Mitch Avila

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 15 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MitchAvila2015 | Live in Bonita Springs,Fl. Age 60,Retired Enviromentelist,Habitat Preservation interests and Space Exploration. Interest In all fields

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Cheetah cubs learning to hunt, cherry blossom and a prairie rattlesnake are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world


Watch the planet morph before your eyes with Google's mesmerizing timelapse feature

Google has a dozen locations highlighted to show how they've changed from 1984 until 2012, using satellite images.<p>You can plug any location into the search bar at the top, too. It only works on desktop, but I've put together some GIFs here so you can watch some of the most interesting changes on …

Time-lapse Photography

Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)

Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around the world, but it just embarked on its most ambitious trip yet. Pilot Andre Borschberg has taken off from Nanjing, China on a cross-Pacific flight whose first leg ends in Kalaeloa, Hawaii -- 5,061 …

Exclusive: U.S. tried Stuxnet-style campaign against North Korea but failed - sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea’s nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar with the covert campaign.<p>The operation began in tandem with the now-famous Stuxnet …

North Korea

Weaponizing code: America's quest to control the exploit market

When the US Bureau of Industry and Security published how it plans to implement the sections on hacking technologies in a global weapons trade pact called the Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) last week, it ignited an online firestorm of meltdowns, freakouts, and vicious infighting within the most …