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In Fish Brains, A Clue To Why We Talk With Our Hands

In fish, the part of the brain that controls the pectoral muscles also controls the muscles required for producing sound, researchers have found.<p>We use hand gestures almost without thinking--even while talking on the phone, despite that the person on the other end can't see our wild gesticulations. …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

Sars-like illness kills man in London

A man infected with a Sars-like respiratory illness has died in London, officials say.<p>The Qatari man, who was being treated in an intensive care unit …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Photography Tips

Beneath the Waves

Online Shopping Can End Up Being Good For Brick And Mortar Stores

Shopping online makes it easy for customers to find exactly what they want without scouring store shelves for elusive gadgets, dishware, or toys.<p>The downside is that customers have to wait several days, and often pay, for delivery. Alternatively, customers who head to an old-fashioned, …

eCommerce

Rupert Murdoch secret tapes: News Corp defends head

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/991000/991972_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524654297_4e61e877b1b467b107247fe0e1cda741<p><b>News Corp has defended chief Rupert Murdoch after a secret recording was released of him criticising the police inquiry into alleged inappropriate payments</b> …

Five continents weren’t enough—Tencent’s WeChat is going to Africa

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Tencent, China’s biggest Internet company, may hail from the most populous country on the planet, but that hasn’t stopped it from aggressively expanding into new markets. WeChat, its two-year-old social networking app, just went from 50 million users to 70 million …

China

Open Book Chair by TILT

TILT, who brought you the collaborative furniture we recently posted about called Quiet and Call, has also released another chair as part of that …

Furniture

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Stunning SongJiang Hotel Project Takes Advantage of Abandoned Water-Filled Quarry

<b>SongJiang Hotel concept</b> is pretty stunning project, it’s been won by Atkins as part of an international design competition to design a 5-star resort …

Café

Woodpile BBQ Brisket

Living in a city like NYC it's often easier to eat out than spend the time and energy cooking. And, for some of us, the most gourmet meal we're qualified to cook is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. For those of you wishing to cook up a proper feast for a special occasion, check out Texas' …

Ken Baird obituary

My father, Ken Baird, who has died aged 82, was an internationally acknowledged documentary photographer. His work included a study, begun in the …

Using Colour Boldly

In my previous article I explored some of the ways that you can use two contrasting colours, orange and blue, that appear in nature to create …

What Inspires a Photography Legend?

Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most well-known names in photography. Many may be familiar with his work, but not all may be familiar with his …

Fine Art Photographer Martin Stranka and His Incredible Images

Martin Stranka is a professional photographer from the Czech Republic, born in April 13, 1984. He is self taught with a distinct vision of …