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Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

Volkswagen plays down hopes of quick answers over emissions cheating | Reuters

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said on Wednesday it would take time to get to the bottom of its rigging of diesel emissions tests, hours before the carmaker is due to give updates on its findings to German regulators and U.S. lawmakers.<p>More than two weeks after it admitted to …

Environmentalism

Romanian photographer captures the hidden beauties of North Korea

Social media star Yang Ye Won revealed she's a victim of sexual harassment. On May 16, Yang Ye Won posted a video on her YouTube channel wit…<p>Super …

North Korea

Missile fragments 'found in MH17 bodies'

A former investigator says fragments of a Russian-made Buk anti-aircraft missile have been found amongst the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner downed over eastern Ukraine last year<p>Fragments of a Buk anti-aircraft missile have been found in the bodies of victims of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 …

A Creative & Beautiful Portrait Idea to Try this Week

Want to try something different with your portraits this week? Add a bit of diversity to your portfolio? Maybe just mess around and have a bit of fun …

This 500px Account Exploded as Soon as He Stopped Aiming for Popular

In January of 2014, photographer <b>Joan Le Jan</b> created a brand new 500px account that he said was just for sharing what he really liked, with no thought …

What’s Behind NASA’s Upcoming Mystery Announcement About Mars?

Our best guess: flowing water, and the potential for alien life.<p><i>Update, 9/28/15:</i> NASA Discovers Liquid Water On Mars (!!!)<p><i>Original story below:</i><p>NASA …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Snowden is a patriot

Actor, who is to play Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s forthcoming film, had four-hour meeting with US dissident<p>The actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who is to play Edward Snowden in an upcoming film, has spoken publicly for the first time about a secret meeting with the NSA whistleblower in Russia, …

Surveillance

5 Reasons Bernie Sanders Is a Better Democratic Candidate Than Hillary Clinton

Democrats need a candidate capable of winning and must not assume that voters will rely solely upon name recognition as they drive to the polls on November 8, 2016. There's a reason Yahoo writes that "More Americans distrust Hillary Clinton than trust her." There's also a reason that CNN reports 55 …

Whitey Bulger film 'Black Mass' re-creates the lost Boston of 1975

When director<p>Scott Cooperwas first approached about directing "Black Mass" — the story of the notorious Boston crime bossJames "Whitey" Bulgerand the FBI agent who abetted his bloody rise to power — he had some serious trepidation.<p>Not only was the film in a genre that included some of the most …

Santa Monica

Photographer Captures the Bizarre Beauty of Soviet Bus Stops

Back in 2002, photographer Christopher Herwig embarked on a long-distance bike ride from London, England, to St. Petersburg, Russia — a journey that …

Here's a picture-by-picture look at the Hungarian camerawoman tripping a refugee and child

On Tuesday, a clip of a camerawoman tripping a refugee who was carrying a child and running away from police went viral.<p>The video prompted angry responses on social media, and the reporter was fired from her job at the Hungarian television channel N1TV.<p>This GIF shows the man running from a police …

Relax, The CIA Didn't Torture People; It Just Tortured People

Can we please be politically correct about this, guys?<p>WASHINGTON ― In a collection of essays set to be released this week, former CIA Director Michael Hayden unabashedly defends the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, and says last year’s gruesome report from the Senate Intelligence Committee doesn’t …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Bernie Sanders now has a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton in a key primary state

The NBC/Marist College poll out Sunday found that if the primary were held today, Sanders would capture 41% of New Hampshire voters, while Clinton would get 32%.<p>The poll also includes Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently mulling entering the race. He would grab 16% of the vote.<p>Sanders' lead …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

The Burning Man Temple Project, LLC

This startup’s exit isn’t an IPO, it’s a pyre. A really big pyre.<p>Imagine walking into an investor meeting and saying, “I need funding for my $300,000 project–but oh, by the way, when we’re done with our startup, we’re going to burn our product to the ground.” Then imagine having the same …

Fuji Fun Vs. Sony Specs…. a Story about my 3 days Flirt with the Sony A7rII and why I now Love Fujifilm even more!

I guess it’s my time to say something about the <b>SonyA7rII.</b> I was reluctant to write anything about it, even though <b>I’ve tried the Sony A7rII for</b> …

Sony Alpha