Curtis Cox

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The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster Is Still Unfolding

In Bhopal, residents who survived the massive gas leak and those who arrived later continue to deal with the consequences.<p>In old Bhopal, not far from the small Indian city’s glitzy new shops and gorgeous lakes, is the abandoned Union Carbide factory. Here, in one ramshackle building, are hundreds …

New York State

Browser benchmark battle July 2018: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Edge

It’s been more than 20 months since our last browser benchmark battle, and we really wanted to avoid letting two years elapse before getting a fresh set of a results. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge have all improved significantly over the past year and a half, and as I’ve argued …

Software

A fence built to keep out wild dogs has dramatically altered the Australian landscape

Southern Australia’s Strzelecki Desert is home to two very different landscapes: an area of 10-meter-high sand dunes with patches of dense woody …

Rabbits

Capture 360-Degree HD Video With This Tiny UFO-Style Camera

Tools like Google Street View and even Apple's iPhone allow you to view the world as captured in panoramic photos, but a new camera called Centr …

How can we trust the internet of things?

The internet of things (IoT) promises us a world of intelligent fridges that automatically order groceries from the supermarket, smartwatches that …

Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It

The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.<p>The tablet has long been pinned as the murderer of the traditional computers and it certainly looked like it was going to be the one to do away …

Liability for quake losses a big concern for L.A. property owners

It was three days before Christmas when a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the Central Coast in 2003.<p>Cracking like a bullwhip from the mountains, the shaking felt like an explosion in Paso Robles' historic downtown. Two women working at a clothing store were crushed to death by falling bricks and …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of new entries on the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a tablet made for children

The market for kids’ tablets isn’t exactly flourishing, but it’s definitely there. Companies like Nabi make some pretty impressive tablets for kids, …

Confessions Of A Prostitute #1: Why I Do It

112<p>SHARES<p>#BD3154-002 / gettyimages.com<p>I knew I wanted to tell a story. But like, I didn’t want to sit down and make it up or imagine what it would be …

Physics Professor Dyes Bacteria to Create Trippy, Psyschedelic Photographs

Tel Aviv University physics professor Eshel Ben-Jacob creates psychedelic works of art by dying colonies of adaptive bacteria and photographing them. …

Tel Aviv

photojojo:

The craftsmen of the Y Studio based in Taiwan have come up with a clever use for old cameras that no longer function. Instead of throwing them away forever, they convert them into sleek lamps that would make any desk ten times more interesting.

The fury of our sun captured in never-before-seen detail

Normally it's harmful to stare at the sun, but for researchers at the NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory, that's their job. Stripping away the danger with its New Solar Telescope (NST), the team used its newly-equipped spectrometer to help capture the clearest images of the sun's atmosphere to date, …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Mandarin Oriental

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

The 33 Best Cartoon Men in TV History

<b>It seems silly to say,</b> but we will: A man watches cartoons. Not watched. Watches. He watches for nostalgia. Or to appease his kid. Or because they're made for him and not the kid (which is why a good many nowadays air after bedtime). No matter the reason, cartoons have informed how nearly all of us …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Hiking

A tale of two Lambos

Veneno, meet your elder, the one and only 350 GTV.<p>Exactly 50 years ago, Lamborghini debuted its first-ever prototype at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The car was called the 350 GTV, and aside from the fact that Lamborghini's genesis was on display in Turin that year, its auto-show debut is probably …

Sports Cars

Red Bull Billionaire Buys A New Million Dollar Extreme Submarine

Red Bull billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz just dropped $1.7 million on a new extreme submarine. Part jet fighter<b>,</b> part great white shark, the DeepFlight Super Falcon glides underwater with the agility of a dolphin. Mateschitz hired Hawkes Ocean Technologies to build the bespoke submersible for …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

'It' Girls Through the Ages

A look back at some of our favorite women who have that elusive "it" factor<p>Before Alexa, Leandra, and Olivia. there was Edie, Suzy, and Penelope. And before them, there was Clara. And before Clara, there was Eve (as in, Adam and...). In honor of our look at the state of the modern It Girl in our …