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Kiefer Sutherland, country singer: 'This is what I want to do with my life'

A sometime rancher, lasso expert and record label owner, the star of 24 has taken on his most creatively risky project – but it’s not so different from acting<p>Never mind that Down in a Hole, the debut album one of country music’s newest artists is releasing later this summer, is the product of a …

Take a Look at the Secret World of Movie Sound Effects

When a bird swoops by a character’s head in a movie, it certainly seems like you’re hearing a real winged creature flying by, but what you’re really …

Review: Neat's $99 Widget Mic is retro-styled awesome

With every passing generation, computers get better displays, processors, speakers, and more.<p>Microphones though? Not so much.<p>That means that if you have any interest in documenting anything involving sound – podcasting, vlogging, singing – you’ll need a serious upgrade. And while podcast mics exist …

Watch Google torture an 80kg, 5'9" robot for science

Atlas, the latest robot from Google’s Boston Dynamics, can withstand a beating<p>Google’s long-standing quest to build the robot overlords which will eventually subjugate humanity and usher in a 1,000-year reign of the machines is apparently progressing nicely.<p>The company’s robotics subsidiary, Boston …

Audio engineer records the sounds of paragliding and the result is unreal

THE SOUND OF THE WIND WHOOSHING with each somersault above the French cliffs and villages is mesmerizing. Instead of amping up the music and …

Scientists are days from finding out if that mysterious star could actually harbor aliens

For the last week, Vakoch and his colleagues at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute have been pointing the ground-based Allen Telescope Array in California at the enigmatic star with one goal in mind.<p>"We're trying to rule out the hypothesis that maybe it's intelligence out …

Peer Review

5 Habits Of An Audio Post Production Editor & Mixer

35 Creative Pumpkin Carvings to Spice Up the Season

As the leaves turn red, temperatures start dropping, and the sharp scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, one thing is clear–the spookiest time of the year is almost here! In honor of Halloween and all things autumn, many creative souls use this month to turn ordinary pumpkins, squash, and gourds …

Decorations

Nike confirms self-lacing sneakers from 'Back to the Future' are real

<b>Update: 10/21/15, 3:30 p.m. ET</b>: The Michael J. Fox Foundation has confirmed the self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers will be released in 2016.<p>Marty McFly's …

BBC One - Big Blue Live, Episode 1, The view on-board a blue whale

The Goldbogen Lab at Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University attached cameras to whales to study lunge-feeding behaviour. Big Blue Live have been on the boat with them.

Terrified Dolphin Throws Himself At Man's Feet To Escape Hunters

You can help stop the Taiji dolphin hunt and save animals like him.<p>Taiji, Japan, is a bloodbath once again - and a heartbreaking video captures the …

Dolphins

Starting With the Earth as a Marble, This Is the First Timelapse of the Solar System to Scale | Colossal

<p>When looking in a science textbook or a toy mobile of the solar system, it’s easy to depict the sun, planets and moon to scale in comparison to each …

How to turn your iPhone into a hologram projector

We’re going to be waiting a few years (or decades?) before Apple gets around to adding holographic displays to the iPhone, but did you know there’s actually a wicked-simple trick that lets you turn your iPhone into a hologram machine?<p>This isn’t the work of crazy science fiction. It’s based on the …

Holograms

Watch: What our solar system would look like when traveling at the speed of light

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>This past week, NASA announced the discovery of the most Earth-like planet yet. NASA described the planet, Kepler-452b, and its respective sun as the pair that “most closely resemble the Earth and our Sun.” The planet is five times the mass of Earth, but its orbit is …

Astronomy

Earth from space in 4K: watch Nasa's stunning new footage

Nasa has recorded a stunning new look at life 250 miles above Earth, with a series of 4K videos shot on board the International Space Station showing …

Underwater aircraft graveyard: WWII planes photographed off Pacific islands - Telegraph

How Ridiculous Breaks Basketball Record With Trick Shot Off The Top Of Tasmania's Gordon Dam

Forget the heroics at the NBA finals because the best shot of the weekend -- maybe the best of all time -- took place half a world away.<p>Brett Stanford of Australia's How Ridiculous trick shot team flung a ball off the Gordon Dam in Tasmania and had it land in the net... 415 feet below.<p>Just to put …

Intel Compute Stick review: nothing more than a prototype for now

Intel's new Compute Stick isn't that hard to grasp: It's a computer... on a stick! Using one of its Atom processors, Intel managed to cram everything a fully functional PC needs in something the size of a few packs of gum for just $150. All you need to get going is to plug it into a display with an …

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

31-year-old Ben Young makes intricate wave sculptures from numerous layers of cut glass. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in …

Ridley Scott is producing a followup to '2001: A Space Odyssey'

There was a time when the name Ridley Scott had film - and especially SciFi - fans salivating at the mouth. Unfortunately, after <i>Gladiator</i>, it's been mostly downhill, with <i>Prometheus</i> leaving a particularly sour taste. That's why you're entitled to be more wary than excited at the news that the <i>Blade</i> …

Tour one of Earth's grandest deserts in Google Street View

Visiting a large desert in person can be difficult. Roads will only take you so far, and you probably aren't used to navigating gigantic sand dunes. Thankfully, you no longer have to plan a whole adventure just to see this austere beauty at ground level. Google has used camel-mounted Trekker …