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'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland

Embankment to be searched with thermal imaging cameras to verify existence of possible cargo of stolen gold and artworks<p>Engineers are set to start surveying a railway embankment in south-western Poland to establish how to dig out a “gold train” that is thought to have been buried there in the dying …

Imaging

James Bond Movie Theme Songs, Ranked Worst to Best

From A-Ha to Adele, breaking down the franchise's legendary (and legendarily bad) opening numbers<p>James Bond movie theme songs are the cinematic …

Greatest fonts countdown: 50 – Fugue

FontShop AG, the renowned type foundry, conducted a survey based on historical relevance, sales at FontShop.com, and aesthetic quality. With a few …

Typography

Do You Code? You Should Try This Font

Monoid is a new programming typeface designed to be clean, uniform, and precise, just like good code.<p>Coders look for different things in a typeface than normal people do. While most of us choose a font for the character it imparts to our words (Baskerville for authority, Comic Sans for playfulness, …

Typography

Comic Sans is a ‘misunderstood child’: What your font says about your personality

It’s not just what you write, it’s how you write it — and what font you use. We asked a bunch of top-notch designers to tell us what type of …

Typography

Celebrity portraits are haunting when shot on an old tintype camera

In 2014, portrait photographer Victoria Will arrived at Sundance Film Festival for the fourth time in her career with the intent of trying something …

Don’t call them phablets, just call them the fastest growing connected device segment

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Whether you love or hate the term “phablet,” there’s no denying these larger phones are catching on with mainstream consumers. …

Learn How to Save Your Selfies from Hackers in 1 Easy Step

You may not be Jennifer Lawrence, but nobody wants their selfies — nude or otherwise — leaked on the Internet. It’s not foolproof, but there is one …

E-Mail

How to protect yourself against hackers (or at least make it difficult for them)

There is nothing, hardware or software, that is unhackable.<p>Let’s get that out of the way right off the bat. If a hacker — a real hacker, not someone with a set of easily available hacking tools — really wants your information, they will get it. The same can be said for the NSA or any other …

What if the iWatch’s design is based on the iPhone 6? (Gallery)

We now know that “Switzerland is in trouble” thanks to Apple design head Jony Ive, but what exactly will the Apple wearable look like? Nobody has been able to provide a good feel (yet) of the appearance, but a new concept by designer Martin Hajek points us into a potentially solid direction: a …

How Much Does Color Define A Logo?

Graphic designer Paula Rupolo swapped the colors of competing brands’ logos. Blue Coke, anyone?<p>Seeing a logo that’s been in your life for years all-of-a-sudden rendered in different colors can be as jarring as a friend’s sudden dye job. They just don’t look like themselves. And if they just don’t …

Graphic Design

Nine uses for a burqa … that don't involve bashing them

With the escape of Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, the burqa's getting a bad press. Here's some top tips to rejuvenate the black onesie's image<p>Yes, the burqa-bashing season is upon us yet again. The latest catalyst is a terror suspect-turned-transvestite who entered a London mosque in "western clothing" …

Video: New Super-Waterproof Material Makes Water Drops Bounce Off

Nanocones make surfaces more hydrophobic than ever before.<p>Is that a rubber ball making its way down a two-by-four? No, it's actually a drop of water hitting a strip of experimental material that's so water-resistant, it makes drops bounce.<p>The video above comes from the work of a team of materials …

Engineering

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

E.coli

Vertu unveils its Constellation smartphone for those with a spare €4,900 - Pocket-lint

Vertu, the English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, has today unveiled its Constellation smartphone.<p>The €4,900 (£4,131) Constellation features a …

Gear & Gadgets

Vertu's new Constellation is its second Android phone, and you still can't afford it

With the Ti liberating Vertu from the Symbian shackles, it was only a matter of time before the luxury phone maker released its second Android device. The Constellation, as it's called (instead of "Constellation V" as listed by the FCC), takes a small but bold step away from Vertu's usual design …

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

Architecture

Maternity Photography - 7 Tips for Taking Great Shots

7 tips toward capturing creative maternity photography. How to capture beautiful maternity photos with your camera.