David Durkee

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Saving Babies' Lives Starts With Aquarium Pumps And Ingenuity

<b>Listen · 4:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Good ideas don't only come from experts. An innovative engineering program in Texas has been proving that college undergraduates can tackle — and solve — vexing health challenges in developing countries.<p>Two engineers at Rice University in Houston …

The end of Apple as we know it?

Apple is on a path toward the mundane.<p><b>Update:</b> <i>Apple, the maker of the popular iPhone and iPad devices, on Tuesday released its fourth-quarter financial report. The report was highly anticipated as it was the first to include sales results for the technology giant’s new iPhone models, the iPhone 5s</i> …

With Moore’s Law receding, design is how we decide

For me, the best analogy for the current state of Moore’s Law comes from one of the first times I visited the Googleplex. Their incredible gourmet …

Skydivers Capture a Terrifying Midair Plane Crash on Helmet Cam, Escape Unscathed

The kinds of stunts the rise of action cameras has allowed us to capture in POV are often scary, but more often than not they’re also planned. …

Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …

Railroad Safety for Photographers

If I walked into your yard and just started taking photos, would you call the police or would you just ignore it? If you have a studio and I waltzed …

Turkey’s New Undersea Tunnel Is Built to Resist Earthquakes

How engineers made a train tunnel that connects two continents<p><b>Istanbul has tunnel vision. A new undersea tunnel now connects the city's Asian and European sides and faced a major engineering challenge: withstanding the area's potentially devastating earthquakes.</b><p>October 29 marked the 90th …

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

Should you go to jail for posting video of a real murder?

The Canadian owner of Best Gore faces prison for 'corrupting morals'<p>BestGore.com is a vile website for videos of gang executions, women being tortured, body parts being maimed — anything to turn people’s stomachs. The content is revolting and a lot of it is real. But does Mark Marek, Best Gore’s …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

The Shocking Reality Of The World's Strongest Beers

How many "regular" beers does it take to get the same punch as these monsters? The answers might surprise you.

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

Slot Canyon Photography Tips & Techniques

Images of slot canyons represent one of the most fascinating corners of our planet: the American Southwest. Sandstone, over millions of years, has …

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Square launches Cash, a peer-to-peer payments service that’s incredibly simple to use

Square officially took the wraps off its planned peer-to-peer payments service Square Cash today, and the results are quite impressive — it isn’t …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

Google Can Now Use Your Name and Photo For 'Shared Endorsement' Ads

Google published some upcoming amendments to its terms of service today, revealing changes that would enable the company to feature users’ names and photos in certain parts of its advertising.<p>The new terms of service (spotted by The New York Times) includes some limitations, however.User names and …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …