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At Sundance, Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage

The Sundance Film Festival may have started out as the place where independent movie dreams came true, but as with many other forward-thinking …

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

Mobile Photography

Worldwide ski festival: tracks in the snow at Leysin, Switzerland

Switzerland holidays,Festivals,Skiing holidays,Winter sports holidays,Music festivals,Europe holidays,Travel,Festivals,Dance music,Music,Culture,Snowboarding<p>The winter edition of superstar DJ Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide festival is returning to the little-known Swiss ski town of Leysin, a dance …

Air Force One-Point-Three

After a quarter-century of service, the aging presidential airplanes are being replaced by a pair of state-of-the-art Boeing 747-8s.<p>There's a new Air Force One on the way, and it's about time. The beat-up pair of modified 747s that have been hauling the world's most powerful passenger for 25 years …

Aviation

The World's 5 Best Heli-Skiing Trips

For ski enthusiasts, there is no better way to enjoy the sport than with untouched terrain and a helicopter to give you a lift there. It’s that simple: Heli-skiing offers better snow, challenging topography, and throws in the thrills and stunning beauty of repeated helicopter rides, something …

Skiing

More Ski Resorts Close Due to Lack of Snow

<i>Image from today of Mt. Shasta, CA</i><p><b>Last week we reported that ski resorts were closing due to low snow levels. This week we have gotten news that more</b> …

Skiing

Sigma Ultra-Telephoto Zoom Lens

Posted in Tech<p>$26,000 can buy you a lot of things; a new car being one of them. You knew that. We knew that. But what neither of us knew was that …

Ski Industry Expert Says 31% of Today's Ski Areas Are Dying

The entire ski world has convened on <b>Denver, Colorado</b> this week for SIA (the Snowsports Industries America trade show) for a few days of non-stop gear, ski, and snow talk. And yesterday, industry leaders gathered at The Assembly, an event sponsored by Denver's lodging analyst DestiMetrics that …

Skiing's Hottest Trend Is An Uphill Battle

<i>Photo: Getty Images</i><p>Fitness is hot, as evidenced by the explosion of ”smart” workout bands, increasingly varied gym classes, and a massive proliferation of races of every sort. Combine the desire to get a better workout with a passion for skiing and you get the hottest current trend on snow, the …

Retro 1980s Skiing Weekend is Real Life 'Hot Tub Time Machine'

Movies about skiing have not generally fared well at the box office (think <i>Aspen Extreme</i> and <i>Frozen</i>), but 2010’s <i>Hot Tub Time Machine</i> was a surprising success for the genre. The best (and only) comedy about time travel and skiing, it grossed more than $50 million domestically by celebrating dated and …

RideOn ski goggles bring augmented reality to the slopes

These kind of features are particularly useful up on a mountain, where the weather is often difficult and your hands are usually gloved up and …

Forcite Alpine ski helmet has a camera, comms system, and other techy features

So, you think that a ski helmet is just supposed to protect your head? Well, the folks at Australia's Forcite Helmet Systems apparently believe that …

Ski race injuries prompt serious questions

The line between winning a downhill ski race and suffering a serious injury instead is often razor thin. One Swiss Ski team doctor wants to know …

Are Swiss ski slopes too fast?

More and more skiers are ending their days on the slopes in a hospital bed. Well-prepared pistes may be part of the problem. (SRF/swissinfo.ch)<p>It’s …

This crazy skiing video will leave you feeling queasy

We're only three weeks into 2015 and yet we may already have the best GoPro video we'll see all year thanks to Candide Thovex.<p>Candide Thovex is one …

How Airbus Makes Airplanes

In this five-minute video, Henry Reich of MinutePhysics visits France to see how the Airbus A350 is made. While it's no surprise that designing and …

Airports

How Does National Geographic Choose Its Photos?

How do you land your photo on the cover of the <i>National Geographic</i>? And how does the magazine choose the few photos they publish out of the thousands …