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Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid …

Tutorials

The Boosted Electric Skateboard Is Better Than Just Fun—It's Useful

And every ride puts a smile on your face.<p>Riding an electric powered skateboard has been a dream of mine since 7th grade. So when I saw Casey Neistat cruising through New York so effortlessly on his Boosted Board, I knew I had to try it.<p>I have little interest in riding a hoverboard unless it's like …

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Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city

Patents don't mean anything right up until the moment that they mean everything, so take it as read that none of this could happen. Amazon has, however, registered a patent for a concept that it's calling a "Multi-Level Fulfillment Center for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles." Which is a fancy way of …

These 4 Social Media Tips Will Save Your Small Business from Failing

Adopt a future-proof social media strategy and protect your business from failure.<p>The online world is rapidly changing. Innovation that was a dream only a short time ago is now reality. As a startup or small business, ensuring that the wave of change doesn't pull you under is more important than …

Small Business

Do meditation apps really work?

Headspace CEO Rich Pierson argues that meditating is the new jogging on the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>It’s easy to think that our phones and all the addictive apps on them are making us more stressed. But hundreds of apps are rowing in the opposite direction — trying to help us relax.<p>…

Meditation

10 of the best places to have an outdoor adventure in Canada

From sports to wildlife, these are experiences of a lifetime<p>Go on a new journey and explore 10 great outdoor experiences across Canada. From the west …

Canada

The best summer vacation spot in every state

You don't need to go far to have an epic summer vacation.<p>Sure, Europe is nice, but travelers often forget how many wonderful places are located right here in the United States.<p>From local gems to world-famous spots, we've found the best summer vacation destination in every state.

National Parks

New 'responsive' Google Font can shapeshift to match any design

Google Fonts is getting more customizable and interactive. The company has updated its collection with its very first ‘parametric’ font – a new typographic technology that makes it easy for designers to tweak and modify the format of virtually any typeface.<p>Developed in collaboration between …

Typography

26 Sizzling Photos to Start Your Summer

Things are starting to heat up as the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest comes to a fiery finish.<p>Most of us crave heat–whether it's in the form of food, weather, or energy. It can rejuvenate our minds or charge our bodies to take action. We travel to hot climates for …

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Self-driving shuttles are coming to the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is a hotbed for self-driving car research, so it stands to reason that students and faculty should use self-driving vehicles to get around, right? The university clearly thinks so. Mcity (the university's public-private partnership) is launching a free driverless shuttle …

Transportation

Learn the Basics of Music Theory With This Interactive Tutorial

As a fan of music, I’d love to learn how to make a song. Devoting time to learning music theory, however, isn’t exactly on my list of priorities. …

Cool Stuff

Caltech's 'lensless camera' could make our phones truly flat

Even as our phones get thinner, there's one spot that keeps sticking out: the camera lens. Taking good pictures and being able to focus at multiple distances requires a layer of glass that's a certain size, but there's really no getting around it -- or is there? Researchers at Caltech have devised …

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This Ethereum flash crash shows how cryptocurrency markets are super risky

The cryptocurrency market for Ethereum plummeted late Wednesday. This wasn't a quick dip, but a flash crash that sent the price from $317 to a low of $0.10 in a matter of seconds.<p>Some people saw thousands of dollars in value disappear.<p>Things are back to normal, sort of. The price of ether, the …

Cryptocurrency

The Luxurious Guide to National Parks

Visiting the major national parks is a rite of passage for every American kid—but what if your family’s not the type to pack up the tent and cooler …

National Parks

New Evidence Suggests That Our Solar System Has 10 Planets

Ten Strong<p>The Solar System hasn’t been the same since Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, and all bets have been off since this …

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Genetics

IT'S WAR: Walmart is telling vendors to stop using Amazon's cloud

Walmart has issued a warning to tech companies it does business with: don't use Amazon's cloud services.<p>Amazon has quickly emerged as the dominant player in cloud-based storage and computing power with its Amazon Web Services program.<p>Now, Walmart is turning up the heat as it aggressively invests in …

Amazon Web Services

4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

This curated column is authored by self improvement expert Emmaly Beck<p>I’ve been going through a spiritual awakening. I am remembering my own power …

Mindfulness

Aware on Flipboard

By Jim Carey | Dancing With Enlightenment<p>Diving deep into the world of emergent gravity<p>Getting rid of dark matter would be a big ordeal, so we talk …

New Android malware Xavier quietly steals your data

Trend Micro has discovered a new Trojan malware that is pretty nasty. The security analysts identified the malware as “ANDROIDOS_XAVIER.AXM” or …

2017 Maui Film Festival Complete Lineup

Entering its eighteenth year of cinema-under-the-stars, the 2017 Maui Film Festival announced its full lineup of honorees, screenings and special …

Hawaii

Island Air Partners with H.I.S. for Affordable Island Hopping

Island Air today announced a new partnership with H.I.S. Hawaiʻi with offers for inter-island flight and hotel packages starting as low as $99 per …

Maui

28 on Maui to Earn Eagle Scout Rank

This year, 28 Maui County Scouts have earned the rank of Eagle with projects ranging from school construction and renovations, health clinics and …

Maui

7 Healthy Habits That Really Aren't So Healthy at All

You think you're being healthy when you do these things. Doctors totally disagree.<p>One year butter will kill you and margarine is better. The next it's the other way around. One article claims running will destroy your joints. A second trumpets the news that it strengthens your bones. And all the …

Nutrition

Martin Gonzalez's Hypnotic Black and White Seascapes

<i>All images by Martin Gonzalez. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Martin Gonzalez describes himself as a “regular dude with a camera.” He works during …

The Eerie Alignment of Ancient Giant Galaxies

New research using Hubble shows these massive, bright objects aligned with their surroundings as far back as 10 billion years ago.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope is the closest thing humanity has to a time machine. It captures light that left galaxies billions of years ago, photographing the cosmos as …

Universe

The United States’ Most Mystical Places to Visit

Some places have a certain energy: You feel it the moment you arrive—or, in some cases, the moment you even begin to <i>think</i> about visiting. And while some of those places—like Machu Picchu, Easter Island, or the temples of Tibet—are known worldwide as destinations where spiritual seekers, vortex …

Pacific Northwest

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

Mindfulness

Facebook’s Safety Check is a stress-inducing flip of social norms

Facebook’s Safety Check feature was activated today, following news that a fire had engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in West London. At least six people are reported to have died in the blaze, with police expecting the death toll to rise. The Grenfell tower contains 120 flats.<p>Clearly this is a …

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