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Human Head Cross Sections Made out of Found Objects

Artists Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn of art duo EMnXW have created “Heads,” a wonderful series of human head cross sections made out of shells, …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

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Pictures of the Week 3.28.14

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

The Hard Life: Photos Offer a Glimpse Inside Sierra Leone’s Largest Slum

London-based photographer Kim Thue’s <i>Dead Traffic</i> is a beautiful yet grim series on Big Wharf, the largest slum in Freetown, the capital of Sierra …

FDA approves first heroin overdose treatment device for general use

Until now, treatments for drug overdoses have been entrusted to health professionals and police officers, but today the FDA approved the first drug-delivery device made for civilians to administer an overdose antidote to victims. The device, called Evzio, is a credit-card sized dispenser that …

Download Gold: Office for iPad Strikes it Rich

For those who thought Office for iPad was too late to the party, the numbers tell a different story. Today Microsoft announced that Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote combined have been downloaded a staggering 12 million times in one week.<p>If you doubt that number, then just take a look at the App …

Trivia app Quizup's branded categories & Google team-up hint at future money-making model

Trivia app Quizup today quietly expanded into new territory with the launch of branded topics, the first of which involves a major player: Google.<p>Players of the trivia game, created by Plain Vanilla Games, will see a new topic today, “Earth from Above.” That topic is “brought to you by Google …

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft Is Bullish About Developer Reaction To Its New Tools

This morning Microsoft announced a grip of new developer tools and other goodies at its Build conference in San Francisco. Crowd reaction during the lengthy keynote appeared to be mostly friendly to the stage show.<p>I sat with Microsoft’s corporate vice president Soma Somasegar this afternoon after …

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FORTUNE — Last year’s revelations of the National Security Agency’s sweeping data collection programs were not particularly good for U.S. technology companies. Following the Edward Snowden leak, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation predicted that …

Power plants put at risk by security bugs

<b>The discovery of bugs in software used to run oil rigs, refineries and power plants has prompted a global push to patch the widely used control system.</b><p>The bugs were found by security researchers and, if exploited, could give attackers remote access to control systems for the installations.<p>The US …

Tech monthly readers’ pictures: equilibrium

Last month, Tech Monthly asked you to send in your images of equilibrium. From balancing rocks to daring performers, our favourite captured a snail teetering on the edge of a plant. Check the best of the rest below.

Social media sensations: top UK Beauty YouTubers

Home-grown beauty experts are now omnipresent on YouTube and earning big bucks. But who are they?<p>The world of YouTube is big business - and the world of beauty channels on YouTube is big, big business. This month a survey revealed that 41 per cent of women are turning online for make-up tips, …