Oliver Broome

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Remarkable Portraits of Complete Strangers Who Could Be Identical Twins

For <i>I’m Not a Look-Alike!</i>, Montreal-based photographer Francois Brunelle scours the world in search of hundreds of unrelated doppelgängers, capturing …

Timelapse of Dormant ‘Rose of Jericho’ Plants Exploding to Life After Exposure to Water | Colossal

<p>The Rose of Jericho (<i>Selaginella lepidophylla</i>) is a species of desert moss that has the amazing ability to ‘resurrect’ itself after bouts of extreme …

How one iPhone app just made it really easy to open almost any lock

Your locks could be rendered all but useless if your keys get out of sight for just a minute. And the would-be thief doesn't need to be a master lockpick: all he needs is an iPhone. <i>Wired</i> reporter Andy Greenberg recently demonstrated how an app designed to make it easy to get duplicates of your keys …

Unique BMW i8 to pack first laser eyes in US

BMW‘s i8 electric supercar may be out of the reach of most, but that isn’t stopping the German company from crafting an even more exclusive version …

The 25 Most Active Corporate VCs

2 min read<p>It’s already been a hot summer for Google Ventures.<p>Google's venture capital investment arm recently made waves across the Atlantic when it announced the launch of a $100 million startup fund in Europe. In early June, the corporate VC firm and five other institutions invested a total of …

Venture Capital

New iPhone 6 Rendering Shows Innovative Fusing Of Glass And Metal

Despite my complaint last week about the inelegant treatment of the antenna setup in the iPhone 6 dummies that have been circulating, more renderings and supposed leaked parts keep showing the outlined bumper. A nice set of renders by designer Mark Pelin might convince you that these black outlines …

BlackBerry on list of brands most likely to disappear in 2015

I'm not sure that Eric Schmidt would ever let this happen.<p>The famed BlackBerry lover -- yes, despite being executive chairman of Google -- must be blanching at the notion that his trusted machine might be no more.<p>Yet some analysts have been sharpening their obituaries of Canada's fine brand for …

Wall Street

The App That Lets You Spy on Yourself and Sell Your Own Data

Facebook and other social networking sites aren't free. They don't charge you money to connect with friends, upload photos, and "like" your favorite …

15 Apps For Your iPhone That Are Better Than The Ones Apple Made

Luckily, the competition within the app industry is fierce and there are plenty of compelling and beautiful alternatives.<p>From fan-favorites like Spotify and Google Maps to lesser-known wonders such as Vesper and Humin, developers are constantly raising the bar of what our iPhones are capable of …

Hundreds Of People Destroyed A Public Park While Searching For Hidden Cash

Penn Park in Whittier, California suffered more than $5,000 of damages to trees, shrubs, fences, and sprinklers after more than 800 people got wind of the free money stashed in Pez containers by Jason Buzi, the creator of the @HiddenCash Twitter account, The Whittier Daily News reports.<p>Buzi, a Bay …

Logo Design Process Case Study for INVESTHAUS Business Boutique

INVESTHAUS Business Boutique – Logo design process case study by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>This graphic design project by studio IndustriaHED™ …

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Greg Klassen is a one-man furniture maker based out of Lynden, Washington. The craftsman is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and the trees that grow …

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

Celebrities Who Suck at Sports

Sometimes it seems like celebrities just have it all.<p>The money.<p>The fame.<p>The looks.<p>The talent—well, sometimes the talent.<p>Because of this, it's always extremely fun for the rest of us regular folk to watch them fail. Sports, of course, offer the perfect platform.<p>There are few things more …

#DDAY70 D-Day:

<i>“…and men kept pouring in…”</i><p>The Normandy Invasion beings as thousands of Allied troops unload from landing craft onto Omaha, Utah, Gold, Juno and Sword beaches on the morning of June 6, 1944.<p>Excerpted from: “D-Day to D plus 3.” From the series: Moving Images Relating to Military Activities, compiled 1947 - 1964. Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1985

How to watch Apple's WWDC keynote today

Today at 10 a.m. PT, Apple kicked off its 2014 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a two-hour keynote on the future of Mac OS X and iOS.<p>Luckily for Apple fans, the company decided to live stream the entire presentation — <b>watch it right here</b>. You can also <b>follow our live analysis of the</b> …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Pictures Leaked

The Korean juggernaut is soon expected to unveil a new tablet lineup. Called the Samsung Galaxy Tab S all rumors up till now claim that two models …

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The Best Of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, celebrated poet, writer and civil rights activist died on Wednesday, in her home in Winston-Salem, NC. She was 86.<p>Angelou wrote lyrical prose of her childhood in the Jim Crow South, including her autobiography “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.” Reading her life story feels like you’re …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

So it's a good time to buy a new phone if you're ready for an upgrade. Below is our monthly ranking of the best phones you can buy.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content</i> …

Google's Self-Driving Car Just Got Slightly More Real

They could have done worse: as of yesterday afternoon, the Google Self-Driving Car Project has made a concerted push into the public eye with the …

Autonomous Cars