Matt Jacobs

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You Won't Believe How Accurate GE's New CT Scanner Is

Even after 40 years of service, X-ray computed tomography (better known as CT scans) can be a challenge to capture. If the patient moves even a …

GE Healthcare

The War No Image Could Capture

Photography has given us iconic representations of conflict since the Civil War—with a notable exception. Why, during the Great War, the camera failed.<p>The British photographers were stationed on the front lines of the Somme, ready to capture the “Big Push” as it unfolded. Starting at 7:30 a.m. on …

Cockentrice: The Most Deliciously Terrifying Thanksgiving Meal EVER

IT'S ALIVE! No, just kidding, it's very much dead.<p>But we're not entirely sure that this half pig, half turkey hasn't been engineered to come back to life to make the world pay for its meat-eating sins. Doesn't it look delicious, though?<p>Richard Fitch, the project coordinator for the Historic …

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

Chemistry

The Dark Art of Bots: How to Make $2 Million Online Without a Human Audience

All it takes is a firm grasp of arbitrage economics and a flexible ethical code.<p>Here is the weirdest thing about the modern web: humans are only one constituency, and maybe not the most profitable one.<p>Consider the case of an anonymous publishing executive who spoke with the media trade magazine, …

This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time

Over the last 10 years the sepia tone of November has become blood-soaked with paper poppies festooning the lapels of our politicians, newsreaders and business leaders. The most fortunate in our society have turned the solemnity of remembrance for fallen soldiers in ancient wars into a …

Police break down door after 'Bruce Lee' cat dials 999

A cat prompted police to go and investigate his home and break down the door after it dialled 999 and then hid in the back of a wardrobe<p>Police were forced to break down the front door of a house after they received an anonymous 999 call - from a cat.<p>But while most people could be charged with …