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  • newMachine Learning Expert Michael Jordan On the Delusions of Big Data

    Machine Learning Expert Michael Jordan On the Delusions of Big Data

    First time accepted submitter agent elevator writes In a wide-ranging interview at IEEE Spectrum, Michael I. Jordan skewers a bunch of sacred cows, basically saying that: The overeager adoption of big data is likely to result in catastrophes of analy…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • newU.K. Supermarkets Beta Test Full-Body 3D Scanners For Selfie Figurines

    U.K. Supermarkets Beta Test Full-Body 3D Scanners For Selfie Figurines

    Lucas123 writes Walmart-owned ASDA supermarkets in the U.K. are beta testing 3D full-body scanning booths that allow patrons to buy 6-in to 9-in high "selfie" figurines. Artec Group, a maker of 3D scanners and software, said its Shapify Booth, which…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:59am -
  • newNew Microsoft Garage Site Invites Public To Test a Wide Range of App Ideas

    New Microsoft Garage Site Invites Public To Test a Wide Range of App Ideas

    An anonymous reader writes Microsoft today launched a new section on its website: The Microsoft Garage is designed to give the public early access to various projects the company is testing right now. The team is kicking off with a total of 16 free c…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:30am -
  • newWill Fiber-To-the-Home Create a New Digital Divide?

    Will Fiber-To-the-Home Create a New Digital Divide?

    First time accepted submitter dkatana writes Having some type of fiber or high-speed cable connectivity is normal for many of us, but in most developing countries of the world and many areas of Europe, the US, and other developed countries, access to…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:04am -
  • newOldest Human Genome Reveals When Our Ancestors Mixed With Neanderthals

    Oldest Human Genome Reveals When Our Ancestors Mixed With Neanderthals

    sciencehabit writes DNA recovered from a femur bone in Siberia belongs to a man who lived 45,000 years ago, according to a new study. His DNA was so well preserved that scientists were able to sequence his entire genome, making his the oldest complet…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:03am -
  • newTwo Exocomet Families Found Around Baby Star System

    Two Exocomet Families Found Around Baby Star System

    astroengine writes Scientists have found two families of comets in the developing Beta Pictoris star system, located about 64 million light-years from Earth, including one group that appears to be remnants of a smashed-up protoplanet. The discovery b…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:10am -
  • newWill the Google Car Turn Out To Be the Apple Newton of Automobiles?

    Will the Google Car Turn Out To Be the Apple Newton of Automobiles?

    An anonymous reader writes The better question may be whether it will ever be ready for the road at all? The car has fewer capabilities than most people seem to be aware of. The notion that it will be widely available any time soon is a stretch. From…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:30pm -
  • newMichigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

    Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

    An anonymous reader writes As many expected, Michigan Governor Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to buyers online in the state. When asked what Tesla's next step will be, Diarmuid O'Connell,…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:46pm -
  • newMichigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

    Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales

    An anonymous reader writes As many expected, Michigan Governor Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to buyers online in the state. When asked what Tesla's next step will be, Diarmuid O'Connell,…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:46pm -
  • newBitTorrent Performance Test: Sync Is Faster Than Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

    BitTorrent Performance Test: Sync Is Faster Than Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

    An anonymous reader writes Now that its file synchronization tool has received a few updates, BitTorrent is going on the offensive against cloud-based storage services by showing off just how fast BitTorrent Sync can be. More specifically, the compan…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:03pm -
  • newDeutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US

    Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US

    An anonymous reader writes T-Mobile, a major wireless carrier in the U.S. and subsidiary of German Deutsche Telecom, is hardening the encryption on its 2G cellular network in the U.S., reports the Washington Post. According to Cisco, 2G cellular call…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:25pm -
  • newThe Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone

    The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone

    jones_supa writes In Windows 8, there was an arrangement of two settings applications: the Control Panel for the desktop and the PC Settings app in the Modern UI side. With Windows 10, having the two different applications has started to look even mo…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:44pm -
  • newJudge Says EA Battlefield 4 Execs Engaged In "Puffery," Not Fraud

    Judge Says EA Battlefield 4 Execs Engaged In "Puffery," Not Fraud

    DemonOnIce writes with a story, as reported by Ars Technica, that a federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a proposed securities fraud class action lawsuit connected to Battlefield 4's bungled rollout. From the report: EA and several top execut…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:04pm -
  • newMicrosoft, Ask.com, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal

    Microsoft, Ask.com, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal

    itwbennett (1594911) writes Oracle, Microsoft and Ask.com are facing suits alleging that they conspired to restrict hiring of staff. The suits appear to refer to a memo that names a large number of companies that allegedly had special arrangements wi…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:23pm -
  • new6,000 Year Old Temple Unearthed In Ukraine

    6,000 Year Old Temple Unearthed In Ukraine

    An anonymous reader writes A massive archaeological dig of an ancient Ukrainian village first begun in 2009 has yielded a discovery that I sort of hope ends up inspiring a video game: a massive, scary-sounding temple. From the article: "Inside the te…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:01pm -
  • newFTDI Reportedly Bricking Devices Using Competitors' Chips.

