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We Finally Know How Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Field

Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role in everything from animal migration to protecting the Earth from the Sun’s harsh solar wind. Now, a recent study finally sheds light on how some birds visually see Earth’s magnetic field. Birds use Earth’s magnetic field as sort of a heads-up display to …

Earth Science

Vikings may have used crystals to navigate across the Atlantic

Before Google Maps and GPS, before knowledge of magnetic compasses traveled from China to Europe, Viking sailors journeyed across the North Atlantic. A thousand years ago, the trip between Norway and Greenland by longboat took about three weeks. Viking navigators used shadows cast by a sun compass, …

Archaeology

A 2nd 'Big Bang' could end our universe in an instant — and it's all because of a tiny particle that controls the laws of physics

Our universe may end the same way it was created: with a big, sudden bang.<p>That's according to new research from a group of Harvard physicists, who found that the destabilization of the Higgs boson — a tiny quantum particle that gives other particles mass — could lead to an explosion of energy that …

Keeping a Closer Eye on Content Is Going to Cost Alphabet

For Alphabet, being big has its costs.<p>Digital marketing has hit a few bumps, with <b>Alphabet</b>'s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) YouTube in particular taking …

Paid Advertising Making Dramatic Shifts, Study Finds

Programmatic is not the shiny object in every campaign strategy. Despite the hype surrounding programmatic, more than 50% of advertisers still do not …

Rewriting the Code of Life

Through DNA editing, researchers hope to alter the genetic destiny of species and eliminate diseases.<p>Early on an unusually blustery day in June, Kevin Esvelt climbed aboard a ferry at Hyannis*, bound for Nantucket Island. Esvelt, an assistant professor of biological engineering at the Massachusetts …

The best mobile games of 2016. We're right, you're wrong

Unless you agree with us, in which case, you're right, too.<p>It's the end of the year, time to relax, and you may have a brand new mobile device. With the current app marketplaces, though, it can be hard to know where to start. This is why we're here to help you spend your gift cards, with our top …

City of Boston calls for IoT projects grounded in reality

The City of Boston is calling all Internet of Things (IoT) developers to submit ideas on how to improve the quality of life for citizens.<p>A request for information (RFI) published earlier this month calls on IoT developers to skip the “glossy presentation” and actual identify areas where …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

The Mathematical Voodoo of Triangles

When you try to build shapes out of too many triangles, some bizarre things start to happen.<p>The five Platonic solids are the foundation for a number of geometric studies, and they encompass the only three-dimensional polyhedrons that are both regular and convex. In other words, they are 3D shapes …

Mathematics

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …

8 simple rules for a robust, scalable CSS architecture

Translations<p>Português (Brasil)<br>• Chinese<p>This is the manifest of things I've learned about managing CSS in large, complex web projects during my many …

JavaScript

Secret “$50 Marijuana Stock Blueprint…”

Take Action <i>Before July 1st Before July 1st</i> Before July 1st and you could watch the...<p>Secret “$50 MarijuanaPot <br>Research Stock Blueprint”...<p>… Turn a …

Matter Is No More Than Fluctuations In Vacuum

Scientists had been striving to explore what lies between planets, stars and galaxies and what medium electromagnetic waves propagate through. James …

Front-End Development. From UX Design to Code.

User interface serving the aims of positive and problem-solving user experience is one of the key aspects of creating a digital product, still it’s …

UX Design

Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development

In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.<p>In Austin, Texas, on a 711-acre site where an airport once stood, a team of developers, architects, and builders are creating a new way to live in the booming city.<p>A New …

10 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To (If You Aren't Already)

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We've all heard by now that the most successful people read extensively. Bill Gates, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk. They all credit at least some of their success to regularly devouring books.<p>But for those of us who don't have the time, or simply want to supplement all that reading, podcasts are a great …

Self-improvement

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

How an Analytics Mindset Changes Marketing Culture

The most significant culture shift today for marketing teams is adopting an analytical marketing approach. Change has been forced on us, due to the steady creation of new digital channels that have affected customer expectations. The problem is that while marketers are <i>thinking</i> differently about …

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

If you want to influence people don't try to persuade them. Use ‘pre-suasion’ instead.

Today and every day we are the targets of salespeople, marketers, advertisers, fundraisers and (heaven knows) politicians trying to persuade us to buy something, do something or think a certain way. And they're good at it. Over the years, they've learned a lot about which features to build into a …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

15 Data Scientist Jobs That Pay $100K Or More

• The average base salary for Data Scientists is $117K per year, ranging from $89.2K to $242K.<br>• Based on recent job postings for Data Scientists, 65% need to know Python, 53% need to have R programming skills, 50% need to know SQL and have machine learning development skills.<br>• Lyft and WalMart are …

Data Science

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

Under Armour

5 Major Shifts in Facebook Advertising All Marketers Need to Know

Things are changing faster than you think.<p>Facebook has permeated virtually every aspect of our lives and, with over 1 billion users, has provided entrepreneurs with a cost-effective and powerful way to market to customers.<p>When it first launched in 2004, ads were primitive banner displays called …