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So you wanna be a VJ? Check out these tips from an expert

In the hours before the kick-off of the 11th annual Decibel Festival, aspiring VJs gathered at EMP in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon for an intro to …

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

Eye of the Spider: Hypnotizing Macro Photos of Exotic Spiders Staring Directly into Your Mind | Colossal

<p>Like hairy aliens from another planet, these tiny spiders seem to stare with giant, all-knowing eyes into your very soul. Whether they possess …

Learning to code? EngineHere can connect you with devs in a virtual classroom

Want to learn to code? You’ll have plenty of options to choose from, with dozens of providers promising to teach you computer programming skills in no time.<p>But Benjamin Plesser, founder of EngineHere, believes he’s found the optimal “learn to code” model. Plesser is a software developer who …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet of Macintosh Classic IIs with iMac …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Leaked photo shows Nokia's rumored 6-inch Lumia

Following a <i>Financial Times</i> report indicating Nokia was working on a large-screen smartphone, an image leaked by <i>ICTech</i> claims to depict the display glass of what looks to be a giant phone. The <i>FT</i> originally reported that Nokia was working on a Samsung Galaxy Note competitor based on Windows Phone 8 …

Bugatti to debut special Grand Sport Vitesse 'Legend Jean-Pierre Wimille' during Monterey Car Week

Bugatti has announced that it will offer the Legend, a special-edition run of the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse that pays homage to six heroes of the carmaker's long, storied past. Officially the world's fastest car with its top down (try keeping your toupee on at 254 miles per hour), Bugatti …

Bentley's New SUV Will Be Its Best-Selling Model Ever

Bentley announced today that it has received the go-ahead from Volkswagen Group to begin making a SUV.<p>The vehicle, which will be sold as model-year 2016, will be the automaker’s fourth model and will be assembled at the company factory in Crewe, England.<p>Executives there have declined to give …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51

Attention freedom-lovers: We've got to make sure evildoers never get their hands on one of these new Corvettes.<p>TESTED<p>That whiff of smoked Michelin you smell and the bawl of tortured rear tires you hear confirm that we’ve popped the clutch on the Corvette’s seventh generation. We uncorked it at GM’s …

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Saving the planet one apex at a time.<p>You’d be forgiven if you never before used the terms “luxury,” “sports,” “sedan,” and “plug-in hybrid” in the same sentence to describe a new car. But those descriptors are entirely appropriate when characterizing one member—the S E-hybrid—of the ever-expanding …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …