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Stand out from the crowd with a trip to these alternative travel destinations

The constant stream of travel photos on Instagram can provide endless inspiration for your next trip, but you may notice that certain destinations are filling up your feed. Luckily, one travel booking site is trying to help travellers find the next big destination by singling out spots that offer a …

European Travel

6 Things Legendary DP Roger Deakins Wants You to Know About Cinematography

There's so much to learn from Oscar-winning DP Roger Deakins' illustrious career.Roger Deakins is one of the most admired, respected, and talented …

Cinematography

The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Look, I’m not here to tell you who to date.<p>Attraction is an incredibly subjective matter. What entices one person bores another. What repulses you …

Relationships

Nobody knows how far off useful quantum computers are: Here's why

When will the world see a useful quantum computer system? That’s arguably the most interesting question in technology. A rash of recent breakthroughs has many experts convinced the quantum computer is imminent, while others remain skeptical they’ll ever arrive.<p>The truth is, nobody knows because …

Quantum Computing

Scientists discover how to harness the power of quantum spookiness by entangling clouds of atoms

From tunnelling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum world of atoms and particles is famously bizarre. …

Quantum Mechanics

Apple ranks among world’s most trusted tech companies

People trust Apple. A recent survey found that only a tiny percentage of Americans think the iPhone maker is irresponsible with their personal data.<p>That’s good news for Tim Cook and co., who have worked hard to differentiate themselves from Facebook, the least trusted tech company by a wide …

5 scary movies that everyone should see this spring — even if you're not a horror buff

Autumn is usually the scariest of seasons but this spring has got some gruesome treats in store for goths and gore hounds alike. From a film that scored big at Sundance to campy teen treats, here are five big films that are making huge strides in horror and that you should be checking out this …

Horror

Once you learn these 5 brutal truths about life, you’ll be a much better person (according to Buddhism)

Life is no picnic. All too often, we have to overcome obstacles in order to survive.<p>Sometimes we try to deny these obstacles because they’re too …

Scientists Discover that Everything — from Rocks to Molecules — Is Conscious

Tweet<p><b>Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe,</b> …

Apple has a two-year lead in 3D sensing technology: Report

It seems like Apple has a 2-year lead over its rivals in the area of 3D sensing technology. According to a report by Reuters, Android phone …

The 13 best places to visit in March for every type of traveler

Travelers are planning their springtime vacations.<p>March offers an array of great travel experiences around the world, from breathtaking glimpses of flourishing nature on the Galapagos Islands to the colorful celebration of Holi in Mumbai.<p>Best yet, in many places March is the start of "shoulder …

Joshua Tree National Park

The first Lightning-based wireless Qi charger is here

But there’s no fast charging<p>LXORY isn’t exactly a major company in the wireless charging business, but they’ve managed to become the first to release a wireless charger with an input for Apple’s Lightning cables, via <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>Almost every other charger out there uses either MicroUSB, USB-C, or a …

Renault's concept EV drove me at 80MPH while I wore a VR headset

I'm driving the multimillion-dollar Symbioz EV concept on a highway in France when Renault-Nissan Senior VP Ogi Redzik hands me an Oculus VR headset. "Put it on. Do you see an image yet?" he asks me. "Not yet. Ahh, yes, now I see it," I reply nervously.<p>A minute ago I was on a real road, but now I'm …

Mockups

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

‘Phenomenal’ trial results may lead to a treatment for Huntington’s disease, experts say

The discovery of a drug that may treat the fatal disease known as Huntington's is being hailed as “historic” by Louise Vetter, president and CEO of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, and “phenomenal” and “fantastically promising” by Huntington's researchers, including the woman who …

Dementia

This the greatest beach on Earth (according to the experts)

Tucked away in the Caribbean and boasting some of the clearest waters and softest white sand you’re likely to come across, Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands has been named the best in the world in a survey of travel experts.<p>A 12-mile stretch on the island of Providenciales, and …

Top 10

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You’ve probably heard the adage that an organization’s greatest assets are its people. I’d like to take that one step further and share that, in my …

Self-improvement

Neuroscience Confirms that Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) is ‘Hard-wired’ in the Human Brain

Neurological studies have established that the brain has three distinct processing modes, called serial, parallel and synchronous. Serial processing …

The Future According to Elon Musk (Infographic)

Plans and predictions for our world and beyond, according to the man behind SpaceX.<p>The businesses under Elon Musk's belt, from Tesla to SpaceX to SolarCity, incubate some of the most progressive ideas in their fields, and Musk is not shy to show his confidence in the at-first seemingly outlandish …

Russians have invented a high-tech heater that also mines Ethereum

Living in a terribly cold place with a failing economy can certainly inspire some highly unusual creations. Russian cryptocurrency startup Comino has come up with a high-tech solution that aims to tackle both crippling recession and cold weather: An Ethereum mining device that also doubles as a …

This tiny country is one of the top travel destinations for 2018

When we’re planning a getaway there are a couple of things we look for. Beautiful scenery, delicious food and wine and a lack of crowds. We’re sick …

Best Islands of Thailand: Lesser known escapes from the crowds

With Thailand’s white sand beaches and gloriously warm waters, the dreamy destination offers a luxury travel escape without breaking the bank. But …

The Fillmore Duplex

Phoenix, Arizona<p>An Airbnb dream, this modern duplex is located in the hip Garfield neighborhood near downtown Phoenix.<p>Designed by architect & developer William Erwin, AIA this unique property features two 1,100 SF (2) bed (2) bath units. Erwin A&D and the general contractor Beckett Construction …

Architecture

Students build a low-cost yet high-quality sustainable home from recycled materials

Affordable and sustainable housing is possible—and Studio 804’s many projects are proof. Working together with University of Kansas architecture …

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Transform Your Life With The Power of Positive Thinking

Can you guess what the most successful and happy people think about all day long?The answer is quite simple…Healthy, happy people think about what …

Happiness

50 New Features in iPhone X

Apple has officially introduced the iPhone X, its new flagship smartphone with dozens of new features. It won't be available until November 3, but here's a preview of 50 changes and improvements coming.<p>Design<p><b>Glass:</b> iPhone X's front and back are all glass, with a strengthening layer that is 50 …