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13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

CRISPR Therapeutics Presents Positive Data on Allogeneic CRISPR-based CAR-T Cell Therapies at AACR 2018

<i>-Off-the-shelf CAR-T candidates against BCMA and CD70 address both hematologic malignancies and solid tumors -</i><p><i>-New data demonstrate high editing</i> …

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

Doctors to use gene-editing tool to combat cancer

Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania will soon utilize the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to combat cancer, per the MIT Tech Review. Why it …

7 parental controls you can use right now on your kid's iPhone

iPhones ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) are like cigarettes. They are addicting and marketed to kids. Similar to cigarette manufacturers being forced to curb their advertising and sales efforts toward children, Apple has been urged to address phone addiction among its youngest customers. In response, …

Apps

How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan

Organizations are rushing to implement open office spaces in hopes of retaining talent, encouraging cross-functional collaboration, enhancing exposure to different kinds of expertise, and accelerating creativity and innovation. Sometimes this works, but often it doesn’t. In our research, we …

The Workplace

9 of 2017's best under-the-radar movies, and how to watch them at home

A coming-of-age story, a ballet documentary, a movie about rats and racism, and more.<p>It’s axiomatic: Nobody can see every movie, even a movie critic. My job requires me to see as many new releases as possible — I just counted, and I saw a cool 200 new releases in 2017 — and even I feel like I’m …

Film Festivals

WeWork doubled its big corporate client base this year, which generated $250 million in revenue

More than 1,000 companies with 1,000+ employees use the co-working space.<p>Big businesses that lease co-working space at WeWork generated $250 million this year in revenue. These companies make up 25 percent of WeWork’s total $1 billion annual revenue as well as 30 percent of new monthly revenue, …

Startups

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography: Part 3. Exposure and Technical Settings

Imagine aperture as an eye: the more you open your aperture or eye, the more light comes in. The more you close your eye or aperture, the less light …

How to Shoot in Manual Mode Cheat Sheet for Beginners

The “Manual Photography Cheat Sheet-Reloaded” by The London School of Photography is a clean-cut, visual way of showing you how to step-up your …

What to Do When a Personal Crisis Is Hurting Your Professional Life

At some point, we all confront a stressful life event or personal crisis that threatens to distract us from work. Perhaps it’s tending to a sick family member, coping with your own illness, or dealing with a divorce. These are all incredibly tough situations to navigate personally — let alone …

Sheryl Sandberg

The secret Caribbean vistas right off Nova Scotia's coast

A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never seen.<p>In its biggest …

Nova Scotia

The stranger danger guide every parent should read this summer holiday, put together by teachers

During term time when you are apart from your children it’s comforting to know your child is safe - because they’re in school.<p>But over the summer, …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

1 Sentence That Will Make You Reconsider Your Entire Marketing Strategy

For good or for ill, this one simple element determines the success of all your sales and marketing efforts.<p>I never felt like less of a man than I did in that moment.<p>I was the "proud" new owner of a minivan.<p>I'd just spent $35,000 to discard any remaining vestiges of my manhood.<p>Now, what I <i>really</i> …

Marketing

Google Launches Family Link, Internet Safety App For Parents And Kids

Child safety features on gadgets have always been a tricky field to navigate, but a new Google release will soon make its apps easier to use for …

5 ways CRISPR will save your life

How bioengineering is becoming a game of Ctrl-X, C and V, and saving countless lives along the way.<p>Microsoft-founder Bill Gates told Wired magazine …

A remedy for business owners suffering from pension envy

If you're a business owner, your conception of the ideal stream of retirement income may be the kind of defined-benefit pension plan enjoyed by public-sector workers and politicians.<p>That's what Schulich School of Business finance professor Moshe Milevsky and certified financial planner Alexandra …

The Bespoke High Is the Future of Marijuana

A California company makes weed vaporizers to suit every mood—here’s what happened when I tried them.<p>I’d been traveling for work—to Europe then to Asia then to Europe again while pinging back and forth from L.A. to New York. For months my carryon contained the sneakers that I didn’t use in the …

Video tutorial: how to make a double exposure in Photoshop

Youtube user Eye Stocker makes a lot of useful Photoshop tutorials and we found this one in particular to be valuable. Even if you are not …

Tutorials

Infographic: How Aperture, Focal Length, Focus Distance Affect Depth Of Field

<b>For budding photographers,</b> grasping the concept of depth of field or the ability to control which areas of your photo are sharp, might still be …

10 best compact cameras 2018: Super-zooms and premium point-and-shoots for superlative picture taking

By Amy Davies<p>There’s a huge range of choice when it comes to the best compact cameras these days. All of the models mentioned in our round-up offer …

Cameras

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Trains

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Tutorials

Panasonic reveals the Lumix TZ90

<b>Panasonic has revealed an update to its TZ80 travel zoom, now featuring a tilting LCD display and better sensor</b><p>Adding to its popular travel-zoom …

Cameras