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This Tent (Literally) Takes Camping to New Heights

Are you brave enough to sleep suspended in mid-air?<p>From hiking along beautiful nature trails, to cooking by the campfire, to shacking up in a tent, camping is a quintessential summer experience. But if you're ready to take your outdoor adventures to the next level, meet Tentsile, a new form of …

The Big Limitations of Big Data

Know the limits of data before you use it to answer questions.<p>We live in an era in which "big data" is supposed to solve lots of problems for businesses. By looking at the buying patterns of a large number of individuals, retailers can get insights into how to sell to customers more effectively. …

Philosophy

The Earth's magnetic field is weakening ten times faster than expected

New satellite data from the European Space Agency has revealed some puzzling findings: the Earth’s magnetic field appears to be weakening much faster …

New algorithm may lead to a picture of an actual black hole

It stitches data gathered by the Event Horizon Telescope.<p>MIT grad student Katie Bouman and her team have developed an algorithm that could finally show us a photo of an actual black hole. See, all the black hole "photos" you've seen thus far, including the one above, are merely artist …

Black Holes

You Can Now Swing Over This Deadly Hawaiian Hiking Trail

Oahu’s Haiku Stairs are known to provide one of the most beautiful views in Hawaii — and one of the most dangerous.<p>The "Stairway to Heaven" hiking …

What Are The Health Benefits Of Napping?

Who does not enjoy a good nap after the stressful schedule?Naps are always refreshing to body and mind.Discover amazing health benefits of napping in …

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

Bringing data to life: KING 5 TV journalists use visualization tools to pioneer new era in reporting | Transform

Puget Sound voters were the first in the nation to get a real-time, in-depth look at their local civic process, as Seattle broadcaster KING 5 …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have specific morning rituals to start their day on the right foot.<p>The neuroscience behind these behaviors is well-documented. …

Success

What you missed in Big Data: The many languages of analytics

<i>Since you’re here …</i><p><i>… We’d like to tell you about our mission and how you can help us fulfill it. SiliconANGLE Media Inc.’s business model is based on</i> …

Venezuela takes 1-0 win over Jamaica in Copa America group play

The temperature was perfect, the weather pristine with sunshine that allowed you to see the smokestacks in scenic Indiana from the lakefront — perfect conditions for the Copa America Centenario, the biggest soccer tournament to grace Chicago since the World Cup in 1994.<p>But not many bothered to show …

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Has No Right to Strike, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled on Friday that the U.S. women’s soccer team cannot strike ahead of this summer’s Olympics.<p>The strike issue has to do with a …

Studies Favor BCAAs for 'Cut Diets'

Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most highly researched and popular strength training supplements for muscle recovery. BCAAs have …

Diets

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Microsoft bets on Apache Spark to power its big data and analytics services

Microsoft today announced that it is making a serious commitment to the open source Apache Spark cluster computing framework.<p>After dipping its toes into the Spark ecosystem last year, the company today launched a number of Spark-based services out of preview and announced that the on-premises …

3tags.org is coming soon

You’ve Probably Committed a Federal Crime in a National Park

The outdoors is a great place to let loose and feel free from the rules of everyday life — and our 58 national parks comprise some of the most …

National Parks

What Happens In The Body While You're Asleep?

There are phenomenal things happen when we fall asleep. Every time we sleep our body goes through a wonderful process of revitalizing our energy …

Death Plunge Of Venus Spacecraft Reveals Surprisingly Cold Temperatures On The Hottest Planet

In December 2014, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Venus Express probe was purposefully sent to its death in the atmosphere of Venus at the end of …

45 Gear & Gift Ideas for Father's Day 'Round the Campfire

Or: The Burly Dad's Ultimate Camping Gear Guide<p>There he stands--a handcrafted hunter's axe upon one shoulder, bits of bison meat in his beard, and a faraway look in his eyes as he stares through the campfire. The flame-charred Dutch oven is scraped clean of his award-winning, camp-cooked, …

Hot Springs

The Ridiculous-Looking Exercise That Shreds Your Core

Planks are boring. This dynamic stability exercise kicks up the entertainment factor while challenging your midsection the entire time<p>Try this movement at the gym, and you may get some side eyes from other patrons. But their looks will be worth it when they can’t stop staring at your abs.<p><i>Men’s</i> …

Brain Tissue Study Deepens Autism–Schizophrenia Link

Brains from people with autism show patterns of gene expression similar to those from people with schizophrenia, according to a new analysis.<p>The …

REX Radically Rethinks The Glass Curtain Wall

The curved glass panels at 2050 M Street offer unobstructed sight lines and even added floor space.<p>Floor-to-ceiling windows are highly desirable in today’s real estate market, which is why many new office buildings in D.C. are mostly clad in flat panes of glass. “In many ‘taut’ glass buildings in …

This Obscure Biotech Company May Have a Game-Changing Cancer Med On Its Hands

An under-the-radar German biotech company made waves this weekend with promising mid-stage clinical trial data showing that it may have developed a …

A simple hobby that can help raise your IQ

Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University of Zurich shows that doing one simple thing can actually raise a person's IQ.<p>And we're not just talking about children, whose …

What is Apple actually doing besides building that ridiculously expensive new headquarters?

Apple is in a bit of a rut right now—some may even say it’s boring. Recent rumors suggest that the company won’t be significantly overhauling its flagship product, the iPhone, in 2016, effectively shifting its upgrade cycle from two to three years. There are also rumors that at Apple’s upcoming …

Shell House / Lenz Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Damir Ussenov and his architectural firm "Lenz Architects" designed a villa in the foothills of Almaty. …

Shangri La

Doris Duke's lasting collection of Islamic Art, hidden in a Hawaiian paradise.<p>Doris Duke was a philanthropist from another era. Her father, a tobacco …

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