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One look at Gradient Forest will make you wonder why musicians even bother with the archaic medium of static music videos. Created by developer/graphic artist Vince McKelvie, Gradient Forest is an interactive music video created for Japanese artist // Y E Λ R S //. As you fly through the forest at high-speed to the tune of loud electronic music, you use your mouse to soar high or low. The trees and bushes form and shape to the music, but the video gets <i>especially</i> interesting toward the end when …

Turn Empty Beer Cans Into Sun-Tracking Cameras

Best use of a six-pack in a while<p>In a world of digital cameras and instant gratification, photographer Justin Quinnell embraces pinhole photography, a technique hundreds of years old. He uses beer cans and photographic paper to record the gradual shift in the sun’s path over the course of several …

US Government Cedes Control Of The Internet

The US government is to give up control of the administration of the internet, handing over responsibility for the IP numbering network and domain name system (DNS) to the global community.<p>Since 1998, under a contract with the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information …

New Yellow Hypergiant Star Found in the Milky Way

A powerful telescope in Chile has imaged the largest yellow star ever discovered.<p>The star, called HR 5171 A, shines 12,000 light-years from Earth in …

Special relativity creates its own optical illusion

Special relativity is best known for letting us know that, as a person's velocity increases, their perception of time slows down. It also creates an …

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10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

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Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

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