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What’s Up With That: Why Does Sleeping In Just Make Me More Tired?

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Oversleep causes a feeling similar to feeling hung over and it's caused by the same biological function th ...
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The Quest to Make a Studio-Quality Star Trek Movie on a Kickstarter Budget

It's scheduled to wrap production in the fall, stars well-known actors, and boasts a deep bench of design and production talent. But this one won't be co-starring Chris Pin ...
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Why Your Phone Freaks Out When You Get Off a Plane

Every time you step off of an airplane, there's a fight going on inside your mobile phone. It's a war for dominance, and it plays out in airports across the world. The casualties are dropped call ...
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A Startup Creating a Hyper-Smart Office That Tracks Everything

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Using Robin's system an office drone can walk into a meeting room and feel like a que ...
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Mourning the Death of the Great American Roadside Motel

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Before all the old mom-and-pop roadside motels disappear, photographer Eric Cousineau has made it his mission to preserve at least some of them on film. For over a decade he's crisscrossed the United States, visiting dozens for a series ...
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Why It Took So Long for the World’s Fiercest Supercars to Go Hybrid

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Bugatti’s next car will be a hybrid. It’s not surprising that the proud manufacturer of the Veyron Super Sport, the king of all excessive automobiles, is taking a route that makes most people think of the dinky eco-mobiles and their self-satisfied owners. It’s surprising ...
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Mobile App Design: Tricks of the Trade

It's an unsung form of creativity in the smartphone age: the thoughtful design of our mobile apps. What follow are lessons from three different UX designers about how to master mobile. TIPS ON MOBILE GAME DESIGN FROM ANDERS HEJDENBERG Designer 1337 & Senri Gothenburg, Sweden Elsa Jenna Make Chunks A game's vivid background art ca ...
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Musical Instruments

Elsa Jenna Your phone is now a recording studio, a music school, and a Guitar Center. Thousands of music apps enable you to do everything from autotune your voicemail greeting to compose a symphony. But it turns out that when you talk to professional musicians about what they use to create and perform music ...
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The Boundary-Pushing Novelist Who’s Made Twitter His New Medium

Keira Rathbone Teju Cole was stuck in traffic in Mumbai when an idea came to him. He had recently written a short story and he thought, why not share it in tweets? Cole is the author of two books of fiction, Open City and Every Da ...
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The Woman Behind Vine’s Most Incredible Animated Dreamscapes

Maciek Jasik For 13 years, Manhattan photographer Meagan Cignoli worked to capture the perfect moment. But now she's also trying to make those moments move—weaving them together on Vine, Twitter's app for sharing six-second videos shot on phones. Her movies, tiny animations that unfold into absurd, diorama-like dreamscapes, became ...
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