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How to Find the Right Mobile App Development Company to Build Your Dream App

So, you’ve got a winning idea for a new mobile app that’s going to change the world (and the funding to make it happen). Or, you’ve got an existing …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Corals Are in Serious Trouble. This Lab Could Help Save Them

Nestled among giant fish tanks at the California Academy of Sciences, there's a black box—just big enough to hold six aquariums and maybe five …

BREAKING: Scientists Have Confirmed a New DNA Structure Inside Human Cells

It's not just the double helix!<p>For the first time, scientists have identified the existence of a new DNA structure never before seen in living …

Things You Didn't Know about Sacramento, California

Sacramento has been home to many for generations, but some fun facts remain unknown by many. From local business quirks to international statistics, …

20 books to ignite the innovator in you

With innovation and entrepreneurship on everyone’s mind today, where do you begin the journey of learning in a digital world that’s now in the …

25 incredible Game of Thrones filming locations you must visit in your lifetime

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Simulations suggest Saturn may have helped create Jupiter's big moons

A team of researchers from France and the U.S. has created a computer simulation of the development of the solar system focusing on Jupiter and the …

This year's Lyrid meteor shower coincides with Earth Day, but light pollution is ruining the show

Light pollution makes it hard for many people to appreciate the stars.<p>On Sunday we’ll all hear a lot about the importance of recycling, planting trees, and saving energy by turning out the lights. It can be hard to appreciate the way enormous environmental problems actually impact our lives, but …

Escaping Mexico City’s Hustle Within City Limits

Call it a case of FOMO — Fear of Missing Out. I’m usually resistant to pangs of envy inspired by social media photos of friends and families on perfect getaways around the world. And seeing that multiple acquaintances had all visited the same destination would, if anything, make me decidedly less …

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Project Kilopower: NASA is about to drop big news on nuclear power in space

Project ‘Kilopower’ is NASA’s master plan for generating nuclear power in space – and a big announcement is on the way<p>NASA is set to make a major …

Bondo Basics for Designers and Modelmakers, Part 2

How to use polyester body filler to make complicated 3D shapes by hand<p>Here in Part 2 of his series on Bondo basics, industrial designer Eric Strebel …

Train like an astronaut with this NASA-approved mobile app

Few of us will ever get to step foot on a space shuttle but that doesn’t mean we’re incapable of training like those who do.<p><b>What is it?</b> Space Nation Navigator is a mobile app that trains aspiring astronauts (or those wanting to train like them) in three core areas: body, mind, and social.<p><b>How it</b> …

How plastic-eating bacteria actually work – a chemist explains

Scientists recently discovered a strain of bacteria that can literally eat the plastic used to make bottles<p>The plastic bottles we throw away today …

The Most Beautiful Cities in the World for an Urban Adventure

While lush island escapes and charming village getaways offer a slower pace, urban adventures are ideal for travelers who appreciate art, …

Hubble delivers dazzling Lagoon Nebula for 28th anniversary

The Hubble Space Telescope knows how to celebrate its anniversary in style. Each year, the telescope team releases a new, mind-blowing image of something gorgeous. The Lagoon Nebula is the winner for 2018.<p>NASA also released a fly-through video of the nebula that takes you soaring through the Hubble …

Cosmology

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt fish has finally been revealed – and it’s down to evolution.<p>The Bajau people are able to dive tens of metres underwater with no conventional …

Biology

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Jeff Bezos

The Most Underrated Travel Destinations in the World

Looking for somewhere off-the-beaten path that’s not overrun with tourists? Here are our picks for an unforgettable under-the-radar …

European Travel

A little-known Mexican gem: 11 reasons to visit gorgeous Guanajuato

If you think Mexico is all about beaches and wrestling then you need to check out Guanajuato.<p>The colonial capital of the state with the same name was …

Mexico

Watch This Amazing Film of a Record-Setting El Cap Climb - adventure journal

Two hours and nineteen minutes of history in a seven-minute timelapse.<p>Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds practically flew up The Nose route on El Capitan …

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>6 min read<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing an estimated $100 million of hemp products each …

This YouTuber Fixes Ugly Websites and It's Really Satisfying

Refactoring UI is a YouTube series which takes poorly designed UI and gives it the fairy godmother treatment.<p>For me, the difference between a good user interface and a bad user interface makes and breaks a product or a service. It’s the difference between a clean, pleasant interface that welcomes …

UI Design

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

Mobile Development

How scientists listening to the earth can unlock Africa's many riches

Africa was once at the centre of the world – literally. It was the landmass at the centre of Pangaea, a super continent that broke up into smaller …