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9 Journal Apps to Help You Slay Your 2017 Goals

To say we’re a *tad* obsessed with paper journals might be a little bit of an understatement. But as much as we love our precious diaries, carrying around our everyday journal, bullet journal, fitness journal and gratitude journal can sometimes leave our bag feeling more like a high-school backpack …

'Mud Dragon' Dinosaur Unearthed—By Dynamite

The fossil, dated to the time right before a giant impact wiped out the dinosaurs, was almost destroyed during school construction.<p>Chinese construction workers excavating bedrock recently made an explosive discovery when they inadvertently unearthed an unusual new species of feathered dinosaur.<p>The …

Dinosaurs

We May Finally Know Why Astronauts Get Deformed Eyeballs

A closer look at space travelers revealed that a buildup of brain fluids may be squishing their eyeballs from behind.<p>Many astronauts returning to Earth after long-duration missions in space suffer from blurry vision that does not always get better. Now, after years of speculation and study, …

Bioengineering

How To Make Your Emails Load Faster On Your iPhone

Of all the apps on your iPhone, it can sometimes seem like Mail takes the longest to load. Especially if you’re in spotty cell reception, when you …

15 Historical Fiction Books Set in Ancient Egypt

The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update

There are a lot of changes in iOS 10, Apple's latest software update for the iPhone and iPad.<p>We've already shown you the biggest changes, like the new Messages app and improvements to the lockscreen. But there are plenty of smaller, more hidden features and tricks you probably don't know about.<p>For …

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Inside iPhone 7: Why Apple Killed The Headphone Jack

The standard audio jack that connects your headphones to just about everything has been around for nearly 150 years. Here's why Apple thought it was time for a change.<p><b>Apple VP Greg Joswiak is</b> grinning as he holds up what is easily the smallest iPhone adapter I have ever seen. iPod white and about …

Mobile Technology

Vanda Miss Joaquim's namesake gets official credit: A look at the national flower and 9 other famous orchid blooms

SINGAPORE - The mystery over the origins of Singapore's national flower - Vanda Miss Joaquim - was resolved recently.<p>For more than 30 years, it has …

Ancient Egyptians’ 4,000-year-old strategy for dealing with an “argumentative superior”

Patience is a virtue. Don’t bug your partner about their weight. Try not to vex your boss. As a new translation of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs reveals, the fundamental rules of human behavior have changed little in the last 4,000 years—and wisdom from the times of the pharaohs still rings wry and …

Ancient History

Rainbows Reveal What’s Really Going on in the Sky, Researchers Say

Changing Planet<p><b>Scientific understanding of rainbows finds many practical applications of their interaction between light, liquid and gas</b><p>Scientists can look at a rainbow and see a lot more than a pretty band of color in a stormy sky. “Knowledge gained from studying these multicoloured arcs of …

Nature

Britishisms 101: An American’s Guide to Decoding British English

<i>English (U.K.) to English (U.S.): A handy translation guide on speaking your native language in a foreign country by @hayleybloom.</i><p>Moving from New York to London should, in theory, be the easiest of the transcontinental moves because you don’t have to learn a new language to set up camp in your new …

Massive Structure Found 'Hiding In Plain Sight' At Ancient Site Of Petra

Using Google Earth, satellite imagery and drones, researchers have discovered a monumental structure amid the world-famous ruins of Petra, Jordan.<p>It was apparently "hiding in plain sight" — a structure the size of an Olympic-size pool "just south of the city center, and archaeologists have missed …

Archaeology

The Rise of the Jaw-Slingers

This is the goblin shark, a deep-sea fish with a terrifying face and the ability to transform into a deep-sea fish with a terrifying face that’s suddenly a lot closer to you. By which I mean: its jaws can shoot forward, turning its already grotesque visage into something truly nightmarish.<p>The …

Zoology

5 Job Perks You Didn't Know You Could Negotiate

You already know to negotiate a company's opening salary offer. But "there's more to compensation than the check you receive as an employee," says Sharlyn Lauby, president of consulting firm ITM Group Inc., founder of HR Bartender, and author of <i>Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers</i>. There are …

