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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Quantum Computing

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and what …

Animated map of the solar system shows just how far humans have explored space

This year, 2017, marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit Earth. In those 60 years, we've gone much further, reaching new planets and even the edge of the solar system. Watch as the human race explores the galaxy around us.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

The Exposure Triangle Explained in 3 Animated Videos

The exposure triangle forms the basis of creating a good exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed are the three different factors that …

Self-publishing Your Book is Not Hard: A Toolkit For First-Timers | Inc.com

It's time to write your book. <i>And</i> publish it. To start off on the right foot, read through these helpful tips that will make the process easier.<p>Background: I wrote, edited, formatted, and published a literary novel of 384 pages in 1.5 years. I'm not a world famous author, but I did it (proof) so you …

Writing

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) | Assyrian | Neo-Assyrian | The Met

Budge, Ernest A.W., and Leonard W. King. 1902. Annals of the Kings of Assyria. Volume I. London: Trustees of the British Museum, pp. 189-205.<p>Winlock, …

Art Galleries

A Hypnotic Look at How Japanese Samurai Swords Are Made

Paper, books, wooden joints, tea whisks — Japanese culture has, for seemingly all of its long recorded history, greatly esteemed the making of …

Facial recognition is increasingly common, but how does it work?

Using computers to identify people’s faces can be helpful as well as worrisome<p>The Trump administration’s efforts to impose new immigration rules drew attention — and legal fire — for its restrictions on the ability of people born in certain majority Muslim countries to enter the U.S. In the frenzy …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Gorgeous hand-colored photos capture Japan on the brink of modernity

Rural life in Japan<p>Nostalgia on the cusp of modernity<p>In the 1850s and ‘60s, Japan gradually loosened the restrictions on foreign trade and visitors …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

The Secret of Story Telling

Consumer touch points are opportunities to communicate. Walk in your customer's shoes and think about where they interact with your brand.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Brand Buzz: 3 Breakthrough Secrets for Building a Winning Brand by Adrienne Weiss and Greg Weiss.</i><p>On the south side of Chicago in …

Are You An Echo: The Remarkable Story of the Forgotten Young Woman Who Became Japan’s Most Beloved Children’s Poet

A celebration of indiscriminate empathy and a sensitive reminder that the tragic and the transcendent can coexist.<p>In 1966, while leafing through an obscure book, a 19-year-old Japanese aspiring poet by the name of Setsuo Yazaki discovered a poem that stopped him up short with its staggering …

Literature

The Skillshare Class That Changed How I Think About Photography

Documentary Photography: Capturing Places and People<p>An Online Skillshare Class by Ami Vitale<p>It’s not every day that a National Geographic …

West Africa

The NASA 2017-2018 Catalog of Free Software Is Now Available

NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes hundreds of free, royalty-free applications for a wide variety of uses.<p>The …

Siberia’s “Doorway To The Underworld” Is Growing And You Won’t Like Why

As the Batagaika crater grows larger, it will continue to unearth ancient forests that will have disastrous effects.<p>The Batagaika crater, otherwise …

Global Warming

Nutty system takes a sideways glance at bike security

It's safe to say that most people lock their bike up with it sitting in an upright position, which it can't be moved from until it's unlocked. …

Organic molecules found on Ceres suggest life-friendly conditions

Organic molecules have been spotted on the dwarf planet Ceres. The discovery was made by the Dawn mission, which has previously found evidence of …

A Shakespearean riddle in memory of peerless puzzler Raymond Smullyan, who died last week age 97<p>“Why should I be worried about dying? It’s not going to happen in my lifetime!”<p>So said Raymond Smullyan, the American mathematician, philosopher and prolific writer of logic puzzles, who died a week ago …

Time I

How to add glow to sparks in Photoshop

Ever done a shoot, and what you saw with your eye didn’t seem to translate to the camera? It happens a lot!<p>You see a majestic landscape, you take a …

Why The Raft of the Medusa is One of the Most Inspirational Works of Art

February 12, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

How This New Material Can Cool A Rooftop With Zero Energy Consumption

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder say they’ve created a new material that can work like an air conditioning system for structures. The material can cool down buildings in the hot sun with zero energy and water consumption.<p>The material was developed from a three million dollar grant …

Clean Energy

Easily Saw Through PVC Pipe, ABS Pipe, and Nylon Rope With Mason's Line

Some pipes are in spots too tight to fit a saw or other tool for cutting. Mason’s line, a cheap, sturdy nylon string can get the job done, and …

Top 10 Ted Talks Of All Time That will Turbocharge Your Creativity and Inspire You

In this day and age of negative people and “fake news”, we do need a fix for something inspiring. Here are 10 highest viewed TED talks ever! And they …

Top 10

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Solar Storms Could Be Driving Hundreds of Whales to Strand Themselves in Global Die-Off Events

The force behind one of nature's strangest mysteries.<p>NASA is investigating the force behind one of nature's longest-standing mysteries - why …

115 Portraits Capture the Queer Sexy 70s

'The 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer Enlightenment' explores gay liberation.<p>A 1979 black and white Rink Foto photograph entitled, <i>Lovers in a 1951 Mercury</i>, of a nude gay couple, in the throes of sexual ecstasy, captures the full force of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art’s current …

How Do You Start a Blog?

How Do You Start a Blog?<p>Updated November 20, 2016<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times …