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Get ready – 5G will create waves of innovation that disrupt every industry

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

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Researchers identify gatekeeper neurons that control pain and itch

New research provides direct evidence for an influential model of pain first proposed in 1965.<p>During the 1960s, neuroscientists Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall proposed an influential new theory of pain. At the time, researchers were struggling to explain the phenomenon. Some believed that specific …

3 Ways to Plant Amaryllis

A lovely amaryllis in bloom is a sure sign that the holiday season is in full swing. By planting in November, you can ensure gorgeous flowers come …

A Propagating Project

With winter fast approaching, we have been very busy at the farm finding winter homes for all the cold-sensitive plants. Every fall, gardeners in …

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Since its initial release, Aperture has evolved from an image management program to a powerful catalogue and image manipulation program for Mac …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need

It's up to you whether you want to claim this as your own 'secret formula.' We won't tell.<p>Let us make one thing perfectly, perfectly clear: the house-made buttermilk dressing you may have been served at your last family-style, farm-to-table meal, over locally grown baby lettuces and herbs was ranch …

Flipboard Magazines Can Now Be Enjoyed on the Web

Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Since the launch of Flipboard 2.0, more than 2 million magazines have been made about every topic imaginable, from …

Of Neurons And Memories: Inside The 'Secret World Of Sleep'

What happens in our brains while we're asleep? That's one question neuroscientist Penelope Lewis is trying to answer. She directs the Sleep and Memory Lab at the University of Manchester in England. Her new book is <i>The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest</i>.<p>Lewis joins</i> …

Breathtaking Landscape Photography by Miles Morgan

Moments of Breathtaking Beauty.<p>Wow, look at these stunning photos! I would immediately pack my bags and travel to the most remote places on earth. …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

$67M doled out to those aiding others navigate health care

<i>This story was originally published Aug. 15, 2013.</i><p>TAMPA — The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $67 million in grants to 105 navigators, or groups of people who will help uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance beginning in October.<p>HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius …

How to Make Easy Pink Lemonade - The Easiest Way

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

Nature's Architects

Sharon Beals’ longterm project documenting bird nests will be exhibited at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. August 26, 2013 …

Use This Simple ‘Drop Test’ to See if Your Batteries Are Juiced

Even though most camera bodies these days use some sort of Lithium-ion battery, chances are there’s still some gear in your bag that still runs off …