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The Making of Hong Kong's Iconic Neon Signs

As a city that never sleeps, Hong Kong is famous for being lit 24/7 by a sea of brightly colored<p>As a city that never sleeps, Hong Kong is famous for …

This is What Different Languages Sound Like to Foreigners

For the <i>most part</i>, she is speaking gibberish, using made up words while applying various accents. However, if you speak any of the languages in the …

Independent bookshops in decline as buying habits change

The number of independent bookshops gracing British high streets has fallen below 1,000 – a third fewer than nine years ago, amid cut-throat competition from supermarkets, Amazon and ebooks.<p>Booksellers warned that the health of the publishing industry was at risk as new figures revealed more than …

Celebrate Donald Glover’s Last Episode Of ‘Community’ With This Supercut Of His Funniest Moments

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[Best of 2013] The Year In Creativity

From 3D mazes to Mashmallow Laser Feast: a few stories you might have missed this year.<p>2013 was a big year for tech and art--filling our hearts and our inboxes with fascinating new projects. Though we wish we could list each and every innovation that blew our minds in 2013, below we've curated some …

Alarming Video Maps Every Nuclear Explosion On Earth

This time-lapse video that will truly send shivers up your spine.<p>Between the years of 1945 and 1998 different countries collectively triggered a …

DrumPants, A Wearable Sensor Kit for Making Music by Hand Drumming

DrumPants is a wearable sensor kit that attaches to clothing, allowing users to play music or control other smartphone apps simply by hand drumming. …

Riposte Magazine - Cool Hunting

A women's magazine void of celebrities, fashion or housekeeping tips is harder to find than a taxi in downtown New York City on a pouring Saturday night. Aiming to change the status quo is the new biannual Riposte Magazine, which launched last Wednesday in London. The word "riposte" means to give a …

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Is the internet making you (think you're) ill? You're a cyberchondriac

Ever lost yourself for a few hours, dreamily browsing through the endless incarnations of brain cancer? Ever sat at your laptop, doggedly convinced that you could prove your tiredness after a day at the office was something way trendier than stress, like anaemia? Then congratulations: I diagnose …

James Joyce at The Breed Show

Graphic artist James Joyce—not to be confused with the deceased Irish avant-garde writer—is well known for his bright and colorful—but always reductive—graphic and typographic artwork. He's a regular contributor to publications such as the New York Times, Wallpaper*, The Guardian and Time, and his …

Is Facebook sharing making us more vain? Facebook is set up, through its tools and ideology of 'sharing', to encourage users in a relentless PR campaign for themselves: http://gu.com/p/3j3bp/tw

Master Pickpocket Apollo Robbins on the Art of Misdirection

Sleight-of-hand artist and master pickpocket Apollo Robbins demonstrates the art of misdirection on an unlucky volunteer in this entertaining TED …

Motion Theather Identity

Deutsch graphic designer Caroline Grohs was able to provide a graphical aspect of a high quality for the visual identity of a theater. These …

A #GCHQ team has been working to develop ways into encrypted traffic on the "big four" service providers, named as Hotmail, Google, Yahoo and Facebook. http://trib.al/Nv2gGQK

Ride Repair: the 5 Best Bicycle Maintenance Books. Read up and ride on. http://gear.gp/16AqeMn

Scrabble Typography Edition

Last February, we featured Andrew Capener’s incredibly stylish approach to the classic board game we all know and love, back when it was still a …

Facebook rolls out shared albums allowing 10,000 pictures to be posted

Facebook is to introduce a feature that will allow multiple users to contribute to the same photo album.<p>At present only an album’s creator can add a …

Facebook reveals governments asked for data on 38,000 users in 2013

Government agencies around the world demanded access to the information of over 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, and more than half the orders came from the United States, the company said on Tuesday.<p>Facebook's first "global government requests report" covers the first six …

The internet once destroyed jobs and companies, but it has now become an engine of growth for old media, including music, television and books. In 2008 around 12% of consumer spending on media and entertainment products was devoted to digital ones; it should reach around half by 2017 http://econ.st/1a9intp

An initiative to bring internet access to the "next five billion" people has been launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg http://bbc.in/150TD5p The social network has teamed up with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung, among others, to lower the cost of mobile data and help those in developing countries to become part of the internet community. We want to hear from you. What do you think about Zuckerberg's project? What impact can the internet have in these communities? Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Google's Chrome browser, which celebrates its fifth birthday next month, has captured much of the territory of older browsers and is now responsible for about 43% of all the web traffic generated by the world's desktop computers. When Chrome was launched the dominant browser was Microsoft's Internet Explorer, with a 68% share, it is now down to just 25% http://econ.st/19ehTTd

Porn filters: 12 reasons why they won't work (and 3 reasons why they might)

David Cameron's government has laid out plans to crack down on internet pornography by forcing internet service providers to enable filters by default. In theory, those who leave the filter unchanged will not be able to access online material that is classified as inappropriate for those under the …

Today's #Dailychart shows that old media outlets' web traffic growth trails the upstarts. At Huffington Post and Business Insider what's trending on social media is a factor in what gets covered and the initial response to articles determines how they get promoted on the homepage. Old timers may grumble about a paucity of news values, but it does garner clicks http://econ.st/1cxvqFF

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in a court filing.<p>Consumer Watchdog, the advocacy group that uncovered the filing, called the revelation a "stunning admission." …

Sorry, you're probably not famous enough to use Facebook's VIP app

20m people in the UK are using a smartphone or tablet to access Facebook, according to the social network. Now it's working on making it easier for celebrities to follow suit.<p>Facebook is testing new mobile features for its most famous users to check updates and chat to fans, with what All Things …

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you get, study finds

and<p>Many couldn’t imagine a life without it, but as well as keeping us all connected, Facebook may actually be spreading unhappiness through society, …

Is it OK to spy on your children's online activities?

It is impossible to resist the temptation to snoop on your child when he has left Facebook open on your computer. Once the moment of confusion subsides, and you realise the world has not gone mad, what harm could possibly come from peeking, ever so briefly, down the the rabbit hole of Teenage …