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Santa Cthulhu, A Needle Felted Wool Sculpture For 2013

Artists Amy L. Rawson and Brian East have created their fifth needle felted “Santa Cthulhu” sculpture for the 2013 holiday season. The sculpture …

Be Mine? Why It’s Smart to Court Your Friends

I could tell she was courting me. The constant compliments about my accessories. The invitations to lectures at the library. The birthday card on my …

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Study: Facebook Messenger still reigns in the U.S. but other countries look to WhatsApp

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: On Device<p>Facebook(s fb) may be the world’s most popular social network, but when it comes to social messaging, other …

Where to Eat in San Francisco Now

San Francisco is notorious for being a food-obsessed city. Chefs are pushing the boundaries, and sounding out their own dialect of California …

Chicago's best homegrown junk food

'Junk food' is often used as an insult, but in Chicago it's a celebrated art form. Known the world over for its gorgeous architecture, impressive museums, legendary sports teams, barely tolerable winters and cutting-edge cuisine, The Windy City is also home to some of the best guilty pleasure food …

Popular spacefaring strategy game 'FTL' coming to iPad in 2014

When <i>FTL: Faster Than Light</i> launched on PC, Mac, and Linux in September 2012, it was almost universally praised for its brilliant combination of art, music, and genre-bending gameplay. Today, developer Subset Games announced <i>FTL: Advanced Edition</i> — a free expansion pack for the original game — but …

Silicon Valley: How can it attract and keep more women?

From Twitter lacking a single female on its board to sexist prank apps at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, the past few weeks have seen increased debate about the discrimination faced by women in Silicon Valley.<p>The BBC World Service's Newshour gathered a range of women from the …

Sriracha Founder: Factory Shutdown Could Have Led To Bankruptcy

The founder of the red rooster hot sauce is seeing red.<p>David Tran, CEO of Sriracha-maker Huy Fong Foods, said his company could have lost up to $10 million and faced bankruptcy if a judge had granted the shutdown of the factory that makes the much-loved sauce, according to a statement he provided …

Epic Holiday Gifts: 9 Bags that Charge Your Devices

There’s no greater digital nuisance than a dead battery. Especially when you’re miles away from the nearest compatible charger or the power’s out.<p>And at that moment—when it dies mid-call or just as you’re about to add on the perfect photo filter—don’t you wish you could reach in your purse and pull …

“Because Marissa Said So” — Yahoos Bristle at Mayer’s QPR Ranking System and “Silent Layoffs”

According to a multitude of top-ranking posts on an anonymous internal message board used by Yahoo to vent their frustrations to top staff, employees …

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I Loved You, Blockbuster

You could bet that if you went to a certain video store at a certain time in the evening, you'd see someone you knew.<p>One day soon, all the Blockbusters will be gone, along with the Hollywood Videos and independent chains. Blockbuster grew and grew during the gold rush of the video age, when tens of …

Todoist for Gmail Turns Emails into Tasks

Task-management and productivity service Todoist has launched a new browser extension designed to help you better manage your Gmail inbox.<p>Todoist for Gmail integrates task management directly into the Gmail interface to help you bash through your emails, while saving key messages as tasks. You can …

Say It With Sea Otters, Brutally Honest Messages Illustrated With Sea Otters & Other Cute Animals

Say It With Sea Otters is a collection of brutally honest messages delivered by adorable illustrated sea otters and other cute animals. The blog is a …

At Square, Meeting Notes And Board Slide Decks Are Shared With All

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey took to the stage at GigaOm Roadmap today and, as Twitter was apparently an off-limits topic*, he sounded off on Square.<p>Dorsey championed the mobile payments company as an “analytics” company, allowing store owners to query things like “total # of biscotti …

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

The 10 best men's coats for autumn/winter 2013/14 - in pictures

Your complete guide to the high street: the 10 best men's coats for autumn/winter 2013/14. Take your pick from smart macs for work, cosy puffas for the weekend and traditional double-breasted coats and duffles

The 10 best men's shoes for autumn/winter 2013/14 - in pictures

Your complete guide to the high street: the 10 best men's shoes for autumn/winter 2013/14. Step out in style with the latest must-have high tops and trainers, brogues, monk straps and desert boots

Healthcare.gov is sending insurers wrong data, turning an automated process into a manual one

The problems with the new government healthcare marketplace continue to multiply. Health insurers are now complaining that applications submitted through Healthcare.gov are deeply flawed, producing duplicate enrollments, spouses listed as children, missing required data, and more, according to <i>The</i> …

Would you pay $2,000 for a GIF?

Tumblr links up with a high-end art auction to turn reblogs into dollar signs<p>The artist Molly Soda, 24, is what you might call "Tumblr famous." The short, green-haired Chicago native has about 30,000 followers on the platform, where she posts GIFs, selfie performance pieces, and undulating word …

America's New $100 Bill Is Awesome (but Still Nowhere Near as Awesome as Kazakhstan's Currency)

Needs more Liberty Bell. (Holograms, too.)<p>You're looking at it: Our new $100 bill, the product of more than a decade of research and development, and the most sophisticated piece of currency technology in U.S. history.<p>The note, which debuts today, includes two new features to thwart counterfeiters: …

New $100 bills begin circulation Thursday

The new bills boast more colors and more high tech features<p>The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday,partial government shutdown or not. The Federal Reserve, which has not been affected by the shutdown, will …

Mr. Chemex: The Eccentric Inventor Who Reimagined the Perfect Cup of Coffee

As part of our modern obsession with artisan-everything, today’s pickiest coffee drinkers insist upon a hand-brewed cup made right before their eyes. …

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9 Ways To Improve iOS 7's Battery Life

iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and people are torn.<p>While some of the new features are fabulous, and others are making us crazy, there's one thing we can all agree on: iOS 7 is not helping our battery life. As Ars Technica discovered, iOS 7 kills battery life faster than iOS 6.1 on every …

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac

After my recent discovery of <b>Salvador Dalí’</b>s little-known and lovely 1947 illustrations for the essays of Montaigne — following in the heels of his 1946 illustrations for <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> — I chanced upon an even more perfectly surrealist series: Dalí’s lithographs of the twelve signs of the …

BitTorrent teases secure chat program

BitTorrent, the company which maintains the popular peer-to-peer downloading protocol, has announced an entry into the world of secure communications.<p>With the launch of the alpha version of BitTorrent Private Chat, users are able to use a similar version of the distributed network that enables fast …