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Yves Behar's August Smart Lock: Keyless Entry for Anyone with a Smartphone

<i>My main question: Why is the inside of your apartment so dark?</i><p>Yesterday Yves Behar and tech entrepreneur Jason Johnson pulled the sheets off of their …

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3D printing with the mind: objects from thought by reading small electrical impulses detectable in the brain, thinker thing has just created the first ever 3D printed object whose design was directed from thought alone. more details: http://www.designboom.com/technology/3d-printing-with-the-mind-objects-from-thought-by-thinkerthing/

The 15 Best Music Videos of 2012

MTV may have quit airing music videos a while back to focus on teenage pregnancy shows exclusively, but the move was hardly a death knell for the art form. In the age of YouTube, a wellspring of unfettered, unfiltered creativity has risen up through the efforts of musicians and filmmakers, who now …

Artist says she creates portraits out of found DNA -- but scientists say that's impossible. http://bit.ly/15jnRg2

Chelsea Flower Show spurs Waitrose sales

The Chelsea Flower Show prompted a blossoming in sales of gardening goods at Waitrose as customers of the upmarket grocer discovered their green fingers.<p>Waitrose said that it had seen a 26pc rise in horticulture sales during the week to 25 May when the <b>Chelsea Flower Show</b> was in full bloom. That …

Japan's problems could make the eurozone's look like a garden party

One of the questions I have been asked most frequently over the past couple of years is: what happens if, and when, bond yields rise?<p>I am sure it is a question that has been repeated in many investment conversations since my previous column a fortnight ago.<p>Many who ask that question automatically …

Gigaom | The WSJ and Bloomberg are launching social networks — good luck with that

Advertisement<p>According to a recent investor presentation by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> publisher and Dow Jones CEO Lex Fenwick, the News Corp. (s nws) entity …

South African rand leads emerging market rout

Emerging market currencies have tumbled across the world in another day of wild moves as the US Federal Reserve prepares to tighten the spigot of global liquidity.<p>South Africa’s rand punched through the psychological barrier of 10 to the dollar as investors flee countries with big current account …

Meet our assistant editor, Jillian Goodman! She was the 2001 Douglas County Spelling Bee champion. The word she won on was 'anecdote.' Here are the 3 best things she found on the Internet this week: http://trib.al/vqQ9OhM

Global Wealth Grew 7.8% In 2012, Driven By Developing Economies

Two hundred and ten people made their debut on Forbes’ annual billionaires list this March, bringing the total to a record 1,426 individuals. Collectively, the world’s billionaires controlled $5.4 trillion of wealth, an all time high, up from $4.6 trillion the year before. But the average …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

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The impending release of new episodes of cult favorite <i>Arrested Development</i> is pretty much all I can think about these days — and it seems Etsy sellers are on the same wavelength. In fact, the Etsy community has translated their enthusiasm for the Bluths and their twisted-yet-hilarious family …

10 Outdoor Pools from Members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

Is there any better fantasy than someone else’s pool? When the weather warms, we think not. Here, 10 favorites from members of the Remodelista …

Architecture

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

World War II Drawings By Weston Emmart Go Viral After His Grandson Posts Them Online (PHOTOS)

Many grandparents tell stories with such vivid descriptions their families can almost visualize the action. Talented illustrator Weston Emmart took his storytelling skills a step further, drawing his memories to best capture and share every single moment.<p>During his time serving in World War II, …

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never seen before.

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

Skyscrapers

Advertisement for Death

Produced by ad agency I&S BBDO, the life-sized poster depicts a human skeleton recreated in colorful flower petals set on an arresting white background.

Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …

Focus-Stacked Extreme Close-Ups of Bugs

Sometimes just a change in perspective can make a world of a difference. Take for instance tiny bugs. They are from our standpoint little critters we …

Macro Photography

Behind the Shot: Skier Carter McMillan Pulls Off a Perfect Backflip in Revelstoke, BC

<i>See more photos like this in our Extreme Photo of the Week gallery >></i><p><b>Adventure: What were you thinking at this moment?</b> <b><br>Carter McMillan:</b> At that particular moment I was focused on setting the rotation for my backflip correctly, while craning my neck to catch a quick glimpse of the landing coming up …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>The phrase "less is more" has never been more apt.<p>Delta …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

People who like whips and chains in the bedroom are ‘healthier than those that don’t’

If you like using whips and chains in the bedroom, you may be healthier than those who do not, a new survey suggests.<p>People taking part in bondage, …