Andre Elliott

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Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

Webflow Builds Sites Without Code, Like Squarespace Crossed With Photoshop

When design and code combine, building websites may never be the same.<p>Right now, the web is split between designers and developers. The designers mock up layouts in Photoshop. The developers turn that imagery into functional code via standards like CSS and Javascript. As a result, designers have …

Web Design

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

Books

The UN Is Using Virtual Reality to Make the Rich and Powerful Feel Empathy

A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.<p>I'm standing on the rooftop of an abandoned building in Monrovia, Liberia. My gaze drifts from the setting sun to the man next to me strumming a homemade guitar. Singing along is a young woman named Decontee …

Virtual Reality

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Is this the end of particle physics as we know it? Let’s hope not

Physicists around the world (myself included) are hoping that this week will mark the beginning of a new era of discovery. And not, as some fear, the …

Shocking photos of desperate migrants packed on to wooden ship bound for Italy

Thousands of men, women and children, desperate to escape warzones and poverty are packed onto a rickety boat by traffickers<p>When a rickety fishing boat was cut adrift off the Libyan shoreline, one thousand desperate refugees were left to float with it.<p>More than 200 children were found aboard the …

“The Koch brothers are more powerful than papal teaching”: Why Rick Santorum doesn’t care what the pope says about climate change

<b>(AP/Reuters/Rogelio V. Solis/Max Rossi/Phelan M. Ebenhack/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>“The pope is focusing on morals,” an expert tells Salon, “but not the morals that Rick Santorum wants”<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>June 5, 2015 2:58pm (UTC)<p>As someone who's all too familiar with the hoops Republicans will jump …

Christianity

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

Computer independently solves 120-year-old biological mystery

For the first time ever a computer has managed to develop a new scientific theory using only its artificial intelligence, and with no help from human …

Artificial Intelligence

Try Reading This Font And You’ll Better Understand What Dyslexia Is Like

By subtracting significant chunks from Helvetica, Daniel Britton’s font aims to raise awareness.<p>Good font design can’t cure dyslexia. But it can raise awareness.<p>In his last year as a student at the London School of Communications, designer Daniel Britton was diagnosed with dyslexia. When Britton …

Typography

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

Can We Unlearn Social Biases While We Sleep?

Putting gender and race stereotypes to bed<p>Your brain does a lot when you are asleep. It’s when you consolidate memories and integrate the things you’ve learned during the day into your existing knowledge structure. We now have lots of evidence that while you are sleeping, specific memories can be …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

A Change of Scenery

For more than 40 years, NASA (and, since 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey) has enlisted Landsat satellites to continuously document our home …

Landsat

Olympus OM-D E-M10: Cutting-Edge Camera With a Friendly-ish Price

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review<p>High-End Features Without the Premium Price<p>Style and Substance Inside<p>User-Friendly Controls<p>Designed for a Mobile …

A Photographer Captures a 37-Minute Exposure of the Moon Streaking Across the Sky | Colossal

<p>A Finnish photographer who goes by the name of Janne recently perfected a technique for shooting a “moon trail,” similar to long exposures you’ve …

Photography

Photographer Transforms Thousands of Nude Bodies into One Falling Feather

Nothing is as it seems in Angelo Musco's "bodyscapes."<p>For the past 20 years, Italian photographer Angelo Musco has been creating a massive database of elegant, monochrome snapshots of the nude human form. "I think we have about 10 million images," he tells The Creators Project. That, in and of …

The Fermi Paradox: If aliens exist, do they know we’re here?

Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this:<p>Some people stick …

Quit Saying 'I'm Just Not a Math Person'

It started with a fairly simple problem. The class of elementary education majors were looking at energy and efficiency. This course is specifically …

Depression And Bipolar Disorder May Be More Similar Than We Realized

Feeling as though you're walking around with your head in a fog can be a frustrating symptom of some psychiatric disorders.<p>And as a large new study shows, those feelings of brain fog aren't all in your head. University of Michigan research confirms that "fuzzy thinking" is indeed a symptom of …

The one-hour photo business is about to go extinct in the US

There are only 190 one-hour photo shops currently left in the U.S., according to Bloomberg.<p>Their ranks have dwindled 94% over the past 15 years after peaking at 7,600 in 1993, the report found. The first consumer digital camera was introduced the following year.<p>Their disappearance tops even the 85% …

What Killed The Infographic?

If you’ve seen fewer experimental data visualizations lately, it’s only because the medium has grown up and gotten a job.<p>A few years ago, the Internet was awash in groundbreaking data visualizations. There was Aaron Koblin’s deeply influential map of flight patterns around the U.S. Periscopic’s …

Data Visualization

Photographer Expresses Himself Through Beautiful Japanese Landscape Photography

Hidenobu Suzuki is an amateur photographer who decided to raise the bar on his creativity. Suzuki set-out to express emotions using landscapes rather …

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

Do Black Holes Destroy Information? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

Imagine that you want to make something disappear—that unfortunate photograph of you in the sombrero, or the ill-advised iPhone video from your …

Virginia Woolf on Why the Best Mind Is the Androgynous Mind

“In each of us two powers preside, one male, one female… The androgynous mind is resonant and porous… naturally creative, incandescent and undivided.”<p>In addition to being one of the greatest writers and most expansive minds humanity ever produced, <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) was …

Minecraft + Team Fortress-Style PC Game Block N Load Launches Today

Jagex's new multiplayer FPS Block N Load, an intriguing-looking 5v5 game that combines elements of Minecraft and Team Fortress 2, is now available for PC on Steam. The game was previously available by way of a beta, but today, April 30, marks its official release<p>Block N Load normally sells for $15, …