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Saddam Hussein's Lavish Yacht Is Now a Scientific Research Boat

Science in luxurious style.<p>It's got four decks, a helicopter pad, marble bathrooms, and a dozen guest bedrooms. In other words, a little more luxury than your typical research boat. National Geographic reports this week on the quest to turn a yacht built for former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein into …

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

7 Ways The Open Office Is A Worker's Worst Enemy

It sounds odd to say, especially as open offices — layouts with no cubicles, few spatial dividers, and shared working spaces — have taken off. An estimated 70% of employees in the U.S. work in open offices today, and the floor plans have been praised for their ability to foster collaboration and …

The Open Office: Friend or Foe To Startup Success?

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of Open Me and Ciplex, and is a columnist for Inc, Forbes, and LinkedIn.</i><p>Is your open office floorplan killing your employees? A recent article in The New Yorker took a hard-hitting look at the open office trend to take stock if the concept was a good or bad idea.<p>The …

'Bitcoin is broken', researchers warn

The Bitcoin virtual currency is vulnerable to an attack that could allow a group of 'miners' to take control of the entire system, according to a new report.<p>The success of the Bitcoin currency is predicated upon the fact that it is decentralised and functions without the intermediation of any …

The Gadget Show - Channel 5

IPhone hidden features: nine ways to extend the battery life on your smartphone device

Battery drain can be frustrating so here are nine ways to extend the battery life on your iPhone, iPad and Android<p><b>Disable the parallax effect</b><p>The parallax effect taps into the iPhone's inbuilt motion sensors and makes the home screen icons float when moving the phone around.<p>It means that when you …

Apps

Shut Up, Flexibility

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time …

Yoga

10 Reasons to Try CrossFit

​Few in the world of fitness can boast about a resume like Matt Chan can. A four-time top 10 finisher at the CrossFit games, he has been one of the …