Jitendra Shankaraiah

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This is how the world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

<b>There is no such thing as a</b> <b>category 6 hurricane or tropical storm – yet.</b> The highest level – the top of the scale for the most powerful, most devastating hurricane or tropical storm capable of destroying entire cities like New Orleans or New York – is a category 5 storm.<p>Meteorologists and …

Tropical Cyclones

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.<p>Often known as “the building blocks of mathematics,” prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians for centuries due to their highly unpredictable and seemingly random nature. However, a team of researchers at …

X-rays

Wildlife photography awards honor nature’s comedians

Bears and squirrels and lemurs — oh, my!<p>Looney Tunes has nothing on the finalists in this year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, with the …

Nature Photography

A Mesmerizing Timelapse Showing How to Draw a 3D Hole Optical Illusion on a Piece of Paper

Artist Tom McPherson of Circle Line Art School creates a wonderful variety of video tutorials every Saturday on the subject of drawing – perspective …

Time-lapse Photography

The Earth Is an Amazing Place, so Get Your Daily Dose

The Earth is an amazing place and Earth Science Picture of the Day provides a daily dose of it. So, get your fix and just let yourself go for a …

Photos

A universal way to solve problems, from a mathematical genius

It took Claude Shannon about a decade to fully formulate his seminal theory of information.<p>He first flirted with the idea of establishing a common foundation for the many information technologies of his day (like the telephone, the radio, and the television) in graduate school.<p>It wasn’t until 1948, …

Mathematics

15 Milky Way Photography Examples That Will Blow Your Mind

Looking at well done Milky Way photography examples is something that is almost guaranteed to motivate you to go out and try to get these types of …

Betta Fish Imitate Elegantly Posed Dancers in New Portraits by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich (previously) creates richly hued portraits that appear more like staged dance images than animal …

Nature Photography

Photos of Intense Lightning Storms in Volcanic Eruptions

Francisco Negroni is a Chilean freelance photographer has spent years pointing his camera at volcanic eruptions. Over time, he has captured a series …

The Winners Of The 2018 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Contest Will Take Your Breath Away

The ocean is as beautiful as it is scary. The 2018 Underwater Photography Of The Year (UPY) contest have just announced its winners, and they have …

Snapping a photo impairs our ability to remember the subject (and scientists can't figure out why)

Photographers use their equipment as a means of showing the world to others through their eyes. But those snapping the pictures may be altering their own memory of the subject, according to a new study.<p>Julia Soares and Benjamin Storm, two researchers from the University of California, documented …

University of California

A Beginner's Guide to ISO: What It Is and and How to Use It in Your Photography Work

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are the three most fundamental properties of photography, and understanding them inside and out when you first start …

Shutter Speed

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

Vespa SS90

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Italian<br>• Motor Scooters<br>• Rare<p>The Vespa SS90 is much sought after by collectors due to its extreme rarity, just over 5000 …

With Hyperloop, India eyes an unrealistic future

While India’s existing transportation infrastructure falls woefully short in the face of rapid urbanisation, the country is looking at futuristic—maybe even unrealistic—options to fix the yawning gap.<p>On Feb. 28, Hyperloop One, one of the two companies vying to build the world’s first Hyperloop by …

Before Smartphones When Kids Had Real Fun

Kids today might find this hard to believe, but there really was a period in time when smartphones didn't exist. But how did they entertain …

Vintage

Action Figures Come To Life In Stunning Images By Japanese Photographer

Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi plays with his action toys and uses photography to tell their entertaining stories. Osaka-based Hot.kenobi creates a …

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year: winning photos announced

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year<p>'Dancing Octopus' Gabriel Barathieu/UPY 2017<p>The winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year …

Photography

Five Signs You're Successful -- Whether You Know It Or Not

For years we clung to an outdated definition of career success.<p>In the old definition of success, successful people were people who had “big” jobs and earned tons of money.<p>You could tell the successful people apart from everybody else by their clothes, their cars, their houses and other material …

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

Photo series celebrates hard-working cats on the job

There’s one way to improve absolutely every place: a cat.<p>Think about it.<p>When you go to the shops, the experience would be significantly improved if …

Pets

40 of the Best Street Photos of 2016 by Photographers Around the World

2016 was a very interesting year for street photography. It seems that more and more color work is getting popular. Especially in scenes with high …

This Tasmanian Island Will Give Any Couple Willing to Move There a House and Job

But could you survive six months together without TV or internet?<p>Depending on how strong your relationship is, this will either sound like a romantic six-month getaway or the plot of <i>The Shining</i>. According to <i>The Telegraph</i>, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service is looking for couples to apply to be …

How I Turned My Camera-Shy Rescue Dog Into A Confident Photo Model

People often ask me how it’s possible my dogs pose so patiently for my camera. My three rescue dogs are conditioned to know that photos mean fun and …

Siblings

Meet The World’s Most Powerful Turbocharged Royal Enfield Continental GT

Royal Enfield is a popular choice not only for fans in India but abroad as well. We’ve seen many people thumping away on a Royal Enfield on foreign …

The Best Underwater Photographs of 2016 Are Out of This World

This year may have been a rough one up here on Earth’s dry surface, but beneath the waves ocean life flourished and dazzled. The world’s most …

World’s Smallest Camera Drone + 2GB Micro SD Card, Save 46%

We have a great deal on the World’s Smallest Camera Drone in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 46% off the normal retail price.<p>The …

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

This Giant Furry Dog Playing With A Kid Will Make Your Day

"Little Kids and Their Big Dogs" is a heartwarming photography project by Andy Seliverstoff that focuses on the unbreakable bond between little …

Pets

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife