Christine Jones

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Snapseed 2.8 for Android and iOS adds customizable text filters, photo resizing

An update to Google-owned photo editor Snapseed today adds new filters that allow users to overlay text on images in a variety of styles. Snapseed 2.8 includes a variety of fonts, colors, and other options, as well as the ability to resize photos before sharing or exporting.<p>The text filter can be …

Apps

20 Extremely Useful Coding Tools for Web Designers

Never miss another deadline while using these 20 extremely useful <i>coding tools for web designers</i>! These great coding resources will help you in …

Web Design

Ark Update Adds One of Its Tiniest Dinosaurs Yet

Remember the cute-looking but deadly little Compy dinosaurs from <i>Jurassic Park: The Lost World</i>? The little beasts have now been added to Steam's popular dinosaur game, Ark: Survival Evolved.<p>Developer Studio Wildcard released the ferocious little beasts in the game this week as part of an update. The …

Jurassic Park

9 tips to make a video go viral on YouTube

Cute animals, kids saying the silliest things, talk show clips, comedy sketches and fitness instructionals: YouTube is the bustling agora of the Web, capturing all of life’s hilarious moments, compiling helpful tutorials and trending news. From its humble beginnings a decade ago, YouTube has …

Academic Research

Bryce Harper can't pronounce 'memes,' is about to become one

Bryce Harper had a pretty good day Thursday. He was unanimously voted NL MVP, becoming the fourth-youngest MVP in MLB history. Then the clock struck midnight and he appeared on SVP's SportsCenter.<p>Bryce. Bryce. BRYCE. You are 23 years old. I understand your entire life has been baseball since you …

Baseball

Cakewalk, Moonwalk, Electric Boogaloo: The Dancers Who Defined America as We Know It

From Bill Robinson and Fred & Ginger to Michael Jackson’s big-bang moonwalk and ‘Soul Train.’ In ‘America Dancing,’ a history of those who danced …

A Prehistoric Murder Mystery: Earth's Worst Mass Extinctions

<i>Paul Wignall is the author of "</i>The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions<i>" (Princeton University Press). He</i> …

Earth Science

Part-time vegetarian: smart recipes that work just as well with or without meat

Vegetarian food has moved on: well, in fact it has has progressed in inspirational leaps and bounds, away from stodgy, worthy and dairy-laden dishes to bright, fresh, interesting meals fulls of flavour, texture and colour. There's been a real shift in enthusiasm for meat-free cooking and a growing …

There's a good reason why the next generation of robots will look like animals

Biomimetics.<p>That's the field dedicated to imitating aspects of nature to better understand, and potentially solve, complex human issues.<p>It's the reason why so many engineers and researchers are creating robot models of animals.<p>Robotic animals can help researchers better understand locomotion, …

Millenials Open Up About Drug Addiction (video)

By, Shelina Assomull<p>Following our latest report on "The Call for Greater Use of Medication to Treat Drug Abuse", we wanted to hear more about what is being done to address the current addiction epidemic. The Dr. Oz Show has teamed up with Drugs Over Dinner and Facing Addiction to present The …

How Much Pay Do Executives at Education NonProfits Receive?

Valerie Strauss has a fascinating column about executive pay at some of our major education “nonprofits.” It is hard to see the difference between …

Life Advice from 50 Famous Childhood Characters Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 4, 2015<p>Given how adults often like to write off cartoons as childish and immature creations, it can sometimes be surprising to see …

Infographics

John Tierney in NY Times: Recycling was ‘garbage’ in 1996, it’s still that way today, and the future looks even worse

In 1996, <i>New York Times</i> science columnist John Tierney wrote an article that appeared in the <i>New York Times Magazine</i> about compulsory recycling titled …

Sustainability

Mental As: Does positive thinking really improve mental health?

How often have you been told to "look on the bright side" or "focus on the good things" when times are tough?<p>It can feel as though every self-help …

From 'Dracula' fish to snub-nosed monkeys: New species found in Himalayas

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most people hate rainy weather. It can put a damper on plans and keep you cooped up indoors.<p>But spare a thought for the Burmese snub-nosed monkey.<p>The furry fellow often spends rainy days with its head down between its knees because otherwise the water runs into its upturned nose and makes …

Zoology

'America's Best Infographics 2015' Is Out Today

And Popular Science is included, of course<p>The 2015 edition of <i>The Best American Infographics</i> hits shelves today. The book is stuffed with the most impressive infographics from the past year. From New York taxi routes to blue fin tuna migration patterns to the calories in meals from popular chains, …

Boxer dog and emu chase each other around a tree in bizarre viral video

Daisy the boxer and her emu friend love to play chase around a tree on their owner's farm<p>Ever seen a dog chase an emu around a tree? No? Didn't think so.<p>This footage shared by the boxer's owner, Amanda, who lives on a farm, is just as bizarre as it sounds.<p>Daisy the boxer loves to chase her emu …

Pets

The 7 hardest addictions to quit - love is the worst!

In reverse order of difficulty, here are the seven addictions people find hardest to quit:<p>7. Cocaine. Cocaine is an episodic-use drug. It is one …

New York City

India has just discovered these mind-boggling new animal species!

Zoology

Encounter With World’s Rarest Ocean Mammal Thrills Scientists

Fewer than 100 vaquitas—an elusive porpoise found only in the Sea of Cortez—are left on Earth.<p>Scientists feared they were on a grim mission. Biologists searching Mexico's Sea of Cortez for the world's most endangered marine mammal—a tiny porpoise called the vaquita—worried they might already be too …

End of the Afghan War

Soldiers grab their gear and board a UH-60 Blackhawk at a small combat outpost headed for a forward operating base in eastern Afghanistan.Robert L. Cunningham<p>On October 7, 2001, the US and NATO entered into what would become the second longest war in American history.<p>Operation Enduring Freedom had …

9 "Ugly" Animals Going Extinct That Need Love Too

BuzzFeed Science spoke to biologist Simon Watt, president of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society.<p>Biologist, science communicator and comedian Simon Watt founded the society because he was bored of people always asking questions about the same more aesthetically pleasing endangered species, like …

Endangered Species

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

21 Quotes By Zen Master Taisen Deshimaru

Taisen Deshimaru was one of the first Zen masters of the West. He established a retreat/monastery in France after deciding that French philosophy has …

Meditation

Mom's shocking viral photo shows "reality of addiction"

An Ohio mom is raising awareness on social media of the tragic toll being taken by America's heroin epidemic.<p>"I'm sure this photo makes a lot of …

Daily Meditation: Make Us Wise

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a Sioux prayer from <i>The Little Book of Prayers</i>, edited by David Schiller. …

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Pat the beef dry with paper towels and sprinkle well on all sides with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large deep skillet or Dutch oven over …