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Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

WATCH: Satellite, Space Junk OR A UFO?

The debris from the satellite sails across the sky like a lightning ball. It's amazing to capture this kind of pics. When I saw this video for the …

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S

A breakout hit made with an $8 app<p><i>Tangerine</i>, a breakout hit from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises. There’s the subject matter: transgender prostitutes working in a not-so glamorous part of Hollywood. And there are the characters: flinty, funny, nobody’s victim. But the story …

On the Red Couch with Roald Dahl’s Grandson Luke Kelly

<i>Whether you’re 50 or 15, there’s a good chance Roald Dahl influenced your childhood in some way. The prolific British author penned 17 hugely popular</i> …

How to Read Faster and Retain More

Hey, sorry to interrupt…<p>I know you were reading that and getting all into it, but I’ve got to stop you here for a second. Because you seem to have …

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Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Officials accused over neglect of South Africa’s Vredefort Dome

It witnessed the biggest bang in the history of the world. The Vredefort Dome in South Africa marks the spot where, 2bn years ago, a meteorite around 10km (6 miles) in diameter smashed into the earth. The cataclysmic event, some scientists believe, changed the course of evolution.<p>Yet far from …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in September of 2010, the Apple TV has …

Tip of the Day: Unlock Your iPhone by Writing Your Passcode With Your Finger

Apple’s VoiceOver feature is designed for those who are visually impaired. When the feature is turned on, a voice will let users know what is on the screen and allow them to navigate their iDevice. However, VoiceOver can also be used by anyone to unlock their iPhones by drawing their passcodes with …

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10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Older viewers also abandoning TV in favor of phone, computer

People in the U.S. are watching more digital video as traditional TV viewing declines, and it's not just young people driving the trend, according to a new report from Nielsen.<p>The measurement firm said Wednesday that the amount of time spent watching video on computers and smartphones each day …

Advanced Lighting Tips That'll Help You Pull the Perfect Chroma Key

When working with green screen, lighting is everything. (Almost)<p>The basics of pulling off a good chroma key are pretty straightforward: light evenly, …

What to do once the screenplay is written

<b></b><b>1. Pat yourself on the back</b><p>Have a nap. Brew yourself a cup of tea. Put your feet up. Now is the time to bask in your productive glory. You’ve …

The One Simple Question That Leads To Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you encounter a problem or frustrating situation, what questions do you ask yourself?<p>I used to ask the following:<p>Why am I so unlucky?<br>• Who can I …

The One Thing You Should Know About How To Deeply Connect With Anyone

By Michael Simmons,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1viAOEa<p>August 27, 2000 was one of the most important days of my life.<p>I was loving my newfound …

Tired of the Wilhelm Scream? Learn the Basics of Foley & Sound Design

So, you've recorded some sound on location. You've got the dialog, and even some ADR. Now it's time to add -- essentially everything else.<p>Unless shot …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

Incredible Solar Flare Video Captured by NASA Spacecraft

A NASA satellite charged with staring at the sun captured an incredible view of a powerful solar flare on Thursday (Oct. 2).<p>The space agency's Solar …

The Oldest Known Star in the Universe

Astronomers have found the oldest star in the Universe. Well, <i>kinda</i>. It’s the oldest one we know of. At least the oldest one we know of for which an …

Picture of sunspot 1302 I took a few years ago.

Stunning drone footage: Iceland volcano eruption seen from sky

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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

A Spectacular New Martian Impact Crater - A dramatic, fresh…

A Spectacular New Martian Impact Crater - A dramatic, fresh impact crater dominates this image taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013. Researchers used HiRISE to examine this site because the orbiter's Context Camera had revealed a change in appearance here between observations in July 2010 and May 2012, bracketing the formation of the crater between those observations.<p>The crater spans approximately 100 feet …

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New Interactive Panorama Shows Curiosity's View from the Dingo Gap Sand Dune

“Red Rover, Red Rover, I’m looking right over… this sand dune on Mars,” said the Curiosity rover on Twitter, as well as quoting photographer Ansel …

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