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The Rule of Thirds Explained

Do you have a desire to capture better images? Have you learned the fundamental settings and are ready to take the next step? If so, it’s time to …

Landscape Photography

University vice-Chancellor handed 67 per cent salary increase as pay row intensifies

A university vice-Chancellor has been handed a 67 per cent pay rise at a time when his staff were forced to accept real-terms cuts, new figures reveal.<p>Professor Bob Cryan has seen his salary increase by £146,261 since tuition fees were trebled in 2012, despite the university operating a 1 per cent …

Higher Education

7 of the Best Eco-Friendly Holiday Destinations

Ecotourism has been getting a lot of attention lately, which is great. However, finding a fun location that will allow you to do something good for …

Travel

Off-grid rainforest cabin built from scratch has minimal site impact

There’s no replacement for hands-on experience – which is why architecture students at the University of British Columbia designed and built this …

Age of Empires 4 announced, coming to PC

Relic Entertainment at the helm<p>A new Age of Empires game, <i>Age of Empires 4</i>, is in development for Windows 10 PC, publisher Microsoft Studios announced today.<p><i>Age of Empires 4</i> will be the first proper entry in the real-time strategy franchise since 2005’s <i>Age of Empires</i> <i>3</i>. The series began with the …

Microsoft

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Web designers may use a number of techniques, approaches and philosophies while creating compelling and engaging digital interfaces. Each designer …

Digital Design

This is One of the Funniest Puzzle Games I've Ever Played

'Zip-Zap' is a mobile game of mechanical humor.<p>The central conceit for <i>Zip-Zap,</i> a tactile puzzle game for iOS and Android, is so perfectly conveyed in the thirteen words of its App Store description that I'm just going to copy it in its entirety:<p>Touch to contract.<p>Release to let go.<p>Bring the clumsy …

Super Mario

Automate Your Coral Reef Tank with Raspberry Pi

Many people dream of having a beautiful salt water aquarium with living coral in it. These tiny ecosystems, commonly referred to as reef tanks, are a bit more complex to set up than their fresh water cousins. There’s a whole lot more to it than simply dumping some water in an aquarium. Each one is …

Singapore's jaw-dropping new airport has the world's largest indoor waterfall

Air travel is usually a nightmare, but Singapore’s new Jewel Changi Airport extension is taking the sting out of the experience with a lush jungle …

Determine

An End to Fossil Fuels: India Commits to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

Doubling Their Efforts<p>Yesterday was a particularly glum day for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing U.S. support for the …

Renewable Energy

An IBM Breakthrough Ensures Silicon Will Keep Shrinking

The limits of silicon have not been reached quite yet.<p>Today, an IBM-led group of researchers have detailed a breakthrough transistor design, one that …

Engineering

Man who mowed lawn with tornado behind him says he 'was keeping an eye on it'

'It looks much closer if you look in the photo, but it was really far away'<p>A photo of a man in Alberta mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind …

Twitch plays the stock market using $50,000 of actual money

Twitch played <i>Pokémon</i>. Twitch played <i>Dark Souls</i>. And now, Twitch is playing... the stock market.<p>StockStream gives Twitch users a chance to move actual …

NYSE

Forget augmented reality glasses—AR windows are here today

We hear a lot of talk about the possibility of augmented reality glasses in the future, but it turns out there's another way engage the technology …

Augmented Reality

Hack the Planet With This Gift Guide for Coders

If you’re trying to learn how to code or know somehow who is, there are some very valuable pieces of media out there you can use on your own or give …

Raspberry Pi

Off-grid modern house is a ring-shaped forest escape

The Spanish home is a loop consisting almost entirely of outdoor patio space<p>This is what happens when you let architects run wild. Years ago, French developer Christian Bourdais enlisted a handful of architects to each design a vacation home on a plot in the Spanish forest. The rules were simple: …

Adventurous Typography Design & Calligraphy

Let's finish off the week with a typography design and calligraphy project that totally defines a genre and style. Overall, It kind of reminds me of …

National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2017: Stunning entries from the People category

National Geographic has launched the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit their most …

Is the US really going to ban laptops on flights from Europe?

The US is expected to announce a ban on the use of laptops and other electronics aboard flights from certain European countries.Reports suggest that …

Airlines

UK startup Improbable just raised half a billion dollars to build the Matrix

A UK company wants to build massive-scale simulations of reality, and they just raised $502 million to do it.<p>The Series B funding round, led by …

Startups

Midcentury meets mountain lodge in this Colorado pad asking $739K

It’s located in Golden, just 20 minutes outside of Denver<p>Although this home in Golden, Colorado, was built in 1927, it’s being billed as midcentury modern—and it’s not difficult to see why. Measuring just over 3,000 square feet, the renovated four-bedroom features walls of glass and soaring …

Apple’s Watch can detect an abnormal heart rhythm with 97% accuracy, UCSF study says

According to a study conducted through heartbeat measurement app Cardiogram and the University of California, San Francisco, the Apple Watch is 97 percent accurate in detecting the most common abnormal heart rhythm when paired with an AI-based algorithm.<p>The study involved 6,158 participants …

Smartwatches

Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design

At its Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft today announced Fluent Design, its design system for building user interfaces across devices. In many ways, the ideas behind Fluent resemble those of Google’s Material Design language. The main purpose here is to give developers access to a …

We’ve reached more than 1 million U.K. students with Google Expeditions

Loch Ness Monster

Star Citizen Might Take Up At Least 100GB

As video games become more and more complex, the game sizes are getting bigger and bigger, too. <i>Star Citizen</i> might set a new record, though, as the …

Assassin's Creed Rogue PC Review

Assassin’s Creed Rogue released on last gen systems at the end of 2014 and provided a rather neat addition to the long running series fusing elements …

Assassin's Creed

Steam Controller Design Finalized, Will Ship In November

If you’ve been keeping up with Valve, then you know that the Steam Controller prototype was leaked a while back. Now, several years later, the final …

Gaming Consoles