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This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Japan landslide emergency worsens

US missionary still regaining strength after Ebola, son says

A U.S. missionary who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia is better after being released from an Atlanta hospital but still regaining her strength, her son said on Friday.<p>Nancy Writebol, 59, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was discharged earlier this week from Emory University Hospital after …

Russia aid convoy on the move toward Luhansk

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'

Middle East

Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al Qaeda, U.S. military leaders said on Thursday.<p>“They are an imminent threat to every interest we have, whether it’s in …

Hamas executes 18 suspected informants for Israel