Adriana Gonzalez

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, and started to show keen interest …

Cameras

Furniture Design in the Wild: How to Make a Bushcraft Chair

…with minimal tools and materials<p>This would be a great first-year Industrial Design school problem: Drop the students off in the woods, give them …

AirPods and the Iris Engine: talking to the lawyer who thinks he found Apple’s secret trademarks

If you read enough tech news, you’re sure to see upcoming gadgets and features get leaked through regulatory filings, patent applications, and trademarks well ahead of their intended announcement. No company is immune to this, but Apple has largely avoided it — maybe until now.<p>Trademark attorney …

17 of the Prettiest Covered Bridges in America to Visit This Fall

These photos are guaranteed to get you in the fall spirit.<p>To get you excited for autumn, here are some of the most beautiful and romantic covered bridges to visit across America once the foliage starts to change.

New drug 'wakes up' immune system to fight one of deadliest cancers

IMM-101 drug has extended lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and appears to have no side-effects<p>A new drug that “wakes up” the immune system to attack cancer has extended the lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and has no side-effects, raising hopes for a new and …

Immunotherapy

The 40 Minute Method To Boost Brain Connectivity and Function - PsyBlog

Improve memory and your brain’s ability to plan, schedule and deal with ambiguity.<p>As little as 40 minutes walking three times a week boosts brain …

Photography Helped Me Defeat Depression And See The World In A New Light

In 2012 I was 25, married to the woman of my dreams, had a great job, a nice house and seemingly had it all. But there was an emptiness deep inside …

5 Things App Designers Could Learn From Walt Disney

Think Disney’s 12 Principles of Animation was only for animators? Think again.<p>Among animation and film buffs, Walt Disney’s 12 Principles of Animation is rightly revered, but is that where their usefulness ends? Rebecca Ussai doesn’t think so. With the help of ex-Disney animator Glen Keane, the …

I Just Experienced the Next IMAX in VR and My Knees Buckled

BERLIN — One day, you'll be sitting in a movie theater, watching the end of a big-screen blockbuster, most likely involving a superhero the way …

Banks urged to tighten security as hacks continue

The global banking system is (still) under attack.<p>SWIFT, the messaging network that connects the world's banks, says it has identified new hacks targeting its members, and it is warning them to beef up security in the face of "ongoing attacks." It did not name the banks affected.<p>The warning follows …

Hacking

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Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

<b>Editor's Note: This build guide was put together in August 2016, but the build process and the components chosen are still just as potent in 2017.</b> …

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the <br>Equation Group, an internal hacking team. The Shadow Brokers published two chunks of data, one “open” chunk and another encrypted file …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Why You Only Need 10 Work Outfits—Seriously

As anyone who works in an office knows, figuring out a different outfit for every day of the week is quite the challenge. And what working girl has …

Using Pixelsquid to add 3D Star Wars (and other) objects to your images

I’m always looking for good stock images to use in my photoshop composites. I find them online, or use the awesome Texture Store. Or I make my own. …

Tutorials

Plug the Fathom Neural Compute Stick into any USB device to make it smarter

Following on the heels of their announcement a few weeks ago about their FLIR partnership, Movidius is making another pretty significant announcement regarding their Myriad 2 processor. They’ve incorporated it into a new USB device called the <i>Fathom Neural Compute Stick</i>.<p>You can plug the Fathom into …

The Power of Shutter Speed In Two Photographs

Shutter speed is one of the first elements of photography that you learn as a beginner. Learning how to control your camera’s shutter speed to make …

Samsung's Second Gear VR May Be A Standalone Wireless Headset

No need to insert your Galaxy phone or tablet<p>Virtual reality headsets like the Samsung Gear VR, the HTC Vive, and the Oculus Rift all allow you to leave the physical world and enter the virtual. And, thanks to head position tracking and even, in the Vive's case, forward-movement tracking, the …

Virtual Reality

Tiny dwarf planet Makemake has a mysterious dark moon

Nasa has found a small, dark moon orbiting, the dwarf icy planet Makemake at the edge of the solar system.<p>The new moon – nicknamed MK2, but given an …

Astronomy

These NASA inventions are saving thousands of lives on Earth

When most people think of NASA, they think of astronauts, space shuttles and men on the moon. What’s less well known is that in making space travel possible, the US space agency has created new technology that’s saving lives all over the planet.<p>NASA’s Technology Transfer Program makes the …

Inventions

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

24 ways your office job is destroying your health

And it's not just the tight deadlines, stress-eaten doughnuts, and sneezing coworkers that are doing you in. Even your keyboard can be out to get you.<p>From the printer to your supervisor, the dangers presented in a typical office can have real effects on your physical well-being and mental health. …

E.coli

Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab

Want to know if you have the “athlete gene” or if you’re actually related to the weirdos who claim you as a family member? Get your collection tubes ready, citizen scientists, Bento Lab’s DIY DNA analysis kit is here and ready for the in-home lab.<p>Normally you’d order a kit somewhere like 23andMe, …

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …

Alien Skin Software Unveils Exposure X for Organizing and Editing Photos

Adobe may be dominating the photo editing space with Photoshop and Lightroom, but there are still a number of companies out there competing against …

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

Happiness

The 100 Little Decisions That Go Into Each Photo

Here’s an inspiring 3-minute video in which veteran fashion and portrait photographer David Turner talks about the idea that each magical photo is …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Johnson Space Center

10 Practical Tips for Fighting G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

I am addicted to G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I always want to buy new stuff — the newest iPad (Epic), cars (Mustang), phone (iPhone 6s or …