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Bill Gates is back to take a bite out of Apple, Amazon and Google

Bill Gates’ return to the Microsoft machine is expected to usher in a new era at the business, reigniting its old rivalry with Apple<p>Bill Gates at Microsoft: in pictures<p>Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder, regarded Steve Jobs as a kind of brother figure. “We grew up together,” he said last year, as he …

Exploded Exotic Cars in Photo Series 'Disintegrating'

Highly desirable sports cars that only appear in collector millionaire’s garages are brutally but artistically shattered, as they appear frozen in …

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

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Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

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TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

Fashion award-winner Harry Styles’ greatest looks – in pictures

From cowl-neck tops and high-top trainers to dodgy 90s heavy-metal wear, the One Direction star has been a clothes-horse chameleon since the band rocketed to fame in 2010 – and that's before we even get to the hair. No wonder the public voted to give him a special style icon trophy at this year's …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling<p>Creepy vintage Halloween …

George Clooney: Spot the Star

The actor is subjected to the unflinching gaze of five fierce female artists—and comes out shining.<p>Photographer: Emma Summerton<p>1/9<p>George Clooney on the cover of W's December/January issue.<p>Giorgio Armani suit, shirt, and bow tie, prices upon request, Giorgio Armani, New York, 212.988.9191.

Why good-quality clothes matter

When she was young, designer Margaret Howell would buy good-quality shirts in jumble sales because of her belief that good products should be cherished. This passion for the well-made still drives the designer today<p>there is a certain pleasure in recognising something that has been well made. Good …

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Summer Memories – 35mm Film Photography by Josh Hedge

Josh Hedge’s photos feel like summertime, full of sun and peaceful moments. He has a passion for film photography (especially 35mm film), which helps …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Android KitKat: sweetest moonshot idea ever?

<b>Give me a break, give me a break, break me off a piece of that (Android) KitKat bar!</b><p>Google surprised everyone today by announcing the next version of Android will be called Android KitKat. In an interesting twist, Google and Nestle have decided to co-promote the launch of the next version of …

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