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Couple sells all possessions for sailboat, sinks 2 days into trip

A couple’s plan for a better life has been sunk.<p>Nikki Walsh, 24, and boyfriend Tanner Broadwell, 26, decided nearly a year ago that they were tired of working.<p>“How can we live our lives when we’re working most of the day and you have to pay so much just to live?” Walsh, who booked time-share tours …

Tampa Bay

Watch: Incredible hurricane visualization

Take 2 minutes to watch this stunning NASA timelapse showing sea salt, dust, and smoke flowing around Earth during 2017’s active hurricane …

Kardia Mobile EKG

The Kardia Mobile EKG is a new device developed by the AliveCor team, it aims to bring you professional level EKG to your home and at the tip of your …

Spy

Smart. Funny. Fearless."It's pretty safe to say that Spy was the most influential magazine of the 1980s. It might have remade New York's cultural …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

44 Writing Hacks From Some of the Greatest Writers Who Ever Lived

Writing looks fun, but doing it professionally is hard. Like really hard. “Why on earth am I doing this?”-hard.<p>Which is probably why so many people</i> …

3tags.org

Watch the Invisible Patterns of Air Travel Over Some of the Busiest Skies in the World

The UK's National Air Traffic Services offers an animated tour of just how flight paths are managed.<p>The air traffic control system over the United Kingdom keeps the nation’s airspace safe—and beautiful. In the video above, National Air Traffic Services (NATS), the association of air traffic …

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

Advertisement<p>There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. …

Could Europe's Empty Parking Garages Become Housing?

For architect Alfredo Brillembourg, these open buildings have impressive potential<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Architect's City</i><i>, a monthly series inviting an emerging architect to reimagine an existing structure in his or her city, submitting a speculative proposal for Curbed readers. This month, architect</i> …

Urban Design

Why are these 32 symbols found in ancient caves all over Europe?

Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn't just suddenly appear one day. Thousands of years before the first fully developed …

The Day After China’s Mega-Blast

Rescue efforts are still underway after massive explosions in Tianjin. But is the Chinese government suppressing the death toll?<p>HONG KONG — A day …

China

Are Space and Time Discrete or Continuous? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality

Split a mile in half, you get half a mile. Split the half mile, you get a quarter, and on and on, until you’ve carved out a length far smaller than …

California’s Homeless Find a Quiet Place

On a recent visit to the Sacramento library, the high number of homeless patrons I saw there surprised me.<p>Seeing them in that quiet space, consumed by traditional media, I was struck by the difference between them and most of society with its 24/7 connection to streaming digital media. I began this …

Incredible GoPro footage shows what it's like to spacewalk

Leaving the cozy confines of Earth's atmosphere for life aboard the ISS is an exceedingly rare experience reserved for just a handful of astronauts. But thanks to NASA and GoPro, now you can share in the breathtaking views/sheer terror that astronaut Terry Virts enjoyed during a recent hour-long …

Aperture and iPhoto Removed From Mac App Store Following Photos for OS X Launch

Following Wednesday's release of OS X 10.10.3 and the new Photos for OS X app, Apple has, as promised, removed Aperture and iPhoto from the Mac App Store. Apple warned that development would stop on the two photo editing apps in the middle of last year, and put notices in the Mac App Store a couple …

Early Apple Watch Reviews Are Full Of Promise, And A Few Gripes

But, as always, the next version will be even better... probably<p>We only have a couple weeks until consumers can take home an Apple Watch of their very own on April 24. But before it goes on display in Apple stores around the world on Friday (and also goes up for pre-order), we've been deluged with …

Smartwatches

How to use Optimized Storage on the Mac

As we use desktop and laptop computers, we tend to fill up our hard drives with stuff we've collected over the years. It's like an attic, basement, …

Some communities may have to cut water use by 35%, regulators say

In an aggressive push to reduce water usage statewide, California regulators are proposing that the biggest urban water users cut consumption by as much as 35% over the next year.<p>The State Water Resources Control Board's plan, unveiled Tuesday, would place the heaviest conservation burden on cities …

Visit The Asteroid Vesta Without Leaving Your Home

NASA takes you into an asteroid field--virtually<p>Flying into an asteroid field is pretty impractical for most of us, even if you're trying to escape an Imperial Star Destroyer. But for those who relish exploring giant space rocks, NASA's provided the next best thing: a virtual tour of Vesta, the …

Astronomy

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly …

Self-improvement

Why the eff didn’t you watch these TED Talks? The 2014 edition

<i>At the end of every December, we at the office get a little indignant that some of our favorite TED Talks from the year didn’t seem to do as well as</i> …

Optical illusions show how we see

Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at …

Consciousness

The magic of truth and lies (and iPods)

Using three iPods like magical props, Marco Tempest spins a clever, surprisingly heartfelt meditation on truth and lies, art and emotion.

APIs

The 10 weirdest things that have happened in TED Talks

Many unusual things have happened on the TED stage over the years. Our incredible speakers have done everything from perform magic tricks to attempt …

10 TED Talks by women that everyone should watch

Color bravery. A headset for brainwaves. His/hers healthcare. 10 big, bold talks from female speakers.

Brainwaves

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014 | Inc.com

The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, or one of the many versions of <i>A Christmas Carol</i>. But if you'd like to start …

Space

Playlist: The ins and outs of outer space in 7 TEDx Talks

Curious about stars? Galaxies? Planets? Learn about everything from dark matter to cosmic radiation to water filtration on the International Space …