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First-Ever Submarine Dive on Vancouver's "Living Fossils": Glass Sponge Reefs

Researchers discover a seafloor oasis made of hundreds of glass sponges.<p><b>Howe Sound, British Columbia—Through the submersible's acrylic viewport, a large patch of glass sponges looms up from the seafloor of Howe Sound (map), a network of fjords located on Vancouver's doorstep. The sponges glow</b> …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

The 10 best contemporary still lifes

Art historian Michael Petry chooses works from Marc Quinn and Sharon Core among his favourite contemporary still lifes<p>Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition by Michael Petry is published by Thames & Hudson (£35)

Picture quiz – name that bridge

Bridges don't just serve a useful purpose, they are often iconic symbols of the cities or landscapes where they are located. We've picked 10, from beautiful medieval stone bridges to modern architectural wonders. How many can you name?<p>Click here for the answers. (You may want to open it in a new …

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Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Art

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

Ryanair passenger misses flight because he ‘could not afford £50 duty-free carrier bag fee’

A Ryanair passenger missed his flight after staff refused to let him board with a duty-free carrier bag unless he paid a £50 surcharge.<p>Guy Horne said …

Ubuntu sets crowdfund pledge record for Edge smartphone

<b>A crowdfunding campaign for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone has set a record for raising more money in pledges than any other such venture.</b><p>The London-based developer, Canonical, has generated $10,288,472 (about £6.6m) in pledges, passing the record set by Pebble smartwatches last year.<p>But with six days …

Facebook Toys With Twitter-Style Feed Order For Posts About Real-Time Events

Facebook could soon look a little more like Twitter. It’s internally testing “Chronological By Actor,” a new way to display updates about live events so they appear in order from most recent to oldest, surrounded by feed posts ranked by its traditional relevance-sorting. It’s not ready yet, but the …

Two Hulls House: Seaside Residence Inspired by Ships

Two wood-clad cantilevered appendages stretch out over rocky cliffs to take in views of the ocean in this Nova Scotia residence inspired by ships. …

Architecture

Samsung smartphone win for ARM sends Imagination tumbling

ARM Holdings dealt a blow to fellow British microchip designers Imagination Technologies that sent its shares tumbling more than 11pc on Tuesday.<p>It was revealed that Samsung has chosen to use ARM’s graphics technology in the latest iteration of its flagship Exynos 5 Octa smartphone microchip, …

Mobile

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

New Night Sky Timelapse Video: Stars and Storms Vie for Attention

Changing Planet<p>Breathtaking shots of the ground and sky dominate this striking time-lapse video shot in South Dakota and Wyoming between April and October of 2012 by veteran photographer Randy Halverson.<p>One highlight: the footage shows the Milky Way galaxy’s bright central hub — located more than …

Priceless Photos of the Lion Whisperer Show Docile Side of Wild Animals

Jackson Galaxy can surely tame the nastiest felines, and Caesar Millan is no doubt the undisputed “Dog Whisperer.” But, “The Lion Whisperer”? Well, …

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …

Adrift: A Two-Year Oddessy Through the San Francisco Fog by Simon Christen | Colossal

<p>Shot over a period of two years by filmmaker Simon Christen, Adrift is “a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area.” For the last two …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

Posters

Bluebox reveals Android security hole, may affect 99 percent of devices

Researchers at Bluebox Security have revealed a disturbing flaw in Android's security model, which the group claims may affect up to 99 percent of Android devices in existence. According to Bluebox, this vulnerability has existed since Android 1.6 (Donut), which gives malicious app developers the …

Vintage Badge

Collection of awesome 8 vintage insignias/badges that designed to use for logos stamps stickers badges and more by Yaniv Kamak . You can download and edit your own here.

Tiffany & Co. VP Arrested For Stealing $1.3M In Jewelry

A former Tiffany & Co. executive was arrested by federal officials for allegedly stealing approximately $1.3 million worth of jewelry from her employer.<p>Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, a former VP of Design & Product Development at Tiffany & Co., was arrested Tuesday morning at her residence in Darien, …

Photographer Captures Soap Bubbles as They Burst and Disappear

For his project titled “Iridient,” Zurich, Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner shot a series of beautiful high-speed photographs showing …

Cosmonauts Will Carry The Olympic Torch Into Outer Space

Next year, the Winter Olympics are going to be held in the Russian city of Sochi. To mark the occasion, Russia’s Olympic Torch relay will be taking the Olympic Torch where no Torch has gone before – into outer space.<p>The Russian space agency announced on Tuesday that the Torch will accompany …

Samsung launches 55-inch 'flawless' curved OLED TV in Korea

Just as the rumors foretold, Samsung has announced Korean availability of a 55-inch curved OLED HDTV. Priced at 15 million Korean won (around $13,000) Samsung claims its "Timeless Arena" design eliminates potential for defective OLED pixels. It also reiterates the claim LG made when it launched its …

6 Rules To Transform Your Leadership Development Program

What makes a leader great? And what type of leader is best for your business? Digging into the questions–and answers–that are crucial to any company.<p>Peter Drucker, who remains the guru of management, had little to say on leadership. In fact, Drucker believed that leadership was only useful inside …

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Microsoft says it freed at least 2 million PCs from Citadel botnets

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that it took down 1,400 Citadel botnets with the help of the FBI, and now Ballmer and Co. have divulged just how big of an impact the effort had. According to Richard Domingues Boscovich, the firm's Digital Crimes Unit assistant general counsel, the operation …