Chad Alexander

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Tech of the week: new Genesis bikes, revolutionary aero sensors and Movistar’s new Blue look

<b>This week it's new Genesis bikes, revolutionary aero sensors, brand new Aldi kit and Movistar's new look</b><p>Brand new Genesis bikes<p>We went and caught up …

New Jersey

A Quick Guide To The Most Effective Poses For Mountain Bikers - Monthly Yoga With Abi

"Yoga has remarkable brain-scrubbing attributes." - Joe Rogan<p>Practicing yoga has significant mental benefits for athletes including sharpening …

This Survival Knife Just Earned the Most Prestigious Award in Product Design

The Red Dot Award: a Holy Grail distinction awarded to products that iconify good and thoughtful design in a single item. Those that win earn a place …

The (Matchbox) Auto Design & Production Process, Circa 1965

That's one tiny assembly line<p>This is both fascinating and fun to watch. Here we get a look inside an automotive design and production facility in …

Chile earthquake: 7.1 tremor strikes off coast near capital Santiago

• <b>Earthquake recorded near Santiago in Chile</b>• <b><br>Buildings shake in capital</b>• <b><br>No damage immediately reported</b>• <b><br>Evacuation cancelled as tsunami fears fade</b><p>A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific …

Natural Disasters

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Photography

Pollution Has Worked Its Way Down To The World's Deepest Waters

The Mariana Trench in the northern Pacific is the deepest part of the world's oceans. You might think a place that remote would be untouched by human activity.<p>But the Mariana Trench is polluted.<p>At its deepest — about 7 miles down — the water in the trench is near freezing. The pressure would crush …

Pollution

Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

Arduino

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Ice Cream

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 …

Get the most out of your new D-SLR Camera with These 12 Essential Photo Accessories | shopswell

So, you just forked over the money for your first D-SLR. If you're relatively new to photography, there are a bunch of things you'll need to get the …

Political Science

Forget steel and concrete, earthquake 'curtains' could make buildings quake-proof

How do you protect buildings in a country bedevilled by earthquakes? Instead of using steel or concrete, a Japanese textile firm turned to …

Engineering

The best new portfolio sites, May 2016

Hello readers, and welcome back. This month, we have lots of white space, minimalism, and absolutely no jokes related to the name of the …

Graphic Design

Meet The God of Cardboard Art

Kyoto artist Masahiko Senda doesn’t sculpt with stone or clay. He uses cardboard to create his statues and figurines. Senda says he strives to create …

Japan

A New App Lets Kids Design Their Own Games

Infinite Arcade is the latest app from Brooklyn-based TinyBop that is designed to create inclusive digital experiences for kids.<p>For all their aesthetic virtuosity, kids’ gaming apps can actually be pretty limiting. Whereas analog toys forced kids to use their imagination, high-tech games with …

Kids

Pearl Jam – 10 of the best

We look back at the Seattle grunge-rockers’ finest tracks, from soulful ballads to political rants with riffs that could awaken the dead<p><b>1. Alive</b><p>Among the first groups from Seattle’s underground rock scene to sign to a major label, glam-rockers Mother Love Bone were poised for success until their …

Kurt Cobain

Following LEGO Kit Instructions Shown to Reduce Creativity

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In a community of LEGO-building parents, it’s only a matter of time before someone bemoans the idea that “when we were little” …

10 Ways Predictive Analytics Improves Innovation

From drug discovery to price optimization, across virtually every industry, more companies are using predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce …

Business Technology

13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

Photography

Good Posture: Its Importance, Benefits, and How-To | The Art of Manliness

Take a peek into most every office in America. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. …

Lego

20 Web Design Concepts That Will Blow Your Mind

Creating an effective and exciting experience is a crucial part of success of any website design. With HTML5 it is now possible to add dynamic …

Craft Beer

VSCO Academy Offers Free Bi-Weekly Video Lessons on Photography

VSCO has launched a new project called VSCO Academy, a bi-weekly series of free video tutorials on the ins and outs of photography.<p>Every Wednesday …

How-To's

Here's the best way to quickly add light to dark pictures

1/<p>Here's how the original JPEG for this demo looks.<p>Rafi Letzter/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>In Photoshop Express, bump up the exposure/brightness slider, but not …

10 Striking Images of the Rare Yosemite "Firefall" Phenomenon

There's only one word for this striking sight: WOW.<p>For a brief window of time each February, the sun works its magic on Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park to produce what's known as a "firefall." Don't be too alarmed: Nothing catches fire exactly. This phenomenon happens when the sun sets …

The Famous Sonic Boom Photo That Doesn't Actually Show a Sonic Boom

How the most famous jet photo in the last few decades may have misrepresented the science behind it.<p>You have probably seen the photo above, and you've probably seen it described as a shot of a sonic boom. That's not quite the case. Atlas Obscura has a fantastic write-up on a 17 year old photo that …