    FTDI Reportedly Bricking Devices Using Competitors' Chips.

    janoc writes It seems that chipmaker FTDI has started an outright war on cloners of their popular USB bridge chips. At first the clones stopped working with the official drivers, and now they are being intentionally bricked, rendering the device usel…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:42pm -
  • newGoogle Announces Inbox, a New Take On Email Organization

    Google Announces Inbox, a New Take On Email Organization

    Z80xxc! writes: The Gmail team announced "Inbox" this morning, a new way to manage email. Inbox is email, but organized differently. Messages are grouped into "bundles" of similar types. "Highlights" pull out and display key information from messages…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • newAstronomers Find Brightest Pulsar Ever Observed

    Astronomers Find Brightest Pulsar Ever Observed

    An anonymous reader writes: Astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NuSTAR satellite have discovered a pulsar so bright that it challenges how scientists think pulsars work. While observing galaxy M82 in hopes of spotting supernovae,…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:17pm -
  • newRaspberry Pi Founder Demos Touchscreen Display For DIY Kits

    Raspberry Pi Founder Demos Touchscreen Display For DIY Kits

    An anonymous reader writes: Over 4 million Raspberry Pis have been sold so far, and now founder Eben Upton has shown off a touchscreen display panel that's designed to work with it. It's a 7" panel, roughly tablet sized, but slightly thicker. "With t…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:34pm -
  • newShooting At Canadian Parliament

    Shooting At Canadian Parliament

    CBC reports that a man pulled up to the War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, got out of his car, and shot a soldier with a rifle. The Memorial is right next to the Canadian Parliament buildings. A shooter (reportedly the same one, but unconfirmed) also a…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:55pm -
  • newShooting At Canadian Parliament

    Shooting At Canadian Parliament

    CBC reports that a man pulled up to the War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, got out of his car, and shot a soldier with a rifle. The Memorial is right next to the Canadian Parliament buildings. A shooter (reportedly the same one, but unconfirmed) also a…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:55pm -
  • newWhat It Took For SpaceX To Become a Serious Space Company

    What It Took For SpaceX To Become a Serious Space Company

    An anonymous reader writes: The Atlantic has a nice profile of SpaceX's rise to prominence — how a private startup managed to successfully compete with industry giants like Boeing in just a decade of existence. "Regardless of its inspirations, the…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:47pm -
  • newSoftware Glitch Caused 911 Outage For 11 Million People

    Software Glitch Caused 911 Outage For 11 Million People

    HughPickens.com writes: Brian Fung reports at the Washington Post that earlier this year emergency services went dark for over six hours for more than 11 million people across seven states. "The outage may have gone unnoticed by some, but for the mor…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:05pm -
  • newWindows 0-Day Exploited In Ongoing Attacks

    Windows 0-Day Exploited In Ongoing Attacks

    An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft is warning users about a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:23pm -
  • newDHS Investigates 24 Potentially Lethal IoT Medical Devices

    DHS Investigates 24 Potentially Lethal IoT Medical Devices

    An anonymous reader writes: In the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent recommendations to strengthen security on net-connected medical devices, the Department of Homeland Security is launching an investigation into 24 cases of pote…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:39pm -

Engadget

  • newSome Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console

    Some Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console

    The folks in Microsoft's Xbox One update preview program are a pretty privileged bunch. Hot on the heels of this week's announcement that the next patch for its new console will bring custom backgrounds, Redmond's giving that access to the testers..…
    - 11 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:31am -
  • newGoogle is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I.

    Google is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I.

    Google is assembling a team comprising some of the world's most renowned artificial intelligence researchers to create... something? Back in January, Google bought A.I. company DeepMind for a reported $400 million, and no one really knew why. Now,..…
    - 42 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • newWatch an episode of 'MST3k,' with or without the jokes explained

    Watch an episode of 'MST3k,' with or without the jokes explained

    Ordinarily, people talking during a movie is our idea of hell, but in Mystery Science Theater 3000's case, we're more than happy to allow it. The thing is, unless you've got a pop culture brain that'd make Tarantino blush, you're not going to know..…
    - 56 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:46am -
  • newAmazon's £79 Fire TV set-top box now available in the UK

    Amazon's £79 Fire TV set-top box now available in the UK

    Amazon announced the impending arrival of its Fire TV set-top box in the UK last month, and right on cue, it's now available for £79 through the company's online store. It's Amazon's attempt to steal market share from the likes of Apple, Google and…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:35am -
  • newGoogle Now wants to help protect your eyes from eclipses

    Google Now wants to help protect your eyes from eclipses

    Google Now has just added more cards to its ever-increasing arsenal, and this time, they'll help you prepare for eclipses and possibly dangerous situations. The new eclipse card lists almost everything you need to know about the phenomenon, includin…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:54am -
  • newHungary needs cash, so it wants to tax internet traffic

    Hungary needs cash, so it wants to tax internet traffic

    It's probably a good thing that Google got its Street View surveil of Hungary in when it did, because a new tax being proposed could make internet traffic in the country more expensive. A tax bill draft sent to parliament could impose a 150 forints.…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:53am -
  • newWindows 10 has new ways to protect you against internet data breaches

