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Khrushchev Visits IBM: A Strange Tale of Silicon Valley History

When the world’s most famous Communist saw one of the West’s greatest capitalist enterprises, he found much to admire–in its food.<p>In September of 1959, Nikita Khrushchev, the premier of the Soviet Union and first secretary of its Communist Party, spent 12 days touring the United States. The …

Silicon Valley

Hands On with the Samsung NX1: One Samsung Camera to Rule Them All

Samsung is making a statement with the recently announced NX1, and that statement is, “pros, we’re ready for you.” Up till now, any pros who wanted …

A Sneak Peek at the Samsung 300mm f/2.8 that Hasn’t Been Officially Announced Yet

Not even really announced as much as teased at Photokina in September, Samsung’s not-yet-official but definitely on the way 300mm f/2.8 made another …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

The 10 Ugliest Cars for Sale Today

U-G-L-Y, they ain't got no alibi.<p>Car buyers today have it made. Almost every segment and price point includes vehicles to satisfy not only the driving enthusiast but also the design aficionado. Indeed, high-end brands like Audi and Ferrari are well known for winning designs, but even mainstream …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

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Google Fiber Compared To Broadband By Putting A Middle Age Guy In A Bath Robe And Soaking Him With A Firehose

Provo, Utah is getting Google Fiber in the next few months. So how do you explain to the people of this small city north of Salt Lake what that will mean for their Interent service?<p>You get a guy to wear a bath robe and stand next to a raised swimming pool with a garden hose, symbolic of broadband …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Remote Wildlife Camera Snags Amazing Shots of Eagle Taking Down Deer

Before today, if you were to ask me who would win in a fight, an eagle or a deer, I would probably have bet on the deer given the obvious size …

Articles about modern high rise town house tel aviv on Dwell.com - Dwell

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...<p>How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.<p>With their light, white house that owes …

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12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Most wanted travel gadgets

How many of us travellers have had the ‘It would be nice to have a <insert gadget here>’ moment? A poncho when it’s raining, an extra battery for your smartphone, the wishlist goes on. Here's a list of some gadgets that you might not have thought to pack for your next trip, but they'll be …

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How Genius Carl Haber Restores Long-Lost Sounds

Some historic sounds were lost—until the physicist began digitally restoring them.<p><i>"This year's class of MacArthur Fellows is an extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity," said Cecilia Conrad, vice president of the MacArthur Fellows</i> …

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Bill Gates: Ctrl+Alt+Del was a mistake

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has admitted that the decision to use Ctrl+Alt+Del as the command for logging on to a PC was a mistake.<p>Originally designed to trigger a reboot of a PC, Ctrl+Alt+Del now allows users to log on to Windows and access the task manager. It is also known as a quick fix for …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, the aperture is given priority to ensure the image is sharp from front to back. As for light, the window of opportunity is small, limited to the …

Amar Bose, acoustics pioneer and founder of Bose Corporation, is dead at 83

Dr. Amar Bose, an acoustics pioneer and founder of the Bose Corporation, has died, according to MIT, where he was once a member of the faculty. He …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

5 Ways to Strengthen the Message and Story of Your Photographs

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Photographers decide what is in the frame and what is not. We cant always control every single item the frame. We can …

Air Traffic Timelapse Photography

Storms rolling in. Seeds transforming into flowers. The sun rising and setting. As technology makes timelapse photography more ubiquitous, certain …

Manfrotto Launches the Pixi: Say Hello to My Little Tripod Friend

You can quit squinting your eyes and holding your hats, folks. That’s not a UFO coming in for a landing, it’s Manfrotto’s brand-spanking-new Pixi …

Nokia, please keep going - http://tcrn.ch/18bNYuk We go hands-on with the Lumia 1020

Big Pic: A Monster Waterspout Spins Over Florida

The water tornado touched down in Tampa Bay this week, and some brave soul got video.<p>Waterspouts, for the unfamiliar, are basically water-tornados, often weaker than land tornados but still <i>completely terrifying</i>. As is the case with this waterspout, which hit Tampa Bay, Fla., on Tuesday.<p>The spouts …