Anthony Huston

47 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @AnthonyHuston | Keep up with Anthony Huston 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 “Anthony Huston”

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

Synod Female Bishop Vote: 9 Other Things Women Are Not Permitted To Do

It has been a long road for the Church of England. Women priests were first proposed as concept in 1975, but it was only in 1992 that the Synod …

Popcorn Time for Android Gets Chromecast Support

Torrent-streaming platform Popcorn Time already has the movie industry quaking in its proverbial boots, with a cross-platform service that streams video content via torrents in real-time. It’s like Netflix, except its peer-to-peer (P2P), offers infinitely more content, and has very questionable …

Human hair is the next big thing in high-end design

Gallery: Human hair is the next big thing in high-end design<p>Gallery: Human hair is the next big thing in high-end design<p>+ 7<p>+ 6<p>+ 5<p>London-based Studio …

One group hopes to end poaching, WikiLeaks-style

One of the biggest obstacles to deterring poaching is a lack of reliable information. Now there's a new website aiming to help.<p>A conservation group called the Elephant Action League has created WildLeaks — a WikiLeaks-style site for the anti-poaching crowd. It's billed as the first secure online …

Tesla gets the go-ahead for five stores in Pennsylvania

If you Keystone Staters are looking for a more elegant, environmentally friendly way to transport cheesesteaks and Wawa hoagies, your time has nearly come. Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett signed a bill yesterday allowing Tesla to open up five "dealerships," which means you'll soon be able to buy …

Android Wear: the nine best free apps for Google's smartwatch

Google’s smartwatches have only just arrived in the UK, but apps that show off what a good smartwatch can do have already appeared.<p>Running on Android Wear, Google's smartwatch-specific software, the best apps are beginning to show the potential for wearable gadgets. Here's nine of the …

iPad Implicated in Pediatric Rashes Diagnosed as Nickel Allergies [Updated]

Apple's iPad may be the cause of unexplained allergic rashes in children, reports <i>The Washington Post</i>, which cites a case study of an 11-year-old boy that was published in <i>Pediatrics</i> medical journal.<p>The <i>Pediatrics</i> article focuses on an 11-year-old boy who may be allergic to the nickel used in the …

What Does Your City Look Like From Space?

A new website lets you check out photos taken by astronauts of specific spots on Earth.<p>Who isn’t moved by images of the Earth at night?<p>In the contrast it shows between nature and settlement—in the civilizational network it reveals—it gestures at the mystery of human society. These composites are …

What you need to know about 3D motion capture

Close your eyes and go back... back in time. Picture Jar Jar Binks or <i>Polar Express</i>, movies that put the "Uncanny Valley" on the map. I know these aren't pleasant memories, but new technology like motion capture (mocap) can be... <i>awkward</i> in its youth. Now, let's forget all that and move forward to a …

Nvidia readies new Android/PC games machine

<b>Nvidia is to launch a new gaming device that can link up to a PC's graphics card to supercharge its own processing power when used in a different location, the BBC has learned.</b><p>The company will offer a budget-priced separate controller for the Android device, which can also stream PC games to a TV …

MachineGames

Raspberry Pi Releases New Version of its Micro-Computer

There is a new Raspberry Pi model on the scene — what is being called a “final evolution” of the original micro-computer that has become a cult hit for hobbyists and kids who are interested in coding and the intricacies of computer hardware.<p>The Raspberry Pi foundation announced today that the …

Apple denies iPhones are ‘a national security threat’ to China

Apple has denied allegations from the Chinese state broadcaster that the location-tracking function of its iPhones poses a ‘national security threat’.<p>Apple issued a response on its Chinese website stating that the firm has never “worked with any government agency from any country to create a …

6 Animals Shaped By Artificial Selection into Beautiful Monsters

Artificial selection, also known as selective breeding, is a nice way of saying that humans have guided the evolution of other animals until they …

Animator Augments Reality With Stop-Motion Cartoons

This is a cute video from animator Hombre_McSteez in which he augments reality with cartoons by drawing stop-motion animations on clear cels and …

Selfie Alert! Gain New Followers at Doggy Kissing Booth!

Admittedly, we're complete pushovers for our furry four-legged friends. And, no, we're <b>not alluding to last night's blind date</b>! We're so excited for the 3rd annual Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue Summer Benefit on July 26th at <b>520 First Neck Lane</b> in Southampton. Sponsored by Tito's Vodka, Spiked Seltzer, …

Shocking Animal Abuse Caught on Tape at Walmart Pork Supplier

Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your …

Reality Bites: Why Sharks Aren't Always to Blame for Attacks

Shark season has begun, thanks to real-life dramas like this month's run-in with a great white shark off the California coast, the buildup to TV extravaganzas like "Sharknado 2" and Shark Week, even the 40th anniversary of "Jaws."<p>Reports show that shark populations are on the rise, so you can …

Marine Conservation

The UK's best beaches, pub walks, outdoor pools and seaside hotels

Britain's interminable winter has finally ended and temperatures are forecast to soar to 25C in parts of the country over the bank holiday weekend. So where best to enjoy the sun? We've got the answers.<p>Great pub walks<p>If there's a better way to enjoy the warmth than a walk through picturesque …

Eleven reasons to go to Germany

<b>1 Fussball</b><p>As if anyone needed reminding, the Germans are very, very good at football. An astonishing six members of the team that thumped Brazil this week play for Bayern Munich, the team that has dominated the Bundesliga for decades. Go and see them play in the dazzling Allianz Arena, constructed …

Rhine river cruise guide

On a Rhine cruise, you could wake up to breakfast in Rüdesheim, have lunch in Cologne and dinner in Düsseldorf. But you can go much further, because the 1,320 km (820-mile) river borders six countries: Austria, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, The Netherlands and Switzerland.<p>A Rhine cruise will also …

Branching Out

Photos

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

Could Rare Bird on Tiny Island Be India's Ecological Canary?

Activists are concerned by new government's lax line on conservation.<p>A little over a month after India's new government came to power, conservationists have begun worrying that the administration may be less than committed to protecting some of the country's environmental treasures.<p>Within days of …

The 'breathing tax', and 10 other ridiculous air travel charges

Plans for a so-called “breathing tax” were unveiled by Venezuela’s biggest international airport last week, prompting outrage among social media users.<p>Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas announced that all passengers will now have to pay a 127 bolivar (£12) per-person tax upon departure to …

Milky Way’s Most Distant Stars Spotted

Changing Planet<p>A simulated image demonstrates how small the Milky Way would look from the star ULAS J0744+25. Image courtesy Visualization Software: Uniview by SCISS Data: SOHO (ESA & NASA), John Bochanski (Haverford College), and Jackie Faherty (American Museum of Natural History and Carnegie …

kitchen helper