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How the Geometry of Movies Can Change the Way We Think

Circles. Triangles. Squares. Those aren’t the things you expect to see in a movie but films have been using shapes to subtly influence emotion for a …

Revenue Gap Between iOS And Android Apps Grows, Thanks To China

Due to Android’s sizable market share, Google Play apps have historically led iOS apps in terms of the number of downloads, while iOS apps have consistently beat out Google Play apps in revenue. But according to new data out this morning from app store analytics firm App Annie, that gap is still …

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Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

The Birdcage

I did not begin 2014 by imagining that the most resonant movie moment of the 12 months to come would be a quiet, resigned stare-down in a bathroom. …

Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

The 21 million inhabitants of China’s capital appear to be engaged in a city-wide rehearsal for life on an inhospitable planet. Only it’s not a rehearsal: the poisonous atmosphere is already here<p>The scene could be straight from a science-fiction film: a vision of everyday life, but with one jarring …

The beautiful city of Toronto during the blood moon.

Billy Vera - At This Moment (HQ)


Become an Evernote power user: 10 must-know tips

You can already bend Evernote’s notes, notebooks, and stacks to your will. And maybe you’ve directed your team to use Evernote Business. Evernote is friendly when you’re getting started with it, but the more you use it, the more your notes can pile up, threatening your productivity.<p>Now that you’ve …


Flashback Friday: Shawn Kemp Throws Down the Hammer on Alton Lister

In 1992, the Golden State Warriors were the No. 3 seed taking on the Seattle SuperSonics, the No. 6 seed, in the first round of the NBA playoffs.<p>The Warriors were overmatched by the Sonics in four games, and the icing on the cake was Shawn Kemp's destruction of Alton Lister in Game 4.<p>Arguably …


Tommy Morrison dies at 44; former heavyweight boxing champion

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison, who starred in the 1990 movie "Rocky V" and later saw his fighting career shortened by a positive<p>HIVtest, has died. He was 44.<p>Morrison died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital, his former manager, Tony Holden, told the Associated Press. The …

Serena Williams wins windy Open

NEW YORK -- Fussing with her skirt and flubbing her shots, Serena Williams was troubled in the US Open final by the swirling air and the strong play …

Cowboys turn 6 Giants turnovers into rare home victory

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Brandon Carr and the Dallas Cowboys are serious about forcing turnovers.<p>They needed six to put away Eli Manning and the New York …

Dennis Rodman plans N. Korea return

NEW YORK -- Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea yet again, and this time he plans to bring a team of former NBA players with him.<p>Days after …

NFL: Giants didn't fake injuries

The NFL has reviewed whether New York Giants players Dan Connor and Cullen Jenkins deliberately impeded the Dallas Cowboys' no-huddle offense by …

Oscar De La Hoya returns to rehab

LAS VEGAS -- Oscar De La Hoya, the president of powerhouse boxing promotion company Golden Boy Promotions and a former 10-time world title winner, …

Wonders of the World

Anderson Silva

Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, China

Job with a view!

On top of the world and a little bit higher.

One word. FIERCE!

Hong Kong from below by Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze More here


Chicago from above.

Amazing (and scary) cloud structure. Via reddit


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