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Never mind Zynga: Facebook claims its last three months of game revenue are a record

Facebook has revealed a snapshot of the amount of activity games receive on its platform. While it has 250 million people playing (...)

2013-06-03
What Is David Lynch Saying With His First Vine, “Another Mystery?”

The iconoclastic director turns his eye to Vine. Does the tiny film augur something bigger? Here’s what happens when the (...)

2013-06-02
Oscar Winner Alex Gibney On WikiLeaks And Uncovering The Story Behind The Topic

Acclaimed doc filmmaker Alex Gibney talks about his new film We Steal Secrets, the difference between a topic and a story, and making (...)

2013-06-02
This App Won’t Let Your Food Delivery Mess With Your Diet Goals

Sticking to a healthy food plan can be hard. HealthyOut will only let you order meals that will help you stay on your diet. (...)

2013-06-02
A Hospital Rebrands Chemotherapy For Kids With The Help Of Superheroes

To make the chemotherapy process easier and more palatable for children, agency JWT Brazil teamed up with Warner Bros. and a cancer (...)

2013-06-02
Domino’s Explores The Next Frontier For Drones (Pizza Delivery) With The “DomiCopter”

Domino’s looks to the skies for its latest idea in pizza conveyance. Last summer, Domino’s ran a contest to create (...)

2013-06-02
This Clever Bowl Wields A Built-In Strainer

And it’s all of $15 away from being yours. It happens to me about once a week. I need to rinse some produce, but my colander (...)

2013-06-02
Would Energy Efficiency Improvements Increase If You Didn’t Have To Wait Years For Payoff?

To better insulate your house will cost a lot of money up front, which you’ll slowly make back in savings over the next bunch (...)

2013-06-02
Beavers Stage A Comeback, And They’re Out For Revenge

After being nearly hunted to death, beavers are back in Europe. And they’re making it clear that they aren’t too happy (...)

2013-06-02
Meet The Ultimate Talent Agent For Cats

Tired of cat memes? Too bad, they’re finally going pro. Have you heard? Grumpy Cat, the most decorated Internet cat of (...)

2013-06-02
What Your Website’s Design Says About You

Advertise here with BSAAs web designers, we know that our work speaks to our users. It’s that reason why we go about our work (...)

2013-06-02
LinkedIn redesigns its ‘Who’s Viewed Your Profile’ page, expands analytics for Premium members

LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the (...)

2013-06-02
Google Chrome 27 for iOS is out: Improved voice search, better voice recognition, and faster page reloads

Almost two weeks after releasing Chrome 27 on the desktop and Chrome 27 for Android, Google today announced the release of Chrome (...)

2013-06-02
New Set-Top Solution FanTV Promises One Entertainment Box To Rule Them All

The folks behind the TV- and movie-search app Fanhattan unveil Fan TV, a sleek, grid-free set-top box and buttonless remote that (...)

2013-06-01
Will Silk Worms Help Build Our Future Cities?

MIT Media Lab conducts a silk worm-enabled experiment in bio-digital fabrication. It’s amazing what an army of 6,500 silk (...)

2013-06-02
Heineken Drops A New Reality Web Series And Drops Fans Into Uncomfortable Situations

Heineken turns its attention to real people in its latest content campaign, "Dropped." When Rikar Gil revealed that he really (...)

2013-06-02
Expensive E-Health Solutions Are Good For The Developing World, Too

We tend to think of the cutting edge of medicine technology as benefiting connected Americans, but a new pilot project that brought (...)

2013-06-02
Captivating Photos Of America’s Abandoned Theaters

Julia Solis finds beauty and drama in decaying performance spaces around the country. Julia Solis is an unabashed ruins aesthete. (...)

2013-06-02
Why Aral Balkan Thinks iOS Can Still Compete

Respected iOS designer and developer Aral Balkan is currently working on several projects, including an experiment with a personal (...)

2013-06-02
Why You Should Tweet From Your Deathbed

Kate Granger, a 31-year-old British doctor, is blogging her journey with terminal cancer. Her words help us understand how we live (...)

2013-06-02
6 Lessons In Creativity From James Cameron

You don’t have to plumb the Mariana Trench for tips on terminating your creative slump. James Cameron surfaces here to share (...)

2013-06-02
Good Characters And Cool Stuff—James Cameron On The Evolution Of Storytelling

James Cameron talks about the essence of storytelling, the role of tech in his films and his creative relationship to his audience (...)

2013-06-02
The Insane Growth Of China’s And India’s Megacities Mapped Through Satellite Imagery

These charts--made with information from weather satellites scanning the ground--show how wide and how tall cities around the world (...)

2013-06-02
A Better Mudguard For Cyclists Hides Itself When It’s Not Raining

Bike mudguards are often ugly and easily breakable or stealable. The new Plume mudguard, available on Kickstarter, is sturdy, attractive, (...)

