Scott Lemley

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100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Gravity Is an Unprecedented Achievement

It's the rare actual must-see movie that lives up to the hype<p><b>Already, two weeks before its release,</b> the hype surrounding Alfonso Cuar<i>ó</i>n's new film, <i>Gravity,</i> appears to be the sort that no movie can possibly live up to. I saw it for the first time (and not by any means the last) at the Toronto …

America’s Cup: how the yachts go faster than the wind

The victory by Sir Ben Ainslie and his Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup is being ranked as one of the most astonishing comebacks of all time. The Telegraph’s science correspondent Richard Gray examines the technology that allows the boats to travel at up to three times the speed of the …

Colossal chart compares hundreds of sci-fi's greatest spaceships

The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite like this. Dirk Loechel has charted out a massive size comparison of ships from dozens of fictional worlds. As you'd expect, iconic franchises like <i>Star Trek,</i> …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Qualcomm Unveils Limited-Edition Smart Watch

Qualcomm Toq Smart Watch<p>Limited Edition<p>Apps<p>Light Up<p>Multi-Colored<p>Unique Watch Faces<p>Charge It All<p>Rear Battery<p>Smart watches have become a hot topic of …

HOT Watch is the smart watch Samsung should have built

The design of Samsung’s new smart watch suggests that the company has yet to answer the fundamental question of what a smart watch is for. But Dallas, Texas-based PHTL seems to have answered that question. In PHTL’s vision, articulated in the company’s promotional video for its forthcoming HOT …

Nissan Introduces a Smart Watch. Seriously.

Consumer electronics companies and chipmakers aren't the only players entering the wearable tech space. Nissan is joining the fray too, with what it …

Sony Introduces a New Android-Powered Smart Watch

Sony updated its smart watch Tuesday, introducing the Sony SmartWatch 2 at Shanghai's Mobile Asia Expo.<p>Designed to be used as a second screen for …

Samsung Rumored to Launch Another Smart Watch in Early 2014

Samsung may have just unveiled its Galaxy Gear smart watch with much fanfare two weeks ago, but it may already be working on the next generation of …

Smart Watch Turns Your Wrist Into a Phone

Ever since James Bond debuted smart watches in 1979, every geek in the world has dreamed of a watch he could talk to.<p>The HOT watch, which features …

RunKeeper talks smart watches, iPhone 5s and privacy issues for fitness apps

'You have to put people in control of their own health information, and not steer down a wrong path,' says CEO Jason Jacobs<p>FitBit, Jawbone, FuelBand, MyFitnessPal, Lose It, RunKeeper, Endomondo, MapMyRun, Withings, Moves, Foodzy, GymPact, WeightConnect, Fitocracy, Runtastic, Striiv, Tictrac… Just a …

Apple co-founder on smart watches: 'I want the entire internet on my wrist'

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, wants a smart watch.<p>“I want the entire smartphone, the entire internet, on my wrist," he told Wired’s Nate Lanxon. "I want a larger display than they're starting with. They're starting with … displays that are the size of the iPod nano, which is the size of …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch doesn't impress in full review

I've given Samsung's smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, the full review treatment. In short, I'm not exactly thrilled about the mobile giant's first push …

Apple hires Nike FuelBand designer for iWatch wearable project

Apple has poached Nike’s design director responsible for leading the FuelBand fitness tracker, with Ben Shaffer expected to go to work on Apple’s own …

Marshall Headphones Stanmore Bluetooth Speaker Does Looks And (Hopefully) Sound Right

Like any best Bluetooth speakers, it’s very practical and quite useful, more often than not are anything but stylish. Marshall Headphones, however, …

Novel ad campaign squeezes extra life out of dead batteries

Thai soymilk company Vitamilk has rolled out a rather interesting advertising vehicle in the form of a large signboard dubbed that takes batteries …

Microsoft now accepting iPhones in addition to iPad trade-in promotion

On September 12, Microsoft kicked off an iPad trade-in promotion, allowing Apple customers to swap their tablet for a gift card worth a minimum of …

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Lego shines as beautiful art in new book (Q&A)

Lego fans, rejoice!<p>This week, bookstores everywhere will begin getting copies of "Beautiful Lego," a new book by Mike Doyle and published by No Starch Press filled to brimming with some of the most stunning Lego art ever seen.<p>Throughout the 267-page volume, readers are treated to one fantastic Lego …

Keeping Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time Will Kill Its Battery Faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the Internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …

Love it or hate it, you have no choice but to download iOS 7

Apple’s iOS 7 has been a lightning rod of controversy over the last week. The operating system has been called the very best mobile software Apple …