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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

The Empire State Building Was Lit Up With Giant Photos Of Endangered Species

The display on Saturday night was designed to raise awareness of the plight of threatened species.

This startup wants to be the Amazon of Wi-Fi access for the Internet of things

If you want to connect your device to the cloud you have to build in some way to access the Internet, and that’s actually not an easy task when …

This Bengaluru-Based Poet Creates Stunning Works Of Art Using Plants In Her Garden

"The flowers, leaves wilt and fade away, but the new perspective lives on."

Why Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump represent a perfect storm for American politics

<b>(Reuters/Larry Downing/Brendan McDermid)</b><p>The two outsider candidates have nothing in common — but their surging popularity does<p>Matthew Pulver<p>July 24, 2015 8:30pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are not the same. At all. Sanders is not the Trump of the left, and vice versa. I feel uncomfortable …

Middle-class

50 Sharks Swarm In West Sussex Waters At RSPB's Medmerry Wildlife Site

Incredible scenes have been caught on camera showing a rare species of shark make their home near West Sussex, England.<p>The smooth-hounds' fins can be …

This carnivorous pitcher plant uses sonar to lure bats to come poop in it

Given how difficult it can be to communicate within our own species, it’s not surprising that we are just learning of the amazing conversations that …

Greece is starting to look like East Germany

In a note sent to clients on Tuesday, Koo attacks Greece's creditors for negotiating a deal based on "highly unrealistic" assumptions and reaching an agreement that "resolve none of the fundamental problems facing the effectively bankrupt nation of Greece."<p>One of Koo's big problems with the bailout …

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Beautiful bioluminescent creatures light up the deep ocean

Life adapts in the most beautiful ways. Bioluminescence, though rarely seen in land organisms (with the noteworthy exception of the firefly) is …

Is it time you started growing saskatoons, the latest superfood?

They might just be the UK's next big berry, so get your lowdown on how to grow the saskatoon early<p>As the world goes mad for superfoods and as <b>Wimbledon</b>, the traditional strawberry-eating fortnight comes to an end, it's about time we introduced you to our new favourite berry.<p>Say hello to the …

It's official: Latinos now outnumber whites in California

The demographers agreed: At some point in 2014, Latinos would pass whites as the largest ethnic group in California.<p>Determining when exactly that milestone would occur was more of a tricky question. Counting people isn't like counting movie ticket receipts.<p>The official confirmation had to wait …

Demographics

5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

<i>Photo: Flickr/ Daniel Foster</i><p>With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business offers an unparalleled opportunity to run a …

Small Business

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

How A Teenage Girl Who Gave An 'Intimidating Look' Was Sentenced To Up To 5 Years In Prison

WASHINGTON -- In suburban neighborhoods around the country, teenagers sass their parents and yell at their peers. Usually, they grow out of it. In Detroit, a 17-year-old girl who misbehaved was sentenced to up to five years in the adult prison system. Afterwards, she tried to kill herself multiple …

The Confederate Flag at War (But Not the Civil War)

<i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>The Pentagon just can’t let go. In the wake of the Charleston Massacre, Amazon and Walmart have announced that they will no longer sell Confederate flag merchandise. Ebay says it will stop offering Confederate items for electronic auction. The Republican governor of …

This startup is about to build a $100 million Hyperloop test track — and it's paying its employees nothing

But the startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), which is planning to soon break ground on a Hyperloop test track , has found a pretty effective way of keeping costs down: The company doesn't pay any of its employees, including its CEO Dirk Ahlborn.<p>Instead, all employees work for at …

High-speed Rail

Plants prepare to defend themselves when they “hear” threatening sounds

Advances in sensors and communication systems, such as those pinpointing the amount of water and fertilizers needed in just one corner of a plot of land, allow farmers to use technology to produce more food. Now there’s a surprising new tool to add to the precision agriculture arsenal: sound.<p>In …

PRI

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Writing your first Android app – everything you need to know

There are lots of reasons why you might want to write an Android app. Maybe you have a great idea and you want to build a prototype, maybe you just want to learn to program for Android, maybe it is part of a school or college course, or maybe you are just curious. Whatever the motivation, building …

Android News

How success saving the gray wolf may backfire on environmentalists

After years of systematic eradication by ranchers, the gray wolf was saved by the federal government in the 1990s. Authorities placed the wolf on the endangered species list and reintroduced it to the western US, creating a huge conservation success story.<p>The gray wolf population has bounced back …

When It's Ok To Cheat And 7 Other Secrets From Entrepreneurs

As the new Executive Director of Tech Wildcatters, one of my new favorite things is to review the applications coming in for our next class. I’m not kidding. If you’re even five minutes late to a meeting with me, you’re going to roll up on me deep in my laptop taking that brief chance to search …

Carnivorous Plants: The Carnivorous Garden Is The Ultimate Horror Movie For Insects. Superb Time-lapse Footage Captures The Hidden Dark Side Of Plants

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the garden.<p>Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not …

Plantui: The First Hydroponic Smart Garden

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables or herbs at home but felt like you were unable to do so because of a lack of space? If so, Plantui’s …