The Trailblazing 18t...

By Maria Popova “It is the privilege of affection to see a friend in all the situations of his soul.” “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer,” Anaïs Nin admonished.“It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you...

Gainsborough painting slashed by attacker back on dispay Mar29

Gainsborough paintin...

By livius drusus On 2:15PM on Saturday, March 18th, 2017, Keith Gregory walked up to Mr and Mrs William Hallett by Thomas Gainsborough hanging in the British paintings room of London’s National Gallery and slashed it twice with a pointed metal object. The man was immediately apprehended...

Apple's iOS 10.3 update is freeing up gigabytes of storage space on iPhones Mar28

Apple's iOS 10.3 upd...

By Rob Verger Technology How is that even possible? If you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 10.3 today, you’ll likely find that you have an extra GB or more of storage space....

How to Make a Simple...

By Andrew Childress When I need to learn a new skill, my first move is usually to hit Google and start searching “How to (insert skill I need to know)”. Judging by Google’s search predictions, I’m not the only one. These searches lead to how-to videos on YouTube or...

To save their land, they unveiled the world’s biggest dinosaur footprint Mar28

To save their land, ...

By Sara Chodosh Science Australia has always had the market cornered on enormous animals trying to kill you The Goolarabooloo people have been singing about dinosaur footprints for thousands of years—they just don’t call them ‘dinosaurs.’ Read on....

Organizing the natural world by color makes for some seriously satisfying photos Mar28

Organizing the natur...

By Julie Seabrook Ream Entertainment Excerpt: Encyclopedia of Rainbows A new book that shows the natural world—world arranged by color. And it’s incredibly satisfying. Take a look:…...

What to buy for a better shave Mar28

What to buy for a be...

By Billy Cadden Gadgets Trim, shape, moisturize. Face, legs, whatever. Better shaving gear for anyone. Read on....

How to book the cheapest flights possible Mar28

How to book the chea...

By David Nield DIY Tech and tools to save you airfare dollars With the right tricks and apps at your disposal, you can make sure you’re getting the best deal on your flights, no matter when you’re going or where you’re heading....

Create a pouring wat...

By Vikrant J Dalal This tutorial show you how to simulate a liquid pouring effect. There are various software and plugins you can use to create liquid effects, but I’ve chosen to use RealFlow as it’s accessible and delivers consistent results. Before you start, you’ll need...

The entire female menstrual cycle can now be replicated in a Petri dish Mar28

The entire female me...

By Claire Maldarelli Health Providing researchers with a platform to study drugs and diseases influenced by these hormones Researchers have figured out a way to integrate each organ type involved in the menstrual cycle into one fully-functioning unit, all on a Petri dish. Read on:…...

How to Create a New ...

By Andrei Stefan What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial, we’re going to pull out our architect hats and learn how to “build” our very own miniaturized set of New York’s most iconic buildings, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on...

Asian dust might be the secret to keeping California's sequoias alive Mar28

Asian dust might be ...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Science Small but mighty, distant dust packs a powerful punch A new study sheds light on the role of dust—from far-away lands—on mountain ecosystems. Read on....

50 brilliant design ...

By Creative Bloq Staff The internet is full of thousands and thousands of awe-inspiring creative resumes and design portfolios. To stand out in this tough market, it’s important to make your online portfolio as impressive as you can. It’s not just the examples of work that need to...

Here's how China is battling drones Mar28

Here's how China is ...

By Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal There’s no shortage of targets. Chinese police have drone-jamming guns, while the Chinese military has frigging laser guns....