    Windows 10 has new ways to protect you against internet data breaches

    There are plenty of online services that use two-factor authentication to reduce the chances of someone hijacking your account after a data breach, but what about the operating system on your PC or phone? You'll get that safeguard if you use Windows…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:54am -
  • newB&O Play have made a portable Bluetooth speaker, no, we're not kidding

    B&O Play have made a portable Bluetooth speaker, no, we're not kidding

    It's the last press day at German trade show IFA, and I should be hauling ass across the show floor. Instead, I'm waiting outside by the taxi rank, sucking down secondhand smoke of the booth attendants on their breaks and hoping that my ride hasn't.…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • new'SimCity BuildIt' lets Canadians play urban planner before anyone else

    'SimCity BuildIt' lets Canadians play urban planner before anyone else

    While Canada is the brunt of countless jokes, it seems like our friendly neighbors to the north have the last laugh this time. At least when it comes to playing SimCity on the go, that is. The folks at EA have recently soft-launched SimCity BuildIt.…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:18am -
  • newYahoo's mail app has notifications for flights and events too

    Yahoo's mail app has notifications for flights and events too

    Yahoo has just released a new Mail update for iOS and Android that integrates event and travel notifications within the app... whoa wait, why does that sound familiar? Another tech company with a name that starts with a G might have announced...
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:37am -
  • newHybrid Play clips turn playground toys into videogame controllers

    Hybrid Play clips turn playground toys into videogame controllers

    A group of developers thought it would be fun to merge playground activities with mobile gaming -- so they did. They've created a system called Hybrid Play that lets kids (or adults, no judgment here) control games on their phones with see-saws,...
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:58am -
  • newFord's next cars will brake by themselves to avoid collisions

    Ford's next cars will brake by themselves to avoid collisions

    Automakers like Subaru and Volvo have had automatic anti-collision braking for a while, but what if you're a Ford fan? You won't have to wait long. The Blue Oval has revealed that it's adding its own smart braking system (Pre-Collision Assist) as an…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • newSonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech

    Sonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech

    If you thought Denon's Heos wireless speakers were a little too similar in purpose to Sonos' range, you're not alone. Sonos has sued D&M Holdings (the company that owns Denon) for allegedly violating "at least" four patents. The audio gear maker...
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:12am -
  • newHear the space age unfold on NASA's historic SoundCloud account

    Hear the space age unfold on NASA's historic SoundCloud account

    If you've ever wanted to cobble together a really wicked EDM track comprised mostly of sound bites from NASA's Mercury missions, well, now's your chance. Everyone's favorite beleaguered space agency has been posting a treasure trove of audio clips..…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:29am -
  • newSee what makes the iPad Air 2 so skinny

    See what makes the iPad Air 2 so skinny

    It's safe to say that you don't buy most Apple devices these days with the expectation that you can open them up, and it looks like the iPad Air 2 is no exception. Do-it-yourself repair shop iFixit has torn down the new tablet and found that it's...
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:43am -
  • newTickets for Sony's PlayStation gaming show go on sale Friday

    Tickets for Sony's PlayStation gaming show go on sale Friday

    So, you put in for the time off from work to hit December's PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas. The next logical step, of course, is buying tickets and come Friday you can do just that. As previously reported, a single day pass will set you..…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:04am -
  • newXbox Music ditches free desktop streaming on December 1st

    Xbox Music ditches free desktop streaming on December 1st

    If you're hooked on Xbox Music's free desktop-based listening, you're going to have make some backup plans very shortly. Microsoft has announced that it's dropping the no-cost web and Windows streaming option as of December 1st; after that, you'll..…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:12am -
  • newXiaomi is moving some of its users' data out of China

    Xiaomi is moving some of its users' data out of China

    Xiaomi's a force to be reckoned with in China -- its new phones routinely sell out online in seconds -- but its influence is steadily growing outside its native home. That's why the company's infrastructure has been quietly shifting these past few..…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:43pm -
  • newIt costs $50 to plug an Xbox One Kinect into your PC

    It costs $50 to plug an Xbox One Kinect into your PC

    What's stopping you from creating the first killer Kinect 2.0 hack? Well, now that Microsoft's released the do-all sensor's SDK to the public for free you don't have many more excuses. The software development kit is available without any fees and..…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:11pm -
  • newMicrosoft Android Wear app lets you search Bing by twisting your wrist

    Microsoft Android Wear app lets you search Bing by twisting your wrist

    Slightly irked that you have to say "OK Google" whenever you want to use voice search on your Android Wear smartwatch? Microsoft, of all companies, is coming to your rescue. The developer is leading a trio of experimental Android releases with...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:40pm -
  • newAT&T's focus on connected cars is beginning to pay off

    AT&T's focus on connected cars is beginning to pay off

    It's no secret that the US wireless market is saturated, and that most people who want a mobile device have already purchased one by now. Naturally, this means that the national players in the industry are looking for other points of revenue to aid.…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:04pm -
  • newEngadget Daily: New iPad and Retina iMac reviews, the do's and don'ts of social media, and more!

    Engadget Daily: New iPad and Retina iMac reviews, the do's and don'ts of social media, and more!

