Alan Holmes

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If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

Recruitment

Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

<b>You think you know your seven continents? Think again, as there's a new contender hoping to join that club.</b><p>Say hello to Zealandia, a huge landmass almost entirely submerged in the southwest Pacific.<p>It's not a complete stranger, you might have heard of its highest mountains, the only bits showing …

New Zealand

The school growing a digital forest in Rwanda

<b>How did pupils at a state school in Somerset end up in discussions with the Rwandan government to build a digital forest? And what role did technology play in making this happen?</b><p>Simon Pugh-Jones is a science teacher at Writhlington secondary school in Radstock. The school has a secret that is not …

Education Technology

Patio Farming: The Best Plants for your Container Garden

If you’ve been dreaming of a beautiful backyard garden but don’t have a lot of space, a container garden is your answer. An abundance of plants can …

This is a slow-mo look at how a DSLR's shutter works

It's always cool learning how stuff works. Case in point: cameras. More specifically, digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) pictograph boxes. The chaps over at YouTube channel <i>The</i> <i>Slow Mo Guys</i> have taken their trademark ultra-high-speed camerawork and, well, pointed it at a camera. The result? Seeing …