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Artist Carefully Cuts Paper into Detailed Layers Playing with Light and Space

In her most recent series, <i>La pietra e la piuma</i>, Italian artist Elisa Mearelli presents a collection of three-dimensional paper art that beautifully plays with light and space. Composed of layered, delicately cut paper, each paper box puts a sculptural spin on conventional cut paper art.<p>The …

13 best downloadable keyboards for Android

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Apps

Apple's AR smart glasses could be in the works

A leaked incident report suggests that Apple could be working on some interesting new eyewear, and that accidents happen.<p>Apple may be working on some top secret hardware, including a pair of AR smartglasses. Rumors surfaced after an incident report was allegedly leaked to Gizmodo suggesting that …

Augmented Reality

How Dish Network could shake up your wireless service

The way your service looks in coming years could rest in the hands of a satellite TV provider. Seriously.<p>Dish Network was a surprise heavy hitter in the recent government auction for wireless spectrum. But the satellite TV provider doesn't offer wireless service, so what gives?<p>That's what's left …

Telecoms

From Negan to Spider-Man: The impressive cosplay at SVCC 2017

Comics

What on Earth Makes a $500 Router Worth It?

Once upon a time you could squeak by in life with a $60 router, which would do the simple job of blanketing your house in a respectable cloud of …

Wi-Fi

Gravity Jack’s PoindextAR tracks objects’ smallest details for augmented reality anywhere

Augmented reality is a difficult proposition, both in the methods used to do it right and the resources required to do it at all. A new AR system from Gravity Jack makes some serious advances in the field, tracking real-world objects and their components in true 3D, not via tags or trickery. The …

Augmented Reality

Google fixes one of Chrome's biggest issues with scroll anchoring

If you've ever viewed a page on a mobile device, you've probably suffered through the frustration of having your view suddenly jump to another point in the webpage halfway through reading something. These kind of page jumps happen when a site is progressively loading additional content in the …

'Bernie Sanders Show' brings politics to podcasting

Politicize your podcast list with the Vermont senator's talk show, which includes such guests as Bill Nye the Science Guy.<p>"S-Town" isn't the only new podcast out there. Sen. Bernie Sanders' talk show is joining the podcast universe.<p>Sanders, the former Democratic presidential candidate from Vermont, …

Bernie Sanders

10 Avant-Garde Artists Whose Rainbow Art Installations Will Mesmerize You

Whether site-specific or designed with any venue in mind, installation art has the ability to transform its surroundings and invite viewers to observe art from new perspectives. In addition to size and material, installation artists love to experiment with color. One tonal trend that has taken the …

Art

Glass-roofed heaven in Sweden can be yours for $1.3M

Own a piece of heaven and live among the stars<p>We’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous glass-walled houses for sale, but a home with a glass roof doesn’t come around these parts that often. Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, “Villa Heaven” features a simple gabled construction and a glazed covering that …

EFF: Verizon will install spyware on all its Android phones (update)

Who'd have thought that just days after the house rolled back privacy protections for internet users, ISPs would take advantage? The <i>EFF</i> did, pointing out that Verizon has already announced that it will install spyware, in the form of the launcher AppFlash, across its users' Android devices in the …

Privacy

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …

McDonald's

Mike Flynn Willing to Be Interviewed About Russia in Return for Immunity

Former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn has told the Senate Intelligence Committee he is willing to be interviewed about the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia in return for immunity from prosecution, a Congressional official told NBC News.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that …

Donald Trump

The Laziest, Cheapest Way to Circumvent Your Snooping ISP

Congress decided that your ISP should be allowed to sell off your private browsing data, but the solutions to get around this are a bit complicated, …

PSA: Talk to Your Grandparents About Phone Tax Scams ASAP

Tax season is in full swing, which means tax scams are in full swing. The IRS just released an alert for seniors to watch out for phone scams, …

Identity Theft

Firefighter saves dog with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation

When Santa Monica firefighters were called to a burning apartment, they found the lifeless body of a tiny dog overcome by the heat and smoke on the …

Santa Monica

FedEx will pay you $5 to use Adobe Flash on your browser

No, seriously. It's gotten so bad that FedEx feels it has to pay you to use Flash, a technology derided as being outdated and unsafe.<p>You know when people say "this is so bad, you couldn't pay me to use it"?<p>FedEx just upped the ante.<p>The shipping and logistics giant still relies on the …

Adobe Flash

Charming Watercolor Illustrations Explore the Simple Moments of Love

Inspired by everyday instances of love, South Korean artist Puuung illustrates the little things that make real relationships great. In her ongoing series, <i>Love Is,</i> Puuung charmingly presents the small yet special moments that ordinary couples often share.<p>Rendered in soft washes of watercolor, …

I Just Ordered This Congestion-Dodging Wi-Fi Router For An All-Time Low Price, and So Should You

The past year or so has seen a welcome deluge of Wi-Fi router innovation, and Portal seems to be one of the best newcomers in the space, particularly …

Stretch Your Wi-Fi To the Limit With This $22 Range Extender

Wi-Fi range extenders can’t work miracles, but if there’s one spot in your house with spotty coverage, they can be a much cheaper solution than …

These Agencies Would End Under Trump's Budget

Trump’s proposed budget outline isn’t exactly being met with open arms in Congress, partially because he wants to end funding for so many agencies …

The best electric toothbrush

<i>By Casey Johnston</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>To find the best electric toothbrush, we …

Bitcoin just crashed 20% as the developers fight over its future

Bitcoin themed balloons float in the air during the "Inside Bitcoins: The Future of Virtual Currency Conference" in New York. Reuters/Lucas Jackson After looking like it was on the edge of a cliff last week, Bitcoin crashed over the weekend and lost more than 20% of its value.<p>The crypto-currency …

Bitcoin

Trump will make America stupid, tweet-rages DeGrasse Tyson

Commentary: In a series of tweets, the astrophysicist says that the president's budget proposals will make America more stupid.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The president hasn't yet made himself everyone's favorite.<p>Indeed, when his 2018 …

Donald Trump

Identity fraud reached record levels in 2016

<b>Young people are a growing target for identity theft cases, which have reached record levels in 2016, fraud prevention organisation Cifas says.</b><p>Almost 25,000 victims of fraud were aged under 30, with the number of under-21s defrauded rising by a third.<p>The statistics, from 277 banks and businesses, …

Identity Theft

Designer Creates Whimsical New Font That Changes Shape as You Type

Designer Odysseas Galinos Paparounis is always looking toward the future. As the founder of Høly, an agency made up of “curious explorers of design,” the Greek graphic designer’s innovative and imaginative approach to typography is particularly evident in his newest creation, Futuracha Pro—a …

Beware This Clever "Fake Attachment" Gmail Phishing Scam

With a little know-how, most phishing scams are pretty easy to detect. This one, on the other hand, is devilishly clever and just might dupe you if …

Identity Theft

Modular Cube Unit Fully-Equipped For Micro Apartments

For designer Nils Holger Moormann, the Kammerspiel project was the largest piece ever constructed as well as a big success. To better understand what …