    Want to upgrade to an iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3? Maybe you're just drooling over the new Retina iMac. We reviewed them all, so you're covered either way. But that's not all we have on deck -- read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24..…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:33pm -
  • newGoogle Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration

    Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration

    Heads up, Android fans: Google Earth for your phones is about to get a lot better. That's what the folks in Mountain View are promising, anyway -- they've released an update to the app brings with it snappier performance and improved labels for maps…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:50pm -
  • newBank of America issues refunds after double-charging Apple Pay users

    Bank of America issues refunds after double-charging Apple Pay users

    Went on a spending spree with your Bank of America debit card the moment Apple Pay hit your iPhone? You might be in for a (brief) shock. The bank is now issuing refunds after it charged at least some Apple Pay users twice when they made purchases at…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:17pm -
  • newTechnology changed product placement (and you didn't even notice)

    Technology changed product placement (and you didn't even notice)

    As the music video starts, Avicii nonchalantly wanders into Stockholm's Tele2 Arena. He strolls past the venue's reception; a Grand Marnier poster gets some vital screen time. The bass drops. The crowd goes wild. For some reason, I feel like...
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:45pm -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

  • newWATCH: Detroit ruin porn in reverse - David Whitney Building

    WATCH: Detroit ruin porn in reverse - David Whitney Building

    The Detroit News has an uplifting story about the David Whitney Building, newly renovated in time for its centennial celebration. Think reverse ruin porn. Read the rest
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:29am -
  • newStar-Spangled Banner played by gun sounds like freedom

    Star-Spangled Banner played by gun sounds like freedom

    He'll need an automatic to get the syncopation right, but this gun enthusiast didn't miss a note when playing the US national anthem on Musical Targets. Read the rest
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:49am -
  • newMein Führer, I can walk!

    Mein Führer, I can walk!

    I finally hit on the idea of going as Dr. Strangelove for Halloween. I already had the 50s slim-cut suit, the glasses, the cigarette, the black leather glove. All I really needed was a blonde wig. By Gareth Branwyn's Read the rest
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:03am -
  • newThe origins of the word "cosplay"

    The origins of the word "cosplay"

    Brian Ashcraft interviewed Nobuyuki Takahashi, originator of the wonderful word: "In Japanese, English and other foreign words are often combined and/or shortened, for brevity's sake."
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:53am -
  • newInterview with Delilah S. Dawson! Whimseydark, Vampires and Ikea

    Interview with Delilah S. Dawson! Whimseydark, Vampires and Ikea

    We had a lovely time chatting with author Delilah S. Dawson about her struggles with Ikea furniture, brilliance on Twitter and the coining of Whimsydark. Read the rest
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:37am -
  • newGamer Felicia Day on Gamergate

    Gamer Felicia Day on Gamergate

    Felicia Day. Photo: Cristina Gandolfo.Gamer and online personality Felicia Day hasn't said much about Gamergate. Today, she opened up on her blog. “Why have I remained mostly silent? Self-protection and fear.” Read the rest
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:56am -
  • newXKCD watch-face for Moto 360

    XKCD watch-face for Moto 360

    Spam writes, "I'm a fan of XKCD and so I decided to put together a watchface for the Moto 360 based on xkcd.com/now because I really like Randall Munroe's concept for a simple world clock." Read the rest
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:56am -
  • newSuspended bee: A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool

    Suspended bee: A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool

    "Bourdon, October 2014."A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Bernard d'Astous.
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:47am -
  • newBunnies vs. Kittens

    Bunnies vs. Kittens

    Sometimes rabbits are friends with cats. Sometimes, they are not. (more…)
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:14am -
  • newBeautiful junkbot rayguns

    Beautiful junkbot rayguns

    By Roger Wood/Klockwerks
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:38pm -
  • newFlorida man, shot in chest by former lover, takes selfie

    Florida man, shot in chest by former lover, takes selfie

    Priorities. "As he lay bleeding, Noll raised the phone and snapped a selfie."(via)
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • newHigh-tech carnival with lasers, fire, robots and big games comes to LA 10/22-10/26

    High-tech carnival with lasers, fire, robots and big games comes to LA 10/22-10/26

    From my friend Brent Bushnell of Two Bit Circus: A modern take on the traveling circus, STEAM Carnival is a crazy reimagining of the classic carnival using high-tech amusement and amazing inventions. Read the rest
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:24pm -
  • newGiant carnivorous kangaroos, and why we dance when we hold our pee

    Giant carnivorous kangaroos, and why we dance when we hold our pee

    On This Week in Science:Kiki talked stem cells; not the controversial side of things, but the straight up science of figuring out more about these populations of cells as they exist inside our bodies throughout our lives. Read the rest
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:59pm -
  • newIllustrators depictions of gerrymandered maps

    Illustrators depictions of gerrymandered maps

    "Spawn of Gerrymander" is a series in which some of our favorite illustrators use their talents to help us see the true shape of political mapmaking in the twenty-first century: Over the course of this week, this series will present graphic visu…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:52pm -
  • newIncredible footage of gunfire in Canadian Parliament

