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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 …

Why Google And Others See A Future With Driverless Cars

October had proven to be a busy month in the driverless car arena. While Nissan Motor Company unveiled its new Autonomous Drive Leaf electric car at CEATEC in Japan, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced his company is working on a self-driving vehicle that could be available within the next three …

Apple’s Inspiration For The iPod? Bang & Olufsen, Not Braun

Many believe Dieter Rams’s T3 pocket radio informed the first iPod design. But Apple’s inspiration for the music player’s wheel navigation actually came from a different source.<p><i>Apple has discontinued the iPod classic. Here’s a story from November 2013 on the device’s unexpected design</i> …

Bang & Olufsen

Samsung's 2014 phones will have nearly double the pixels

To be joined by foldable displays in 2016<p>It's time to start getting used to discussing WQHD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, in relation to smartphones. Samsung's Analyst Day gathering today shed some light on the company's future plans, and the display category was highlighted by the promise of …

4K: What It Is And How Will It Affect You

The next big push as far as home TV, movie and gaming experiences are concerned is all about 4K.<p>TV manufacturers such as Samsung and Sharp have 4K-capable models lining the latest trade show stands, Netflix has in the last few days been testing 4K movie streaming and it’s even the latest buzz-word …

Graceful Photo Shoot Staged Completely Underwater

<i>The Flood</i> is a captivating series by Belgium-based photographer Harry Fayt that features Belgian soul singer Typhene Barrow immersed in an underwater world. Everything from a couch and coffee table to a chandelier and piano is submerged in Fayt's surreal, alternate universe, presenting a beautiful …

Soul Music

2020 Olympics Likely To Go To Madrid: Source

NEW YORK -- Just three days before the International Olympic Committee is expected to decide which city will host the Summer Games in 2020, an expert familiar with the organization told The Huffington Post Wednesday evening that it seems increasingly likely the IOC will choose the Spanish capital …

From “Can We Talk?” to a Coffee-Table Mishap — The Inside Story of Microsoft’s Nokia Deal

SARI GUSTAFSSON/AFP/Getty Images<br>Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa shake on the $7 billion deal.<p><i>“Can we talk?”</i><p>That’s what …

Dell Investors Unite to Offer Alternative to Company Buyout

Dell shareholders Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management has clubbed together to propose an alternative solution to the buyout of the computer firm.<p>According to both CNBC and the Wall Street Journal, the sides are collaborating to propose a $12 per share cash and finance deal to buy the …