• Smithsonian Institute just released 2.8 million high-quality images for free

    Smithsonian Institute has just released a massive trove of 2.8 million high-quality two-dimensional and three-dimensional images to the public domain. Which means you can download them free of charge. These images were sourced from all 19 Smithsonian museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo. These images are a record of some famous artifacts such as Muhammad Ali’s celebrated headgear, a portrait of Ida B. Wells, and an early contract for the legendary BB King and orchestra. Notably, all these images are listed under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, so they are free from any kind of copyright restrictions. Till now,… This story continues at The Next Web

  • Researchers found a cure for diabetes (in lab mice)

    More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, approximately 10% of the population according to the American Diabetes Association. To date, the most common treatment has been to manage the disease with a carefully controlled diet and regular insulin shots, if needed. But a cure may be on the horizon. A research team led by Jeffrey Millman at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri found last year that infusing mice with stem cells could offer a better treatment option. Building on that research, the same team may have found a cure: at least in lab mice. Diabetics are characterized by their… This story continues at The Next Web

  • How to see where you’re logged in on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

    Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’ll bet money that you’re logged into your social media platforms on multiple devices. Phones, tablets, computers — it’s convenient to be able to have your multi-hour social browsing sessions from anywhere. But you should always know what devices your apps are logged into, as a matter of basic digital security. And every now and then, it helps do the technical version of a welfare check, just to see which devices have access to your… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook,Instagram,Twitter