Christopher Campbell

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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

The Week In Numbers: Space Linguistics, The War Of The (Ant) Worlds, And Much More

<b>4,861,706</b>: number of words in NASA's Astronautics & Aeronautics Chronology, started in 1959. Popular Science and the Office for Creative Research went through <b>11,000</b> pages of NASA history to find <b>4,000</b> discrete phrases that illustrate the agency's evolving linguistics over the last 55 years.<p><b>53.5</b>: …

Telescopes

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Space Travel

Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Media Misled Over Speed Of Light Story

Were physicists all wrong about the speed of light? You might think so, given the stories posted recently about a new paper suggesting that light travels a bit more slowly than the 186,000-miles-a-second figure that's familiar to generations of science geeks.<p>The paper's author, University of …

Moon Invades Saturn This Weekend

Changing Planet<p><b>Talk about hogging the spotlight! Sky-watchers in North America on Sunday night, August 3, will see planet Saturn cozy up to the bright moon. Over a few hours’ time, as seen from the Eastern Hemisphere, stargazers will see the moon dramatically eclipse the planet.</b><p>And the best news is …

Winners of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014 – in pictures

From a dramatic storm cloud in the US to the ‘end of the world’ in Ecuador, we take a look at the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo contest, chosen from more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …

Photo du Jour: Shadow of Mount Fuji

Photographer Kris J B, or Kris J. Boorman, has climbed Japan’s 12,380 foot Mount Fuji four times, each with the dream of capturing the perfect shot. …

Couple Poses Under the Bright Blue Formations of the Mendenhall Glacier Ice Cave

To what extreme would you take a wedding photo? Well as of late we have seen a couple pose in front of a wildfire, and even another bride and groom …

Photos of Photos Being Taken: A Fascinating Meta Look at the Photographic Process

Warren and June Krupsaw, a husband/wife photography duo, have created an interesting series called <i>Photographer/Photographs</i>. A unique take on the …

Lens Between Us: Couple Documents Their Travels with Simultaneous Portraits of Each Other

Globe-trotting photographer couple Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova have found a fun way to document their travels around the world. Wherever they are, …

Cocktail Hour: Absinthe

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The 20 photographs of the week

The conflict in Gaza and Israel, daily life in North Korea the Commonwealth Games in Scotland and a human tower in Spain – the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week

How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Create Artistic Photos

Neutral density filters add artistry and mood to images. In addition to circular polarizing filters, it is another frequent go-to tool used by …

A Common Virus Is Eating Your Gut Bacteria

The only time you’re completely human is before you’re born. For the rest of your life, microbes from the environment colonize ecosystems around your body, outnumbering your 37 trillion human cells by about 10 to one.<p>Over the past decade, scientists have been exploring how the microbes living on …

Shining a Light (and Lots of Color) on Previously Invisible Wi-Fi Signals

Since the dawn of the radio, over a century ago, there has been buzz about the invisible rays that make our tech go 'round... and what they're doing …

InterAct

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive.<p>Now Crave, which raised a $2.4 million …

Millions of Jellyfish-like 'Sailor' Creatures Invade West Coast Beaches

Nature

Gas Cloud Wrapped in Dark Matter Is Like a Speeding Cosmic Burrito

Wrapped in dark matter, an object known as the Smith Cloud is hurtling toward the Milky Way at more than 150 miles per second. Now 8,000 light-years away, the gassy clump of hydrogen is expected to smash into the galaxy in about 30 million years.<p>But that won’t be the first time this blob of gas has …

How do you make a bird? Shrink a dinosaur for 50 million years | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Large flesh-eating dinosaurs evolved into small flying birds, but it did not happen overnight.<p>An international team of scientists on Thursday described an extraordinary evolutionary process that unfolded over a period of 50 million years in which a lineage of carnivorous …

From the booth to the big screen: Vin Scully's movie appearances

Dodgers announcer Vin Scully made many baseball fans' day Tuesday when he announced he'll return for an unprecedented 66th year in the broadcast booth. It's a wonder that the prolific play-by-play man, now 86, has ever found time to do anything other than call games — but being in Hollywood's …

The Maze Runner - Trailer 2

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a …

Movies

Mad Max: Fury Road - Trailer 1

In a post-apocalyptic world, in which people fight to the death, Max teams up with a mysterious woman, Furiousa, to try and survive.

'Sleep Dealer' a sci-fi sleeper

Some films seem increasingly impressive as time goes on, and one of those is<p>Alex Rivera's striking"Sleep Dealer"(2009), which won twice atSundance, taking the Waldo Salt screenwriting award and the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for a film dealing with science.<p>Adventurous, ambitious and ingeniously …

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

The ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in Western Africa is now by far the biggest in the 38-year history of the disease, with 1,145 deaths and 2,127 suspected cases recorded as a virulent strain of the disease spreads across across Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone<p>Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone …

Disease

Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs?

A few million years off, and dinosaurs might have survived a big space impact.<p><b>Wrong place. Wrong time. Dinosaurs didn't have to die off, but the space impact that blasted the Earth some 66 million years ago arrived at a most inopportune moment for the long-time rulers of the planet, according to a</b> …