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Google's self-driving car campus has the best street names on the planet

And I want to live there<p>"Toretto Way."<p>As soon as I saw that Google's self-driving car testing facility — named "Castle" after its former life as the Castle Air Force Base — had a street named after Vin Diesel's character in the <i>Fast & Furious</i> series, I knew I was okay with these autonomous cars.<p>The …

Moonraker (Chrome Sparks' Alternate Version)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>from the upcoming ep 'parallelism' out 11/13 on future classic 'moonraker' was …

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

Austria

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Books

Europe's big data bombshell: What you need to know

Europe's top court has delivered a bombshell ruling that will force thousands of U.S. companies to change the way they treat personal data of users, customers and staff.<p>Here is all you need to know about the Safe Harbor ruling:<p><b>What did Europe do?</b><p>The European Court of Justice declared invalid a 2000 …

Privacy

Everybody is suddenly copying Microsoft

"You can merge a toaster and a refrigerator, but that's probably not going to be pleasing to anyone," quipped Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Nobody's laughing now. And Microsoft is looking more and more like a trendsetter.<p>Three years after Cook's jab, the Surface Pro 3 is selling strong — strong enough that …

Archaeologists Suspect King Tut's Tomb May Hold Nefertiti's Remains as Well

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We Interviewed Photojournalist Patrick Brown on Burnout, the Illegal Wildlife Trade, Photo Book Publishing, Crowdfunding and Instagram

For <i>Trading to Extinction</i>, Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent nearly a quarter of his life documenting the dark truths behind the illegal …

Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Microsoft Surface

‘Fifty Shrinks’: A Fascinating Look Inside the Offices of Dozens of NYC Therapists

For <i>Fifty Shrinks</i>, New York City-based photographer and psychiatrist Sebastian Zimmermann shot dozens of therapists and psychoanalysts standing or …

Albuquerque Balloon Festival: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

The incredible story of YouTube's early days and how it rose to become the world's most popular place to watch video

It has over a billion users, which is almost a third of the entire internet population. These users watch hundreds of millions of <i>hours</i> of content every single day.<p>But many people don't know how YouTube got its start.<p>The company rose like a rocket ship after its founding in 2005, and was bought by …

Amazon is building an army of 'cowboys' and 'Jeff bots' in India

It hit $1 billion in sales there faster than it has in any other geography, but continues to face huge hurdles and growing competition.<p>Amit Agarwal, who leads Amazon's India efforts, told Jay Greene at The Seattle Times that the company has had to completely rethink its international-expansion …

Atlanta to Repeal 1977 Law That Bans Photography on Public Sidewalks

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, has an old local law from 1977 that makes it illegal to shoot photos of people on public sidewalks. The law has never …

Google Starts Rolling Out Android Marshmallow To Nexus Devices

Last week, Google promised it would release Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of its mobile operating system, to Nexus devices sometime this week. As the company announced this morning, the rollout is now in progress, so if you own a Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 (2013) or a Nexus …

Photoshop Fix brings some of Adobe's powerful editing tools to iOS

Remember that tease Adobe gave us during the recent iPad Pro reveal? It was a brief demo of the so-called Project Rigel, and now the creative software company is ready to make the big reveal just before its annual Max design conference starts. The finished product goes by Photoshop Fix, and it'll …

Canon EOS M Review (Or Why I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Camera) By Jonathan Acierto

Renewables Won’t Succeed Without Energy Storage–But Storage Is Finally Catching Up

From advanced batteries to blocks of melting ice, states are investing in new ways to store excess electricity from solar and wind farms.<p>Solar and wind power will never reach full potential unless there’s an easy way to store the energy that gets created when supply is abundant–like when the wind …

Clean Energy

Google Now on Tap might just be the killer feature of Android Marshmallow

You don't have to leave an app to start a new search<p>Smartphones keep getting better. That's a fact. They get nicer displays, cameras that put point-and-shoots to shame and, hopefully, better battery life.<p>But what about smartphones getting <i>smarter</i>? On the software side, companies like Apple and …

4 Tips For Shooting Low to the Ground

Choosing a low vantage point can create a very immersive viewing experience. It can provide a sense of what is underfoot at a location in addition to …

2015 Expedia travel survey on etiquette reveals the worst hotel guests

Travel can be strenuous, and the last thing we want to deal with when we settle into our hotel room is annoying behavior from strangers. And yet, no matter how lovely our hotel experience ultimately is, it seems there’s always some person or group of people we encounter that really get on our …

New 'Nameless Coalition' challenges Facebook's real-name policy

A new collection of groups called The Nameless Coalition is targeting Facebook's real-name policy. The policy requires Facebook users to register under their "authentic identity," and allows for users to be suspended if their identity is found to be fraudulent, but complex issues of online identity …

Why This Shot Works Commercially and Has Sold Many Times

Some time ago I wrote an article about why a shot works. In it, I reverse engineered a unique image of a cruise ship sheltering behind a giant …

Landscape Photography

10 Surprising Facts About Nutella

Nutella has rescued us from breakups, from bad days at work, and often from our own hangry selves. But how much do we really know about the …

The Olympus E-M10II and 7-14 Pro Lens Review by Steve Huff

Olympus

How to Make a DIY Eyelighter Reflector for $40

After sharing his DIY square “ring light” build here back in July, photographer Isiah Xiong is back again with another DIY project. This time, Xiong …

This ‘Layer-Lapse’ is a Trippy Visual Journey Through the American Southwest

A year ago, photographer Julian Tryba was featured by Vimeo after creating a time-lapse of Boston using a technique he dubbed the “layer lapse.” Now …

5 Crazy New Ideas Out Of Disney Research

A taste of the future in animation, motion capture, and 3-D printing, from five new papers published by Disney Research.<p>Leading up to this year’s Siggraph conference–the biggest event of the year in computer graphics and experimental UI–Disney Research comes with a collection of new papers that …