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Moleskine is debuting a new white notebook today in its online store.<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, there are tons of great modern systems for storing them, some that...<p>Founded in 2004, Minnesota-based Hive Modular creates affordable high-end prefab homes that minimize …

Architecture

The Billion Dollar History Of Trick-Or-Treating In America

Here’s how scaring kids and moms turned Halloween candy into a $2.3 billion a year business.<p>Every Halloween, millions of surrogate zombies, vampires, and goblins take to the streets, looking to fill the fluorescent orange brainpans of their plastic pumpkins with individually wrapped, fun-sized …

Closed Watch for Hikers and Mountain Climbers

<b>Closed watch</b> has been designed for hikers and mountain climbers since they have to know what time the sun will set in order to safely descend the …

Climbing

Stateside style: the UK designers mixing with US brands

West Elm London<p>"Our goal is to take the intimidation out of decorating," says Vanessa Holden, creative director of American homewares brand West Elm, which is set to open its first UK store in London next month. As one-time editor-in-chief of the Martha Stewart magazine <i>Living</i>, Holden is adept at …

Surface Inspired Phone

How I love the creative genius of Phone Designer aka Jonas Dähnert! Inspired by the original 2012 Surface, this concept phone has all the elements of …

Banksy's Street Art Comes to Life in Clever Animated GIFs

From the Upper West Side to Staten Island, Banksy has certainly been making the rounds along the streets of New York with his <i>Better Out Than In</i> project. In reaction to the British street artist's handiwork, fans have been flocking to see the art in person, taking photographs and interacting with …

Art

World's Largest Ball Pit in China Benefits Breast Cancer Awareness

How can these pictures <i>no</i>t make you happy? On October 30, Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai attempted to create a Guinness World Record of the World's Largest Ball Pit. Part of the “Pink October” campaign, an event aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer prevention, a whopping 1 million pink and …

Breast Cancer

Furniture Building Tips: How to Remove Dents and Holes in Wood Using Steam

Furniture builders who distress wood have their own sets of tricks. We've seen bike chains, bottlecaps, and even beloved, uniquely-shaped rocks all …

Hand-Eye Supply Pre-Holiday Blowout Sale

Marshall Hanwell Hi-Fi Speaker - Originally $800 - Now $595 with Free Ground Shipping in the USA - Cheaper than Amazon! Critter & Guitari Kaleidoloop …

Origami

The Bizarre Street Art of Daan Botlek | Colossal

<p>Street artist and illustrator Daan Botlek is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands and is known for his strange form of character-driven street art. His …

Beautiful Houses: House G

This week we will show you a beautiful contemporary conversion of an old barn in Geldermalsen, The Netherlands, a project by Maxwan Architects. Wow, …

Stylish Illustrations by Michał Sawtyruk

We've featured tons of amazing posts about illustration and in particular, illustration styles. From clean and simple vector to incredibly realistic …

Share The Protection with Tandem Helmet

<b>Tandem Helmet design</b> has received 2013 Red Dot Design Award Honourable Mention, it’s a smart concept helmet for motorbike rider. You can see many …

Android snags record 81 percent of smartphone market

More than 204 million Android phones shipped around the world during the third quarter, says Strategy Analytics.<p>Android continues to gobble up more of the smartphone market.<p>Google's mobile OS won a global market share of 81.3 percent last quarter, up from 75 percent in the prior year's quarter, …

Mobile

Hailo Ups Its Minimum Fare In London To £10, Triggers Licensing Complaints

Another chapter in the ongoing saga between city cab regulations and on-demand taxi apps: cab app Hailo, which in London relies on a portion of the city’s black cabs to power its taxi-hailing-on-demand service — meaning it is bound by the same minimum fare regulations attached to London black cabs …

That didn't take long: Google Nexus 5 sells out within minutes

Just minutes after Google announced and released the Nexus 5, its online store sold out of the black 16-gigabyte version of the smartphone.<p>Google announced the long-awaited device Thursday morning. The new gadget features a near 5-inch full 1080p HD screen and is lighter as well as slimmer than its …

Google Nexus

Stargazing app Star Walk updated for iOS 7 with an all-new design

Star Walk, the popular and award-winning astronomy app which has previously been featured in Apple’s ads, has just lauched a brand-new version with a redesigned interface for iOS 7. It has the same look and feel as the new OS, with a clean, flat interface. The new Star Walk makes it easier than …

Google Play now drives 25% more downloads than iOS app store, has 50% the revenue

Google Play is continuing its inexorable overtaking of the App Store, with downloads now 25 percent higher, and app revenue that is slowly overtaking Apple’s sales.<p>The reason is exactly the same one that impacts iOS market share: international markets.<p>“The increase in Google Play’s downloads was …

Google Voice to deny access to third-party apps next year

Third-party apps for Google Voice have six months to live. Google said today that it is ending support for apps that "are making unauthorized use of Google Voice" by providing calling and SMS services. "These apps violate our terms of service and pose a threat to your security," said Nikhyl …

Electronic Devices Cleared for Take-Off & Landing

Good news flyers, the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration Administrator (FAA) has announced that airlines can allow passengers to use electronic devices “during all phases of flight”, and is introducing guidelines to implement the new policy.<p>In real terms, the …

Oculus Rift confirmed for Android

<b>Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe has confirmed that a version of the headset compatible with Android will be launched as close as possible to the PC</b> …

Ready Player One

Google, Oracle Among Tech Companies That Will Help Fix Obamacare Website

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Experts from top technology and Internet companies including Google Inc, Oracle Corp and Red Hat Inc have joined the Obama administration's effort to fix its troubled HealthCare.gov website, a U.S. official said on Thursday.<p>Individuals from Oracle and Red Hat have …

iPad Air on sale today

Apple’s new iPad Air tablet goes on sale around the world today, after a series of positive reviews<p>Apple fans in London will have already been queuing for more than 24 hours when the Covent Garden store opens its doors at 8am to allow them to spend upwards of £399 on the new iPad Air.<p>The thinner, …

IPad Air

Autoblog Brings Automotive Obsession to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 8, 2013<p>Autoblog is the online site for people who are obsessed with cars.<p>Staffed with its own editorial and photography …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Ghost Towns

A zombie craze is sweeping the globe — with more films and television shows centered around the undead popping up in popular culture than ever before. Eerily abandoned cityscapes and bereft countrysides devoid of life are a common feature of zombie-ridden, post-apocalyptic worlds, but there are …