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Is That A Seal? No, It's A Man Who Collapsed In The Snow

In Nova Scotia, Gerald Whitman crashed his car in a blizzard. Charlie Parker was shoveling snow, and at first thought he saw a seal. He found Whitman face down and brought him inside to wait for help.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. In Nova Scotia, 73-year-old Gerald …

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What It Was Like to Hear Nina Simone Live

Nina Simone’s explosiveness was well known. In concert, she was quick to call out anyone she noticed talking, to stop and glare or hurl a few insults …

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The Power Of Data To Create Powerful Change

Hard numbers can be hard to come by for some social innovators, but used the right way, they can help magnify the work.<p>Data is our savior! Data is a scourge! Data leads straight to social impact! Data crowds out the all-important human dimension! Data squashes innovation! Data is plural! Data is …

Innovation

The Communication Of The Future Is So Real You Can Touch It

Companies are starting to integrate haptic feedback into their technology. Welcome to the future you can reach out and touch.<p>Early one morning last year Hiroshi Ishii, associate director of the MIT Media Lab, placed his hand on one of two identical assemblies of wooden bars. I put my hand on the …

A Google Analytics For Livestock Helps Farmers Prove Their Meat Isn’t Destroying The Amazon

Brands that want to know the hamburger they’re serving is sustainable could soon turn to Bovcontrol.<p>In a handful of countries around the world, including Brazil, there are more cows than people. That helps explain why Bovcontrol, a three year-old Brazilian startup that offers online data about …

A Mobile Laundry Service Keeps The Homeless In Clean Clothes

Lucas Patchett and Nicholas Marchesi wanted to help the homeless in Brisbane, Australia, so they bought an old van, installed two washing machines and two dryers, and rode around the city offering a mobile laundry service. Four months later, they have 120 volunteers, sponsorship from major …

The Definitive Guide To Definitive Guide Podcasts In Pop Culture

These are the podcasts that take a granular look at specific TV shows, actors, or bands–one episode, movie, or album at a time.<p>In the fall of 2014, an audio innovation called “podcasting” made its debut. At least, that’s the way the cultural conversation made it seem. Podcasts have actually been …

This Tiny Vertical Garden Has A Built-In Composter, So You Can Feed It Food Waste

Drop your scraps in the designated tube, and voila, you have a flourishing garden.<p>If you’re a city-dweller living in a small apartment, you probably don’t compost food scraps. Even with a countertop composter, most of us don’t have easy access to a place to put the compost–so it might still end up …

Gardening

Watch Two Artists Make A Forest Magically Glow

Bringing a new, fairy-tale life to a regular old forest with some new technology.<p>When two artists headed to the woods for six weeks, armed with cameras, they weren’t in search of standard shots of nature. Instead, photographer Tarek Mawad and animator Friedrich van Schoor were looking to add some …

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Giving The Blind Sight Again, With A Bionic Eye

The device, which converts light signals captured by video to electrical impulses that can be read by the brain, is already changing lives.<p>Welcome to the bionic future you’ve been waiting for. After decades of work, blind patients can now get a bionic eye implant that allows them to see again–with …

You Have A Way To Help End Malaria In Your Pocket

Phones can track malaria cases in real time, giving doctors more insight into how to control the disease.<p>In many parts of the world, a bite from a malaria-infected mosquito could still kill you–despite the fact that the disease is both preventable and easily cured if it’s caught in the early …

12 Rare Magazine Illustrations By Andy Warhol

Before he was King of Pop art, Warhol was a prolific, in-demand magazine illustrator. Here, a selection of rare work from 1948 to 1987.<p>Even before his screenprints of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe made him an international art star in the early 1960s, Andy Warhol was a successful, highly …

Poets' corners: where to find your muse around the world

As every artistic soul knows, creativity can be as elusive as Macavity the Mystery Cat with a Eurail Pass clasped between his paws. So we’ve spared you the agony by seeking out places where the Nine Muses of classical mythology have struck before.<p>A visit to one or more of these destinations is sure …

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CNN Cameraman Pits the iPhone 6 Against His Standard Issue Broadcast Camera

Footage shot with smartphones has become much more common in the world of journalism today, where quick turnaround times are just as important as …

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Building a Hackintosh (macOS Sierra)

Building a hackintosh—that is, installing macOS on non-Apple hardware—used to require extremely restricted hardware choices and quite a bit of …

BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera or Production 4K Video Cage

BMCC Cage Amazon: http://goo.gl/v0Pvf Here’s a look at the affordable BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera Cage. It will also fit the Production 4K camera …

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Behind the Lens: Rachel Morrison Receives Kodak Vision Award : TV & Movie Appreciation

<b>Rachel Morrison</b><br>Los Angeles<br>CreativeCOW.net. All rights reserved.<p><i>Rachel Morrison - who received the</i> <i>Kodak</i> <i>Vision Award at the 2013</i> <i>Women In Film</i> …

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Photoshop Directors Reflect on Photoshop CC

We are delighted to announce the immediate availability of Photoshop CC. This version of Photoshop is a milestone release for the Photoshop team. Not …