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Albuquerque Balloon Festival: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

Destroying the Decepticon in My Living Room - Cutting Cable TV's $1K Umbilical Cord

My new rabbit ears...<p>Our electric bill had jumped so much, I thought maybe three or four neighbors had run extension cords off the back of my garage. We walked all around the house, examining every outlet, toaster, stereo and toothbrush charger--right past the culprit hiding in plain sight. We were …

Living Rooms

Why does ice cream give you ‘brain freeze’?

Delicious frozen desserts come with a sting in their tail. But why?<p>One of the most mind-numbing types of headache comes from one of the greatest desserts ever invented. By some estimates, as many as one in three people suffer from “ice cream headaches” or “brain freeze,” as the phenomenon is …

Dessert

Apple iPad mini 4 unboxing and comparison [Video]

This wasn’t discussed much in the official announcement, but the iPad mini 4 is a pretty nice step above its predecessor with enhancements in a few key areas that definitely make a difference. The major things you need to know about with this iPad mostly falls in line with Apple’s upgrade patterns: …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Photography

8 essential musical acts of the '70s

<i>Learn more about the music of the 1970s in the season finale of "The Seventies,"</i> which airs Thursday, August 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The 1970s had some terrible songs. We're looking at you, "Muskrat Love," "You Light Up My Life" and "Disco Duck," among other appalling tunes that somehow …

1970s

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Sculpture

Why We Laugh—or Do We?

(LET’S GET THIS THING SETTLED, MR. EASTMAN)<p>In order to laugh at something, it is necessary (1) to know <i>what</i> you are laughing at, (2) to know <i>why</i> you are laughing, (3) to ask some people why <i>they</i> think you are laughing, (4) to jot down a few notes, (5) to laugh. Even then, the thing may not be cleared …

Horse Racing

Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Researchers from MIT have created a 3D printer that is able to create objects out of glass.<p>Once the basics for 3D-printer technology were established with plastic filament, the next step was experimenting with a variety of materials, which sees us pretty much smack-bang where we are now. Metal, …

3D Printing

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Ancient History

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

Labor Day

These Gorgeous Photos Get You Up And Close And Personal With Bees Before They’re Gone

Excuse me, bee, you’ve got a little pollen on your face.<p>For 10 days–almost without sleeping–Sam Droege did nothing but take incredibly detailed photos of bees.<p>Each fuzzy hair, and sometimes a tiny scrap of pollen, is clearly visible, using a technique that stitches together dozens of extreme …

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

San Francisco Bay Area

Patrick Demarchelier Retrospective at Christie's: Pictures of

If you aren't familiar with the name Patrick Demarchelier, you are certainly well versed in his work.<p>As one of the world's most in-demand fashion photographers, Demarchelier is famous for his snaps of supermodels that have appeared in <i>Vogue</i>, *Vanity Fair *, and of course, <i>Glamour</i>. To be photographed …

Hamptons

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

#IStandWithAhmed Hashtag Protests Arrest of 9th Grader Who Brought Clock to School

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Protest

Ad blockers rule the top of Apple download charts

<i>Update Friday, September 18 11 a.m.:</i> Peace developer Marco Arment has now pulled the app from the Apple store because of his new misgivings about the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple won a battle in its ongoing legal war against Samsung.</b> An appeals court rejected a previous decision not to ban Samsung devices which infringed on three of Apple's patents.<p><b>2. There are more leaked photos of the upcoming BlackBerry phone that runs on Android.</b> It features a slide-out …

Samsung

2nd gen Chromecast details leaked

A rather major Chromecast update is in the works, according to leaked documents seen by <i>9to5Google.</i> The refresh looks set bring some improved hardware and all new features to Google’s miniature streaming platform.<p>Starting with the second generation Chromecast hardware, the biggest change looks to be …

Chromecast

A look at the evolution of modern video game controllers

If anything's kept pace with how video games have changed over the years, it's how we interact with them. Our biggest touchpoint with virtual worlds is the gamepad and -- akin to how games themselves have evolved from simple 2D affairs into 100-hour-long labyrinths in three dimensions -- …

Gaming

iPhone and iPad users report severe motion sickness while using iOS 7

Apple's new design style in iOS 7 has had plenty of detractors, but some may have genuine cause for complaint: the zooming and parallax animations across the new operating system have been giving some users bad cases of motion sickness. "The zoom animations ... are literally making me nauseous and …

Stephen Hawking: Brains Could Be Copied To Computers To Allow Life After Death

Could your brain keep on living even after your body dies? Sounds like science fiction, but celebrated theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking recently suggested that technology could make it possible.<p>"I think the brain is like a program in the mind, which is like a computer," Hawking said last week …

Sorry Guys, but Samsung Already Had a Gold Phone First

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>is making fun of Samsung this morning for blatantly copying Apple's winning strategy — releasing a …