Indie Project Corner: Charge Your iPhone Over a Campfire

The <b>FlameStower Fire Charger ($99)</b> made me a little nervous when I first pulled it from the box and set it up. It's the brainchild of two Stanford students, Adam Kell and Andrew Byrnes. The contraption looks like something featured on <i>MythBusters</i>, but this weird-looking stand can actually kick out a …

Christmas Trees

6 Tips on Writing for Children

I hadn’t read a children’s novel in an embarrassingly long time when I landed my first deal to write exactly that. Naturally, I went into it with all …

Writing

Getting started with Google Photos

Finally, the photos app you've been waiting for.<p>You can have your Android M, your Brillo, your Cardboard and any of the other products announced at Google's I/O developer conference yesterday.<p>I just need Google Photos , a product I've been waiting for to create order out of my sprawling photo …

Google

Say goodbye to your clunky air conditioner — this kitchen table uses no electricity to regulate the temperature of your apartment

Consisting simply of a surface and legs, the table is one piece of furniture that has remained largely the same for thousands of years.<p>But now, a French design duo has come up with a way to turn the humble table into a means of climate control that doesn't use any electricity.<p>Paris-based industrial …

Retirement Planning Needs a Better UX

President Obama recently called for a new fiduciary standard for retirement plan advisors, saying, “the rules governing retirement investments were written 40 years ago … I am calling on the DOL to update the rules.” You might have missed this story — or at least assumed that designing a fiduciary …

Giant Whales Have Super-Stretchy Nerves

“Hey, look at this,” said Bob Shadwick. He and his team were working on the dissected remains of a fin whale, the second largest animal on the planet, when they noticed a white cord-like structure lying against a slab of muscle. Shadwick picked it up and jokingly stretched it. “It was like a bungee …

Whales

Very Rare And Adorable Pocket Shark Discovered

Only the second pocket shark ever seen by humans was discovered by scientists during a study conducted by the <b>National Oceanic and Atmospheric</b> …

Here's What Gluten Really Does To Your Food

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last five years, you're familiar with the term gluten. Whether you're gluten-free or a gluten freak, you know it's a buzzy word in the food and health world, and you may even know how it affects the body. But do you actually know what gluten does to …

New studies suggest probiotics can treat depression and anxiety disorders

Probiotic supplementation has been widely popular in recent years and they’re getting a new wave of media attention as several recently published …

Buying a HDB as a Single – What You Absolutely Need to Know

Just like any other normal day, you wake up, scroll through your Facebook app on your phone, “Like” a bunch of photos of your friends’ kids on a …

The Art of Ponytail Placement: 3 Ways to Rethink Fashion’s Favorite Hairstyle

Last month, while backstage at Oscar de la Renta’s spring 2015 presentation, hairstylist <b>Orlando Pita</b> was painstakingly combing **Karlie Kloss’**s, **Ji Hye Park’**s, and **Malaika Firth’**s flat-ironed hair back into swinging mid-height ponytails. “How do you decide on placement?” I asked, unaware …

Adobe Slate for iPad Brings Storytelling Skills to the Masses

Adobe has gotten into the habit of segmenting its mobile iPad apps to serve both specific and disparate audiences. And in keeping with that emerging tradition, the company today released Adobe Slate, an iPad app for iPad, a free consumer app that lets a range of business and educational users …

Adobe

Man jailed four years for sexually abusing girl, 14

SINGAPORE - A man who threatened to upload videos of himself having sex with a 14-year-old girl online unless she continued to sleep with him was …

82 Astounding Facts About Cats

As if we needed more reasons to love them.<p>1. Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs.<p>2. There are cats who have survived falls from over 32 stories (320 meters) onto concrete.<p>3. A group of cats is called a clowder.<p>4. Cats have over 20 …

Pets

Geography in the News: Hot Chocolate

Human Journey<p><b>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM and Maps.com</b><p><b>LOVING HOT CHOCOLATE</b><p>A new type of chocolate came on the market around 2010. Chocolate makers boasted that <i>acticoa</i>, which is packed with antioxidants, slows the aging process and prevents wrinkles. If true, …

Record multi-track songs with your friends no matter where they are

Two years ago, Nick den Engelsman started a band with a couple of friends. As they worked on recording songs, life got in the way, what with getting jobs, getting married, having babies, and the like.<p>The group decided it would be really nice to have an app that let them record parts of their songs …

Apps