Larry Griggs

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Inside the secret U.S. stockpile meant to save us all in a bioterror attack

A SECRET LOCATION OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C. — From the outside, it looks like an ordinary commercial warehouse, only much bigger, about the size of two super Walmarts. Inside it’s dark except when motion sensors are triggered. When the lights come on, hundreds of thousands of shrink-wrapped boxes of …

Public Health

The rise of the ambient video game

‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ and its contemporaries are sensory soothing software several decades in the making.<p>In February 1986, …

Apple Store

Good luck leaving your Uber driver less than five stars

Have you ever given an Uber driver five stars who didn’t deserve it? If you’ve ever taken any ride-hailing service, the answer is probably yes.<p>Uber asks riders to give their drivers a rating of one to five stars at the end of each trip. But very few people make use of this full scale. That’s …

Gig Economy

Ashton Kutcher: Searching for startups at SXSW

At South by Southwest Ashton Kutcher isn't just the star of 'Two and a Half Men' and the producer of Netflix series, 'The Ranch.'<p>The former "That 70s …

Venture Capital

14 iOS Camera Apps That Can Handle the Power of RAW

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.If you're like most people, you …

Apps

This Is How Photographers Shoot Their Families

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of family reunion or relationship in the Family In The Holidays …

Siblings

5 Things Every Beginner Photographer Needs

Making the leap from taking photos with a point-and-shoot or your mobile phone to getting serious with a camera body, lenses, a tripod, and other …

Framing

These are five DONT’S in portrait photography

Portrait photography isn’t just about skill. There’s also communication with the models, choosing the right location, gear, and light… So many things …

Photography

Wait Until Dark: Why Night Time is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

Let’s face it: we’ve all seen, taken, edited, judged, read, or written about so many photographs over so many years, sometimes we get…well, jaded. …

Photography

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Black & White Photography

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond Kindle Edition

<b>The innovative investor’s guide to an entirely new asset class—from two experts on the cutting edge</b><p>With the rise of bitcoin and blockchain …

The flight stuff: Bird watching soars on digital wings

Apps, camera gear and online services make it easy to join in the chase, enjoy the outdoors and spot more birds than your rivals.<p><i>This is part of our</i> <i>Road Trip 2017 summer series "The Smartest Stuff,"</i> <i>about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter.</i><p>I'm …

Birds

"Temple for art" by DaveKelleyArtistics

DaveKelleyArtistics Follow<p>Beautiful shot!<p>Excellent<p>Love it gorgeous shot<p>WOW<p>Fantastic shot, excellent underboob!<p>A very sensuous capture of curves. Very …

Bringing the lightsaber from Star Wars—the ultimate toy—to life

Like many American children of his generation, Mike Goslin grew up watching <i>Star Wars</i>. He saw the first movie in theaters when he was a boy, and remembers the seminal moment in <i>A New Hope</i> when Obi-Wan Kenobi introduced the lightsaber. As Kenobi described it to Luke Skywalker: “This is the weapon of a …

Augmented Reality

Prepping for the Harbin Snow and Ice Festival: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Eater Austin's Burger Heatmap Archive

Here is Eater Austin's burger heatmap archives. These are restaurants offering burger variations as well as burger trucks, all retired from Eater Austin's burger heatmap to make room for the latest class.<p><i>Retired</i> in <i>December 2017</i><b><br>Jacoby’s Just Casual</b><br>The rustic restaurant launched a burger trailer …

16 New Burgers to Eat Right Now in Austin

<b>Burgers</b> always make for a classic, hearty meal. Nothing beats a patty, meat or veggie, topped with vegetables, bacon, and spreads, all between two buns. To help you navigate through Austin’s latest offerings, here is Eater’s guide to the <b>hottest and newest burgers</b> found in the city within the past …

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough without the challenge of weaving in humor. But …

Comedy

Starbucks’s red cup controversy, explained

In a world filled with many items, there is none more divisive right now than the 2015 Red Starbucks Cup™. On the surface, it might look like a simple crimson container sized to hold either 8, 12, 16, 20, or 30 fluid ounces of the life-giving dark nectar we know as coffee.<p>But it's much more than …

The Candy Hierarchy for 2016: Halloween's best and worst treats

<b>BC:</b> Speaking of scientific legitimacy, I can’t believe we haven’t talked about the results that are already shocking the world.<p><b>DN:</b> You’re talking …

Lady Gaga Heads a Hat Renaissance

‘She put the hat on, got in the bathtub, and started writing the record,’ says Gladys Tamez of a hat she designed for Gaga. So how should you dress …

Music

20 of the Most Beautiful Microscopic Photos in the World

If you thought it was impossible to take a stunning photo of cow dung, get prepared to be proven wrong. Cow dung, espresso coffee crystals, centipede …

The Walking Dead showrunner explains impact of next death

A lot of people have died on <i>The Walking Dead</i>. I mean, <i>a lot</i> of people. And that’s not even including the people that are no longer people (as in, …

The Man Behind the Tapes That Could Sink the Donald

Here’s why Mark Burnett won’t release the 'Apprentice' footage.<p>He’s a former British paratrooper and one-time Beverly Hills nanny who made a fortune inventing reality TV with <i>Survivor</i> and producing shows for every network. He’s a devout Christian who, with his wife Roma Downey, has generated …

Donald Trump

The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

I Paid for (Almost) All My Furniture by Selling Panties on Craigslist

I'm a normal girl. I have parents who would die from shame after reading this article. I have a full-time job that pays my rent, bills, and leaves me enough for an occasional brunch. But I'm also a normal girl who hates asking her parents for money. I'm a normal girl who makes too little at her …

Personal Finance

This 6-Question Test Will Reveal What Your Life Would Be Like As A Porn Star

A real bang for your money.

Revenge porn survivor may take legal action against German TV firm

A woman who experienced years of abuse after intimate images of her were published online without her consent is considering taking legal action against one of Germany’s biggest TV channels for reproducing the photographs during an entertainment show.<p>The pictures of Emma Holten, taken by an …

Mainstream Media