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18 iPhone Tips And Tricks You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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IPhone 8

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Universe

The best home security system

<i>By Rachel Cericola and Grant Clauser</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending more than 40 hours researching and …

Home Security

Carved idol from the Urals shatters expert views on birth of ritual art

Studies date Shigir Idol to 11,500 years ago – and cast new light on hunter-gatherers at the end of the ice age<p>On 24 January 1894, gold prospectors were digging in the Shigir peat bog, north of the town of Yekaterinburg in the Ural mountains, when they uncovered a strange collection of carved …

Archaeology

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge on the continent and it’s on its way here<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and …

Mindfulness

Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom'

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now that same work fetches about $175.<p>"It's apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to the bottom," said Trench, a Rhode Island entrepreneur who has been operating …

Drones

Here's how to tell if you're experiencing an 'introvert hangover'

• <b>Introverts and extroverts have different brain chemistry ways of functioning.</b>• <b><br>Introverts often need to take time out in an "introvert hangover."</b>• <b><br>This</b> …

Self-improvement

The Principles of Service Design Thinking - Building Better Services

Service design is all about taking a service and making it meet the user’s and customer’s needs for that service. It can be used to improve an …

Design

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

Universe

Racist Man Who Threatened to Call ICE on Spanish Speakers to be Besieged by Mariachis and Tacos, Thanks to the Internet

After identifying the raving racist who threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Spanish speakers at a New York deli, the internet …

Twitter

You’ll never read Facebook’s new data policy, so we did it for you

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>With privacy-centric European Union legislation set to …

Social Media

The Amazons Were Based on Real-Life Women Warriors Who Were Cool as Hell

The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.<p>In ancient Greek myth, the Amazons only exist in reference—and deference—to Greek heroes. They are there to be fought and to provide …

Ancient History

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

Biology

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Do These Lizards Have Green Blood? - The Atlantic

In 1969, two biologists wrote about three lizards from New Guinea whose insides were green. The color ranged from a deep blue-green to a vivid lime hue, and it was everywhere. The lizards’ bodies, when dissected, revealed green bones, muscles, and blood. Their mouths, when opened, were green. Their …

Biology

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

Famous Neutron Star Just Glitched in a Huge Way

On November 8, 2017, a spinning neutron star inside one of the most studied objects in the sky “glitched” more than it had ever glitched before.<p>Back …

Universe

Moog's Grandmother is a retro-inspired synth for all skill levels

Moog continues to move forward with its line of retro-inspired electronic instruments with a new standalone semi-modular analog synthesizer called Grandmother. The $899 unit works all on its own, or can be connected to other sound making devices, like Moog's Mother-32, which doesn't have a built-in …

Synthesizers

Colourful Barragán-esque house by Moneo Brock wraps four trees in Mexico

Pink, purple and yellow walls divide up the Casa TEC 205 residence in Monterrey, which architecture studio Moneo Brock designed as an "homage" to the …

Architecture

Disposable plastic straws are a huge polluter. This keychain could change that

Every single day, Americans throw away an estimated 500 million single-use plastic straws, many of which wind up in landfills or the ocean without …

New Mexico

Nomad Pavilion is a woven goat hair desert shelter that collects its own water

Architects Dina Haddadin and Rasem Kamal have teamed up to create the Nomad Pavilion, an innovative structure that serves as both a desert shelter …

Water

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Some madman built a Mario Kart clone in pure CSS

Historically, CSS has been used for one thing: decorating webpages. But later versions of the stylesheet language have added extra bells and whistles, allowing developers to do more ambitious (and, dare I say, bonkers) things.<p>Case in point: London-based developer Stephen Cook built a barebones …

Mario Kart

$12 is all it takes to completely transform the viewing experience on any TV

Whether you have a $400 television or a $4,000 television, your viewing experience isn’t anywhere near as good as it can be. No, we’re not talking …

Remote Controls

These tiny 'guardians' are helping protect the world's forests

Illegal logging accounts for up to 90 percent of deforestation — and there’s never been a good way to stop it.<p>Like other protected forests around the world, Tambopata National Reserve in southeastern Peru is under constant threat from illegal logging. But with limited resources and just a handful …

Biodiversity

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

This tiny cabin in Australia lets you go off-grid in style

For those looking to get back to nature, this tiny cabin in rural Australia provides a picturesque retreat without sacrificing comfort or style. …

Off-grid

Amazon’s big one-day Philips Hue sale has the best prices we’ve seen in a long time

Philips Hue makes the best connected lighting products out there, but they’re also some of the most expensive connected lighting products out there. …

Smart Homes

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management