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One of the most basic tools of science just got changed in a major way

You won't find these four elements in nature — they are synthetic elements that can only be produced in the lab, and because they decay in a matter of seconds, their existence has been extremely difficult to confirm.<p>Until now, elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 had temporary names and positions on the …

If you have a great idea for an app, learning to code through this course can help bring it to life

<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>Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In June 2015 Apple announced that over 100 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store to iPhones …

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

Street Photography

This Powerful Little Gadget Gives You Full Wireless Control over Your DSLR for Just $74

If you want to control your Canon or Nikon DSLR remotely, whether for stills, time-lapse, or video, this tiny new gadget will help you out big …

Videography

Lumu Power Turns the iPhone Into a Light, Flash, and Color Temperature Meter

Back in 2013, Slovenia-based Lumu Labs raised over $244,000 on Kickstarter to launch the Lumu (currently available for $150), a headphone jack …

Top 10 Smart Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

A well-organized kitchen will help you cook as efficiently as possible and waste less food. Here are our top 10 tips for organizing the heart of your …

Kitchens

Family asks woman to take off hijab out of safety fears

This past week has been unnerving, if not outright scary, for people who are Muslim in Toronto.<p>There were several attacks — both verbal and physical …

Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

The success of scientists’ funding requests seems linked to their race

The tiny share of minority groups that work in science in the US has always been a problem. If only these people were brought into the field in greater numbers, they would have an equal chance to shine.<p>That doesn’t seem to be the case, as revealed by data acquired through a Freedom of Information …

San Francisco

Alt Minimal iPhone 6s/ 6s Plus Case with Mounting System

Using four reinforced corner bumpers, Alt minimal iPhone case protects your iPhone 6s/ 6s Plus from tear and wear in your daily life, and integrated …

Luma Phone Lens Adapter Turns Your iPhone into Night Light

Tag: lens adapter<p>Sorry, there is no integrated lens on the Luma phone lens adapter for awesome photos, but you can attach it to your iPhone, turning …

The Figment iPhone case is also a VR viewer

Virtual reality is slowly but surely marching toward the mainstream, and it's dragging 360-degree video along with it. With that, the number of ways we can watch this content is growing, too: Samsung finally released a consumer version of the Gear VR, the Oculus Rift is on the horizon, and <i>The New</i> …

Computers are making science extremely challenging for scientists

Reproducibility is one of the cornerstones of science. Made popular by British scientist Robert Boyle in the 1660s, the idea is that a discovery should be reproducible before being accepted as scientific knowledge.<p>In essence, you should be able to produce the same results I did if you follow the …

Data Science

The best answer to the question 'Does Islam promote violence?'

<b>When Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris were attacked at the beginning of this year by al-Qaeda, the world mourned for the dead - but</b> …

Pulse Allows You To Control Your DSLR Camera Wirelessly From Your Smartphone (video)

Photographers that would like to be able to control their DSLR or Mirrorless cameras directly from their smartphone, may be interested in a new …

Wayne Rooney slaps WWE star Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw

The Manchester United captain lays the smackdown on the WWE wrestler after being bad-mouthed on stage<p>Wayne Rooney thrilled fans at the Manchester Evening Arena on Monday night with an entertaining cameo on Monday Night Raw.<p>The Manchester United forward was in attendance at the event with son Kai, …

Scientist stripped of doctorate over stem cell scandal

A Japanese university has revoked a doctoral degree awarded to a young researcher embroiled in a scandal that has rocked the scientific establishment.<p>Haruko Obokata, 32, drew intense media scrutiny after failing to reproduce the results of what was once billed as a ground-breaking study on stem …

Stem Cells

The Real Reason They Gave Drugs to Spiders

You’ve no doubt seen pictures of webs built by spiders that were given various drugs. We reported on it years ago, and even posted a wonderful video …

World Leaders Rock Elegant Man Buns

World hairpiece, at last.<p>Committing to a fashion trend can be a tricky thing. It seemed the instant you convinced your mom to buy you a pair of Steve Madden platform sneakers, the world moved on to Skechers.<p>Fortunately, one of today's biggest trends can be snipped off in a moment's notice or even …

Hairstyling

Top five worst cycling inventions

1. Steve Bauer’s Eddy Merckx Stealth bike<p>The rigours of Paris-Roubaix requires some pretty special equipment, but Steve Bauer took things a step …

Why Species Can't Interbreed With Each Other, Except When They Can

Most people learn that a species is a group of living things that can interbreed. If two organisms don’t normally mate, or have sterile offspring if …

Meet Elbee, the next big innovation in wireless headphones

Are smart headphones the next mobile breakthrough? That’s what LBTech seems to think, as the company created and launched one such product type on …

Consumer Tech

Nobel Prize winners: How many women have won awards?

While the number of female Nobel laureates is gradually increasing, there is still a huge gender gap in the gender of those winning Nobel Prizes<p>Gender representation among Nobel Prize winners is poor - despite modest improvements in the twenty-first century.<p>Since 1901, there have been 825 male …

Nobel Prize

Top 10 High Protein Breakfast Foods | The Zone

Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day- for us gym goers we may consider the most important meal of the day to be pre and …

Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

Do you really thing you are a rational person? Are you aware of the way these cognitive biases screw up your decisions?

43 Charmingly Odd British Town Names

During a drive through Great Britain, the brilliant Lyza Danger Gardner noticed something odd about the little towns: their names. While many of them …

This Bug-Eyed Camera Is a Whole New Take On Capturing Pro Quality Pics

You’ve never seen a camera that looks like this. Its flat black visage is like the face of some terrible spider. It’s called the Light L16, and it …

Ultimate Lighting Guide For Photographers In One Infographic

Having trouble setting up the right lighting when taking portraits? If so, this lighting guide will help get you picture-perfect shots every time.

Infographics

Rare ‘sofa shark’ stuns scientists

Marine biologists landed an unusual catch off the coast of Scotland recently – a so-called ‘sofa shark’ or false catshark.<p>Experts were stunned by the rare shark, which was discovered during a recent deep sea survey by scientists from Marine Scotland. “This is not a species that has previously been …