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Stunning Home Interiors by the Designer Behind Instagram’s First Office

Lauren Geremia is widely known as the go-to designer for startup offices in the Bay Area. In recent years, she has put her mark on some of the biggest tech startup offices in the U.S.: Dropbox, Instagram, Hightail, and Lumosity, among others. Though this wasn’t always her plan. Geremia graduated …

PSA: Not all Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge cameras are the same, both Sony and Samsung sensors being used

Yesterday, a report suggested we might see noticeably different performance from the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) between the Exynos and Snapdragon-equipped Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge models. Now it seems we might see a slight difference in camera performance too. A thread on <i>XDA Developers</i> …

Tesla owner fined for electric car 'producing more emissions than a Range Rover'

<b>UPDATE</b>: <i>Tesla has issued a lengthy statement on this, which you can read at the bottom of the article.</i><p>A Tesla Model S owner has been fined £7,600 …

Goodyear's New Tires are Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

Mind-blowing.<p>The tire of the future is a ball. An unbelievably sophisticated, nature-inspired, magnetic-levitation-infused ball. Goodyear just revealed its vision for a concept tire that's intended for the self-driving car of tomorrow. It's called Eagle-360, and it's totally round.<p>Why put a car on …

High-speed Rail

SpaceX Falcon 9 Landing On Drone Barge Fails Again

Over the weekend, SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket to deliver satellites to space for its customers. The launch was successful and the payload was …

Is binge-watching bad for your mental health?

Our research shows that binge-watchers are more likely to report higher stress, anxiety and depression. What we don’t know yet is whether the link is causal<p>With the release of the fourth season of House of Cards, all 13 episodes are available for Netflix subscribers. Some fans might space each …

Binge-Watching

10. Special 'Vision Modes'

On the face of things, the video game industry is powering on - thundering forward even, with an unprecedented level of mainstream success. Graphics …

Batman: Arkham

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Consumer Tech

The Importance of Angles

The hairs on the back of your neck rise to attention; the crashing of waves pierce the air; the cacophony rises to a mind blowing crescendo, and you brace for the weight of the water coming directly at you. The moment expires, you are merely sitting on your couch, a magazine open in your hands. For …

Photography

These New "Smart Sheets" Will Forever Change How You Make Your Bed

Your morning routine just got a whole lot easier.<p>We all tend to toss and turn in our sleep, which only ends up creating a tangled mess of our flat sheets by dawn. So if you've spent countless mornings struggling to smooth out the sheets that inevitably end up in a ball at the foot of the bed, …

2017 Maserati Levante, 2016 McLaren 675LT, 1,000-HP Hellcats: This Week’s Top Photos

Tired of having to opt for the Germans when looking for a luxury SUV with some serious performance? Well, Maserati may soon become your go-to brand …

Auto Shows

10 Hybrid Cars Giving the New Toyota Prius a Run for Its Money

Editors' Pick: Originally published Feb. 16.<p>Even in the age of Tesla and the electric car, a revamped Toyota Prius is still a big deal.<p>Sure, maybe …

Electric Vehicles

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge – Hands-on with Samsung’s latest stunning flagships [Video]

Earlier this evening, Samsung finally took the wraps off its next generation Galaxy S-series smartphones. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge take what was great about the previous year’s flagships, and improve areas which needed it. In some ways, even going back to features we’ve missed.<p>The Galaxy S7 is the …

Uber driver suspected in shootings in Mich. that kill six

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Jason Brian Dalton had been driving for mobile ride company Uber for only a short time, according to his own account, but he was already alarming passengers. Late Saturday afternoon, he picked up a customer for a short ride; passenger Matthew Mellen said that Dalton’s reckless …

Crime

SEO Has Evolved To Search 'Experience' Optimization

The last few years, search engines such as Google, Bing, and even Apple, have been upgrading their algorithms and machine learning processes to account for the end-user’s experience. But, since their algorithms are built upon the work completed by automated crawling bots (pieces of software that …

SEO

Mondo is a smarter debit card – and it could replace your bank

Every time I’ve used my debit card to buy something or withdraw cash from an ATM over the past couple of weeks, my Apple Watch has instantly buzzed to give me a running total of how much I’ve spent so far that day.<p>It feels like I’m living in the future of money management – and maybe I am. I’ve …

Banking

Kanye West claims to be $53m in debt, and asks Mark Zuckerberg for help

It was a busy weekend for Kanye West, what with finishing off his album The Life of Pablo – which emerged in a different form from the one premiered at Madison Square Garden in New York on Thursday night – appearing on Saturday Night Live, and spending time on Twitter comparing himself to St Paul …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Latest Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge press render leak shows off classy black, gray and gold together

Having seen a few leaks already over the past few weeks, it’s fair to say there’s little left to the imagination when it comes to what Samsung will announced this coming Sunday. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are expected to take on a design very similar to the S6 family, albeit slightly more curvy and …

25 Striking and Sexy Photos From Carnival

An estimated two million per day people fill the streets of Rio de Janeiro for Brazil's yearly Carnival, a tradition that dates back nearly 200 years. Revelers dress in vibrant costumes and dance in the streets during the nearly week-long celebration. While it's too late to make it to this year's …

Rio De Janeiro

You Can Finally Play Rocket League on Xbox One Next Week

The soccer meets Hot Wheels with moon-gravity physics game <i>Rocket League</i> was last year’s breakout “Why the heck <i>aren’t</i> you playing this?” So if the …

Rocket League

Here’s How to Scientifically Train Your Mind to Be Happy

Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like accounting and law) can lead you toward a pervasive pessimism that …

Silicon Valley

Porsche CEO says ‘iPhone belongs in your pocket, not on the road’, dismissing autonomous car future

As our sister-site Electrek covers so well, the automobile landscape is clearly changing with electric vehicles replacing gas-powered cars, autonomous features potentially replacing drivers, and Apple even developing an EV of its own. But Porsche wants no part in that future, says CEO Oliver Blume. …

New Final Fantasy 15 footage doesn't look like Final Fantasy any more

Square Enix showed off a new trailer and info on Final Fantasy 15 over the weekend, showcasing a revamped battle system, stealthy base infiltration …

Metal Gear

Microsoft confirms acquisition of SwiftKey

Microsoft is announcing today that it has acquired SwiftKey, following a report from <i>The Financial Times</i>. SwiftKey is one of the most popular keyboard apps on iOS and Android, and Microsoft is planning to keep developing the keyboard app for Android and iOS. Microsoft already has its own Word Flow …

Apps

Model-Off! Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson Strike Their Best Zoolander Pose in Rome Shop Window

Who needs mannequins when you can have Derek Zoolander?<p>Valentino got a new “Blue Steel”-themed window display on Sunday when Ben Stiller and Owen …

Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the sea

Microsoft is on a mission to put its server farms at the bottom of the ocean. That might sound self-destructive, but there's method in the madness -- such an approach, the company believes, could make data centers faster, greener and easier to set up. In August last year, engineers placed an …

This Question Can Predict Whether You Will Be Alive and Happy at Age 80

<i>“Is there someone in your life whom you would feel comfortable phoning at four in the morning to tell your troubles to?”</i><p>Via Flourish: A Visionary New …

Happiness