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Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

Immune System

Americans love mulch — and many of us are misusing it

By Adrian Higgins<p>Adrian Higgins<p>Gardening columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Autumn is knocking on the door, an optimal time for certain annual tasks in the garden — reseeding a threadbare lawn, planting trees and shrubs and dividing tired perennials.<p>But these tasks seem to spur the most fastidious among us …

Gardening

China plans to ban sales of fossil fuel cars entirely

China’s big electric vehicle push is about to get even bigger: The country is planning to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles entirely, with regulators working currently on a timetable of when the ban will ultimately take effect, according to Bloomberg.<p>China is the world’s largest auto …

Fossil Fuels

How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees<p>Landscape photography is often associated with the Grand Landscape and the famous vistas. I love a …

Landscape Photography

New Earthquake Fault Maps Could Restrict Development on Some of SoCal’s Most Expensive Real Estate

Officials on Thursday released new draft maps showing the locations of earthquake faults in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and the Westside, raising the …

Real Estate

Denver’s creative plan to address its housing shortage

A “buy-down” program rents vacant apartments to families that can’t afford them otherwise<p>Most major U.S. cities are experiencing housing shortages, which are driving up rents and forcing residents out of their homes. But few have tackled their housing challenges as voraciously as Denver, which has …

The Universe Itself May Be Unnatural

When it comes to the physical Universe, we fully expect things obeying the same fundamental laws to unfold in similar fashions, and to be comparable to one another today. By the same token, if they obey vastly different rules, we expect them to be different from one another today. If aspects of the …

Dark Matter

Tying loose ends? Gravitational waves could solve string theory, study claims

New paper suggests that the hotly contested physics thesis, which involves the existence of six ‘extra dimensions’, may be settled by cutting-edge laser detectors<p>String theory makes the grand promise of weaving together all of physics into a single sublime framework. The only downside is that …

String Theory

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

We love sleeping bags and tents as much as any happy camper, but there’s something beguiling about glamping — the portmanteau name for glamorous …

The split at the heart of Chinese America

SAN FRANCISCO — Sean Chen moved to the United States in 1998 after graduating from Shanghai’s Fudan University, one of China’s best. The first …

African-American News

Superior Portfolio ROI With Artificially Intelligent Algorithms

<b>Machine Learning Funds are Outperforming Traditional Funds:</b><p>Machine learning hedge investment funds have achieved almost double if not triple the …

Machine Learning

5 chatbots that could help you find your next job

Chatbots know how to interact with people, because they either follow a human-composed set of rules or learn how to communicate via artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.<p>Bots that follow rules are more limited and can only answer things they've been programmed to understand.<p>They won't recognize …

Chatbots

Corporate Landlords Signed Up To List Thousands Of Apartments On Airbnb

A group of major real estate companies that together own 100,000 apartments have signed up to use a new software platform that will let them list thousands of units on Airbnb and other short-term rental sites.<p>The platform, run by startup Pillow, "gives apartment complex owners the ability to easily …

How To Develop A Localized Real Estate Investment Strategy

The economy, the prospects, and therefore the real estate situation can be very different from market to market. San Francisco is different from Chicago, and they’re not Peoria. Investments in rental properties can be successful in ANY market, but some strategies have better odds for success if you …

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

5 Things Parents of Successful Kids do Differently

Chances are, your vision of succeeding as a parent doesn't involve your offspring living in your basement when they're 30, or flitting aimlessly from job to job without some sense of purpose in life. But what can you do to help forge young adults who are hardworking, confident, resilient and able …

Marquette University

How the Internet of Things Is Transforming Industries You Would Never Think Of

There's potential to unleash a revolution in productivity.<p>I was eleven years old when my family got its first computer in 1981. It didn't do much. Mostly, I used it for writing reports for school and playing video games. My dad also ran some spreadsheets to help him run his business, but for the …

The 20 Best Walleye Lures for Spring

Dig through the record books and you might notice that most of the biggest walleyes ever caught fell in spring, particularly the early part right …

Fishing

10 Ways to Become a Better Landscape Photographer in the Next Year

As each new year approaches, people usually start thinking about what they can do better or improve in the new year. As a professional landscape …

Landscape Photography

Retirement

Across generations, retirement is the #1 reason why people are investing. Beyond that, priorities vary.<p>Continue adding to your retirement savings …

Swans Migrate to Swan Lake in China: Pictures

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

25 striking wildlife photos that show nature at its most tranquil and brutal

LONDON — The winners of the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition have already been declared, but now you can have …

South Africa

'Unbelievably beautiful' white rainbow captured in rare photo

A photo of an “unbelievably beautiful” white rainbow captured in the Scottish mountains has taken social media by storm.<p>Melvin Nicholson, a professional landscape photographer, captured the picture of a lifetime while exploring in the Scottish mountains.<p>The 44-year-old said the white rainbow, also …

How stone can help you create a more sustainable home

From the pyramids at Giza, to Stonehenge, to Machu Picchu, it is no coincidence that all of the longest lasting human structures are made from stone. …

Home Improvement

Shrinking cities: the rise and fall of global urban populations – mapped

The world is experiencing rapid urbanisation, but not every city is growing. Population is likely to decline in 17% of large cities in developed regions and 8% of cities across the world from 2015 to 2025, according to a McKinsey report

Urbanization

More Americans Leave Expensive Metro Areas for Affordable Ones

Analysis of census data shows the impact of the rise in housing costs on population flows<p>Americans are leaving the costliest metro areas for more affordable parts of the country at a faster rate than they are being replaced, according to an analysis of census data, reflecting the impact of housing …

Housing

Why robots, not trade, are behind so many factory job losses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States.<p>He might want to bash the robots …

Adobe announces groundbreaking new app for graphic designers

Adobe has unveiled an all-new application for 2017 to help graphic designers to introduce 3D modelling to their work – without requiring knowledge of …