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Too smart, too successful: Mongolia’s superwomen struggle to find husbands

Highly educated women far outnumber men in the capital – making it difficult for them to find a partner<p>At the UB comedy club at the back of a bar in central Ulaanbaatar, the audience is overwhelmingly female. Groups of smartly dressed women, just out of the office, sip from bottles of beer while …

Mongolia

This Raspberry Pi hacker bundle helps you explore the Internet of Things

popsci shop<p>Go from zero to hero with four courses for $19.<p>So, you’ve bought yourself a Raspberry Pi. Now what? If you want to experiment but have no idea where to start, the Complete Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle is here to help. The bundle includes four courses covering all the basics and a lot more. …

Raspberry Pi

8 UX Advice For Beginners UX Designers (From My Experience)

<i>“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.” ― Albert Einstein</i><p>I read a lot about UX before getting my first UX Designer job, I was …

UX Design

‘Recycling isn't good enough,’ says pioneer behind plastic revolution

I was told by the BBC that I’d never be hired as anything higher than producer because I was an older woman,” says Jo Ruxton, director of feature-film, <i>Plastic Oceans</i> - which has been described by David Attenborough as “the most important film of our generation” - founder of the Plastic Oceans …

Marine Conservation

The beginner’s guide to backpacking gear

Summer has arrived and with it, the inevitable urge to get out into the wilderness. One of the burning questions many weekend warriors tend to ask …

Backpacking

How to Design a Logo You Love—With Less Stress

When most people think of a brand, they think of a logo. A brand is much more than that, but a logo is certainly one of the most prominent pieces of …

Graphic Design

The Inca Left Behind a Strange, 3D Code That Scientists Still Can't Figure Out

They communicated in multiple dimensions.<p>The Inca Empire (1400-1532 CE) is one of few ancient civilisations that speaks to us in multiple dimensions. …

Inventor says Google is patenting work he put in the public domain

Creator of a breakthrough compression algorithm fights to keep it patent-free.<p>When Jarek Duda invented an important new compression technique called …

Patents

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Anthony Bourdain

How to Edit a PDF

PDFs can be a serious pain to edit if you don't have the right tools. Here's what you need.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Not safe for work... or is it? The complicated history of nudes in graphic design

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nudity is everywhere, but in some places it is a bigger taboo than others. This is the idea on which Mirko Ilić has based "Head to Toe," a new book exploring nudity in graphic design.<p>"I noticed there were hundreds of books about nudity in art, in photography -- in everything but graphic …

Graphic Design

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

Beyond the Great Pyramid: 5 Lesser-Known Pyramids That Shaped Our Understanding of Ancient Egypt - ExtremeTech

By on May 3, 2018 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The Great Pyramid at Giza, and its …

Watch: How To Pair Typefaces So Your Texts Don’t Look Like Ransom Letters

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Video screenshot via The Web Designer<br>With the multiple troves of typefaces available on the internet, …

Artistic cycling is shining on Instagram thanks to young athletes

Artistic cycling is like gymnastics on bikes. It's not a very well-known sport but it retains a dedicated following in Europe, in particular …

This Is the App That’s Converting Architects Over to Apple

Technology has changed the way many architects work. Portable touchscreen devices, along with the latest software applications, have streamlined the …

Inside the Final Days of Robin Williams

New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff details the beloved star’s heartbreaking decline in this exclusive excerpt from Robin, his new biography.<p><i>Robin Williams’s August 2014 suicide was devastating to those who knew him best—and it also came at the end of a long and difficult decline, as this excerpt</i> …

The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 73. Or 67

A crisis of cosmic proportions is brewing: the universe is expanding 9% faster than it ought to be and scientists are not sure why.<p>The latest, most precise, estimate of the universe’s current rate of expansion - a value known as the Hubble constant - comes from observations by the European Space …

Universe

7 Things You Can Do With An Animated Explainer Video

For most people, <i>animated explainer video</i> has a pretty narrow definition. It’s a video that lives on your home page, and tells attention-deficient …

Linux for Beginners is now available as a FREE Kindle eBook via Amazon

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers <i>Linux for Beginners</i><i>: An Introduction to the Linux Operating System and Command Line</i> for <b>FREE</b>. For comparison, it …

How to Create Amazing Videos With Your Drone - ExtremeTech

By on March 2, 2018 at 8:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Drones offer a simple and unique way …

Mystery over Harper Lee's life and legacy deepens as court unseals will

The intrigue surrounding American novelist Harper Lee has deepened two years after her death, as the unsealing of her will revealed that her assets have been placed into a secret trust run by her long-term lawyer.<p>Lee, who died aged 89 in February 2016, lived quietly at the home she shared with her …

A model slammed a Photoshopped picture of herself on Instagram to make a powerful point about comparing yourself to others

Iskra Lawrence took to Instagram on Tuesday to share yet another body-positive message with her followers.<p>The model, 27, posted a photo of herself attending The Blonds' show during New York Fashion Week earlier this February. The picture, as Lawrence revealed, was taken by an unnamed photographer …

14 Mobile Apps to Create Branded Visuals

Do you create visual images with your smartphone or tablet? Looking for tools to brand your images and video on the go? In this article, you’ll …

Learn how to stop procrastinating once and for all

Procrastination affects us all. According to a recent study by Voucher Cloud, an average employee only works about three hours out of the required …

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

A Brief Introduction To Adobe Photoshop

Like it’s sister program Lightroom, Photoshop can be an incredibly daunting program for newcomers to photography.<p>And, as with Lightroom, Photoshop is …

How to Use Instagram Story Highlights for Business

Do you want more value from your Instagram stories? Interested in repurposing stories content on your Instagram profile? Instagram’s Highlights …

Google’s new photography apps give your photos and videos a quirky touch

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …