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Everything Apple Announced at its March 2016 Event

The Apple event is a wrap – if you missed the hour-long keynote, we’ve got everything Apple announced summarized in one place for you. For further details, see the link below each sections for full reports.<p>First things first…<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the announcement with a brief statement …

Apple

Mexico's 'sexiest police force' instructed to dress down

New security chief disbands Aguascalientes women-only group, who donned skintight leggings and heeled knee-high boots<p>A unit of Mexican policewomen dubbed “the sexiest force in the world” has been disbanded by the new security chief.<p>Ever since 2010 the women-only group, in the city of …

Mexico

The Big Picture photography competition: round 388

Photography

What It's Really Like to Be a Graphic Designer and Artist

Paula Scher explains the real difference between design and art.<p><i>This is from</i> <i>Lenny</i><i>: Feminism, style, health, politics, friendship, and everything else from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner. Like it?</i> <i>Share it with a friend</i><i>.</i><p>Paula Scher's work is iconic. You may not be able to pick her face out of a lineup, …

2016 Sony World Photography Awards Announces Extraordinary Shortlisted Entries

The Sony World Photography Awards have just released their stunning shortlisted entries for 2016. This year, a record breaking 230,103 images from all across the globe were submitted to the three categories of Professional, Youth and Open. The competition remains one of the most influential and …

Dreamlike Underwater Nude Portraits

Jeanne Morel et son compagnon Paul Marlier nous ont récemment dévoilé une magnifique série de portraits réalisés dans les eaux du Vietnam. Dans une …

Viêt Nam

The Machine-Free Home Gym

The essentials you need to get a proper workout in your bedroom, the garage or even in your office.

Exercise

Ancient stone tools raise tantalizing questions over who colonized Sulawesi

Stone tool‒makers ventured from Southeast Asia to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi deep in the Stone Age, far earlier than previously thought and …

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Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Consumer Tech

Awesome Power Of Nature Captured In Award-Winning Photography

The winners of the 2015 World Press Photo contest have been chosen, and the images are nothing short of breathtaking. The devastation of the Syrian …

10 Books That Will Change How You Think About Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are everywhere these days. They rival superheroes at the movies and TV, and novelists rush to create their own darker, more relevant …

3tags.org

Artist Creates Lifelike Human Masks Based on DNA Found in Discarded Gum and Cigarettes

We leave miniscule traces of ourselves everywhere we go. Even though we've left the building, our DNA remains behind, and with the right tools, it tells others about our intimate genetic makeup. This realization led artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg to create <i>Stranger Visions</i>, a series of sculptures …

Art

Apollo 10 astronauts reported hearing odd 'music' on far side of moon

The astronauts who flew the dress rehearsal for the first lunar landing reported hearing mysterious “outer space-type music” while flying behind the moon in May 1969.<p>The case of the odd, unexplained whistling noise is uncovered during an upcoming episode of the Science Channel series, “NASA’s …

Being Wrong About Fundamental Physics Is Pretty Exciting Too

New antineutrino results from China don't yet have an explanation, which is maybe a good thing.<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article identified the Daya Bay research as originating in Japan, while the researchers and institutions involved are from China. The post has since been updated.</i> …

10 Homes That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

And surprisingly, you won't find these magical places in Europe.<p>From isolated retreats with sprawling vistas to wooded dwellings with flourishing flower gardens, it's easy to picture any of these homes in the pages of our favorite storybooks.

Earth - Why pairing up for life is hardly ever a good idea

For many of us, marriage is special. The idea of a lifelong bond between two people is accorded legal, spiritual and cultural significance throughout much of the world. Whether we are religious or secular, a permanent monogamous relationship can feel sacred.<p>So when we hear about animals that form …

Chimpanzees

States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness review – walking in a waking dream

Wellcome Collection, London From gothic nightmares and early neural imaging to the operating theatre, an inspired exhibition explores the mysterious territory at the borders of wakefulness<p>What does thought look like? In the early days of photography a French army officer called Louis Darget …

Flat Earth Society

Science Links Anxiety To High IQ’s & Sentinel Intelligence, Social Anxiety To Very Rare Psychic Gift

Although Western medicine has radically transformed our world for the better, and given rise to some of the most remarkable breakthroughs in human …

Mental Health

Memories of a Maiko—Revisiting a National Geographic Cover Girl

<i>All images in this story appeared in the July 1987 issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine, except the current photo of Miho Sakai.</i><p>Twenty-nine years ago photographer Chris Johns set off for his first international assignment. It wasn’t a glamorous one—the topic was soybeans—but he was determined to …

Photography

Listening to Sennheiser’s $55,000 headphones is like going to the moon

Even before I slipped Sennheiser's new $55,000 Orpheus headphones over my ears, I was already both skeptical and in awe.<p>There's the base crafted out of marble, which one of Orpheus' engineers supposedly handpicked in Italy. Then there's the beautiful glass tube amps, both classic and alien at the …

Discover 11 Podcasts About Filmmaking and Creativity

11 podcasts about filmmaking, storytelling and creativity to discover and try out (with an episode highlight for each)

Filmmaking

The best of 2015 in cinematic nonfiction

Most of us take in hundreds of complexly enacted nonfiction images a day: Snapchat pics, Instagram selfies, Vine loops, YouTube rants, etc. In 2015, …

Which Cameras Were Used on the Oscar-Nominated Films of 2016?

It's not all about the camera -- we know. However, it's pretty interesting, as well as important to learn which ones were used on the Oscar-nominated …

Cinematography

<b>1. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (2007)</b><p>Budget: $450,000<p>Profit: $89,318,792<p>Written and directed by Oren Peli, this classic found footage horror film tops the …

THE HATEFUL EIGHT IS QUENTIN TARANTINO'S BLOODIEST MOVIE YET, BUT IT'S ALSO HIS MOST MATURE

The auteur's eighth movie is long, violent, unusually simplistic, and a surprising leap forward.<p>There's a hilariously gratuitous moment in <i>The Hateful</i> …

Pulp Fiction

16 Examples Of Fairytale Architecture In Norway That'll Have You Booking Your Plane Ticket Today!

As if there aren't enough good reasons to visit Norway, the endless fairytale architecture seals the deal. From breathtaking Stave churches that were …

Ancient skull reveals the secret to why snakes lost their legs

A 90 million year old skull has unlocked the secret to an evolutionary mystery: how snakes lost their legs.<p>Until geoscientist Hongyu Yi, from the …