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In Praise of the World's Most Collectible Watch

Explaining the enduring appeal of the Rolex Daytona.<p>On the night of November 10, 2013, a stainless steel wristwatch broke records when it was sold in a Geneva auction room for over one million dollars. This watch wasn't owned by any great actor, musician, or racing driver, nor was it laden with …

What ‘Back to the Future II’ got right about tech in 2015

On Oct. 21, a teenager from Hill Valley, CA, will arrive in our time in a flying car, to save his family. He will use our hoverboards and our portable garbage-powered nuclear reactors, and will be there to witness the Cubs wining the World Series over Miami. OK—maybe <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> is …

Robots

Stolen iPhone selfies go viral as thieves are hunted online

A post containing selfies taken by a group of iPhone thieves has gone viral on Facebook, being shared more than 100,000 times since being posted by the handset’s rightful owner yesterday.<p>Kelly Jones of Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, had her two iPhones, camera, wallet and other valuables stolen while …

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

Banksy's work is now in the Gaza Strip.<p>The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images that he said were of art he created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory, titled "Make this the year YOU discover a new …

Israel

I am a filthy woman - and proud of it

Don't take a shower a day, being grubby is part of a British woman's heritage<p>If cleanliness is next to godliness (which I doubt), then the following should also be true: the more you boast about it, the more suspect you are. I’m amazed by the number of people who insist on telling me they take two …

Lily Aldridge Loves a Red Lip

This week, Lily Aldridge will join her fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel, Joan Smalls, and Alessandra Ambrosio in the brand’s first Swim Special. While you’ll have to wait to watch it (the show airs February 26th on CBS at 10 p.m. EST), you can learn about the 29-year-old model’s …

Magic Leap Might Replace Your Smartphone, CEO Says

Rony Abovitz takes to Reddit to tease the "everyday computing" potential of the secretive company's "techno-biology."<p>Magic Leap, the secretive “cinematic reality” company that raised $542 million from Google, Qualcomm and others last fall, is gunning for your smartphone — and all the other screens …

Augmented Reality