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The Fallacy of 1619: Rethinking the History of Africans in Early America

In 1619, “20. and odd Negroes” arrived off the coast of Virginia, where they were “bought for victualle” by labor-hungry English colonists. The story …

Destiny 2 Aims to "Broaden" Franchise's Appeal

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg shared some new insight on Destiny 2 today during an earnings call. Asked about the game by an analyst, Hirshberg declined to share specifics about the release timing (it's only confirmed for 2017), but said its aim is to "broaden the appeal" of Destiny. He …

A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Summed Up Perfectly What So Many Companies Just Don't Get

He may be young, but this is wise advice.<p>Connor Blakley is an entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 consultant, and popular speaker who's delivered presentations on a range of topics including youth marketing, personal branding, and social media.<p>He's also 17 years old.<p>I met Connor about a year ago, after …

Social Media

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

Check Out The World’s First Augmented Reality Synthesizer

The groundbreaking technology debuted at Synthfest in Sheffield, U.K.<p>The Behringer DeepMind 12 is a fully analogue synthesizer, and when it ships …

The World's Best Headphones for 2018 (So Far)

Headphones have come a long way in the past few years and they keep getting better.<p>We are stoked by the array of audiophile headphones available …

10 Charming 8-Bit GIFs Depicting Every Day Life In Japan

Part of the beauty of Japanese culture is the integration of the modern with the traditional. Bullet trains, robotics, and some of the most cutting-edge technology being developed in the world exist alongside feudal architecture and age-old customs. Even inside the brightly buzzing cities, there’s …

GIF Animations

US photographer's quest to solve vintage photo mystery

<b>A US photographer has launched an internet hunt to find two mysterious women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand shop.</b><p>Meagan Abell was sifting through a box of vintage photographs in Richmond, Virginia when she found four sets of "transparency slides".<p>She took them home …

Data Visualization: Your Design as a Storyteller

It’s said that a picture paints a thousand words. And that’s probably one reason why charts, graphs, and other types of data visualization are …

Earth from a million miles away: Dscovr satellite sends groundbreaking photo

Nasa’s new Deep Space Climate Observatory, hanging in gravitational balance between Earth and sun, sends high-quality snapshot that is first of its kind<p>A Nasa camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (Dscovr) satellite – hanging in gravitational balance between the Earth and the sun – has …

Vin Diesel’s ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Birthday Cake Is The Geekiest Thing Ever

<i>Fast & Furious</i> star Vin Diesel is a huge geek. He loves <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> and isn’t afraid to spread the gospel far and wide. He attributes his acting chops to long role-playing sessions growing up and went so far as to Dungeon Master a campaign for the cast of <i>XXX</i>, including Dame Judi Dench.<p>It …

Dungeons and Dragons

5 New Questions for the Coming Age of Digital Storytelling (With Answers from the Digital Vanguards at TFI Interactive Day) | Documentary News | POV Blog | PBS

The speakers at Tribeca Film Institute’s third annual Interactive Day were brimming with pixels of wisdom for storytellers playing in the digital …

Supermarkets Use Psychological Tricks So You'll Spend More

Have you ever emerged from the supermarket and wondered why you bought so many things not on your list? Congratulations, you've likely been …

Google-funded troll algorithm targets antisocial behavior

Google has funded a study by Cornell and Stanford researchers who have created an algorithm for identifying trolls before they become too much a …

Internet

MESSENGER's about to crash into Mercury, and the last views from its death spiral are amazing

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Otoy takes 3D graphics and virtual reality app development into the cloud

Otoy makes tools that artists can use to create stunning 3D art that looks as real as anything captured on film. The company recently launched its X.IO App Streaming service so that developers can create cloud graphic services such as next-generation cloud games, streaming virtual reality media, …

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Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s

For all its blessings and fascinations, retromania is easily at its most delicious when it comes to vintage food and drink, from the cocktails of <i>Mad Men</i> to yesteryear’s bizarre food concoctions. But there’s hardly a better way to add some vintage class to your life than with the <b>Savoy Cocktail Book</b> …

More tips and tricks for mastering OS X Yosemite

Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned veteran, there are a ton of tips and ticks out there for mastering OS X Yosemite. In Part 2 of our Yosemite tip series, we gather more of the very best.<p>Quickly switch to dark mode<p>Instead of having to poke around System Preferences, you can quickly toggle …

Operating Systems

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2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost

by Sue Mead<p>Launched in 2009 as a slightly smaller luxury model within the Rolls-Royce line-up, the Ghost is positioned below the flagship Phantom. It rocketed the marque—known for opulence and magnificence—to “verticalized success,” as Rolls-Royce set its sights on a different buyer. “This bold new …

Acid Illustrations by Ralph Niese

It's awesome to see some artists taking on more vintage styles, something with a 80's feel to it, like a pulp magazine and all that culture around …

Digital Art

Adobe Creative Cloud + Moleskine Smart Notebook

There's no notebook more revered than Moleskine, for both its storied history and also its continued simple, effective design. Over the last few years, the brand has released successful collaborations with Evernote and Livescribe, but today marks a new milestone. Moleskine's latest collaboration …

Artist Figured Out How To Control Water With Her Mind

An EEG, a few speakers, and some metal plates filled with water compose the artist's brain wave-bending installations.<p><b>This article was published on November 20, 2014, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Brain power takes on a literal meaning when it comes to EEG painting, mind-responsive furniture, and the …

Star

Latest<p>Exclusive Sega Genesis Alien 3 Xenomorph Funko Pop Hands-On<p>Funko 18 hours ago<p>Funko<p>'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Gamora Figure Unveiled by …

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