Nathan Greer

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How Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt Digital Marketing (And Why You Should Care)

Blockchain technology is set to disrupt digital marketing in unprecedented ways, making it essential for marketers to keep a close eye on blockchain …

This 1927 Experiment to Prove Pitch Is a Liquid Is Still Going On

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This equation shows how much marijuana will add to Canada’s growth

Canada’s bean counters are getting a new assignment: adding marijuana to the country’s official economic growth figures.<p>Statistics Canada said it …

NASA's Ion Engine For Mars Has Made A Big Leap Forward

Ion thrusters achieve huge speeds at a fraction of the costs.<p>NASA’s futuristic ion thruster is in every way the science-fiction invention that became …

The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

Everyone knows the sounds of Halloween: creaky floorboards, howling winds, the amplified sound of a beating heart. But back in the day, the devil was said to exist in a particular musical tone. For centuries, it was called the devil's interval — or, in Latin, <i>diabolus in musica</i>. In music theory, …

West Side Story

Mystery surrounding ancient Easter Island people deepens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The massive brooding stone figures peering from Easter Island's hillsides are emblematic of the enigmatic people who once thrived on the dot of land in the middle of the Pacific. New genetic research only deepens the mystery around these people.<p>Scientists said on Thursday an …

South America

Use the Grid System in Graphic Design

Keep Designs Consistent With Grids<p>The grid system used in the graphic design process is a way of organizing content on a page. It uses any …

Graphic Design

Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim

A Christian numerologist claims that the world will end next Saturday when a planet will, supposedly, collide with Earth.<p>According to Christian numerologist David Meade, verses in Luke 21:25 to 26 are the sign that recent events, such as the recent solar eclipse and Hurricane Harvey, are signs of …

Take a 360° spin through the heart of the sun

The insides of stars are a boiling mess. The turbulent motion of superhot plasma causes the magnetic field coursing within to cycle between periods …

Magnetism

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Jumping Spiders Can See Galaxies Far, Far Away

Telescopic eyes that can peer into alternate galaxies.<p>Spiders are already scary impressive, what with their speed, cunning hunting skills, and …

Cannabinoids and chemotherapy in combination kill cancer cells

A new study confirms that cannabinoids, which are a class of active chemicals in cannabis, can successfully kill leukemia cells. They also find that …

37 different sensor and effectors for Arduino $24

My daughter and I have set up a small maker space in our house and we are stocking it with components. Our latest acquisition: this 37-piece Arduino …

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Self-improvement

The discoveries of these 4 great thinkers have changed my life — I hope they do the same for you

Jordan Peterson

Let’s Explore the Physics of Rotational Motion With a Fidget Spinner

You may find fidget spinners, or at least the attention they're getting, annoying. I find them kind of cool, because they make handy tools for …

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Programming Languages

How to edit INCREDIBLE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS with Adobe Lightroom Photoshop

This here, is Peter McKinnon´s typical workflow when it comes to editing landscape photos with Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop. He uses both …

Shipping container architecture – in pictures

Designers and architects are exploring the potential of repurposed shipping containers, but critics say they are not necessarily sustainable or cost-effective

Architecture

34 Metrics That Startup Founders Need to Track [Infographic]

Success as a startup is measured in a lot of different ways. Some people think a high valuation is the key to turning heads in the business world, …

7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them

The odds that an unfunded startup will ultimately be worth at least $1 billion are very low. But if you can avoid the most common causes of failure, your odds of success will rise.<p>I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 …

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

Supersonic Plasma Jets Detected in the Earth’s Atmosphere

For the first time ever, supersonic plasma jets have been detected in the Earth’s atmosphere that may be responsible for some pretty harsh weather …

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole's Event Horizon

Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.<p>Only through gravitational effects, such as by influencing stars, have they ever been seen.<p>X-ray signatures can locate and be used to weigh black …

Scientists Create Graphene-Based Sieve That Removes Salt From Seawater

It is estimated that over 660 million people in the world still do not have access to clean and safe drinking water — a number that is only expected …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Trading

To Succeed As An Entrepreneur, You'll Need This 1 Skill

To build a successful startup, you'll need to pivot. Here's how to do it right.<p>Entrepreneurship is an emotional roller coaster ride. Day in and day out, you can never really know what to expect.<p>But there is one thing you can count on. At some point in your career, as an effective entrepreneur, …

A chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan)

Before we begin to show you this beautiful home, we want to make it clear that the cost of the project is very much affected by where this home was …

Living Rooms

Kim Kardashian: The Art Of Reality

Kim Kardashian can’t sing, act, or dance, but she’s found the role of a lifetime in the fine art of playing herself. Lynn Hirschberg goes behind the scenes with the Queen of Reality TV.