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How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research. Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end …

Google Search

Behance

13 Tenets Of User Experience

In my career as a user experience professional, part of my purpose has always been to help push our profession forward. And I’ve had the great …

Here’s what to expect from augmented reality in 2014

Like mobile payments, augmented reality apps have so far been the type of thing that’s great in theory, less great in execution.<p>2013, however, might have turned that around. Or at least that’s what Ambarish Mitra, cofounder and CEO of augmented reality company Blippar, argues. With devices like …

Facebook Privacy Tips

The good news: Birnholtz’s study also found that people who were more familiar with Facebook’s features, like how to manipulate privacy settings, weren’t as shaken by unseemly photos of themselves. Here are four Facebook tips to protect your privacy—and dignity.<p><b>1. Approve photos and posts you’re</b> …

The 17 Most Amazing User Interfaces Of The Year

See more of the year’s best design: <br>Essays <br>Branding <br>Apps <br>Houses <br>Books <br>Art <br>Photo Essays <br>Advice <br>Video Games <br>Videos<p>The iPhone is fantastic, but there’s a future waiting for us beyond touchscreens. It’s a place where bits and bricks combine, where the ethereal digital world becomes corporeal, where we …

Amazing

Infographic: If Social Networks Were Megacities

What would all of our online friends look like, if organized into physical cities? Let’s just say there would be a lot more urban density.<p>You have friends, followers, likes, and shares, depicted in icons, avatars, notifications, and numbers. But what would social networks look like if you could …

Stack Overflow

Extraordinary Illustrations by HR-FM

Searching for good inspiration for you guys I ran into the extraordinary work of Japanese artist HR-FM (that's his artistic nickname. His real name …

Inspiration

The 21 Best Infographics Of 2013

One of the basic laws of quantum mechanics is that information can never entirely be lost, only assume other forms. One of the most exciting forms information can take is that of the infographic, and over the past 12 months, Co.Design has covered some of the prettiest, most innovative design …

Infographics

Here's a first look at the Tesla statue in Palo Alto

A statue of famed scientists Nikola Tesla is being unveiled today in Palo Alto after the successful completion of a six-figure Kickstarter campaign.<p>Here’s a first look at the seven-foot-tall monument, which is equipped with free Wi-Fi and a time capsule to be opened in 2043:<p>Gallery: Gallery<p><i>Image</i> …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

10 Affordable 3D Printers You Can Get Right Now

When 3D printers was first introduced, it was a marvel everyone wanted a piece of. The problem was, not everyone could afford the hefty price tag it …

3D Printing

DIY LED Photography Lights Tutorial @Raspberrypi

Scott Gibson from The Great Geekery was looking for photography lights for a photo booth project for his friend’s wedding. When he realized how expensive they are, he decided to build his own. Check out the tutorial here and try it yourself!<p><i>The photo booth I’m building runs on a raspberry pi embedded computer. Attached to the raspberry pi is a PCA8685 I2C PWM driver. Adafruit sells a nice breakout board to make wiring it up easy. This way the photobooth control software can simply set the</i> …

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Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps | Ars Technica

Like a super strain of bacteria, the rootkit plaguing Dragos Ruiu is omnipotent.<p>Three years ago, security consultant Dragos Ruiu was in his lab when …

3D Printing Enters the Bronze Age at Shapeways - Shapeways Magazine

Programmable Gaming Hardware

The Replay Board<p>The Replay board is a high quality base platform for the development and usage of “cores“.<p>A core can be thought of as a hardware …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

Notorious Baldies by Mr. Peruca

Mr. Peruca is a Brazilian illustrator, designer and art director based in London. He created a series of iconic and famous characters representing by …

Graphic Design

The Beauty of Death: Catacomb Saints Photographed by Paul Koudounaris | Colossal

<p>In 1578 word spread of the discovery in Rome of a network of underground tombs containing the remains of thousands of early Christian martyrs. Many …

Hyperrealistic Paintings of a Woman Covered in Paint

<i>The Mess of Emotion</i> is an expressive series of hyperrealistic oil paintings by Korean artist Rim Lee that features a woman covered in thick, acrylic paints. The artist's work is a combination of performance, photography, and painting. Lee herself plays with pigments as the model for her photos, …

Art

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Caleb Charland's Spooky Skull Camera

Maine-based artist Caleb Charland has honed his skills in experimental photography over the years, without the aid of Photoshop, to create his spectacular visual effects. Instead, the experienced photographer relies on a more analog approach, utilizing the power of multiple exposures. There's a …

Photography

The Battle for Power on the Internet

Distributed citizen groups and nimble hackers once had the edge. Now governments and corporations are catching up. Who will dominate in the decades ahead?<p>We’re in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as …