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Terrawatch: The lost art of specimen illustration

Today scientists use sophisticated technology to catalogue treasures such as fossils. Items can be laser scanned, enabling us to view the object from any angle, without even touching the specimen. But sometimes you can’t beat an old fashioned illustration.

Welcome to Booze Science, Our Drunkest Video Series Ever

Welcome to Booze Science! What can I get you?<p>Actually, we haven't exactly figured out how to deliver cocktails via the Internet. (Our tech folks are …

Pay what you want for this game developer training bundle

Imagining new worlds in game development is great fun and a genuine career path opportunity. The Game Developer Bundle at TNW Deals gives you the technical skills to make it happen, and you can pay whatever you want for it.<p>Whether you want to create the next time-sapping mobile hit, or make a PC …

Where to Submit: August + September

<i>Summer lives on! Enjoy our newest list of presses, lit mags, fellowships, and residencies to submit to over the next couple months. As always, email</i> …

Creative Writing

Gamification vs. Game based learning vs. Game design by @clcsimon

Game Design

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!)

There has been a definite shift in the blogosphere over the last 12 or so months, and I’ve heard story after story of people who feel a real sense of …

How to protect your tech with a duct tape iPad case

Everything is better with duct tape, especially your back to school supplies.<p>If you're planning on downsizing your textbook load this year, an iPad …

Sewing

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

Rewards really pay off for kids with ADHD

Recognition for a job well done means even more to children with ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) than it does to typically developing …

ADHD

From writing to photography: six ways to build a portfolio career in the arts

Collaborate with other sectors and knock on doors to build a freelance career in culture, advise the experts<p>When pitching for freelance work there is no set of rules, says Dany Louise, who writes about the visual arts and cultural policy. “If the story is of interest it will usually be …

Twitter user identifies ocean oddity washed up on SC shore

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Wednesday, May 2 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-05-02 07:17:05 GMT<p>Updated:Wednesday, May 2 2018 3:17 AM …

MIT researchers figure out how to break Tor anonymity without cracking encryption - ExtremeTech

By on July 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The Tor network has millions of …

The 50 best computer science and engineering schools in the US

To determine which schools offer the best undergraduate programs, we surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers about which degrees they deem most valuable.<p>Survey participants rated the schools on a scale from 1 (not valuable) to 5 (extremely valuable). We then took the percentage of people who …

25 Insanely Clever Schoolteacher Hacks

Brilliant tips and tricks to help teachers of any grade save time, money, and patience.

Top 5 Data Structure and Algorithm Books - Must Read, Best of Lot

Data Structure and Algorithms books are often taught as text books in various universities, colleges and Computer Science degree courses, yet, when …

Adventure Photo of the Week

Photos

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

"I have a hard time saying this with a straight face, but I will: You can teleport a single atom from one place to another," says Chris Monroe, a biophysicist at the University of Maryland.<p>His lab's setup in a university basement looks nothing like the slick transporters that rearrange atoms and …

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This Arduino Basic Kit has everything a newbie maker could ask for

It's easy to <i>think</i> about tinkering around with Arduino, but take more than 30 seconds to look at the platform, and suddenly it becomes daunting: not only do you need an Arduino itself, but to get started you need resisters, wires, LEDs, screens and a host of other components that are almost always …

5 ways to fuel your brain

<i>Health & Vitality</i><p>Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>We tend to think that a loss of mental acuity is just part of getting older — but age is not the only …

The Crypto Wars Have Gone Global

Privacy

The UN is paving the way for lifting sanctions on Iran

The vote, set for 9:00 am (1300 GMT) is only a formality. The council's five permanent members Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States plus Germany crafted the deal signed in Vienna on Tuesday as well as the draft UN resolution.<p>The text launches a progressive and conditional lifting of …

How Advertisers' Cookies Are Helping the NSA's Data-Collection Efforts

On July 1, The Intercept published an exposé on an NSA program it called, "The NSA's Google for the World's Private Communications." It turns out …

Privacy

How to Write a Book Proposal That Leaves Publishers Begging to Sign You

<i>The One Essential Truth You Need to Know [Free Video Series]</i>I’ve been in book publishing my entire professional life—more than thirty years now. And …

Creator Of Internet Privacy Device Silenced: "Effective Immediately We Are Halting Further Development"

<i>(Pictured: Proxyham by Benjamin Caudill / Rhino Security Labs)</i><p>Data collection and invasive monitoring of American citizens has been at the forefront …

Reflections on an Illegible book proposal

Some years ago, I spoke with an acquisition editor at a university press about a book proposal I was developing. I wanted to cover four emergent …

Writing