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IBM unlocks the secret to carbon nanotube transistors

Following Moore's law is getting harder and harder, especially as existing components reach their physical size limitations. Parts like silicon transistor contacts -- the "valves" within a transistor that allow electrons to flow -- simply can't be shrunken any further. However, IBM announced a …

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

James Gandolfini

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

On the Emptiness of Social Media Fame

<i>Read as a Google Doc or download the PDF.</i><p>—<p>Dear friend and fellow streettog,<p>I went to sleep last night, and woke up this morning in beautiful Leeds, …

Social Media

Watch a colorblind man become awestruck as he tries on EnChroma glasses at sunset

A colorblind man tried on color-correcting sunglasses at sunset and uploaded the emotional footage to YouTube.<p>To simplify a mountain of science, EnChroma lenses use a mathematical formula to boost color vision by working directly with the brain’s vision system. To help users discern color …

Color Blindness

The World's Greatest Free Diver Is Missing and Presumed Dead in Spanish Waters

Natalia Molchanova, regarded by many as the greatest free diver in the history of the sport, is missing and presumed dead after she disappeared …

Microsoft's VR headset to ship to developers 'within the next year'

Microsoft just launched Windows 10 on Wednesday, but it's their wireless virtual reality headset, the HoloLens, that people are really excited to get …

15 Great Surf Instagram Accounts

The world of surfing is immense. At one end, there’s its professional league — the newly branded World Surf League (WSL) — with wave slayers like …


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Aerial Photographs Reveal The Gorgeous Geometry Of L.A. And NYC

Seeking order from above chaotic cities.<p>When he was a teenager, photographer Jeffrey Milstein swept out hangars at the Santa Monica airport in exchange for the chance to fly a Cessna 150 around Los Angeles. Today, he rents helicopters to capture aerial shots of the urban landscape. His meticulously …

Deals: Range Smart Thermometer at 14% off

Today’s featured deal is especially useful for the chef in your household who is looking to make the “perfectly” cooked steak! Made from solid steel and silicone, it’s a great addition to your culinary arsenal. With the ability to record very precise temperatures, you will no longer need to play …

Tesla has a secret weapon to compete with other carmakers

There are other car brands that achieve this. But they have names like "Ferrari," "Lamborghini," "Pagani," "McLaren," and "Porsche." People put posters of the hottest rides these automakers make on their bedroom walls. They're dream machines, and they look the part.<p>And consequently the Ferraris and …


Microsoft's HoloLens will ship to developers 'within the next year'

Microsoft will release "V1" of its HoloLens virtual reality headset sooner rather than later. CEO Satya Nadella said that the first developer version of the hologram-projecting device will come out "within the next year" during a video interview with the BBC this week. He added that V1 will be …

33 More Places for Your Bucket List

We asked and Budget Travel readers answered! From Iceland to Machu Picchu, these are the top spots our audience can't wait to visit.


Mozilla Blasts Microsoft CEO For Replacing User Defaults With Windows Apps

Looks like Microsoft’s Windows 10 debut is a hit: The new version of the operating system, which launched Wednesday, now powers more than 14 million devices, the company says.<p>But not everyone is thrilled with the new software. In an open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Mozilla CEO Chris …


The 10 Coolest Places You're Not Allowed to Visit

Our spectacular planet has so many wonders to explore. However, there are some places that are just too dangerous, too protected, or maybe too …

Mardi Gras

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …


14 Photos That Prove Iceland Is The Most Magical Place In The World

Photographer Feodor Pitcairn's Primordial Landscapes reveals the breathtaking and diverse natural beauty of Iceland. Here's a peek inside.

A Navy SEAL's 5-Point Perspective on Persistence

We rarely rise to the occasion when placed under extreme pressure. We sink to the level of our preparedness and persistence.<p>When I was in a fraternity at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, we used to recite one of my favorite quotes, which still guides my thinking and behavior to this …


‘Denali’: Photographer Ben Moon’s Touching Tribute to His Beloved Dog

The short film above, titled “Denali,” is photographer Ben Moon‘s beautiful and touching tribute to his dog Denali, who passed away last year at the …


Photographer Captures Twin Tornados Under a Huge Supercell Storm Cloud

A powerful storm rumbled by Simla, Colorado, last week, and at the scene was professional storm-chasing photographer Kelly DeLay, who captured this …

In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

Nature Photography

World view: incredible images of the Earth from above

Daily Overview is a New York-based website and Instagram account that showcases stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of the Earth from the skies


20 beautiful secret British beaches

Stretching for thousands of miles, with uninhabited islands and unseen inlets, our coast is the greatest tract of untouched wilderness left in Britain today. This is a Narnia where untouched sands lie as fresh as snow, sea caves beckon you to enter and vast stretches of marram grass dunes hide …


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