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30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

The World's First Hyperrealistic Male Sex Doll Is Really Something

This company's lifelike dolls can cost more than $10,000.<p>In this episode of VICELAND's <i>SLUTEVER</i>, Karley Sciortino finds herself in the world of lifelike custom male sex dolls. She meets the owners of Sinthetics, the leading manufacturer of these dolls, and visits their Los Angeles operation—part …

A+E Networks

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

We can officially collect solar energy without solar panels

The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a man-made influence on the environment. From then, many researchers have come together to finagle innovations that reduce our industrial carbon footprint. One such innovation is the molecular leaf.<p><b>The</b> …

You Need To Know The 7 Types Of Power If You Want To Succeed

Ambitious employees and aspiring leaders often ask me “How do I develop power?” and “Where does power come from?”<p>Back in the late 1950s, psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven identified five major sources of power. That number has since evolved to seven power sources, but the core idea …

Renewable Energy

Breakthrough battery tech could make electric cars more efficient

Researchers have proposed a new lithium-oxygen battery technology that could make long-distance electric cars (and smartphones that don't need …

How Warren Buffett & Elon Musk Both Compete and Contrast on Energy

Two of the world’s best known billionaires, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett, have made major bets on the future of energy, and how generating power, and …

Scientists Get Closer to a Cure for OCD

New research by Duke University suggests there may be an eventual treatment for the disease.<p>Someday, the show <i>Monk</i> might not make any sense to us.<p>Brain scientists at Duke University tested lab mice who were bred with a low level of a brain receptor and found that they would excessively groom …

Climate Change May Already Be Shifting Clouds Toward The Poles

The way clouds cover the Earth may be changing because of global warming, according to a study published Monday that used satellite data to track cloud patterns across about two decades, starting in the 1980s.<p>Clouds in the mid-latitudes shifted toward the poles during that period, as the …

Climate Change

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight<p><i>“On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy.” - Spanish Proverb</i><p>Packing light is a revered …

Backpacking

The 6 Physical Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science

They just can't help themselves.<p>We all know that every time a man gives us the once-over, he's probably thinking about sex. But now, science can explain why men are constantly checking us out. Turns out, there's a specific formula for their once-over. Some of it's silly, but most of it you can …

Climate change is now affecting how the Earth moves

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have found that climate change is now affecting the way that the Earth moves. The team found that, as the last century has progressed, the "wobble" that our planet makes as it travels has shifted. A hundred years ago this movement -- called polar …

We’ve changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Coastal dead zones, global warming, excess algae blooms, acid rain, ocean acidification, smog, impaired drinking water quality, an expanding ozone hole, and biodiversity loss. Seemingly diverse problems, but a common thread connects them: human disruption of how a …

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies.<p>Samsung has been granted a patent in South …

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Clean Energy

Exfoliant Extravaganza! Preparing Our Skin For Fall Means Facial Enzymes, Scrubs and Hydroxy Acid Masks.

After so much fun in the sun (yes, even if you SPF), fall is the time to peel and reveal.<p>Lucky for us, everyday skin clearing methods have become quite diverse. Meaning, some exfoliators also plump during the process, while others do extreme lifting, and still others perform advanced smoothing and …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

Psychology

10 Eagle Scout survival skills everyone should know

In 1912, Arthur Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, and the rank has stood as an emblem of accomplishment ever since.<p>To earn the title of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts must learn a whole array of practical skills.<p>We've put together 10 survival tricks that Eagle Scouts can perform, complete with …

This Innovative Bike Gadget Could Make Your Ride Much Safer

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

Review: FlyKly Smart Wheel gives your bike a boost

The specs<p>The Smart Wheel weighs 3 kg (6 lb), and its hub contains a lithium battery pack, a 250-watt motor, a Bluetooth module, and sensors for …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Success

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

National Parks

Science proves what you suspected: hiking's good for your mental health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.<p>Previous research has shown that just a 50-minute walk in nature can improve your mood, …

Mental Health

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome | Inc.com

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

A Medical Lab In A Music Box

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Health<p><b>Inventors:</b><p>Manu Prakash and George Korir<p><b>Company:</b><p>Stanford University<p><b>Invention:</b><p>Punchcard Programmable Microfluidics<p><b>Development Cost To Date:</b><p>$50,000<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>4/5<p>One night in 2011, as Manu Prakash …

Stanford University

Amazon Drone Patent Means You May Never Have To Leave Your House Again

Planned delivery system is machines almost all the way down<p>For many, drone delivery was a novelty until Amazon jumped into the game. With a much-hyped concept video, Amazon provided a straightforward image of robot postmen, bringing packages to customers on demand. Amazon filed the patent for the …

This Car Built By University Students Gets An Insane 3,421 Miles Per Gallon

You’ll certainly stand out when you park it in the driveway.<p>Every year, the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas, a competition challenging high school and university students to build insanely fuel efficient vehicles. The winners often achieve over 100 times the miles per gallon of a typical car. It’s a …

Electric Vehicles