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How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Drawing Record: Illustration by Toshiaki Takayama

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The Story In Japan Is Not That Blacks Are Excluded But That Truth Has Been Swept Under The Carpet

The other day the <i>New York Times</i> highlighted anti-black discrimination in Japan. Focusing on the experiences of Ariana Miyamoto, a half-black/half-Japanese beauty queen who was born in Japan and enjoys full Japanese citizenship, the <i>Times</i> presented a troubling and convincing account of a degree of …

Japan

Earth Day in Photos

Al Gore

How Modern Life Depletes Our Gut Microbes

Looks like many of us don't have the right stomach for a paleodiet. Literally.<p>Two studies give us a glimpse into our ancestors' microbiome — you know, those trillions of bacteria that live in the human gut.<p>And the take-home message of the studies is clear: Western diets and modern-day hygiene have …

Medical Research

AeroMobil Flying Car

It drives on the highway. It uses regular gas. It fits in normal parking spots. And it flies. The AeroMobil Flying Car is aiming to be a complete …

Flying Car

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

EllaSnap Helps You Measure and Design Your Walls for Photo Collages

EllaSnap is a photo canvas and book making service that offers an interesting app for helping you design a photo arrangement for your walls. Instead …

Why I Downgraded Gear To Upgrade My Photography

Nineteen years ago I got my first real camera, a Canon EOS Rebel X. This 35mm film camera for me was something I had been lusting after for years, …

Cameras

This Year's Activist Awards Showcase Some Of The World's Most Impactful Photography

"The photograph itself doesn't interest me," famed photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson famously proclaimed. "I want only to capture a minute part of reality."<p>Such an ethos might help to explain the spirit of San Francisco-based Catchlight's Activist Awards, an annual photography contest that …

Japanese Art Students Go Fantastically Wacky with Giant Wool Cat Head

Now here's something you don't see every day. Needle-felting expert Housetsu Sato and his students at the Japan School of Wool Art recently stitched together an incredibly realistic-looking giant cat head out of sheep's wool felt. The fantastically wacky creation, which can be worn on the head like …

Art

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' Finally Receives A Western Domestic Release

The 2013 CG adaptation of one of manga and anime’s most revered and loved series, that of Space Pirate Captain Harlock, will finally be receiving a domestic release on March 31st.<p>Captain Harlock was originally the creation of Leiji Matsumoto and was adored by fans across the world for his stoic …

Anime

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world this weekend

Cricket World Cup

Articles about 5 homes unbeatable views on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a backyard corner, an aptly...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with …

Southern California

Studio Ghibli's Isao Takahata on animating his final film

Isao Takahata is one of the most important and influential animators in the history of the medium. With a career spanning six decades, he has helped …

Animation

Wait, why can't Link from the Legend of Zelda series be a woman?

PBS Game/Show continues to provide some of the best discussion points in gaming, and I'd like for you to watch the video before we move forward. This is an interesting one.<p>Finished? OK.<p>It's fascinating to me that Nintendo calls Link a stand-in for the player while then claiming that gender is …

Solar eclipse 2015: what you need to know

From science and superstitions to where you can see it and how to stay safe, here is everything you need to enjoy the sun’s upcoming vanishing act<p>Parts of the world will witness a solar eclipse on Friday – a rare phenomenon in which the sun is completely obscured by the moon. Here’s everything you …

Solar Eclipse

Why is this song used in so many GoPro videos?

February 23rd, 2012. Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling uploads the official music video for "Crystallize<i>"</i> to YouTube. Two days later, user "riley lux" uploads a video titled "DH long boarding on a windy day." In it, a group of friends enjoy some downhill riding set to Stirling's haunting …

An Open Letter to Parents From a Teenage YouTuber

YouTube star-turned-author Paige McKenzie hears from lots of kids -- and she has some advice.<p>Dear Awesome Parents,<p>My name is Paige McKenzie. I began posting videos to YouTube when I was 16 years old, starring in a Web series called “The Haunting of Sunshine Girl.” Before long, our little show had …

No Xbox One "Marcus Fenix Collection," But Dev Teases Gears of War E3 News

Earlier this week, rumors emerged online about a "Marcus Fenix Collection" that would presumably bundle the first three Gears of War games in full-HD for Xbox One. Now, Gears of War developer Black Tusk producer Rod Fergusson has spoken out to set the story straight.<p>In short, it's not happening. …

Gears of War

Eve: Valkyrie may be VR's killer app: Hands-on with the latest version of CCP's space fighter

You open your eyes inside a dark ship.<p>"Fanfest 2015" is written on the frost on one side of your canopy. "Clean me" is written on the other side. The lights turn on as your ship powers up, and suddenly you're shot into space, surrounded by a battle that dwarfs your small fighter.<p>This is <i>Eve: …

Why Microsoft Is Giving Away Windows 10 To Pirates

When Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be a free, automatic upgrade from Windows 7 or 8, it was an unusual move. The company has never been known for handing out its operating systems, but the running theory was that Windows 8 was generally so poorly received, they simply wanted to move on, …

Windows 10

Here's What a Virtual Reality Space Battle Is Supposed to Look Like

Eve Valkyrie is going to be amazing, if this trailer is any indication<p><i>Eve: Valkyrie</i>, the followup to the hugely popular online multiplayer game <i>Eve Online</i>, is set to become one of the first big games for the new generation of virtual reality hardware. In this new trailer, VR space war never looked …

Ahead of Bloodborne, PlayStation Network Undergoing Maintenance

The PlayStation Network will undergo regular maintenance this coming Monday, March 23, Sony has announced. The maintenance period will be a short one, lasting just two-and-a-half hours from 9-11:30 AM PDT (12-2:30 PM EDT). What's the maintenance for?<p>"During this time we will deploy a series of …

PlayStation

With Jellynote, Learning To Play An Instrument Is Like Playing Guitar Hero

Meet Jellynote, a French startup that provides a new yet familiar experience for learning music. With Jellynote, you can find scores and see YouTube covers at the same time, create a songbook and suggest different versions. But the killer feature is a Guitar Hero-like mode that takes advantage of …

How to design death in virtual reality

Death in virtual reality is one of those things that you may not think about when you begin to design a game, but the difficulties become immediately obvious once you begin to playtest your game. Death is uncomfortable when the player feels like they're inside the game, and it's an issue that CCP …