Manuel Uribe

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Neil Armstrong's Inspiring Defense of Being a Nerd

This speech will make you proud to appreciate the true finer things in life: string theory, the future of the mind, all things "Cosmos," and the …

String Theory

The Weird Effects You Can Get Out Of The HTC One And Its 3D Camera

The beautiful all-metal design has only been slightly tweaked, the screen is just a hair larger than the previous version's display, and the new One's processor is only a bit faster than the last. But there's one area that's seen a drastic improvement: its camera.<p>HTC has not only added a second …

You Can Now Create Windows And Windows Phone Apps In One Go With Microsoft’s App Studio

Microsoft’s App Studio service is fun. At launch, it supported the creation of simple Windows Phone applications so everyone could get their hands dirty and build <i>something</i>. The service has been upgraded throughout its life, and today picked up a key update: The ability to create a combined Windows …

Quantum photon properties revealed in another particle—the plasmon

(Phys.org) —For years, researchers have been interested in developing quantum computers—the theoretical next generation of technology that will …

Energy breakthrough uses sun to create solar energy materials

In a recent advance in solar energy, researchers have discovered a way to tap the sun not only as a source of power, but also to directly produce the …

historiANatural (freshphotons: Cosmic Inflation Explained.)

Tutorial: How to Effectively Remove Color Casts from Your Photos in Seconds

There are many ways to remove color casts from your images in Photoshop, but this tutorial by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz offers …

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Photography

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

New technique makes 'biogasoline' from plant waste

Gasoline-like fuels can be made from cellulosic materials such as farm and forestry waste using a new process invented by chemists at the University …

Living on $2.13 an hour and tips: the harsh inequality of the service industry

In most US states, 'tipped-minimum wage' can be shockingly low even before taxes, and women most often pay the price<p>Imagine that your pay depended on the mood of your clients, or on whether all your colleagues and superiors did their jobs well. Food industry workers like Nakima Jones don't have to …

BBC launches new iWonder brand for digital content, starting with interactive World War One guides

The BBC has launched a new brand called iWonder which it hopes will unlock the learning potential from its wide-ranging content.<p>Starting today, and designed to coincide with the BBC’s World War One season, the iWonder brand will kick off by offering eight interactive guides focused on World War One …

China's Coal to Gas Plans: Old Wine in New Bottles

<i>Co-authored by Li Shuo, Greenpeace East Asia</i><p>The Chinese coal industry has a plan to solve the nations air pollution crisis -- consume more coal. Last week the Chinese chief energy planning agency, the National Energy Administration (NEA) concluded its annual work session with a plan for for a …

Unchecked global warming 'will double El Niño weather events'

Research shows world's most devastating global weather phenomenon will occur once a decade under current emissions scenario<p>The world's most devastating global weather phenomenon – the weather events associated with "El Niño" – will double in frequency to once a decade if global warming remains …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

New Pew Poll Finds That E-Books Are Booming but Print Holds Its Own

A new Pew study finds that readers are embracing e-books on a variety of devices but that print is holding its own.<p>Traditionally (strange word to use …

Netflix neutrality: Court ruling won't boost your Netflix bill. Yet

When a court quashed the FCC's Net neutrality rules, Netflix became the bull's-eye for fears of higher fees from broadband providers, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"It would be easy to make [a network] bad. It's hard to guarantee it being good." <br ></span>--Don Bowman, the chief technology …

Net Neutrality