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The 10 Biggest, Best-Looking Video Games Of September 2014

The last couple weeks have been weird for the video game universe.<p>#GamerGate has flooded Twitter and video game forums like NeoGaf and various sub-reddits.<p>Gamers and the gaming press have been actively embroiled in the video game culture war, with new hashtags springing up like …

Concept Art Illustrations by Raphael Lacoste

I really can't get enough of concept art illustrations! This week we're featuring the fantastic work of Canadian artist Raphael Lacoste. He's been …

Scribble - A Revolutionary Pen That Draws In Any Color

cnet - "The pen that can write in any color on earth"<p>VentureBeat - "This smart pen’s ink changes based on whatever color you scan"<p>IFLScience - "Pen …

In the Details: How GoTenna Turns Smartphones Into Two-Way Emergency Radios

They say crisis breeds opportunity. This was certainly the case for Daniela and Jorge Perdomo: Sitting in the dark struggling to communicate with …

Wheel to the Rescue

The RollEvac military vehicle concept uses biomimicry to aid in time-sensitive rescue and evacuation operations in combat situations. Inspired by the …

Downward Facing Alpha Dogs: The Mindful Rise Of The New Tech Humanists

In this time of inner-peace-seeking, meditating, chia-seed-chomping CEOs, there is a new movement of Tech Humanists emerging. Can they bring a sense of calm to the digital chaos–and win back fans in the process?<p>Hordes of oglers by the 3-D printers. A media mob around 50 Cent and his me-too …

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Why Drawing On The iPad Just Got Way Better

Today, the iPad stylus takes another step away from stupid stick and closer to expressive artistic tool. FiftyThree’s Pencil–a wooden stylus made for the impressive iPad sketching app Paper–will soon allow you to vary the width of your line as naturally as drawing with a real pencil or marker.<p>As …

Adobe’s New Pen And Ruler Tease The Future Of Digital Creativity

It’s not just a neat stylus and ruler. If Adobe’s new tools are a hit, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects change forever.<p>I draw a perfectly straight line on my iPad. Then I bisect it at a true 90 degrees. I draw triangles and circles and squares until the screen is cacophony of pristine …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Is Seawater the Next Big Fuel Source?

In April, the Navy announced a breakthrough in transforming seawater, the earth's most abundant natural resource, to fuel. Researchers used it to fly a model jet powered with an internal combustion engine like its full-sized counterparts. What are the implications of such a technology in a world …

Building the astonishing 1,000 mph Bloodhound SSC rocket car (pictures)

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …

Project Ara’s secret weapon? A smaller phone

Google’s(s goog) wildly ambitious modular phone, Project Ara, has a lot going for it: Serious engineering accomplishments. Magnets. The power of an …

Here Comes the Summer: Beautiful Color Photos of Coney Island in the Early 1960s

Coney Island 1961-1963<br>Aaron Rose—Courtesy Museum of the City of New York<p>1 of 15<p>With the summer heat edging ever closer, the Museum of the City of New …

The Head Of Google X Reveals Its Anti-Technology Mission Statement

Astro Teller gave a keynote at Disrupt NY to talk about what he’s doing. He is the head of Google’s forward-looking innovation lab, Google X. The team is responsible for the self-driving cars, Project Loon, Google Glass and more. And his message was very different from what you would …

Apple's CarPlay: What You Need to Know

Apple finally took the wraps off its in-car software platform, CarPlay on Monday. Now that that we've had some time to take a look at its …

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FORTUNE — Here’s a question, privacy hounds: Is the video-surveillance system that blankets Manhattan from Midtown to the Battery, river to river, really not so different from an earlier anti-crime innovation, street lights? That’s what Richard Daddario, deputy commissioner for counterterrorism …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

This Apple iWatch Concept Design Is Simply Incredible

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it …

Are We Ready For The Personal Web?

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.<p>That’s about to change in a big way. When I recently …

This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

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From Computer Vision to Cybersecurity: Industrial Trends to Watch from CB Insights<p>7<p>2 min read<p>Insight<p>Transition Sparks Leadership<p>7<p>5 min …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

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People window-shop on their iPhones, but actually buy things on their iPads

Americans spent $3 billion shopping online on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and a quarter of those sales were made with smartphones and tablets, according to Adobe. That’s a huge shift for e-commerce: Spending on mobile devices was up 118% from last year, Adobe found. Different data from IBM …

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On Smartphone-Optimized Sites, Black Friday Sales Up 187%, Thanksgiving Sales Up 258% Over Last Year

Mobile’s portion of online shopping continues to grow – this Black Friday, for example, smartphones drove a quarter of all online traffic, and 7.2% of all online sales, according to IBM Benchmark data. But the traffic and sales growth among retailers who have optimized their sites for mobile is, …

How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

Back in 1990, I was asked by Microsoft to look closely at a product in the works that turned out to be the company’s first tablet. The focus on this …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.