Jeff Hill

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Jiuzhaigou | China (by Allan Oman)

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Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Forebruary is the ingenious wall calendar you'll never have to replace

Reinventing the paper calendar might not immediately strike you as an area fertile with possibility, but that's perhaps why Ilya Birman's Forebruary design is so captivating. Unhappy with having to throw away every year's calendar, Birman has come up with a single sheet of numbers and a …

Too Many Games? Try the Two-Game Rental Challenge

With the Steam Summer Sale on the horizon, it will be easy to fill your game library with titles you might never actually play. With the two-game …

5 Eco-Friendly Cities Built From The Ground Up

From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida<p><b>Lavasa</b> <i><br>Maharashtra, India</i><br>Planned population: 300,000<br>Projected completion date: 2021<br>Lavasa's designers are using biomimicry to transform an arid site in India's Western Ghats into a lush city. Building foundations will store moisture, as trees do, …

Slow Motion X-Ray Footage Reveals the Secrets of Bat Wings

If you happen to see a bat flying around you in real life, it's easy to panic and not see much of anything but a vague blur as you cover your head …

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for …

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Jimmy Fallon asks players to game with their moms, with hilarious results

Gaming with your mom<p><i>Late Night</i> talk show host Jimmy Fallon recently put out a call to viewers to send in videos of themselves playing video games with their moms, and the result is three and a half minutes of hilarity.<p>The clips include mothers experiencing console gaming for the first time ("[The …

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Study: People Are Mean To Their Unattractive Co-Workers

"Hot or Not" as research tool.<p>A study led by an associate management professor at Michigan State University sought to answer the Question of Our Time: are people mean to the less attractive?<p>The study is simple. Very simple. 114 workers at one workplace somewhere in the "southeast" were surveyed to …

Do Your Hobbies Make or Cost You Money?

Everyone has something that they invest their spare time and money on. Some of these hobbies retain their value more than others, though.<p>By their …

Quickly Master Any Skill the Tim Ferriss Way by Learning Out of Order

Tim Ferriss, Mr. 4-Hour-Everything, recently gave this TNW talk clarifying how anyone can master a new skill in just four steps. The "secret sauce" …

Tim Ferriss

Alpha Brain – What’s Wrong with the Supplement Industry

There is an endless stream of supplement products on the market that are of questionable value. They tend to follow a similar pattern: put an …

Fairytale of New Physics | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

I've been sent a few books to read on the subject, and I started last week on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week, discussing the topic with Jim Baggott, …

iOS 7 is the essence of less

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>And if simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.<p>The most powerful man in the room doesn’t need a loud voice. The securely rich don’t need to flaunt their wealth. The cool kids are the ones who aren’t trying to be cool. …

Video Game Reviews: A Discussion Of The Ten-Point Scale And Inflated Scores

<i>Are video game review scores inflated?</i><p>There’s a perception out there among many gamers that video game review scores are inflated or biased. Why do so many games get scored between 7 and 10 on a 10-point scale? What happened to the rest of the numbers?<p>And why do some games—especially ultra-hyped …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

The Energy Fix: Engineering Triumphs Over Wave And Tidal Forces

How water could be harnessed for roughly a third of U.S. annual electricity usage<p>The Bottom Feeder<p>Water is 800 times denser than air, and building a gen­erator able to withstand the tremendous force it generates has hampered the development of next-gen hydropower. If engineers can harness its …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Brazil 'on alert' over an oil spill from Ecuador

<b>Brazil is "on alert" over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon.</b><p>In a statement, the Brazilian foreign ministry said the navy and other agencies had been informed, and help was offered to Ecuador and Peru.<p>Last month, an estimated 11,480 …

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