Saad Aldo

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Mistakes I’ve made as an early career researcher

As I come to the end of my current postdoc and tenure as a bona fide early career researcher (at least according to several grant-awarding bodies), I …

How to Build a Gorgeous Concrete Volume Knob for Your Computer or Stereo

Because analog is where it's at.<p>No streaming service with millions of songs or phone loaded up with dozens of albums can replicate the simple analog joy of adjusting your music's volume with a knob instead of keyboard keys or a touchscreen slider. Luckily, with only a little bit of work, you can …

The scandalous sex life of HG Wells

As well as a writer and a thinker, H G Wells, born 150 years ago this year, was also a tireless practitioner of 'free love'<p>'I have done what I pleased," H G Wells once wrote, "so that every bit of sexual impulse in me has expressed itself. I am a very immoral person. I have preyed on people who …

Review: The Logi Circle Will Keep You Connected to Your Home Even When Away

The Logi Circle, a home monitoring camera, is one of the first products Logitech is selling under its new Logi brand, which it's using for devices that are part of the Internet of Things. The Logi Circle is a palm-sized connected camera designed to let its users monitor their home and interact with …

What Meditation Technique Is Right for Me?

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>We all have our unique differences, and it's important to celebrate those even when choosing a meditation technique. What works for one person may not work for another. We each have predispositions and lifestyle habits that make choosing a meditation technique an important process.<p>A …

Meditation

North Korea believed to earn a fortune from forced labor overseas, U.N. says

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea's catalog of abuses against its own people within the secretive country's tightly controlled borders has been widely reported. But Kim Jong Un's regime is also believed to be pocketing huge sums from tens of thousands of its citizens who are sent abroad to toil in forced labor …

North Korea

3 New Technologies To Care For An Aging Parent

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

4 Ways Big Data Can Improve Customer Surveys

Customer surveys remain the primary source of customer feedback for many companies, despite the growth in adoption of other customer feedback sources …

Customer Experience

‘When Marnie Was There’, An Animated Studio Ghibli Film About a Troubled Girl and Her Unusual Friend

<i>When Marnie Was There</i> is an animated film by the legendary Studio Ghibli about a troubled girl and her unusual friend. The film, which was directed …

Anime

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.<p>They were in my hair, in my head, all I heard was this crazy buzzing<p>Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to …

Immune System

Canadian researchers help end war on ketamine as China withdraws motion to make anesthetic illegal

Lobbying by Canadian researchers and others to safeguard an anesthetic crucial to poorer countries appears to have paid off, as China withdrew Friday …

Articles about minimal swiss retreat carved centuries old stone on Dwell.com - Dwell

Perched atop a mountain on over six acres of woods, a young couple's weekend getaway incorporates the old with the new.<p>Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.<p>For anyone who holds a weakness for charismatic cottages in the British landscape, we've done some research …

Industrial Designer

Lucidchart might soon be replacing Visio on your Mac

<i>This post is brought to you by Lucid Software, creator of Lucidchart.</i><p>Does your organization have people in several remote locations who need to work on visual documents together? Now you can forget about e-mailing files, saving versions and all the related headaches: With Lucidchart, anyone can …

Software

Sex will soon be just for fun not babies, says father of the Pill

Prof Carl Djerassi claims advances in fertility treatment make it safer for parents without fertility problems to consider IVF<p>Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive pill has …

The Beautiful Flow of Pi

Flow Of Life Flow Of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first 1,000 digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>January 30, 2018<p>Over the past few years, bean bags have really become comfortable pieces of furniture to use. They are incredibly cozy, can be …

design

Hillary Accepts Award at Yale

Bangladesh could show India the way in 3G

Young girls taking a picture on their smartphones. (This picture is not necessarily from Bangladesh, its merely a contextual image to reflect how …

Whoops! Reconnect Your Bluetooth Keyboard And Mac After Logging Out [OS X Tips]

So, it happened that a friend of mine turned off Bluetooth on her Mac mini, and then turned it off for the evening. When she got up the next morning, her Bluetooth keyboard was on, as per usual, but she couldn’t log in on start up, as her Mac did not see her keyboard.<p>She was worried that she’d have …

World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Hacking

Rulings on gay rights alter couple's retirement needs

After 14 years together, Mark Frey and Doug Vogel are finally finding out what it means to be a married couple preparing for retirement.<p>The Rancho Palos Verdes residents were elated when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act in June. But the couple, who married in …

Reset Your User Account Password Using Your Apple ID [OS X Tips]

Have you ever lost your user account password for your Mac? You know, the one which lets you get into your Mac at login, or install software, or delete stuff from the Applications folder? You haven’t? Well, you’re a better person than I am, because I’ve forgotten mine (usually on older Macs I …

Learn How To Build Your Own E-Commerce Site [Deals]

Business to consumer e-commerce is now a trillion-dollar industry, and growing every year. If you own a brick and mortar store, have an idea for a business, or make your own products, and you’re not selling online – you’re leaving money on the table. You could hire a developer or a third-party to …

What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch that has been rumored or announced

Smart watches! I sure hope you like them, because literally everyone is developing one. And yet, given the vanishingly small proportion of watches that are “smart,” clearly, something is holding them back. Here are the trends that jumped out when I undertook a more or less comprehensive catalog of …

Smartwatches

Further Evidence That Wine Tasting Is Wildly Subjective

(Photo: Tony Alter)<p>A few years ago, we did a podcast on whether expensive wine tastes better. There is now further evidence that the answer to that …

How to Network Your Way To The Top: Vox Media’s Callie Schweitzer

Still in her 20s, Callie Schweitzer has leveraged social networking into real-life success.<p>Callie Schweitzer, director of Marketing and Communications for Vox Media (which publishes the Verge, SB Nation, and Polygon), can often be found curating the news from other sources on her popular Twitter …

Social Media

Saudi prince launches libel action against Forbes magazine over Rich List

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's wealthiest businessmen who owns assets including London's Savoy hotel, has launched a …