Alex Kerr

34 Flips | 5 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @AlexKerrdjcm | Keep up with Alex Kerr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alex Kerr”

LIGO spots a third black hole merger, tightens mass limits on gravitons

The merger also hints about the history of the black holes.<p>Today, the team behind the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is …

Tech Heads Unite! CES 2015 in Photos

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

Drummer is a beautiful, minimal drum machine for iPhone

"The world of pro audio gear has not yet been hit by the <i>tidal wave</i> of the internet, nor by the….. <i>earthquake</i> of good design," howls Jake Lodwick. He’s the effervescent, manchild co-founder of Vimeo, and more recently of Elepath, a software development company based out of New York City’s hip …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying An Xbox One Instead Of A PS4, 2014 Edition

The holidays are coming. For the video game industry, this is when things get real. We’re about one year into the console war and PS4 has a solid lead. That doesn’t mean Sony’s machine is the right decision for every gamer — Microsoft’s Xbox One still has a lot going for it, and the fight is a …

See an Astronaut's Minimalist Photo of a Sunrise

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>NASA/The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI)<p>NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Wisc.<p>NASA/ESA/P. Kalas (University of California, Berkeley, …

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

British-Iranian woman sentenced to a year in prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British woman with Iranian citizenship, has been sentenced to serve a year in prison for attending a men's volleyball game<p>A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match.<p>Ghoncheh …

Crime

Architizer

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

Advertisement<p>49 Comments<p>After upgrading to OS X Yosemite last week, I got an interesting notification when booting up Chrome for the first time. …

Mylio: A Compelling New Way to Organize and Access All Your Photos from Anywhere

One of the most interesting products at this year’s PhotoPlus wasn’t a camera, or a lens, or a quirky accessory hiding in one of the out-of-the-way …

The cautionary tale of Zakaria Bakkali

Brussels, 15 October 2013. Belgium is playing Wales in its final World Cup qualifier. Qualification for the World Cup has already been secured, so coach Marc Wilmots is trying out some things. With 12 minutes to go, he calls his last substitute to the bench and gives him a fatherly kiss on the …

Why women are buying men's underwear

Things are moving apace in genderless fashion and, as per, women are ruining everything. According to Marks & Spencer, the Official British Empire of British Underwear, women are starting to buy men’s underwear, with some increasingly close to out-buying them.<p>The British retailer claim half of …

Cristiano Ronaldo scoops three awards

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won three awards at La Liga’s annual gala including last season’s best player.<p>It is the first time Ronaldo, 29, has beaten Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to La Liga’s top prize.<p>The Portuguese also won prizes for the league’s best striker and best goal, for his …

Real Madrid unveil IPIC deal to make Bernabeu 'best stadium in the world'

Los Blancos announce a link-up with the United Arab Erimates-based investment company, with a view to building the club brand worldwide and improving installations<p>Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has promised to make the new Santiago Bernabeu the "world's best stadium" after announcing a …

Inexpensive eInk Cell Phone

The aim of this eInk Cell Phone is to provide mobile phone goodness at a fraction of the cost. According to the designer, the final price should be …

Lamela scores 'Rabona' goal against Asteras Tripoli

<b>Tottenham's Erik Lamela scored one of the goals of the season with this 'Rabona' kick against Asteras Tripoli in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.</b><p>Erik Lamela celebrates after scoring for Tottenham.

Balotelli fighting for his Liverpool future

The striker has failed to impress since joining for £16 million in the summer, and Brendan Rodgers has admitted he will re-assess the situation during the January transfer window<p>Mario Balotelli is fighting for his Liverpool career just three months after arriving at Anfield, with his manager …

QPR's Harry Redknapp slams Adel Taarabt as 'worst professional ever'

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has continued his war of words with Adel Taarabt by telling The Sun that the only reason for his midfielder's recent …

This is the Fitbit Surge, a $250 'superwatch' with built-in GPS

GPS and heart rate monitoring headline Fitbit's next flagship wearable<p>Fitbit is preparing to launch three new fitness trackers in the coming weeks. Two of those will be the Charge and Charge HR. The Charge looks to be a revision of the Fitbit Force, which was pulled off the market after it caused …

Bayern obliged to think about signing Reus - Rummenigge

The Bavarians' chairman upset BVB by discussing the forward's buy-out clause earlier this year but he feels that their interest in the Germany international is only natural<p>Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that Bayern Munich are "obliged" to think about signing Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus.<p>The …

ESM Team of the month - September 2014

<b>ESM XI</b><p>Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus, 9 votes)<br>Jeremie Mathieu (Barcelona, 6 votes)<br>Miranda (Atletico Madrid, 5 votes)<br>Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus, 4 votes)<br>Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea, 4 votes)<br>Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea, 9 votes)<br>Xabi Alonso (Bayern Munich, 6 votes)<br>Mario Gotze (Bayern Munich, 4 votes)<br>Cristiano …

Luis Suarez has regrets, but racial abuse not among them

Luis Suarez admits to having some regrets over his behaviour on the football pitch, but being found guilty of racially abusing Patrice Evra is not among them.<p>The Uruguay striker still feels aggrieved over being found guilty of racism in the infamous incident with Manchester United’s Evra in …

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal will try to sign a defensive player in January

Arsene Wenger stated that Arsenal will try and secure one remaining key signing in January, as he spoke at the club's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review: Far More To Offer Than Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been my phone of choice for the last year. I’ve used a lot of others, like the LG G3, which I’ve also loved. But I’ve ended up back on the Note 3 every time. That, to me, is the best indication that the Note range is perfectly designed for my needs.<p>So who should …

The SIM card is about to die

Apple just dealt the first blows, and the wounds are mortal<p>If there's one thing I've learned about Apple's dealings with SIM cards in the past seven years, it's that Apple gets what Apple wants.<p>The little gold-plated circuits — which identify you as a subscriber on a particular carrier — plug into …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera shootout versus iPhone 6 Plus, LG G3

The battle of the phablet phones begins with a test of their built-in cameras that come equipped with optical image stabilization. Which phone takes the best shot?<p><i>October 21, 1.45 a.m.: Updated to fix incorrect links to images in portrait and low-light sections. Some captions were also …

The 5 Day Difference: Improve Your Photography And The World

Header cover photo by Martin Molcan<p><b>Dave Seeram</b> <i>is the editor and publisher of PhotographyBB Magazine and “CLARITY: PHOTOGRAPHY BEYOND THE CAMERA”. You</i> …