Jakob Meisner

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Why the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel is filming on this insanely high-definition camera

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" will be filming with RED's Weapon 8K camera.<p>This thing:<p>It will be the first movie to shoot using the camera.<p><b>What's so special about it?</b><p>Announced earlier this year, the camera can film with a frame resolution of 8192 X 4320 and a frame rate of 75 frames per second.<p>To …

Asteroid buzzed Earth this weekend, hours after discovery

Discovered on Saturday, closest just hours later, this small asteroid came closer to Earth than weather and television satellites orbit.<p>A small space …

Astronomy

The Gowanus Canal Punch: What Could Be Scarier?

By my usual standards, a Halloween cocktail is really just a fall cocktail. I tend to think of cocktails fitting into a season or mood, not an occasion. So a Christmas cocktail is a winter cocktail, a birthday cocktail depends on when your birthday is (or, if you're me, it's just a glass of …

Starbucks Unleashes A 'Beast Mode Frappuccino' By Marshawn Lynch

There are no Skittles.<p>Watch your (quarter)back, PSL.<p>Today Starbucks announced the arrival of the Beast Mode Frappuccino, a special blended concoction that is the epic handiwork of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.<p>Yes, there is double the mocha. No, there are no Skittles.<p>The Beast Mode …

These Are the Most Popular Halloween Costumes in Every State

If your choice of a Halloween costume hinges on what's going to feel unique and different, study up on the below list: it reveals what the top costume picks are for every state in the U.S. Product review site Influenster polled 40,000 people nationwide to create a costume forecast, and the findings …

Marty McFly and Doc Brown Reunited for This Toyota Ad

Whether you’re too young (or too old) to remember Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in the blockbuster <i>Back to the Future</i> movies, Toyota is making …

Alternative Fuel

Who was John Titor, the 'time traveller' who came from 2036 to warn us of a nuclear war?

As the world celebrates Back to the Future Day, it has forgotten the unknown man whose 2001 internet postings might just have saved humanity<p>If time travel is possible, why haven’t we met any time travellers?<p>This was the question Stephen Hawking advanced on the topic of time warps. But it misses …

The Most Popular Halloween Costume in Every State

Your infographic guide to the top costumes across the country.<p>In case you're still in search of the *perfect* Halloween costume (it's less than two weeks away, you know), here's what everyone else will be wearing.<p>The folks at Influenster surveyed over 42,000 people across the country, collecting …

FDA Orders Maker of Camel Cigarettes to End Sales of 4 Products

The Food and Drug Administration issued orders on Tuesday calling for the end of sales and distribution of four R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company …

Public Health

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

Evolution

NASA Created A Material That Can Heal Itself In Less Than A Second From Hurtling Space Debris

Scientists at NASA’s Langley Research Center are studying new materials that can self-heal in seconds under extreme temperatures and from flying space junk.<p>The research is a combination of work from a student on fellowship at NASA from the University of Michigan and nearly a decade-and-a-half of …

University of Michigan

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures