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How To Ship A Whale (And Other Advice From A FedEx Guru)

Horses and pandas and whales, oh my.<p>For the past five years, Dave Lange has handled all FedEx shipments that require a chartered plane, coordinating deliveries of the big, weird, and extra important. His techniques put your stamps and envelopes to shame.<p><b>Popular Science:</b> <i>When the Shedd Aquarium in</i> …

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This Tumblr Highlights “Things That Are Cheaper Than WhatsApp”

When Facebook announced its intention to purchase WhatsApp, the breezy, innovative messaging platform used by millions around the world for $16 billion ($19 billion if you include $3 billion in restricted stock), you’d be in the minority if you weren’t a bit sticker shocked.<p>A number of theories …

Best Catching Light 8 Asia Photography images on Designspiration

Sign up<p>Log in<p>Log in<br>• About<br>• Blog<br>• Help<br>• Advertising<br>• RSS<p>Save<p>Saved from<p>fubiz.net<p>Visit<p>Catching the Light 8 #asia #photography<p>Asia Photography Poster Identity …

Portraits of Chinese Hairdressers and Their Humble Living Quarters

Swiss photographers Stéphanie Borcard and Nicolas Métraux currently reside in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing primarily on youth and their relationship …

Celebrity Faces Merged with 19th-Century Military Portraits

Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the idea of a classic painting.<p>Using digital copies of …

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WhatsApp Is Down, Confirms Server Issues [Update: It’s Back After A 210-Minute Outage]

Update: WhatsApp experienced an outage for around 210 minutes today from 11am to 2:30 pm PST. Users around the world reported that they were unable to send messages, and WhatsApp confirmed these problems at 12:16pm PST with a tweet stating “sorry we currently experiencing server issues. we hope to …

Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business

As a physician, I resent the fact that the divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look like it is only a business, essentially a commodity. Growing up in the small hill-resort town of Nainital in northern India, I was the son of the only surgeon in this small town. Solely on his …

Second Opinion - RoboCop (2014)

<b>RoboCop</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by José Padilha.<br>Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, and …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

Bill Gates is back to take a bite out of Apple, Amazon and Google

Bill Gates’ return to the Microsoft machine is expected to usher in a new era at the business, reigniting its old rivalry with Apple<p>Bill Gates at Microsoft: in pictures<p>Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder, regarded Steve Jobs as a kind of brother figure. “We grew up together,” he said last year, as he …

Microsoft Dismisses Rumor Of Discless $399 Xbox One, But Should It Exist?

While everyone is talking about Nintendo and their current inability to give the Wii U a price cut, Microsoft is still feeling the heat from being the priciest next-gen console in the field at $500. While the system has sold incredibly well, it’s still lagged behind the PS4, and the price gap is a …

How To Build A 4K Gaming PC For Less Than $2500 -- Ultra HD Monitor, SSD, And Windows Included

If you approached me toward the end of 2013 and suggested I could build a 4K gaming PC for about $2500, I would have erupted into laughter. But in this post-CES 2014 world, what once seemed impossibly expensive is now approaching the realm of affordability. Not only does this system clock in at …

Subwing Fin Lets You Waterski Underwater

A young Norwegian chap claims of have invented an entirely new form of water sport - a 'Subwing' that lets you 'fly' underwater.<p>Simon Sivertsen, 20, …

India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft in $1.65 billion deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is set to become the first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft from Japan, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe end a ban on weapons exports that has kept his country’s defence contractors out of foreign markets.<p>A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces US-2 …

Nine Things You Need To Know About The UK's Latest GDP Growth Figures

Britain's economy grew by 0.7% in the final quarter of 2013, capping off a year that saw 1.9% annual growth in total.<p>But Vince Cable warned it is the …

The benefit cap is supporting state child abuse

Today a legal challenge to the benefit cap will be brought by three families, two of them victims of domestic violence, in the court of appeal. The benefit cap has wide implications. Solicitor Rebekah Carrier describes it as "catastrophic, cruel and arbitrary". The cap limits a family's total …

Japan's former PM questions Abe's energy policy, diplomacy

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo’s consumption of nuclear power is “selfish” and unsustainable since the Japanese capital hosts no nuclear reactors, former prime minister Morihiro Hosokawa said on Tuesday, questioning the government’s energy policy.<p>Morihiro Hosokawa (L), former Japanese premier and …

Apple's iPhone sales, revenue forecast fall short; shares slide

(Reuters) - Lower-than-expected holiday iPhone sales and a weak revenue forecast by Apple Inc renewed fears about Chinese demand and a tepid global market, wiping 8 percent off company stock.<p>This year was to have been Apple Inc’s watershed moment in China, when a long-awaited deal with the nation’s …

Top Gear is aimed at viewers 'with a mental age of nine'

Top Gear is aimed at viewers with a "mental age of nine", its executive producer says<p>Top Gear is aimed at viewers with a mental age of nine, to provide escapism from the trials of modern life for middle-aged men, its executive producer has admitted.<p>Andy Wilman, who has worked on the show for all of …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

No peeking…

ONCE upon a time, it was common for scientists to receive letters from researchers working in other institutions, asking for reprints of papers they …

Welcome to 2014: the age of flying cars, food in pill form and telepathic abilities between humans and donkeys. Or at least it would be if scientific …

Gaming Industry

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…