Denis Thibeault

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield says we could have gone to Mars decades ago — here's why we haven't

Chris Hadfield is best-known for recording David Bowie's song "Space Oddity" in zero-gravity. But his real accomplishment is an incredible amount of space travel.<p>Between 1995 and 2013, Hadfield flew inside two NASA space shuttles and a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, lived aboard the International Space …

Space Exploration

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

One Husband’s Loving Portrait of His Wife and Her Illness

Rikard Osterlund has photographed his wife, Zara, for thirteen years. “There is an image taken on holiday in Sardinia,” he tells me. “I remember …

In Search of Inspiration: Lessons from 20 Years of Arles’ Voies Off Festival

<i>For nearly 50 years, the city of Arles has played host to an annual gathering of the world’s photography-lovers for a summertime celebration of photographic inspiration and community. Since 1996, an essential component of the festivities has been Voies Off, a beloved counterpart to the established</i> …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Astronomers Race to Study a Mystery Object From Outside Our Solar System

For the first time that we know, an interstellar visitor has zoomed through our solar system. The small space rock, tentatively called A/2017 U1, is about a quarter of a mile long and astronomers across the world are racing to study it before it departs just as quickly as it arrived.<p>“We’ve never …

A Student Found an Ancient Canadian Village That's 10,000 Years Older Than The Pyramids

Incredible!<p>For hundreds (perhaps thousands) of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation - an indigenous group in British Columbia - have passed down …

Father's Environmental Exposure Affects Sperm Epigenetics

<i>Summary: Researchers report epigenetic modifications in the DNA of sperm in men who had higher phthalate levels.</i><p>Source: UMass Amherst.<p><b>Early results</b> …

The World's First VR Brain Surgery Is Here

A lot of consumers are focused on virtual reality as a means of immersing themselves in games or traveling to exotic locales, but the technology …

Alice In Wonderland

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

<b>Exclusive:</b> Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted<p>Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the …

Pollution

12 Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nighttime Photos

Take Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind Night Shots<p>Taking pictures at night can be an intimidating prospect, but there's no need to pack up your camera when …

Bite Size Tips: How to Build Your Own Workflow for Post Production

Any work that we process in general, is completed following a particular workflow in order to achieve efficiency. A workflow is a sequence of …

UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme

<b>Exclusive:</b> Leaked data reveals thousands of covert payments, including to European politicians and journalists<p>Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.9bn (£2.2bn) scheme to pay prominent Europeans, buy luxury goods and launder money through a network of opaque British companies, an …

Corruption

New York City's most iconic buildings, mapped - Curbed NY

Fact: No city's skyline is quite as iconic or beautiful as New York City's. Chicago may be the place where the skyscraper was born, and cities like Seattle and San Francisco have recognizable landmarks, but New York is where some of the world's most important buildings—the Empire State Building, …

Dynamic symmetry: The genius of Henri Cartier-Bresson's composition

Henri Cartier-Bresson—the father of modern day street photography and master of the candid shot—was obsessive about the 'geometry' in his …

Ascend, Descend: 10 Staircases Made From Beautiful Materials

Stairs do more than take you up a floor; they represent a journey the architect wants you to travel. The act of ascending and descending extends …

Unbelievable Graffiti Artworks by PichiAvo

From time to time we get to artworks that really stand out. Pichi & Avo became PichiAvo, a Spanish based artist duo that comes up with unbelievable …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Science Is Proving Why Urban Design Matters More Than Ever

Benches and greenery may seem inconsequential, but a new study quantifies how deeply they impact the civic life of a city.<p>It’s easy to make our cities attractive. Plant a few flowers, pick up litter, put up a sculpture or two. But cosmetic improvements don’t necessarily translate to meaningful …

Urban Design

R. Buckminster Fuller | About R. Buckminster Fuller | American Masters | PBS

R. Buckminster Fuller holds up a Tensegrity sphere. 18th April, 1979.<p>“Making the world’s available resources serve one hundred percent of an …

30 mirrorless camera myths busted

<b>Angela Nicholson takes a look at the most common myths surrounding mirrorless cameras - and lays them to rest</b><p>1. They have small sensors<p>Although there …

Cameras

Caltech's 'lensless camera' could make our phones truly flat

Even as our phones get thinner, there's one spot that keeps sticking out: the camera lens. Taking good pictures and being able to focus at multiple distances requires a layer of glass that's a certain size, but there's really no getting around it -- or is there? Researchers at Caltech have devised …

IPhone 7

Modern Semi-Underground Homes That Become One With The Land

Living underground is pretty cool and we’re not talking metaphorically. It’s really cozy, fun, not to mention interesting, plus the earth acts as an …

Oregon couple spends years building their net-zero 'extreme green dream home'

Some people may spend years designing their dream home, but one ambitious couple in Oregon has just spent years building their “extreme green dream …

Green Living

#StreetArt by Graffmatt

The Primeval Coast

Sea stacks at dusk, Redwood NP. After the sun had set we saw this little strip of orange light near the horizon through a gap in the clouds. I used a …

#streetart in Lima, Peru. Photo by Paucarcaja.

How looking at a building can trigger headaches, seizures

It's three o'clock -- you're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on.<p>Flat gray concrete lines the streets, while windows form repetitive glassy intervals in stark brick walls. With …

St Andrews

Watch Herzog & de Meuron's 56 Leonard Rise in an Incredible Time-Lapse Video

The tower is a new fan favorite in New York<p>There is certainly no shortage of eye-catching new (and in-the-works) skyscrapers in Manhattan. From Rafael Viñoly's cloud-puncturing 432 Park Avenue to SHoP's 111 West 57th Street to <i>AD's</i> own headquarters in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's One World Trade …