Helmut Watterott

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The Dark Side Of Facebook, Where People Lie, Steal, And Make Millions

"Bro."<p>The message had been sent by someone who wasn't his friend on the social network, someone using the alias "Anthony.*" It was a name Fyk had come to know and dread.<p>Minutes later, the traffic on his website, FunnierPics.net, nosedived. Google Analytics showed the number of active readers drop …

Social Media

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

Newest NERF blaster has baked in camera for capturing your foam firefights

Honestly, who cares about CES? It's always the same parade of TVs and in-dash infotainment systems that only a very small portion of the population is going to buy. The good stuff -- the <i>really</i> good stuff -- is at Toy Fair. Every year, Hasbro brings its A-game to the convention, and 2014 is no …

A 1:60-Scale Boeing 777 Built Entirely from Paper Manilla Folders by Luca Iaconi-Stewart | Colossal

<p>Inspired by high school architecture class where he was assigned to create simple paper models using cut paper manilla folders, San Francisco-based …

Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

Kano simplifies Raspberry Pi, smashes Kickstarter target

Kano has developed a kit comprised of a<p>Raspberry Pi and various other components to allow anyone to build a computer in around an hour.<p>The Kano kit …

Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

by Laura Feinstein<p>One of the most iconic symbols of luxury in South Africa, the famous Blue Train line has spent the last 67 years taking visitors on an adventure through the country’s stunning and diverse scenery. Starting in Pretoria, the Blue Train travels through a range of backdrops—from the …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Carlos Burle at Nazaré: the biggest wave ever surfed? - in pictures

Nazaré on the Atlantic coast of Portugal has become a legendary spot in the world of big wave surfing. Brazillian Carlos Burle headed to Praia do Norte and rode what has been called the largest wave ever. We bring you the best images from this astonishing feat

17 Sites for Web Design Inspiration

Now that anyone can learn to code, and probably <i>should</i>, web design and development are becoming more and more personal in both approach and learning …

Model Cars Look Life-Sized Through Forced Perspectives

Model maker and photographer Michael Paul Smith has expertly combined his two crafts to create a series of images that make his intricate model cars look like life-sized vehicles on the road. The multifaceted artist, who has been handcrafting scale models for over 25 years, cleverly uses forced …

A male hoopoe gives his mate a courtship gift, as captured by award-winning photographer and environmental biologist Grzegorz Lesniewski From our gallery of WildPhotos2013: http://gu.com/p/3jec4/tw

ASOS: Social media advice for small businesses

<i>For many small businesses social media is a step into the unknown. If done properly it can build brand awareness and your customer base, which in</i> …

D-CAN: A futuristic cylindrical camera

October 10, 2013 /Photography News/ Why do our cameras all resemble a box with a lens on the front? The answer is film.<p>Due to digital technology, …

Inequality: how wealth is distributed in the UK - watch our animated video here: http://gu.com/p/3jax4/tw (via Comment is free)

Researchers Build A Particle Accelerator On A Chip

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a cool innovation that could make particle accelerators much smaller than they are today. Using a laser, they successfully accelerated electrons in a chip about 3 mm long. These findings have been published in <i>Nature.</i><p>Particle …

When's the best time to post to Facebook? According to data from Buffer, Thursday and Friday are the best days for engagement. Here, more data from the company's research: http://f-st.co/nLNDgAH

On the Red Couch with Ford's Social Media Chief Scott Monty

On the Red Couch with Ford’s Social Media Chief Scott Monty<p>Inside Flipboard / September 27, 2013<p><i>For the last few years, the Ford Motor Company has</i> …

Beunit Corporate Identity by kreujemy.to

Modern Corporate Design.<p>The Polish branding and graphic design studio kreujemy.to was commissioned to create the corporate identity for Beunit, a …

Graphic Design

The “Breaking Bad” school

THERE are obvious reasons for watching “Breaking Bad”: for once the Hollywood hype surrounding the television series is justified. But there is also …

Work-life Balance

New Camera Tech Combines Ultra-Wide View with Fine Detail Capture

Researchers at the University of California-San Diego are fine-tuning some new tiny camera technology that could dramatically boost the detail and …

Google introduces the biggest algorithm change in three years

Marking Google's 15th birthday, Hummingbird is the biggest change to the inner workings of the world's most popular search engine since Google's "Caffeine" update in 2010, which sped up Google's indexing of sites and delivery of search results.<p>The Hummingbird update focuses more on Google's …