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The Week in Review: Awards Season Is ON

Inside Flipboard / January 17, 2014<p>The Golden Globes last Sunday kicked off an intense stretch celebrating the best in entertainment. Next up, …

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

We All Have at Least Three Eyes—One Inside the Head

The pineal gland in the human brain has the structure of an eye. It has cells that act as light receptors, as the retina does. It has a structure …

Why we want to spend the rest of our lives on Mars

Since its announcement in May 2012, the Mars One project hasn't had an easy ride. Critics have questioned all aspects, from the technical feasibility to its funding model. But recent developments from the project seem to be bringing the goal of starting a human colony on Mars by 2025 a little …

Quiet, please! Grunting tennis players are simply cheating

Hooray for Li Na, whose defeat of Maria Sharapova yesterday guarantees that there will be relative quiet from at least one end of the court in the …

From Ashes To Ashes To Diamonds: A Way To Treasure The Dead

<b>Listen · 3:00</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Diamonds are supposed to be a girl's best friend. Now, they might also be her mother, father or grandmother.<p>Swiss company Algordanza takes cremated human remains and — under high heat and pressure that mimic conditions deep within the Earth — …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post (Part 2)

A couple of months ago, <i>The Creators Project</i> and post-processing guru Joe Fellows teamed up to show you how to turn stills into ‘2.5D’ animated …

9 Righteous Red Lips: Choosing Which Shade is Right for Your Skintone

<i>Of course</i> one of the most classic beauty looks <i>has</i> to be one of the hardest to master! We’re talking about the bold, yet totally timeless red lip. And seeing as red is the hue of choice this month (hello Valentine’s Day!) we think there’s no better time than now to learn how to nail the look. We …

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Someone Has Made an App That Changes the Sound of Music Based on the Colours Around You

How “Sadly By Your Side” Is creating infinite musical possibilities.<p>If, like everyone in the world, you’ve ever listened to your new favourite song on an endless loop, it can start to get a bit boring. The drums begin to sound the same, the melody no longer creates that funny feeling in your …

Maybe Next Game: A Nintendo Controller Promise Ring

<i>That's not what a Nintendo controller's plug looks like!</i><p>This is the Nintendo controller promise ring designed by Paul Michael Design (of Wonder …

Valve Expects Virtual Reality To Be Awesome Within 2 Years

Virtual Reality is coming. As in, actual, good, user-friendly virtual reality. The stuff sci-fi has promised us for decades.<p>Don’t take my word for it. Valve — easily one of the most revered and admired companies in gaming — has gone deep on virtual reality R&D, and they believe that amazing, …

Fridge caught sending spam emails in botnet attack

<b>In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails.</b><p>With the …

McDonald's Meal Holder From Down Under (PHOTOS)

It may be that necessity is the mother of invention, but surely that's not what spawned this meal-holder "condo" idea depicted on McDonald's New Zealand Facebook page. This makes KFC's new "Go Cup" look like a shanty.<p>Designed to rest on top of a drink, the elaborate construction encases a burger in …

A Conversation with Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung's written a book and a lot of it has to do with musicians and style, so we grabbed some lunch and discussed the looks of Cher, Tina T, and France Gall—plus EDM, molly, and Miley.<p><i>Selfie.</i><p>I like Alexa Chung. Most people I know like her too for reasons which have been documented in every …