Sebastien Frys

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Macro Photos of Insects with Water Droplets on Their Heads

Photographer Dmitriy Yoav Reinshtein shot these wonderful macro photos of insects with water droplets on their heads. The Tel Aviv-based photographer …

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Hand-Held Coffee Shop: 30-Second Microwave Espresso

It was only a matter of time until someone found a way to bypass that over-priced coffee house process, right? Well, it all depends on whether the …

Hunger for resources to prompt shipping surge

An appetite for natural resources from emerging powerhouses like China and intense urbanisation could prompt a doubling in size of the world's shipping fleet by 2030, according to research.<p>A joint report by Lloyd's Register, defence firm QinetiQ and Strathclyde University found that seaborne trade …

13 Things Roger Ebert Said Better Than Anybody Else

“What I believe is that all clear-minded people should remain two things throughout their lifetimes: curious and teachable.”<p>★ <i>Thursday, 4 April 2013</i>

Build-your-own-Dropbox service AeroFS now open to the masses | Ars Technica

New pricing tiers and better support for enterprises are also being introduced.<p>If you want access to the best features of Dropbox or one of its many …

In 42% of Companies, The Best Workers Are The Least Engaged

More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job. Those are the findings of a new study by Leadership IQ, a twelve-year-old Washington, D.C. company that does employee …

In wake of Bitcoin spike, Instawallet halts service and Mt. Gox “eats” DDOS | Ars Technica

Instawallet will reimburse accounts with less than 50 BTC—good luck if you're over.<p>Two days after Bitcoin blasted through its all-time price—shooting …

Nextdoor and Hyperlocality

Some time ago I wrote about a social network called Nextdoor that really impressed me. What makes Nextdoor stand out is that it’s hyperlocal and based on real, physical communities; a Nextdoor “neighborhood” is defined by a group of houses that form a contiguous block and only people who live in …