Stefan Botha

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New IPhone Said to Have Dual Camera, Pressure-Sensing Touch (1)

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. is preparing to unveil successors to the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus as early as next month with more advanced …

Mobile Technology

Brave dolphin reminds world not to use an iPad as a camera

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Headphones

GoPro’s Omni 360-degree camera ships next week

GoPro has confirmed the shipping date for its Omni 360-degree camera, a rig of the company’s compact action cameras that’s capable of filming fully …

A Tale of 2 Lenses: Bringing a Long and a Short Lens on a Safari

Mabuasehube in the Kalahari Desert region of Botswana, known as the place of big lions was to be the destination of our biennial “Legends” trip and …

Time I

The Top 10 DSLRs and Lenses Canon is Loaning Out at the Rio Olympics

This morning we woke up to an interesting bit of data from Canon Professional Services in our inbox. A week after sharing some crazy photos of their …

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

It's like "The Blair Witch Project," just so much better.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. …

The fourth state of matter, plasma: A technology to improve bone healing?

"We showed that matrix treated with cold plasma generated using microsecond pulsing can promote differentiation of cells into cartilage and increase …

Researchers confirm marine animals live longer at high latitudes

Researchers in the Department of Earth Sciences have shown that high-latitude bivalves live longer and grow slower than those in the tropics. Their …

Marine Mammals

Newfound Galapagos Bird Species Already Went Extinct

A newly discovered species of brilliant red songbird has almost certainly already vanished from its home in the Galápagos Islands, in what is the …

Mother Dolphins Sing To Their Babies In The Womb

The intelligence of dolphins never fails to amaze us less-flippered friends – and we’re not just talking about the dolphin that stole a woman’s iPad …

What can killer whales teach us about the menopause?

<b>The menopause is a puzzle for biologists. Why would the female of a species cease to reproduce half way through her life, when natural selection favours characteristics that help an individual's genes survive? A study of killer whales - one of only two mammals apart from humans to undergo the</b> …

10 Selfies of the World’s Most Endangered Animals

Sunda Clouded Leopard<p>A Sunda clouded leopard pauses for his portrait in Borneo's Tawau Hills National Park. "Clouded leopards are forest animals and …

Greenland shark now oldest living animal with backbone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the cold waters of the Arctic, a denizen of the deep lurked for centuries. Now scientists calculate that this female Greenland …

Humans and climate change are threatening to wipe out 8,000 animal species

Farming, hunting and climate change are among the most significant threats faced by more than 8,000 animal species worldwide.<p>Ahead of next month's …

Biodiversity

Virus-infected plants are more alluring to bumble bees

Bumble bees have a thing for tomato plants, especially if they’re harboring a destructive virus. That’s the curious finding of a new study, in which …

Oldest vertebrate? Greenland sharks may live for 400 years, say scientists

The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) can have a lifespan of 400 years, which would make it one of the longest living animals on the planet, …

Scientists just found out something disturbing about a massive ancient species of shark

(Ancient bull sharks fed on their own young.Wikimedia Commons)<p>Aodhán Ó Gogáin, a PhD candidate in the School of Natural Sciences at Ireland’s Trinity …

The Most Dangerous Object Known To Humanity

Every August, the Perseid meteor shower delights skywatchers everywhere. While some years it’s a disappointment, either being washed out by a bright Moon or delivering a relatively sparse stream of particles for Earth to collide with, other years the show is spectacular. This year, in particular, a …

Dark matter candidate particles are a no-show in Hitomi data

Before the demise of Japan’s latest X-ray satellite, Hitomi, the probe might have put to rest speculation about radiation from dark matter in a cache …

2016 August 12 - The Easterbunny Comes to NGC 4725

<b>The Easterbunny Comes to NGC 4725</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Bob English<p><b>Explanation:</b> At first called "Easterbunny" by its discovery team, officially …

Venus could have once been habitable, NASA says

Venus was theoretically able to support human life a very long time ago, a new NASA study reveals.<p>The study used computer modeling to determine that until about 715 million years ago, the second planet from the sun might have been habitable. It could have had an ocean made of liquid water, and …

How Living Inside Biosphere 2 Changed These Scientists' Lives

Taber MacCallum and Jane Poynter witnessed the most affecting solar eclipse of their lives in 1992. That's because as they watched the Sun disappear …

Climate Change This Week: The Melting Third Pole, Politics' Climate Clash, And More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Saving BUB,</b> beautiful unique biodiversity, like this painted bunting that lives in southern US woods, is another reason to conserve carbon storing forests. <i>Credit B. Hoag</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon</i><p><b>OO Zombie Forest Carbon</b> …

Hundreds of tiny Montserrat tarantulas hatch in zoo

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1255000/1255871_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524892751_6fc63e307a385aae52d992c8cb878cbc<p><b>A clutch of about 200 Montserrat tarantulas has hatched at Chester Zoo - the first time this rare spider has been bred in captivity.</b><p>Very little is …

The longest-living animals on Earth

Greenland sharks rank as the longest-lived vertebrates to roam the Earth, living as long as 400 years, a new study says.

Red Sea

Today Is World Elephant Day. Here’s Why That Matters

Today is World Elephant Day, and while that means it’s a great time to catch up on cute elephant videos online, there are also serious problems …

Wildlife

These Lego models of Ford supercars are an awesome homage to Le Mans

Lego and Ford have teamed up to create an impressively detailed Lego model of Ford's latest GT supercar participating in the 24 Hours of Le Mans …

Sports Cars

Clothes that heal themselves through the power of squid teeth

Are you accident-prone? Self-repairing clothing may be in your future, thanks to Walter Dressick of the Naval Research Office and Melik Demirel of Pennsylvania State University.<p>Dressick, Demirel and their team have developed an autonomous self-repairing mechanism for tears in textiles such as …

Ocean Exploration