The magic of 3D rendering has made the dream world more lucid than ever before.
The images below are not photographs, but architectural designs created digitally by talented designers with 3D software. These scenic renderings, curated by 3D model store CG Trader, are some of the most photorealistic examples in the world.
The designs were made for anything from commercial use to school projects to additional portfolio work. While photographers can…
It starts with an incoming call from a number you don’t recognize. Your phone rings once, then the caller hangs up
If you call the number back, you’ll probably be greeted with a recording that asks you to hold for an operator or a similar message. But the 10-digit phone number you just dialed isn’t a U.S. number; it’s an international number that charges by the minute — much like a 1-900 number — and that’s on top of the international fees your carrier charges.
The Venezuelan government has tortured 18 protesters since the beginning of the demonstrations in the country, according to a local human rights organization.
The Foro Penal Venezolano, an association of human rights lawyers, is keeping track of the number of people detained and arrested as a result of the protests that have been sweeping Venezuela for more than two weeks. The group reports that there have been 18 cases of “torture,” with authorities beating up protesters, and there’s even a…
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, you don’t ask what seat. You just get on.
This advice from Google chairman Eric Schmidt is one of the standout lines from Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. The Fortune 500 COO says it’s some of the best career advice she’s ever received — after all, it landed her at Google and then Facebook.
But there are rocket ships beyond Silicon Valley, and for our new series The First 100, we tracked down the first 100 employees at 100 startups and small businesses….
Samsung will hold its “Unpacked 5″ event later this month on the first day of the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona. With “5″ snuck into the event’s tagline — and the timing for a new flagship device right on track — we’ll likely to see the unveiling of the next-generation, much-anticipated Galaxy S5 smartphone.
Last year, Samsung didn’t launch the Galaxy S4 until weeks later at a separate event in New York City. A New York Times report indicates, however, that the Galaxy S5 is…
Target began notifying customers about a massive security breach that exposed debit and credit card information of many who shopped in its stores earlier in January. One email to a customer fittingly began with: “As you may have heard or read …”
By the time Target sent this message, nearly a month had passed since the retailer confirmed the breach publicly. That admission was prompted by the findings of one Internet security writer and came four days after the security incident was said to…
China’s clampdown on Bitcoin continues, and the virtual currency’s prices keep plunging. As of early morning on Wednesday, the price of Bitcoin went down to around $500 across major exchanges, its lowest in nearly a month.
Two weeks ago, China’s central bank said Bitcoin was not a currency and thus prohibited local financial institutions from processing bitcoin transaction. Now, the central bank has banned third-party payment companies from dealing in bitcoins, as reported by multiple news
After realizing the $10.41 in his piggy bank wouldn’t be enough to support NASA, a 6-year-old boy with dreams of becoming an astronaut decided to petition President Barack Obama‘s administration to increase funding for the space program.
Under the advisement of his parents, Connor Johnson of Denver, Colo., filed his plea on the government website We the People. In less than two weeks, the petition has garnered more than 10,000 digital signatures.