    Incredible footage of gunfire in Canadian Parliament

    At least one gunman and a soldier are dead today after exchanges of fire in and around Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada. Read the rest
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • newThe dirty secret of Google's self-driving cars

    The dirty secret of Google's self-driving cars

    They've 700,000 miles, but mostly the same few thousand miles, over and over again -- because the cars only work if every single light, piece of street furniture, and other detail is mapped and verified by armies of human and computer analysts, and…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • new"Hive" (middle class colony collapse)

    "Hive" (middle class colony collapse)

    Jud Turner writes, "'Hive (middle class colony collapse)' is the latest in my series of sculptures depicting hallucinatory factory scenes, and ponders the loss of bees and an ever-shrinking middle class, both likely results of modern industrial met…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:26pm -
  • newCats are irresistibly drawn to circles

    Cats are irresistibly drawn to circles

    And here are the photos to prove it.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:08pm -
  • newMusic: "You Were Cool," The Mountain Goats (2015)

    Music: "You Were Cool," The Mountain Goats (2015)

    I liked this a lot.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:59pm -
  • newTop Saudi cleric: "Twitter is the source of all evil"

    Top Saudi cleric: "Twitter is the source of all evil"

    Also devastation, lies, falsehood, etc., warns Abdul Aziz Al-Sheik. [BBC]
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:15pm -
  • newMegahex - An occult-dressed stoner comic

    Megahex - An occult-dressed stoner comic

    Megahex, by Simon Hanselmann, is a collection of his Megg and Mogg strips, first featured on his Girl Mountain Tumblr. Read the rest
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:01pm -
  • newRecreations of pornographic Middle Ages badges [NSFTT]

    Recreations of pornographic Middle Ages badges [NSFTT]

    "Whether these badges were worn to celebrate the misrule of carnival days,attract good sexual luck, or merely amuse and titillate their owners,they show us a whole new side of medieval culture." Read the rest
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
  • newSketchy ethics of scientists involved with "brain training"

    Sketchy ethics of scientists involved with "brain training"

    Jeff sez, 'Scientists consulting with companies that sell brain games "falls in the same kind of category as medical researchers' taking money from drug companies,' says a Harvard educational-neuroscience professor. Or, as other scholars contend, s…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:28pm -
  • newSpooky lips

    Spooky lips

    Just one of the many outstanding creations of Eva Senín Pernas, a talented make-up artist. (via Seanan McGuire)
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:11pm -
  • newSnappy coroner's answers to stupid cross-examiner's questions

    Snappy coroner's answers to stupid cross-examiner's questions

    "How can you be sure [the patient wasn't alive] Doctor?" "Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar." Read the rest
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:01pm -
  • newNoisy cover of Sgt Pepper's from Flaming Lips and friends

    Noisy cover of Sgt Pepper's from Flaming Lips and friends

    The Flaming Lips's With A Little Help From My Fwends drops next week, but NPR has a first listen to the noisy, funny, irreverent full-album cover produced as a charity benefit for a group that provides veterinary care for needy pet owners. Read…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:58pm -
  • new3D printed Adventure Time cookie-cutter

    3D printed Adventure Time cookie-cutter

    Make your own delicious, edible BMO biscuits with this $9 starch-based 3D printed cookie cutter from Star Cookies, who also does Dragonball, Ghostbusters and more. (via Geekymerch) Read the rest
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:50pm -
  • newTARDIS and Dalek lotion-bars

    TARDIS and Dalek lotion-bars

    Etsy seller Wizard at Work makes delightful solid lotion bars in a variety of shapes, most notably thisDoctor Who two-pack featuring a Dalek and a TARDIS. Made with only four ingredients (sweet almond oil, beeswax, shea butter and cocoa butter) an…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:43pm -
  • newGiant panda masturbation resolved [NSFP]

    Giant panda masturbation resolved [NSFP]

    A phenomenon that had long been suspected, but never directly observed, now finally videoed by a World Wildlife Federation photographer in Sichuan province. (more…)
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:37pm -
  • Taste test: roadkill raccoon

    Taste test: roadkill raccoon

    Last weekend, Janica and Joel picked up six roadkill raccoons and a feral cat on a round-trip to Courtenay. It was Thanksgiving weekend. They made raccoon burgers, served the cat up stuffed, and tucked the rest away in the freezer. By Reanna Alder…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:32pm -

Campaign Monitor

  • newCanvas Customization Now Available

    Canvas Customization Now Available

    As we mentioned last month, we’ve been working hard on adding more design flexibility to our email builder Canvas. We know how important this level of control is to so many of you, so we’re really excited to share that it’s now live.You now h…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:45pm -
  • Buzzsprout

    Buzzsprout

    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • How we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    How we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    Six months ago, the customer support team sat down to discuss our performance. Like many of our meetings, it was filled with good discussion, ideas, and laughter. We have a strong bond that allows us to share ideas openly, and typically we are the fi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • Campaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    Campaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    On the Internet, communications can be secured by a number of different protocols and many of these protocols have different versions.On Tuesday October 14th a security flaw in the SSLv3 encryption protocol was disclosed which would allow an attack…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:43pm -
  • Look Hear

    Look Hear

    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:49am -
  • Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have you come across your fair share of email client display issues when coding HTML emails? Help us make a case for a better experience for email designers and marketers at Inbox Love on 29 October - and #letsfixemail together.From Outlook 2013 to…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:08am -
  • Oh My Cupcakes!

