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Five free video editors that deliver professional level results

If the price is the only factor stopping you from diving into the world of serious video editing, there we have some good news. Many Hollywood-level …

Videography

Latest NSA Leak Reveals Secret Army Intelligence Project

Files detailing a secret U.S. intelligence collection program have leaked online, according to new report, marking just the latest embarrassing …

The case for charging rich and poor shoppers different prices

Shoppers at a Giant Food supermarket in an affluent part of Washington, D.C. last week could find a 6.4-ounce tube of Crest Whitening toothpaste for $2.09, two loaves of Nature's Own Honey Wheat bread for $5, and a pound of gala apples for $1.79.<p>Across town, in a zip code where the median income is …

Armed robber pulls off heist at Bellagio casino, is still at large

An armed robber held up a poker cage in the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.<p>The suspect, described as a white male …

The Problem With Calling Meghan Markle the “First Black Princess”

<i>Meghan Markle is</i> half <i>black. She is biracial. Her father is white, and her mother is black.</i> I wrote it out and then hit send. This was my response to nearly all of the texts from friends about Prince Harry’s <i>new black fiancée</i>. With some black friends who I knew needed this celebration of a black …

This solar hydropanel can pull 10 liters of drinking water per day out of the air

<b>SOURCE is a solar-powered and self-contained device capable of harvesting up to 10 liters of clean drinking water per day from the air.</b><p>By harvesting …

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

An Easier Way To Pass Along Your Assets After You Die

<i>Avoiding probate is something devoutly to be wished. Probate is where your will goes through an often long and expensive court process, which can be hell for your heirs. One of the best ways of skipping probate is to make what’s called a joint tenancy arrangement, between you and your heir before</i> …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible to Stop Ageing

We're sorry.<p>Just in case you were banking on science coming up with a way to let you hold onto your youthful looks forever, we have some …

Seriously, we’re all going to die: Insect populations are at apocalyptic levels

<b>(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)</b><p>The number of flying insects has declined by more than three-fourths since 1989, threatening food supplies<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 26, 2017 11:38am (UTC)<p>Flying insect populations are declining to such a degree that, quite literally, an apocalypse may ensue.<p>This is the …

The long tail of Jim Crow

<b>(Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Inequality for black families now is still being affected by housing discrimination in the 20th century<p>Raynard S. Kington<p>October 29, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>My four siblings and I will soon sell the final significant piece of my parents’ estate, the home they bought in Baltimore in …

Siblings

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Travel Photography

My Mother Passed as White—Even to Me

Gail Lukasik grew up with a white mother and father—and then discovered her mother’s entire family had been designated as black in the 1900 Louisiana …

The Biggest Myth About the Protestant Reformation

The big, bad, backwards Catholic Church had it coming, and Europe's world-wide ascent was thanks to the opening of minds by Protestantism.<p>This month …

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce

Do This on a First Date If You Want to Appear Attractive, Says Psychology

When preparing for a first date, there are many things to consider: conversation starters, first-date questions, what outfit to wear. But one thing …

Psychology

I Was A Racist Cop

How I came to recognize my own racism, bias, and privilege as a white male.<p>[trigger warning: racial slurs and offensive language]<p>I was a racist cop.<p>Years ago, I was helping a supervisor at a single-car crash. A black man collided head-on into a concrete divider, and died at the scene. I was …

Utah Cheerleaders Caught on Video Chanting Racial Slurs; School District Whitesplains Their Actions

Racism hits the heartland in the form of cheery, blond cheerleaders gleefully chanting the n-word.<p>Recently, a gaggle of Utah high school teens got …

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is the source of our self-obsession

Whether you know it or not, a powerful cult is recruiting you. Cults display unwarranted admiration for a person or thing, and this one has chosen an especially irresistible figurehead: you.<p>The Cult of Self lulls us into believing that we’re better than others, that our needs matter more, and that …

Behavioral Sciences

Vitbot

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 10/06/2017 05:15:00 PM Best Rated , Beverages , Cardboard , Europe , Glass , Spain<p>Creative Agency: …

'Stick with your gut': Pereira & O'Dell's PJ Pereira on being a great creative

<i>What Does It Take To Be A Great Creative? is a video series that highlights the thinking of global creative leaders on specifics actions that can</i> …

This Solar-Powered Cart Is Designed To Change The African Water Delivery Business

The Watt-r wants to offer a motorized, sustainable solution to the long journeys many African women have to take to carry water back home.<p>Jose Paris used to design cars for a living. His next vehicle, though, is different: It doesn’t have a steering wheel or brakes or doors, and instead of carrying …

Photoshop Better | Setting Up A Retouching Workflow With A Tablet & Custom Brushes

Photoshop is its own kind of environment. When you’re a new user, everything is overwhelming and daunting, but when you start to devote more of your …

Tutorials

North Korea unwrapped: the hidden world of Korean graphic design

<i>Made in North Korea, a new book about the country's graphic design, reveals another side to the world’s most notorious nation</i><p>As a countryside ranger in Leeds, taking school groups on walks across the moors, Nicholas Bonner would often see children in his charge stuffing twigs, feathers and other …

3D CAD Models Engineering App: 800,000 installations and excellent reviews

In 2012 the app "3D CAD Models Engineering“ from CADENAS was founded as a download service and research tool for intelligent 3D engineering data. …

Printing

3 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Heat Up a Long-Distance Relationship

<i>Emily—</i><p><i>I have been with my boyfriend for about a year. He recently transferred law schools, so now we’re in a long-distance relationship. I’m so proud of him, but in a shocking twist, not as psyched about the distance. I really value physical touch in love-language-speak and, well, long-distance</i> …

Relationships

Thirteen things I believe: Principles of organizational behavior

I have taught an introduction to organizational behavior class for over 30 years– to both undergraduate and graduate students. I first taught it as a …