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General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Boeing's American Victory

American Airlines to become biggest operator of the Boeing 787.<p>Airbus A350 too big to serve as replacement for Boeing 767 and Airbus A330.<p>Boeing now …

Aviation

16 items people waste too much money on at the grocery store and should stop buying immediately

Personal Finance

Infographic: The psychology behind colors in marketing | Articles | Main

People say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but whether we're aware of it or not, most of us do.<p>In fact, an infographic from Marketo says a …

Oxford’s Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures

You don't need to go to Oxford to study philosophy. Not when it will come to you. Above, find a playlist that features 41 lectures from Oxford's …

Narcissists often recruit people called 'apaths' to help with their games — here's why they're dangerous

Defining someone's personality is complicated. There are so many nuances in the ways people behave, and why they behave the way they do, that it isn't always appropriate to give someone a specific label — even mental health professionals and psychologists can struggle.<p>In a very broad sense, empathy …

Psychology

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

Oscars 2018: 8 nominated movies you can watch on Netflix now 🎬

The votes are in and we won't know the winners until Sunday. While you wait, here are the nominees you can watch on Netflix.<p>Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what …

Entertainment

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

Here's Warren Buffett's verdict on bitcoin

by Roger Lowenstein<p>The most chilling movie scene ever might be the final take of <i>Invasion of the Body Snatchers</i>. One by one we see the human race …

South Africa's race relations laid bare in Steinhoff corporate scandal

South Africans are fond of debating whether public or private sector failings are the bigger problem. It does not take too long to realise that they …

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

How to Turn House Lights Into Cheap DIY Light Modifiers

There is an almost endless supply of lighting modifiers available on the market right now, some are cheap and some of the better ones are certainly a …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography
Genealogy

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Astrophotography is probably the most fascinating thing to someone whether he/she is a photographer or not. Nothing can be more hypnotizing than …

Just how good are male pro road cyclists?

Could you sit in the peloton for the start of a professional race? Perhaps maybe even try to make the breakaway? How hard would it be to win a pro …

Valuation Will Matter... It Always Does

As the U.S. stock market continues to make new all-time highs, it may appear to many investors that valuations no longer matter. We do not see it …

How to reach your optimal cycling weight

Achieving your optimal cycling weight will make you faster and fitter. But what is it and how do you reach it?<p>How to lose belly fat by cycling<br>• 10 …

Nutrition

Path to ruin: Why SA risks landing on ash heap of history - Cato analyst

<i>An analyst from Washington think-tank Cato Institute – which is dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets,</i> …

Lindsay Adler discusses the evolution of her photographic style

Adobe is kicking off a new YouTube series of interviews with creatives of all kinds by talking with portrait photographer Lindsay Adler. It's worth a …

6 essential tips to get the best sound and comfort out of a boom pole microphone

If you shoot video for long enough, and you’re interested in getting quality sound (you should be), then at some point you’re going to use a boomed …

Learn Adobe Premiere's Basics with Famous YouTuber Ben Brown

With the recent addition of albums to Instagram, photographers have a fantastic opportunity to add videos such as behind the scenes, short vlogs, or …

Videography

Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

Framing

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Harvard

One Photographer’s Astonishing Depiction of Inequality

In 380 B.C.E. the Greek philosopher Plato wrote in Book IV of <i>The Republic</i>, “Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the …

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