    Oh My Cupcakes!

    - 7 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 11:29pm -
  • Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Have you experienced that moment of dread when you discover an error in your email marketing campaigns? Or do you hover over the send button for what seems like hours wondering what you may have forgotten? This is what we like to call ‘Sendphobia…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:29am -
  • Do Not Iron

    Do Not Iron

    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:00am -
  • Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Email marketing has always been one of the best ways to reach and convert your audience, but once in a while something new comes along and makes you wonder if the game has changed.Web push is new, and from the sounds of it, could be a threat to your…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:12pm -
  • AGDA

    AGDA

    - 9 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:08pm -
  • How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    Are you A/B testing your email subject lines?If so, you are taking a step in the right direction towards better results from your email marketing.However, if you are just creating two different subject lines at random for each campaign then you may…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:13pm -
  • Goodstuff.fm

    Goodstuff.fm

    - 10 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:04am -
  • How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    Got two or more columns of content in your responsive email design, but find them stacking in the wrong order when viewed on mobile devices? This simple coding technique will put them in their place.When coding emails, there are likely times when y…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 10:31pm -
  • Bank of Tennessee

    Bank of Tennessee

    - 14 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 11:52pm -
  • How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    Is your email click-through rate lower than you’d like?You’re getting everything right as well. You’re writing great email subject lines, structuring your email for scanners, and writing simple copy that sells.But for some reason, people st…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 1:46am -
  • Web Together

    Web Together

    - 17 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 9:36pm -
  • Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Asking what events email designers and marketers attend is a bit like asking where pigeons hide their eggs. To many, it's all a bit of a mystery. However, with the benefit of having attended some great talks, I'd like to share some of my favorites, b…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:46am -
  • Cockatoo Island

    Cockatoo Island

    - 22 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:50am -
  • 6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    When we shared our favorite stock photography websites with you earlier this year we got a great response, with many of you sharing your stories of how the sites helped make your email campaigns more beautiful.This made us realise that although bea…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 10:36pm -
  • App Partner

    App Partner

    - 26 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 10:39pm -
  • 5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    Is there an ideal "email design toolkit" that every coder should be carrying? What should we familiar with to get an edge in our field? To find out, we asked 5 email professionals to weigh in on the apps (and habits) that keep them productive and san…
    - 27 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:13am -
  • Theatre Projects Manitoba

    Theatre Projects Manitoba

    - 28 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • 6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    Have you ever found it difficult to get the right image for your email marketing campaign?If you're like most marketers, you probably don’t have a design background and years of experience with tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, which can make…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    If you've been paying attention to the blog lately, you may have noticed our new guide. Alongside this lovely online resource to read and learn from, we also created an email campaign that, in no modest terms, is a thing to admire. With custom icons…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 4:33am -
  • Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Here at Campaign Monitor, we believe beautiful design gets better results.That's why whenever we send our email newsletters, we have our design team create unique icons for each one and why when we publish blog posts like this one, we go the extra…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 10:47pm -
  • border:none

    border:none

    We love a good fluid-width email - and this newsletter leading up to Germany's border:none conference has definitely won our support. Featuring a flexible-width header image, web fonts and a lovely responsive layout, it's an attention-getter - not ju…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:53am -
  • Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Almost 5% of the population is color blind. To put this into perspective, that's roughly the same number of people who use Outlook.com or Yahoo! Mail. Yet despite this prevalence, remarkably little has been said about how to choose colors for accessi…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:51am -
  • Big Sea

    Big Sea

    - 35 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:00am -
  • 20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    When I first started here at Campaign Monitor, I reached out to some of our most frequent blog readers and asked them what their biggest challenge with email marketing was.My goal was to understand what people found most difficult about email market…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:58pm -
  • Sydney Living Museums

    Sydney Living Museums

    - 36 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:27am -
  • Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    When we launched Canvas a couple of months back, we were blown away with the positive response. Every day, we see thousands of beautiful responsive email designs being sent that took minutes to create instead of days. While the reaction so far has be…
    - 36 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:46pm -
  • Point 2 Design

    Point 2 Design

    - 37 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:38pm -
  • How to write email copy that sells

    How to write email copy that sells

    So you’ve got a great new product or feature that you’re about to launch.You sit down to write copy for the email campaign and you start drawing blanks. What am I supposed to write? How do I make this new product or feature appealing to my aud…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • The Restaurant

    The Restaurant

    - 39 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 6:15pm -
  • How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    We were recently given a banner ad spot over on Codepen, a code prototype and community platform for developers. Between people's banner blindness and the low click-through rates associated with banner advertising, we knew we had to do something a bi…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 10:18pm -
  • Studio Alexander

    Studio Alexander

    - 43 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 2:09am -
  • The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    If you were one of a handful of people who tuned in for Apple's announcement today, a couple of things may have caught your attention. Sure, there were some big reveals, but if you're an email geek like myself, you were likely hoping to get one big q…
    - 44 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 4:59am -
  • Divvy

    Divvy

    - 44 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 2:48am -
  • Are you using these 8 subject line formulas to get your emails opened?

