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Microsoft Teams launches to take on Slack in the workplace

At an event in New York City today, Microsoft officially launched its Microsoft Teams competitor to Slack. The announcement, by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, comes just minutes after Slack published a warning letter to the software giant about competing with it. Microsoft is launching its Teams …

Microsoft Teams

The Year's Best Nature Photos Send a Striking Environmental Message

Time's almost up for sending your photos to the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest. Here's the competition.<p>The Olympics of nature photography is nearly here, as National Geographic gears up to name the winner of the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year …

Nature Photography

World's shortest flight celebrates its millionth passenger

The world’s shortest flight, a tiny hop between two remote British islands, celebrated Monday taking its millionth passenger on the route.<p>The 2.7km (1.7-mile) flight between Westray and Papa Westray in the Orkney islands, off mainland Scotland’s northeast coast, holds the Guinness World Record as …

Scotland

9 Small Mountain Towns You've Never Heard Of

In such a hectic world, it can often be difficult to find that secluded mountain town you’ve always dreamed about. Well have no fear, nothing …

3tags.org

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Apps

The world's scariest bridges

Sure, the Brooklyn and Golden Gate bridges are impressive, but we're equally smitten by these fear-inducing wood, steel, glass, and cable structures.<p>From Vietnam to Colorado, here are five bridges that will do anything but calm your fear of heights.<p>1. Aiguille du Midi Bridge, French Alps<p>Acrophobics …

Grand Canyon

Top 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most professional designers. There may be other powerful editors that offer similar functionality, but none one …

More Stunning Entries from the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

It’s not too late to enter the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The categories for this annual competition are Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action, and Animal Portraits, and so far, the contest has received incredible submissions in each group. As the contest …

Nature Photography

Nikon’s new wireless tethering feature will change the way you take pictures

The next evolution of connected cameras<p>Nikon announced the D500, the company’s latest top-of-the-line APS-C DSLR, at CES back in January. The $2,000 camera finally hit store shelves early this summer, and I spent a few weeks using it as my main walkaround camera. It is an exceptional camera, …

Google Pixel

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The 10 skills in demand around the world that can get you hired in 2017

According to LinkedIn data, this is the month job applications spike on the social networking site.<p>To find out what exactly employers are looking for, and what it takes to successfully land a job, LinkedIn looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that …

Employment

You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last week, or did it? The software giant has introduced a "free upgrade offer extension" for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who use assistive technologies. While, technically, the free upgrade offer for the general public has ended, Microsoft has …

Windows 10

40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

5 Ancient Peruvian Sites That Feel A Bit 'Alien'

By Dustin Turner, for WhereTraveler<p>As a child, TV show host Giorgio Tsoukalos traveled a lot with his parents, and as a teenager, he read a book by Erich von Däniken-an ancient astronaut theorist who thought aliens helped shape construction of some famous historical sites. Today, ancient astronaut …

South America

How Minimalism Brought Me Freedom and Joy

I have one bag of clothes, one backpack with a computer, iPad, and phone. I have zero other possessions.<p>Today I have no address. At this exact moment …

Minimalism

Spector makes discovering fonts and colors in print easy

Designing for print can be tricky if you are a true designer, the sort of person that is picky about if the font weight or spacing is a bit off or if …

Typography

Chinese tech company LeEco will make US debut in three months

LeEco has been setting up shop in Silicon Valley and is soon ready for a big product launch.<p>After finding success in China and breaking out to India, the tech and media company LeEco now has its sights set on North America and the US.<p>The company will officially debut in three months, according to a …

Silicon Valley

The Most Flattering Nude Lipstick Colors for Every Skin Tone

Despite the countless Pinterest hacks and advice segments on the topic—some helpful but laborious, and some NSFS (not suitable for Sephora), like uh, whipping out your nipple to swatch a shade match—nude lipstick is notoriously tough to pull off. Not because it looks good on only a few people but …

Makeup

Microsoft gives Salesforce a shove with new Dynamics 365 integrated cloud platform

Microsoft announced its intention today to combine the Dynamics CRM and ERP products into an integrated platform on top of which it is hoping third parties will build applications.<p>It’s a complex announcement with many pieces, but Dynamics 365 shares more than its name with Office 365, it also has …

Markets

Facebook’s OpenCellular is a new open-source wireless access platform for remote areas

Facebook is clearly very serious about its mission to connect the world and in the process, it has launched solar-powered drones that use lasers to connect to each other and the ground, and more prosaic efforts like new antennas for covering both urban and rural areas. Today, Facebook is expanding …

Internet of Things

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

Typography

Beyond Recycling: How 'Upcycling' Is Paving The Way For Sustainable Entrepreneurship

The textile industry isn't known for being environmentally friendly. Over 11 million tons of textile materials are wasted each year, and with just 1 pound of textile waste emitting over 7 pounds of CO2, that's no small footprint left behind.<p>Still, many clothing and textile companies boast that …

Sustainability

German engineers made this camera smaller than a grain of salt with a 3D printer

Current manufacturing techniques make it impossible to construct tiny lenses, the team said, but by using 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, the size possibilities change dramatically. The team, led by PhD students Timo Gissibl and Simon Thiele, said that the process of designing …

3D Printing

Watch Seal Shut It All Down By Joining a Street Musician to Sing 'Stand By Me'

Seal was trying to find his hotel in Montreal, Canada Saturday, when he happened upon a singer who was minding his own business, playing songs on the …

Lifestyle

These bizarre Japanese electric vehicles could change how we get around cities

Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days.<p>Yamaha is the latest to reveal a concept vehicle that gives us a glimpse of what …

Yamaha

Are Airbnb hosts in greater danger of identity theft?

If you rent out your home or apartment through an online rental site like<p>Airbnb, you could be a greater risk of being a victim of identity theft.<p>That is the warning from the identity monitoring firm LifeLock, which conducted a survey of about 1,000 American adults and found that 41% said they have …

Take the Ultimate Spanish Road Trip from Barcelona

PHOTO BY Albert Torelló/Flickr<p>Els Encantats<p>Medieval villages, back roads, and the Wild Pyrenees<p>Leave behind the beaches of Barcelona and drive …

Barcelona

The Best Travel Credit Card, According To Experts

Most travelers have heard that we can earn free flights, hotels and even entire vacations if we use the right credit card to earn points from everyday purchases.<p>But jumping into the world of travel credit cards is really, REALLY overwhelming for a beginner. So we've decided to break it down, …

Personal Finance

Japan's "Genderless Kei" Trend Is About So Much More Than Just Fashion

For an outsider, the genuses and phyla of Japanese fashion subcultures can be hard to keep straight. A random Harajuku sample could turn up Goth …