Manuel Blanco

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All Apple Park employees getting standing desks because ‘sitting is the new cancer’

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.<p>We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much …

Tim Cook

Incredible Byzantine underground city in Turkey that runs 18 storeys deep discovered by local who was renovating his home

These stunning images show the underground 18-storey city discovered by chance by a man renovating his home.<p>In 1963, a Turkish dad knocked down a …

Archaeology

Microsoft's latest data center houses 864 servers underwater

As a major player in the cloud infrastructure market, Microsoft is keen on figuring out better ways to store and power its machinery. To that end, it’s now deployed a data center on the seafloor off the Orkney Islands in Scotland.<p>The idea is part of Project Natick, an initiative to identify …

Virginia Beach

Russia’s Gulag museum: Prisoner data secretly destroyed

MOSCOW — A museum studying Soviet prison camps said Friday it has discovered a secret Russian order in 2014 instructing officials to destroy data on prisoners — a move it said “could have catastrophic consequences for studying the history of the camps.”<p>Up to 17 million people were sent to the …

Russia

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

Dolphins

Reptilian-Mammal Fossil Unearthed In Utah, Turning Previous Theories Upside Down

The discovery of a half-mammal, half-reptile fossil points towards an "unsuspected burst of evolution."<p>The discovery of a half-mammal, half-reptile …

Paleontology

New controversial idea about Stonehenge has archaeologists shaking their heads

The towering rocks at Stonehenge are so heavy that, according to a new controversial idea, a glacier, rather than Neolithic people, may have carried them from western Wales and dropped them off at Salisbury Plain in England, where the ancient monument stands today.<p>But many archaeologists disagree, …

Luka Doncic made his case to be the No. 1 NBA draft pick at Euroleague Final Four

Doncic’s talent was on full display during his championship run with Real Madrid at Euroleague Final Four.<p>Luka Doncic ended his European pro career on a perfect note this past week. The Slovenian wunderkind was named Euroleague MVP, won the Euroleague championship with Real Madrid, and took home …

Basketball

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

The Amazons Were Based on Real-Life Women Warriors Who Were Cool as Hell

The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.<p>In ancient Greek myth, the Amazons only exist in reference—and deference—to Greek heroes. They are there to be fought and to provide …

Improve Your Street Photography With These 10 Tips

When done well, street photography provides compelling images that tell a story of a time and place. This video provides some great tips to help …

Cómo actualizar gratis a Windows 10, con licencia de Windows 7 u 8.1 o sin ella

Una de las estrategias más llamativas de Microsoft para promocionar Windows 10 fue la de ofrecerle la posibilidad de conseguir gratis el sistema …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Photography

Neanderthals may have crossed seas THOUSANDS of years before humans

Neanderthals may have crossed the seas THOUSANDS of years before modern humans, researchers say<p><b>Discoveries of tools dating back 130,000 years are</b> …

Strange Diamonds Reveal 'Ice-VII', a Form of Frozen Water We've Never Seen

"That's what you call a discovery."<p>We’re used to volcanoes spewing up magma and ash, but sometimes they’ll gush forth <i>diamonds</i>. And sometimes, those …

Geophysics

Photo Basics: Understanding the Power of “Auto ISO” and Knowing When to Use It (VIDEO)

Many of the tutorials we share are intended to encourage photographers to move their camera’s mode dial off the Auto setting, and try more advanced …

Shutter Speed

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale prototype, it has the potential to be competitive with currently available lithium-ion batteries.<p>The …

Clean Energy

‘The Big Lebowski’ is 20. We reached out to the critics who panned it to see what they think now.

It’s too easy to spill ink waxing about the ways in which Coen brothers’ “The Big Lebowski” has embedded itself in our culture.<p>The film, which was released 20 years ago this week, is no average cult flick showing at midnight at your local art house theater.<p>Though the movie was not a huge box-office …

Los Angeles

Remains of Roman aqueduct uncovered in Spain after Storm Emma

The remains of a Roman aqueduct dating back to the 1st century have been uncovered in the southern Spanish city of Cadiz in the wake of Storm Emma.<p>Hundreds of vehicles, yachts and seaside properties were damaged when the storm hit hard along the coast of southern Andalucia late last week, even …

Archaeology

127 Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals Bird That Was Even Cuter Than a Porg

Enantiornithines were birds before birds even existed.<p>About 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid blasted to Earth from space, blew a hole into …

Dinosaurs

Hombre siendo devorado por caimán: el grito que sale en 372 películas, incluyendo las de Star Wars

En 1976, un veterano especialista de sonido llamado Ben Burtt rebuscaba en los archivos de la Warner en busca de ruidos que incorporar a una …

Here’s How to Get Great Image Quality with the Old Camera You Already Own (VIDEO)

Most photographers would love to upgrade their camera every time an innovative new model with enhanced capabilities is introduced. But let’s face it: …

Cameras

Enceladus Has Everything It Needs to Host Alien Life, And We're So Excited

Time for a visit?<p>Life as we know it needs three things: energy, water and chemistry.<p>Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has them all, as NASA spacecraft …

Astronomy

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>After handing them their …

'Black Panther' is loaded with Easter eggs you probably missed. Here they are.

<b>Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with</b> <b>Black Panther Week</b><b>.</b><p>How many did you catch? How many did …

Marvel Universe

The HomePod Launch Is Officially a Fail, So What Now?

We all knew that genius in high school who wouldn't be happy getting anything but an A. Being handed a B would literally ruin their week. And a C? …

Tech Trends

Fujifilm’s X-H1 camera adds top video chops to X Series still shooting prowess

Fujifilm’s mirrorless lineup of X Series cameras has an excellent reputation, especially thanks to their ability to produce great-looking images comparable to full-frame competitors from crop sensors due to their unique image processing. Among still photographers, the X-Pro 2 and X-T2 especially …

Sip a glass of award-winning wine from one of the vineyards dotted around Central Otago as you drink in the breathtaking scenery that characterises the South Island of New Zealand.

New Zealand

Chris Broussard thinks Isaiah Thomas is going to need to ‘recalibrate’ at some point

Chris Broussard joins Colin Cowherd to talk Isaiah Thomas after his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers. Will the former Cavalier be a good fit with …

Basketball

Crocodile Mummy Genes Confirm an Ancient Egyptian Hypothesis

'Two thousand years later, we use DNA and show that they were absolutely right.'<p>Wildlife researcher Evon Hekkala, Ph.D., from the American Museum of …

Ancient History