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How Drugs and Alcohol Can Hijack Your Brain

<b>The discovery of a brain circuit ‘shortcut’ could explain why some addicts unintentionally relapse, and suggests that a shift in focus for therapies</b> …

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

The Universe’s Dark Ages May Hold The Secrets To Dark Matter, Inflation, And Even String Theory

How the future of astronomy — and something we can’t even see — might open up the dark Universe.<p><i>This post is written by Sabine Hossenfelder, a</i> …

Dark Matter

Introduction to the Math of Computer Graphics

Three-dimensional computer graphics is an exciting aspect of computing because of the amazing visual effects that can be created for display. All of …

Mathematics

A Mesmerizing Animation Shows Just How Weird Our Solar System Is

NASA’s Kepler space telescope spotted thousands of worlds during its four-year mission, proving that our galaxy is filled with planets. But even more …

Selling your Home? 6 Improvements that Add Value for Resale!

Are you preparing your home for sale and wondering what home improvements add the most value?<p>We put together a list of the best home improvements for …

Pedro Domingos’ Master Algorithm: How machine learning is reshaping how we live.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

Machine Learning

Top 3 Forensic Examination Tools for Linux

Ethical Hacking<p>8:27 AM EH Tools, Forensic, Linux<p>Computer forensics and evidence management are the most important topic and very important aspect, …

Forensics

A Crash Course on Derivatives

There you are in your introductory physics course. The course requirements say that you have to be in Calculus 101 (it's probably not called that) in …

A timelapse project with DSLR, Raspberry Pi, Eye-Fi and gphoto2

I needed something to make a time lapse movie of a construction. The basic requirements were:<p>I had done one time lapse project with a GoPro Hero2 and …

Modern Methods for Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis is a common application of Natural Language Processing (NLP) methodologies, particularly classification, whose goal is to extract …

Mind

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

Streetwear

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis

Still under development, <b>Choosel</b> shows promise as an easy way to turn raw data into online graphics, including charts, timelines and maps.<p>Return to <i>22</i> …

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

Naked Australia – top seven things to do in the nude

Naked canyoning, naked yoga, naked drawing, naked caravanning, naked harbour swims – we’ve uncovered the best spots to get your clothes off<p>While the weather is still warm, there’s time to take your clothes off. But where?<p><b>Naked harbour</b><p>Despite participants being buck naked, the Sydney Skinny swim …

Australia

29 Spooky Abandoned Spaces That Will Give You Goosebumps

For some of us, nothing is scarier than the idea that everything in this world is temporary. And that we too, much like these abandoned spaces that …

Abandoned Buildings

Cristina Otero Shares The Secrets Behind Her Striking Self-Portraits

When it comes to creative self-portraiture, nobody does it quite like Cristina Otero. Known for transforming herself into the most compelling …

Remote Controls

50 Surreal Night Sky Images Of Every State In The USA

<b>500px BLACK FRIDAY SALE:</b> 30% Off 500px Plus and Awesome account upgrades, renewals, and gift subscriptions. Ends soon. <b>Shop now!</b><p>The North American sky …

Landscape Photography

7 Ways Zen Buddhism Can Change Your Life

Zen

How I Finally Made My Wife Understand What It's Like to Be Depressed

Mel and I were in our bedroom chatting about my anxiety and depression problems. It was evening, and our three kids were in bed.<p>The doctor recently increased my depression medication and it had been making me distant.<p>"Does this mean you're getting worse?" she asked. She was changing into her …

Relationships

Benzodiazepine Recovery Tips

<b>1. Recovery from being an accidental addict to benzodiazepines is serious business.</b> It takes time for the central nervous system to heal and for …

Run Windows and OS X programs directly from the Chrome web browser

With the increased popularity of the cloud, lines are becoming blurred between what is local and what is stored online. One of my favorite cloud …

Pink Floyd-the making of The Dark Side Of The Moon part 1

New Facebook Tools Make It Easier to Fine-Tune Your News Feed

“The goal is to show content that matters and facilitate conversations,” says Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s product management director for News Feed. “We …