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Massive Lego model of Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 graphics card

Xiosheng Li recreated his Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 graphics card as a massive Lego build. It's over six feet long and completely not functional, but …

Adding magnets to everything you own could be so useful and fun

Sugru is a clay-like synthetic wondermaterial that can be easily shaped with your hands and hardens completely after 24 hours. You can use it to fix …

Largest true-color image of the sky ever is made of 37,000 photos

SkyGuide's creator Nick Risinger had to travel more than 60,000 miles by airplane and car to collect <i>37,000 individual photos</i> to create this single …

The Best Video Game Soundtracks for Real Life

Improving those boring moments.<p>Video game soundtracks don't get the respect they deserve. Composers and performers dedicate their time and talent to …

Ugh, Who Invited Math To the Rubik's Cube Party?

The simplicity of the Rubik's Cube puzzle is what makes it so devilishly difficult to solve at times. It's just a bunch of colored squares, but …

The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos

So you’re scrolling through Facebook and you see one of your friends added 20 new photos from their “epic” party last Saturday. As you look through …

Photography

Breathtaking Photos of Supercell Thunderstorms in the US

With the devastation wrought by hurricane Haiyan very recently in the Philippines, we have been bombarded by haunting pictures of the havoc that can …

The ‘Palette’ Customizable Control Interface Takes Your Post Workflow to the Next Level

When engineers Calvin and Ashish got in touch with us to tell us about their upcoming Palette interface, we immediately got excited. That’s because a …

How a Single Photograph Can Change a Person’s Perspective: The Pale Blue Dot

The photograph known as “The Pale Blue Dot” (seen below the video) is an image taken in 1990 by the <i>Voyager</i> <i>1</i> space probe. Taken from an unfathomable …

Ideology

How history might have handled the selfie – in pictures

The beauty of the selfie (OED's word of 2013) lies in its through-the-keyhole appeal. Intimate and seemingly carefree, these self-portraits offer an insight into the lives of others – and when these others are VIPs, the snapshot is all the more enticing. No surprises, then, that an ad campaign for …

When Photographers Fail, They Do It Big Time! 7 Major Mistakes Caught On Camera.

I think it’s safe to say there are a lot of photographers who wouldn’t have a problem with achieving world fame. But here’s the trick: it does matter …

Photography

Denver TV News Anchor Goes Viral With Rant on Boring Snow Photos

On the off-chance you thought photo blogs had some kind of monopoly on rants about lazy and thoughtless photography practices, witness the majesty of …

The Cynic's Photography Dictionary

<b>Picture -</b> A representation in two dimensions of something wearisome in three. <i>Ambrose Bierce</i>I'm a fan of the satirical and cynical definitions of …

Quick Tip: Using the Background Eraser

The Background Eraser is one of many Photoshop tools that's a little tucked away, and many people don't even realise it's there. As it turns out, …

4 great factors to consider while shooting low light photography

Calculating and exposing your sensor to the likes of low light is definitely going to be a daunting task. Many a time, We the photographers must have …

Patent filing indicates Samsung could bring iris detection to Android

As you might already know, the iPhone 5S recently arrived to the market with a fingerprint scanner in tow. While not a first for mobile, Apple still touted it as a revolutionary new way to improve device security, and since then we’ve seen companies like HTC follow suit with their own fingerprint …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Watch toy robots hilariously poke fun at our smartphone addiction

Quick, where's your phone? Within arm's reach? On your desk? Next to your computer? Charging? Or possibly, in your hand at this very moment? Yeah, we …

Lumia 2520 Review: Not Much More Than a Pretty Face

Up until now, pretty much your only option for a Windows RT tablet was the Surface 2. But now Nokia is giving you another choice, in the form of the …

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …

Erupting volcano blows unbelievably perfect smoke rings

Think you're cool cause you can blow o's when you smoke? Mother Nature has still got you beat. Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy took a little break from …

What Your Email Signature Says About You

What you type in your email says a lot about the kind of person you are—but what you add at the bottom of every message can be just as revealing. …

A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur

For a lot of kids with entrepreneurial aspirations, the lemonade stand is the go-to business idea. Not so for 7-year-old Ryland Goldman. This kid has bigger plans.<p>When his family recently moved to Los Gatos, Calif., Ryland spotted a golden business opportunity: lots of foot traffic. His family …

The Top 13 Reasons Why You Need to Start Doing Bodyweight Exercises

I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one …

Exercise

7 Things to Look for in Your First Hires | Inc.com

Your first hires are the most important in a start-up. Truthfully, they should be more like business partners than workers. They should be the type of passionate, motivated individuals you trust so much that you end up calling them at one in the morning just to bounce ideas around.<p>As a serial …

Employment

4 Things Investor Rejection Letters Taught Me | Inc.com

A few years ago, I quit my day job to pursue my start-up dreams. Early on, I pitched over 100 VC firms in the Boston area with my idea for a software start-up. I created a pitch deck and a business plan. And I got a dozen meetings!<p>Unfortunately, those meetings were about all I got out of it, and …

Business Strategy

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

Good Luck Closing This Tab or Ever Looking Away From This Site

Remember all that work you planned to get done today? Well, if you have any hope of productivity over the next few hours you'll want to avoid this …

Shooting Challenge: Use Your Smartphone

A new wave of smartphones is here, with a new wave of powerful optics behind them. (41 megapixels, anyone?) And to both celebrate and document the …

Dude Believes iOS 7 Was Created in Microsoft Word, Proves It on Video [WATCH]

Was iOS 7 created in Microsoft Word? YouTube user Vaclav Krejci from the Czech Republic believes so and he has a video to prove it (he actually has …

iOS