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Your real tax rate is higher than you think

Your marginal tax rate is the rate you would pay on an extra dollar of taxable income.<p>The stated federal income tax rates are 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Gets Beefed Up — Still Only Costs $35

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer has been a stunning success. More than 2.5 million of the low-cost Linux microcomputers have been sold in the two-plus years since the gizmo went on sale, helping to power all manner of homebrew projects.<p>The sales figure is especially impressive when you consider that …

Kik breaks the 100 million mark as its HTML5-based Cards platform gains steam

As close as we are to the holidays, companies are still vying for the attention of users’ eyes — and thumbs. With the relentless slog of messaging …

PowerUp 3.0: Fly Custom Designed Paper Airplanes With your iPhone [Kickstarter]

In case you were wondering what you can do with a paper plane in order to have endless hours of fun, here is a good option for that: the PowerUp 3.0 …

Microsoft, bored of bashing Apple, bashes Samsung

If you're in business, you have to get used to criticism.<p>If you're in the gadget business, however, you're nobody unless Microsoft criticizes you.<p>What other conclusion can one reach after Redmond's assault on its various rivals?<p>There's the constant poking at the iPad's foibles. Then there's the …

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Revl Brand Identity by Stout

Revl Branding.<p>Design and branding agency Stout was asked to create the brand identity for Revl, a website where people can find a suitable job. The …

Letter-Pressed Notebooks Celebrate The Gettysburg Address

150 years ago, Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address. To celebrate the anniversary of this famous speech, a designer created a series of prints and notebooks featuring Lincoln’s timeless words.<p>150 years ago, in November of 1863, Abraham Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address, …

Angelina Jolie receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2013 Governors Awards

Blurred Limits: Marc Thorpe for Moroso

Moroso opened its New York showroom for an exclusive presentation of American architect and designer Marc Thorpe’s exhibition, <i>Blurred Limits</i>. As part …

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Motorola Actually Making Those Modular, Upgradeable, 'Replace Any Of The Parts' Cell Phones

Remember the Phonebloks modular cellphone concept I posted last month? Well it turns out Motorola has been developing a similar phone for over a year …

$225 A Scoop Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream

This is the $225 a scoop glow-in-the-dark ice cream created by Charlie Francis of Lick Me I'm Delicious ice cream. It glows in the dark because it …

Good Ideas: Rape Prevention Underwear For Women

AR Wear is a line of rape-prevention undergarments (which are currently an Indiogogo project). They were designed to be "locked" after being put on …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

MIT Researchers Have Developed Modular Robotics Cubes

Ladies and Gentlemen, you may now add "self-constructing machines" to your list of possible blunders mankind might wipe itself out with. The folks …

Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

The SR-71 Blackbird flew faster than any other production plane ever. Its successor, the SR-72, will go twice as fast.<p>That's the big, jaw-dropping takeaway from Aviation Week's exclusive look at Lockheed Martin's work on the next-generation aircraft. A demonstrator version of the SR-72 could be …

Aviation

Implanted Bluetooth biochip gets under hacker's skin

If Tim Cannon wants to check his temperature, he doesn't need a thermometer. The biochip that's been surgically implanted in his arm does it for him, transmitting the data in real time, via Bluetooth, to an Android device.<p>The implant, about the size of a Bic lighter and dubbed the Circadia 1.0, …

Singularity

Ex-Microsofties are kicking ass on Kickstarter with high-tech beer-brewing machine

Brewing your own craft beer at home is a difficult, complicated and time-consuming process. Now, two former Microsoft veterans want to help you make …

Google's Coder project turns the Raspbery Pi into a mini app server

Hackers and educators love the Raspberry Pi, and at least a few people at Google do too. For a year, Google has provided funding to a UK program that trains teachers on how to use the small, inexpensive computers in classrooms. This week, Google introduced Coder, a free software download built by a …