Antti Sevänen

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The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

Pregnant woman kept alive against family's wishes in Texas

Health news<p>The last time Erick Munoz saw his pregnant wife conscious, she had gotten up before 2 a.m. to give their son a bottle.<p>When Marlise didn’t return to bed and with the boy still crying, Erick went in search of her. He found her unresponsive on the kitchen floor, her face blue from lack of …

Who was really behind the Lockerbie bombing?

Commemorations have been held in the US, UK and Scotland to mark 25 years since Pan Am flight 103 crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people. But after all these years, there are still questions about who was responsible for one the most infamous attacks in modern times.<p>If you are looking …

The 10 Worst Games Of 2013

It's the time of year when everyone is talking about the most spectacular and impressive games of the year...but not every game in 2013 was worth …

The Magic Number For Making Virtual Reality Feel Like Reality

Motion controls. VR goggles. Whatever. Let’s get down to brass tacks: How fast do these need to be to feel real? Twenty milliseconds or less.<p>Kinect can be fun, but the experience rarely feels real. You’re always cognizant of your body, not just as your body, but as a controller–a once-removed human …

Silicon Valley Interns Share Some Of The Awesome Perks They Get From Their Jobs

If you can land an internship at one of Silicon Valley's major tech companies, you're likely going to have an awesome experience doing innovative work while making a great salary.<p>The perks aren't too bad either.<p>We recently found a Quora thread detailing firsthand some of the coolest intern perks in …

Best of 2013: System of the year

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i><p>Originally, I was ready to crown GamesBeat’s best system of the year all by myself. Then my boss politely reminded me that we should probably do a staff vote for that sort of thing. So vote we did, choosing our favorite …

The Best Video Game Publishers Of 2013

Video game publishers are often seen as the Big Bad Wolves of the industry.<p>That can be the case: Some publishers have been known to rush game releases, pumping out less-than-finished games, and over-charging for downloadable content (DLC) among other questionable practices. This has been kindling …

The NYT profiles a Clash of Clans fan who played on five iPads at once

The <i>New York Times</i> profiled a Clash of Clans fan named George Yao who spent six months as a top-ranked player and played the game on five iPads — at the same time.<p>This game is so big that if you dominate it like Yao did, you can become a worldwide celebrity. Clearly, we are in the age of the …

A Modern Day Guide To Vintage Style

December 16, 2013<p>Like it ? Share it:<p>Share it:<p>Vintage often used to describe a fine wine complimentary of its age and taste; is known under the same …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

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The Crazy, Ingenious Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America

In the early years of the last century, the U.S. Congress considered a bold and ingenious plan that would simultaneously solve two pressing problems …

American Hustle – review

It's not just any kind of hustle. The adjective "American" appended to a word in a movie title always implies something with instant design-classic status, gorgeously laced with irony and modernity. There is no plausible UK equivalent. British Beauty, British Psycho and British History X sound like …