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Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, NPR Music asks DJs from public radio stations across the country for the songs they're spinning on repeat. These can be new releases, favorites from local artists and everything in between.<p>This month's playlist includes a new track from an up and coming Austin artist, an upbeat song …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Blockchain to blockchains: Broad adoption and integration enter the realm of the possible

Now that everyone is getting comfortable with blockchain platforms, what’s next? Companies should look to standardize the technology, talent, and …

Inside One of America’s Last Pencil Factories

A pencil is a little wonder-wand: a stick of wood that traces the tiniest motions of your hand as it moves across a surface. I am using one now, making weird little loops and slashes to write these words. As a tool, it is admirably sensitive. The lines it makes can be fat or thin, screams or …

Why Are There 5,280 Feet in a Mile?

Why are there 5,280 feet in a mile, and why are nautical miles different from the statute miles we use on land? Why do we buy milk and gasoline by …

One-on-one meetings are underrated, whereas group meetings waste time

I have had good results with a style of management where I mostly have one-on-one meetings. These meetings can be just 15 minutes, or maybe 30 if …

How to access the Dark Web, where all sorts of illegal stuff goes down online

The Dark Web was created by online activists who were trying to share content using the most private methods. Without a doubt, there are a bunch of places in this bizarre grove of the web that people should avoid at all costs.<p>But it's quite easy for people to access and is also a good lesson in how …

Mobile forensics company assisting FBI effectively argues that forcing Apple to create ‘GovtOS’ wouldn’t stand up in court

Cellebrite, the mobile forensics company reportedly assisting the FBI to extract data from the iPhone in the San Bernardino case, has written a white paper noting that extracting the data is only part of the challenge. If law enforcement agencies are to be able to obtain convictions on the basis of …

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

documenting

I Make Photos of Dogs Being Humans

My name is Tracy Willis, and I’m a newborn photographer and digital artist based in Dorset, UK. For my personal project titled “Animal Antics,” I …

Photography

Harvard Business Review

Yes, Your Phone Can Help You Build Better Habits<p>We often blame our phones for our worst habits, from multitasking to poor spelling. But our phones can just as easily help us build better habits, by triggering a desired behavior. Start by considering when and where you want the habit to happen. For …

Health Care

This photographer creates amazing imaginary worlds out of everyday food items

The Seattle based photographer is the mastermind behind "Big Appetites," a photo series and book that combines miniature human figures with foods to create life-like scenes.<p>From a man pushing a snowblower through piles of powdered donuts to a family camping trip under a broccoli forrest, Boffoli's …

Miniature

Hilarious Animation Imagines Old Star Wars Characters Meeting New Star Wars Characters

Did you see the new <i>Star Wars</i> yet? Of course you did. You probably watched it twice (and if you didn’t watch it yet, stop reading). It was great, …

The week's best photojournalism

A man falls into the icy waters of a lake as part of celebrations for Orthodox Epiphany in Minsk, Belarus. | (<i>REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko</i>)<p>A man rides a …

Photo highlights of the day: the Trump campaign and a hungry pelican

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including Trump on the trail, and a peckish pelican

Stunning ice rainbow created by throwing thermos of tea in the air at -35C temperatures of Canada’s high Arctic

• <b>Michael Davies shot photo of his friend throwing a thermos of tea in the air</b>• <b><br>They live in the</b> <b>remote fly-in hamlet of Pangnirtung in Canada's high</b> …

A former special-operations doctor explains why he would rather be shot with an AK-47 than an M4

To understand why, it's important to first take a very basic look at the physics behind terminal ballistics.<p>In this case, consider the science of what happens when a penetrating missile enters a human body.<p>The first place to start is the following kinetic-energy equation:<p><b>KE = ½ M (V1-V2)2</b><p>Breaking …

A big political battle over Dodd-Frank financial reforms is coming in 2016

Forgive and forget. Or just pretend that banks' greedy and reckless behavior never happened.<p>That seems to be the sentiment behind what's certain to be one of the biggest political battles in 2016: whether we should roll back financial reforms put in place after the financial meltdown that nearly …

Finance

The Formidable, Fragile Beauty of Warming Landscapes

Fernando Moleres’s project ‘Melting Landscapes’ reduces the Arctic region’s vast vistas—towering icebergs, massive glaciers, snow-swept ice sheets—to their most minimal elements. The biggest challenge was having enough cloudy, gray days to achieve just the right look.<p>“I didn’t want to emphasize …

Rhine River photos from a different angle | CNN Travel

Reflections: Portraits of the Elderly as They Once Were

My eye recently got pulled towards "Reflections". A photo series by Tom Hussey, where he portrays the elderly as they reflect on their younger selves …

Young and Old: Incredible Retakes of Past Portrait Photos

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Sander Koot came up with the “Back From the Future” concept in a photography class. The whole idea was to take an old photograph and try …

Winners of the 2015 Urban Photography Competition Shine a Light on Diverse Urban Life Around the World

The 2015 CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year Competition recently released their selection of winning and honourably mentioned images that celebrate the diversity of urban life. With 21,000 stunning entries from over 113 different countries, the annual competition, in its 9th year of development, …

Natural Landscapes Monday: Sunrise at Dead Horse Point

Dead Horse Point is a State Park in southern Utah, tucked in between the more famous Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. While it can’t compete in …

Winners of Weather.com's 2015 It's Amazing Out There Photo Contest

The winners of the 2015 It's Amazing Out There Photo Contest have just been announced! Hosted by weather.com, the second annual competition received over 40,000 submissions from amateur and professional photographers around the world. These incredible weather, nature, and adventure shots were …

Readers' photography competition: August - coast

For this month’s competition you sent some fantastic coastal scenes, from Arctic cliffs in the midnight sun to a shimmering sea under blue skies. Scroll down to see the winner, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Each monthly winner will have their shot mounted by Point 101 and displayed in an …

Blueberry Buckle

8 Servings<p>Like a glorified, oversized blueberry muffin. Earn extra points by using Maine’s wild blueberries and offering vanilla ice cream on the side.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Topping<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1/4 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher …