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Per Kristian Nygård crams a grassy valley into an Oslo gallery

Norwegian artist Per Kristian Nygård attempted to bring the outside inside with this installation that involved building grassy mounds inside an Oslo …

Inventor creates watch that fires laser - CNN.com

Patrick Priebe's laser watch will pop balloons and burn through plastic.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It cuts through plastic! It burns holes in walls!<p>It ... tells time?<p>Like something out of a James Bond film, it's a watch -- equipped with a laser. Its inventor, Patrick Priebe, built it during downtime from his …

Sony Sacrifice Marketshare For Smartphone Success

Sony’s Android smartphones and tablets have proven to be well-received by the critics, but sales are not backing up the reviews. With the Mobile Division’s lower than expected results dragging down Sony’s overall financial performance, the Japanese company is rethinking its approach to the …

Sony Pictures Suffers Cyberattack For a Second Day

There is no evidence of sensitive information being released thus far.<p>Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a major cyberattack on Monday, keeping its …

Expressiv Is An Irish MIDI Guitar With Some Groovy Light Effects, Man

Hey, man, is that a MIDI guitar with amazing internal lighting effects? Well turn it up! Hot on the heels of the GTar and the Jamstik we present the Expressive, a guitar designed by Rob O’Reilly. The Kickstarter, which ends today, sold the guitars for about $450 and aims to ship in March.<p>Does the …

Twitter plans to collect data on the apps you’ve downloaded to serve more targeted ads

Twitter’s going to be getting a little more nosy. According to Recode, the company is looking to collect more information about its users to make ads more effective.<p>With an upcoming update to its mobile apps, Twitter will begin amassing information on what apps its users have downloaded onto their …

Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

The super rich may soon be going supersonic.<p>Over a decade after the Concorde made its last transatlantic flight, a number of companies are working on the next generation of supersonic passenger aircraft capable of speeds at least twice as fast as current commercial planes.<p>These planes will likely …

Bigger screen iPhones are eating away at iPad usage according to Pocket study

Everyone says they wish phones weren’t so big, yet we all seem to appreciate the extra real-estate once we have our own phablet.<p>Pocket, the “read-it-later” app, collected data from 2 million article and video opens with its app to amassed some telling numbers on users who own both a phone and a …

Drones are almost crashing into planes

You're not going crazy. That could have been a drone outside your airplane window.<p>More and more pilots are reporting that they're encountering drones during flight.<p>The number of these reports have ballooned this year. In October, 41 pilots reported seeing a drone, or unmanned aircraft, during …

Watch A 5-Part Series On The History Of Video Game Graphics

This pixelated flashback takes you from Pong to Call Of Duty.<p>Stuart Brown‘s five part YouTube series–where one episode is being released every day this week–takes viewers through the evolution of video game graphics, starting with the most rudimentary games of the 1970s up through today.<p>What makes …

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you’re going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don’t get a photo of yourself remote controlling a drone… Well, never fear: a U.K.-based firm is building a micro-drone that flies itself so you can …

Identity Wars: Why Apple Pay Is About More Than Payments

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Patrick Salyer is the chief executive officer of Gigya, a customer identity management company.</i><p>There’s been no shortage of attention paid to the launch of the new iPhones, with their array of shiny new features, bigger screens and better hardware. Early reviews seem to indicate that …

Protect Your iPhone: Seven Of The Best iPhone Cases

From the online fury of #bendgate and folding it into your back-pocket, to protecting the not-using-sapphire screen or worrying about what will happen if the smartphone drops to the ground, one of the biggest after-sales markets for the new iPhone 6 is the protective case.<p>I’ve gathered together …

How to beat out-of-battery smartphone stress

If you own a smartphone it is all but guaranteed that you will have experienced the handset dying on you at an inconvenient moment.<p>Battery tech simply has not kept pace with other advancements, and our increasingly data-hungry lifestyles mean many models fail to last a full day of moderate use.<p>The …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Come 2016, You'll Be Able to Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds

Last week I upgraded my cracked-screen iPhone 4S... with a 5S. I think the iPhone 6 is pretty, but it's simply too big for me. I tried one out in the …

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

Based on the creative inputs from their community, the 91mobiles team has drafted their version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Smartphone. The flagship …

Massive Supercell Thunderstorms, Mammatus Clouds and More by Mike Mezeul II

Mike Mezeul II is a Texas-based photographer who's used to shooting everything from professional sporting events to music concerts. It's when he positions his camera up to the sky, however, that the real magic happens. The photographer isn't afraid to chase huge thunderstorms or surreal-looking …

An Expansive Swirling Snow Drawing Atop a Frozen Lake by Sonja Hinrichsen | Colossal

<p>Early last year, artist Sonja Hinrichsen (previously) and some 60 volunteers wearing snowshoes trekked out onto the frozen Catamount Lake in …

Great Horned Owl Illustration

Alexis Marcou shared a really cool illustration project on his Behance profile, the work was commissioned by Torre Lazur-McCann for Boehringer …

Ocean Spiral Underwater City Features a Giant Sphere That Holds up To 5000 People

<b>Ocean Spiral Underwater City</b> is a future vision of Shimizu Corporation, it looks like futuristic city that you can only see in sci-fi movies. This …

Ideo Perfectly Predicted The Future Of Google In 2003

The design firm predicted Google Glass, Android TV, and Material Design. Nice one, Nostradamus.<p>Back in 2003, six years after the Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, and a year before it first became publicly traded, <i>Wired</i> magazine asked four designers, including the likes of Shepherd Fairey, …

Renaud Marion's "Air Drive"

Ever since he was a child, photographer Renaud Marion always dreamed of piloting a flying car. Since we’re still (unfortunately) dependent upon rubber tires and asphalt, Marion decided to envision his idea of future transport. On view now at MAD Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland, his “Air Drive” …

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Holiday Gifting: Early Standouts

While we are always on the lookout for new things to add to our ever-evolving Buy section, during the holidays we like to turn it up a notch to help readers find the perfect presents for friends and family. Keep an eye on Buy over the next few weeks as we continue to augment the offerings, but for …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Libre Caslon, Havana, Kingsbridge

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

Alice In Wonderland

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