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California is about to explode with a spectacular wildflower display

California's parched, drought-stricken landscape was soaked this winter by ceaseless storms, creating the perfect conditions for a spectacular floral display.<p>In coming weeks, wildflowers will bloom in colorful profusion, carpeting the state's undulating hills and grassy valleys, especially in …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

Galaxy S4

FYI: Why Do Old People Get So Hairy?

Scientists explain what causes hair to grow everywhere but the head as we age.<p>You've seen it at the local pool, at the beach, or even on your own grandpa. Old grizzled men with enough back hair to knit an afghan. Rampant tufts of hair springing out of dark nasal and ear cavities and eyebrows that …

Meet the Model: Kate Upton

It's been a whirlwind three years for <b>Kate Upton.</b> She first gained prominence in 2011 by posing for the 2011 SI Swimsuit issue. A year later, at just …

Throwback Thursday: Bar Refaeli

**************<p>We generally reserve Throwback Thursday for SI legends - <b>Heidi Klum</b>, <b>Christie Brinkley</b> and <b>Vendela Kirsebom</b> to name a few - but today …

Throwback Thursday: Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson is a swimsuit legend. The Australian model first appeared in the magazine in 1985 and made nine total appearances in the Swimsuit …

Chrissy Teigen = Social Media Genius

​<p><b>AS THE</b> world's biggest stars mingled at last night's Met Gala, <b>Chrissy Teigen</b> and <b>John Legend</b> hung out at home and had way too much fun poking fun at …

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Feather pigments hint at stem cell ‘fates’ - Futurity

USC (US) — To understand how stem cells turn into certain tissue patterns and shapes, …

PayPal exec aims to “obliterate passwords from the face of the planet”

Forget passwords—let your phone scan your fingerprints or eyes.<p>PayPal's top security official is on a quest to kill passwords.<p>"Our intention is to …