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Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …

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Tiny…Tinier..Tiniest.

Spread the Cute:<p>The QTE comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are some petite prosh peeps!<p>Via the tasteful folks @ My Modern Met.<p>Advertisements<p>13creepy …

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

Vast Number of Silent Films Lost to History

Silent movies are still the earliest cinematic record of our time—even if they have long been surpassed by more exciting forms of theater. …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 cracks 10 million sales barrier in just two months

Okay, we get it -- Samsung sells a lot of handsets and has the profits to show for it. But the company said that its new Galaxy Note 3 is far and away the most successful so far of its entire Note lineup, with 10 million units sold in a mere 60 days. That's twice the sales pace of the Galaxy Note …

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

The Pirate Bay resurfaces at a new domain following seizure

The Pirate Bay's move to the Caribbean retreat of Sint Maarten this summer didn't last long, as <i>Torrent Freak</i> today reports its domain has been seized by authorities — ostensibly under pressure from copyright holders keen to shut the file-sharing site down. Unfortunately for them, thepiratebay.ac is …

Popular Antacids Increase The Risk Of B-12 Deficiency

Acid-inhibiting drugs like Zantac and Prilosec have become hugely popular because they're so good at preventing the unpleasant symptoms of heartburn and acid indigestion.<p>But the drugs also make it more likely that a person will be short on vitamin B-12. And that can contribute to health problems …

Mormon church addresses past racism

Statement rejects previous teachings which banned black people from the lay clergy until 1978<p>The Mormon church has issued its most comprehensive explanation yet about its past exclusion of black people from the priesthood.<p>The statement disavowing previous teachings was posted on the Church of Jesus …

Google sets aside Hong Kong data center plans. Here’s why that’s a bit odd

As more consumers and businesses take to the cloud for email, file sharing, and other services, Google has been a beneficiary. To handle the load, it’s been building more and more data centers around the world to compute and run it all. So the news that Google is backing off its plans to build a …

Testing for electromagnetic interference at Samsung's EMC lab (video)

Samsung's EMC Laboratory is right in the middle of its huge "Digital City" compound in Suwon, Korea. This site goes through roughly 4,000 products a year, with different rooms tasked with testing different sections of Samsung Electronics' admittedly broad range. What you see above is a 75 by 59 …

Apple patent points to new curved screen technology

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: USPTO<p>If you’re still busy trying to wrap your head around a 12.9-inch iPad, how does a curved screen iPhone(s aapl) …

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Xiaomi’s plan for expansion is to invade the two most saturated smartphone markets in the world

Ever since Xiaomi poached Hugo Barra from Google, the world has been waiting for the Chinese smartphone maker to sell its inexpensive, highly customized Android handsets beyond the confines of greater China. Xiaomi finally dropped the first hints about its plans this weekend in Taiwan, and they’re …

Mobile

Google Cancels Hong Kong Data Center Plans

Google has cancelled plans to built a data center in Hong Kong, claiming that the cost of the operations and issues acquiring necessary real estate has forced its hand.<p>The Hong Kong site — which was estimated to cost $300 million — would have complimented data centers that are being built in Taiwan …

152-year-old shipwreck found on Lake Huron

Late August 2010 provided a rare satellite view of a cloudless summer day over the entire Great Lakes region.<p>MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The wreckage of a wooden steamship that sank 152 years ago in a storm on Lake Huron with no survivors has been found, a Michigan explorer said on Monday.<p>What exactly …

Great Lakes

'Google Street View' Picture Of Seattle Bus Crash Is Not Quite What It Seems

A bus hangs over the edge of a huge Seattle highway, its passengers huddled in the snow - safe, now - after coming just inches from disaster.<p>This …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Protesters Block Google Bus, Demand $1 Billion

Protesters in San Francisco blocked a Google Bus from shuttling employees to the company’s Mountain View headquarters on Monday morning, putting anti-gentrification activists and tech workers face-to-face in the dispute over long-time residents being outpriced by the wealthy newcomers.<p>The protest …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

On Everybody's Shopping List This Year: The Internet Of Things

The forecasting pundits all seem to have zeroed in on one must-have IT gift for 2014, and that’s the Internet of Things. I have to admit to being somewhat puzzled by this, for a variety of reasons.<p>First of all, unless someone has slipped a sensor under our skins without our being aware of it, I’m …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

Perfluorotributylamine is an unregulated, long-living industrial chemical that breaks all records for potential climate impacts<p>A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, …

This Guy's Galaxy S4 Caught Fire, And He Says Samsung Won't Give Him A New One Unless He Never Talks About It Again

A man named Richard Wygand recently posted a video on YouTube of his Samsung Galaxy S4 smoking when it was plugged into the wall.<p>The phone was still under warranty and Samsung promised to replace it, according to Wygand. However, Samsung also sent Wygand papers to sign saying he couldn't get a new …

Galaxy S4

Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy Note 3s; see which of its other phones have crossed the 10 million mark

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung Tomorrow<p>Samsung on Tuesday announced that global shipments of its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone have surpassed the …

AT&T chief: We can't keep doing big subsidies on phones

CEO Randall Stephenson says wireless operators can no longer afford to suck up the costs of customers' devices. The wave of the future? Drive up network use.<p>AT&T's top executive says the era of big subsidies for devices is coming to an end, as wireless operators can no longer afford to fund a …

Telecoms

This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

China