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3 Stupidly Simple Reasons Why Most People's Photography Does Not Improve

I’m presuming that this article will not apply to some readers of dPS… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography …

Scientists find key to ageing process in hypothalamus

Scientists have found a biological command centre for the ageing process in a lump of brain the size of a nut.<p>The US team identified the mechanism in …

A Sleep Gene Has A Surprising Role In Migraines

Mutations on a single gene appear to increase the risk for both an unusual sleep disorder and migraines, a team reports in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i>.<p>The finding could help explain the links between sleep problems and migraines. It also should make it easier to find new drugs to treat migraines, …

Italian Easy: Herb Ricotta Gnocchi With Quick Tomato Sauce

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I call ricotta gnocchi "fast food" Italian, as with just a little practice you can make ricotta gnocchi in as little time as it takes you to boil the water to cook them in. This really is a dish, sauce included, that can be prepared and cooked in …

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish

A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured …

What We Don't Know About the Deadly New SARS-like Virus

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Saudi Arabia announced late Wednesday that five more people have died and two others are undergoing …

The Myth of Low-Tax America: Why Americans Aren't Getting Their Money's Worth

No, we don't pay as much as most of Europe. We don't get nearly as much, either.<p>Reuters<p>Today, in an annual rite of bemoaning government intrusion into our personal finances, most Americans can at least console themselves in their belief that the US has one of the lowest tax rates among developed …

Super Food Nerds: In Pursuit of Hummus

Hi, I'm Jonathan, librarian, Super Food Nerd, and man in the grips of an obsession -- an obsession with chickpeas. Or rather with hummus, the highest …

Italian Archaeologists Find Pluto's Gate to Hell

Italian archaeologists, led by Francesco D'Andria from the University of Salento, believe they have found Pluto's Gate in southwestern Turkey.</i> …

More human than human: how Philip K. Dick can change your life

There are a lot of ways to characterize a legacy.<p>You could start with numbers: 44 published novels, at least 121 short stories, and a dozen movie adaptations, most of them major Hollywood affairs — and then the expanding circle of influence that includes <i>12 Monkeys</i>, <i>eXistenz,</i> and <i>Eternal Sunshine of</i> …

The End I: New World Order

When I finally got Doyel Shamley on the phone, I was pleasantly surprised.<p>I was in New York, planning what I jokingly referred to as my “doomsday vacation.” I have always been fascinated with The End as a cultural phenomenon, but seldom has this interest been more topical than right now, at the …

How I hacked my brain with Adderall: a cautionary tale

Evolution is a nice, big idea. It connotes the glacial pace of an unmeditated act unfolding upon species, concepts, and ecosystems. It certainly doesn’t usually get branded as a feeling. But a couple months ago I felt this thing. Maybe a little like what a mommy feels when her fetus kicks the wall …

Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers

Shawn Sarver took a deep breath and stared at the bottle of Listerine on the counter. “A minty fresh feeling for your mouth... cures bad breath,” he repeated to himself, as the scalpel sliced open his ring finger. His left arm was stretched out on the operating table, his sleeve rolled up past the …

For Amusement Only: the life and death of the American arcade

If you’ve never been inside a “real” arcade, it could be hard to distinguish one from say, oh, a Dave & Buster’s. Authenticity is a hard nut to crack, but there are a few hallmarks of the video game arcade of days gone by: first, they have video games. Lots and lots of video games, and (usually) …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

The Cosmic Gallery - in pictures

Articles about jens risoms block island family retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

7 essential books about comedy by comedians

<b>1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959)</b><br>Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that …

Realistic Urban Landscape Paintings of Chicago and New York by Nathan Walsh | Colossal

<p>Many painters working from photographic source material employ a wide variety of techniques to arrive at a final image. This will involve anything …

The American Public Is Clueless About The Devastating Consequences Of The Sequester

Federal employee union leaders, for sure, are painting a worst-case scenario about deteriorating government services and national security and the threat of long lines at airports this summer. "Sequestration is a nasty disease that will destroy and kill this country and its economy and all working …

Artefacts offer Pacific shark species absence clues

Historical artefacts, such as this shark teeth weapon, are an "under-utilised source of data"<p><b>Nineteenth Century tools made from sharks' teeth suggest that two species of shark used to populate the Central Pacific but are no longer present.</b><p>Using artefacts from museums, a team of US researchers found …

Exhaled breath is unique fingerprint

<b>Compounds present in exhaled breath can act as a "fingerprint" for individuals, scientists say.</b><p>These "metabolites" represent the waste products of the body's chemistry - but their uniqueness had never been shown.<p>A study in PLOS ONE suggests they could be as useful to medical diagnosis as those …