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“I can’t put aside the things that I’ve witnessed”: Meet the star of Netflix’s powerful new documentary

Legendary marine biologist Sylvia Earle describes what it’s like to witness the oceans’ destruction firsthand<p>There are two reasons why you need to watch "Mission Blue," the new documentary from directors Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon that premiered Friday on Netflix. For one, it's a fascinating …

30 Breathtaking Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

Daily Overview is a new project that shares one satellite photo from Digital Globes a day in an attempt to change the way we see our planet Earth.<p>The …

Why Engineers Make Great CEOs

<i>They’re detail-oriented, analytical and trained in systematic problem-solving. Engineers’ basic qualities make them good candidates for the top.</i><p>Corporate titans leading Australia’s top 50 companies are as likely to have degrees in engineering as commerce or economics, a LeadingCompany analysis has …

When We Learn From Failure (and When We Don’t)

When do you pass the buck and when do you take the blame? New research shows most of us only cop to failures if they can’t be attributed to something – or someone - else. But when we dodge accountability, we prevent ourselves from learning.<p>In their recent HBS working paper, Christopher G. Myers, …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Psychogeographies: 3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass by Dustin Yellin | Colossal

<p>Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put, a “toy box full …

12 Brilliant Advertisements You'll Actually Enjoy Looking At

It's our fourth installment of creative advertising (after our previous features on 20 Attention-Grabbing Ads Around The World, 16 Smart, Creative & …

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Latest<p>March 3, 2018<p>If you are into natural healing technics or are aware of the methods, then you must be familiar with something called ‘Himalayan …

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

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Do Ho Suh's New Swirling Chandelier of 42,000 Figures

As far as light sculptures go, this one is truly one of a kind. Visit the newest Louis Vuitton store in the Shinjuku area and you won't be able to miss this incredible chandelier by Korean contemporary artist Do Ho Suh. The stunning artwork called <i>Cause and Effect</i>, first seen on our website here, …

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SD Cards Aren’t As Secure As We Think

The hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk at the Chaos Compute Club Congress where he offered some good news and some bad news. The good news? SD cards contain powerful, handy micro controllers that are useful to hackers and hobbyists. The bad news? SD cards are woefully insecure.<p>In a detailed …

More Spectacular Aerial Shots of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

At first, these abstract images are difficult to decipher. However, look more closely and hints of a landscape begin to emerge. Created by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, these new images in his ongoing series of Iceland's volcanic rivers consist of amazing aerial perspectives that look like …

Landscape Photography

The mysterious story of the battery startup that promised GM a 200-mile electric car

At the end of November 2012, Atul Kapadia and Sujeet Kumar hosted the staff of their startup company for a holiday lunch of Mexican food at a Palo Alto, California restaurant. For days, the pair—the CEO and CTO, respectively, of a lithium-ion battery company called Envia Systems—had awaited an …

General Motors

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Part 3 by AsapScience

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE run through an array of mind-boggling science facts in their latest video “Amazing Facts To Blow …

Book Excerpt: How Minecraft Creator Markus Persson Almost Took a Job at Valve

In September 2010, Minecraft was just over a year past its initial, unfinished release. A “full” version wouldn’t come out for 14 more months. If not …

Christmas Eve

Fake Google employee's fight with protesters some wish was true

So a Google employee reportedly went off on protesters blocking the company's San Francisco shuttle bus was staged. Turns out it was staged and the resulting outrage fed narrative that speaks volumes about the great tech backlash 2014.<p>His name is Max Alper and this morning he decided to hop onto …

Silicon Valley

Artist Uses a Rake to Create Amazingly Large Sand Paintings

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to …

Art

Ten of the world’s most beautiful railway stations

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Here's how you make the world's most expensive phone

Vertu started life in the late 1990s as an indulgence for Nokia's designers. Led by Frank Nuovo, the group set out to explore what a phone could look and feel like if its design was unconstrained by budgetary concerns. What if you could use all the best materials and most expensive manufacturing …

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Aww-Worthy Photos of Tiny Animals on Fingers

<i>Tiny Animals on Fingers</i> is a Flickr set curated by Specklet that delivers exactly what you'd expect–adorable pint-sized creatures resting on mere fingertips. While the diverse breeds of species differ in proportions and physical appearance, they share their tiny stature. These little guys featured …

Animals

The Art of Lorella Paleni

Dreamlike Paintings.<p>Selected paintings by Lorella Paleni. The artworks look as if someone cut them out of a dream. Lorella Paleni mixes different …

Art

7 Ways To Totally Blow A Tech Company Turnaround

BlackBerry has been in the middle of a turnaround for the past two years and just ousted a bunch of executives earlier this week. They aren't the only ones that have failed to find ways to turn around a floundering tech giant.<p>Remember BlackBerry?<p>Beginning in January 2012 when CEO Thorsten Heins …

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Entrepreneur of the Year: Aaron Levie, CEO of Box | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: Box went public Friday, opening at $20.20, 44 percent above its initial public offering. Below is profile of the online storage provider's CEO Aaron Levie, who was Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013.</i><p>Aaron Levie is pacing onstage, a microphone in one hand and a coffee in …

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