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Vox Thinks Lens Distortion From Selfies Are to Blame for Nose Job Trend

A photographer will know exactly what lens distortion you’ll experience with a wide angle lens up close. Does the general public?<p>Why is 85mm …

Framing

10 Apps For Making Totally Unique Videos | Moment

How-To<p>10 Apps For Making Totally Unique Videos<p>Words +<p>Videos<p>| Ani Acopian<p>February 08, 2018<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>Hey, I’m Ani, and I make a lot of …

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now

Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid robot Atlas hopping and doing backflips. It's the second time this week the company has teased an updated robot.

Robotics

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

The 16 best travel apps for planning your next vacation

When it comes to traveling, the days of wrestling with massive paper maps and stuffing your fanny pack full of local museum brochures are long gone. …

Apps

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Medical school can be brutal, and it’s making many of us suicidal

In August, a medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York jumped out of an eighth-story window to her death.<p>Stories like this are too common among budding doctors across the United States. In May, a medical student at the University of Southern California took his own …

Mental Health

Six! puzzle game generates 2 million downloads in a week

Gram Games, the Turkish company that has specialized in hit puzzle titles for smartphones and tablets, has had its games downloaded more than 75 million times. And now the company can add 2 million more downloads to that list, thanks to the launch of the Six! mobile game on iOS.<p>In a little more …

These Fancy Pens Are Perfect for Design Nerds

Pssst. Wanna know something? Chances are you’re writing things down—like, by hand!—more than you even realize. Consider ponying up for a step-up pen. Especially if you enjoy owning dope stuff.<p>Think back to the last time you used a pen. Go ahead. I'll wait. It might’ve been when you picked up the …

Paperless Office

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science | Women's Health

<i>Trying to get flat abs? If you've got a dumbbell on hand, you can do some of these moves:</i><p>Visceral fat is not only a pain in the butt, it’s also extra unhealthy, since it’s located in the abdominal cavity and surrounds several important organs. So, researchers looked into how certain types of …

There’s no space for today’s young Einsteins

The gravitational waves theorist saw physics as no one else did, but if he was around today his time would be spent chasing grants or tenures<p>The discovery of gravitational waves has been hailed as yet another vindication of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, unveiled a century ago. …

Physics

This wearable chair from Japan helps surgeons through long hours of surgery

<i>(The Bridge) –</i> As IT industry workers normally work facing to desktops or laptops, more than a few of them are willing to use items like a standing desk to avoid sitting at work for all day. While there are many jobs that let people work while standing, one of the hardest is probably surgical …

Want to Innovate Like Steve Jobs? Always Do This | Inc.com

What does it take to be truly innovative? Maybe not what you think. A lot of people believe you have to come up with something that the world has never seen before. And some innovation does indeed come from creating entirely new concepts. Electric lighting, for example.<p>But a lot more innovation, …

Innovation

Tesla Autopilot tried to kill me!

Today is a blue moon: What does that really mean, anyway?

Today, people the world over are learning the origins of the expression “once in a blue moon.”<p>That’s because the second full moon in a month, known as a “blue moon,” will be appearing in the Americas this evening (a little after 8pm ET, although technically it already revealed itself at 6:43am …

Astronomy

How Greece Became European

The troubled relationship between modern Greeks and their neighbors to the north and west—sometime admirers, sometime lenders, sometime detractors—helps explain today’s crisis.<p>Greece is the cradle of European civilization, but is it even in Europe?<p>The answer might seem obvious: The country is on …

Europe

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

The Science Of 'Interstellar' And How NASA Discovers Potentially Habitable Exoplanets

“Interstellar,” the latest blockbuster film by Christopher Nolan that opened Friday, is a science-fiction movie set in the near future when humanity …

OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Artist Mixes Photo and Illustration to Create Surreal Self-Portraits

Is it still a selfie if you drew half of it?<p>Straight from the realm of "I will never be able to do something this cool" comes the work of Sébastien …

Turkey's Black Sea Region: Where Acts of Kindness Aren't Random, But an Everday Reality

"Bu lezzetli!"<p>Learn this phrase if you're heading to the Black Sea Region of Turkey. It means "this is delicious" and, I guarantee, you will use it more than "Hello!" "My name is_____" and "Where is the bathroom?"<p>Cuisine, throughout Turkey, is a point of deep pride and, particularly in the Black …

Black Sea