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The photographer sculpting mythical figures out of crashing waves

Talibart began her life as a career-driven solicitor living in the city of London. Her life-long passion for photography slowly came to dominate her …

New Haven

Bill Gates Is Gifting This To Every College Graduate

If you’re graduating college this spring, Bill Gates has a free gift for you.<p>Yes, that Bill Gates.<p>It’s his go-to gift, so consider it a friendly gesture.<p>You probably have a lot on your mind now: starting your new job, preparing for graduate school, paying off student loans, building credit and …

Bill Gates

This Vietnamese Hotel Has An Infinity Pool In The Clouds

When I caught my first glimpse of Sapa, the landscapes reminded me right away of Longsheng, the burgeoning agricultural settlement a hundred miles from Yangshuo, China. Both are brimming with expertly-tiered rice terraces, giving the impression that the mountains they rest on are not solid earth, …

These Epic Underwater Photos Were Shot Below Breaking Waves

For his project “Below the Breaking Wave,” UK photographer Matt Porteous of Studio_M visited The Maldives in the Indian ocean and shot underwater …

Stop Using WhatsApp If You Care About Your Privacy

Privacy has always been a key feature and popular selling point for the messaging app WhatsApp. Company co-founder Jan Koum grew up in the Soviet …

Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace

Liz Wolfert seemed a picture of health. The Denver-based financial consultant rode her bike to work, climbed “14ers” — mountains that rise more than 14,000 feet above sea level — took kung fu lessons and swam. But in 2015, at age 32, she learned that she had elevated blood glucose levels, a …

Exercise

Super granny, 81, climbs mountains, plays tennis and runs 7km every day

TAIPEI: She sprints down the track in a blur of orange, white and black, effortlessly keeping pace with the young man beside her, arms pumping like …

Siblings

The giant garbage vortex in the Pacific Ocean is over twice the size of Texas — here's what it looks like

There's far too much plastic in the world's oceans, and the problem continues to build up.<p>Every little bit of plastic that gets tossed into the ocean or swept downstream out to sea either sinks or is picked up by currents. Much of it is eventually carried into one of five massive ocean regions, …

Whenever the market crashes, Warren Buffett turns to a 19th-century poem

When the market throws him for a loop, Warren Buffett looks to poetry. No, really.<p>The chairman and CEO of multinational conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway today explained in his annual letter (pdf) to shareholders that some of the best market advice can be found in the words of 19th-century British …

Investing

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

10 Badass Travelers Throughout History

TravelGenius<p>These trailblazers staged epic journeys across new lands, broke cultural barriers, and revealed the radical diversity of the world around us.

Travel Photography

Instagram feed shows everyday extinction - in pictures

Photographer Sean Gallagher has set up a new Instagram feed called Everyday Extinction. Featuring work from 25 wildlife photographers, photojournalists and scientists, the project aims to highlight species extinction and celebrate biodiversity<p>Warning: this gallery contains some graphic images

Biological Species

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Physics

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Qtum Bridging Gap Between East and West With BlockShow Asia

Cointelegraph continues updating you about the companies that made significant input to the recent BlockShow Asia conference in Singapore. This time …

Tropical Home

Orlando, Florida<p>Situated on a small lake in Orlando, Florida, this custom residence brings open, airy living to its tropical garden site.<p>A bioclimatic design creates a cool, loft-like environment with dramatic cantilevers to provide much-needed shade and shelter from frequent thunderstorms.<p>To …

Google Storyboard turns your videos into comic strips

Google just launched three experimental photography apps on Product Hunt. My favorite one is Storyboard, which lets you automatically turn your videos into a one-page comic strip.<p>It’s still early days, so the app is super-sparse at the moment. Just load the video into the app, wait a few seconds, …

How to Repair Scratched Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are one of the most commonly used flooring materials, and can be found in almost any home. More than likely, you will run into …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

36-year-old retiree: Saving money doesn't get you rich—here's what does

In 2014, Steve and Courtney Adcock decided to get serious about their savings. They cut back on their day-to-day expenses, downsized and started …

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

The 20 photographs of the week

News photography,Photography,Art and design,Culture,Rohingya,Natural disasters and extreme weather,World news,Syria,Middle East and North Africa,Hurricane Maria,Harvey Weinstein<p>Wildfires in California, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the aftermath of Hurricane …

Hurricane Maria

Were the Bugis really pirates? Here are 5 things we found out

SINGAPORE: They have a couple of malls, an infamous street, a movie, and even an MRT station named after them – but how much do you really know about …

Asia

The Filipino Way | CNN Advertisement Feature

Surfing in Siargao, where the country’s best waves are found<p>Even if there are no taxis or cars, the locals will go out of their way to take you where you want to go. That’s what I love about the Philippines- Kimi<p>In fact, she continues, the two often ask locals – boatmen, taxi drivers, kids on the …

Shipwrecks

Commentary: Ambitious and smart, youths in Ho Chi Minh are building Asia’s Silicon Valley

HO CHI MINH: Vietnam, for the last few years, has seen remarkably strong, continuous growth, averaging 6.15 per cent each year since …

Vietnam

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …