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Citizen science is making scientists of everyone | @GrrlScientist

Citizen science is getting a lot of attention these days, which might make you think it is a new social phenomenon. But in fact, nothing is further from the truth: citizen science has been around much longer than any of us.<p>Citizen science is getting a lot of attention these days, which might make …

Science

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Physics

The Top Adventure Destinations of 2015

There are trips, retreats and vacations--and then there are adventures.<p>Adventures are the experiences that can't quite be put into words, despite your best efforts. They bring on a series of transcendent moments--you are open and observant, while simultaneously humble and grateful--you are your …

Sony's Morpheus virtual reality helmet set for 2016 launch

<b>Sony has revealed an upgraded version of its virtual reality helmet, which it says it plans to put on sale in 2016.</b><p>The new edition of Project Morpheus now features an OLED display, rather than an LCD one, letting it show more vibrant colours. That brings it in line with Facebook's rival Oculus Rift.<p>…

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning. Instead, I wanted to grab a girlfriend and get out into the wild... literally, to experience new people, places, and try new …

Pizza, Pizza

My son once asked me, "If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, what would it be?" Pizza of course, for me it was an easy answer. It's such a versatile food. It can be savory, it can be sweet and you can add just about any topping. My friend Sue has always said, "Sex is like pizza, …

Beer could help 'protect brain against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's'

Researchers in China have found that a compound in hops could help fight off degenerative brain diseases<p>As self-delusional arguments go, it sounds like it is up there with claims that a bowl of ice-cream supplies a quarter of your daily calcium needs.<p>However, scientists in China have found that …

Cancer

A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …

Photography

Tutorial: Photographing and Processing the Orion Constellation

Here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to photograph and process one of the most colorful parts of the night sky, the Orion constellation. It will …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

Apple Granted Patent for Action Camera, Causing GoPro’s Stock to Tank

Apple is getting into the smart watch business, but there’s another market that may be in the company’s crosshairs: action cameras. Apple was granted …

The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

Macro Photos that Capture the Beauty and Diversity of Insects in Singapore’s Rainforests

Nicky Bay is a Singapore-based photographer who captures the beauty and diversity of insects in Singapore’s rainforests through macro photography. He …

Easy Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pie

Preheat oven to 400 F and grease or oil 5 ramekins (small glass or ceramic bowls), or an 8x8 baking pan.<p>In a large skillet on medium high combine: …

Loaded Cauliflower & Chicken Casserole

It is rare that I would guess a recipe with the word “loaded” in the title is something healthful and packed with veggies. But this is that rare case!<p>…