    Are you using these 8 subject line formulas to get your emails opened?

    Do you struggle to come up with great subject lines for your email campaigns?The subject line is the start of the readers experience with your campaign, and in a world of increasing distractions, it can also be the end of their experience if you do…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 10:58pm -
  • Yogi Surprise

    Yogi Surprise

    - 45 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 4:54am -
  • Is wearable technology the future of email marketing?

    Is wearable technology the future of email marketing?

    With Android Wear releasing three smartwatches and generally making a lot of noise in the days prior to Apple's much-hyped announcement, the collective imagination has run wild around how wearable tech will change how we interact with the world.In…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 1:05am -
  • Lisa Said So

    Lisa Said So

    - 50 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 11:04pm -
  • How Gmail’s unsubscribe button really affects email marketers

    How Gmail’s unsubscribe button really affects email marketers

    Earlier this month, Gmail made a widely publicized announcement about the unsubscribe button which now appears in the header of your email marketing campaigns.It was picked up by major publications like Adweek and Mashable and was proclaimed as a '…
    - 50 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 12:07am -
  • Communikate

    Communikate

    - 51 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 6:21am -
  • Are you missing click-throughs by not structuring your email campaigns for ‘scanners’?

    Are you missing click-throughs by not structuring your email campaigns for ‘scanners’?

    How do you read email marketing campaigns that land in your inbox? Do you meticulously read every single word? Or do you scan them looking for things that might be of interest to you?I subscribe to a lot of email lists as part of my role here at Cam…
    - 52 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:13pm -
  • Soda Digital

    Soda Digital

    - 53 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 11:38pm -
  • Growing the Campaign Monitor design team, while maintaining the same high standards

    Growing the Campaign Monitor design team, while maintaining the same high standards

    If you've ever worked as a designer in a rapidly-growing team, you'll know that the territory comes with its fair share of challenges. For newcomers, there's the gauntlet of adopting the team's tools and workflow, not to mention culture. For the team…
    - 55 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:16am -
  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters

    - 56 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:55am -
  • 3 product announcement emails critiqued by marketing expert Neil Patel

    3 product announcement emails critiqued by marketing expert Neil Patel

    I don’t know about you, but I'm a visual learner.I can read about great copywriting techniques and microcopy all day long, but one of the ways I learn best is by seeing something in action.Apparently I'm not alone either, with approximately 65%…
    - 57 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:06pm -
  • Film Fest Gent

    Film Fest Gent

    - 57 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:01am -
  • How we create and send a monthly email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers

    How we create and send a monthly email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers

    When I first started here at Campaign Monitor, I reached out to a number of the frequent readers of this blog and asked them about some of the challenges they faced with email marketing.One of the most common challenges I heard is that it’s often…
    - 59 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:47pm -
  • Birchbox

    Birchbox

    - 59 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:01am -
  • HTML5 vs XHTML 1.0: Which doctype should you use in HTML email?

    HTML5 vs XHTML 1.0: Which doctype should you use in HTML email?

    Earlier today, one of our customers asked for our recommendation on doctypes. While choosing a doctype when designing for the web these days is a no-brainer, there's still doubt as to whether the elegant HTML5 declaration is as applicable to email de…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:22pm -
  • DIY

    DIY

    - 62 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:23am -

Gizmodo

  • newB&O Has a Stunning New High-End Bluetooth Speaker

    B&O Has a Stunning New High-End Bluetooth Speaker

    Bang and Olufsen is usually best known for audio equipment that costs more than your car. But now, it's decided to create something that normal people can afford—its first ever portable Bluetooth speaker.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:30am -
  • newThis Bench Is Built Using Two Power Mac G5s

    This Bench Is Built Using Two Power Mac G5s

    The Apple Power Mac G5 was an iconic computer—but, launched back in 2003, it's since been superseded by the Mac Pro. So what better way to celebrate its long and useful life than using its bold looks elsewhere in the office?Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:45am -
  • newYahoo's new email app, available for Android and iOS, integrates event and travel notifications alon
    Yahoo's new email app, available for Android and iOS, integrates event and travel notifications alongside all your messages. Sound familiar ?Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:20am -
  • newGood night, Chicago

    Good night, Chicago

    I like Chicago. The city is clean, the architecture is nice, Wrigley Field is fun, a river cuts through it and the lake is right there. I wanted to make fun of the Bean but it drew me in like a mosquito about to be zapped. And hey, I realized that I…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:05am -
  • newClassic sci-fi spaceships make me nostalgic for a future that never was

    Classic sci-fi spaceships make me nostalgic for a future that never was

    French illustrator Manchu is one of the masters of classic sci-fi illustration. His worlds and spaceships are massive, optimistic, colorful, and sometimes even zany on his alien spaceship designs. Masterfully crafted, his work reminds me of another…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:01am -
  • newThe new Double Down burger is even more ridiculous than the original

