Sarah Wells-Smith

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Biodegradable algae water bottles provide a green alternative to plastic

Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at …

Pollution

NASA tracks ‘world-killer’ giant rock

NASA experts believe Asteroid 86666 (2000 FL10), which could be up to 2.6km wide, will miss Earth when it passes by this weekend at 65.7LD (lunar …

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

<i>In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be</i> …

Ian McKellen advised Patrick Stewart not to do Star Trek and 9 other things we learned from his Reddit AMA

The 76-year-old star talked Star Trek, secret recipes and the stolen front door key that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is still looking …

Star Trek

8 cool tools for data analysis, visualization and presentation

Reporters wrangle all sorts of data, from analyzing property tax valuations to mapping fatal accidents -- and, here at <i>Computerworld</i>, for stories …

Too Bad, That Rumor About A New Star Trek TV Show Is Absolutely False

We'd all love to see a brand new <i>Star Trek</i> TV series, as the show warps towards its 50th anniversary. Almost everyone agrees <i>Trek</i> belongs on …

Star Trek

Archaeology

Archaeology

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Want to know what’s working on social media?<p>Word-of-mouth advertising is very powerful. You need to earn the trust of your audience so they will …

How The Grand Budapest Hotel Cast Its Most Challenging Role

The most expansive cast of all the best-picture nominees hinged on a single role, to be played by a teenager who had never acted before.<p>Of all the films nominated for the best-picture Oscar this Sunday, none have a cast as complex, varied, and eye-poppingly starry as <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>. From</b> …

New Jersey

Steven Spielberg Wants to Direct Chris Pratt in INDIANA JONES Reboot

Reinventing the calendar

<b>Re: Save The Date, Dec. 31.</b><br>As this article points out, the Gregorian calendar that we now use was a “16th century Roman Catholic invention.” The …

Israel

10 Tools to Create Social Media Graphics

<b>With millions of images uploaded</b> each day, social media is now a visual medium. Platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, Flickr, and Vine make sharing …

Infographics

5 FUTURE FORECASTS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD - h+ Media

• authors Gray Scott<p>When I tell people that I’m a technology futurist and a philosopher, the first thing they ask is “what’s a technology futurist?”<p>I …

'Nothing is ever dry down here. Ever.'

Sixty feet below the sea, in the world's only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the Aquarius stay sane?<p>What Houston is to space stations, a turquoise two-storey home in Key Largo is to Aquarius, the world’s only underwater …

Scuba Diving