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90 Seconds on The Verge: Hulu, Xbox One, and a Lego X-Wing

Haunting Melissa is an iOS-only horror yarn that hints at the future for TV and storytelling

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As the producer behind hits such as The Ring and Mulholland Drive, Neal Edelstein is now trying his hand at experimental new media, kicking off with Haunting Melissa. Co-founded as a ‘next generation production’ company by Edelstein, Hooked Digital Media premiered Haunting Melissa last week, and is striving to “reinvent...
Haunting Melissa is an iOS-only horror yarn that hints at the future for TV and storytelling
Wi-Fi graffiti, a 'self-driving' car, and your very own TED talk from the pranksters at 'F.A.T. GOLD'

Very excited for my next big knitting project: The wonderful Vivian by Ysolda Teague. Just got yarn @fibrespaceshop http://ow.ly/1nrSU

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Very excited for my next big knitting project: The wonderful Vivian by Ysolda Teague. Just got yarn @fibrespaceshop http://ow.ly/1nrSU

REVEALED: How Giant Patent Troll Intellectual Ventures Does Business

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Two researchers say they have uncovered a bunch of new information about the world's largest patent "aggregator," Intellectual Ventures. Founded by former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold about a decade ago, the company's main business is getting patents, then using them to extract licensing fees or legal settlements...
REVEALED: How Giant Patent Troll Intellectual Ventures Does Business
NPR's new Kickstarter is a clever commentary on the crowdfunding reward system

Re-watch this morning's Nintendo Direct right here, right now

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Nothing says, "Nintendo news" quite like watching Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gesticulate in a featureless white room for nearly an hour. This morning's Nintendo Direct presentation didn't disappoint in that respect, with Iwata moving his hands this way and that, all the while detailing upcoming system updates to the...
Re-watch this morning's Nintendo Direct right here, right now

Hofstadter's Law and yarn bombs: How to keep your brain from underestimating task time

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Do you ever wonder why you never have enough time — no matter how much planning you undertake to stay on top of things? That’s called the Planning Fallacy. We’re going to look at two solutions to this problem. But first, a glossary! Glossary Yarn Bomb: a type of graffiti or...
Hofstadter's Law and yarn bombs: How to keep your brain from underestimating task time
FamilyLeaf Brings Your Kin Together In Its Own Private Social Network
A Funny Thing Happened As I Was “Tracked”

Of myths and 41-megapixel sensors: Nokia looks back on the 808 PureView (video)

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It's a tale as old as the introduction of the 808 PureView, itself. Something about a bar and Tokyo and scribbling ingenious ideas on a napkin -- you know, the same 'ol humble origin story that seems to surround every impactful creation. Spoon-fed mythology aside, Nokia's decided to shift...
Of myths and 41-megapixel sensors: Nokia looks back on the 808 PureView (video)
UK soldiers could be wearing electricity-storing 'e-textile' uniforms by the end of the year

How to become a mobile app millionaire

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This week 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio hit the headlines by selling his app, Summly, to Yahoo for an estimated £18m. Here's a step-by-step guide to your own hi-tech fortuneYou have an idea for an app? Of course you do. Everyone has an idea for an app. Even my mum does, despite...
How to become a mobile app millionaire

Fire Emblem: Awakening - review

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3DS; Nintendo; £32.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewWeaving a decades-spanning yarn about the fictitious land of Ylisstol and its monarchy, Fire Emblem offers plenty of familial intrigue in its distinct brand of turn-based strategy. It's a game that favours plot, so much that there's a feeling of loss...
Fire Emblem: Awakening - review
Facebook open-sources part of its big-data infrastructure, Corona

Briefly: Touchscreen gloves by Mujjo, Flip3D iPhone case

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Dutch accessory maker Mujjo has launched its new AW 12-13 touchscreen gloves collection. The new touchscreen gloves line improves on the original in their insulation properties, aesthetics and fit. ìWe've tested miles of yarn to come up with improved anti-pilling properties and literally spent hourís texting in an icebox. The...
Briefly: Touchscreen gloves by Mujjo, Flip3D iPhone case

