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Vintage King by Larry McKaughan

<b>Legendary vintage collector Larry McKaughan showcases a never seen before look at his prized collection of rare vintage finds in his new book</b> …

Ralph Lauren

Social commerce proves key digital trend for S/S 15 fashion weeks

Burberry S/S 15<p>Fashion week season might traditionally be about what the next trends in apparel and accessories are set to be, but increasingly it’s …

H&M Go Green With Conscious Denim Collection.

<b>Scandinavian retail giant H&M offers a sustainable alternative to your average pair of jeans with the launch of their green line, Conscious.</b><p>Green …

Consciousness

Daniel Palillo: Paintings About The Fashion World

Daniel Palillo—a high school, art school then fashion school dropout—never intended to become a fashion designer. Which explains why he avoids the industry as much as he can: rather than following seasonal trends, his work is built on the pillars of art, narrative and his intuition (with humorous …

Art

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Kickstarter crowdfunding website hacked

<b>Online crowdfunding website Kickstarter has said that hackers obtained some of its customers' data.</b><p>The site was hacked earlier last week, but the breach has been repaired, chief executive Yancey Strickler said.<p>The hackers got some passwords, phone numbers and email addresses, but "no credit card …

Crowd Funding

Dropbox Gets Unblocked in China

Dropbox looks like it’s heading for an IPO in the US and, perhaps by coincidence, the cloud storage service has found itself granted a reprieve in China where it looks to have been unblocked. As ever, it’s unclear why and for just how long it will remain accessible.<p>Tech In Asia spotted that the …

After US squashes no-spy hopes, European leaders discuss ways to protect citizens’ data

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel has thrown her weight behind the idea of keeping European online communications within Europe …

Apple and Google 'decline apps with 'Flappy' in title'

Apple and Google are reported to be rejecting new apps with the word 'Flappy' in the title, following a spate of copycat Flappy Bird games<p>Newly made apps looking to capitalise on the removal of Flappy Bird from app stores have been blocked by both Apple and Google.<p>Vancouver- based games developed …

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

3D Printing

Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

National Geographic puts more than 500 historic maps on Google

National Geographic and Google are trying to recreate the thrill of cracking open one of the magazine's signature paper maps, but in the digital world. A new project puts more than 500 of National Geographic's 800 historic maps online using Google's Maps Engine platform.<p>"People have collected our …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

Thanksgiving online sales up, mobile up — and Facebook converting 84% better than Pinterest

In between chowing down on turkey, slurping up cranberry sauce, and sucking down a cold beverage or two with friends and family, we’ve been busy shopping.<p>At least 10 percent busier than last year, according to IBM.<p>According to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, which tracks millions of real-time …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography

Handmade Batch Textiles from Line on The Side

I recently discovered Australian company Line On The Side, a creative collaboration between designers/artists Kate Banazi and Joanna Fowles. The two …

Photog Uses Face Paint to Create Stunning Portraits that Look Two-Dimensional

The <i>2D or Not 2D</i> series isn’t the first time Russian photographer Alexander Khokhlov has dabbled in painting his models faces and taking striking …

Cloud providers need more than encryption to placate the NSA

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The NSA PRISM scandal offered cloud providers a number of PR opportunities, including opportunities to provide default …

Time To Move To Hong Kong: U.S. Internet Is Stupidly Slow, Report Finds

On the eve of this traditional American holiday, we've got some news that may be obvious to those who've ventured to grandparents' and relatives' houses where the Internet is less-than-speedy: Download speeds in the U.S. suck, a new report confirms.<p>Network diagnostics company Ookla on Tuesday …

US expat reportedly arrested in United Arab Emirates for satirical YouTube video

An American man has been arrested and repeatedly denied bail in the United Arab Emirates, after he posted a satirical YouTube video about life for young residents of Dubai. The detention of Shezanne Cassim, 29, is reportedly the first time that a foreigner has been arrested under the UAE's tough …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

The UK government wants to block “extremist” content, but who decides what that is?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>The UK government has confirmed that it will indeed order internet service providers to block access to “extremist” …

Yet another European country says that Google is breaking the law

The Netherlands is one of the most liberal societies in the word, and one that treasures openness. Many people don’t close the curtains in their windows; passersby are simply expected to resist the temptation to look in. But today the Dutch concluded that Google has been doing a lot more than …

Europe

Watchdog: Google breaching Dutch privacy law

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch privacy watchdog says Google has been breaching the country's law on personal data protection since it introduced a new privacy policy last year.<p>Jacob Kohnstamm, chairman of the College for the Protection of Personal Data, said Thursday that Google's combining …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …