Andreia Santos

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The 20+ Best Places to Live for Everything You Might Want

Use this guide to find your perfect locale.<p>Whether you're looking for the lowest crime rates, the best parks or the most picturesque beach, these are the cities that rise to the top.

Los Angeles

Understanding Basic Aesthetics in Photography

Recently I got a message from a person who said that they liked my pictures, but unfortunately they don’t have a “photographic eye.” This inspired me …

Landscape Photography

These birth defects might be linked with radiation from the Chernobyl disaster 30 years ago

Physicians in the region have reported a sharp rise in birth defects there since 1986.<p>A 2010 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics found a correlation between the presence of hazardous levels of strontium-90 — a radioactive element produced by nuclear fission — and dramatically high rates of …

Frog Creates The Most Charming Anti-iPad Game Ever

To ween kids off screens, FrogLabs developed a series of wooden toys that are the only way to play the game.<p>A polar bear is sweating on a floating ice cap. The bear needs help, but tapping the screen–like a child might for any other iPad game–does nothing. So instead, she looks to her series of …

Kids

Queen, family and corgis make appearance in new Annie Leibovitz photos | The Star

As part of the weeklong celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday, renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz shot three new, intimate …

Family

Associated Press News

These Drone Photos of Istanbul are Vertigo-Inducing

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş uses Photoshop to make his city straddle dimensions.<p>Though we exist in three dimensions, we spend an inordinate amount of time looking at and into two-dimensional screens. There is an illusion of space and dimension within these frames, and yet there are entire …

19 Emotional Wedding Moments That Will Make You Teary-Eyed Too

Pass the tissues.<p>The wedding reception may get all of the attention, but the most significant and emotional part of the big day is the ceremony.<p>Below are 19 heartfelt moments between dear family and friends that might just bring a tear to your eye.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>45 Emotional Grooms' Reactions<p><i>Are you</i> …

6 Heartwarming Stories About Long Lost Loves Finally Reuniting

1. like being struck by lightning<p>“Reuniting with my lost love was like being struck by lightning. He and I had been in a serious relationship back in …

There are Sharks Living in a Volcano. Seriously.

Just when you thought it was safe to swim in a volcano, there comes a terrifying discovery of nature’s infinite cruelty: shark-cano. In what’s sure …

Syfy

Microsoft Surface Phone Can Be The Next Big Thing – Newton Lute – Medium

<b>Microsoft Surface Phone Can Be The Next Big Thing</b><p><b>Microsoft Surface Phones can change the fate of the company</b><p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> is trying quite …

My 5 Favorite Pictures of 2015

2015 was a great year for photography! I traveled to 17 different countries, averaging an international trip per month, and grew as a person and a …

Four super-heavy elements officially added to the periodic table

Millions of science textbooks are now out of date following the addition of four new elements to the periodic table. Say hello to: Nihonium, …

Chemistry

Photo of the Day: Best of December

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from December.<p>December is a month of celebration in many parts of the world. My favorite photographs from Photo of the Day this month have an aura of celebration to them, whether it’s festive …

Portraits of Dancers and Acrobats Creating Hypnotic Light Patterns Around the World

Visual artist Eric Paré toys with the concepts of time, light, and space with his signature light photography. Each enchanting image is expertly brought to life through long exposure. Paré’s portfolio showcases a bewitching collection of images that explore the delicate beauty of the human body …

Disturbing Vintage Photographs Capture History's "Freaks"

Rewind to 1870 and you'll find photographer Charles Eisenmann in his New York studio taking portraits of locals, couples, families and high …

The world bids farewell to a terror-filled 2015

In Paris, residents recovering from their city's own deadly attacks will enjoy scaled-back celebrations.<p>And in Belgium's capital, authorities anxious after thwarting what they say was a holiday terror plot have canceled festivities altogether.<p>As the final hours of 2015 draw to a close, many are …

7 Major Changes Facebook Has In Store For 2016

Google, Apple, and Amazon tend to attract the most attention in terms of technological innovations. Apple’s strides in personal assistant technology, Google’s self-updating search algorithm, and Amazon’s drone delivery plans all made major headlines this year, but there’s another tech company—one …

Social Media

Honda: we won't be able to sell gas-only engines in China by 2025

We're fortunate that most auto companies are embracing an alternate energy future, with all manner of electric cars hitting the streets lately -- and that's not to mention hydrogen-powered vehicles like the Toyota Mirai and Honda's Clarity. The latter manufacturer just gave a pretty frank appraisal …

Valve: DDoS cyberattack caused the Steam caching catastrophe (cachetastrophe?)

On Christmas, the Steam digital gaming store and community broke and caused all kinds of strange errors. Now, Valve is coming out to explain more of what happened.<p>The PC-gaming giant took to its blog today to help us all better understand what happened. It turns out that a distributed …

Pacific Standard Time

Apple will embrace OLED displays starting with iPhone 8

Apple will adopt OLED displays for its handsets beginning with the iPhone 8 in 2018, according to a new report coming out of Japan.<p>OLED displays offer better power efficiency, contrast, and more saturated colors. Currently Apple uses liquid crystal display (LCD) technology for its iPhones, although …

Li-Fi: 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, tests prove

Li-Fi, a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi, has been proven capable of sending data at up to 1GBps in real-world tests.<p>At that speed, 100-times faster than current Wi-Fi technologies, a high-definition film could be downloaded in a matter of seconds.<p>In a pilot scheme carried of by Estonian start-up …

3D printer for kids looks like a helmet, cheaper than an iPhone

While popular among designers, the commercial 3D printer space has, so far, failed to capture much mainstream attention and instead seems to occupy a …

3D Printing

Turkish military releases recording of warning to Russian jet

Surviving crew member of downed plane is rescued in 12-hour mission and says there were no warnings<p>The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of a warning it gave to a Russian fighter jet before the aircraft was shot down near the Syrian border, hours after the surviving …

Turkish Military

Weird Wheels Move Robot In Four Directions Without Twisting

Perfect parallel parking for one tiny machine<p>Wheels, as we know them, could stand a little reinvention. They take fiddling and time to move into parallel spaces, and the whole world would be a better place if wheels could simply pull us sideways without any forward momentum. Fortunately, "mecanum …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Explore Chemistry Like Never Before, Inside A Minecraft World Of Molecules

There’s no better way to get inside an amino acid<p>Minecraft, which allows players to have free rein of a seemingly endless landscape ripe for construction, is the top-selling standalone game of all time. It’s popular with enterprising adults, who have built such things inside the game as a working …

The Top 5 Small Cities In The U.S.

<i>by Katherine LaGrave, Edited by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Getty<p>More than 128,000 of our readers rated their favorite cities in the U.S.--in fact, we got so much feedback, we had to divide our list in two. This roundup features the country's smaller cities, with populations under 150,000. …

Police identify small girl whose body was mysteriously dumped in suitcase in Australia

Police identify a girl whose body was found dumped in a suitcase in Australia as Khandalyce Kiara Pearce, matching the body to her murdered mother's remains found 800 miles away<p>Police have made a breakthrough in the mystery of a small girl whose body was dumped in a suitcase near a highway in …

I met Steve Jobs, and the movie gets its subject wrong

In 1984, a few months after he introduced the groundbreaking Macintosh computer, Steve Jobs met with me in a student cafeteria at the University of Texas. He wasn't famous yet; if anybody recognized him, they didn't show it.<p>We talked about his new machine. The conversation was pleasant enough until …

Silicon Valley