Collapsible Knitting Needle

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Brett Beauregard writes: I needed a break. I’ve been working hard on the osPID for several months, and I just needed to not look at code or control algorithms for a little bit. Nothing says “break” like an out-of-left-field project. I only started knitting recently. Something that’s been bothering...
Collapsible Knitting Needle
Cloudera who? Intel announces its own Hadoop distribution
Continuuity gets $10M to free Hadoop from itself

'Lord of the Rings' dwarven beard, helm forged from yarn

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The realm of Middle-earth collides with the human realm of crafting to create a crocheted helm and beard that will strike fear into the hearts of orcs everywhere. [Read more]...
'Lord of the Rings' dwarven beard, helm forged from yarn
The Maker Fakers: As Etsy Scales, the Definition of ‘Handmade’ Gets Slippery

Steve Jobs' yacht: The anatomy of a news cycle

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The story rose and sank in less than a week FORTUNE -- It was, in many ways, the perfect Apple-in-the-post-Steve-Jobs-era yarn, although in truth it had nothing to do with Apple (AAPL) and not much to do with Jobs. On Friday, Reuters reported that the 260-foot aluminum yacht that Jobs...
Steve Jobs' yacht: The anatomy of a news cycle

Sarah Interviews Fab: “Come for the Handwoven Taxidermy Yarn Cat Heads, Stay for the Bedsheets”

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I’m at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, listening to Sarah Lacy interviewing the co-founders of Fab.com, Jason Goldberg and Bradford Shellhammer. Seeing as I’m here, I figured I’d share some soundbites and factoids and suchlike about how Fab has gone from zero to five million users in about thirty...
Sarah Interviews Fab: “Come for the Handwoven Taxidermy Yarn Cat Heads, Stay for the Bedsheets”

Hall&Madden Wants To Disrupt Your Wardrobe With Its Custom Dress Shirt Subscriptions

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It’s not exactly a secret: it’s never been easier to find clothes meant for your specific frame than it is today. Some ambitious companies do this by overloaded its users with choices — What color do you want? What kind of collar do you like? What do you want your...
Hall&Madden Wants To Disrupt Your Wardrobe With Its Custom Dress Shirt Subscriptions

Year Zero: This Is What the Beach Was Made For

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It’s summertime, and if you’re not already lying on a beach somewhere, I’ve got a good reason for you to go: My friend Rob Reid’s new novel is out today, and it’s absolutely tailor made for beach reading. It’s called Year Zero, and it’s a hilarious send up of...
Year Zero: This Is What the Beach Was Made For

Smart fabric for soldier uniform

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British soldiers' uniforms could soon use conductive yarn woven directly into clothing to replace cumbersome batteries and cables....
Smart fabric for soldier uniform

With New B Corp. Certification, Etsy Raises $40M for International Growth

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Mr. Dickerson (flickr.com/eschipul) DIY-ers, you may now begin crocheting celebratory pillows and other yarn finery: E-commerce site Etsy, also known as Amazon for Twee People, announced today that it has raised a $40 million Series F round from investors, including Union Square Ventures and Accel Partners. In a lengthy blog...
With New B Corp. Certification, Etsy Raises $40M for International Growth

Fabric.com - 20% off just arrived Lion Brand and Berroco Yarn

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Fabric.com - 20% off just arrived Lion Brand and Berroco Yarn

Inhabitat's Week in Green: robot tetrapods, a self-sufficient treehouse and a one-man electric helicopter

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. In preparation for the coming December holidays, Inhabitat just launched its annual green holiday gift guide, offering tips for everything ranging from green gadgets...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: robot tetrapods, a self-sufficient treehouse and a one-man electric helicopter
Nike unveils lightweight running shoe inspired by a sock
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