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This amazing short explains what homophobia feels like in 2018

An emotive video short sums up how it feels to be out in public with your partner and what homophobia looks like in 2018.<p>A four-minute-long BBC video …

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Kids can be citizen scientists, too—here's how

You might even make a major discovery.<p>Jennifer Fee remembers well the day the 100 millionth observation rolled in on eBird. It was the summer of 2012, and the birding app had been in use for a decade. In that time, citizen scientists from around the world had submitted 99,999,999 photos, sound …

New Pioneer USB Type-C Hub And Portable SSD Storage Now Available

Pioneer has announced the availability this week of new USB Type-C products in the form of a “versatile” Pioneer docking station, Pioneer portable …

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

5 Books About the Future Elon Musk Thinks You Should Read

The Tesla boss is always thinking ahead.<p>Elon Musk has become one of the world’s most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the …

See Scale Models of the Greatest Skyscrapers Never Built

A new exhibition is full of diminutive versions of big buildings and even bigger ideas.<p>In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright summoned reporters to a press …

Skyscrapers

Meet the wireless keyboard that never needs to be recharged

Wireless keyboards are the way to go, obviously, but changing batteries or recharging your keyboard is a pain in the butt — even if you only have to …

Tech Trends

This 32-Inch Philips Display with 99% Adobe RGB and HDR is Only $500

Philips has announced a new 32-inch professional monitor with HDR and 99% Adobe RGB coverage: the Philips Brilliance QHD LCD P-line 328P6AUBREB. The …

Mad Rocket Man To Launch Himself in 500-Mph Homebuilt Contraption—For Flat Earth 'Science'

Mad Mike Hughes doesn't believe the Earth is round, but he does believe in his slapdash, cobbled-together rocket.<p>The countdown to launch creeps closer and there's still plenty for self-taught rocket scientist "Mad" Mike Hughes to do: Last-second modifications to his vessel. Pick up his flight suit. …

FDA approves an electrical device to help ease opioid withdrawal

The NSS-2 Bridge is a wearable cranial nerve stimulator.<p>Amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, doctors are looking for ways to help people wean themselves off of the drugs, but withdrawal symptoms are a major hurdle. Innovative Health Solutions says its NSS-2 Bridge is a "percutaneous nerve field …

Wearable Tech

NASA’s Next Mars Rover Is Going to Be Seriously Badass

Should all go according to plan, NASA will launch its next Martian rover in July 2020. The robotic probe is still under construction, but early signs …

This is What Photos From a $63,000 Camera Look Like

What kind of images does a $63,000 stills camera produce? Here’s a 19-minute video by Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography in which he uses a Phase …

Photography

Cameras About to Be Banned from Checked Luggage on Planes?

Travelling on planes is about to get a whole lot less convenient for photographers. Citing the risk of explosion and catastrophic fire, the United …

Every Modern Architecture Lover Should Take This Three-Day Road Trip

Think <i>Connecticut</i>, and the mind conjures up clapboard houses and picket fences. But architecture buffs know the state for glass walls, cement, and …

4 MIT Architecture Courses You Can Take Online (Video Lectures Included)

Learning doesn't have to formal, or expensive. As education becomes increasingly commodified the world over, here are four courses from the …

Google is creating pop-up donut shops across the US to give away the Home Mini — here's what it's like inside

Google's latest home assistant — the Home Mini — is a $49 smart speaker that is about the size of a donut. To celebrate its release, Google is setting up pop-up donut shops around the US and giving away Home Minis. Here's what you need to know. Following is the text of the video.<p>Inside Google's …

This is How Google Built the Pixel 2’s ‘Best Ever’ Camera

Google’s new Pixel 2 phones boast the best smartphone camera ever tested by DxOMark. In this 9-minute video by Nat and Friends, learn how Google …

NASA Opens Building Dedicated To Katherine Johnson, The Hidden Figures Hero

The 99-year-old trailblazer, Katherine Johnson.<p>This week Katherine Johnson, a mathematician whose contributions to NASA’s early space missions were …

Katherine Johnson

Why some Florida residents couldn't use their solar panels after Hurricane Irma

Millions of Florida residents lost power after Hurricane Irma raged through the state. But some homeowners with solar energy installations couldn’t …

Prepare to update, because Google Drive PC app dies next March

If you're among the hundreds of millions of people using Google Drive to synchronize files across your PCs and phones, be warned: you've now got three months to install its replacement.<p>Google announced in July that it's replacing the Google Drive software for personal computers with Backup and …

Kesha Walks Us Through Her 'Rainbow,' Track By Track

In talking about her new album, <i>Rainbow</i>, Kesha describes making the impossible possible with boundless optimism — like ending up with collaborators from her "wildest of dreams," from the kinds of secret aspirations you're too scared to say aloud. (This includes a duet with Dolly Parton, guitar solos …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

Watch Tonight as NASA Tries to Create Artificial Clouds

The colorful clouds should be visible along most of the east coast.<p><i>Update: NASA had to scrub this launch again on Monday night because of weather. It will try again Tuesday night, June 13, just after 9 Eastern.</i><p>Later tonight, NASA will try to create a colorful cloud over the Eastern Seaboard. For …

'Finding Dory' To Feature Transgender Character, Claims Ellen DeGeneres

'I think everything that we see in the media - whether it's television or film or anything you see - should represent everything that's happening in …

Tesla introduces a cheaper Model S — starting at $66,000

Elon Musk and his Tesla Motors Inc. have long promised the world a more affordable version of their much-admired battery-electric Model S supercar.<p>Now it's here, but it isn't the Model 3 — and it isn't all that affordable.<p>Tesla will begin selling a new Model S 60, a slower version of the four-door …

All-electric Acura NSX to tackle 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds.<p>Acura has confirmed an …

Tesla Will Sell 2 Cheaper Model S Electric Cars

The new models will have smaller batteries and a shorter driving range between charges.<p>Electric carmaker Tesla Motors said on Thursday it would offer …

Teen Fights to Defend His Legal Right to Strap Guns to Drones

The nation's most important drone case involves a flamethrower-wielding drone.<p>A viral video from last summer is currently the subject of what could turn out to be an important legal battle: Is it OK to strap a gun (or a flamethrower) to a drone?<p>And if it's not, does the Federal Aviation …

Drones