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Scientists unearth 1st direct evidence of 1st Americans

Genetic analysis of DNA of an infant found at an Alaskan archaeological site is evidence of a previously unknown population of ancient people in …

Artist Transforms Driftwood Into Fantastical Sculptures That Look Like Spirits of Nature

Artist Debra Bernier creates fanciful sculptures from the nature that surrounds her in Victoria, Canada. Working with driftwood, Bernier studies the shape and form of each piece, carefully carving out or adding to the natural material to form these delicate, feminine figures. “When I work with …

Art

How to put your mind to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed<p><b>9:00</b>: Be in bed<p><b>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping<p><b>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping<p><b>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why …

Extreme Sports

The last mermaids of Japan

The Ama are Japan’s last population of female shell divers. But with their way of life and culture increasingly under threat, could this be the end of an age-old tradition?<p>Kimiyo Hayashi sat warming herself by the fire pit inside a salt-licked, weatherboard hut on Japan’s Ago Bay. The air outside …

Japan

Test Driving Drift Compass, A Small But Powerful Wearable Camera

Taking excellent footage on a camera doesn’t have to be a hands-on affair any longer.<p>You May Also Like<p>Pleasant Holidays and Journese Expand Airport …

Magnetism

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Better Sleep

Basically everyone I know is knackered, me included. But I didn’t imagine that there could be health problems associated with not getting a good …

Explore the Grand Canyon -- by foot, water and air -- in one weekend

Get ready to experience the Grand Canyon in a whole new way. A new tour combines whitewater rafting, a helicopter ride and a walk on the glass Skywalk bridge — all in one weekend.<p>And you won't need to wait for a rafting or camping permit, either.<p>The Walapai Experience on Native American lands …

National Parks

How Synapses are Destroyed in Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

<b>A team of researchers led by UNSW Australia scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of</b> …

Neuroscience

Spooked

What do we learn about science from a controversy in physics?<p>What makes science science? The pious answers are: its ceaseless curiosity in the face of mystery, its keen edge of experimental objectivity, its endless accumulation of new data, and the cool machines it uses. We stare, the scientists …

Stretchable square of rubber doubles as a keyboard

There's a whole branch of science that's dedicated to turning flexible surfaces into sensors that can be used as an artificial substitute for skin. These materials could then be used to give robots a sense of touch, or even to restore feeling for people with artificial prostheses. Researchers at …

This 3-D Printed Haiku Is Invisible Until You Put It In Water

Inspired by the shadows created by water striders, Drzach & Suchy have figured out a way to “paint” words in water shadows.<p>Water striders are a family of insects that are able to transfer their body weight so they can run on top of the water’s surface. Upon seeing them for the first time at the …

Lenovo and Razer are teaming up to make better gaming PCs

Razer is known for its great gaming accessories – and more recently, laptops – but now the company is looking to reach a wider audience thanks to a partnership with Lenovo.<p>The companies today announced a branding partnership, in which some of affordable Lenovo’s gaming-centric desktops and laptops …

Computer Science

Apple Loop: New iPhone 7 Leaks, Tim Cook's Report Card, iPad Pro Frustration

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the iPad Pro’s lack of vision, Tim Cook’s ‘CEO Report Card’, more OLED rumors around the iPhone display, wondering if Apple should buy the rights to ‘NFL Thursday Night Football’, thoughts on the Mac App …

Stevie Wonder

The Next Frontier Is Really Here: 3D Printing And Space Survival

The advent of 3D printing in space enables a gigantic shift in exploration that could lead to much longer-lasting and sustainable missions, according to experts that have described it as a historic moment.<p>Just this week, NASA announced the breakthrough that it had for the first time 3D printed an …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

A bridge in the forest

Sony E-ink Watch Aims To Make Low–Power Screens The Next Big Thing In Fashion Fabric

Almost every tech hardware maker is basically racing smart watches out the door, but Sony is looking at how it can re-invent the basic timekeeping device itself with a new special project that was only just now revealed to be associated with the Japanese electronics giant, despite popping up on a …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

April Bloomfield's English Porridge Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This porridge is just right. Bloomfield calls for equal parts of two styles of …

Breakfast

Cardamom Chai Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> As a drinker of purebred coffees and teas, I was skeptical about chai and its …

Tea

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

Art

18 Super Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

If you love Halloween, but aren’t exactly into wielding a knife to carve out that jack-o’-lantern, you’re in luck. There are <i>tons</i> of great no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there. From using paint to stencils to cut paper, the ideas are almost endless. To get you in the Halloween spirit, we’ve …

Decorations

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Modern Art

With the Nymi wristband, your heart signal is the password

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Bionym<p>What if you could unlock your car door or log into Facebook just by standing nearby? There’s a whole range of …

The 404 1,334: Where no secret is safe (podcast)

Ariel's back on the mixing board as a married man, a mattress made for spooning, Amish hacking, and someone confessed to a murder on PostSecret!<p>Leaked from today's 404 episode:<p>- NPR's weekly innovation: a mattress for uncomfortable cuddlers.<p>- Amish communities aren't anti-tech, they're just more …

Is this the world's thinnest wireless touch surface?

A super-thin prototype touch surface and keyboard shows off the potential for Bluetooth Smart and printable electronics technologies.<p>Typically, adding a keyboard to your mobile device arsenal means adding bulk and energy usage. A prototype touch surface keyboard shows that the near future may bring …

GadgetellSolutions Media

12Feb/18<p>The outdoor goods and apparel retailer has scrapped its legendary unlimited returns policy whereby customers were allowed to return …

Marketing

Pressy

Think of Pressy ($20) as an IFTTT button made just for your Android smartphone — as in, press it once and instantly snap a photo, press it twice and …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …