Liz Andie Lee

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How blockchain can create the world’s biggest supercomputer

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>As our desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, etc. stand idly by for a huge portion of …

The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome)

2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), …

Japan’s attempts to tap clean energy are being blocked by spa enthusiasts

Japan has 118 volcanoes and an urgent need for clean energy. But it hasn’t been able to tap its geothermal reserves, partly because of opposition from the spa industry.<p>The country has the third largest geothermal reserves in the world, but 80% of these are in hot springs or nature reserves. The …

Geothermal Energy

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9 essential IFTTT recipes for iOS users

From automated photo journaling to price alerts in your Reminders app, these IFTTT recipes for iPhone will keep you on top of everything.<p>When everything is operating smoothly and all your devices and services are working together, it's still cumbersome, at best. Whether you're traveling for …

Urban Farming

UF<p>Urban Farming<p>April 26, 2018<p>You can grow most vegetables in pots, but few as easily as peppers. Though any variety will succeed, these peppers for …

Urban Agriculture

They Didn’t Build That: The 11 Best Unapproved Ads From Election 2012

Given the cavalier attitude toward (some would say contempt for) facts demonstrated in the run-up to Decision 2012, it’s hard to know anything for sure about the current campaigns. But we can be fairly confident about two things about the upcoming presidential election: who Sarah Silverman is …

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Psychology

How San Bernardino changes the FBI’s war on encryption

Apple won its encryption fight. Now what?<p>As of last night, Apple’s San Bernardino troubles are officially over. Yesterday, the FBI announced that it no longer needs Apple’s help in breaking into an iPhone linked to last year’s attacks, thanks to a new method for unlocking the phone submitted by an …

These are the coding skills you need to have if you want to build your own websites

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Mclek, ShutterStock With sites like Wordpress, SquareSpace, and Wix available to the public, it's never been easier to create and host …

Drug traffickers are hacking US surveillance drones to get past border patrol

Timothy Bennett, a Department of Homeland Security program manager, said last week that drug smugglers are using technology to spoof and jam unmanned aircraft systems that are being used at the border.<p>"The bad guys on the border have lots of money. And what they are putting money into is spoofing …

This Is How Men and Women Handle Email Differently

And yes, age affects emailing, too.<p>A recent Yahoo labs email study has kind of confirmed what you might have assumed: Men and women have slightly different strategies for communicating with each other. Maybe that's not a huge surprise, but the numbers behind the study (the largest email one ever …

Demographics

10 Easy Pieces: The New Pale Leather Lounge Chair

Pale wood and pale leather: The combination is popping up everywhere. Here are 10 lounge chairs we’re currently coveting.<p>Above: The folding Saxe …

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

<i>by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks. …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Grand Prismatic Spring

A hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, biggest in the United States and third largest in the world. Its amazing color comes from microbes that …

Yellowstone National Park

23 Days on the JMT

Mt Whitney Peak California, United States<p>The morning of my final day on the JMT began very…<p>Guitar Lake campsite Tulare County, California, United …

United States

Did you know there is a National Park in the US that is underwater?

That's right. Located in Biscayne Bay, this park at the north end of the Florida Keys has four interrelated marine ecosystems: mangrove forest, the …

Exploring Thailand

Mekong River Tambon Khuean, Chang Wat Maha Sarakham, Thailand<p>There are many ways to cruise the Mekong. Either…<p>Tambon Khao Kaeo, Chang Wat Loei, …

Asia

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realised why people think it's impossible

I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I’d sit cross-legged and try …

NASA: We'll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly "no."<p>"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years," Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel …

Astronomy

New LED Lights Are Stopping Insects Before They Bite Us And Give Us Diseases

Less blue light may mean fewer mosquitoes–and fewer infections.<p>Insects are attracted to light, but not to all types of light equally. It happens that when you put out different parts of the light spectrum, the little critters are less interested in invading your home and causing menace.<p>That is the …

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Climate

Python

<i>In 2001, my favorite programming language was Python. In 2008, my favorite programming language was Scheme. In 2014, my favorite programming language</i> …

Getting Into Netwire

Foreword<p>Nowadays, there is a cool concept out there in the <i>Functional Programming</i> world which is called <i>FRP</i>. It stands for <i>Functional Reactive</i> …

The CIA will reorganize to increase its focus on cybersecurity

The CIA is planning one of the largest reorganizations in the agency's history, <i>The Washington Post</i> reports. CIA director John Brennan unveiled the plans in a press briefing today, saying the agency will focus more on cybersecurity issues and digital espionage. In addition to undergoing a massive …

7 Foods That Make Your Workout More Effective

It’s a logical, healthy plan—if you stick to your fitness routine and make smart diet decisions, you’re bound to reach your weight loss goals …

Nutrition

This Power Plant In Australia Is The First Ever To Send Energy From Waves Into The Grid

Waves are reliable and powerful. But only now is the world beginning to look at their true potential as a source for renewable energy.<p>Looking off the coast of Garden Island in Western Australia, all you’ll see is the ocean. But under the waves, the world’s first grid-connected power plant is …

Renewable Energy

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

Design Lab Workshop merges 3D printing with solar energy for glowing architecture

Jan 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As more architects look into ways of using additive manufacturing as a way of constructing their buildings, we’ve been seeing …