwist Going Holo In Next Update – Possibly Live May 28th [Update: Version 2.1 Is Out]

It looks like the folks at doubleTwist are hard at work on a new version of their music playback/syncing app for Android, but we're not supposed to …

Funny Posters Feature Objects with Surprising Personality

These playful graphic prints by graphic designer, filmmaker and artist Safwat Saleem are quite entertaining. <i>Coupled</i> is a series that features relationships between two inanimate objects or cartoons that are interacting with each other in very unexpected ways. The two-color designs incorporate …

Posters

New South Wales Government Criticized for Censoring Photojournalism Exhibition

The Reportage Festival in Sydney, Australia is a well-known Vivid exhibition that displays the powerful work of some of the world’s best …

How to Take Better Photos With Your EOS Camera

The marketing departments of the camera manufacturers would like you to believe that buying the latest versions of their digital cameras will make …

Cameras