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Best space photographs of 2015

Striking Photos of Paris Highlight the City’s Spectacular Boulevards and Architecture

Fascinated by geometry and symmetry, Hungarian photographer Zsolt Hlinka highlights the lines, shapes, and patterns of Paris in his striking photos of the French capital. From different vantage points, including street perspectives and bird's-eye views, Hlinka draws attention to the impressive …


Thousands In India Bathe In River For Kumbh Mela

Boeing has patented a flying drone that turns into a submarine

In other words, Boeing's has patented a remotely operated flying drone that can transform into a submarine.<p>Here's how it works.<p>According to Boeing, the patented craft could be carried into the deployment area by a host aircraft. The remotely piloted drone would then detach from the carrier aircraft …


Qualcomm Wants to Do for Drones What It Did for Smartphones

The wireless chip company is betting on cheaper drones that are easier to build.<p>One of the reasons smartphones have become as popular as they have around the world is because they became relatively easy to build, thanks in no small part to chip companies.<p>Qualcomm, the $26 billion (2014 sales) …

Canon gets into the consumer VR game

Canon might not be a contender in the field of consumer VR right now, but a prototype seen on the show floor at this week's Canon Expo definitely promises good things in that arena. The development unit sports two 5.5-inch LCD panels, each coming in at 2,560 x 1,440 for a total 5K resolution -- …