2013-06-02
Infographic: The Worst Jobs Throughout History

How does making iPhones at Foxconn compare to tasting Hitler’s food? Now you know. It’s all too easy to take a boring (...)

2013-06-02
Why NASA Just Spent $125,000 To Fund A 3-D Pizza Printer Prototype

The space agency made a splash with its headline-friendly plan to print pizzas in space. But what exactly does the ability to create (...)

2013-06-02
A Beautiful Kids’ Book That Combines Interactivity With Good Old-Fashioned Text

The Jörgits, an indie fantasy novel for kids nine and up, uses interactivity as a supplement to the story, not a stand-in (...)

2013-06-02
These Video Games Won’t Rot You’re Brain, They’re Changing The World

When your mom tells you to stop playing and go outside, now you can have a surefire excuse. The winners of the annual Games For (...)

2013-06-02
Turkish PM blasts Twitter and social media for spreading ‘lies’ during weekend protests

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has blasted Twitter and social media in general for spreading rumors and “lies” (...)

2013-06-01
How Facebook could turn Home around by expanding integration with its own feature set

Facebook constantly evolves to help people better connect with one another. Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg expounded recently that Facebook (...)

2013-06-01
Inspiring stuff: Meet two talented tech entrepreneurs aged just 13

One of the most talked about parts of The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 was when two 13-year-olds took to the stage. Jordan Casey (...)

2013-05-31
These Arctic Pics Show How Extreme Weather Shifts Our Perspective

Eirik Johnson’s photographs capture the architecture of these beautifully ramshackle cabins at different times of year. (...)

2013-05-30
The Bouroullec Brothers’ Drawings Fill A Tome

This new book of abstract shapes reveals the brothers’ free-form thinking but also their strict discipline. Ronan and (...)

2013-05-30
7 Social Media Tips for CEOs

Businesses can no longer afford to have top leaders sit on the social media sidelines, a new study finds. More than three-quarters (...)

2013-05-30
Updating Your Twitter Profile Is Now Much Easier

Twitter has now made it even easier to upload a new profile picture, header image or background image to your profile. SEE ALSO: (...)

2013-05-30
Turn Your Facebook Timeline Into an Actual Book With Likebooks

These days, your Facebook Timeline can serve as a digital scrapbook of your life: birthdays, graduations, weddings, trips to Disneyland (...)

2013-05-31
After 4 years, Twitter’s Platform director Ryan Sarver to leave the company on June 28

Twitter’s Director of Platform Ryan Sarver has announced that he will be leaving the company on June 28. He has not announced (...)

2013-05-30
Three departures for Twitter as Dev Relations Manager Jason Costa heads to Pinterest

Twitter has seen three departures in recent weeks, with both TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth and Platform Director Ryan Sarver both (...)

2013-05-31
Google says it won’t approve any Glass apps with facial recognition until it has protections in place

Today, Google posted a notice to its Google Glass channel on G+ that lays out its plan to prevent abuse of facial recognition on the (...)

2013-05-31
A Robot For Autistic Kids, Now In Schools

The humanoid NAO Robot can interact with kids in a way that grownups sometimes can’t. For many autistic kids, social interaction (...)

2013-05-30
6 Dioramas Depict Ai Weiwei’s Life In Captivity

The artist and activist creates some of his most political work yet. In 2011, state police seized the artist and activist Ai (...)

2013-05-30
Unleash Your Inner Baby With Evian’s Baby and Me App

Baby yourself with Evian’s digital follow-up to its popular video. Remember those dancing babies from Evian? "Baby and (...)

2013-05-30
Kickstarting: A Sharpie-Wielding Robot That Teaches Kids To Program

Want to teach kids to program? Give them a robot buddy. His eyes are wide, like ET’s or Johnny Five’s. His skin (...)

2013-05-30
Google Is Learning How Smartphones Impact In-Store Shopping

Smartphones allow us to answer our own product questions about options, specs and, of course, price while we’re out shopping. (...)

2013-05-30
Marin County’s Quest For A Soda-Free Summer

The crunchy California county is trying to keep kids off soda, but with nothing so harsh as a ban. Instead, they’re going (...)

2013-05-30
Watch: The History Of The Bauhaus, In 2 Minutes

A new video short uses minimalist graphics and witty wordplay to describe what the Bauhaus was. “How Bauhaus is your house?” (...)

2013-05-30
Watch: ToBe, An App That’s A Freeform Canvas For Creativity

Cofounder Nick Dangerfield talks about how the app lets users compose with "all the senses of the Internet." The Internet is (...)

2013-05-30
A Mesmerizing Attack Of The GIF Clones

Artist Erdal Inci makes strange loops out of everyday activities. Istanbul-based artist Erdal Inci has created mesmerizing armies (...)

2013-05-30

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