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Blond is a London based creative studio, they create contemporary products, spaces and digital experiences for a diverse range of brands. Their …

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EDC Card Caddy

Hitch and Timber are rethinking how we carry the things we care about. The leather crafters from Baltimore, Maryland, make this beautifully handmade …

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This action-packed ski video was shot entirely on an iPhone … and it’s incredible

With the advancement of compact camera technology, products like the GoPro have really taken off in terms of use in sports and other action-based activities. While the iPhone has almost always had one of the best mobile cameras, its adoption in those fields has been somewhat behind. Today, however, …

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Meet the YouTube Stars Who Asked Questions at the Democratic Debate

The questions at Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate didn’t just come from TV journalists—a group of YouTube stars also got to put the candidates …

Critics' Choice awards: Mad Max: Fury Road sweeps the ceremony

George Miller wins best director as film takes home nine trophies, boosting its chances at the Oscars where it will compete in 10 categories<p>Australian film-maker George Miller and the stars and crew from Mad Max: Fury Road have blazed their way through one of America’s top awards shows.<p>In a …

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The world is quickly running out of water, new NASA study says

The world is losing groundwater, fast.<p>That is the conclusion of a new study published by researchers at NASA, which drew on satellite data to quantify the stresses on aquifers. The researchers found that over the decade-long study of the 37 major aquifers worldwide, 21 experienced a depletion of …

The hypocrisy of developed-world educational technology proponents

Increasingly, there is a curious trend in America in which the country’s wealthiest, best-educated, most tech-savvy parents work hard and pay good …

Check out This Epic, First Person View Video of a Drone Race

A group of Australians have turned drone racing into an underground sport.<p>Drones are already cool enough as is, but a group in Australia is taking …

Remember When Retired Michael Jordan Came To Bulls Practice And Schooled A Trash-Talking Wing?

“Look around you! What you see when you see around you? Look! Look!”<p>Michael Jordan, schooling second-year wing Corey Benjamin in 1999, was surely alluding to the six championship banners that adorned the Chicago Bulls’ practice facility. Why? The team’s 1998 first-round pick supposedly “talked a …

Wikipedia Available as a Printed Book

The English edition of Wikipedia Encyclopedia contains around 5 million articles and if someone were to print the entire Wikipedia encyclopedia into …

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

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What Muslims around the world eat to break their fast during Ramadan

Iftar—a fast-breaking meal— is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>A traditional Iftar menu comprises fruits, juice, milk, dates and water. The belief is that Prophet Mohammad ate three dates when he broke his fast.<p>However, meals tend to vary from one place to another. For instance, in …

Proof That Kim Kardashian Uses A Ridiculously Ancient Phone

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AT&T Sued For Reducing Speed Of 'Unlimited' Data Plans

The Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that it is suing AT&T for slowing down the data speeds for some customers who thought they were getting an “unlimited” data plan.<p>After some customers exceeded a certain amount of data during a billing cycle, AT&T slowed, or "throttled," the …

Watch Porn Star Nikki Benz Convince Old People Why She Should Be Toronto’s Mayor

Earlier this year, as a variety of Toronto’s most colorful citizens tossed their hats into the ring for the race to replace Rob Ford, no one caught our eyes and hearts more than adult film actress Nikki Benz. Unlike the embattled and recovering (alleged?) substance abuser Ford, Benz claimed that …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

15 best strategy games for Android

Strategy is among the oldest game types in human history. Whether it’s chess, board games, or even some card games, we’ve been playing strategy games since long before there was ever a computer. Strategy games have come a long way, but the basic premise of using your brain to beat your opponents …

Motorola CEO sees Project Ara as the future of Moto Maker customization

At the end of October, Motorola made a surprising announcement: it was working on an open-source initiative called Project Ara that would allow for the creation of modular, customizable smartphone hardware. It's an ambitious and seemingly unlikely project, but Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside says it's …

I'm Never Going To Upgrade My First-Generation iPad — Here's Why

You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.<p>I got the original iPad when it was first released, back in 2010. I didn't really need one then (does anyone really <i>need</i> an iPad?), but it looked cool. And I thought I would use it.<p>Now that the new …

Google's short film examines the science of voice recognition

People used to think it's harder to make computers play chess (or Jeopardy) and do mathematics than it is to make them understand human language. Turns out the opposite is true -- yes, engineers have made great advancements in voice recognition (Siri and Google voice commands are perfect examples), …

BBM Getting Ephemeral Timed Messaging

BlackBerry has announced a new update is a-comin’ to BBM, with a couple of privacy- and control-focused features in tow.<p>The Canadian company is following in the footsteps of numerous messaging apps with an ephemeral ‘timer’ feature, a trend that was popularized in recent years by Snapchat.<p>With the …

iPads in Education: Why iPad?

There have been lots of interesting stories in the news recently about various iPad deployments in education, some good, some bad. Earlier this year our school made a carefully considered decision to deploy iPads to each student on a one to one basis and we are currently in the second phase of our …

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What Is It with Apple’s Grudge Against RAM in Their Mobile Devices?

As always, Apple threw around a mind-boggling number of superlatives at their iPad / Mac event today. The world’s thinnest tablet, the biggest iPhone launch ever, amazing this and incredible that.<p>Two words that did not get a single mention though, in amongst all the big impressive words and …

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Ben Affleck's rugged new Batmobile revealed

Ben Affleck, who will play Batman in the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," is getting a brand new Batmobile -- and it looks pretty awesome.<p>After a series of leaked images from Instagram user amacro13 on Wednesday appeared to show off the Batmobile on the streets of Detroit, director …

Hyperlapse from Instagram: The First iPad Camera App I’m Not Embarrassed To Use

I remember sending an article about Microsoft’s research on Hyper-lapse to a co-worker in early August and lamenting the fact that only Microsoft seemed to have access to the cool tech. Then, lo and behold, Instagram decided to release their own Hyperlapse app last week for both iPhone and …

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11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for just one more week -- until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once again kind enough to allow me to share some more of …