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Study finds flaw in emergent gravity

In recent years, some physicists have been investigating the possibility that gravity is not actually a fundamental force, but rather an emergent …

Physics

Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers

Of all the fiction genres, sci-fi — aka speculative fiction — stands as the one most likely to inspire devotion. Sci-fi buffs are die-hards. That’s …

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is …

Stream 47 Hours of Classic Sci-Fi Novels & Stories: Asimov, Wells, Orwell, Verne, Lovecraft & More

The pronouncements of French theorist Jean Baudrillard could sound a bit silly in the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, a …

Time Travel

A Bizarre Tectonic Plate "Bend" Is Causing Mexico's Terrible Earthquakes, Study Shows

And we still don't know how to predict them.<p>Six months have passed since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling 40 buildings and …

A Digital Archive of Heavy Metal, the Influential “Adult Fantasy Magazine” That Featured the Art of Moebius, H.R. Giger & More

In making a time capsule of the late 20th century, one would be remiss if they did not include at least an issue or two of <i>Heavy Metal</i> magazine. Yes, …

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Entertainment

Owning the Role of the Front-End Developer

When I started working as a web developer in 2009, I spent most of my time crafting HTML/CSS layouts from design comps. My work was the final step of …

Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

<b>Final update</b> Speed hits loom, other OSes need fixesA fundamental design flaw in Intel's processor chips has forced a significant redesign of the …

Information Security

10 excellent comics that flew under the radar in 2017

Some are obvious masterpieces, and some are better than they have any right to be.<p>Comic book news this year was dominated by which major characters …

Comic Books

The 10 best comics of 2017

From lesbian loneliness to space explosions<p>2017 was a good year for comics. Creators young and old sent green shoots up through desiccated genres — everything from memoir to textbook to all-ages fantasy burst with talent this year. Kids continued to storm bookstores, libraries, and specialty comic …

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

The 20 Best Visual Studio Code Extensions for Front End Developers

Great tooling can help developers write faster, cleaner, and more consistent code. A few months ago, I asked front end developers here at Shopify …

This site lists all the countries you can travel to without a visa

Itching to go on vacation, but don’t know where? One way to narrow down your choice of destination is to figure out which places are easy to travel to – and this new site can help.<p>Tell VisaDB where you’re from and it’ll list all the countries you can travel to without having to apply for a visa. It …

Enter a Huge Archive of Amazing Stories, the World’s First Science Fiction Magazine, Launched in 1926

If you haven’t heard of Hugo Gernsback, you’ve surely heard of the Hugo Award. Next to the Nebula, it’s the most prestigious of science fiction …

Free: 355 Issues of Galaxy, the Groundbreaking 1950s Science Fiction Magazine

Along with <i>Astounding Science Fiction</i> and <i>The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction</i>, <i>Galaxy Magazine</i> was one of the most important science fiction …

Best Jobs and Side Gigs for Introverts

Updated July 22, 2018<p>If you have an introverted personality, you might shy away from some jobs that require a lot of face time or public interaction. …

5 Series to Expand Your View of What Comics Can Do

Like plenty of American geeks, I’ve been reading titles from those two big superhero universes since before I can remember. Honestly, one of my …

14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List

Staying up to date is a key to success whetherThe post 14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List appeared first on iamwire.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Johnson Wax offices as a forest open to the sky

Mushroom-shaped columns, pyrex skylights and earthy coloured furnishings feature in Frank Lloyd Wright's Johnson Wax Headquarters, which is next in …

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

55 Essential Space Operas from the Last 70 Years

John Harris art equals space opera.<p>What makes a science fiction story a space opera? Well, it needs to take place in space obviously, though not …

Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

Have Spare Time? Try To Discover A Planet

Astronomers are offering the general public a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the chance to discover a new planet in our solar system.<p>Many astronomers now think there may be a massive, undiscovered planet lurking in the far reaches of our solar system. Right now, however, the existence of this …

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

Discrete cuckoo clock using Tasker – Android customization

We actually had some fun last week going over some of our best Android customization posts from the year, it reminded us some of the fun we’ve had. It’s almost the new year now, and forgive me for stretching here, but I am inspired to think of time. Before we really dive into root stuff, let’s do …

Android News

How VisaEase Helped Me Get One Step Closer to US Citizenship

My friends always seem surprised when I tell them I’m not yet an American citizen. “But you’ve been in this country forever,” they say. “Wait, so you’ve never voted?”<p>The United States immigration policy is a complicated one, to say the least. There are numerous types of visas to get to US soil …

Immigration

Want To Do A Little Astrophysics? This App Detects Cosmic Rays

Scientists in California are hoping to use your smart phone to solve a cosmic mystery. They're developing an app to turn your phone into a cosmic ray detector. If enough people install the app, the scientists think they'll be able to figure out once and for all what's producing the very energetic …

Particles

These Scientists Want Your Dirt, All In The Name Of Drug Research

“There’s this tremendous wealth of chemistry out there in the environment that could serve as drugs,” says Brady, an associate professor at …

Northeastern University