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How You Record Ideas May Impact Creativity

Software for creatives must cultivate space for musing, writes Morpholio co-creator Anna Kenoff.<p>A tech VC recently asked me, “Do you even use your iPad anymore? I think they are over.” To which, I replied–perhaps a bit too loudly–“Yes!” There is nothing over when it comes to the potential of touch. …

Creativity

Captain America Civil War Trailer Breakdown: What You Missed

Bucky’s Memory Has Returned and He Has Been Framed<p>The Winter Soldier (<b>Sebastian Stan</b>) has somehow regained his memory and is no longer being …

'Anti-Turing test' puts Facebook M 'AI' in doubt

A software engineer has detailed his quest to develop an 'anti-Turing test' to prove that Facebook's personal assistant service 'M' is powered …

Artificial Intelligence

This lovely Kickstarter project pairs kids drawings with artists across the world

The Monster Project wants to teach kids about creativity by connecting them with professional artists. The idea behind the Kickstarter campaign is to help children learn that their imaginations are something to be cherished and may even lead to a career – although some of the below drawings raise …

Parents who refused to let baby die of leukaemia change medical history

Lisa Foley and Ashleigh Richards refused to let their daughter die of cancer<p>When Lisa Foley gave birth to her second daughter Layla in June 2014 everything seemed fine.<p>There had been no problems during pregnancy and the baby was born a healthy 7lbs 10oz and seemed happy and content.<p>But at …

Here's Canada's Next Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, Dancing To Bhangra

Your future boyfriend got moves.

Top 15 no-brainers for the new Trudeau government

Now that the Harper government is done, there is so much to undo.<p>Here are 15 easy moves — no-brainers, really — to start.<p>1. Repeal Bill C-51<p>There are …

Human Rights

I Illustrate The Literal Meanings Of Idioms

This is an ongoing series of illustrations in which I play with idioms and proverbs.<p>These are some of the illustrations and you are welcome to visit …

Tom Hiddleston as a 1930s Shanghai woman works surprisingly well

If you've always wondered what Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Liam Hemsworth and Lee Pace might look like as demure, <i>cheongsam</i>-clad women, …

Photo Manipulation

This Artist Painted Physicists Into a 3D Living Chalkboard

That’s not a painting or chalk drawing above, it’s a photograph of two painted physicists interacting in real time within a three-dimensional …

After Stephen Harper, who will lead the Conservatives?

Stephen Harper is leaving as Conservative leader after watching voters dismantle the party he built from the rubble of the old PC and Reform parties, …

Canada

Artist Bought Rundown Building for $1, Transformed It Into Magnificent Arts Center

Artist, urban planner, and Chicago resident Theaster Gates can easily add “progressive thinker” to his list of credits–after all, only someone with a clear, forward-thinking vision could look beyond the dilapidated appearance of an early 20th century building and see so much more. After purchasing …

Twice As Much Iron Man For Half The Price

Mike O’Sullivan has written a new series for Marvel cataloguing the Marvel Studios movies, starting with the 2008 Iron Man movie<p>But it seems that …

Sexual Harassment Case Shines Light On Science's Dark Secret

A sexual harassment case is sending shock waves through the scientific community this week, and raising questions nationwide about how common sexual harassment is in science and why so little is typically done to stop it.<p>A six-month investigation by the University of California, Berkeley concluded …

This is Disney's $120 attempt to make your kid feel like Iron Man

No TV, no phone, just play<p>The starter pack for Disney's first line of Playmation toys, based on the Avengers, costs $119.99, and requires 12 AA batteries. The main toy is the Iron Man arm gauntlet, but you'll also get two action figures and electronic bases for them to stand on while they interact …

Anti-Renoir protesters picket Boston art gallery

<b>Protesters have demonstrated outside a Boston art gallery that is showing work by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, complaining that he "sucks at painting".</b><p>The group held placards bearing slogans like "God hates Renoir" and "Aesthetic terrorism" at the Museum of Fine Arts.<p>The protest was organised by the …

DOCTOR WHO May Get a "SHERLOCK Style" Makeover

Photo Of The Day: Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels’ Portrait Of Hate

Image Source: TIME.comIn September 1933, LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt travelled to Geneva, Switzerland to document a League of Nations …

TwitiKa.com

East Coast Warily Watches Hurricane Joaquin Develop

Hoping this isn't another Sandy<p>So far, the 2015 hurricane season has been pretty quiet, just as NOAA predicted earlier this year. But that doesn't mean its going to stay quiet. Hurricane Joaquin is currently camped out over the Bahamas, moving southwest, but forecasters from NOAA's National …

Disney Princesses Reveal Their Dark Sides In Creepy Illustrations By Jeffrey Thomas

The princesses that star in Disney’s classic movies inhabit beautiful fantasy worlds, but it apparently doesn’t take much to turn these into dark, …

Walt Disney Company

'Avengers' gag reel continues to be the most charming part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Marvel and Disney should keep making movies, if only for the delightful gag reel that inevitably drops months after each blockbuster release. What is it about watching actors in elaborate superhero costumes mugging for the camera that is so deeply watchable?<p>Here is the second gag reel for …

Quantum computing research carries on at Google and NASA

The quest for an entirely new type of computer will continue at NASA’s Ames Research Center, which is nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley. The …

Bedtime stories - 'it's better if dad reads them'

When men read stories to their children, they encourage them to use their imagination more, a study reveals<p>Children benefit more from their father reading them bedtime stories than their mother, new research has revealed.<p>Questions posed by men when reading to children were found to have sparked …

U.S. lead deadly air strikes targeting IS militants in Raqqa

United States-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of air strikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date.<p>The Islamic State said at least 10 people were …

Canada election may be so close that it leads to political instability

OTTAWA (Reuters) - With Canada’s three main political parties all getting around 30 percent support in polls, the odds of a period of political instability after the October 19 election are rising.<p>L-R: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Green party Leader Elizabeth May and …

Canada

Tiny Motorized Robots Can Clean Carbon Dioxide Out Of Seawater

Love that flat water<p>In a restaurant you might prefer 'sparkling' carbonated water over the still variety, but in the oceans, carbonated water is a very bad thing.<p>Thanks to our penchant for burning fossil fuels, there are increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, which means there …

Chris Evans Explains Why Captain America Is Fighting Iron Man In Civil War

On Saturday, Chris Evans attended Salt Lake City Comic Con and while he was there he shared some new plot details about his upcoming film <i>Captain</i> …

Marvel Universe