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Eastern Arsenal

Popular Science Blogs<p>Monitoring China's growing military might—and what it means for the world. By Jeffrey Lin & Peter W. Singer<p>Eastern Arsenal<p>This people-moving drone has completed more than 1,000 test flights<p>The flying taxi could soon be spotted in Dubai and Las Vegas.<p>Ehang Corp, a major drone …

Military

Design Debate: Is A Digital Camera Without A Screen A Good Idea?

Leica’s newest camera has no screen. So is it brilliant or absurd?<p>Whether you’re a fan of photography or just MTV’s <i>Catfish</i>, you’ve heard of Leica’s M line of cameras. These 35mm rangefinders have been in production for 60 years, survived through the industry’s transition from film to digital thanks …

Pictures of the Week 9.18.14

Mario Testino

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

Lens Coding Leica M system

<b>Data transmission between camera and lens</b><p>A classical rangefinder camera such as the Leica M model does not require any data transmission between the …

All My Dreams Came True

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

A Basic Understanding of San Francisco’s Microclimates — The Bold Italic — San Francisco

We’re the editing team behind The Bold Italic, an online magazine celebrating the free-wheeling spirit of San Francisco.

Great Lakes Currents map

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London Layout: Pocket Sized

The Maps - See Interactive Map<p><b>Based on the modern geography of London, these maps were created by me from scratch. I am a frequent user of London's</b> …

20 Maps of San Francisco They Never Showed You in Your Tech Incubator

Forget Google Maps! These are the maps of SF everyone should really look at.<p>1. A general introduction to the neighborhoods of San Francisco.<p>2. There …

The San Francisco Bicycle System

Featured in: Atlantic Cities, Mission Mission & Mapping and its Discontents<p>Overall, this map was made with three major interconnected goals in …

An Awesome Neon Map Of Paris

It’s hard to capture the magic of Paris in a 2-dimensional map, but French artist Antoine Corbineau did just that in his newest project.<p>Francophiles and cartographers would probably agree that it’s impossible to adequately convey the magic of Paris on a flat, lifeless map. But French designer …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports revealed.<p>The nonprofit organization tested 300 …

These get me every time

Blinded by the Light

Traveling with Messenger to the planet closest to the Sun would have been a nightmare vacation. The trip takes years and then the weather on arrival …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Revelations | Courage Snowden

Documents revealed by Edward Snowden and pertaining to the National Security Agency (NSA), US surveillance programs and US Intelligence Community …

Surveillance

CIA/NSA Special Collection Service

29 October 2013. Add three SCS slides from:<p>28 October 2013<p><b>CIA/NSA Special Collection Service</b><p>The Special Collection Service is a joint CIA-NSA …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

How To Wear Colourful Trousers - The Men's Guide

True story: in my misspent youth, I knew a guy who would pair colourful trousers with multi-coloured striped polo shirts and Ugg boots. So today …

Men's Fashion

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum