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Microsoft Shouldn't Ditch The Xbox One Kinect

When the Xbox One was first announced, Microsoft wasn’t prepared for the consumer backlash.<p>Policies like locked-down used games sales and an online requirement had people up in arms, and not without reason.<p>The tech giant backtracked, removing the used games restrictions and the online requirement …

West Virginia water after the spill: 'We do not drink it. My pets do not drink it'

On the morning of 9 January, Twylla Bays pumped a syringe of water into the gastric feeding tube in her 29-year-old daughter Cassy’s abdomen. The reaction was instantaneous and violent: in the space of 30 minutes Cassy, who has muscular dystrophy and is on a ventilator, had seven bouts of diarrhoea.<p>…

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

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Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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13 Gadgets From The 1990s You'd Totally Forgotten About

Remember the 90s?<p>Shell suits, Count Duckula and Ant and Dec's pop phase...<p>How could you forget? But what about the gadgets? Well, here's 13 you've …

Brazil's newest billionaire has supermodel Gisele Bundchen to thank as he joins the ranks of the world's richest. http://onforb.es/KODveD Photo: Pedro Grendene Bartelle (left), Gisele Bundchen and Alexandre Grendene Bartelle (right), during an event in Brazil. Credit: Grendene S.A.

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

Meet Galaxy, a new site for Ansible geeks

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>AnsibleWorks launched a new web site this week that aggregates resources for developers/IT folks who use or want to use …

Want to reduce your cloud costs 70 percent? Here’s how

Advertisement<p>44 Comments<p>Colocation, which means buying your own hardware up front and running and managing it in a third-party site, is not usually …

The Week In Numbers: The Rise Of Bed Bugs, A Portable X-Ray Machine, And More

<b>2,500 mph</b>: the speed attained this year by the six-passenger Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites Spaceship Two, the first commercial spacecraft to exceed Mach 1<p><b>99 percent</b>: the portion of American exterminators that have encountered bed bug infestations in the past year, up from only 11 percent more …

We're now 11 days—or 3 billion zombies—into next-gen. How many achievement points have you racked up so far?

How You Sabotage Your Own Creativity

Preparation works for you–until it doesn’t.<p>A couple of months ago I sent my <i>Fast Company</i> editor a list of 24 articles I intended to write in 2013 (my idea, not hers). She blessed 12 of them and set me to work.<p>And this article ain’t one of them.<p>I really tried to stick to the program. I looked up and …

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How To Ship A 17-Ton Magnet

Across the entire country<p>Physicists at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois needed a superconducting magnet to study muons, fleeting subatomic particles. Thirty million dollars for a new experimental setup was out of the question, but they found a used one at Brookhaven National …

The 12 gift iDeas of Christmas

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>With Apple’s iPhone being the most sought after gift for teenagers followed by the iPad, and with more than 700 million iOS …

Creating A “Regenerative Economy” To Transform Global Finance Into A Force For Good

What if the economy protected people and the planet?<p>Science tells us we are in ecological overshoot. We are using Earth’s resources faster than they can be regenerated. So, too, are we in economic and financial overshoot, propelled by a financial system that demands growth with no concern for the …

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9 Tips For More Powerful Business Presentations

When delivering presentations to a general audience, senior management in your company, or even a venture capitalist, a successful presentation isn’t about the PowerPoint slides you create – it’s about much more than that.<p>These nine points will help you deliver a powerful presentation.<p><b>1. Establish</b> …

Food bytes: The kitchen goes digital

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1030000/1030421_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522641039_9ebd1d5c95ad4bc61a8bdce1fe2a3e9b<p><b>The kitchen of the future will be your interactive friend, helping you cook, shop and eat with optimum hygiene and efficiency.</b><p>And many of the …

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Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook. • Read Jon Henley on the …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

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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 …

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Wanted: Private tutor to coach an Arab businessman into Oxford. Salary: €146,700. Hours: 15 per day

An Arab man in his 30s is advertising for a tutor permanently at his beck and call to turn him into an opera-loving, Shakespeare-appreciating jazz pianist worthy of a place at Oxford<p>An Arab man in his 30s is looking to hire a private tutor on a salary of €146,700 (£122,300) who will be on call at …