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Stunning time-lapse video shows Earth from the International Space Station

<b>(European Space Agency)</b><p>Astronaut Alexander Gerst took over 12,000 photos while in orbit<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>January 12, 2015 8:15pm (UTC)<p>Thanks to astronaut Alexander Gerst and several highly-skilled production workers at the European Space Agency, we can watch a breath-taking video of Earth from the …

Space

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Web Design

A new day at Salon

Founder and editor David Talbot is moving on, and so is Salon. A letter to our readers from new editor Joan Walsh.<p>Salon Staff<p>February 10, 2005 10:59pm (UTC)<p>In Internet time, 10 years is a long run. In Salon time, it feels like an eternity. We've watched the crazy tulipmania of the dot-com era from …

Programming languages and Frameworks to learn in 2015

I can't make a poll on HN, but I would like everyone to contribute with an opinion. Which languages are worth to devote learning in 2015? and what …

Programming Languages

The 25 best video games of 2014

Here we go again. From blockbuster mainstream hits to lesser-known indie gems, these are the 25 games that have kept our reviewers glued to their gigantic HD televisions this year.<p>As ever, it’s a highly subjective list, based on the titles we genuinely played and played, rather than the critical …

Here's What Venture Capitalists Want To Fund In 2015 - And What They Don't

It’s a head-spinning time for venture capitalists. This year, they’re continuing to get disrupted by upstarts from angel investors to new giants like Andreessen Horowitz, yet they also enjoyed the most initial public offerings since 2000, including several this week. Then late this year, things …

How Facebook's Crazy New Headset Will Change Life As We Know It

"Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face — just by putting on goggles in your home. This is really a new communication platform."<p>I finally got to try the latest version, "Crescent Bay," …

'Enchanted objects' will kill the internet of things in 2015

Smart objects that blend fashion and our everyday lives will kill off the internet of things in 2015, according to Cedric Hutchings, CEO of Withings. …

Samsung's Gear VR headset is on sale now for $199

The Gear VR, Samsung's virtual reality headset, is now on sale through AT&T and Samsung's US sites. The $199 headset fits around a Galaxy Note 4 smartphone, turning it into a mobile VR display. It was originally announced in September, but it's so far only been slated for a vague early December …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

Space Exploration

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Thinks Most VCs Don't Add Any Value To Startups

But Salesforce.com wasn't the hottest startup when its founder and CEO Marc Benioff first launched the company back in 1999. In fact, Benioff was turned down multiple times by some of the biggest venture capital firms in Silicon Valley.<p>"No venture capitalist would give us money. We raised all the …

The One Thing You Should Do After Meeting Anyone New

At 24-years-old, Francis Pedraza is the co-founder and CEO of a venture-backed company, Everest. In addition, he is an advisor to 10 tech companies, each of whom he does hundreds of introductions for in return for equity.<p>It is hard to predict how my Forbes interviews will go. Most top relationships …

William Gibson: I never imagined Facebook

<b>William Gibson (Putnam/Michael O'Shea)</b><p>The brilliant science-fiction novelist who imagined the Web tells Salon how writers missed social media’s rise<p>Michael Schulson<p>November 9, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Even if you've never heard of William Gibson, you're probably familiar with his work. Arguably the most …

The four best short stories about artificial intelligence you need to read

Short stories are stolen moments from a different world, captured and framed in a few thousand words. The best of them capture the emotional depth of full-length novels without requiring proportional investments. They challenge the reader with retellings of real world issues, without losing the …

The 5 Worst Things You Can Say When Pitching For Venture Capital

In my time as a venture capitalist, I’ve received thousands – yes, thousands – of pitches from hopeful entrepreneurs, poised to change the world. Of those initial outreach asks, there’s a large percentage that gets immediately tossed and a whole bunch more that get nixed after our first call or …

TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Apps and Books for Nothing

We’ve got some great free stuff for our dear readers this Friday, to help step up your game in your personal and professional life.<p>Learn to do your best at anything, improve your business development and sales chops, and build your startup career on your own terms with these these three great …

PUMA by MIHARAYASUHIRO MY-57 Pau-Brazil

Consistently blurring the lines between high fashion and sportswear, PUMA by MIHARAYASUHIRO<p>Consistently blurring the lines between high fashion and sportswear, PUMA by MIHARAYASUHIRO premieres the MY-57 Pau-Brazil in your choice of white or black. Seamlessly merging two sneakers into one, each …

Air Jordan Future Premium "Camo"

Next up for the Air Jordan Future silhouette is this Premium “camo” releasing next week. Due to<p>Next up for the Air Jordan Future silhouette is this Premium “camo” releasing next week. Due to release on May 17, this shoe features a mix of black, tan, brown and olive fabric interwoven together to …

Supreme x Vans 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Just as summer approaches, Supreme prepares to release two new styles of the Vans Chukka and Era<p>Just as summer approaches, Supreme prepares to release two new styles of the Vans Chukka and Era silhouettes. Those looking for a higher rise will find it with the chukka with its lightweight profile and …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data<br>• NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches<br>• Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history<br>• NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts …

SOPHNET. 2013 Fall/Winter Lookbook

Rooted in Americana and heritage menswear, SOPHNET. presents its Fall/Winter 2013 lookbook<p>Rooted in Americana and heritage menswear, SOPHNET. presents its Fall/Winter 2013 lookbook following a preliminary look at the forthcoming collection by way of a video teaser. As one might expect, the range is …

Kavinsky featuring The Weeknd - Odd Look (Remix)

With his album Kiss Land set to release this August, Canadian artist The Weeknd has teamed up with<p>With his album <i>Kiss Land</i> set to release this August, Canadian artist The Weeknd has teamed up with electronic music producer Kavinsky on a vocal edit of his “Odd Look” remix. Despite their vastly …

11 Things Android Owners Like To Say To Make iPhone Users Jealous

Each have their own benefits and drawbacks, but there are a few exclusive Android features that iPhone owners simply can't take advantage of right now.<p>And Android owners love to show them off.

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …

How Social Media Moves Consumers From 'Sharing' To 'Purchase'

Vision Critical’s recently published study, <i>From Social to Sale</i> provides some answers to exactly how a company’s social media strategy could be tailored to drive sales. Using interviews from almost 6,000 participants, the company evaluated social media purchasing against participation in Twitter, …

SEO is dead. Long live social media optimisation

Search engine optimisation (SEO) was always a flawed concept. At its worst, it means making web content less engaging for the reader but supposedly …

9FIVE 2013 "RIO" Limited Collection

9FIVE is pleased to introduce the limited edition “RIO” collection. The collection includes a<p>9FIVE is pleased to introduce the limited edition “RIO” collection. The collection includes a special colorway of both the 9FIVE Watson 2 frame and KLS2 frame. Both options feature black handmade acetate …