Candice Marquart

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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

1. The Bernina Express from Switzerland to Italy<p>Roberto Moiola / Getty Images<p>The Bernina Express train makes its way through breathtaking views of …

Trains

Intelligent birds

New Caledonia crow<p>A discovery by Dr Sarah Jelbert of Jesus College, Cambridge, has led to the refinement of our understanding of crow intelligence. On the south-west Pacific island of New Caledonia, a crow called Emma has stunned researchers by operating a vending machine they constructed for it, …

Birds

Nigeria to launch major security operation after wave of violence between Muslim herders and Christian farmers

Nigeria is to launch a major security operation after a wave of retaliatory violence between Christians and Muslims claimed as many as 169 lives in the centre of the country.<p>A curfew was declared in Plateau State in an attempt to end one of the deadliest episodes of an increasingly bloody conflict …

The Curiosity Rover took this selfie in the middle of a dust storm on Mars

Last time I took a selfie in the middle of a storm I looked terrible.<p>But then again, I'm no NASA Curiosity Rover.<p>This image, shared by Seán Doran on Sunday, shows the Curiosity Rover in the middle of a Martian dust storm. Much like most of the photography shared by the rover, it looks …

I climbed Everest expecting a rubbish dump but what I found surprised me | Ben Fogle

Just over two weeks ago I was standing on the roof of the world, both figuratively and literally. I was 8,848 metres up on the summit of Mount Everest. It was the culmination of many years’ hard work, and the realisation of a childhood dream.<p>I have been overwhelmed by the tide of goodwill and …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

How GDPR Will Impact the AI Industry

In what can be described as a kind of arms race, tech companies have been amassing large volumes of user data to hone the artificial intelligence algorithms that power their applications and platforms. Thus far, they've mostly been able to evade accountability when their practices have pushed them …

SQL Injection 101: How to Fingerprint Databases & Perform General Reconnaissance for a More Successful Attack

Know thy enemy — wise words that can be applied to many different situations, including database hacking. It is essential to performing adequate …

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

You Can Now Listen to The Weird 'Music' Made by Our Rotating Galaxy

A glorious way to experience space.<p>Ever wondered what the Milky Way might sound like as it rotates on its axis? According to a new "musical …

GPU prices are falling, and you should buy now

If you were looking for a new graphics card for your PC over the last year, your search probably ended with you giving up and slinging some cusses at cryptocurrency miners. But now the supply of video cards is on the verge of rebounding, and I don’t think you should wait much longer to pull the …

Cryptocurrency

The Basics of TCP/IP

A wealth of reference material on the subject of networking and the TCP/IP protocols is currently available, but embedded systems programmers often …

Linux

Kafka, GDPR and Event Sourcing - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

<i>Image attribution: He Wasn't This Angr by Allison Mickel.</i><p>You probably already know that the EU has approved this nice piece of legislation called …

Ubiquitous Computing

Can you spot the baffling letter in this headline that 72 per cent of people miss?

What is in ‘everything’ yet is rarely spotted? The answer, somewhat surprisingly, is the letter ‘g’.<p>Despite seeing it millions of times, a new study has found that 72 per cent of people cannot identify the lowercase ‘looptail g’ - the form of the consonant where the lower arc is completed to form …

What's the Difference Between a Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Database?

There are so many buzzwords these days regarding data management. Data lakes, data warehouses, and databases – what are they? In this article, we’ll …

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

Is There Non-Biblical Evidence

Is there any evidence outside of the Bible that the Resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event rather than a myth or an …

Theology

T-minus one week until China’s space lab crashes to Earth. Here’s what it will look like.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>When Tiangong-1 rocketed into the sky in 2011, optimists hoped the space station — literal translation: “heavenly palace” — would be a model for a permanent fixture among the stars, a space laboratory that was among humankind’s first footsteps in …

Space Exploration

Indonesia: Christians flogged in public for playing banned children's game

The pair were among five people – including a couple whipped or showing affection in public – who were lashed with a rattan stick<p>Two Indonesian Christians were publicly flogged in conservative Aceh province Tuesday for playing a children’s entertainment game seen as violating Islamic law.<p>Hundreds …

Islamic Law

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.<p>Named Luciola for its resemblance to the firefly, …

Demonstration

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

A disturbing new study led by scientists at the University of Bonn suggests that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet in much …

Immune System

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Horror

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

Military Aircraft

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Hypnotise People Into Experiencing Synesthesia

Do these shapes taste like colours?<p>For synesthetes, the strange experience of mixed-up stimuli – such as being able to taste words or hear flashes of …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors treating the U.S. embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues …

Medicine