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10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

25 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Microwaves make everyone’s life a little easier. In fact, if you’re just using yours to heat up your frozen dinners, you’re missing out on a whole …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks

Even as machines known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go champions, dream, paint pictures and …

Deep Learning

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Income Inequality

This Viral Optical Illusion Is Making Everyone on the Internet's Eyes Spin

Move over, blue-black-white-gold dress, there’s a new optical illusion taking over the internet and it’s a real head-scratcher. The illusion was …

The World's Most Beautiful Beach Cities Where You Can Live for Dirt Cheap

More than a few Americans fantasize about picking up their lives and moving to some seaside villa in a country where your rent is less than a car …

All About How to SHARPEN Your Photos in Lightroom

01:34 Starting the Sharpening Workflow for a Landscape Photo <br>04:16 The Power of the Masking Slider <br>07:42 Sharpening a Portrait <br>09:27 Clarity for …

How to Edit Landscape Skies in Lightroom

Have you ever wondered how to bring out the detail in your overexposed sky without ruining the whole image? A problem you may run into taking …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

How to Keep Your Personal Info Off This Creepy Genealogy Website

Here's how to opt out of FamilyTreeNow.com.<p>You've probably never heard of FamilyTreeNow.com — but it likely has a shocking amount of your personal information posted for everyone on the Internet to see. The genealogy website is free to use and all you have to do is type in a person's name and up …

Genealogy

Essential Sushi Etiquette Rules Every Man Should Know

Jiro Ono’s 10-seat sushi restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, is the stuff of legends. Ono is the first sushi chef in the world to receive three Michelin …

Blockchain could soon power stock markets, music sales, and health records — here's how it works

It's a technology conceived by the mysterious creator of bitcoin— the digital currency championed by a motley crew of privacy-obsessed libertarians, social activists, and some criminals.<p>Now the idea of blockchain has gripped Wall Street's biggest institutions.<p>Its enthusiasts think it could change …

The 92 features that make iOS 10 a fine, free upgrade

Hey, guess what? You can upgrade your iPhone to iOS 10 today! 92 new features, yours free!<p>(Free, that is, if you have an iPhone or iPad that can run …

8 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Be Missing Out On

From diapers to camera equipment to jewelry, you can buy just about anything on Amazon and have it delivered to your doorstep in a matter of days—or …

Key tools of Big Data for Transformation: Review & Case Study

Guest blog post by Syed Danish Ali<p><b>Review</b><p>The challenges of big data can be captured succinctly as follows[1],[2]:<p>Volume; ever increasing volume which …

HealthyFoodStar.com

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 …

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

<i>After 18 players died on the field, the president decided it was time to change the game.</i><p>During the late 1870s, American “foot ball” resembled a …

8 Foods You've Been Eating All Wrong

You <i>think</i> you know how to eat an apple, but you're wrong. Back in November 2013, FoodBeast posted a video called “How to Eat an Apple Like a Boss" …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The True Beauty Of Thousands Of Birds In Flight

When birds migrate and take to the sky, they are both in harmony with nature and each other. These sometimes giant flocks, move together as one, …

5 Small Creatures Capable of Causing Massive Amounts of Pain

What these animals lack in size, they make up for in their ability to make you wish you were dead, thanks to their painful bites and stings. …

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Portraits of Dogs, Mid-Shake

In 2011, animal photographer Carli Davidson took a series of dogs portraits, mid-shake. Every dog owner (or unsuspecting passersby) know the <i>shake</i> …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

Letterman flips out after watching Cage the Elephant perform on Late Show

We’ve seen David Letterman flip out before, but this one might just take the cake: In support of their new album, <i>Melophobia</i>, Kentucky rockers Cage …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …