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The 22 Most Expensive Homes Sold This Year

The most expensive home ever sold in the US hit the record books in 2014, and several famous properties changed hands.<p>From celebrity-owned estates in Los Angeles to sky-high mansions in Manhattan, here are the most expensive homes sold in the US in 2014.<p><i>*Thanks to our astute readers for pointing</i> …

Real Estate

Mount Argentera at Sunset

DREAMING OF.....

Worbarrow View

Rannoch Moor

Portland View

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Handie prosthetic uses 3D printing and smartphones for much cheaper bionic hands (video)

The main aim of Handie, already a James Dyson award nominee, was to develop an artificial hand that offered a large degree of functionality without the brutal prices associated with prosthetics. With the latest model, it apparently skirts below a $400 price tag, substituting a smartphone for …

Scientists believe lasers could help cure Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Lasers could prove to be the key in eliminating brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. New findings from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology have raised hopes that doctors may one day be able to cure the ailments without needing …

Facebook Admits Teens Are Using The Social Network Less

Three months ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg assured investors his social network didn't have a young people problem.<p>"There has been a lot of speculation reporting that fewer teens are using Facebook," he said in July. "But based on our data, that just isn’t true."<p><i>That</i> just isn't true. Facebook …

If A Tree Falls: LIDAR Helping Map Carbon Stored In The Landscape

When it comes to reducing overall carbon emissions, what you take out is just as important as what you put in. Deforestation - and all the activities …

Carbon Emissions

Heart Stop Beating

This is a short and compelling documentary called Heart Stop Beating by Jeremiah Zagar about the work of Drs. Billy Cohn and Bud Frazier, two Texas …

Imagination at work

Brilliant Enterprise

GE’s Brilliant Machines transform raw data into efficiencies. Our deep-sea fuel technology helps us discover and maximize resources in extreme …

Shutdown drags on, but leaders aren't talking

The government is headed for Day Six of the federal shutdown, and both sides in Congress say there still aren't any discussions going on about how to change that.<p>As the days creep by, the crisis is evolving from just a government shutdown to the risk of default on the country's debt when the …

Rio de Janeiro favelas occupied after major operation

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1016000/1016735_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534529390_f0d6c98f4af9cb355826759880e66e84<p><b>Hundreds of Brazilian security officers, backed by armoured vehicles and helicopters, have occupied 12 shanty towns in Rio de Janeiro.</b><p>The major …

The Week in Review: Magazines for Nobel Laureate Wannabes

Inside Flipboard / October 11, 2013<p>It’s been a big week for a select few of the world’s leading scientists and artists as the recipients of the 2013 …

Nobel Prize

Feeding the Hypebeast, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>Some people wait in line for phones; others might camp the night for holiday deals or video game releases. For …

Flip Bowl Season Round Up

Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>It’s been a flipperific Flip Bowl thus far—and we aren’t even halfway through the hoop-de-doo. Our fingers are raw …

Social Media

The Week In Review: It's the World Series

The Week In Review: It’s the World Series<p>Inside Flipboard / October 25, 2013<p>It’s fall, the air is crisp, and the lights to baseball’s biggest stage …

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