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100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

Why Segregation in College Increases After Freshman Year

Campus divides along racial and socioeconomic lines deepen as students are priced out of expensive residence halls.<p>Rutgers University is divided into five residential campuses, and once freshman Imani Hayes figured the system out, she noticed one of them—called Livingston—being referred to as “the …

Millennials Want To Be Entrepreneurs, But A Tough Economy Stands In Their Way

Financial challenges facing today's young adults are stifling their entrepreneurial dreams. The results of a nationwide survey published by EY, a professional services firm, and Economic Innovation Group, a policy and advocacy group, suggest millennials' economic hardships prevent them from …

Demographics

How to Use ‘Double Masking’ for More Natural HDR Blending in Photoshop

If you want ultimate control over your High Dynamic Range images, manual blending is still the way to go. But creating a perfectly blended image from …

Tutorials

Eight Inspiring Traits of a Leader

Techniques that will be inspirational and get a devoted following in challenging times.<p>Leaders are rare. It is easier to be a follower. Here are techniques that will guide you to lead your team to new heights. In a recent Leadership column, "13 Leadership Tips That Lead to Fast Growth," we explored …

Leadership

HalfSmoke Opens Oct. 4 with Funnel Cake, Mega-Milkshakes, and a Photo Booth

McCain, a first time restaurateur who joins the food industry from real estate and investment banking in New York, is operating his restaurant with a …

Universe has no sense of direction and isn’t going anywhere particular, scientists confirm

The universe isn’t going anywhere, scientists have confirmed.<p>A new study shows that the universe is expanding the same way in all directions, not …

Infographic: What Can Be Made from One Barrel of Oil?

What Can Be Made from One Barrel of Oil?<p>Oil gets a bad rap these days, but the stuff is actually quite incredible.<p>Many people think of crude oil as a …

Young pilots: Meet the captain, 26, and her co-pilot, 19 | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Their combined ages are just 45. But that didn't stop 26-year-old captain Kate McWilliams and her 19-year-old co-pilot Luke Elsworth from flying hundreds of passengers to their destinations this week.<p>The young pilots manned a flight from London to Malta, after McWilliams earlier passed a …

Aviation

James Harden Will Play as Houston Rockets' Full-Time Point Guard

For the last couple of years, James Harden has essentially served as the Houston Rockets' point guard. Now he has the title to back it up.<p>Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said Harden would become the team's full-time point guard this season at Monday's media day session:<p>He's more or less responsible …

Basketball

Microsoft looking to place its future on reprogrammable computer chip

We can still vividly remember how not so smooth it was for Doug Burger, a researcher in computer chip production trying to convince the CEO of …

Taiwan Prison Dog Training Helps Inmates Stay Away from Crime

A dog trainer working at a prison in Taiwan believes that giving inmates time with stray dogs can help combat recidivism.<p>A program that has been running at Hsinchu Prison for a decade has dog trainers teach prisoners how to train stray dogs. In addition to preparing the animals for adoption, the …

Video claiming drilling into iPhone 7 will reveal hidden headphone port goes viral

Prank video destroying new Apple smartphone receives 10m views, with some seemingly tricked into making 3.5mm hole in the bottom of their devices<p>A video claiming that users can add a headphone socket to the iPhone 7, which only has a Lightning port, by drilling into the bottom of their phone has …

IPhone 7

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Plex partners with Amazon to launch a hardware-free media server, Plex Cloud

You no longer need an always-on PC or any other network-attached hardware in order to use Plex’s media player. The popular service, which allows you to watch TV and movies from your own collection, including those you’ve recorded via an attached digital antenna, is making itself more accessible to …

Cloud Computing

How Fast Is Your Dog Aging?

All of us who love dogs are acutely aware that the lifespans of our canine companions are short - much too short. And while the years we spend with a beloved pet seem to fly by, dogs don't just suddenly die when they reach a certain age. They grow older in stages just as we do, but at a …

Iron nanoparticles make immune cells attack cancer

Stanford researchers accidentally discovered that iron nanoparticles invented for anemia treatment have another use: triggering the immune system's …

Nanotech

Monsanto Finally Licenses the Most Important Biotech Discovery of the 21st Century

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You may not have noticed, but until last week <b>Monsanto</b> (NYSE: MON) was operating with a very noticeable omission in its research and development arsenal. It's a wonder it took so long to plug. Perhaps senior management was caught up with a failed bid for <b>Syngenta</b> and its …

Manchester United Transfer News: Juan Mata Contract Talks Reported, Top Rumours

Manchester United are reportedly set to open contract talks with Juan Mata, with the midfielder said to be “desperate” to stay at the club.<p>That’s according to Daniel Cutts of the <i>Sun</i>, who suggested discussions have been held between the player and manager Jose Mourinho. As noted in the piece, there …

Soccer

Saints and Falcons Lock Arms in Unity Circle During National Anthem Before MNF

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided not to stand during the national anthem in the preseason, protests and demonstrations before sporting events have become a topic of national conversation.<p>The Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints joined that discussion before …

It's time for car companies to dump large badges

At the moment, however, we're in a bit of a cookie-cutter episode. Not quite as same-old-same-old as the mid-to-late 1990s, when everything seemed to aspire to the condition of Lexus, or the mid-2000s when Audis were widely visually emulated.<p>For the most part, however, a compact sedan looks like a …

Climate denial's internal contradictions spring from a need to defend economic doctrine

A trio of scholars who study the psychology and philosophy of science have written a fantastic paper for Springer's <i>Sythese</i> looking at the way that …

Philosophy

14 Uncommon Habits That Contribute to Success

<i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success?</i><p><b>1. Sacrificing important things.</b> In the end, we all only have 24 hours in a day. To reach …

Motivation

9 Signs You’re Dating a Man, Not a Boy

I was once a boy, now I’m a man. It took me twenty-nine years to get there, but I’ve arrived. It’s more than most men can say.<p>And that’s because age …

9, 3, 2, 1 = ?? – Find which number replace question mark? – Genius Math Puzzles

Which number replace the question mark? Difficult Math Puzzles only for Geniuses with Answer!<p>Hi, Let’s make it a little bit difficult for you. Try to …

I think the human race has no future if it doesn’t go to space

In this extract from How To Make A Spaceship, the physicist explains why he said yes when offered a seat on Virgin’s SpaceShipTwo and why we need a new generation of explorers<p>I have no fear of adventure. I have taken daredevil opportunities when they presented themselves. Years ago I barrelled down …

motorised

9 Reasons Why Expats Are Still Flocking To Mexico

<b>9 Reasons This Could Be Your Best Retirement Option</b><p>With more than a million U.S. expats settled in south of the border, Mexico is the most popular choice for North Americans looking for a better life overseas.<p>Of course, one of the biggest attractions of Mexico is its easy accessibility. Depending …

A Rare Black Moon Will Rise in the Sky on Friday Night

Get ready for some excellent stargazing.<p>When it comes to rare lunar events, September 2016 seems to be the month that keeps on giving: This Friday, September 30, a Black Moon will rise in the skies of the Western Hemisphere, a phenomenon we haven't seen since March 2014.<p>So what is a Black Moon …