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The 9 best VR apps for iPhone

Guess what? Your iPhone can do virtual reality! All you need is an inexpensive headset and these cool apps.<p>When it comes to phone-powered VR, the iPhone is scarcely mentioned. Google's Cardboard and Daydream get most of the attention, though Samsung's Gear VR is in the mix as well. But Apple? It'll …

Virtual Reality

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

Introducing Spot

The Real Reason Your Food Sticks To The Pan

Mornings are hard. But mornings met with eggs that stick to the pan, those are the worst. They're also all too common.<p>Cooking in anything other than nonstick pans runs the risk of, well, having food stick. It's frustrating and might convince you to dismiss the cancer warnings and buy nonstick pans. …

Hypnotic GIFs That Get Better the Longer You Stare at Them

Fractals—shapes that self-repeat in smaller forms again and again an infinite number of times—typically get represented as psychedelic, bacterial, …

Snapdragon 810: Your Next Phone's Brains Are Way More Than Just Fast

A new year means a new flagship smartphone brain, and Qualcomm has detailed some of the most fun features of its upcoming Snapdragon 810 chip, which …

Watch the best music video of 2014

A music video that finds grace and beauty in unjust death<p>Hiro Murai made a number of music videos in 2014 that highlight the humor and beauty in tragic scenarios. Childish Gambino’s "Telegraph Avenue" is a tropical romance story with a comically grim twist. Chet Faker’s "Gold" is a sexy dance on …

Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist

​The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Believe it or not, outdoor sleeping pads can now be <i>more</i> comfortable than your bed at home. And all that comfort can come in a package smaller than …

Interesting Engineering

Engineering

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How practice changes the brain and exceptions to the 10,000 hour rule

You don’t know this because your brain lies to you and then covers up the lies, which is a good thing. If your brain didn’t fudge reality, you …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

What’s behind your blood type?

After over a century of study, we're still not entirely sure.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. …

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

MacTrast Deals: Talk Hands Free Comfortably w/The Invisible Bluetooth Headset

Our MacTrast Deal for today is The Invisible Bluetooth Headset, because there are just not enough people who look like they’re talking to themselves …

Pixelmator Updated With Improved 16-Bit Color, Locking Layers and an All-New Repair Tool

<i>Pixelmator</i> has updated its incredibly popular image editing software to version 3.2, including a completely redesigned repair tool, 16-bits per channel color support and a much-requested Lock Layers feature.<p>The new repair tool includes quick, standard and advanced modes that use retouching …

Robot Plays Table Tennis

(YouTube link)<p>Industrial mechanic Ulf Hoffmann built the robot called UHTTR-1, which plays table tennis with the aid of its own camera. It doesn’t …

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Digitally Sculpted Wax Figures Explore Uncharted Territory

At first glance, this amazing piece seems like a simple candle with a burning wick and slowly melting wax dripping down the sides. However, upon closer inspection, an incredible little scene reveals itself in the form of digital art.<p>Created by Indonesia-based artist Ferdi Rizkiyanto, <i>Uncharted</i> …

Uncharted

20 GIFs Proving Russia Is The Most Bizarre Place On Earth

In the past we've looked the Russia's space program propaganda, their thrilling landmarks, their peculiar online social networks, their sexy pin-up …

How Steve Jobs Made the iPad Succeed When All Other Tablets Failed

Steve Jobs’s solution to Google’s Android-everywhere strategy was simple and audacious: he unveiled the iPad. Many knew Jobs was going to unveil a …

20 Stunning Free-Kick Goals

A stunning goal can make you do a number of things.<p>Scream, drop open your jaw in disbelief, shake your head—all are completely normal reactions to watching a stunning goal take place in front of you.<p>Be prepared, then, for that to happen here.<p>We've put together the 20 greatest free-kick goals in one …

Soccer

These 3 Cars Are Same in Size!

Psychologist Richard Wiseman posted this Ponzo illusion, telling us all three cars are of the same size. Ponzo illusion, first demonstrated by …

It's Official: Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System

After months of back and forth, scientists now agree that NASA's <i>Voyager 1</i> has become the first manmade object to leave the solar system. And it only …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …