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30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're working as a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. This amazing set of tutorials walks …

Tutorials

The Army and Marine Corps want big changes for their infantry arsenals — and Congress seems to be on board

The US military's efforts to upgrade its infantry arsenal appeared to get a boost last week, when a group of senators questioned two retired generals about the need for the change and the delays hindering it.<p>Both the US Army and the Marine Corps are reportedly looking to replace the M4/M16 rifle …

Exoplanet Discovery: Researchers Confirmed The Exact Orbit Of Outer Trappist Planet

Researchers now know more about the Trappist-1 exoplanet discovery, specifically the most mysterious Trappist-1h and its orbit. The seven Earth-size …

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

Imaging

The ‘alien megastructure’ star is acting weird, again, and it’s exactly what astronomers have been waiting for

Tabby's Star — officially known as KIC 8462852 — is acting weird, again. Recent reports indicate it has started to dim in brightness. That's what Tabby's star does — it dims.<p>Astronomers were ready for the event — they have pointed telescopes from around the world at the star and are currently …

Manitoba Blizzard Leaves Dozens Of Drivers Stranded On Highway

Snow, high winds and low visibility made travel extremely dangerous in parts of Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan Tuesday as a blizzard howled …

Snowfall warning issued for parts of southern Manitoba

Put your spring clothes away and get out the winter boots, a snowstorm is expected to hit southern Manitoba Monday.<p>The areas in red are under a …

Weather

Scientists Have Detected an Unexplained Explosion Coming From a Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light-Years Away

1,000 times more energy than every star in the galaxy.<p>Scientists have taken the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date - and within it, they've …

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Astronomers may have taken the first photo of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project's astronomers can now breathe a sigh of relief. They finally managed to observe Sagittarius A* for five sleepless nights after switching on the array on April 4th. In other words, the team might have taken the first picture of a black hole ever. There were nights …

The Habitability Hype Around LHS 1140b Is Real. Here's Why.

The discovery of the new potentially habitable planet, LHS 1140b, seemed to burst from out of nowhere. Perhaps even less expected was the notion …

Supermassive Black Holes Suggest We May Be Very Wrong About How Our Universe Formed

Riddled with Holes<p>The universe can be thought of as one big, continuously expanding space. An interesting theory about this expansion assumes that …

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

'Price tag is the only thing stealthy about the F-35': scathing new report tears the F-35 to shreds

A scathing new report on the F-35 compiles virtually every reported deficiency with the world's most expensive weapons system.<p>Dan Grazier, a former Marine captain and a defense policy investigator at the Project on Government Oversight put together a definitive history of the F-35's shortcomings, …

Can You Make A Quantum Superposition Of Cause And Effect?

When I teach or give talks about relativity, one of my regular angles on it is to discuss how faster-than-light travel (or even communication) creates problems with causality. That is, as I wrote in my book and an old blog post, if matter or information can pass from one point to another at speeds …

U.S., Turkey Set on a Collision Course

American support for Kurdish forces in Syria is a major flashpoint between the NATO allies<p>ISTANBUL—Turkey expected a honeymoon with President Donald Trump. Instead, it increasingly looks like Ankara and Washington are heading for a squabble, if not a divorce.<p>For now, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

Rex Tillerson

We finally know what happened to (most of) Mars' missing atmosphere

The answer was blowing in the solar wind<p>About four billion years ago, Mars was warm. Water flowed in lakes and rivers under a nice thick blanket of atmosphere. But then something cataclysmic happened. Mars' insulating atmosphere all but disappeared. Exposed to the harsh elements of space, the red …

Space

NASA Launches the Galaxy’s Most Glorious Space Database

Space is full of eye candy: exploding stars, nebulas of every shape and size, bizarre alien worlds. Though few will ever have the chance to see these …

Impressive Adobe Algorithm Transfers One Photo’s Style Onto Another

Two pairs of researchers from Cornell University and Adobe have teamed up and developed a “Deep Photo Style Transfer” algorithm that can …

Emerging Technology

Was a UFO sighted this month...rising out of the ocean?! [VIDEO]

The object reportedly rose from under the sea to a height of 40 feet and then vanished<p>It not just te skies and space where UFO sightings have taken …

Beautifully carved Viking toy boat unearthed in old dried-up well on Norway's coast

Stuck in the dirt at the bottom of an old well in central Norway, a carefully carved wooden toy boat has been unearthed by archaeologists. It is …

NASA probe Juno captures Jupiter's poles in glorious detail

In August 2011 NASA sent a probe the size of a basketball court into space on a mission to observe Jupiter. Now, five years later, the $1 billion dollar probe has something to show for it's 415 million mile journey. Named Juno, the probe has managed to photograph Jupiter's poles for the first time, …

What is the most famous battle in British history?

<i>To mark the re-opening of the National Army Museum this week after a three year £23.75m redevelopment, our readers are invited to vote in a national poll to determine the most significant infantry battle in British history.</i><p>The Battle of Waterloo - June 18, 1815<p><b>Who it was between?</b><p>Allied coalition …

South Australia to get $1bn solar farm and world's biggest battery

A huge $1bn solar farm and battery project will be built and ready to operate in South Australia’s Riverland region by the end of the year.<p>Elon Musk, meet Port Augusta: four renewable energy projects ready to go<p>Read more<p>The battery storage developer Lyon Group says the system will be the biggest of …

Renewable Energy

5 Vital Lessons Scientists Learn That Can Better Everyone's Life

Scientific breakthroughs may be rare, but they never take place in an intellectual vacuum. Newton’s recognition that he was standing on the shoulders of giants has never been more true than it is today, where the titans of the past have laid the foundations for our vantage point today. Yet the …

Physics

Are Archaeologists Legitimate Treasure Hunters?

It rains a lot in the Carpathian Mountains. You can see the storm clouds roll over the top of the hills, threatening any fair-weather archaeologists …

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding …

Radar on quad bike reveals lost temple

Controversial Newport Tower – Built By The Vikings, Knights Templar, Freemasons Or Someone Else? | Ancient Pages

Share this:<p><b>Ellen Lloyd - AncientPages.com -</b> There is an intriguing stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island that has been a subject of great …

Ancient Secrets Of Sacred Towers And Stone Circles In Colorado Where Spirits Of Native Americans Still Live | Ancient Pages

Share this:<p><b>AncentPages.com -</b> Mountains play an important role in the beliefs of the Pueblo Indians. Ancient towers and stone circles are also …