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Google buying AI startup DeepMind for a reported $400 million

Google appears to be building on its already massive interest in AI and robotics. <i>Re/code</i> reports that the search company is in the process of acquiring DeepMind Technologies for $400 million as part of a concerted talent acquisition effort. We've reached out to Google for confirmation.<p>According to …

6 Ways Hawaii Will Absolutely Ruin Your Life Forever

Maybe you've only been to Hawaii once. Maybe you come every year. Or maybe you come any chance you can get.<p>Regardless of your time spent in Hawaii, this list serves as a warning. And those of you who have ever left the Honolulu International Airport with tears in your eyes and that stinging, lump …

Why we procrastinate by Vik Nithy @ TEDxYouth@TheScotsCollege

7 Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Blogs are an important component to your content marketing strategy since they are a regular channel for communication with your audience. However, incorporating other types of content into your strategy can be equally as important.<p>Visuals, infographics, white papers, eBooks, user-generated …

The Kennedy Camelot Years in Pictures

The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Historians tend to rate JFK as a good president, not a great one. But Americans consistently give him the highest approval rating of any president since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Why?<p>Among the many monuments to John F. Kennedy, perhaps the most striking is the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, in the …

Leaked Videos Could Lead to Big Payday for Ousted Snapchat Co-Founder | Inc.com

Reggie Brown, Bobby Murphy and Evan Spiegel attended Stanford University together and joined the same fraternity, Kappa Sigma.<p>Now the three are tangled in a lawsuit over equity in today's hottest startup, Snapchat.<p>Hundreds of millions of dollars are on the line.<p>Videos of depositions from the …

Social Media

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

San Francisco

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

Aviation

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Inside GitHub’s Super-Lean Management Strategy–And How It Drives Innovation

Comedy is central to a lot of our video content. I think that just to strip it down to the fundamentals, I think that comedy is fun and people like …

Startups

True I.D. Stories #12: Snow Country for Cold Men

<i>This is a true story. Descriptions of companies, clients, schools, projects, and designers may be altered and anonymized to protect the</b> …

Weather

How Electric Vehicles Are Hitting The Race Track

At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.<p>Rod Millen flips down the visor on his helmet, inches toward the flagman, and sights down the strip of tarmac that leads to the starting line. The road ahead bends right—the first of 156 turns over the next 12.42 miles—and …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park

Ferruccio Lamborghini's twin-twelve Riva speedboat restored [w/video]

Everyone knows that Lamborghini makes exotic sportscars, but true aficionados are also well versed in the other types of machinery that has worn the Raging Bull emblem. There are the tractors, of course, with which founder Ferruccio got his start, but the company has also marinized its high-revving …

Air America: The Dramatic Aerial Photography of Michael Light

"If you keep going up and up, the world becomes quite circular and alien. You see the world quite literally as a planet."<p>Photographer Michael Light divides his time between San Francisco and a remote house hear Mono Lake, on the eastern flank—and in the shadow—of the Sierra Nevada. An artist widely …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Lotus Cars

Health Blog Roundup: Reflective Running Gear, Fitness Halloween Costumes And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>Don't let fall's dark skies keep you from getting your run in. Just make sure your outdoor runs are safe! POPSUGAR Fitness shares some</i> …

Google Confirms Acquisition of Hand Gesture Interface Startup Flutter

Flutter, the company focused on developing a hand gesture interface, says that it has been acquired by Google. Company CEO Naveet Dalal says that the team will be continuing its research at the search engine company. A Google spokesperson has confirmed the news saying:<p>We’re really impressed by the …

Apple isn't dead yet – iPhone 5S and iOS7 have a secret weapon

The reality distortion field has gone into reverse, but it's blinding us to the truth: Apple is still leading the way<p>When Steve Jobs was still with us, many commentators – yours truly included – used to complain about the "reality distortion field" that surrounded Apple's charismatic leader. Those …

These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You’ll Find on Earth | WIRED

It’s said that we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans, and the same may be true of the lifeforms that inhabit them. Cold …

8 Smart Pieces of Art That Ponder the Information Age | WIRED

Lucy Raven's <i>PR1</i> uses an old test pattern as the base of this screenprint. <i>Image: © The artist and Forth Estate</i><p>Michel Abeles' <i>Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:</i> is a …

5 Infamous Tech Predictions

Today’s technology represents such a serendipitous hodgepodge that it might seem unfair to judge historical figures’ wrong-headed assumptions about the future.<p>But why not?<p>Looking back over tech history gives valuable insights into how past innovation was brought to commercial fruition.<p>Thus, to …

Newly-Minted Billionaire Is Spinning eBay Scraps Into Gold

Michael Rubin is lucky. And he’s also damned good. Lucky, because eBay approached him last year with a $2.4 billion offer to buy his moneylosing GSI Commerce–which provides Web design, customer service and shipping to big-brand retailers–a 51% premium over the share price. Damned, because Rubin has …

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

Advertisement<p>182 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. …