Jon Steed

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This Is The Cosplay Of The Week (Until The Fire Nation Attacks)

Korra (<i>Avatar: The Last Airbender</i> / <i>The Legend of Korra</i>) photographed by Oliver Ayala.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting. And just as a reminder, please keep the …

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Nagorno-Karabakh violence: Worst clashes in decades kill dozens

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1235000/1235739_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525187091_0168294dce065dc18bf81dc41e8d04f9<p><b>Dozens of people have been killed in clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the disputed Caucasus region of Nagorno-Karabakh.</b><p>Armenia said 18 …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

15 Inaccuracies Found In Common Science Illustrations - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.48)

An Early Draft of Carl Sagan's Famous 'Pale Blue Dot' Quote

A peek into the evolution of a beloved passage.<p>There is something about Carl Sagan's famous "Pale Blue Dot" passage that is, to me at least, perfect.<p>From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it's different. Consider again that dot. That's …

How Far Away Are Active Invisibility Cloaks?

New active cloaking technology prepares to leave the lab. Now you see me...<p><b>Despite the Harry Potter headlines they've</b> inspired, efforts over the last few years to create a real-life invisibility cloak have been simple proofs of concept. They're lab experiments, and not the kind of thing that could …

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Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...<p>... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, about the width of a cigarette paper, says British stratigrapher Jan Zalasiewicz. …