design
Does This Typeface Truly Help Dyslexic Readers Read?

I'm not dyslexic, so I really have no way of judging whether this is bogus or the real deal. But 1 in 10 people have it, and for them I hope this is legit. Read More >>

foodmodo
Moon-Shaped Ice-Cream Sandwich Balls: Coming to a Freezer Near You

The only thing better than ice cream is ice cream with a gimmick. And since ice cream trucks are all actually sort of chemist vans in disguise (right?), and those Pikachu-faced Popsicles aren't even that tasty, please direct your attention to this new and very wonderful upgrade, coming straight from the guys who know how to make ice cream best: Häagen-Dazs. Read More >>

advertising
Wonderbra Built a Free App That Lets You Strip a Model Down to Her Skivvies

Sex sells. Blah, blah, blah. Wonderbra's lingerie x-ray vision app masquerading as an ad campaign is pretty incredible. Read More >>

patents
Google Is Getting into the Smartwatch Game

After the abysmal flub that was Sony's SmartWatch, the threshold for smartwatch success is preeeeety low. I mean, a construction-paper-and-crayon watch would be an improvement on that "gadget cold sore." Read More >>

apple
You Really Are Never Too Old to Learn a New Technology

Truly! There is absolutely no age cut-off for learning a new technology. I mean, if a four-year-old can operate an iPad, there is absolutely no reason why that infant's grandmother or grandfather shouldn't be able to as well. After all, most if not all of our grandparents have used a typewriter at one point or another. And that's already a step above the kind of hands-on life experience a pre-schooler is working with. Read More >>

advertising
New Apple Ads: Thumbs, Ears, Physics, and Photo Shoots

Apple's newest ads are all about touting the iPhone 5 concomitantly larger and smaller size, as well as its ear-shaped earbuds. Read More >>

art
Reimagined Flags Based on National Stereotypes are Awesome Art

Kirill Zaytsev's "Flagsters: Flags Letters Countries & Stereotypes" is a visual experiment using national flags and their verbal stereotypes to reimagine pre-existing national designs. Read More >>

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Watch This Brand New iPhone 5 Burst into Flame

So you've waiting in line for hours upon hours and finally, at long last, you have. You have your brand new iPhone 5. Its long body cradled lightly in your hands, like the willowy limb of runway model. Read More >>

iphone 5
World's First iPhone 5 Owner Calls Queue “Absolutely Retarded, Superficial and Pretentious”

Luckily Australians. The first to get their grubby mits on everything good simply by virtue of the fact that they live down under. But even the iPhone 5's first Aussie owners had to do their time in a queue, and, frankly, they're not too thrilled by it. Read More >>

youtube
YouTube Is Testing Out an Interactive Quiz Feature

A new feature being tested out by Youtube could add infinitely many new uses to the video-hosting service. TechCrunch reports that a user-customised quiz feature called "Video Questions Editor Beta" (first spotted by a Dutch tech site). Read More >>

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"The Instagram Song" Will Make You Laugh and Cringe

Serious Instagrammers are a hardcore bunch. And, from what I can tell, you're either with 'em or you're just not. (Me, I've used it maybe all of four times ever.) Read More >>

iphone 5
No Dock for the iPhone 5, Says SVP Phil Schiller

Fans of Apple's own generational iPhone docks may be disappointed to learn that no such accessory will be manufactured for the iPhone 5. Read More >>

rumours
Google Developer Hints at Possibility of an Internet Without Site Log-ins

Today in a post on his personal blog, Google developer Tim Bray wrote elliptically of a project he's working on that could—if he means what I think he means—radically change our experience of using the Internet—for the better. Read More >>

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Watch This Tornado of Fire Swirl Around the Australian Outback

For 40 minutes, a bush fire burning across the Australian Outback swirled in a terrifying and breathtaking column of pure flame. The tornado of fire was caught on camera by Chris Tangey, of Alice Springs Film and Television, who was scouting locations in the area when the fiery twister erupted before his eyes! [DailyMail] Read More >>

iphone 5
Fox News (Falsely) Reports iPhone 5 Will Have Laser Keyboard and Holographic Images

Loyal viewers of Fox 5 news will be pretty disappointed come September 21, when they discover their shiny new iPhone 5s have exactly none of the sweet features the NYC Fox affiliate has reported the phone to have. Read More >>

microsoft
Did Microsoft Steal Its New Logo From a Chocolate Company?

Ritter Sport makes fine German chocolate in a variety of flavours. Microsoft makes electronics and software of all sorts. Ritter is found in stores the world over. Microsoft is found in pockets and PCs and places of business all across the land. Both good companies. Both successful companies. But neither one as much in common with the other...EXCEPT FOR A LOGO. Read More >>

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