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Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

The mad, twisted tale of the electric scooter craze

Every homeless person has like three scooters now. They take the brains out, the logos off and they literally hotwire it.<p>Michael Ghadieh<p>The angry people, they were angry.<p>Michael Ghadieh

San Francisco

Epic battle between eagle, fox and rabbit on San Juan Island

Nature was on grand display on Washington's San Juan Island this month — and photographer Kevin Ebi was there to document it.<p>He describes the scene …

Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

Watch How 2 of the World’s Great Chefs Grill Steak

David Kinch and Carlo Mirarchi explain their rustic approaches to cooking beef over fire and we tell you where to get aged beef for home grilling.<p>In …

An Intro to Timelapse Photography by a Hobbyist Who Became a Pro

If you enjoy watching timelapse videos but aren’t familiar with the ingredients that go into making one, check out this 3-minute video by <i>Guardian</i> …

Photography

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Will IIoT Drown Manufacturers in Data? Not if They Leverage the Edge

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)is a disruptive technology that is gaining ground in manufacturing applications across all industries. The …

How to Get Free Lumber for All of Your DIY Projects

How to Find Free Lumber<p>Tips for Finding Free Lumber<p>Updated November 21, 2016<p>Getting free lumber might seem like an impossible feat, but with a plan …

A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments converged on the U.N. offices in Geneva for the …

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

How to Use the Difference Blend Mode for Pleasing Color Grades

Some blend modes in Photoshop are crucial to most any genre and are probably used daily by the majority of photographers, while others are much more …

Koenigsegg’s Camshaftless Engine Explained; Watch It in Action

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow. These are the four strokes of the reciprocating, internal-combustion engine (ICE) that Nikolaus Otto patented in the 19th century. The action of the intake valves that allow an engine to breathe and the exhaust valves that let it expel spent gases were, until very …

Koenigsegg

My Uncle, the ’70s Porn Star

His name is Johnny Seeman. He’s seventy-four now and lives alone. But from 1973 to 1987, this nice Jewish boy from Westchester was a legend in the pre-Viagra, Boogie Nights–era porno business. For all his success, though, he never found what he was looking for.<p>The most important thing you need to …

Neighborhood security cameras sacrifice privacy to solve crimes

"I would say every neighborhood we talk to brings up privacy and we have yet to talk to a neighborhood that walked away because of privacy. And the reason why is since we're so focused on neighborhoods, we can solve the privacy problem with technology."<p>That's Garrett Langley, the co-founder and CEO …

Home Security

How to Use Photoshop to Convert an Object From Color To Realistic Solid White

In the magical world of Photoshop, there are lots of different ways to change an object's color from one hue to another, but achieving a change from …

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

An Honest Trailer That Revisits the Common Themes That Appear in Every Wes Anderson Film

In anticipation of the premiere of the new Wes Anderson stop motion film <i>Isle of Dogs</i> on March 23rd, Screen Junkies revisited the common themes that …

Guy in Omaha Shot Off His Pinky After Going to Sleep Holding His Brand New Gun

Freak accidents like the one I'm about to write about are part of the reason why the topic of gun control shouldn't be ignored. A 30-year-old man in …

Seven Useful Lightroom Tricks That Will Save Your Time

While the performance of Adobe Lightroom is an on-going controversial topic, it is still one of the major tools for many photographers when it comes …

Tutorials

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Don’t Step In It, A Hasbro Game Where Blindfolded Players Try to Step on the Fewest Poops to Win

<i>Don’t Step In It</i> is a hilarious new family game from Hasbro where blindfolded players walk along a mat and try their best to step on the fewest …

Hasbro

MiniDoom 2 reimagines the classic shooter as a delightfully dark platformer

It’s been 25 years since id Software first released its iconic first-person-shooter <i>Doom</i>, and I still can’t get enough of the dark, demon-filled universe the company’s dream team created. No wonder I’m so taken by Studio Calavera’s gorgeous 2D take on the classic, which features beautiful pixel art, …

Indie Gaming

How to Make a B&W Photo Print in the Darkroom: A 7-Minute Crash Course

Ilford recently released a popular 8-minute video on how to process black-and-white film yourself, and now the film company is back again with …

Tutorials

The 17 best games on the Nintendo Switch

Connected Commerce

The manufacturing, logistics, and retail sectors are undergoing profound transformation. Follow along to see what the future holds.<p>Industrial sewing machine<p>Sensors in factory equipment stream data to cloud-based IT systems. There, algorithms track machine vibration, changes in power consumption, …

Internet of Things

Obama's Portrait Artist Makes One Hell Of A Mistake. See If You Can Find It.

With all the talk about the unusual nature of the new portrait of Barack Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Public Health