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Only Dark Matter (And Not Modified Gravity) Can Explain The Universe

If you took a look at all the galaxies in the Universe, measured where all the matter you could detect was, and then mapped out how these galaxies were moving, you’d find yourself quite puzzled. Whereas in the Solar System, the planets orbit the Sun with decreasing speed the farther away from the …

Dark Matter

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

18 minutes ago<p>The 49ers are keeping some of their depth at the tackle position intact.<p>26 minutes ago<p>Mike Daniels has made it clear what he wants from …

A faster way to make Bose-Einstein condensates

The world of an atom is one of random chaos and heat. At room temperatures, a cloud of atoms is a frenzied mess, with atoms zipping past each other …

Quantum Mechanics

Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal - Blog | Oxford Machine Learning

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Algorithms

27 Great Articles About Machine Learning Algorithms

This resource is part of a series on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, Hadoop, …

Machine Learning

Behind the scenes: Ben Von Wong dangled everyday athletes off a skyscraper for Nike

Spend enough time building your brand as the photographer <i>du jour</i> for crazy and interesting stunts, and your next assignment might come in form of a …

Hillary Clinton Practiced Pranayama To Recover From Election

How to recover from a virtually never ending presidential campaign? Try alternate nostril breathing. Yes, maybe we’ve been inundated with politics to …

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

Golden Rectangle Composition

For today’s composition lesson, we will discuss the Golden Rectangle.<p>The Golden Rectangle is based on the ‘Golden Ratio’, the idea that there is this …

Yoga Stretches You Can Do in Bed

When a sneeze — just a normal sneeze, nothing of the dramatic, shout-y, ”Achoo”-like-a-dad variety — caused my back right shoulder to spasm and pull …

Google Earth VR lets you explore the entire planet

Google Earth has always helped you explore the world, but now Google is bringing taking the app to the next level: Virtual Reality.<p>Google Earth VR is a simple but awesome concept. Basically, don a VR headset, and then fly to various destinations around the world. Basically, you get to be Superman …

Virtual Reality

5 open source dashboard tools for visualizing data

Trying to communicate lots of complex data points quickly? Use one of these open source dashboard tools.

Data Visualization

Scottish mainland gets electricity from tidal power for first time

Scotland's mainland has received electricity from tidal power for the first time ever.<p>A 1.5MW tidal stream turbine off the Caithness coast started …

A Really Neat Trick To Remove Annoying Dust Spots In Photographs Using Lightroom

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Most modern interchangeable cameras (both DSLR and Compact System Cameras) have effective dust reduction mechanism built …

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Photography Guide: How to Master your DSLR Camera - Dam

You spend a lot of money buying a DSLR camera. <i>Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to use it so that you can leave auto-mode behind for good?</i><p>Yes, I …

Cameras

Trump's Underestimation of Newspapers May Have Cost Him The Election - The Big Picture

“<i>I never quarrel with a man who buys ink by the barrel</i>.”<p>So said former Congressman Charles Brownson, a Republican from Indianapolis, in 1964. It was …

16 Hard Truths About Our Relationships No One Wants to Admit

We all long for authentic relationships, but, even in our overly connected lives, these relationships are hard to find.We meet people and socialize …

Relationships

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BMW's motorcycle of the future doesn't require a helmet

BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart that you wouldn't need a helmet, or even a padded suit. The key would be a …

A Dramatic Tour through Python’s Data Visualization Landscape (including ggplot and Altair)

<i>Why Even Try, Man?</i><p>I recently came upon Brian Granger and Jake VanderPlas’s Altair, a promising young visualization library. Altair seems well-suited …

A top journalist is suing the FDA over its alleged use of a banned and secretive practice to manipulate the news

Shutterstock<p>The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may reportedly still engage in a banned practice that manipulates popular news coverage, and a …

Journalism

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The Olympic tennis court is a giant green screen and the Internet has noticed

It’s always amusing when something shown on TV includes something ripe for chroma keying. This time around, it’s the Rio 2016 men’s singles tennis …

Researchers Just Performed a Fake Human Sacrifice at CERN

Wtf.<p>CERN’s PR department is in overdrive today, following an inexplicable prank on its grounds by a handful of researchers.<p>Ground security at CERN’s …

There's a mysterious object doing a crazy loop around our solar system, but scientists have no idea what it is

Astronomers have nicknamed it "Niku," which means "rebellious" in Chinese, because of the object's reckless behavior.<p>An international team of scientists discovered the object using the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) in Maui, Hawaii. The study announcing their …

It's Not Alarmist: Trump and the Republican Party Could Destroy the World

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on stage during a campaign event at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, August …

Climate Change

The Meteor Shower of the Decade Is Coming Next Week. Here's How to See It.

Astronomers predict next week's meteor shower will have twice as many meteors as normal.<p>If you find yourself outside during the night next Thursday, don't forget to look up. On Aug. 11 and 12, the biggest meteor shower of the year, the Perseids, will be lighting up the night sky, and this year the …