Julie Yoshioka

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Common Logical Fallacies

Brief Definitions of Informal Fallacies With Links to Examples and Discussions<p><i>For those who need a little refresher, here are some of the most common</i> …

Critical Thinking

How to Think for Yourself When Algorithms Control What You Read

With the flick of a switch, a handful of tech giants can change the nature and extent of mankind’s ingestion of information. In 2013, Google took a step towards understanding the intent of their users with the Hummingbird algorithm. Twitter replaced most-recent with most-important tweets when they …

Fake News

Helping Students Ask Better Questions by Creating a Culture of Inquiry

Student inquiry is at the heart of student choice. When students are able to ask their own questions, they can chase their curiosity and tap into …

Teaching

She's an expert at spotting fake news. This is what she wants you to know.

<b>"Fake news" is more than just the phrase the president uses to brush aside stories he doesn't like. It's a real thing, and something we should all be</b> …

Journalism

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

Landscape Photography Tips From the Pros

Getting to the point where you take amazing landscape photos will take a some time and practice, to be sure.But if you're equipped with a few …

Landscape Photography

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Low-light photography: How low can you go?

<b>Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniques</b><p>David’s top tips for getting …

Landscape Photography

Reasons to Consider f/1.8 Over f/1.4 Lens Options

Many photographers own or are mapping out a path to own the largest aperture lenses available in their system's catalog, skipping past the more …

Photography

What to Do When You Don't Have Time for Photography

Photography is of course something we all love, but it takes time, and when it's not your profession or you're busy with client work, finding time to …

Photography

Why I Made My First Online Course: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography on Udemy

Dear friend,<p>I am very excited to share the news of my first online course, “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Mastering Photography” on Udemy. First of …

Street Photography

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Photography

Donald Trump Isn’t Going to Like This Photo Very Much

Thankfully, Donald Trump stayed far away from former first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral services in Texas on Saturday, which were attended by four …

Donald Trump

Bill Maher: The Only Late-Night Host Willing to Challenge the Left

Many progressives have written off the ‘Real Time’ host, but his importance to the late-night landscape should not be dismissed.<p>With the constant …

Comedy

4 Qualities Of Viral Content That Will Expand Your Reach

Have you ever been excited about a piece of content you and your team worked on, only to see it kind of flounder after going live? It happens to the best of us every once in a while. In a perfect world, audiences who see my content would be as excited to share it as they are to share memes and …

Marketing

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

The 'deep state' is real. But are its leaks against Trump justified?

Even the most severe critics of the US president should worry about this subtle form of anti-democratic abuse<p>America doesn’t have coups or tanks in the street. But a deep state of sorts exists here and it includes national security bureaucrats who use secretly collected information to shape or curb …

Donald Trump

New Jersey Is Dealing With A Tick Species That Is New To America

Looks like a bunch of New Jersey residents survived the Winter. But that is not really good news.<p>On Friday, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture announced the latest follow-up to what was described in a February 2018 publication in the <i>Journal of Medical Entomology</i>. The publication detailed an …

Disease

Exposure to sheep could trigger multiple sclerosis, study suggests

Exposure to a toxin primarily found in sheep could trigger multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.<p>More than 100,000 people in Britain have been diagnosed with MS, which occurs when the immune system attacks the protective coating surrounding nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.<p>The condition …

Multiple Sclerosis

Mariko Mori Is Currently Showing "Invisible Dimension" At The Sean Kelly Gallery In New York

Contemporary Japanese artist Mariko Mori, is currently showing “Invisible Dimension”, an installation of her sculptures at the New York gallery of …

Art

Mass Flow Rate

<b>Mass Flow Rate</b><p>Glenn Research Center<p>The conservation of mass is a fundamental concept of physics. Within some problem domain, the amount of mass …

Physics

10 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the Earth is not flat

The evidence is right in front of you.<p><i>This story was originally published on Smarter Than That in 2008. We are republishing a lightly edited version on</i> Popular Science <i>in light of recent interest in the subject.</i><p>Humanity has known Earth is round for a few millenia, and I’ve been meaning to show more …

Flat Earth

A new study on whales suggests Darwin didn't quite get it right

Evolution is too complicated to plot out like a family tree.<p>Gray, blue, big, bigger: baleen whales put the mega in “megafauna.” In a new study published on April 4 in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>, researchers discuss the whole-genome sequencing of several of these mammoth species, including the blue …

Biology

China is using furnaces to manufacture 10 billion tons of rain

Plans for thousands of chemical rainmakers in the Tibetan Plateau.<p>In an effort to solve some of the country's water shortage problems, China is building tens of thousands of chemical rainmakers. The goal: manufacture 10 billion tons of rainfall on the Tibetan Plateau.<p>The silver iodide furnaces …

U.S. Army

Great apps for creative kids

From baby Van Goghs to tiny Van Halens.<p>Did you know that art can help boost your child's interest in science? While hands-on experience with a pencil, brush, or instrument is important, it's more likely that children will have a smartphone or tablet in their hands. In their spare time—instead of …

Apps

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

Mobile Photography

Keep your love of chocolate from destroying the planet with this one easy fix

Chocolate production generates a lot of pollution.<p>It was predictable that one day Adisa Azapagic, who studies the carbon footprint of various foods, would get around to chocolate. Little was known about the environmental impact of producing that guilt-and swoon-inducing pleasure, and for many, …

Sustainability

Worried about breaking a hip? There might be something better than calcium.

New recommendations suggest vitamin supplements probably won’t help stave off falls and breaks.<p>Vitamin supplement companies want you to believe their products stave off disease. They can save you from heart attacks and broken bones and common colds. Or at least they say they can. But too often, …

Senior Citizen

These diamonds are tiny, flawed, and may come from a long-lost planet

The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.<p>In 2008, a rock laced with tiny diamonds hurtled through miles of thickening nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide, its exterior heating up as it raced through the thick air. A telescope tracked its progress, watching as the …

Geology

This company wants to replace braille with a controversial new font

Meet ELIA, a new tactile reading system.<p>Learning to read and write was a challenge for Louis Braille. While many kids struggle to read, Braille was blinded at the age of three by an infection following an accident in his father’s leathering workshop. Unable to see words on the page, his best chance …

Braille