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A Treasury of Rare and Weird Star Wars Posters From Around the World

Nothing could be more familiar than the original <i>Star Wars</i> poster, featuring Darth's head looming over our light saber-wielding heroes. But that …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

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Pictures of the week: The Way We Wore

Trilbies and trenchcoats, leotards and legwarmers, and a monkey-fur vest teamed with a knee-length suede skirt – these are just some of the magnificent outfits worn by black men and women in this book of photographs from the 1940s to the present day. They are mostly New York designers, …

Elisa Insua's Assemblage Mosaics Turn Everyday Junk Into Giant Games of 'I Spy'

If you were one of those kids who grew up thumbing through "I Spy" books until the pages were worn and torn (or bedtime came around—whichever came …

Retro Photos Of New York City's Sinister Underground

The summer of 1969 in New York City was a time of unity, one where culture and community thrived. But 11 years later, that sense of hope had faded …

Need a Scandal Fix? Here's an Exclusive Teaser To Keep You Going Till Its Return On February 27th!

<i>Scandal</i> fans, how are you holding up? It's been what feels like forever since the winter finale, and we still have a little under three weeks left …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Splendid Botanical Gardens Full of Stained Glass Murals

When the city market of Toluca, Mexico was closed in 1975, local artist Leopoldo Flores stepped forward with a plan to save the historic site. He convinced the city government to invest in a creative reuse of the building as a botanical garden with stained glass art showing the relationship between …