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Meet The Chuck II, The First New Converse All Star Design In 100 Years

But how do you redesign the Coca-Cola of shoes without becoming the New Coke of shoes?<p>Released for the first time in 1917, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is an American design classic. The Chuck’s canvas, star-blazoned silhouette isn’t just iconic, it’s sacrosanct, and for good reason: …

Shoes

Tests reveal Quran manuscript is among oldest in the world, says UK university

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century.<p>Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- …

Archaeology

10 Things Your Bikini Waxer Wants You to Know

Don't book your vacation wax until you've read this.<p>You don't need to be embarrassed, nervous or self-conscious when it comes to getting your bits stripped, but you <i>do</i> need to know what's what to get a safe and smooth wax.<p>Kim Lawless aka 'The Wax Queen' is a waxing expert and trainer with some …

Google's self-driving cars crash 'surprisingly often,' but it's not their fault

Google's self-driving cars have got into quite a few accidents, but they've been caused by human-driven cars crashing into them, not the other way …

The New York Running Studio That Will Get You Marathon-Ready in 8 Weeks

Like a lot of people, I find marathons equal parts intriguing and terrifying. Sure, there’s the sense of accomplishment and the physical and community high you get from running all those miles but then again, there’s running all those miles. As someone who clocks only a few 30-minute runs a week, …

Doppler Labs just raised $17 million to create earbuds that don't play music but let you customize how the world sounds around you — and we gave them a listen

Doppler Labs isn't interested in blocking out all natural noise and pumping prerecorded sound into your ears. The team wants to <i>change</i> the sounds that are coming in. It wants you to customize your sonic world in exactly the way you want.<p>Imagine being able to turn up the bass at a concert, or reduce …

Music Production

For The First Time, Waves Are Adding Power To The U.S. Grid

Hawaii catches a wave<p>The waves of Hawaii are a big draw for tourists and surfers, but now they're also a source of electricity. For the first time in the United States, energy collected from waves is being turned into electricity that is heading onto the grid, and powering homes in Hawaii.<p>The …

Pentagon's vaunted F-35 earns lousy review from test pilot in secret report

How would the military’s new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft fare in a dogfight against an old F-16D fighter? Not well, according to a leaked test pilot report of mock air battles in January between the two aircraft.<p>The test pilot’s report was first reported by the website War is Boring, which …

Military

Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.<p>First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 …

Software

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.<p>Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the …

Sports Cars

Shido bot for Slack lets you outsource tasks to freelancers from within your channel

Shido is the latest product from freelancing marketplace Speedlancer and it works by connecting you with people who can carry out assigned tasks within 4 hours, directly within your Slack channel.<p>Tasks can be anything from data-entry to design or content creation.<p>Speaking about the launch on …

NASA May Use Nukes To Defend Earth From Asteroids

Cue Armageddon soundtrack<p>In 2013, a 60-foot-wide meteor exploded over Russia, and no one saw it coming. The Chelyabinsk impactor was relatively small by interplanetary standards, but the blast injured about 1,500 people and damaged 7,000 buildings. If a larger rock were headed for Earth, how would …

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

Sex and the City

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

Alzheimer's Disease

LinkedIn Designed An Office Employees Will Never Want To Leave

The professional social network now has its own speakeasy.<p>LinkedIn's office is far from what most people might imagine a corporate workspace to be. Gone are the endless rows of cubicles, in are the communal seating arrangements and ample room for employees to kick back and unwind from all the work …

Employment

9 Tips To Win the Bedroom Storage War

While it might seem like a fight, creating a relaxing place for you and your significant other to unwind and get a restful night's sleep isn't as hard as you might think, its all about breaking tradition and figuring out what works for you. Here our favorite pro tips to get your started.<p><b>1. Go big,</b> …

Interior Design

2 Single Bedroom Apartment Designs Under 75 square meters (With Floor Plans)

• 1 |<br>• Architect: Dmitriy Kurganov<p>The first apartment comes from architect Dmitriy Kurganov and was designed for a young man with an affinity for dark …

Why Is No One Using Lube?! A Manifesto

I am flat-out asking you, as a favor to yourself, to read this article.<p>I know exactly what you're thinking: "Why do I need to use lube if my body self-lubricates?" Because I say so, that's why.<p>Okay, fine. You don't <i>need</i> to use lube<i>,</i> but it's the key to orgasming practically every time you have sex …

Quiksilver designed a wetsuit that looks like an actual suit

For when you need to combine business and surfing<p>If you're a surfer, and you love the feel of salty sea mist on your skin, and the threatening billow of a forming wave, and the rush of gliding on water, but your preferred look is business formal, I've got good news for you. Quiksilver in Japan and …

Wetsuits

Celebrate Hubble's 25th Birthday With 26 Of Its Most Gorgeous Images

A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them<p>Twenty-five years ago today, Hubble launched into space, nestled in the bay of the Space Shuttle <i>Discovery</i>. Over those years, the space telescope produced the most inspiring images of the cosmos we humans had ever seen.<p>A great many of …

Google is making a giant change this week that could crush millions of small businesses

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>About 60% of online traffic now comes from mobile …

SEO

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

Terrifying Photo of an Angry Lion Just Moments Before it Charged

Naturalist and photographer Atif Saeed risked the wrath of a lion to capture this spectacular shot of the big cat snarling angrily just moments before he rushed at the photographer. Titled <i>The Ghost and the Darkness</i>, the photo has an incredible backstory behind it.<p>According to Saeed, he had been …

Photography

15 Smart Solutions for That Awkward Space Above Your Cabinets

...and none of them are "gather dust."<p>If you've got a gap between your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling, you've likely spent time cursing your architect. But some good news: There are some stylish ways to tackle this forgotten spot.

Spring cleaning: Apps for getting stuff done

Getting stuff done isn’t always easy. Whether you’re procrastinating a bit too much, or forgetting about tasks altogether, it might be time to try out a productivity app on your Android or iOS device.<p>Spring cleaning can become a relatively involved process. That's because you're usually adding …

Apps

Editors’ Picks: 14 Favorite Storage Solutions in Our Own Homes

Display or stow? Most of us have so much stuff crowding our lives that finding perfect places for the basics–from toothbrushes to tote bags to …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Apps

TechMeAbroad Is A Job Board Where Foreign Devs Can Find Skill-Seeking Startups

TechMeAbroad is a tech jobs startup specifically for developers looking to find work abroad — be it in Silicon Valley or elsewhere — helping them find companies happy to sponsor work visas in order to fill their tech vacancies.<p>Founder Julien Barbier is banking on the increasing global demand for …

Silicon Valley

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Marketing