Tereza Nerantzinis

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Ready for Vacation? Here’s the Best Tech for Trip Planning

Smartphone? Check. Spare battery? Check. Power cables? Check. After deciding which gadgets to pack for your summer vacation, you can move on to the harder — and more fun — part: planning what you are going to do.<p>Flipping through printed travel guides and paper maps is passé. Tech tools are far more …

Google Maps

How do scientists weigh a planet?

It would be a little difficult to plop Jupiter on a scale…<p>We can weigh a planet (or, more correctly, find its ‘mass’) by using Newton’s Law of …

Astronomy

The U.S. Army Figured Out the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee—With Math

Their new algorithm could soon tell you exactly when to consume caffeine.<p>If you love caffeine, you may think there's never a wrong time for coffee, but a new study says there <i>is</i> a right time to get the most out of your daily cup.<p>Researchers from the United States Army developed an algorithm that …

Project Management Software Is Evolving: Here's Why

Project management software is undergoing a significant change thanks to new technology and new demands.<p>Project management software isn't exactly new. Depending on how you count them, the earliest project management structures date back to the Harmonograms of 1896. So today, with dozens of …

Project Management

Smartphone Apps for Spontaneous Travel

Have you ever just shown up at an airport without a clear travel plan? If your lifestyle allows for that sort of a lack of planning, but you’d rather ease into such a spontaneous adventure, there are several phone apps that can make unplanned travel feel less risky and more affordable.<p>While …

The History of Astoria and Long Island City, Queens

PODCAST The Bowery Boys head to northwestern Queens to uncover the origin of two close neighborhoods with divergent histories. TheThe post The …

Actually, Engine Braking Is Fine

“Is engine braking with a manual transmission bad?” you might ask your disinterested friends at lunch. Well, Engineering Explained has an answer for …

Vacuums

Study: Childhood Environment Affects Future Relationships Forever

Life has a lot of ups and downs, we all know this, but a recent study in <i>Psychological Science</i> found that men who grew up in warm, supportive, home …

Psychology

Octlantis is a just-discovered underwater city engineered by octopuses

Gloomy octopuses—also known as common Sydney octopuses, or <i>octopus tet</i><i>ricus—</i>have long had a reputation for being loners. Marine biologists once thought they inhabited the subtropical waters off eastern Australia and northern New Zealand in solitude, meeting only to mate, once a year. But now there’s …

Seafloor

Never Built New York is a fascinating look at the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor

The Queens Museum’s Never Built New York is a fascinating look at all the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor<p>What’s the going price for a one-bedroom nestled into an elbow in the struts of the Manhattan Bridge? We’ll never know, and that’s probably for the best, but a new exhibit at the …

Find Facebook's hidden Safety Check feature

Hurricane Harvey is bearing down on Texas at this very moment. If you live in or near the affected areas, friends and family will want to know you're okay -- and you'll want to let them know.<p>Enter Facebook Safety Check, a feature designed for exactly that purpose. Until now, you had to wait for the …

BittBoy is a retro pocket console that does a lot for very little

The GameBoy Pocket remains one of the best-designed pieces of mobile gaming kit ever in my opinion, which is why I was intrigued by the BittBoy, a new third-party portable console that clearly owes a lot of inspiration to the GameBoy. The tiny handheld packs a library of “300” games built-in, …

Retrogaming

20 Spectacular Game Of Thrones Locations You Can Actually Visit

Gaztelugatxe, Basque Country, Spain<p>Itzurun Beach, Zumaia, Spain<p>Dubrovnik, Croatia<p>Aït Benhaddou, Morocco<p>The Dark Hedges, County Antrim, Northen Ireland<p>…

10 Fall Cooking Tips to Trust From the Barefoot Contessa

If there's anyone whose cooking advice you should wholeheartedly trust, it's Ina Garten. And as Fall approaches and our minds are set on cozy recipes like soup, lasagna, butternut squash risotto, and roast chicken, we've turned to the Barefoot Contessa for her best tips and tricks. Thankfully for …

