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How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including …

Space Exploration

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

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Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

Google Gives Calendar Web App a Design Refresh

Besides rolling out a handful of new features for G Suite users, Google has today given its Calendar web app a welcome design refresh which makes it …

Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'

<b>Scientists hope they have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia.</b><p>In 2013, a UK Medical Research Council team stopped brain cells dying in an animal for the first time, creating headline news around the world.<p>But the compound used was unsuitable for people, as …

7 Tools to Create an Infographic in 30 Minutes (Design Skills or Not)

Infographics are such a fun and effective visual way to display information. We at Buffer have certainly used them quite a few times to share …

Infographics

Epic! Gives Kids Unlimited Access to a Massive Library of Children's Books

Giving kids the power to choose what they read is a great way to get them reading more. The Epic! app gives kids 12 and under access to over 20,000 …

Hypothes.is – a digital annotation tool for collaborative and active reading

To define annotation it is when you add notes, comments or opinions about a piece of writing, or a drawing, photo, or diagram. Often these are …

#ColorOurCollections - Free Coloring Pages from Museums and Libraries

The New York Academy of Medicine is currently hosting the #ColorOurCollections campaign. The campaign makes coloring pages and books available to …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

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How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

feridun akgüngör<p>You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities. And, most …

Behind-The-Scenes Look At The ‘Star Wars’ Portrait Photo Shoot For TIME Magazine

<b>Photographer</b> Marco Grob recently conducted a portrait shoot featuring the cast of the highly anticipated, upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for …

Star Wars

Useful Quotes for Arts Advocates

<i>“Nor is it possible to devote oneself to culture and declare that one is ‘not interested’ in politics.”</i><p><b><br>Newly updated in Spring 2012 <br>PDF of Useful</b> …

Twitter strikes deal for tweets to appear in Google searches

Twitter Inc. has struck a deal with Google Inc. to make its 140-character updates more searchable online.<p>In the first half of this year, tweets will start to be visible in Google's search results as soon as they're posted, thanks to a deal giving the Web company access to Twitter's firehose, the …

Top US Hospitals Test Apple’s HealthKit

The majority of top US hospitals are either already using Apple’s HealthKit service or are in talks to do so, a <i>Reuters</i> survey reveals.<p>Fourteen out of …

Apple Watch Retail Training Begins Ahead of Launch in April

According to a new report from 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman, Apple has started training its retail employees about the upcoming Apple Watch.<p>The report …

Apple Watch

Student iPad Radio Shows Shared on YouTube

I am a big fan of students recording audio to “show what they know with media.” Video projects can also be great, but there are more moving parts to …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

TNW’s Apps Of The Year: ProCamera 8 For iPhone

<i>In our</i> <i>Apps of the Year</i> <i>series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.</i><p>Given the sheer volume of photo and video apps I test every year, one of the quickest ways to judge which are best is to observe what actually maintains a ready position on my iPhone.<p>To …

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HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE<p>Let’s say it’s 6.15pm and you’re going home (alone of course), after an unusually hard day on the job. You’re …

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Yes, You Have to Clean Your Dishwasher — Here's How to Do It

Cleaning a dishwasher is an odd prospect, for sure. Shouldn't dishwashers be inherently clean? You'd think so, but over time, dishwashers can collect …

How To Clean an Oven with Baking Soda & Vinegar

You've probably heard it before: It's not smart to run your oven's self-clean function before you go to cook Thanksgiving dinner. For one, it's super …

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Google Releases Its New ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the Chrome Web store. Downloading the extension completely replaced Chrome’s old bookmarks interface, so you’ll want to keep that in mind if you’re thinking of installing.<p>Once …

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