    The new Double Down burger is even more ridiculous than the original

    Foodbeast found a new KFC Double Down burger that is even more insane than the original: the Zinger Double Down King at KFCs in Korea. Instead of just sandwiching bacon and cheese with two fried chicken filets, this Double Down uses the same fried c…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:23am -
  • newAir New Zealand made a Lord of the Rings movie for an epic safety video

    Air New Zealand made a Lord of the Rings movie for an epic safety video

    Air New Zealand loves to make fun in-flight safety videos that can include anything from body paint to supermodels to Richard Simmons to Betty White. This time though, they've gone beyond epic: the safety video is basically a full on LOTR and Hobb…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:22am -
  • newHow to cut a goose feather into a lovely quill pen

    How to cut a goose feather into a lovely quill pen

    I'm not going to lie, I don't really need to know how to cut and make a quill pen from a goose feather. No one does anymore. But! I was completely fascinated by the process of it. It's funny how he uses both vintage tools (an 1800's era quill cuttin…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:45am -
  • newWhat the USA thinks of Europe and what Europe thinks of the USA

    What the USA thinks of Europe and what Europe thinks of the USA

    Stereotypes today are typically outdated and vaguely racist but when harmless, they can be quite comical. Like these quick hitter animations about what the USA thinks of Europe and vice versa and what different parts of Europe thinks about the other…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:26am -
  • newCan anyone really eat this insane five-patty Japanese cheeseburger?

    Can anyone really eat this insane five-patty Japanese cheeseburger?

    I always feel guilty eating plain double cheeseburgers at Shake Shack, but after seeing the Tower Cheeseburger by Korean-Japanese fast food chain Lotteria, I won't anymore. These people are crazy. And the real thing even looks crazier than this beau…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:25am -
  • newThis New Ikea Desk Goes From Sit To Stand With The Push Of A Button

    This New Ikea Desk Goes From Sit To Stand With The Push Of A Button

    Sitting is comfy, but hours (and hours and hours) on your rear-end isn't great for your bod (even though it probably won't kill you ). Standing is good, but tiresome after a while. Hybrid desks can be pricey but Ikea is betting on Bekant, a worksp…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:45am -
  • newAll the President's Men Is What Made Me Want to Become a Journalist

    All the President's Men Is What Made Me Want to Become a Journalist

    Ben Bradlee was editor of the Washington Post when the newspaper did something phenomenal: It took down the Nixon administration in the Watergate scandal. I didn't know anything about Bradlee or newspapers or the Washington Post when I saw the 1976…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:25am -
  • newThis is first trailer for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron and it looks amazing

    This is first trailer for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron and it looks amazing

    Comicbook Resources got the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, apparently leaked early by Movieweb, and now it appears it has leaked everywhere. It's narrated by Ultron (James Spader), and features all the team members—plus the much anticipated…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:20am -
  • newA man returns to Chernobyl after leaving decades ago

    A man returns to Chernobyl after leaving decades ago

    This is the music video for It's Alright, by Fractures, filmed in location in Chernobyl, Ukraine, right after the Maidan revolution that shook that country. It's not as visually or musically powerful as Paolo Nutini's Iron Sky, but I like the over…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:03am -
  • newThese Insanely Detailed Star Wars Models Are Truly Works of Art

    These Insanely Detailed Star Wars Models Are Truly Works of Art

    As the next wave of leaks from the next Star Wars are oh-so-slow to trickle in, hopefully this will tide you over: A colossal collection of 140 photographs featuring Industrial Light & Magic's model-building process from 1977 to 1983. It's simply in…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:30pm -
  • newThis is what happens when you give McDonald's to organic food "experts"

    This is what happens when you give McDonald's to organic food "experts"

    "What happens when you serve McDonald's food to some experts and pretend it's a new organic meal?" ask Sacha and Cedrique. To answer this question they went to a organic food fair in Houten, Netherlands, armed with disguised McNuggets and Big Macs.…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:36pm -
  • newI really want this sci-fi short film to be made into a full movie

    I really want this sci-fi short film to be made into a full movie

    Into Dusk is a sci-fi short film about a terminal patient—Ellie—and her lover—Wren—who is broke, desperate to save her life—and has a gun. Jason Ho filmed it to attract investors to make a full feature. I would watch a film that explores h…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:11pm -
  • new1.5 million wildebeests cross a river in one impressive time-lapse

    1.5 million wildebeests cross a river in one impressive time-lapse

    Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas made this impressive time-lapse showing the massive migration of wildebeests from Kenya to the fresher pastures of Tanzania. Will calculates that about 1.5 million wildebeests crossed the Mara River, Kenya,…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:01pm -
  • newThese photos are so incredibly perfect that I can't believe they're real

    These photos are so incredibly perfect that I can't believe they're real

    This image is so impossibly flawless in every aspect that is hard to believe it is real. Technique, composition, subject matter—it's like a perfect dream, but it's an actual photo of Svolvaer, Norway, by extremely talented Max Rive. His other work…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:54pm -
  • newNew Tron-like smart highway has lines that glow in the dark

    New Tron-like smart highway has lines that glow in the dark

    The first stage of Smart Highways—a project created by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and Hejmans Infrastructure—is finally completed and looks amazing. Located at N329 in Oss, Netherlands, this futuristic road has lines that glow in the nigh…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:32pm -