Cooking

The Best New Music This Week

With all the major albums that have come and gone recently, one surprising thing is the absence of Metro Boomin. The producer has pretty much …

Music

Undulating wind-activated art installation flies like a flock of birds (Video)

Beautiful art has the power to move us, to compel us to pay attention to the bigger picture -- whether that bigger picture is about current events, a …

NASA released this 5-year time-lapse of Mars from its Curiosity rover — and the footage looks amazing

On August 6, 2012, NASA landed its Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars. In the last 5 years, Curiosity has captured our hearts with its selfies and first-hand accounts of Mars' Gale Crater.<p>To celebrate Curiosity's 5-year anniversary, NASA released amazing time-lapse footage that spans …

New book argues U.S. companies are leaving workers behind

The western work force is in tumult, upset over stagnant wages, a loss of status, and the roiling of their accustomed world. Politicians like Donald …

Always Be Clear With Dynamic Communication

Communicating in business is more than spelling words correctly or using punctuation marks in the right place. It’s about presenting and delivering …

Disney Food Takes the Cake in This Charming Art

When you think about food at theme parks, you might imagine mediocre hamburgers and chewy soft pretzels. That is not the case at Disney Parks. The …

Walt Disney Company

One of the last Blockbuster stores in the world has a hilarious Twitter account

Despite what you may believe, Blockbuster is alive and well. Okay, maybe not well, but alive and possessing a funny Twitter account.<p>The video store …

NASA just released hundreds of rare flight test videos. We found the best ones

Starting last month, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center began a massive upload of its video archives to YouTube. In hundreds of videos, it’s now …

Frogs used to tell women if they were pregnant with nearly 100% reliability

Pregnancy tests today are as simple as peeing on a toothbrush-size stick and waiting a few minutes. Chemicals in the sticks can detect a key pregnancy hormone: human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).<p>Back in 1920s and 30s, however, the best available test for hCG was much slower, less accurate — and …

Treble.fm is a new social networking app for musicians who want to collaborate

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Apps

Anyone Who Works Knows How These Tiny Sculptures Feel Today

Derrick Lin’s supremely satisfying vignettes turn our gripes about corporate culture into art.<p>Complaining online, whether through sarcastic memes or pronounced Twitter kvetching, has become something of an art form. In supremely satisfying Instagram vignettes, soon-to-become a photo book titled</i> …

Art

Earth undergoing sixth 'mass extinction' as humans spur 'biological annihilation' of wildlife

The Earth is undergoing a sixth mass extinction, with scientists warning that the “biological annihilation” of wildlife is "more severe than perceived".<p>Blaming the overpopulation and over-consumption of humans, the researchers said the world had a window of about 20-30 years at most to tackle the …

Biodiversity

Old-school action figures based on ‘Motel Hell,’ ‘Creepshow,’ ‘Salem’s Lot,’ ‘Heavy Metal’ & more!

Four action figures from the1981 film ‘Heavy Metal’ of ‘Taarna,’ ‘Harry Canyon,’ and two ‘B-17 Gunner’ variants made by hand by Aaron Moreno of …

Worry less about robots and more about sweatshops | Sonia Sodha

Technology enables employers to erode our autonomy, and lax laws let exploitation thrive<p>The biggest threat to our jobs is the rise of the robots, or so we’re told by report after report. And so an idea has taken root in our collective psyche that there may be a point in the not-too-distant future …

sweatshops

16 Hiking Trails New Yorkers Need To Check Out

If it's been a while since you've left NYC, hiking may seem like a totally inaccessible activity (or, at least, a novel one). But, between the five …

Hiking

These Korean Bubble Face Masks Can Get Hilariously Out of Control

"I am a cloud."<p>There's usually a bit of a learning curve with innovative beauty products. Nobody just arrives in the world knowing what to do with brow wigs, yellow blush, or whatever this intense hair extension contraption is. But sheet masks, which first emerged in the Asian beauty market, are …