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Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

'Ants Act as Both a Fluid and a Solid'

The physics of ants could inspire robots, roads, and even bridges.<p>John Mooallem's crazy <i>Times Magazine</i> story about crazy ants (yep, "that’s their actual name") has rightfully spawned some public fascination with the insects that are terrorizing large swaths of the country. But scientists—especially …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

Prospero’s Precepts: 11 Rules for Critical Thinking from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

It’s been argued that Shakespeare changed everything. Yet even if this is true, it’s true of the literature we consider Shakespeare’s legacy — which, it turns out, might not be Shakespeare’s after all. So holds the Authorship Question — the age-old debate about whether or not a single man we refer …

50 Pictures to teach you about decisive moment in bird photography

<b>Bird Photography</b> would be the purest form for any nature photographer. Hence forth, what would a bird photographer or a plain nature lover expect or …

Nature Photography

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book <i>Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,”</i> which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond …

Battery-powered driverless cars to be launched on UK streets by 2015

Driverless cars will be trialled in Milton Keynes city centre from 2015, as part of a five year pilot scheme.<p>100 pod devices will run on specifically …

Earthships: The Post-Apocalyptic Housing of Tomorrow, Today

Concern over environmental devastation in the early 70’s led Michael Reynolds to begin constructing the sustainable homes called "Earthships" out of scavenged materials such as cans, bottles, and tires packed with dirt in Tres Piedras, New Mexico...<p>If civilization collapsed tomorrow, the old motto …

Das Magazin

Was haben binäre Optionen mit Weiterempfehlungsmarketing zu tun?<p><b>Sie fragen sich nun was genau Networkmarketing mit Ihrem Leben als Trader zu tun</b> …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #17

Changing Planet<p>We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful effects. A great example of this is National Geographic’s “The Great Nature …

Lonely Planet’s Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn't bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation?<p>In their latest book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>, they take us on a journey …

Loneliness

9 Ways To Improve iOS 7's Battery Life

iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and people are torn.<p>While some of the new features are fabulous, and others are making us crazy, there's one thing we can all agree on: iOS 7 is not helping our battery life. As Ars Technica discovered, iOS 7 kills battery life faster than iOS 6.1 on every …

The Future of Africa’s Elephants: Out with Arguments Old, In with Choices Bold

By Katarzyna Nowak and Trevor Jones<p><b>The idea that we can save elephants by selling their teeth is a flawed vision that will accelerate elephants down their current road toward near extinction.</b><p>In fact, the tide is turning, in favor of destroying ivory stocks and enacting moratoria on domestic …

We Are Terrifyingly Close to the Climate's 'Point of No Return'

Should fossil fuel use continue on its current trajectory, the future for life on planet Earth is bleak.<p>In a landmark report, a global panel of leading scientists again called the evidence for climate change “unequivocal” and for the first time said humans are “extremely likely” to be the dominant …

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Power Your Genealogy Research with Technology on Flipboard

By Caroline Pointer | In this innovative Flipboard Magazine you will find links to helpful genealogy and family history related research and …

Play

In his New Yorker article Adam Gopnik first criticizes all the other defenses of the English major and then makes his own.<p>"We cannot merely produce …

Taxes

UK teen launches Thinkspace, seeks to bring software development to high schools around the world

Thinkspace, an organization created by sixteen-year-old James Anderson, seeks to “inspire the next generation of app developers” through dedicated coding zones in high schools across the globe. Anderson formally launched Thinkspace this month with campuses in Plymouth and Northern Ireland.<p>Anderson …

Pictures of the Week (slideshow)

Camera phone or phone camera? The<p>Updated:September 7, 2013 Caption:James MartinPhoto:Lori Grunin/CNET<p>Samsung unveiled its smartwatch at the<p>Updated:September 7, 2013 Caption:James MartinPhoto:Josh Miller/CNET<p>Green project Phyto Kinetic aims to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions in the air …

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Massive Vertical Garden Sets The Stage For Paris Design Week

Not to be outdone but the recent unveiling of London’s newest green wall, Paris recently became home to it’s own impressive living edifice. Named the …

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National Geographic uses drones and robots to capture stunning images of African lions

"This is more than a wildlife story."<p>© Michael Nichols/National Geographic<p>Michael Nichols has spent the past two years living with lions in Tanzania. An award-winning photographer and editor, Nichols ventured into Africa's Serengeti Plain in July 2011 to document a pride of lions for a feature …

Photographing Lions With Technology | National Geographic

National Geographic Magazine

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