Gordon Tiger Shum

258 Added | 12 Magazines | 15 Likes | 7 Followers | @toratiger123 | Keep up with Gordon Tiger Shum on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Gordon Tiger Shum”

Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

As a professional dating coach, I talk to single people everyday who are frustrated with the modern dating scene. I see the differences between the people who are successful in finding love, and ones who keep coming up against the same struggles time and time again.<p>What is clear to me is that …

Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

Design

These Are Mathematical Sets

The following images look like animals, but they are not drawings. These are actually connected subsets of the plane. I have defined these sets by some families of circles which are related to trigonometric functions. In addition to the images in this post, you can see some images made by drawing …

Big win for coffee lovers — science says it has this very major health benefit

Coffee is one substance that has <i>a lot</i> of nicknames. There’s java, mud, joe, cup o’ joe, caffeine, cuppa, and you most likely have your own special, …

2015 Roundup: Interchangeable Lens Cameras $800-$1200

>> This roundup has been replaced with a newer version - click to read it <<<p>In late 2015, many (if not most) consumers are likely to shop based on …

Cameras

The 11 Best Indie Coffee Shops in America

1 of 11<p>Boxcar Coffee Roasters – Denver<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Toby’s Estate Coffee – Brooklyn, NY<p>3 of 11<p>Blue Bottle Coffee – San Francisco/New …

Weird optical illusion trick turns black-and-white castle into a full-colour image

Squint at the weird ‘false colour’ image of the castle above for 30 seconds, and you can see the black-and-white castle IN FULL COLOUR.<p>Don’t worry, …

What Makes a Buddhist a Buddhist?

photo credit: Steven Schwartzberg<p>Here's an old Jewish joke:<p>Stan has been shipwrecked on a desert island for decades. One day he is rescued. Before leaving the island, he shows the rescuer how he spent his years alone: Building a main street with several huts, each with a different purpose.<p>"This hut …

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine—In Theory

<i>New Scientist</i>’s fledgling Explanimator series on YouTube has already explored the burning questions of how many friends you can have, and when you …

Articles about 7 minimal japanese homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.<p>Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>The all-American concept …

São Paulo

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.<p>Researchers started with data from surveys of adults in the United States …

Coffee

12 Life-Changing Lessons Learned in Japan

Living in foreign country, or even just visiting, can be a life-changing experience. No one returns to their home country the same person as when they left. Here are some of the things I've brought back from Japan, where the people walk the talk!<p><b>1. Return favors, no matter …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Cyprus

Virtual reality porn just got scary for Halloween with first horror-porn experience

Every new interactive medium has a “time to porn,” and virtual reality likely hit that mark within the first hour of conception back in the ’90s.<p>But what’s the “time to horror porn” timeline look like for Virtual Reality? Well, I wasn’t exactly looking out for that metric, but Virtual Real Porn, a …

Virtual Reality

Photos of a Tree’s 10-Year Journey Around the World

Travelers often collect photographs of themselves visiting beautiful locations around the world. “Shiki: Landscape and Beyond” is a project that …

15 Great YouTube Channels To Learn Science From

If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that science actually is all around.

Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami and Kojima Productions

Hideo Kojima is no longer working at Konami and his studio, Kojima Productions, according to a source speaking with the New Yorker.<p><b>[Update:</b> Although Konami did not respond to requests for comment prior to the publication of the New Yorker article, it has since gone on to deny them. Konami now …

Guillermo del Toro

Fallout 4 commemorates the Great War with limited edition swag all week long

Oct. 23 moves us one year closer to the date of the Fallout franchise's Great War, in which the world turned all of its nuclear missiles against each other. With 62 years to go until that happens, Bethesda is taking the opportunity to celebrate our imminent destruction with a Great War-themed</i> …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Online Education

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

CC BY-SA

Here’s the one VR concept that the smartest people at Oculus admit they’re nowhere near figuring out

We finally have a workable virtual-reality platform, but plenty of obstacles are between us and a <i>Star Trek</i>-style holodeck.<p>If you reach out to touch a table, you’ll feel the molecules of that piece of furniture push against your hand. Do the same thing in virtual reality, and you’ll feel nothing. …

Virtual Reality

Evoland II is a grand-scale mashup of generations of games

Evoland II: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder is an action/role-playing game, and before you ask me what game it’s like, I’ll tell you: all of them.<p>The conceit is that as you travel through time, the game’s style, drawing, and action change around you.<p>But not only do you move up and …

Retrogaming

Nyko’s PlayStation 4 Type Pad works well even with my fat thumbs

I never caught on to the thumb-typing technique of our modern text message-obsessed society. My refusal to strengthen typing with my thumbs is that I was convinced, at one point, that the technique was a passing phase born of the Blackberry’s temporary boom in popularity (I got a lot of things …

Gear & Gadgets

Human Evolution 101

Find out more about the origins of our species.<p>The origins of humankind have long fascinated scientists and the public alike—but the topic can get confusing. Here are answers to a few common questions.<p><b>Why are scientists certain that human evolution happened?</b><p>For a number of reasons. We share nearly …

Prehistory

Climbing On Mount Denali

A Manga About Urban Horror Stories Become Real

3 Things to Know Before You Buy Your 1st Home

Mortgage<p>We've repeatedly heard the principal reasons millennials aren't buying homes:<p>Another reason doesn't seem to garner as much attention, however: Many young adults simply don't know where to start, according to a Carrington Mortgage Services survey from April.<p>View today's lowest mortgage …

Real Estate

Can robots make your life easier? We look at 14 of the best

As a Panorama investigation looks at the possibility of robots taking over our jobs, we look at the top 14 robots that could actually add to your life<p>A <b>BBC Panorama investigation</b> airing tonight will look at the <b>white collar jobs under threat</b> from machines, and experts have predicted the advances in …

Robotics

Teleporting light

When I was still a boy, maybe 7 or 8 years old, I looked in the mirror and pondered on what seems obvious at first: the reflection I saw changed as I …

Quantum Mechanics