Friny Fisher

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Major victory for the bees: Ontario moves to restrict neonicotinoids

The Canadian province plans to phase out 80 percent of the bee-killing pesticides by 2017<p>Canada just took a major step toward protecting the environment. It's not often you hear that. But not only have our neighbors to the north just joined Twitter, Ontario has officially become the first …

A famous variable star in Cepheus

Want to catch the moon sliding past the planets, Mars, Jupiter and Venus this week? Click here for a chart.<p>Tonight … come to know Delta Cephei, a …

Too many kids quit science because they don’t think they’re smart

For most students, science, math, engineering, and technology (STEM) subjects are not intuitive or easy. Learning in general—and STEM in particular—requires repeated trial and error, and a student’s lack of confidence can sometimes stand in her own way. And although teachers and parents may think …

7 safety tips from hackers

It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you.<p>Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer online.<p><b>1. Turn off your phone's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.</b> Hackers are religious about this. Keeping these features "on" all the time makes it easy for strangers to slip into your …

Online ads are attacking you

An especially sneaky type of hack is on the rise. Hackers can infect your computer by piggybacking on Web ads -- even on trusted websites.<p>Hackers are slipping malware into legitimate-looking online advertisements. When you visit sites that serve those ads, you're automatically and unknowingly …

This is how your Gmail account got hacked

If your Gmail account got hacked, blame your friends.<p>You are 36 times more likely to get scammed if your contacts' accounts have been hacked, according to a study released this week by Google (GOOG).<p>It's rare. On an average day, only nine in 1 million accounts gets stolen. But when it happens, the …

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

Based on the creative inputs from their community, the 91mobiles team has drafted their version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Smartphone. The flagship …

Ideo Perfectly Predicted The Future Of Google In 2003

The design firm predicted Google Glass, Android TV, and Material Design. Nice one, Nostradamus.<p>Back in 2003, six years after the Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, and a year before it first became publicly traded, <i>Wired</i> magazine asked four designers, including the likes of Shepherd Fairey, …

Senior Phones

With a name like “No hint will be lost on a kindred spirit”, you’d expect me to write a poem or an essay, but I’m actually going to write about an …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

Alice In Wonderland

Renaud Marion's "Air Drive"

Ever since he was a child, photographer Renaud Marion always dreamed of piloting a flying car. Since we’re still (unfortunately) dependent upon rubber tires and asphalt, Marion decided to envision his idea of future transport. On view now at MAD Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland, his “Air Drive” …

Flying Car

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Artist Transforms Children's Drawings into Adorable Plush Toys

Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children's drawings into adorable, handcrafted plush dolls. The toys, which she calls “softies,” are one-of-a-kind reflections of the kids' creativity and imagination. Anything that they can dream up–from rainbow cats to cute bat-pig hybrids to three-headed …