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Ranking the media from liberal to conservative, based on their audiences

One chart I didn't get to include in my post Tuesday morning on Pew's new study of Americans' media habits was the one below.<p>Pew has basically taken the average viewer/consumer of all of these media outlets and plotted them on a continuum, trying to ascertain which outlets are favored by which side …

Water did not form on Earth but was brought by asteroids when the planet was 2 million years old

Water arrived on Earth when it was just 20% of its current size.<p>Water, one of the prerequisites for life, arrived on Earth two million years after …

Astronomy

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

Oyster closes 2017 with a record order book

<b>Oyster Yachts has seen its order book hit a record £80m+ as it continues to advance in design and innovation.</b><p>With the second half of 2017 proving …

Kodak’s pivot to crypto seems to be working out quite nicely

Here’s one way to inject some energy into a 129-year-old brand. Shares of Eastman Kodak more than doubled today after it announced a licensing partnership with Wenn Digital to launch a cryptocurrency aimed at photographers. <b>The currency is called KodakCoin (of course) and will be part of a platform</b> …

Smartenna+ emulates seven TV antennas to find the best OTA signal

Believe it or not, some people still get their television signal over the air (OTA) from antennas. It's one way cord-cutters can watch local television without purchasing a cable subscription. Getting good reception, though, can be tricky. Channel Master's new Smartenna+ is an amplified, indoor TV …

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As canine psychologist Stanley Coren wrote back in the '90s, there's adaptive …

Viennese Vanilla Crescent Cookies Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Viennese vanilla crescent cookies are a tradition in Austria. One nibble and we think you'll comprehend why.</i><p>Adapted from Ruth …

Best Midsize Cruiser 44-47 Feet

Winner: Boreal 47<p>A tightly knit division of three yachts, including a pair of aluminum boats from France (the Allures 45.9 and the Boreal 47) and a …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Books

Easy-access ski areas in the French Alps

If you are looking for a French ski resort that is accessible for those with a disability or limited mobility then check whether they have the adpaté …

French Alps

Best Boat Winners 2018

If there’s one word that sums up the <b>Best Boats Class of 2018</b>, it would have to be “performance.” This is most obvious in the simple fact that our …

Sailing

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

Quantum Computing

Let’s Talk About Compression

Wearing really tight socks in cold weather seems counterintuitive. I always believed that tight garments restricted blood flow, and thus, would …

Quark fusion makes ten times as much energy as nuclear fusion

Scientists have overcome huge barriers in the past year to get us even closer to nuclear fusion, and with it a near-limitless supply of clean energy. But, what if there's something far more powerful out there? According to researchers at Tel Aviv University and the University of Chicago, there is, …

Seawater desalination will quench the thirst of a parched planet

Humanity has sought to make the Earth's oceans potable for thousands of years. The Norse tale of Utgarda-Loki tells of Thor being tricked into drinking from a horn connected to the sea, while Exodus 15:22-26 of the Bible likely describes Moses desalinating the water of Marah:<p>When they came to …

Seafood

Best Boats Nominees 2018

<b>Presented by</b><p>If there’s one word that describes the boats comprising the class of 2018 in <i>SAIL</i> magazine’s annual Best Boats contest it’s “fun.” From …

Sailing

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

This Recipe For Crusty Roasted Fondant Potatoes Will Change Your Food Loving Life

Potatoes are the most versatile vegetable in your kitchen, as they can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, but most will agree the best potato …

Core Product Value and Entrepreneurial Success

I have previously written about Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Product/Market Fit (PMF). These are important processes based on the scientific …

Product Management

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A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked in your country

For digital rights activists, an important milestone came in 2016 with the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on promoting and protecting the freedom of users online. Yet, 51 intentional disruptions of the internet and electronic communications took place in the first 10 months of …

Privacy

30 Photoshop Tools That Every Photographer Should Know

Becoming a successful photographer takes more than capturing a great shot. You also need to be able to edit your photography to fit the requested …

Tutorials