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Highlights from Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with iPhones | Colossal

<p>For a new promotional campaign celebrating the iPhone 6 camera, Apple reached out to a multitude of amateur and professional photographers alike to …

Modern Art

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

A Pill That Mimics the Immune System

The human body doesn’t like outsiders. When a foreign pathogen or substance, say an unwanted virus, finds its way into our blood streams we produce …

'Public alienation undermines scientific efforts to improve human lives'

Deepening gulf between public and scientific views is the greatest problem facing scientists, says Alan Leshner, chief executive of American Association for the Advancement of Science<p>Public tensions over the progress of modern science are at their most intense for decades and threaten to undermine …

8 million deaths a year linked to mental illness - Futurity

An analysis of 203 research articles from around the world shows that approximately eight million deaths annually are attributable to mental illness.

Gardener's Twofer: First Ketchup 'N' Fries Plant Hits U.S. Market

Love growing potatoes and tomatoes? This spring, gardeners in the U.S. (and Europe) will be able to get both tuber and fruit from a single plant.<p>It even has a catchy name: Ketchup 'n' Fries.<p>"It's like a science project," says Alice Doyle of SuperNaturals Grafted Vegetables, the company that's …

Gardening

6 of the Most Audacious Science Hoaxes Ever

From Bigfoot to the Loch Ness Monster and Piltdown Man, these are some of the biggest hoaxes ever perpetrated.

Paranormal

Microsoft buys Israeli digital pen maker N-trig: report

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Microsoft (MSFT.O) is buying N-trig, an Israeli provider of digital pens and chips for touch screens, for at least $200 million, the Calcalist financial news website said on Thursday.<p>Most of N-trig’s 190 workers will be integrated into Microsoft Israel and will be part of a new …

Tel Aviv

Samsung Galaxy S6 Rumored To Have Wrap-Around Displays And 'Intelligent' Cameras

Samsung is reportedly going to release two new versions of the Samsung Galaxy 6 smartphones next month, according to sources with Bloomberg. Both of the phones are rumored to have all-metal bodies, Samsung’s Exynos 7420 processors and 5.1-inch screens. One version of the Galaxy S6 will have a …

Phones

The Phorm iPad mini case gives you an on-demand physical keyboard

Touchscreens have changed the way we type on our mobile devices since the original iPhone, providing dynamic keyboards that only show up when you need them and useful corrections. Still, not everyone likes tapping on a flat touchscreen, instead preferrring physical keyboards. But what if you could …

IPad Air

Microsoft reportedly acquires company behind Surface Pro 3 pen

Microsoft now owns N-trig, maker of the all-important pen included with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, according to Israeli financial news site <i>Calcalist</i> (translation by <i>Reuters</i>). The deal is estimated at $200 million, and most of N-trig's 190 employees will transition to Microsoft Israel as part of a …

Combination Of Electricity And Chemistry Can Help Break Cocaine Addiction

Science is doing strange things in the brains of druggy mice<p>In 2013, a team of researchers showed they could reverse some of the symptoms of cocaine addiction by engineering rats' brain cells to respond to light and then aiming lasers at the rats' prefrontal cortexes. It was more of a research tool …

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

Ethiopian Shade Coffee Is World's Most Bird Friendly

A new study found high biodiversity on traditional coffee farms.<p>Shady coffee plantations in Ethiopia, where coffee has been grown for at least a thousand years, hold relatively more forest bird species than any other coffee farms in the world, new research shows.<p>The research suggests that …

Coffee

What is this mystery sea creature found in tin of tuna?

Suggestions about what the tiny tuna monster might be include the foetus of a blowfish, a tadpole, or the head of a soft-shelled turtle.<p>When you open a tin of tuna the last thing you expect to see is a little head staring back at you.<p>So Zoe Butler, of Nottingham, was more than a little perturbed to …

Zoology

Vine

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>This new book will have you rethinking your mass-market java.<p>By Cam Wolf15 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Fitness

15 impossible videos of babies and toddlers escaping from cribs

This is a thing on YouTube. Parents using crib monitors, or videotaping kids with other devices, to understand how their babies manage to get out. I …

Vines Gone Wild: 10 Rooms with Creeping Greenery

What better backdrop to banish winter than an indoor jungle? Here are 10 of our favorite rooms where vines and climbers cover the walls like …

Landscaping

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Innovation

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

7 of the scariest theme park rides in the world | CNN Travel

CNN

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Here's What Happens To Your Brain When You Get A Concussion

Concussions can be extremely damaging, and they are more common than you might think.<p><i>Produced by Alex Kuzoian. Illustrations by Josh Neufeld.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On YouTube</b>

The Brain