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Places to Stay: Sedona Real Inn & Suites | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Shred the red in Sedona! Sedona is one of the top destinations in the west for mountain biking. Long-time visitors love famous favorites like Broken …

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

Magic Mushrooms

Raleigh Mustang Elite review

The heron-crested British brand has been on a roll the last few years, its bikes consistently scoring well in our tests. The Elite is the second most …

Road Bikes

What We're Reading This Summer

A collection of books recommended by The Atlantic’s editors and writers<p><i>The Atlantic</i>’s editors and writers share their recommendations for summer reading—new titles, old favorites, and others in between.<p><i>Homegoing</i><p><b>By Yaa Gyasi</b><p>In her first novel, Yaa Gyasi cleverly weaves the intergenerational tale of …

See what The Empire Strikes Back trailer would look like if it came out today

It's a testament to the enduring visual design of the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy that in order to make "modern trailers" for <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>and <i>Return of the Jedi</i>, all YouTuber Tom F had to do was employ some clever cuts and overlay the haunting music used in <i>The Force Awakens</i>' trailers. The …

The Internet of Things Will Change Your Company, Not Just Your Products

I have had a front row seat as companies have struggled to enter the emerging world of the Internet of Things — first, 10 years ago as a vice president at Ambient Devices, an MIT Media Lab spinoff that was a pioneer in commercializing IoT devices, and then as a consultant.<p>One of the biggest …

Danny MacAskill Rides the Infamous Ridge on the Isle of Skye

For the first time in one of his films, legendary trials cyclist Danny MacAskill climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the …

Demystifying Mentoring

When people think of mentoring, they often think of an older executive counseling a young upstart. The senior leader advises the junior employee on his career, how to navigate the world of work, and what he needs to do to get ahead. But mentoring has changed a lot in the last few decades. Just as …

What if a Company Maximized Jobs Over Profits?

All over Silicon Valley, venture capitalists are asking entrepreneurs “How scalable is your business model?” What they really mean is, “Can you grow without having to hire people?”<p>In our digital economy, value creation and job creation don’t always go together. Consider that Whatsapp just sold for …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

With prize money, event aims to boost entrepreneurial spirit

The light bulbs of entrepreneurial ideas lit up Friday in Danville as the first Ideafest was held at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.<p>…

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Amazon reviewers razz $40,000 Samsung TV

When you present a $40,000 luxury television to Amazon shoppers, you get hilariously snarky reviews in return.<p>Amazon reviewers may never be able to top the epic community art project that evolved out of Tuscan Whole Milk, but they're sure putting in a good try with the feedback they're delivering …

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Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

Back in 2011, then Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats (now freelancing) tweeted 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Coats learned the …

How To: The Coolest 18 Features in iOS 7 That You Probably Didn't Know About

Now that iOS 7 is out, what can you do that you couldn't do before?<p>In this softModder guide, I'm going to cover all that's new and noteworthy about …

Simply Cute Children Meals by Little Nummies

Sea Turtle Waffle<p>Don't let my kids see this, or they won't stop bugging their mother to make their food this way. Actually, on second thought, let me …

Banks putting human tellers in ATMs

Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it’s time for a reboot.<p>We trust ATMs to dispense cash and accept deposits. It turns out these machines can do much more —both faster and more efficiently — when remote human tellers are involved in the transaction.<p>The new …

Banking

The Perfect Record: 19-0

<i>How did Harriet Tubman lead so many slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad? With careful planning, plenty of luck, and a little opium.</i><p>“I …

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The 10 nerdiest jokes of all time

Courtesy of a Reddit thread, these will make you the toast of your next philosophy study group<p>Philosophers are hilarious (it's practically axiomatic). Courtesy of this "intellectual joke" thread on Reddit, here are 10 (almost) one-liners ideal for dominating parties (well, maybe a sherry tasting at …

Does Your CEO Really Get Data Security?

Have you ever pondered what you’d ask the CEO if you were made chairman of the board for 10 minutes and could pose one question? You’d want to make it count. Nothing about markets or strategies — CEOs have canned answers for that kind of thing. You’d want a question that would strip away the cloak …

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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 …

Guy Digitally Inserts Himself Into Photos With Celebrities

“CHEEEEESE” (Rihanna)<p>Skilled Photoshop ninja Patrick Thorendahl (aka “Peeje“) has taken his talent to Instagram and Facebook, where he digitally …

Ender’s Game Trailer

It took over 25 years, but one of the most-respected sci-fi novels of all-time is finally hitting the big screen. Based on Orson Scott Card’s 1985 …

Game Trailers

Picture of the Day: Thousand Year Old Baobab

THOUSAND YEAR OLD BAOBAB<p>Photograph by DAN DOUCETTE @ Project Noah<p>Spotted in the Ifaty reserve, north of Tulear in southwestern Madagascar (Lat: …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Is It Wrong to Eat Lion Taco?

Taco Fusion sure knows how to create a roaring controversy, and they ain't lyin'! The Tampa, Florida eatery is offering tacos with (perfectly legal) …

http://designdautore.blogspot.it/2012/02/at-dawn-on-saturday-5-march-2011.html At dawn on Saturday 5 March, National Geographic Channel and a team of scientists, engineers and two world class balloon pilots successfully launched a house measuring 16 feet by 16 feet and 18 feet high, using 300 eight-foot coloured weather balloons from a private airfield east of Los Angeles. The launch – inspired by the Disney/Pixar film “Up” – set a new world record for the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted. The house and balloons measured more than 10 storeys high and reached an altitude of over 10,000 feet, flying for approximately one hour. The record will be part of a new National Geographic Channel series called “How Hard Can It Be?” which will premiere in 2012.

Playing with perspective! Nice touch on the books in the locker and the plastic bottle up 'top'. Don't get it? Tilt your head 90 degrees clockwise :) Photographer: Unknown (please help identify!) via rmgard: http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/1czgfo/the_water_bottle_sold_me_very_nice_touch/

Fun With Animated Shapes & Hypnotic Cubes

We've previously featured the colourful and geometric works of Brooklyn street artist Aakash Nihalani, whereby he takes duct tape and forms unique …