Ben Juan King

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Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

38 million gallon reservoir drained after teenager caught urinating

Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Oregon, had to be drained after the water was contaminated<p>Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Oregon, was drained by water chiefs after CCTV footage captured a teenager urinating into the water supply.<p>The 38 million gallon reservoir provides water to the city's …

Drunkenly Wobbling Planets Could Make Good Homes For Humans

A drunken planet that’s reeling all over the place could actually be a better place for life to spring up, according to a new modelling study.<p>Astronomers at the University of Washington, Weber State University and NASA have found that a fluctuating tilt in a planet’s orbit doesn’t stop the world …

New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved

Sharks have looked more or less the same for hundreds of millions of years. But a newly discovered fossil suggests that under the hood, a modern shark is very different from its ancient ancestors.<p>The finding, published in the journal Nature, strongly implies that sharks are not the "living fossils" …

Meet Kepler-186f, the most 'Earth-like' planet ever found

Sifting through observations from tens of thousands of distant stars, astronomers say they have discovered the first definitive Earth-sized planet that orbits in a habitable zone where water could exist in liquid form — a necessary condition for life as we know it.<p>Experts don't know if the planet, …

Union Offers A Professional Image Blending Tool That’s Actually Easy To Use

The team at Pixite, known for making high-quality photo applications for iOS, including things like Unbound, Fragment, Tangent (an “App Store Best” in 2013), and more, is now revealing its latest creation: a photo-blending application called Union. The app lets you easily combine photos to make …