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MacPhun’s Intensify Enhances your Photos with Stunning Presets

MacPhun, the developer behind Snapheal and FX Photo Studio, released its new Intensify photo editing app with loads of presets for making your images pop.<p>The app comes in two versions: a $49.99 Intensify Pro (after a $10 launch discount code), available on MacPhun’s website, and a $29.99 version on …

Plants reveal their secrets: Scientists have worked out why some grow tall and some wide

Scientists have discovered why some plants grow tall and upright and others spread out wide, in a breakthrough that could revolutionise agriculture, …

Habitats

Top Shelf 014: Alive and Haswell

Join David Pierce and Nilay Patel as they explore the newest devices running Intel's latest CPU, codenamed Haswell. The processor promises better battery life, improved gaming performance, and smoother day-to-day computing. We're here to bring you all the details, so tune in below!<p><b>Update</b>: An …

The Ripple Effect of Meatless Monday: Can it Extend to China? - Water Works

By Tasha Eichenseher | June 3, 2013 4:15 pm<p>The Meatless Monday campaign marks its tenth anniversary this year. What started as a public health push, …

Having Sex Physically Changes Voles' Brains - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | June 3, 2013 4:19 pm<p>Male and female prairie voles develop strong partner preference after mating and stay together for life.</i> …

Scientists Find Pathogen Behind Irish Potato Famine - D-brief

By Gemma Tarlach | May 28, 2013 1:05 pm<p>Playing out like a mash-up of <i>Cold Case</i> and <i>CSI:Botanical Gardens</i>, scientists have identified the guilty …

Dell's Project Ophelia will turn any HDTV into an Android computer this May

Dell introduced Project Ophelia to the world at CES back in January, and now it's revealed shipping timeframes for the Android-powered MHL stick. Ophelia will ship in May to developers, with cable providers and telecoms able to buy it in July. A consumer release will follow shortly thereafter. When …

How to Decorate a Bookshelf

Have you ever moved to a new home that had an expansive built-in bookshelf? Maybe you wondered, “How will I ever fill that space?” Or perhaps you’re …

How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer - Copyblogger

You want to become a better writer.<p>I know this because you’re reading Copyblogger.<p>I also know that you <i>fear</i> becoming a better writer.<p><i>This</i> I know …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking

The Trouble With "Limitations" In Science - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | May 16, 2013 4:09 pm<p>Is it always good thing to know your limitations?<p>Over at <i>Scientific American</i>, Samuel McNerney <b>writes about the</b> …

Human embryonic stem cells created from adult tissue for first time

Scientists have used the cloning technique that led to Dolly the sheep to turn human skin into embryonic stem cells – which can make any tissue in …

Oldest Water on Earth Found in Canadian Mine: Study

<b>Oldest water on earth:</b> Researchers have found what they believe is the oldest water on Earth beneath the Canadian Shield.<p>LiveScience.com reported …

Malaria parasite lures mosquito to human odour

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/978000/978718_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522351925_ef51a5aa7c8d8b3dfcd5a0d2e90e9e69<p><b>Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odour than uninfected insects, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers …

Microbiology

Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life

Scientists have discovered water that has been trapped in rock for more than a billion years. The water might contain microbes that evolved independently from the surface world, and it's a finding that gives new hope to the search for life on other planets.<p>The water samples came from holes drilled …

Google and NASA collaborate on AI research with new quantum supercomputer

Google and NASA have teamed up to launch a new laboratory focused on advancing machine learning. The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab — hosted at NASA's Ames Research Center in California — will contain a quantum supercomputer that will be used by researchers from the Universities Space Research …

Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

<b>A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.</b><p>It will be shared by Google, Nasa, and other scientists, providing access to a machine said to be up to 3,600 times faster than conventional computers.<p>Unlike standard machines, the D-Wave …

Quantum Computing

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet

iPads and the like can be incredibly handy... when you're around things like Wi-Fi, cellular towers, and electricity. For those times when you're …

eReaders

Nest buys MyEnergy, giving users more data on power usage

MyEnergy has built a national user base with an online tool designed to give people a better way to track their power usage and bills.<p>Nest, makers of the Learning Thermostat, said Tuesday that it has bought MyEnergy, a move geared towards helping customers and utilities alike get a better handle on …

Customers

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Astronomy

This Is How Your Gmail Should Work

The iOS Gmail app went through a huge overhaul late last year that brought with it much more functionality and a better interface but those changes haven't translated to every Gmail app.<p>Designer Paul Burke has dreamt up this great Gmail concept that deeply integrates Google's Siri-like service …

Apps

ScienceCasts: A Whiff of Dark Matter on the ISS

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Living In Space

<b>1</b> Nearly every astronaut experiences some space sickness, caused by the wildly confusing information reaching their inner ears. In addition to …

Future iPhone Displays Could Use Sapphire Crystal Instead of Glass

While Apple’s designs always get high marks for pure aesthetic value, the company has often been criticized over the durability of their devices – …