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The Guardian view on Neanderthals: we were not alone | Editorial

The first human contact with another intelligent species is a staple of science fiction, but we now know it happened 40,000 years ago<p>The three human subspecies known to have hybridised to produce the present human population of the planet, Neanderthals, <i>Homo sapiens</i> and Denisovans, last had a common …

Evolution

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

Two Stars Slammed Into Each Other And Solved Half Of Astronomy’s Problems. What Comes Next?

Progress, as they say, is slow. In science, this is often true even for major breakthroughs; rarely is an entire field of research remade in a single …

Universe

Utilities Line Up to Profit From ‘Slowest Trainwreck’ in History

The unrelenting plunge of power prices will benefit companies that can withstand new challenges from upstart wind and solar newcomers, according to …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Alternative Energy Sources | Solar Energy | Wind Turbine | Live Of the Grid

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES<p>Don’t we all wish we could create energy and live off the grid? Living off the grid is possible and is no longer something …

Renewable Energy

10 Simple Tips on How to Turn Amateur-Looking Photos Into Pro-Quality Images (VIDEO)

Do you ever wonder how to take your photography to the next level? The helpful folks at Mango Street Labs are back with another great video that will …

Photography

‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ is a Must-Watch Netflix Show for Photographers

If you appreciate visual art and aesthetics—and, if you’re reading <i>PetaPixel</i>, chances are good that you do—then you absolutely must watch the new …

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Nicholas Stern: cost of global warming ‘is worse than I feared’

Ten years ago the leading economist warned about climate change in a landmark report – he says while there is cause for optimism, the picture is still grim<p>A lot has happened since Nicholas Stern, then a permanent secretary at the Treasury, produced his landmark review of the impact of climate …

Climate Change

21 Simple Habits That Can Totally Change Your Life

So, how do you launch the best version of yourself? Start making progress today.<p><i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken</b> …

Social Media

Readers' travel photography competition: October – the winners

From Iceland to South Africa, there were some beautifully captured moments from the natural world among this month’s entries. Scroll down to see the winning shot, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Monthly winners will be displayed at the year-end exhibition at the Guardian’s London office; the …

Travel

6 Tools That Get Work Done Faster So You Can Work Less

We all dream of shorter workdays or workweeks, but with advanced tools to help you work faster and smarter, it’s no longer a pipe dream for more than one in five Americans who work from home.<p>You can now get more work done faster than ever before, whether working from the same location or remotely. …

Project Management

10 Tips for Writing LinkedIn Blog Posts That Expand Your Influence

This is what I've learned from writing 100 posts on LinkedIn.<p>I just hit publish on my 100th blog post on LinkedIn.<p>When I started writing on LinkedIn nearly two and a half years ago, I wasn't sure about what I would even write about. I just knew I wanted to write.<p>After a few posts that attracted …

Creative Writing

23 productivity tips from digital nomads around the globe

Productivity on its own can be a tough challenge for anyone, even if you work from the same space every day.<p>And what if you’re jumping workspaces every week? Every day? Every couple hours? Digital nomads and remote workers have a very unique productivity puzzle to figure out.<p>I’ve been fortunate …

Productivity

Free Collection of Custom Lightroom Presets from a Fuji Ambassador

Fujifilm ambassador (and author of this rather controversial article) Samuel Zeller is lending a helping hand to all the Fuji users out there. In a …

Tutorials

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

I Spent Three Weeks Exploring The European Alps To Bring Back These Photos. It Was Stunning!

My name is Hanneke Van Camp, I just graduated as a biologist and have a passion for travel and nature photography. In July, I travelled to Germany, …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

5 Instagram Hashtags We Dig | Moment

Everyone at Moment is definitely obsessed with the amazing community behind Instagram. One of the most powerful ways to uncover the depth of the …

This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the …

Lightroom

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

The Swiss have upgraded a hydroelectric dam to produce as much energy as a nuclear power plant

We need batteries that can power millions of homes, deliver excellent efficiency, and cost little to operate. It turns out we’ve had the technology since 1890. We just need to build a lot more of them.<p>They’re called pumped water storage, and the technology is the world’s largest energy storage …

Hydroelectric Power

How World War II Changed Walt Disney

Filmmaker Walt Disney filming on Brazilian beach. 1941<br>Hart Preston—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 6<p>When the Great Depression ended in …

Walt Disney Company

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In fact, Steve Jobs famously trained his brain using Zen mindfulness …

Paris-based photographer bends reality with stunning Photoshop edits

Paris-based photographer Vincent Bourilhon uses digital photography and Photoshop to merge various images together, creating stunning illusions and …

Photography

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success

It all comes down to self-awareness.<p>Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to …

Motivation

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity