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Earth Is Surrounded by Strings of Dark Matter

New computations from NASA suggest that long strings of mysterious dark matter form around planets like Earth.<p>The solar system is hairy? Thanks to …

Dark Matter

Portraits of gang members in a El Salvadoran prison too dangerous for the wardens to enter

In El Salvador, in a prison guarded by the army, Adam Hinton photographed the most dangerous of the 2,600 inmates - the men who control the prison, …

Here's why a boot that has been in production for over 100 years is constantly sold out

Certain sizes of the popular L.L. Bean rubber boot are already sold out online.<p>Although customers can still place orders for these sizes, they're on backorder until October or November.<p>Bean Boot loyalists will remember that this same situation happened last year, when L.L. Bean had a backlog of …

Paragliding

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

Astronomy

10 Interior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

Think of this as a little 101 in decorating. While we all cannot possess the eye for exquisite design and detail — we can decorate our homes as …

The Psychology of Achieving Balance In Interior Design

Interior design is about so much more than sense of style. We’ve already talked about your design choices are influencing your subconscious, but …

11 phrases only Polish people understand

1. Do I have a train / tank riding here? | <i>A jedzie mi tu pociąg/czołg?</i><p>Accompanied by this gesture, it is a great reply when someone tells you …

Making It Through The Startup ‘Trough Of Sorrow’

<i>“The Struggle is where greatness comes from.”</i> – Ben HorowitzStartups are hard, but they’re especially hard when things don’t go as planned. And …

Ben Horowitz

Here's what the brain of an extremely selfish person looks like

They deceive people for their own benefit, they see others as weak and untrustworthy, and they ignore moral codes.<p>Psychologists have dubbed these people Machiavellians, after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book "The Prince" includes many examples of this sort of …

Psychology

The weather in space is causing power outages on Earth

The Earth’s magnetic field—known as the “magnetosphere”—protects our atmosphere from “solar wind.” That’s the constant stream of charged particles flowing outward from the sun. When the magnetosphere shields Earth from these solar particles, they get funneled toward the polar regions of our …

Earth Science

Astronauts in space have captured a rare image of a giant red sprite

An astronaut took a beautiful photo of Earth at night, below, while flying over Central America in the International Space Station.<p>The moon is in the upper left, and a massive thunderstorm off to the right.<p>But there's something weird lurking in this image, captured on August 10.<p>Can you spot it?<p>Upon …

Space

Great UX Doesn’t Guarantee a Great Customer Experience

It’s one thing to create a great looking product that’s easy to use. It’s another to create a great experience that continues to improve, delight, and expand in scope over time. The first is user experience. The second is customer experience.<p>The two are often used interchangeably. But generally, …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. It looks like Amazon shut down a popular ad product to stop companies like Google getting access to its data.</b> Product ads are being discontinued from October.<p><b>2. Nike is hosting a basketball event in the Bahamas.</b> It may be doing so in an attempt to lure players away from Under Armour.<p><b>3.</b> …

Advertising

15 Motivational Posters for Your Dorm That Aren’t Lame

Why does college decor so often veer in the direction of cheesy and motivational? You know, those posters depicting kitties “hanging in there” or the shot of the single red rubber duck going against the crowd? Not to worry. Transforming your dorm room into the interior design equivalent of an …

Motivation

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

TED Talks

25 Slack tips to make you more productive

You can chat with other employees individually, create channels for multiple people (think chat rooms), and continue the conversation from just about any device. Everything is archived and searchable, so it's easy to find old conversations.<p>Slack also integrates with dozens of other services, …

Apps

The Only Color Scheme Generators You’ll Need

Color is important in any design project. These color scheme generators will help you get it right quickly and easily. Continue reading...<b><br>Continue</b> …

Color Schemes

Start A Fire

First Color Movies Of Pluto And Its Biggest Moon Are Pretty Spectacular

There's not much in the way of plot, and the images are badly pixelated. But two new videos from NASA's New Horizons mission are thrilling anyway. The brief animations--the mission's first color movies--show the complex "orbital dance" of Pluto and its biggest moon, Charon.<p>One of the videos is …

US confirms it will place 250 tanks in eastern Europe to counter Russian threat

Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland will host equipment, says Ash Carter, the US defence secretary<p>The United States will place 250 tanks, artillery pieces and fighting vehicles in seven eastern European countries as a bulwark against Russian aggression, it was confirmed on …

Russia

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a neuroscientist studying Alzheimer’s effects on the brain, accidentally discovered that he was a psychopath and then he wrote …

Why you should never tell your partner to stop masturbating

Samuel met up with his girlfriend Katie for a midday “afternoon delight.” As he grew stiffer, suddenly so did she.<p>“What’s wrong?” he asked her.<p>“I …

Job Trends Report: The Job Market for UX/UI Designers

Why is UX Design in high demand? What salary can a junior designer can expect to make? What are the skills employers are most interested in? We’ve …

Modals on Mobile: How to use them wisely

Somewhere along the line, modal dialogs have become a ubiquitous feature of web design. We’ve become used to modal windows popping up everywhere, …

‘Denali’: Photographer Ben Moon’s Touching Tribute to His Beloved Dog

The short film above, titled “Denali,” is photographer Ben Moon‘s beautiful and touching tribute to his dog Denali, who passed away last year at the …

Pets

Everything you need to know about PornHub's plans to pioneer the world's first sex tape in space

On June 10, PornHub announced their latest project to the world by launching an Indiegogo campaign to raise the estimated $3.4 million it'll cost to make the tape. They raised over $10,000 within the first day.<p>Jokes aside, sex in space may turn out to be a pretty important scientific endeavor. It …

Space Exploration

Peer-to-peer app aims to unseat Interac – and it’s free

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Canadians may be used to paying banking fees, but Nat Cartwright wants to offer them an alternative. Ms. Cartwright is chief operating officer of Payso, a mobile payment startup she co-founded in …

It’s the ‘end of the world’ yet again... but we feel fine

Apparently an asteroid is going to hit the earth in September. But the doomsday predictors have been wrong a few times before<p>Here we go again. Brace yourselves, everybody - <b>the world is reportedly going to end in September</b>, according to a prediction made by Isaac Newton, <b>as interpreted by this</b> …

Annie Leibovitz

It's no surprise that London startups have shattered their funding record

Tech City’s Gerard Grech says a change in culture has spurred digital enterprise in the capital but warns that there is still more to do<p>Europe’s digital capital is coming of age. In the first quarter of 2015, investors pumped a record-breaking £459m of venture capitalist funds into London’s digital …