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How to float placeholder text into a label

Jared Verdi is the author of JVFloatLabeledTextField:<p>UITextField subclass with placeholders that change into floating labels when the field is …

Dennis Ritchie

By: Chris Spurgeon<br>September 9, 2013<p>The tsunami of obits and eulogies for Steve Jobs eclipsed reports of the passing a few days later of someone who …

Zhang Lin Builds His Dream Mountain Home... On Top Of A Beijing Apartment Building

anchor<p>By Archinect<p>Aug 14, '13 2:23 PM EST<p><i>For the past six years, professor Zhang Lin has been moving rocks and rubble to construct his dream mountain</i> …

China

Høse Bridge by Rintala Eggertsson Architects

Mesh sections in the walls and floor of this Corten steel bridge in Norway provide views of the Suldalslågen river rushing beneath it (+ …

CIRBUATS by Nick Ervinck

Belgian artist Nick Ervinck has masked the unattractive rear facade of a building in Ghent by constructing a gigantic yellow blob with a bar inside …

Wilderness Embodied by Iris van Herpen

Spiny translucent 3D-printed collars were paired with magnetic dresses and shoes that looks like tree roots in Dutch fashion designer Iris van …

Philips grows Hue smartphone-controlled lighting lineup with $80 LivingColors Bloom, $90 LightStrips

There's no shortage of home automation solutions on the market, but none can touch the cool factor of Philips' Hue. The Android and iOS-controlled lighting solution consists of a base station that controls up to 50 different lights, including the company's existing LED Connected Bulb, and two new …

Aerial Photographs of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands by Normann Szkop | Colossal

<p>Abstract rainbows of color fill the landscape in these beautiful photos by French photographer Normann Szkop (nsfw-ish) who hopped in a Cesna with …

Sydney House by Fearns Studio

Long brick and wood volumes extend down the narrow plot of this house in Bondi, Sydney, by local architect Fearns Studio (+ slideshow).<p>While …

Studio for a Composer by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

This rusted steel cabin in Wisconsin woodland is a practice studio for a musician designed by Milwaukee office Johnsen Schmaling Architects.<p>The …

How It Works: The Robotic Chicken Butcher

If you've ever wondered how boneless chicken parts end up that way, take a peek inside one of the 4,000 or so poultry processing plants in the U.S. Workers man massive assembly lines to scald, pluck, gut, slice, and wrap an estimated nine billion birds annually.<p>Unsurprisingly, work in poultry …

Remote Control Cockroaches With Your iPhone, Only Minimal Surgery Required

If you thought the new icons in iOS 7 were nauseating, then try this one on for size: It’s the RoboRoach, a kit that turns any cockroach into a cyborg you can control from your iPhone. Ugh.<p>Weirder still, the RoboRoach is on Kickstarter. It’s being marketed as a science project for schools, but we …

Asimo's AI disappoints in latest performance as it confuses smartphones for hands

Honda's adorable Asimo humanoid robot stumbled this week at the worst possible time. Asimo was demonstrating some of its new abilities in front of a set of reporters gathered at Tokyo's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (known as Miraikan) when things didn't go as planned. During …

New Self-Aiming Rifle Would Outshoot Human Snipers

Thankfully, it's not for sale<p>TrackingPoint, a company that combines gun tech and software to create super-accurate, easy-to-use rifles, announced yesterday it is developing a new system that would give regular people unprecedented sniping powers at distances greater than humans have ever accurately …

Colorado Town Debates Bounty On Drones

If the bill passes, it's open season on government drones.<p>In the small Colorado town of Deer Trail, residents may soon be allowed to shoot down flying robots. The town board is considering an ordinance that would not only permit people with hunting licenses to fire bullets at drones, but would also …

How To Build An Elevated Garden

Good morning, all! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! The weather here was absolutely gorgeous, so I took the opportunity to work on a project …

Woodworking

Picnic Table Designs

As picnic table designs go, this one is probably the most common one-piece style. It is relatively easy to build and doesn't require many tools to do …

Quadruple backflip and sticks the landing

This must have been a coding nightmare, and let’s not even mention the particulars of the mechanical build. The blurred ball near the center of this …

The 10 best sea pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jul/13/10-best-sea-pictures<p>720<p>From Da Vinci's imagined Italian coastline to Turner's abstractions – …

eBay releases eBay Exact, a print-on-demand marketplace for the iPhone

<i>With our first foray into 3D printing technology, we have partnered with Sculpteo, MakerBot, and Hot Pop Factory who are leaders in 3D printing</i> …

Objective-C wrapper for Grand Central Dispatch (GCD)

Martin Kiss released an open source Objective-C wrapper for Grand Central Dispatch, which includes the following additions:<p>Detection of Current Queue …

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The best time is now – Happiness will follow you

When giving meditation classes, a common issue is people find it difficult to find the time to set aside 15 minutes of the day for meditation and a …

Inside look at Steve Jobs and the earliest day of Next

Godmother of Unix admins Evi Nemeth presumed lost at sea

<b>Obit</b> The New Zealand authorities have formally called off the search for the sailing cruiser <i>Nina</i>, and say its seven-person crew, which includes Evi …