Praveen Vasudev

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Obama campaign used security keys during both elections to prevent hacks

As political campaigns in the 2018 midterm elections fight off hackers, they might want to look back to Barack Obama's campaign team and what it figured out six years ago.<p>President Obama's campaign in 2012 used Yubikeys, which are security keys for protecting logins, as a defense against hackers, …

Hacking

Dubai's racing to build the world's first hyperloop

As competition for the world's first operational hyperloop heats up, CNN asks how the super-fast transport system could change lives and business in the UAE.

Hyperloop

A family portrait

This view of the Very Large Telescope (VLT), at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, shows almost all of the telescope’s constituent units in one family …

Universe

From cosmic dust to a hidden galaxy: Here are the 24 most stunning shots of space from the past year

Striking shots of the Milky Way under a thunderstorm, snow reflecting the northern lights, and the International Space Station flying between sun spots are among the photographs shortlisted for this year's Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year award.

Northern Lights

Earth from above: Sweeping views from the International Space Station

Later this year, the International Space Station will celebrate its 20th anniversary. As well as being one of the most important scientific endeavors …

Space

Through a Different Lens: Alec Baldwin on Stanley Kubrick the Photographer

Before he was a famous filmmaker, Stanley Kubrick was a photographer for Look magazine in New York City. Serious Kubrick fan Alec Baldwin reflects on …

Stanley Kubrick

It took 4 years, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots to make this baby

<b>(CNN) —</b> This photo is testament to an undying hope in the face of heartbreak after heartbreak.<p>Wearing a rainbow swaddle, the 2-week-old is encircled with hundreds of syringes showing her parents' IVF struggles. The heart around her is made of the blood-thinner needles her mom used twice a day. The …

Pregnancy

NASA's Hubble Telescope captures 15,000 galaxies in one dazzling image

I honestly almost can't believe this is real and it makes me feel so infinitely small.<p>Look at this. Just <i>look</i> at it. Take your time with it.<p>This image of the cosmos comes courtesy of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, using ultraviolet vision to capture one of the most expansive images of galaxies yet. …

Universe

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

University of California

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

Sony’s New Super-Fast Cameras Are Winning Over the Pros

Eight seconds. That's how long a cowboy needs to stay on a bucking bronco to qualify for a rodeo score. For photographers, that's barely enough time …

Cameras

World-first solar probe en route to "touch the Sun"

The origins of NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission can be traced back to a paper published 60 years ago by astrophysicist Eugene Parker, describing …

Parker Solar Probe

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.The post Neuroscientists Discover a Song …

Depression

7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

A psychedelic drug taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a …

Psychedelic Drugs

New Horizons Just Found Hints of a Huge Structure at The Edge of Our Solar System

Oooooh.<p>Way out past Pluto, in the region of asteroid-filled space known as the Kuiper belt, NASA probe New Horizons just got a tantalising hint of a …

Solar Wind

Concept Artist Shows How Far He's Come

Kouji Tajima is a concept artist based in Vancouver. He’s worked on <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> and the 2014 <i>Godzilla</i> …

Blade Runner 2049

10 must-have social media tools for artists and designers

In 2018, there are many ways to harness social media to benefit your career. You might use it to attract attention, make money, win clients, lure …

Social Media

Want to learn how to code? Start with these popular books, free

Programming has been a job and avocation for decades, but its popularity appears to have surged in the last few years; a recent survey of users on …

Programming

Bizarre Phenomenon That Intrigued Leonardo Da Vinci Can Finally Be Explained

The shape of water.<p>Whenever the 15th century polymath Leonardo da Vinci wasn't painting masterpieces or coming up with new ways to launch humans into …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Raspberry Pi gets supercharged for AI by Google's Edge TPU Accelerator

The new accelerator for machine-learning models promises to deliver performance far beyond what is possible on an unaided Pi.<p>Performing AI-powered …

Machine Learning

The Edge of Space Just Crept 12 Miles Closer to Earth

Did you feel that? Does it suddenly feel a little bit <i>stuffier</i> in here to you? Does it feel like, I don't know… outer space just got 12 miles (20 …

Space Exploration

10 ace design magazines to add to your reading list

Design magazines have a number of functions: they let you know what's going on in the industry, inspire you, offer advice you can apply to your own …

Graphic Design

2018 iPhone Photography Awards celebrate the emergence of an artform

Digital photography is getting better all the time, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the quality of modern smartphone snaps. The …

IPhone 7

Apple’s new outdoor amphitheater and retail store in Milan, Italy set to open on July 26th

In the heart of Milan, Apple is making final preparations to open their 17th store in Italy. The new location will be the first in the country to fully embrace the idea of Apple stores as modern day town squares, an initiative rolled out in conjunction with the company’s new store design.<p>Apple …

A Neglected Chapel Is Reborn as an Artist's Live/Work Space

After a thoughtful restoration, a former chapel in South London embraces a new calling as a vibrant, contemporary space for a local artist.<p>When London architect Alex Nikjoo, of the UK–based firm NIKJOO, was tasked with repurposing an old Victorian chapel that had fallen into disrepair, he …

Architecture

Best anime of 2018

An ongoing series with no filler episodes<p>With around 200 new anime series coming out this year alone, it’s often hard to pinpoint exactly what to watch. In the past, I’ve done several lists about the best shows for newcomers, but these quickly go out of date and don’t provide a single, ongoing …

Here’s a Simple Hack That Will Turn a Boring Photo into an Awesome One (VIDEO)

This tip from boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is simple and effective. What do you do to make a boring photo into an awesome one? Put something …

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …