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Elon Musk is wrong. The AI singularity won't kill us all

It seems you can’t open a newspaper without Elon Musk predicting that artificial intelligence (AI) needs regulating – before it starts World War III. …

Come to the Playa: Burning Man in Pictures

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Scientists just discovered organisms that are distinct from any life forms known to science

by Kristin Houser September 14, 2017 Hard Science 84426<p>New Life<p>On the tree of life, humans share a branch with a diverse array of creatures, all with …

Cassini’s “Grand Finale” Will Be a Blaze of Glory

All good things must come to an end.<p>For NASA’s Cassini orbiter—its fuel dwindling after 13 years exploring Saturn, along with the planet’s sprawling …

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

Australian Scientists Bid Cassini A Final Farewell, Before It Plunges Into The Atmosphere Of Saturn

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute<p>On Friday night, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will end its 20 year mission exploring Saturn by entering …

Accused of throttling Netflix, Verizon starts site to explain how Wi-Fi works

When it isn’t out to slay net neutrality or throttle internet speeds for Netflix and YouTube, it appears that Verizon wants to educate people about the internet.<p>The telecommunications conglomerate has quietly rolled out a pleasantly-designed interactive website that aims to explain how Wi-Fi works …

The Future Of Astronomy: Thousands Of Radio Telescopes That Can See Beyond The Stars

How can you see neutral atoms? After all, unless you’re dealing in either reflected light or with atoms that are themselves in an excited state, neutral atoms are some of the most optically boring materials that there are. Atoms are made of negatively charged electrons surrounding a positively …

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Computer printers have been quietly embedding tracking codes in documents for decades

In 2004, when color printers were still somewhat novel, PCWorld magazine published an article headlined: “Government Uses Color Laser Printer Technology to Track Documents.”<p>It was one of the first news reports on a quiet practice that had been going on for 20 years. It revealed that color printers …

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Glimpse of India

Spanning decades, an exhibition of the iconic photographer’s work in India reveals the fraught nature of photojournalism.By Emma KennedyHenri …

The Liminal Field: Fine Art Portrait Photography by Patty Maher

<b>Patty Maher</b> (featured before) is a gifted self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist who was born in Toronto and currently lives and works in …

Red Bull Sent a Mountain Biker on a Downhill Night Ride, Lit Only by a Single Drone

I like biking, I even like mountain biking, but there is no part of me that wants to take a bicycle full-speed down this track in Mandelieu, France …

Tips for Taking Great Prom and Graduation Pictures

If you're the parent of a teen, this is the time of year when you inevitably find yourself wishing you knew more about cameras. As the school year …

Dana Lixenberg wins Deutsche Börse photography prize for shots of LA housing project

Deutsche Börse photography prize,Photography,Art and design,Awards and prizes,Culture,Los Angeles,UK news,Europe,Social housing,Communities,Housing,Society,US news<p>Judges praise the ‘cool sobriety’ of the Dutch photographer, who wins £30,000 for her series Imperial Courts<p>A Dutch photographer who has …

Four Knots You as Photographer and Filmmaker Must Know

It's an ancient art-form, and it's something you need to know to get your location photography set ready for action. Have you ever needed to put up a …

28 Couples Boudoir Photos That Capture The Steamier Side Of Love

It's getting hot in here. 🔥🔥🔥<p>Solo boudoir photo shoots can be steamy, but couples boudoir shoots are double the fun.<p>These days, more couples are putting on sexy outfits, stripping down to their undies or ― if they feel so inclined ― going buck naked for a photo shoot that’s all about kindling …

AI-Powered App Helps You Colorize Black & White Photos in Seconds

This is amazing. The researchers at UC Berkeley who came up with the automatic colorizer algorithm we first shared back in March, 2016 have released …

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Researchers Grow Brain Cells on a Chip

Nanowire scaffold could act as a brain prosthetic where neurons grow and form connections Photo: Stuart Hay/ANUEvery human thought starts with a …

Treating children with electroconvulsive therapy

<b>Electroconvulsive therapy - in which a small electric current is passed through the brain causing a seizure - is now used much less often than it was in the middle of the last century. But controversially it is now being used in the US and some other countries as a treatment for children who</b> …

The terrible truth about cannabis: Expert's devastating 20-year study finally demolishes claims that smoking pot is harmless

A definitive 20-year study into the effects of long-term cannabis use has demolished the argument that the drug is safe.<p>Cannabis is highly addictive, …

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

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Comment on The ADHD Controversy by A Sceptic’s trip to Norway | Fabian Nordenfur

[…] It’s the frontal lobe part of your brain that handles focus, and some might actually get ADHD by damaging the frontal lobe […]

Steve McCurry Shares His Philosophy on What Makes a Good Portrait

What makes a good portrait? One of the world's most famous portrait photographers, Steve McCurry, has taken to his blog to bring us his musings on what makes a good portrait. Who better to get advice from than a photographer who has provided us with some of the most famous portraits of all …

Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2

<i>In the lead-up to the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2017, we reached out to dozens of former winners and finalists from prior editions of the LensCulture Portrait Awards to ask them for their advice on how to make a great portrait.</i><p><i>We ended up receiving so many insightful and inspiring replies that we</i> …

Use it or lose it - Have you got the brain for street photography?

It might sound like a provocation but it is not.<p>You should notice the little difference. I am not asking if you have got <i>the brains</i> for street …