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NVIDIA’s AI-Powered ‘Content-Aware Fill’ is Mind-Blowing

NVIDIA is taking Photoshop-style “Content-Aware Fill” to the next level. The company has introduced a new state-of-the-art technique that uses AI to …

Tutorials

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

Celebrating the opening of our new offices

<p>Western Australia’s leading strategic communications and public relations firm, Cannings Purple, recently celebrated the official opening of its new …

Australia

Drone Pilot Fined for Flying a Drone Over Ed Sheeran's Concert Last Week - The Drive

Drone Pilot Fined for Flying a Drone Over Ed Sheeran Concert<p>An irresponsible Australian flew his UAV above the concert last week, securing himself a …

Civil Aviation

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Tutorials

This U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Photographed the Northern Lights Up Close

Want to see what the Northern Lights look like up close? Ross Franquemont can show you. A U-2 spy plane pilot by day and a photographer by night, …

I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Year and This Is How It Transformed My Body

Ever since having my second child, I've been holding onto a few extra pounds around my waist. I know I'm not overweight by any means, but I made a decision that I was ready to change up my normal diet and workout routine to see how it would change my body and improve my current level of fitness. My …

Fitness

I can’t stop playing Apple’s clever new HomePod ad

The song is only available on Apple Music<p>There’s so much going on in Apple’s latest HomePod ad that I don’t know where to begin. The four-minute quirky adventure into music is accompanied by a dancing FKA twigs, and a new track from Anderson .Paak. This talent is backed up by direction from Spike …

Apple Music

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Florida Student Emma Gonzalez Delivered This Powerful Speech Demanding Gun Control Reform

Audiophile Review: HomePod 'Sounds Better' Than $999 KEF X300A Digital Hi-Fi Speakers

HomePod reviews from the tech press came thick and fast last week, and while the smart speaker's sound quality was consistently praised, most reviews were based on subjective assessments and didn't take into account professional-grade output measurements. Early on Monday, however, Reddit user …

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Ethereal Portraits of Women Who Look Like They’re Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Inspired by fantasy and fairytales, photographer Bella Kotak creates ethereal images that combine sumptuous color and bountiful nature. Her portraits of women fuse flowers, gorgeous fashion, and picturesque settings, resulting in moments that seem plucked from the pages of a storybook.<p>Kotak …

Photography

Freefly Movi is a Cinematic Gimbal for Your Smartphone

Freefly creates professional drone and gimbal solutions for the cinema industry, and today it released a specialized gimbal for smartphones: the …

Tesla’s battery bank will charge your iPhone with same battery as Model S/X

For Tesla fans, the Electric vehicle/energy company just put out a iPhone/iPad powerbank “designed and inspired after Tesla’s supercharger monument at the Tesla Design Studio”.<p><i>In case you missed it last night, Tesla put on quite a show – check our sister site Electrek for all the details on the</i> …

Parachute-flying guy launches paper plane up in the sky and catches it

Warning: This video is going to make you really envious you can't fly.<p>Paramotor operator and vlogger Tucker Gott managed to launch a paper airplane …

New nudes are good news for photography group

Ireland’s nude art collective are holding their first exhibition, and are clear about the differences between their work and pornography, writes</b> …

Britain once punched above its weight. Now we are irrelevant

Britain has lost its way and is having an identity crisis, says the New York Times. Just as Dean Acheson’s barb that Britain had lost an empire and not yet found a role hit home in 1962, so did an article last week by Steven Erlanger, the paper’s diplomatic editor and former London bureau chief, …

Foreign Policy

Photos of People Matching Paintings in Museums

Photographer Stefan Draschan visited museums across Europe and spent hours looking for curious coincidences in which other visitors matched the …

Take a peek at Australia's open-air exhibition Sculpture by the Sea

Burger bait. A cavalcade of charging horses. A plastic bubble paradise. They're all sitting on the coastline of Australia.<p>Every year, the …

14 Spectacular Green Roofs Around the World

<b>Watermill Residence, Water Mill, New York</b><p><b>Autofamily House, Poland</b><p><b>Biesbosch Museum, National Park De Biesbosch, the Netherlands</b><p><b>Daniel F. and Ada L.</b> …

First Evidence That Offshore Wind Farms Are Changing the Oceans - MIT Technology Review

Offshore wind farms are becoming increasingly common in our oceans. In Europe, the goal is for them to supply over 4 percent of the continent’s …

Wind Power

Drone captures dramatic footage of erupting volcano in Japan

Incredible footage shot by a drone has captured the intensity of a Japanese volcano which erupted for the first time in six years.<p>Smoke and ash can …

Natural Disasters

How to Make Double Exposures in Photoshop

Double exposure photography is a genre that merges multiple photographs to create a single story. Stories told through double exposures are often …

Tutorials

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Fossil Fuels

How To Regain Your Focus When You Feel Overwhelmed

Like a lot of people, I find great joy in accomplishment. Maybe this is because I’ve come to understand that as human beings, we were not created to …

9to5Rewards: Customize a pair of Apple AirPods from ColorWare [Giveaway]

This week for 9to5Rewards, we’re giving away a pair of customized AirPods from ColorWare, the Minnesota-based company that specializes in custom painted products & skins.<p>These are a pair of genuine Apple AirPods (Reg. $159) that will be specially customized by the winner using ColorWare’s online …

You can now cross-post Instagram Stories to Facebook Stories

If you’re a fan of Instagram or Facebook Stories – posts of photos and videos which automatically disappear after 24 hours – you’ll now be able to send to both platforms with a single post.<p>In a feature currently rolling out to Instagram users, there’s a new Share option when posting a story which …