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Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Sound-Sensing LED Wall Art

Anyone can hang a poster from the wall, but if you're willing to put a little DIY into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall-art looks …

Now This Is a Smart Anime Gag

There are lots of visual gags in anime. Some are funny! Some are not. But few are this biting about the anime industry itself.<p>Here, you can see …

An Anime Full of Medieval Politics and Fantastical Warfare

<i>Lord Marksman and Vanadis</i> is a low fantasy anime where various nobles are vying for the throne of a kingdom using political savvy, armies, and the …

A Conference Call in Real Life

Yota Phone: World's First E-Ink Dual-Screen Smartphone Is Always On (PICTURES)

A unique smartphone with two screens has been launched by a Russian tech company.<p>The Yota Phone has two full-size screens, one of which uses the …

2 Year Timelapse Photo Project from a Shanghai Apartment

What’s the longest you’ve ever shot for a project – a week? a month? How about 2 years? Photographer Joe Nafis has recently created a 3 1/2 minute …

NEIGHBORS Official Trailer 2 - Seth Rogen, Zac Efron

Decade In Design: The Biggest Events Of 2011

The past decade has been marked by ferment and change–and design has played its part. Tell us what we missed at #designdecade.<p><b>A Long-Awaited Vision, Reviewed By All</b><p>More than 5,200 designers submitted proposals to the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition. The winning bid, by architect …

Google and Abandoned NYC uncover the city's secrets with Field Trip app

Starting today, users of Field Trip for iOS, Android and Glass will be able to experience some of New York City's forgotten -- and occasionally creepy -- locations as Google's Niantic Labs brings Abandoned NYC's content to the app. Normally, Field Trip functions as a convenient mobile tour guide, …

Social Translation App Linqapp Connects You With Native Speakers For Speedy, Accurate Answers

A lot of great startups are revolutionizing the way we learn languages. There are plenty of situations you encounter while traveling or studying, however, that really just need a quick answer from a native speaker. For example, what if you are standing in line at a theater and suddenly realize that …

National Geographic Calls on Photographers to Show Our Changing World

Recently, National Geographic launched a new initiative called <i>Your Shot</i> that allows photographers from all walks of life to connect with Nat Geo photographers and editors over virtual assignments. Centered around a specific theme, each assignment asks photographers to share their best shot. Then, …

Are these the first Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs?

Nearly two dozen photos landing online may prove to be our first look at the upcoming Android 4.4 upgrade, also known as KitKat.<p>Tech blog GadgetHelpLine has shared a small gallery of images alleging to be an early build of Android 4.4. Judging by its impressions of the platform, the next version of …

MixBit's remix-friendly video recording app reaches Android

There was a degree of irony to YouTube's founders launching their MixBit video recording app on iOS first, but that has just been rectified: the client is now available for Android. As with the iOS release, Android movie makers can record clips up to 16 seconds in length, stitch them together in …

Narrative raises $3M to launch its tiny, $279 life-logging camera

When Narrative launched its life-logging camera on Kickstarter last year, the company raised $550,000 in 38 days. Now, it’s getting another big boost in funding — this time from institutional investors.<p>The Swedish company, which was formerly known as Memoto, has raised a $3 million funding round …

How Piracy Helped ‘The Man From Earth’ Become A Viral Sensation and Inspired A Sequel

How Piracy Helped 'The Man From Earth' Become A Viral Sensation and Inspired A Sequel<p><i>It’s generally assumed that online piracy hurts filmmakers, but</i> …

Best Buy-Backed Zubie Raises $8M to Bring Cars and Drivers Online

Want to turn your dumb car into a smart car? A startup called Zubie is now selling a wireless dongle that connects to almost any car’s onboard …

Best Buy

Like Chromecast, Roku wants to let you launch TV apps from your phone or tablet

Google's $35 Chromecast dongle garnered a lot of attention due to its low price and ease of use. It's hard to find a simpler, cheaper way to share YouTube and Netflix videos from a smartphone to a nearby television. But Roku, the set-top box manufacturer, doesn't plan to let Google go unchallenged. …

Beautiful Houses: The Deck House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Deck House in Pahang, Malaysia, a project by Choo Gim Wah Architect. We couldn't find details about the …

The Xbox One’s controller design explained

A new video from Microsoft details several design choices and how the controller works with the system's Kinect.<p>Lead designer Quintin Morris said the controller has been in development for almost two years. To connect the controller with the system's Kinect, players only need to hit the "bind …

Marvel Heroes Coming To City Near You

Honest Trailers - Star Trek Into Darkness (Feat. HISHE)

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time.<p>Tea is synonymous with bourgeois comfort. Scores of writers agree that there are few things as cozy on a rainy day than a cup of strong tea and a good book. Kakuzō Okakura, for one, divined the …

Capturing Interesting Photos in the Forest on a Low Budget

Too often you see photography projects that yield incredible results and think, <i>“If only I had the money to do something like that?”</i> Well today’s …

Man of Steel Final Trailer "Fate of Your Planet" Official - Henry Cavill

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