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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade - reflector, nifty 50, tripod, walk-around lens and a flash - what to look for and …

Netflix On The Moon? Broadband Makes It To Deep Space

Here's a funny quirk of the modern age: It takes just seconds to pull up a bad sci-fi movie about invaders from the moon and watch it in HD. But actual communications between the Earth and moon are just as static-filled as they were back in the 1960s.<p>Until now. NASA says it's just gotten a lunar …

Early electrocardiograms - a picture from the past

First published on Tue 22 Oct 2013 08.17 EDT

It's Alive! Scientists Create Mini Human Brains With Stem Cells

Groundbreaking brain news from a laboratory in Austria– for the first time, scientists have managed to grow miniature human brains from stem cells, reports Reuters Health. The implications of this development are massive, not the least of which is eventually understanding the inner workings of …

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

FYI: When Will We Evolve Out Of Our Useless Appendages?

Never. We're probably stuck with our appendix, pinky toes, tailbone and just about all of our other evolutionary holdovers. Wisdom teeth may eventually go, but major changes like losing an appendage (teeth included) take millions and millions of years — who knows if humans will even be around that …

Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)

Outside of pen input, pressure sensors don't get much love these days. However, Georgia Tech has just built an extremely accurate sensor that could give pressure-based devices their due. When a user pushes down on the new invention, its grid of zinc-oxide nanowires emits light that's captured by …

How Transplanted Pig Lungs Could Save Human Patients

Martine Rothblatt, the founder and CEO of the Maryland-based drug company United Therapeutics, entered the orphan drug business to develop pharmaceutical treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare but deadly heart disease. Rothblatt spoke with PopMech about the art and science of …

Intelligent knife tested on cancer patients in London hospitals

An intelligent knife that knows when it is cutting through cancerous tissue is being tested in three London hospitals.<p>Experts believe the wand-like …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as 360TB per disc data capacity and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures up to 1,832 Fahrenheit.<p>By …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

The E-Cat Testing Team, Real or Ringers?

The comments to my recent post concerning the “independent tests” of Andrea Rossi’s low energy nuclear reaction (LENR) system called the E-Cat make for interesting reading and both here and in other forums the report has been sliced and diced.<p>Amongst the main criticisms of the report are the claims …

Dear High School Graduate: Everything You've Been Told Is False

When I graduated from Omaha Creighton Prep High School back in 1977, my fellow grads and I entered a benign, forgiving, if U.S.-hegemonic, economic order where one could find paid work — albeit of a blue collar variety — just by completing high school. A world where even a C student was guaranteed …

Big Pharma Learned The Wrong Marketing Lesson

Large pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer and Merck are often celebrated for their marketing acumen. But, when compared with really successful marketing companies like the Internet giant Google, their performance is less than stellar. True marketing leaders must innovate continuously to stay ahead …

Polio virus engineered to kill brain tumor

<b>DUKE (US) —</b> A modified polio virus appears to be effective in attacking glioblastoma brain tumor cells, researchers report in an early study to …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

LG's 5-inch 'unbreakable' bendy plastic phone screen on show

LG has long been our go-to gadget maker for bonkers phones, with its see-through phones, ultra-wide phones, slo-mo phones and even an …

Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

Japanese blog <i>Mac Otakara</i> points to a pair of reports in today's edition of Taiwanese newspaper <i>Economic Times</i> addressing rumors surrounding Apple's smart watch effort. According to the first report [Google translation], Apple has begun sampling 1.5-inch OLED displays from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay.<p>…

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

Kindle finally getting a color screen? Amazon buys Liquavista display company

Samsung sells off the flexible screen maker after only two years<p>Samsung's been teasing its flexible, full-color display technology since 2011 when it acquired Liquavista, but it never actually shipped in a consumer product. One of the few companies that still has a viable e-reader business, Amazon …