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Developer losing his vision launches campaign to jailbreak iOS 7

Three years ago, my friend Chris Maury, 27, realized he was straining his eyes to read words on a computer screen.<p>After paying a visit to his doctor, Maury was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration. Maury was told he would steadily lose his vision. No cure …

6 Amazing Social Media Productivity Tools - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media is a great place to waste time, and many of us do. However, there are also some great tools and apps that can help to actually save time …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Matt Damon Defends Ben Affleck & Says No To Robin

The whistleblower's mad moral courage

You've got to be a little sick in the head to take a moral stand. Even more so if you've done it without financial or personal reward, or expectation of acknowledgement or acclaim. That, it seems, is the tacit consensus at Bradley Manning's court martial. Last week, it heard expert witness …

OpenDesk.cc Is Like Ikea For Open Source Zealots

Furniture is probably the last thing on the mind of most open source proponents but now it doesn’t have to be. OpenDesk is a free, open source line of furniture that you can make yourself or order unassembled from a maker with a CNC machine. Not only is the furniture cheap – free if you have the …

Jane Goodall on Why We Should Help the Serengeti

Animal-rich region is the "essence of Africa," famed scientist says.<p><b>Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is home to the largest migration of land animals on the planet: More than two million mammals roam its 11,500 square miles (30,000 square kilometers).</b><p>But like so many natural areas in today's …

Valve debuts Pipeline, a portal for teens seeking the greatest internship ever

Valve is proving its unicorn status amongst game developers once again. This time, by hiring a group of handsome teenagers to work within its secretive walls. Pipeline is the latest experiment from the company famous for resonance cascades, and its focus is prepping high schoolers for a career in …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

Exceptional Sci-Fi Short Film - DR. EASY

Incredible First Trailer for ELYSIUM!

The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Can't wait until the world ends and EVERYTHING looks like this.

Abandoned Buildings

Foundation 20 // Elon Musk

Tesla