Tim Francis

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What sorcery is this? Adobe’s remarkable new VoCo tool

We look behind the magic of Adobe's VoCo tech demo at the algorithms that powered it.

Scottish Witchcraft Book Published Online

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online.<p>The Names of Witches …

These UFO-Like Houseboats Floating On The Ocean's Surface Are Designed To Be Unsinkable

A boating startup, Jet Capsule, has begun working on a prototype for Unidentified Floating Homes, futuristic houseboats that look like UFOs.<p>The …

KING: 3 white men shot 6 cops & 3 other white men are on trial

Over this past week, more than any week I can ever remember, the United States is having to face its true demons with white violence, white supremacy …

This is what artificial intelligence will look like in 2030, according to one of the world’s leading experts

Mary Cummings, Director, Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics, Duke University<p><i>Artificial intelligence and robotics are coming into our</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

The urban future is grim, according to this U.S. military training video

The Pentagon warns against the rise of chaotic, labyrinthine megacities<p>It’s as if the cities of the future were designed by dystopian novelists: Imagine roving bands of child marauders, mazes of squalor extending from high-rises to subterranean networks, and underground slumlords governing from the …

Mega Cities

The medium is the messenger: meet the new breed of American spiritualists

Now that another Halloween has come and gone, most people won’t be expecting to exert any mental energy over the concept of ghosts until next year’s festivities. However, there are still some places where communiques with ghosts are an everyday presence – where the spirit world and ours are in …

Spirituality

Peek into Salvador Dali’s sumptuous cookbook

When you think Salvador Dali, you might think Surrealism, you might picture trendy moustaches, you might imagine the flamboyant eccentricities of a …

How Discussions of Drugs and Death Have Changed Over the Past 200 Years

<i>Drug</i> is one of those commonplace words whose exact origins are a total mystery. Borrowed into English from French, it has appeared in the language …

Snapple Lady Wendy Kaufman Reveals Her Past Drug Addiction: ‘I Did Try Coke, and I Loved It’

<b>Wendy Kaufman</b>, best known as the "Snapple Lady," revealed in a new interview that she battled coke addiction for nearly a decade before landing the …

Who Exactly Is Being Helped by Horrifying Images of the Opioid Crisis?

A new video shows a father telling his 8-year-old son that his mother died from an overdose. The response has been concerning.<p>As the opioid crisis continues to claim lives daily across the US and Canada, media outlets are increasingly publishing reductive stories about people who have struggled …

Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die

The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful.<p>Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough reality TV, you've heard something about the concept of …

Harris Wittels’s Mom Speaks Out: “The Stigma Associated with Addiction Must Be Obliterated”

<i>The Huffington Post</i> published a beautiful but heartbreaking post by Harris Wittels’s mother Maureen today called “The Loss Of My Son Harris Wittels …

#NoDAPL is #NativeLivesMatter: The protests at Standing Rock are not only about environmentalism, they’re about racism

<b>Juan Flores, a traditional Aztec dancer, at a rally in support for the protestors at Standing Rock, North Dakota (Getty/Sandy Huffaker)</b><p>The Dakota Access Pipeline needs to be seen as a symptom of the systemic racism inflicted upon Native Americans<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>November 6, 2016 6:00am (UTC)<p>At …

Addiction Articles | Childhood Trauma Recovery

We have already seen that those who suffer such severe, protracted <b>childhood trauma</b> that they go on to develop <b>borderline personality disorder</b> (BPD) …

Inuit Tattoo Artist Breathes New Life Into an Ancient Art

Marjorie Tahbone isn’t your typical tattoo artist. She’s trying to revitalize the ancient art of traditional Inuit tattooing, which her ancestors …

Sigmund Freud

Ancient Alien Artifacts From Egypt Found In Jerusalem And Kept Secret By Rockfeller Museum

Alien and UFO hunters are puzzled with claims of significant ancient Egyptian artefacts discovered in Jerusalem house of famous Egyptologist Sir …

Paranormal

Cybercrime and cyberwar: A spotter's guide to the groups that are out to get you

Security threats can come from a variety of different individuals and groups. Here's a field guide to the major players.<p>Cybercriminals are as varied …