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CPU Utilization Is Wrong on PCs, and Getting Worse Every Year - ExtremeTech

By on May 2, 2018 at 8:36 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>CPU utilization is wrong. That’s the …

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Major Survey of IT Pros Reveals Why Everything Gets Hacked All the Damn Time

A new survey of IT professionals this week offers some deep insight into the premier challenges facing industries worldwide, from across the threat …

Cybersecurity

Racing Through the Dunes at the Dakar Rally: Pictures

Baltic States

Here are the most stunning images NASA has ever taken of our planet

While NASA is mostly known for studying the outer reaches of our solar system, it's trained countless satellites on Earth, giving scientists a cornucopia of data about our changing planet.<p>But sometimes, science and art aren't so different. In November, NASA's Global Climate Change Group released …

25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

He's probably the only person who has started four billion-dollar companies – PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX and Solar City. But at his core, Elon Musk is not …

SolarCity

The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography

Under a microscope, even a toothbrush can be a work of art.<p>Since 1975, Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition has attracted photographers …

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

How to get the most out of Google Play Music

Nine ways to upgrade your listening experience.<p>Google's streaming music service doesn't get the same attention as some of its other offerings, like Gmail or Maps, but this Spotify competitor is a powerful app, especially when you know how to use it optimally. Below, tips that'll help you get the …

Google Play Music

These dogs love their treats a little too much

An animal-loving photographer has captured a hilarious set of pictures showing dogs leaping for treats with their eyes and mouths wide open.<p>The …

Interesting and colorful paintings made with controlled pours

Ian Davenport developed a cool technique of pouring paint down surfaces, allowing paint in works like <i>Giardini Colourfall</i> to pool at the bottom. …

Lovely Pixel Paintings Created By Software Following Its Own Muse

So who gets to own the work?<p>When a programmer writes software to create spontaneous art, who do we call the artist? Because whereas artists of yesteryear worked in oil paints and canvas, Andreas Nicolas Fischer has a computer paint his pictures for him.<p>His application, which he calls Schwarm, is …

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8

The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts, and lesser-known software that we use and love.<p>Let's check them out:

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs

Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressions—including fuzzy furrowed brows, …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

The 13 Strangest Beers on Earth

Whale testicle-infused beer is real, and it’s not going away.<p>1 of 13<p>Odius Ale by 40FT Brewery<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Celeste Jewel Beer by Dogfish Head<p>3 …

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

Creativity

Five guys take same photo for 35 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five friends from Santa Barbara High School have been snapping the same photo in the same pose on the same cabin bench every five years for the past 35 years.<p>From left to right, as is the tradition, John "Wedge" Wardlaw, Mark Rumer-Cleary, Dallas Burney, John Molony and John Dickson gazed …

Santa Barbara

Inflect makes buying internet infrastructure easier

Once your company gets to the point where you decide to move out of the comforting safety of a public cloud like AWS and set up your own infrastructure, things get rather complicated. You have to choose a data center (or two) and your network and exchange providers, for example, and chances are …

This canoe documentary is almost too beautiful to watch

The cinematography and sound from Director Goh Iromoto's latest effort will move you to hit the water.<p>If you've ever dipped a paddle into the water …

30 years of graffiti layers taken from a wall in The Netherlands

Enjoy Paul De Graaf's gallery depicting the sedimentary layers deposited by 30 years of graffiti on a wall in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.<p>It's a …

Illustration & Digital Art: A Collection of my Animals

An illustration and digital art dedicated to animals with a creative thinking and of course simplicity with a flair in its execution. Sure, why not! …

The Ultimate Audiobooks for Summer 2017

Summer is coming and with it, long days of kids wandering around the house; road trips to see grandparents; and brighter, later nights that push …

Kids

Timelapse Animation Lets You See the Rise of Cities Across the Globe, from 3700 BC to 2000 AD

Last year, a Yale-led research project produced an innovative dataset that mapped the history of urban settlements. Covering a 6,000 year period, the …

30 terrifying before and after images of climate change

The first-ever March for Science happened Saturday in hundreds of cities across the country, rallying against what many see as an emerging disregard for the study of the natural world and the answers it provides.<p>The marches took place on Earth Day, no coincidence given the fact that President …

EPA

20+ Places to Find Spectacular Public Art Around the U.S.

You don’t have to trek to a museum to see great art—often, you can find it outdoors. Public art allows everyone to experience the thrill of creative expression. From playful sculptures that interact with the environment to colorful mosaic staircases, these incredible displays brighten our world at …

Star

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VIDEO: Self-flying electric car successfully takes its maiden voyage

Forget the flying cars you’ve seen in sci-fi movies because the air transportation of the future is going to be way better than we imagined – at …

Artist Creates Larger-Than-Life Abstract Floral Paintings Bursting with Color

Vancouver-based artist Bobbie Burgers paints beautiful blooms that appear to animatedly burst with each brushstroke. Rendered in an abstract style, her floral compositions capture the unique beauty and diverse color palettes exhibited by bouquets and other bunches of flowers.<p>Like many …