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How to run Android apps in Windows

Apps on Windows have gotten better. But every once in a while, you stumble upon a really useful mobile app that hasn’t made its way to PC yet. If it …

What Would Happen If Earth Fell Into A Black Hole?

Black holes have long been a source of much excitement and intrigue. And interest regarding black holes will surely grow now that gravitational waves …

Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too

Something happened 3 billion years ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an …

Scientists Finally Witnessed a Phenomenon That Einstein Thought "Impossible"

Celestial Warping<p>According to Einstein’s general relativity theory, spacetime bends or gets distorted when it crosses a massive object due to its …

Watch a Surreal 1953 Animation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart,” Voted the 24th Best Cartoon of All Time

Animation studio UPA—United Productions of America—is best known these days as the studio that gave us Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing (which …

In One Plane Ride, the Co-Founder of Southwest Airlines Teaches Us a Powerful Leadership Lesson

A simple, but powerful lesson in humble leadership from one of the most admired leaders of our time.<p>In our discussion about business success we talk a lot about the importance of grit, failure, and even time management. But in our conversations about leadership one thing doesn't seem to come up …

7 Harsh Truths About Life That No One Wants to Accept

There are things we don't want to happen, but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn.<p>We all face some degree of struggle and suffering in life and in business. Some are unavoidable; some are errors we can learn and grow from; some come from the neglect or bad actions of …

The 10 Best Foundations And Skin Tints For Difficult Summer Weather

A little sweat’s not the end of the world<p>Summer is a beautiful, wonderful thing, brimming with rosé, pool parties, and dining al fresco. What’s not beautiful, as I’m sure we’re all aware, is mascara forming wet raccoon smudges under your eyes and foundation leaving salty, oxidized streaks down your …

Android’s Design Principles And The Calculus Of The Human Pleasure Response

Android UX and interaction design leads Helena Roeber and Rachel Garb gave a talk at Google I/O this year about the Android Design Principles (ADP) they helped create and introduced back in 2012 with the launch of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The ADP foll three simple principles, essentially …

How Facebook Designs the 'Perfect Empty Vessel' for Your Mind

Tussling with the philosophy that's structuring a billion social lives<p>One day in March, I was sitting across from Facebook's design director, Kate Aronowitz, at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park when she told me, "It takes a lot of work to create the perfect empty vessel." In this near koan, lay a design …

"The Human Neocortex is More Complex than a Galaxy" -- Carl Sagan and Roger Penrose

Each cubic millimeter of tissue in the neocortex, reports Michael Chorost in <i>World Wide Mind</i>, contains between 860 million and 1.3 billion synapses. …

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Other Universes - MIT Technology Review

There’s something exciting afoot in the world of cosmology. Last month, Roger Penrose at the University of Oxford and Vahe Gurzadyan at Yerevan State …

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A Mind-Bending Look at the Hubble Ultra Deep Field Photo of the Universe

Check out this mind-bending video that talks about the “Hubble Ultra Deep Field” image captured by NASA astronomers nearly a decade ago — a …

The Real You - Alan Watts

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …

Is it true that Jupiter protects Earth?

Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while nudging some asteroids closer to Earth. And, in 1770, Jupiter took aim on Earth …

NASA Confirms That Curiosity Found An Ancient Martian Stream

Last year, NASA announced that the Curiosity rover had found preliminary evidence of an ancient streambed, indicating that water once flowed freely on Mars. After a few more months of study, that preliminary announcement has been confirmed – Curiosity has found the remains of an ancient stream.<p>To …