Alexander Treadwell

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The future of front-end development is design

Carson Miller Contributor<p>Carson Miller is head of digital at Fahrenheit 212, an innovation strategy and design firm now part of Capgemini Consulting.<p>Should we make our kids learn to code? This question was posed to me at a recent dinner party. As one of the only people in our social circle who has …

UX Design

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Pear-shaped nuclei discovery challenges time travel hopes

<b>Scottish-based scientists have discovered that the nuclei of some atoms are not symmetrical.</b><p>The finding challenges some of the fundamental concepts of physics.<p>It could explain why there is more matter than antimatter - but it may also end hopes of time travel.<p>The Universe has a fundamental problem. …

Electric car sets world acceleration record

<b>An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles.</b><p>The grimsel car took only 1.513 seconds to reach 100kph (62mph) - slashing about a quarter of a second off the previous record time.<p>So far, no petrol-powered production …

Tips for turning a 2D cartoon into a 3D concept

To show you how to turn a 2D concept into a piece of 3D art, I'm going to use a cartoon piece I recently finished (based on a concept by Gop Gap) as …

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FBI falls 2 votes short of being able to view our browsing history

First the good news. The United States senate rejected a proposal today that would have given the FBI increased surveillance powers, including the ability to search our internet browsing history without a warrant.<p>Now for the bad; it was barely rejected and we could see a modified version of the …

Flight Turns Back Because It Was Literally Too Hot to Land

Related Articles<p>The temperatures in Phoenix are breaking records, and I learned something new. Apparently, once it gets above a certain temperature …

With 1 Announcement, the FAA Just Created an $82 Billion Market and 100,000 New Jobs

The FAA just released the final version of its rules for operating drones. Let the floodgates open.<p>On Wednesday, June 21, the FAA finalized the rules for commercial UAVs, or drones. The market has been anxiously awaiting those rules for several years. While hobbyist UAV use was allowed, commercial …

uavs

Guns and the Big Business of Carnage

Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.<p>This is not an article about gun control. It's not another rehashing of the tired, conventional arguments over why America has the highest rates of gun violence in …

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

The Top-Secret Cold War Plan to Keep Soviet Hands Off Middle Eastern Oil

Fearing a Russian invasion, the U.S. and Britain were prepared to ravage the region’s oil industry—and even considered going nuclear.<p>On a cool summer day in London in 1951, an American CIA officer told three British oil executives about a top-secret U.S. government plan. The goal was to ravage the …

National Security

Scientists Have Seen Gravitational Waves For A Second Time – Here's Why That's A Huge Deal

"Now we can start doing real astronomy," one scientist said after another pair of black holes colliding was spotted by the gravitational wave detector LIGO.<p>Gravitational waves were predicted in Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity in 1915, but weren't actually first observed until last …

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Mystery object breaks Saturn's weirdest ring

<b>OUT OF THIS WORLD</b> | What's Up In Space - a weekly look at the biggest news coming down to Earth from space<p><i>Cassini's view of Saturn's rings, including</i> …

Astronomy