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What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Banksy on One World Trade: “It Looks Like Something They Would Build in Canada” and 10 Other Insults

Well! Apparently during downtime from blanketing New York in his designs and otherwise creating commotion, Banksy decided to write an op-ed. He submitted a piece to the<i>New York Times</i> concerning his displeasure for the design of the new World Trade Center building, which the paper ultimately vetoed, …

La Brea Tar Pits Celebrates 100 Years of Miserable Field Trips!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the La Brea tar pits, an archaeological site whose proximity to Los Angeles County elementary schools makes it so much more than just a dinosaur grave. La Brea is a field-trip destination whose restrooms and picnic-lunch areas have seen innumerable first …

The Oculus Rift will scare you s***less, take you to space, and redefine gaming’s future

Many of you have heard — and seen — the buzz centered on Oculus VR’s head-mounted display, the Rift. The upcoming wonder goggles enable players to enjoy PC gaming with unprecedented immersion. And even though the technology is still nascent, developers have openly embraced it, constantly finding …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Photography

Hybrid solar eclipse on November 3

Much of the world can see at least a partial solar eclipse on Sunday, November 3. From North America’s east coast, the eclipse will be in progress at …

Solar Eclipse

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …