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The No Crunch Abs and Back Workout

For strong abs, you don't need to do crunches anymore. These intense, dynamic exercises will challenge your abs and back in a whole new way, giving a …

Workouts

50+ Painting Ideas That Will Inspire You to Pick Up a Brush Right Now

When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills over time. Doing so, however, requires patience, and for you to put brush to canvas (or paper) and increase your aptitude stroke by stroke. We’ve seen this happen in a drawing; just …

Digital Art

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

Artist Creates Meticulously Detailed Ink Drawings of Architecture Around the World

Thailand-based Japanese artist and self-described “dream traveler” Emi Nakajima crafts intricate drawings of buildings around the world. Rendered in ink, each piece conveys Nakajima's knack for realistically reproducing an array of architectural details.<p>Nakajima's awe-inspiring works of art …

Drawing

Useful Javascript Array and Object Methods

I listened to a great Syntax FM podcast that summarized useful JavaScript array and object methods. These methods help developers write clean and …

JavaScript

Plastic pollution: Images of a global problem

<b>In its June issue, National Geographic magazine has published a selection of startling photos highlighting the vast amounts of discarded plastic choking the world's oceans, shorelines and rivers.</b><p>Wildlife, particularly marine animals, are at risk when they become entangled in plastic waste, or …

Pollution

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

How our heartbeat shapes our thinking

Emerging research shows that we can all become better at listening to our heartbeat – and if we do so, it can give us a richer emotional world<p>If you were to guess how many times your heart beats at any given moment, you may be surprised at how accurate – or not – you are.<p>Emerging evidence shows …

Record concentration of microplastics found in Arctic

<b>Record levels of microplastics have been found trapped inside sea ice floating in the Arctic.</b><p>Ice cores gathered across the Arctic Ocean reveal microplastics at concentrations two to three times higher than previously recorded.<p>As sea ice melts with climate change, the plastic will be released back …

Infographic: Solar Power by the Numbers

As an engineer, my skills tend to lean toward the analytic, verbal, and logical sides. But as an educator, I've come to realize that students learn …

The Biology of Telepathy

Extrasensory perception (ESP) refers to information that is perceived outside of the five senses. This includes phenomena such as telepathy, …

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

11 incredible habits of Buddhist Monks (#7 is brilliant)

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think it Is

It’s not all bottles and straws—the patch is mostly abandoned fishing gear.<p>The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the world’s largest collection of floating trash—and the most famous. It lies between Hawaii and California and is often described as “larger than Texas,” even though it contains not a …

Pollution

‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ 16 times bigger than previously thought, say scientists

Nearly 80,000 tonnes of plastic are floating in the area of the ocean known as the “Great Pacific garbage patch”.<p>Scientists arrived at this figure, …

Pollution

10 soothing tech tools to keep you happy at work

Work takes up a lot of our time, or around 92,120 hours over our lifetime, to be exact. So, it’s not hard to work out why being happy at work is so important. Studies have found that happy workers are healthier, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>So how exactly do you improve …

The Chrome Extensions Our Tech Editor Uses to Manage a Messy Browser

I’m the worst at keeping my browser organized—the absolute worst. I’ll open tabs like adding entries on a to-do list, and then forget about them for …

Tai chi recommended to fight fibromyalgia

<b>Tai chi is as good as - or even better than - aerobic exercise for aiding people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia, a study has suggested.</b><p>The US trial of 226 adults with the condition showed that those who practised the martial art improved significantly more than those doing aerobic …

Minimum Cost Path Analysis (Python)

Multi-dimensional arrays and Matrices are popular interview topics in programming technical interviews. Although practical applications for such …

The big picture: Frida Kahlo in New York, 1939

The artist in traditional Mexican costume photographed by her Hungarian-born lover Nickolas Muray at the end of their secret affair<p>The Hungarian-American photographer and Olympic fencer Nickolas Muray took this photograph of Frida Kahlo in traditional Mexican dress and cigarette in hand on a …

Art

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

Medical Research

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

‘Post-reality’ video of CG imagery projected on a dancing man at high framerates

Not sure what there is to add to the headline, really. Well, I guess I should probably explain a bit.<p>Back in 2016 (on my birthday in fact) researchers from the University of Tokyo posted an interesting video showing a projector and motion tracking system working together to project an image onto …

Artists Protest Elite Art World With Unauthorised AR Gallery At The MoMA

At this point, augmented reality has mostly been too gimmicky or too good to be true. But a group of internet artists just gave the technology what …