With global population exploding, perhaps few efforts are more essential today than those aimed at developing efficient and cost-effective ways of producing foo

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The photos from the drone provide a near-infrared reading that provides information concerning how efficiently plants are absorbing sunlight to facilitate photosynthesis. Farmers can use the information to adjust their distribution of water and fertilizer to their crops.

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Lasers have been advancing science and threatening move characters since the 1960s, but you may have noticed they always have a distinct color. Now, a team of scientists has developed the world’s first white laser.

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Hot on the heels of Japan’s strongest laser fire is “Li-Fi” laser technology: white lasers that can be used for visible light communication.

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Drones can also be used for good.

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Drones are much more easily deployed than conventional search-and-rescue operations. Though the teacher remains missing, the military drone was able to provide a high-tech scan of a large forested area in a short amount of time.

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We’ve been asked “how ethical is content curation?” so many times we decided to dig deep to give you a data answer: ethical content curation exists.

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We’ve been asked “how ethical is content curation?” so many times we decided to dig deep to give you a data answer: ethical content curation exists.

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Good content is great to have, but it doesn’t mean much if no one sees it. You’re putting in all the work; you want all the shares, media pickup, and unique visitors you can get.

If you’re running a blog, are you sure it’s optimized for distribution? Even in this modern Web-publishing era, too many blogs are woefully behind the times: broken social counters, no CTAS, the list goes on. To make sure you’re publishing the right way, check out these tips to optimize your blog for content distribution…

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There are both many privileges and many challenges that go hand-in-hand with living the life of a designer. From dealing with difficult clients to figuring out how to manage your time, the designer life has a slew of common problems — many of which are illustrated in the hilarious cartoons below.

Read on to learn more (and laugh!) about some familiar designer problems that you most likely share with creative types across the world….

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