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The Walking Dead Comic Nearly Ended a Lot Sooner Than Anyone Expected

The Walking Dead comic has been around for over a decade now. The behemoth series has yielded over a whopping 156 issues so far, and of course, shambled into alternate media with seven seasons of The Walking Dead show. But according to the series' creator Robert Kirkman, at one point the comic was going to be a lot shorter than it currently is. Read More >>

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10 Examples of Comics Art So Good, They Don’t Need Words to Tell a Story

Comics are a visual medium — but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to convey a story. Read More >>

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How Your Coffee Choice Varies With Workload

For times of relaxed work, there’s the artisanal coffee shop across town where the flat white tastes rich and sensual. Then for deadline, there’s Nescafé. Read more >> Read More >>

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Your Mac Charger, Explained

Not pictured: the £65 you have to spend when you leave one behind in a coffee shop. [Truth Facts] Read More >>

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This Is the Selfie Stick the Lonely Have Been Waiting For

The only problem with taking selfies alone is that it makes everyone painfully aware of how... alone you really are. But there could be a solution. Read More >>

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The Selfie-Stick Generation is Starting Earlier Than Ever

The selfie-stick generation is starting earlier than ever. And now after nine long months, they have some data signal to send it over Snapchat, too. [Wumo] Read More >>

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How Photography’s Changed in the Last Decade, in Three Simple Numbers

In times mercifully gone by, each click of the shutter button was precious and you pored over the resulting photographs — good or bad — at length. Now you post them to Instagram and then forget about them forever. And don’t even mention photo frame sales... [Truth Facts] Read More >>

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How Mobile Phones Work (By a Non-Engineer)

“Once your voice is translated, the zeroes and ones literally fly through the air until they reach a cell tower... Now, the code gets translated into electric charges which run from one cell tower to another in tubes filled with stuff that does that kind of thing.” Read More >>

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These are the (Fictional) Apple Watch Accessories You’ll Really Want

Soon, a simple Apple Watch won't be enough. You'll need a slew of accessories to go with it, too. How about one of these? [Joy of Tech] Read More >>

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What if Websites Were Real-Life Things?

Facebook can be a little stalky, Twitter full of people who want you to listen to them, and 4chan is... well, 4chan. So what would all these corners of the internet translate to if you imagined them as real-life phenomena? Read More >>

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What App Icons Should Really Say

Though your homescreen looks like it contains a tantalising array of software designed to alleviate boredom and streamline your life, the truth is that all the apps on iOS can't really save you from yourself. This is what those app icons should really say. Read More >>