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The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

Power Ingestible Gadgets With Batteries You Can Eat

As a non-toxic way to use swallowable medical devices<p>Today, implanted medical devices continuously monitor the body to give doctors and researchers more information than ever about the state of a patient's disease and the effects of certain treatments. Engineers have also been making devices that a …

Pooductive, a social network for pooping people. Seriously.

There really is a messaging app for everyone and every place — apparently, even including the toilet.<p>A new chat app called Pooductive aims to create …

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Google encrypts Gmail between data centers to keep the NSA out of your inbox

Google just announced that as of today, Gmail is more secure than ever before. And the company isn't hiding the fact that it's actively trying to stop the government from spying on your email activity. Google says that Gmail will now use a secure HTTPS connection whenever you check or send email, …

Web inventor Berners-Lee to do Reddit AMA Wednesday

On the day the World Wide Web turns 25, Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the Web, will answer your questions about the past and future of the Internet with an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit.<p>"I invented the WWW 25 years ago", said Internet pioneer Berners-Lee when announcing the AMA, "and I …

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With 5M Users Already On Board, Tynker Goes Mobile To Help Kids Learn To Code On The iPad

Historically, the U.S. educational system has struggled to get young people excited by and involved with STEM-related fields, especially computer science, which has actually seen a steady decline in participation over the last two decades, according to Time Magazine. Luckily, the winds of reform …

Google's Project Ara could go on sale next year for $50

Google's Project Ara modular smartphones could arrive early next year for as low as $50, reports <i>Time</i>. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group — which is developing the project to make smartphones composed of small, swappable pieces of hardware — reportedly plans to finish a …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

‘ReSound LiNX’ launches globally as first MFi Bluetooth LE hearing aid

Back at CES we gave you a preview of the first Made-for-iPhone Bluetooth LE hearing aid when GN’s Resound Linx started rolling out to select markets ahead of an official launch. Today the company announced that it’s now rolling out in global markets alongside the new ReSound Smart companion app. …

How The Best CEOs Handle Email

If you’re like most people, you feel overwhelmed and frustrated by the amount of email you receive. You would rather spend time on high-impact …

Graphic Design & Illustration Tutorials by Envato Tuts+

In this tutorial we look at how you can integrate typography with photos to create an impressive 3D effect. You’ll see this sort of effect on …

Top 10 social enterprise stories of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we've rounded up our top 10 content highlights of the year for your easy perusal. From David Beckham's social enterprise contributions to ancient Muslim teachings on ethical capitalism - we've had a remarkable year of inspirational and thought-provoking stories on the site.<p>…

What is the DOM? | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On December 29, 2013<p>A reader recently wrote in asking me what the DOM was. They said they've heard it mentioned and alluded to, but …

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Encrypted chat service Cryptocat for iPhone rejected by Apple

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now it's facing a block of its own trying to get onto Apple's App Store. Developer Nadim Kobeissi took to Twitter today to blast the iPhone and iPad maker for unjustly rejecting …

Mastering HTML Email - Envato Tuts+ Web Design Tutorials

Email is an awesome medium. It goes straight into the inbox and its ROI is widely reported as being through the roof at 4000%. It’s also …

IDEO’s Culture of Helping

Artwork: Freegums, Celestial Plane, 2010, fully tileable ink drawing, 24″ x 36″<p>Few things leaders can do are more important than encouraging helping behavior within their organizations. In the top-performing companies it is a norm that colleagues support one another’s efforts to do the best work …

A Look Back at the Popular Web Design Trends from 2013

This year has brought powerful new UI concepts, open source projects, and new hacks/tricks for web designers and developers. Those who are interested …

Using Photoshop's 3D Capabilities - Envato Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorials

Photoshop CS6 Extended is packed with new and exciting features to help you work with and create 3D objects much more efficiently. In this tutorial, …

Create a Photo Realistic Digital Painting in Photoshop

With the right knowledge, the brush tool in Photoshop can be extremely powerful. In this tutorial, we will use digital painting techniques to create …

Camera and Video Control with HTML5

By David Walsh on<p>146<p>The method for getting access to camera was initially navigator.getUserMedianavigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia.<p>Browser vendors …

Developer losing his vision launches campaign to jailbreak iOS 7

Three years ago, my friend Chris Maury, 27, realized he was straining his eyes to read words on a computer screen.<p>After paying a visit to his doctor, Maury was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration. Maury was told he would steadily lose his vision. No cure …

Getting Started with Stylus

Within the web development community, we hear a lot about two popular CSS preprocessor: Sass and LESS. You don’t often, however, hear about the third …

8 HTML Elements You're Not Using (and Should Be)

8 HTML Elements You’re Not Using (and Should Be)<p>54<p>In today's web, the word <i>semantic</i> gets thrown around a lot. But what does semantic mean? Why is it …

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The Beauty of CSS Design

So What is This About?<p>There is a continuing need to show the power of<p>CSS. The Zen Garden aims to excite, inspire, and encourage participation. To …

Sigmund Freud’s Home Movies: A Rare Glimpse of His Private Life

Not long ago we posted the only known recording of Sigmund Freud's voice. Today we present rare home movies of the founder of modern psychology, …

Quick Tip: Rename Layers in Photoshop CS6 Using the Tab Key

Naming your layers is the the first step if you want to take advantage of some of the new layer search features in Photoshop CS6. In the past, naming …

H&FJ Web Fonts: A Field Guide

Since Hoefler & Frere-Jones announced their foray into the world of web fonts, the internet has been overflowing with the rejoicing of designers and …

Interview With Miagui Studio

Miagui is a Brazilian-based creative production studio, focused on producing advertising images. In this interview, we speak with Creative Director, …