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Deadly Hermine Wallops Florida, Knocks Out Power to 250K

Hurricane Hermine made landfall on Florida's northwest coast early Friday, toppling trees and utility lines, cutting power to tens of thousands and leaving at least one person dead.<p>The Category 1 hurricane roared ashore from the Gulf of Mexico near St. Marks, south of Tallahassee, with sustained …

Weather

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design

IRON MAN 3 Special Effects Video Reels

Plants Can Talk

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just when moral vegetarians thought their meal of choice wasn't sentient, it turns out that plants …

20 content ideas readers love

Social media is a hungry beast, and social networks require constant feeding. They need a diet of content that keeps readers and viewers coming back …

Infographics

7 Online Tools to Improve Your Writing

You've heard it <i>ad nauseum</i> — content is king. Yes, it's still king. Every Internet factotum must also be a connoisseur of content. If you're not …

Stephen King

Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

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Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Sunday Brunch: Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The beautiful weather has arrived, and with it brings a strong urge to cook steak, …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

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Incredible High Speed Video of Lightning Captured at 11,000 Frames Per Second

According to the <i>Encyclopedia of World Climatology</i>, lightning happens about 40–50 times per second worldwide; that translates into almost 1.4 billion …

How to Create Cinematic Style Photography and Lighting

Theatrical lighting produces stunning photographs that look like stills from Hollywood films. But these types of images can be made using common …

Unbelievable Composite Image of a Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse

This incredible image, which shows a breathtakingly beautiful solar corona surrounding the moon during a total solar eclipse, is actually not one …

James Beard Awards, Anticipated Restaurants, and More

<i>In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Eater:</i><p>Recapping the week in Eater: Monday was the <b>James Beard Foundation Awards</b> (see all the winners and the after-party hangover observations). There was a look at the <b>35 most anticipated openings</b> of Spring and Summer across the …

How Imagineers build engaging stories into Disney theme parks

Disney has found that it can improve the experience and engagement of its guests at its theme parks by building deeper stories and light adventures into the settings and rides. In doing so, it brought lessons from movies and video games into the real world of guest entertainment.<p>The Imagineers …

Writing about games: A lifelong quest to keep passion alive

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I have played video games as far back as I can remember. One of my earliest memories is opening up the original Nintendo Entertainment System one Christmas …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

NO Simon Wessely, member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists<p>Next week the American Psychiatric Association is publishing its fifth take on the …

Cambridge-based scientists develop 'superwheat'

<b>British scientists say they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30%.</b><p>The Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany has combined an ancient ancestor of wheat with a modern variety to produce a new strain.<p>In early trials, the resulting crop seemed …

Administrative Law

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …