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How Mercedes Plans to Recapture Its Early Lead in Robo-Cars

Three decades ago, an experimental Mercedes-Benz van managed to steer, brake and accelerate on its own. But after the technology was refined enough …

Bitcoin is getting close to its all-time high

Bitcoin is closing in on record territory.<p>The cryptocurrency was trading up by 2.1% at $2,573 a coin as of 7:03 a.m. ET. The early advance has bitcoin on track for its best close ever. It would need to top $2,799 to put in its best print of all time.<p>Monday's advance comes absent any real catalyst. …

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16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

This Stylish Leather Tassel is Actually a USB Charging Cable in Disguise

Looking for a fashionable way to always have a Lightning or MicroUSB charging cable at hand? Look no further than this sleek tassel — it’s actually a …

Watch: Andreea Diaconu Stars in New De Beers Campaign

The model becomes the face of the luxury jeweller<p>Haute jeweller De Beers has unveiled its new autumn/winter 14 campaign which, for the first time in five years, see the fine jewellery pieces being worn by a model.The images capture Andreea Diaconu, chosen for her natural beauty and elegance, …

Behind the Bar: 12 Bottle Bar’s Maple Thyme Sour

This week we have a <b>Maple Thyme Sour</b> by the duo behind the great website 12 Bottle Bar. I can say from personal experience that my little bar cart is …

Sign Language Ring Translates Sign Language Motions Into Voice or Text

Not everyone understands sign language, thus putting a barrier between hearing impaired people and their hearing friends. Sign Language Ring is a …

Wearables After The Apple Watch: Still Not As Disruptive As Smartphones

Replacing the wristwatch isn’t as simple as making it smart.<p>Despite the sustained hype, take-up of wearables has been underwhelming, at best. And with this week’s reveal of the Apple Watch comes a big question: Has Apple done enough to take wearables mainstream?<p>Rolex took out a 10-page spread in …

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Is It Safe for You to Use the Cloud After Celebrity Hack?

News of a hacker breaking into Apple iCloud accounts to steal photos of dozens of female celebrities has rocked the tech world, where Apple’s …

Tesla has 'proved' electric cars are better, analysts say

When industry analysts, financial analysts and the motoring press have all lavished praise on a car, there’s a fair chance it’s a pretty good car.<p>That’s the case for the Tesla Model S electric car, particularly as two market analysts from Credit Suisse have seen fit to provide a point-by-point …

LinkedIn Is Quietly Retiring Network Visualization Tool InMaps

A little autumn cleaning underway at LinkedIn. The company is quietly retiring InMaps, a tool that let you map out how your LinkedIn network looks. A notice on the InMaps homepage notes that today, September 1, is the last day for you to use it, and that it is being discontinued so that LinkedIn …

Elgato announces $50 Avea smart lightbulb and Eve smart home sensors

Apparently, the world needs another smart lightbulb, and Elgato's going to sell it to you. Called Avea, the $50 bulb connects to your iDevice directly using Bluetooth (no external hub needed), and lets you set the mood in any room with an appropriate shade of light. Just one iPhone (4S and up), 5th …

Naked celebrity hack: security experts focus on iCloud backup theory

Security experts are warning that there could be many more compromised celebrity iCloud accounts after examining file data from pictures stolen from stars including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton.<p>One theory gaining ground is that many of the pictures had been accumulated by one hacker over a …

Chic Easy Pieces for Spring

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

Man of Style: James McAvoy May Have a Filthy Mouth, But All We Can Focus On Are His Soulful Blue Eyes

<i>This feature originally appeared in the May issue of</i> InStyle. <i>For more features like this, subscribe to the magazine now. And be sure to catch James</i> …

Charting: Lovely Lace for Spring

Lace is a requirement for any sophisticated lady's wardrobe, whether it be a simple shift or pencil skirt, but even if you don't fashion yourself an uptown girl, this season's offerings has something for everyone. For the downtown girls there's a perfectly tailored jumpsuit for evening, or a sleek …

Apple's Sudden Urge to Splurge

Apple isn’t anyone’s idea of an acquisition machine, especially compared with Google or Oracle. Even as Apple has piled up cash—almost $150 …

Bioglow Develops Glow-in-the-Dark Plants as Lights

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

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Floating Gracefully in an Upside-Down World

Montreal-based photographer Martin Tremblay, aka Pinch, developed this beautifully striking series that features a graceful model elegantly floating, upside-down. Each dynamic portrait blends reality with conceptual ideas of a curious, inverted world. The creatively talented photographer captures …

Ramon Bruin’s New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

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Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

The Drama of Light

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. There are two sides to learning photography, …

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Why You Should Sometimes Embrace the Distortion of Wide Angle Lenses

Most photographers have a favorite lens to shoot with, a lens that is attached to the front of their camera more often than not. A 50mm is a common …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

7 Ways To Find Your Inner (and Real) Happiness

Happiness is one of the most misunderstood words in our vocabulary yet we search for this intangible state our whole lives: if I only had this or …