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Watch Every Painstaking Step of Building a Beautiful Wooden Canoe

This wooden canoe is just as functional as a store-bought one, but much more elegant.<p>If you live near a lake, river, or pond, one of the best outdoor activities you can do on the water is canoeing. It can be incredibly relaxing to take a canoe and a buddy and paddle across the water, enjoy nature, …

Woodworking

This 2-Minute Photoshop Tutorial Shows You How to Easily Remove Chromatic Aberration (VIDEO)

We often turn to Photoshop wizard Jimmy McIntyre for quick and easy tutorials that teach you how to improve your images. In the two-minute video …

Tutorials

Fog Waves Are The Most Beautiful Thing I Captured After 8 Years Of Experimenting

For the last 8 years I’ve been shooting in the San Francisco area I have been absolutely obsessed with the fog. Night and day it’s what I live for …

Photographer Creates Awesomely Surreal Pics Of His Son

Nothing like a little imagination and Photoshop skills!<p>Dutch photographer and digital artist Adrian Sommeling finds inspiration in a very special source: his 10-year-old son Nic.<p>“By seeing him growing up, I remember my own childhood dreams and things that I liked,” Sommeling told The Huffington …

14 Books by Billionaires That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Christmas List

Learn from the masters.<p>Reading is an essential part of any learning process. Books give you an intimate glimpse into the minds of others. They reveal subtleties you may not yet be aware of. So, especially when you're navigating a road as ambiguous as entrepreneurship, it's a good idea to take a …

Warren Buffett

Scientists Are Trapping CO2 And Turning It Into Stone

Back where it belongs.<p>Researchers have turned carbon dioxide (CO2) into solid rock by injecting volcanic basalt rock with pressurised liquid CO2, and …

Geology

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

National Parks

Watching This Artist Turn a Blob of Glass Into a Dragon Is Nothing Short of Magic

Working with glass not only requires a lot of artistic talent, it also requires nerves of steel given how fragile the material is. But master gaffer …

The best place to commit a crime in America? Yellowstone National Park

More than 3.5 million people visit Yellowstone—the jewel in the United States's national park crown—every year.<p>They gawk at the geysers, crisscross the canyons, bond with the bison, and take selfies with the scenery. So far no one, as far as I know, has ever gone to Yellowstone to commit murder, …

National Parks

LIFE Magazine Launched 80 Years Ago. Here's How It Covered History

The first cover of LIFE magazine, Nov. 11, 1936.<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 37<p>The story that made the cover of the very first issue of LIFE Magazine—published …

60 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts Every Office Worker Should Know

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you’re presented …

Software

A study of NASA's 'impossible' space thruster just passed scientific peer review

After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the 'impossible' propulsion system really does appear to work.<p>The NASA Eagleworks Laboratory team even put forward a hypothesis for how the EM Drive …

Physics

Bizarre Hexagon on Saturn Shines in Spectacular NASA Photo

A stunning new photo of Saturn's north pole spotlights the planet's bizarre hexagon-shaped vortex and beautiful bands of swirling winds.<p>NASA's …

Astronomy

SpaceX wants to launch 4,425 internet satellites

SpaceX has just asked the FCC for permission to launch 4,425 satellites that can provide high-speed (1 Gbps) internet around the globe. That's more than <i>thrice</i> the current number of active satellites orbiting our planet, based on the data posted by the Union of Concerned Scientists. SpaceX chief …

Photographer Prepared For Years To Grab This Epic Supermoon Photo, Which Has Since Caught NASA's Attention

Earlier this week, the largest moon of almost 70 years could be seen around the world. This "supermoon," as it is being hailed, occurred after it …

Supermoon

How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

Nanping, Fujian Province, China<br>Aaron Liu<p>1 of 17<p>Seeing the world from above is a metamorphic experience. A leafless tree becomes a spider web, a …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

The Navy's $12.9B Next Gen Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Ready

Construction was supposed to be completed by September 2015, with a cost cap of $10.5 billion.<p>The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as "4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory." The $12.9 billion warship — the first of the Navy's next generation of aircraft carriers …

Military

Why Is Chicago Upside Down in NASA's Stunning Picture of the Day?

Filed Under Innovation, Cities & NASA<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Every day, NASA posts an amazing …

Chicago

Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …