1910. "Dalton All-Star baseball team -- Elm Street Field, Dalton, Penna." 8x10 glass negative by George F. Purdon, scanned by Shorpy Labs. View full size.
With any new iPhone, especially one that introduces a new form factor, there is a race to deliver new cases. The iPhone 6 is an absolutely stunning piece of aluminum and glass, but it’s not impervious to scratches. As the manufacturer, Apple of course has advanced access and can spend time ‘perfecting’ their accessories. Show More Summary
Discovery Channel's Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage walked through some of the advances made by manufacturer Corning in the latest version of its popular Gorilla Glass line used in Apple's iPhone.
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Perhaps realizing that the road to a possible Oscar nomination is paved with shattered glass from a mirror he just headbutted, Channing Tatum says he plans to spend more time directing in the coming years. The first project on his docket...Show More Summary
When a teenage dancer was diagnosed with retinal dystrophy, a disease which left him almost completely blind, it seemed like he'd have to give up his passion. Until, that is, 13-year-old Ben Yonattan and his family discovered that he could use Google Glass to expand his vision. Show More Summary
New York circa 1912. "Wall Street with view of Bankers Trust Building and Trinity Church." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Bryan Jones put the iPhone 6 (regular) display under a microscope: When the iPhone 5 came out, Apple bonded the display to the glass in an effort to get the pixels closer to the surface and Apple has appeared to make the pixels in the...Show More Summary
In an attempt to soften our perception of the drone, the famed composer pulled out his finest pair of rose-colored glasses. Legendary composer John Cale recently worked with architect Liam Young to create an epic theatrical concert experience using unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones). Read Full Story
MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman explore the technology of glass with a focus on Corning's revolutionary Gorilla Glass technology. In a multi-part video series, "The Glass Age", published on YouTube, the pair discuss the use of glass through...
What, did you think Miley Cyrus would celebrate her 22nd birthday with a glass of wine in front of the fireplace? The superstar partied hard for the occasion by renting out hiring out The Factory nightclub in Los Angeles for the kind...Show More Summary
Local bars are using new ingredients and mixing techniques to stand out in a world of pumpkin spice. [ more › ]
We love perfectly times photos. There’s just something that makes us stop and wonder “Wow – what are the chances of that?” Of course, there are the classics like a bullet shooting through an apple or a wine glass shattering on the ground. Perfectly timed photos don’t have to be scripted, planned, and taken by a professional, […]
How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state? How does this common material transport heat and sound? And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools? A team of researchers at NYU's Center for Soft Matter Research offers a theoretical explanation for these processes in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. read more
After Apple's sapphire partnership with GT Advanced crumbled spectacularly and publicly, the company is presumably going back to its current cover glass supplier Corning.
Summary: Each day in our lives we face a multitude of challenges. Situations arise that must be dealt with in some fashion. There are tough questions to be answered. These questions persist whether or not we are prepared to answer them. One such challenging question revolves around the future and what our next step should be.
This Planetary Glass Set is out of this world and into your kitchen. This cool set represents each of the planets in our solar system. You also get the Sun and Pluto. Because I don’t care what anyone says, Pluto is a planet. I will never believe differently. And yes, you can drink from Uranus. […]
WALTHAM, Massachusetts — There are two large buoys hanging in the front windows of the landlocked Rose Art Museum, sitting like beacons behind the glass façade. Drawn in by the swollen structures, I climbed the stairs, past Chris Burden’s "Light of Reason," and into Mark Bradford's imaginary waters.
We’ve all experienced the panic that comes with dropping our phone and praying that it doesn’t shatter upon hitting the ground, case or no case. Corning have already gone a long way to making this a thing of the past with their super-tough...Show More Summary
Google is closing all its Basecamp stores, the physical retail shops where it sold Google Glass, according to 9to5Google. According to this post on Google+ from a Google Glass developer, the company no longer needs the stores because so many people are buying the smart glasses online. Show More Summary