Creative Commons

'He’s Dead': Teens Film, Laugh at Man Drowning in a Pond as He Screams for Help

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>Florida —</i> In a case that has sparked moral outrage and frustration with the legal system, <i>CNN</i> reported Friday that a group of teenage boys …

Crime

Dear Utah: 'We Still Love You, But It's Complicated'

Breaking up is hard. But we’ll all get through this.<p><b>It’s been great Utah. Really, all these years together were incredible.</b> And you’re still just as …

Love

Rural Kentucky Eyes Microcredentials as a Professional-Development Solution

« States' Top Teachers Went to Capitol Hill to Lobby for Education | Main<p>You're a teacher in rural Appalachia. The closest community college is an …

Education

How houses were cooled before air conditioning

It’s too darn hot<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>On these sweltering midsummer days, it’s natural to want nothing more than to sit in front of an air …

Design Thinking

How to Have Breakthrough Ideas

Source: From Creative CommonsWhat is the best way to encourage great ideas? How can we achieve the next breakthrough that will make a difference? …

Creativity

11 Ways To Download Or Stream Movies For Free, Legally

It's easy to find movies to download or stream, but if you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and watch films that are free, public …

Netflix

10 tips for procrastinators: How to work better and not drive others crazy

Maybe your tendency to put things off doesn’t always work that well for you. It stresses you out, and it drives other people crazy. You also worry …

Procrastination

Before Dunkirk, here are films that highlighted events of World War II: Throwback Thursday

World War II's Operation Dynamo was an evacuation mission to rescue the soldiers of the Allied forces (England, France) from the beaches of Dunkirk. …

Military History

Open Ed. Provider Appealing Decision in Closely Watched Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a curriculum provider’s claim that the office giant FedEx has improperly reaped profits from making copies of “open” …

copyright

8 Ways to Sequester Carbon to Avoid Climate Catastrophe

By Mary Hoff<p>Klaus Lackner has a picture of the future in his mind, and it looks something like this: 100 million semi-trailer-size boxes, each filled …

Sustainability

In the Modelshop: Vincent de Rijk

Vincent de Rijk is perhaps one of the most well known architectural model makers in Europe. He graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, with an …

Rem Koolhaas

NASA wants your origami skills to help stop cancer in space

Competition on Freelancer opens up the design of foldable shield for use in space<p>Today is the 48th anniversary of the day that Neil Armstrong and …

NASA

Elon Musk Can't Sell His Teslas in Texas

"It makes no sense that an American manufactured vehicle would be so challenging to get," says Tesla owner Matt Holm. "You have to jump through so …

Autos

Daily 2 Cents: Humanoids in the Neighborhood -- Multi-Colored Double Orb -- 'Champ' Sightings & Search Continue

<b>Humanoids in the Neighborhood</b><p><b>Santa Cruz, CA - 2017-07-17:</b> Today I was relaxing at home when I noticed some movement across the street from my kitchen …

UFOs

Weekly Quiz: in which year was the Battle of Dunkirk?

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Highly variable recurrence of tsunamis in the 7,400 years before the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Article |<p>Open<p>Charles M. Rubin<br>• , Benjamin P. Horton<br>• , Kerry Sieh<br>• , Jessica E. Pilarczyk<br>• , Patrick Daly<br>• , Nazli Ismail<br>• & Andrew C. Parnell<p><i>Nature</i> …

Anthropology

Vitalik Inspires Grammy-Winning DJ To Release Full Album on Ethereum

A Grammy-winning DJ, better known by his stage name RAC, has released his latest album, EGO, as the only full-length record that has been distributed …

Music

Summer's Best Swimming Holes [Slideshow]

1 / 11<p>©Mike/Flickr, Creative Commons<p>2 / 11<p>©Mike/Flickr, Creative Commons<p>Olivine Tide Pools<p><b>Where to Find It:</b> West Maui<p>These black lava reefs are …

Travel

Ancient European dog genomes reveal continuity since the Early Neolithic

Article |<p>Open<p>Laura R. Botigué<br>• , Shiya Song<br>• , Amelie Scheu<br>• , Shyamalika Gopalan ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-2608-8472<br>• , Amanda L. Pendleton<br>• , Matthew …

Anthropology

The Essential Skill of Schmoozing

In a world built on networks, Networking is missing from the curriculum“Tech Jobs Tour Seattle 2017” by TechJobsTour …

Networking

Why Your Relationship Isn't As "Complicated" As You Think

<i>In this series, we'll dig into the stressful of complicated, ambiguous and shady relationship statuses – and what they actually mean.</i><p>Source: Pexels | …

Relationships

22 Life Hacks All Yorkshire People Grew Up With

If in doubt, add gravy.<p>Posted on July 17, 2017, 12:02 GMT<p>1. Re-creating the feeling of human affection by covering everything in gravy.<p>2. Using a Yorkshire pudding as a plate, therefore making plates useless.<p>Flickr: nox_noctis_silentium / Creative Commons<p>Saves on the washing-up when you can just …

Creative

From platypus to pollen – TERN is a data goldmine

If you think you have a lot of data to deal with at work, consider this.<p>In the first four months of 2017, more than a trillion records – that’s a …

Australian Universities

Revisiting the useR!2017 conference: Recordings now available

The annual useR!2017 conference took place July 4-7 in Brussels, and in every dimension it was the best yet. It was the largest (with over 1,100 R …

Data Science

What We Know—and Don't Know—About Hate Crimes in America

It's been about six months since ProPublica joined forces with newsrooms around the country to track hate. They've collected information on thousands …

Racism

Children’s first handwriting productions show a rhythmic structure

Altmetric: 10<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Elena Pagliarini ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-8644-0984,<br>• Lisa Scocchia,<br>• Mirta Vernice,<br>• Marina Zoppello,<br>• Umberto …

Research

Industry Efforts to Censor Pro-Terrorism Online Content Pose Risks to Free Speech

In recent months, social media platforms -- under pressure from a number of governments -- have adopted new policies and practices to remove content …

Censorship

The Greatest Wolverine Video, Ever

If there’s one animal that is the symbol of wilderness, of all that is fierce and untamed, it’s the wolverine. It’s tough. It wanders huge distances …

Nature

Sunday Video: Pumba vs Chickens and Plastic Bags

Another potential buyer for Pumba said to me, “so she’s ok with kids and llamas but what does she think of chickens and is she scared of plastic …

Horses

Inquiry as the Assessment, Technology is the Tool

At the Geographic Information Systems Institute at Southern we had a wonderful conversations about the pitfalls of using Story Maps. We all brought …

Teaching