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Switching to electric cars would help cool down cities

Electric cars can do more for the environment than cut back on air pollution and fossil fuel use -- they can make sweltering summers more bearable, too. Researchers have determined that EVs create a cooling effect in urban areas, since they aren't producing heat that builds up in traffic jams. …

Google Fiber starts testing targeted, trackable TV ads

For all of the other things it does, Google is still a company that makes a ton of money from advertising, and now it's turning that focus to TV. This week the company announced that it's testing a new kind of ad-tracking system for Google Fiber TV customers in Kansas City. Just like any other …

Secret Finally Comes to Android

Secret, the app for anonymously sharing secrets, launched its long-awaited Android app Wednesday and rolled out new features to both iOS and Android …

Google wants to serve ads on 'refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats'

Google's ad ambitions may reach further than you think. In a newly revealed letter to the SEC, the company said it could someday be serving ads on "refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, and watches, to name just a few possibilities," as part of a larger point about breaking out …

Quantum – Portfolio and Photography WordPress Theme

The Quantum WordPress theme for minimalist portfolio and photography pages.<p><b>Quantum</b> is a fully ajax theme with a smooth and delightful experience. …

You won't need roads with this $85,000 hoverbike

With Hyperloop still a twinkle in Elon Musk's eye, we've got to look elsewhere for our futuristic transport. Thankfully, Aerofex has stepped up with its Aero-X, a hoverbike that is finally scheduled to launch in 2017. Two users can ride this motorbike-like vehicle, where the wheels have been …

Software Development Company Identity by Necon

Syonix GmbH – Software Development Brand Identity.<p>Syonix GmbH is a Zurich, Switzerland based software development company that provides flexible and …

Graphic Design

Why Celebrities Endorse Beats Headphones For Free

Apple is rumored to be buying Beats headphones for $3.2 billion. Just don’t tell the superstars who catapulted the brand to fame–mostly for free.<p>In 2008, mere hours before the U.S. men’s basketball team left for Beijing, the Beats got a call. If it could supply 15 pairs of Beats headphones, …

Yardstick Coffee Brand Identity by ACRE

Yardstick Coffee Branding.<p>The Singapore based graphic design and branding studio ACRE has created the brand identity for Yardstick, a coffee …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Art

The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car

The future of self-driving cars means working in gridlock. Joy?<p>In the age of self-driving cars, you’ll have no excuse for slacking off during your commute. That’s because the office of the future might very well be your car.<p>Rinspeed, a Swiss automobile manufacturer that has specialized in designing …

US grants patent for disgraced scientist's fraudulent cloning research

Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk is, to say the least, a controversial figure in the world of cloning research. He's produced hundreds of animals, including the first cloned puppy in 2005; more recently, he's worked on attempts to clone a preserved woolly mammoth. But one of his greatest achievements …

A Retired Traveler’s Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

The art of camouflage – spot the sniper

If you think you have 20/20 vision, think again. Camouflage works by exploiting the weaknesses of human perception. Most of us rely on our eyesight as our first and best guide to the world around us – Leonardo da Vinci claimed it is worse to lose your sight than any of your other senses because we …

BTS: Sports Illustrated Photographs Bikini Clad Kate Upton in Zero Gravity

Not all of the women in this year’s <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit issue are made of plastic, and yet the unique Barbie swimsuit shots we told you about …

UI Design: Analytics

I've been doing a lot of screens lately and it's always good to stay fresh and to check on what's hot in the design community. I've checked some …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Profit

Logo Collection by Aleksandr Samochernyi

Logo Design Collection.<p>Aleksandr Samochernyi is a freelance graphic designer from Odessa, Ukraine. He has been working on a variety of design a …

Graphic Design

Peanut Cocoa Butter

From all-natural peanut butter cups to almond butter spreads, we're always on the lookout for a tasty iteration on the classic American staple. Our most recent discovery is Peanut Cocoa butter from Big Spoon Roasters. Made in North Carolina from a short list of carefully selected …

Dessert

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

International Garden Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

A selection of some of the entries from various categories in this year’s competition

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

Could This Be Apple’s iPhone 6?

Sonny Dickson, who has been the source of several legitimate leaked photos, has leaked pictures allegedly revealing the Apple iPhone 6. The actual …

Photos Reflecting the Most Ridiculous Laws in the U.S.

Photographer Olivia Locher, mocks some of the most ridiculous laws still in place in the United States with her new photo series, I Fought The Law. …

Satire

Logo Design: Gradients

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Blackmagic now shipping its Production Camera 4K for $1,000 less than expected

So far, all of Blackmagic Design's cinema cameras have suffered through various shipping delays, and the new RAW-capable Production Camera 4K is no exception. But if you plunked four grand down to order one quite awhile ago, there's a double-shot of good news: It's finally shipping out and now …

Sony shows off its waterproof Walkman... by packaging it in a water bottle

If those ads showing swimmers rocking Sony's new Walkman haven't convinced you it's really waterproof, then get this: you can buy one packaged <i>inside</i> a full bottle of water. "The Bottled Walkman" is currently being sold from vending machines across New Zealand in places like gyms, right beside …

NYPD says it may use Google Glass to fight crime

If you’re a criminal on the run from New York’s finest, you may soon have to worry about yet another tool at the disposal of the NYPD: Google Glass. …

Google’s ‘#ifihadglass’ winners are mostly celebs and famous Twitter users

While the Google Glass Explorer competition debacle drags on, and thousands of people go up in arms over Google’s seemingly random choices for winners of its “#ifihadglass” gig on Twitter and Google+, a Stanford CS Ph.D student by the name of Andrej Karpathy put together some data in an attempt to …

Google Glass