griffyn79

393 Flips | 20 Magazines | 70 Likes | 4 Following | 1 Follower | @griffyn79 | Keep up with griffyn79 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “griffyn79”

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

360° Dive into a Black Hole — NOVA Next | PBS

If you jumped into a black hole, not even the strongest rope could keep you from plunging into its depths toward singularity. Your plunge would be as …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

10 fantastic new web design tools for March 2018

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of learning that’s required to keep up with new web technologies these days, the good news is there are …

UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Shekh Al Raihan, Shahidul Islam Shishir and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration. We are focusing on cool animations, layout designs, …

UI Design

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Donald Trump

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Typography

25 Simple WordPress Themes for Basic and Quick Websites

If you’re not quite sure of the way your personal or business blog should look like, then choosing a simple and clean template is always the …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

FCC approves first wireless 'power-at-a-distance' charging system

Charging your mobile device wirelessly is certainly less of a hassle than plugging it in, but still requires the device be in physical contact with its station to actually work. That's about to change now that the Federal Communications Commission has approved the first wireless charger that works …

Tech Trends

This Italian Family Feels No Pain, And Scientists Finally Understand Why

A real-life superpower.<p>Scientists have identified a mysterious genetic mutation that effectively negates the sensation of pain, enabling people with …

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Houseplants

The man behind some of America's most recognisable logos, Ivan Chermayeff, has died

Ivan Chermayeff mightn't have been a household name, but his work certainly was.<p>Born in London, the American graphic designer died on Saturday, aged …

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Tutorials

How to build a Progressive Web App

Mobile now accounts for over half the web's traffic, and web applications enable users to do things in the browser that rival native apps, but …

Gut bacteria found to have a role in both PTSD and Alzheimer's disease

One of the biggest new areas of medical research in the 21st century is the investigation into the holistic effect of the gut microbiome on the human …

Michelin wants to reinvent the wheel for the driverless age

Airless, indestructible, and 3D-printed from orange zest (among other biomaterials)<p>They’re completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, recently unveiled a …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

Forty years on, Voyager still hurtles through space

MIAMI-Forty years ago, NASA rocket scientists sought to answer this question by launching the Voyager spacecraft, twin unmanned spaceships that would …

Best iOS Apps for Learning How to Code

One of the most powerful skills that can be acquired in an era of electronic and technological change is the ability to code various programs. While …

How to Take Better Photos in Dark Places

Darkness is the enemy of photography, but—being a horror fan—I wanted to learn how to shoot photos in spooky places with very low light. I reached …

Mobile Photography

Ghost, the open source blogging system, is ready for prime time

Four long years ago John O’Nolan released a content management system for bloggers that was as elegant as it was spooky. Called Ghost, the original app was a promising Kickstarter product with little pizzazz. Now the app is ready to take on your toughest blogs.<p>O’Nolan just released version 1.0 of …

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Stem Cells

Dallas doctor finds the root of balding and graying hair and is working on treatment

When the mice went gray and bald, the doctor knew he was onto something.<p>For more than 10 years, Dr. Lu Le had studied cells and genes, hoping to …

Entire checkout flow of a theatre event booking, with Headout PWA

Attention, I don’t work for Headout, this is just a side project, an attempt to redesign the checkout flow of a theatre event booking app, …

Watch: Researchers Showcase Impressive New Bar for Real-time Digital Human Rendering in VR

A broad team of graphics researchers, universities, and technology companies are showcasing the latest research into digital human representation in …

Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

Walt Disney Company