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Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

Infographics

JavaScript runs the Web — so learn to run JavaScript with training under $15

There are a dozen different ways to build cool websites or productive apps. Not many of them happen without a healthy assist from JavaScript. It’s the programming language that powers every modern web browser and empowers front-end developers to create visually attractive, structurally sound web …

How to Use the New Photos App Features in iOS 12

In iOS 12, Apple has introduced some new features to the Photos app that aim to make it easier for you to search, share, and enjoy your photo collection. Here's how to make the most of them.<p>The most prominent addition in the Photos app is a new <b>For You</b> tab, which replaces the old Memories and Shared …

Apps

How to Record the Screen on Your iPhone or iPad

Need to capture exactly what’s on your screen? The built-in Screen Recording tool can create a video of your screen activity and can also help you …

Google Chrome

Apple's Face ID thwarted by 'morning face'

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the vast majority of the human population do not look their best first thing in the morning. And the iPhone X apparently agrees, as the phone’s signature Face ID feature reportedly struggles to recognize its users in their waking states.<p>An article on <i>Slate</i> …

Face ID

Macron loosens up trip to Nigeria with visit to legendary Lagos nightclub

In 1977, Nigerian soldiers burned down the legendary concert hall where Fela Kuti performed his protest music that popularized the Afrobeat genre and earned him millions of loyal followers around the world.<p>Kuti was despised by Nigeria’s military rulers for his controversial songs that mocked …

France

Most highly paid programmers know Python. You can learn it via an online course for just $44.

Contrary to what <i>Silicon Valley</i> portrays, you’ll need more than drive and intelligence to land a high-paying job in the tech world. You’ll need to be …

Python Programming

500px nixes Creative Commons option and replaces Marketplace with Getty and Visual China Group partnerships

Photographers who use 500px to distribute their work are now adjusting to two big changes. First, the platform is removing the option to upload or download photos with a Creative Commons license. On Saturday, it also shut down its stock photo platform 500px Marketplace, and replaced it with …

Nonprofits

Behind the secret U.S. war in Africa

Despite Pentagon assertions, secret programs allow American troops to direct combat raids in Somalia, Kenya, Niger and other African nations.<p>American special operations teams are playing a more direct role in military actions against suspected terrorists in Africa than the Pentagon has publicly …

Military

A white woman called police on a black 12-year-old — for mowing grass

It’s a business that has existed for as long as there have been summer vacations and borrowed lawn mowers: A pint-size entrepreneur offers to endure the rage of a summer sun on a neighbor’s behalf, pushing a lawn mower across high grass for a small fee.<p>Last week, in Maple Heights, Ohio, that …

Lawn Mowing

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

Cloud Computing

Apple's Free Schoolwork App Now Available to Teachers

Apple today announced that its free Schoolwork app, introduced at its education event in Chicago in March, is now available for teachers.<p>Schoolwork enables teachers to share assignments and announcements with students, track student progress, tailor instructions to student needs, collaborate …

Apps

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

NordVPN is as close to perfect as you could ask for in a VPN

NordVPN<p>$2.75 per month (3-year plan)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Strong security feature set • Fast! • Easy to use • Good for torrenting and Netflix<p>The …

How your smart home could generate, store and sell energy

<b>As we move towards renewables in our efforts to decarbonise our economies, energy storage is becoming increasingly important. Could householders become an integral part of national electricity networks?</b><p>When Adam Courtney decided he wanted to reduce the energy bills at his "not particularly energy …

Clean Energy

The first iOS 12 public beta is finally here

You no longer need to be a developer to try Apple’s biggest software updates of 2018.<p>Public testers can now get their hands on the first public beta builds of iOS 12 and tvOS 12 that bring tons of UI changes and feature improvements to the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.<p>If you haven’t signed up for …

Apple

Locked Out of Your iPhone? Here’s What to Do

<b>Q.</b> <i>What do you do if you forget your iPhone passcode and get a message on the lock screen saying the phone is disabled? What is disabling it?</i><p><b>A.</b> The passcode and other security protections that Apple builds into its iOS software are designed to prevent anyone but the owner (or trusted associate) from …

IPhone 7

How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it's easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue.<p>Fortunately, there's an easy way that …

Apps

Nile Rodgers: ‘My family were high-functioning addicts. I inherited that gene’

‘It’s been crazeeee,” Nile Rodgers says of his 65 years on the planet. We have barely met and he is already on to his parents’ heroin addiction, his mother’s three coat-hanger abortions, sexual abuse he witnessed at the convalescent home he was sent to for acute asthma as a child, mingling as a …

Music

GarageBand lessons are now free for aspiring musicians

GarageBand has long been a useful tool to record music, podcasts and more. Even better, the app is free to download and use on your Mac or iOS devices, making it easy to try. Recent updates have brought enhancements like a portal for free sound packs and a better drum sequencer (on mobile), along …

Drums

Sex-for-grades scandal: Nigerian professor sacked

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> A Nigerian university has sacked a professor who was caught on tape allegedly demanding sex from a female student in exchange for upgrading marks.<p>Accounting professor Richard Akindele was fired by Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in southwest Nigeria after an investigation …

Africa

NordVPN launches Android TV app for streaming out-of-country content

• The popular VPN service NordVPN has launched its own Android TV app.<br>• It will allow Android TV-powered smart TVs and set-top boxes to stream video content from nearly any country.<br>• It will also offer more secure streaming with NordVPN’s services.<p>With the 2018 World Cup now in full swing, there are lots …

Android TV

Everything You Need to Know About Lilies

“Lilies as a group are very difficult,” wrote the late, great gardening writer Henry Mitchell. “What is especially difficult and infuriating about …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Wellness

'Tourism pollution': Japanese crackdown costs Airbnb $10m

Kyoto is on frontline of clash that has spread to holiday lets, with restrictive law now in effect<p>It has become a familiar scene: tourists in rented kimonos posing for photographs in front of a Shinto shrine in Kyoto. They and other visitors have brought valuable tourist dollars to the city and …

Japan

Microsoft Office is getting a redesign — check out the biggest changes in the apps

Change is scary.<p>And for a product that's used by more than one billion people, change can cause a lot of confusion and disruption.<p>That's why Microsoft is giving people plenty of time to prepare for the first redesign of its Office apps in three years.<p>The popular suite of productivity apps, which …

Software

This Photographer’s Trick For Creating Magical Photos Is Actually So Easy

There's some real magic going on right here.

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Everyday & Here's What Happened To My Body

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Every Day & Here's What Happened To My Body<p>Heart health isn't the only benefit of oatmeal.<p>June 10, 2018<p>Ever since I got to …

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.<p>Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to …

Tesla

Best Lenses For Landscapes

<i>What makes a great lens for landscape photography? We reached out to the Sony Artisans Of Imagery to find out what the best of the best use to get</i> …