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Artists Cover A Chinese Street In 13 Tons Of Candy

Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern China, with 13 tons of candy.<p>The 14,000-square-foot candy carpet blooms with sugary images of …

Taiwan invites lovers to new 'sex-themed' park

Spread across a 60km coastal stretch on the southern part of the island, the “Romantic Boulevard” will feature various love-themed structures and spaces including a glass church, heart-shaped arches and a “kinky” outdoor park displaying erotic sculptures of people or animals in “various lovemaking …

'New 3DS' Cover Plates Nice Addition But Not Essential

While the furor over the lack of plans to release the New 3DS (non XL version) in the States continues, what are families really missing out on?<p>The new version of Nintendo's 3DS handheld will arrive in Europe and the States on 13th February. However, while Europe gets a choice between the New 3DS …

National Geographic Travel

This List Of 2014’s Worst Passwords, Including ‘123456,’ Is Embarrassing

The year 2014, in many respects, was all about digital security. It wasn’t just tech pundits or early adopters who were victimized – Snapchat, Target, and Sony Entertainment all showed us that no one is immune. And don’t get me started on the NSA. It’s our responsibility as internet explorers to …

Mathematics

Can Candide Thovex's new ski video be real?

Candide Thovex, the French professional skier, invites us along for the ride as he explores the slopes, tunnels and cafés of Val Blanc – and the results are out of this world (make sure you watch to the end)<p>We might all start the morning as French pro skier Candide Thovex does – with a cup of …

Your call is important to Google: A YouTube horror story

Early in October, my AdSense account was banned for “invalid click activity.”<p>AdSense — a service run by Google — is the primary means of making money on YouTube. "Invalid click activity" means that either some jerk clicked an ad a bunch of times, or maybe put a clickbot on me to wreck my account. …

Having your laptop stolen is traumatic. Here's what I learned

According to research, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds – but how prepared are you for what comes next?<p>Last Tuesday after work, I headed to a bar in Kings Cross with a couple of colleagues, slung my rucksack on the table next to us, and spent a pleasant hour brainstorming feature ideas. When I …

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New Portraits of Solitary Superheroes Finding Peace in Nature

Paris-based photographer Benoit Lapray reveals the hidden lives of superheroes in <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>, a series that depicts quiet moments of reflection set against stunning natural backdrops. After the success of his first batch of lonely superhero portraits, which we shared in 2014, Lapray …

The Nintendo 3DS Hatsune Miku game launches in May

The Nintendo 3DS Hatsune Miku game launches on 29th May 2015 in Europe in shops and as a download via the eShop, Sega has announced.<p>It's the first …

The new Nintendo 3DS XL handles like a dream

The New Nintendo 3DS XL is launching in about a month, on Feb. 13. At a recent preview event for the new hardware, I was able to get hands-on time with the unit, while playing new builds of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D</i> and <i>Code Name: STEAM</i>.<p>The most obvious thing about the new unit is its …

New 'choose your own adventure' comes alive on Twitter

A "choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) game played via Twitter has taken off in the last few days, enjoying thousands of retweets as well as positive coverage in The Guardian.<p>The short game, which begins on Twitter page "A Dreadful Start" offers players binary options, linking to other Twitter …

'New 3DS XL' North American Launch Date Announced

Nintendo is releasing the oddly (if aptly) named New 3DS XL in North America next month.<p>The handheld hits shelves February 13th.<p>Nintendo’s overhauled handheld console improves upon the original 3DS in just about every way without actually being a new system.<p>Perhaps most notable is its eye-tracking …

A game about gardening, cute deer and dating multiple people

This weekend, I had the opportunity to check out the games made at GXDev, a game jam event hosted by the same folks who run GX, or GaymerX. [<i>Disclosure: Both Matt Conn and Toni Rocca, the CEO and president of the organization, respectively, are personal acquaintances of mine, and I spoke briefly at</i> …

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Architecture

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Five things to do this weekend

by Jessica Anais Rach | 10 07 2013<p>With the promise of another sweltering weekend ahead, we look at things to do to make the most of the glorious (for …

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Spectacular High-Speed Photography Captures Light Bulbs Exploding

Photographer Jon Smith captures the precise moment when a light bulb shatters, but that's not all. He fills his light bulbs with materials ranging from glitter to oil pastels, creating a full and satisfying explosion photo that will make you look twice. Jon got his start into high speed photography …

Light Bulbs

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

More Than Half Of American Public Schoolchildren Now Live In Poverty: Study

For the first time, more than half of U.S. public school students live in low-income households, according to a new analysis from the Southern Education Foundation.<p>Overall, 51 percent of U.S. schoolchildren came from low-income households in 2013, according to the foundation, which analyzed data …

Education

After criticism from Microsoft, Google reveals more Windows security problems

Google's done it again.<p>Early this week, Microsoft was publicly displeased with Google for revealing a Windows security hole that would allow hackers …

For 15 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning #photographer @VincentLaforet has been participating in #aerial photo missions around the world, and yet, he's never felt as vulnerable as he did on Nov. 8, 2014, harnessed into a helicopter 7,500-feet above #NewYorkCity. Click the link in our profile to see more of Laforet’s high-flying adventure. #NYC (Image: Vincent Laforet)

15 Creative Long Exposures Capture a World Unseen

Firefly trails. Fireworks that look like balloons. These are just some of the long exposure photos we've seen over the years that opened us up to a whole new world. Today we're taking a look at 15 photos that took long exposure to a whole new level. These photos captured movement unseen by the …

Photography

This Is The Best Chromebook You Can Buy

A Chromebook is a relatively new type of computer. It doesn't run on Windows or OS X, but rather Google's Chrome operating system. Google's software is very basic, and it's meant to be used while connected to the Internet.<p>So if you're the type of person that really only uses a laptop for checking …

Consumer Tech

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Go slow: how to do less and take in more on holiday

Photograph: PR<p>Cortijada Loz Gazquez, Andalucía<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/16/1421417466140/46165dea-5e8a-4f07-8afe-8fa471bc0dd3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Cortijada Loz Gazquez, …

PlayBox Mod Combines Xbox One And PS4 Into A Single Laptop

One of the hardest decisions for gamers is whether to buy an Xbox One or a Playstation 4. What if you could have both and carry them around as if it were a laptop? Eddie Zarick, a firefighter from Fort Myers, Florida, has successfully combined an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 into a single Vizio …