Joshua Harvey

22 Added | 5 Magazines | 14 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @meta_physique | Keep up with Joshua Harvey on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Joshua Harvey”

How 'The Martian's' Ridley Scott Replicated Mars in the Middle East

The director used the vast landscape of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan (and the world's largest soundstage in Budapest) to realistically portray the …

Africa

Formula E is planning the first racing series for driverless cars

It was only last year that Formula E made its debut as the first racing series exclusively for electric cars. Now, after just two seasons of championships, its organizers are already preparing for another first: a <i>driverless</i> racing series. The series, dubbed Roborace, will begin with the 2016-2017 …

Haunting Post-Apocalyptic Short Film - THE LAST MAN

Privacy-focused Blackphone 2 encrypts calls and messages by default

Silent Circle has unveiled its sequel to the Blackphone, promising a combination of security and style<p>Blackphone 2, the sequel to the privacy-focused Blackphone, has launched today, promising to protect users against government surveillance and cyber attacks without compromising on …

UnlimitedHand Allows You To Feel Virtual Reality

Another step toward complete immersion into the virtual world.<p>In a bid to make virtual reality more immersive, Japanese design brand H2L has created the UnlimitedHand. The device is strapped to a users forearm and combines haptic feedback with multi-channel electronic muscle stimulators to allow …

Virtual Reality

Introducing Limbo, a VR camera movement technique by the developers of Colosse

One of the big challenges with VR storytelling lies within the constraints on camera movement forced upon us by this tiny detail called simulator …

Canon’s first VR headset offers a unique new design

If you’re designing a virtual reality headset there’s one important decision you’ll have to make: straps or no straps. Then there’s Canon, which just …

Report: Facebook Developing Virtual Reality Video App

Facebook is still in the "early stages" of developing the app, but it's expected to work on iOS and Android.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

MIT Scientists Can Now 3D Print Optically Transparent Glass

3D printing has become a cheap and versatile way of creating new solid objects — but some materials have so far refused to be shaped using the …

Paralyzed Man Successfully Given Prosthetic Hand That Can 'Feel'

A 28 year old man who has been paralysed has been given a new sense of touch following a new breakthrough that saw electrodes places directly into …

The First Self-Contained Airbag Jacket Detects Crashes All On Its Own

Motorcycle jackets with built-in airbags are far from being a new life-saving innovation, but Dainese’s new Misano 1000 works completely independent …

Egypt apologises for mistakenly killing Mexican tourists

<b>Egypt has apologised after 12 people, including eight Mexican tourists, were mistakenly killed by security forces in an anti-terror operation.</b><p>The group had permission to travel to a remote area of the Western Desert, tourism officials said.<p>However the interior ministry insists they entered a …

Sinai Peninsula

National Geographic Travel

Foods That Build Muscle - 5 Muscle Building Foods For Skinny Guys and Girls

Skinny guys and girls, or "hardgainers" as we're known to bodybuilders, struggle to gain muscle mass generally for one of two major reasons:<p>a) …

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

Photographers

Havok’s Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available

Hey, aspiring game developers! Listen up.<p>Way back in March, we outlined Project Anarchy, a new 3D engine from Havok (the same people that built the engine behind some of the world’s biggest games, from Assassin’s Creed to Halo 4) that would be completely free to mobile game developers. At the time, …

Silicon Valley companies deny reports U.S. government has “direct access” to their servers

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/deepspacedave<p>Some of the tech industry’s biggest and brightest companies denied incredibly damning and …

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top …

Surveillance

NASA launching rocket tonight on self-destruction mission to study the early universe

NASA is launching a rocket high into Earth's atmosphere tonight between 11 PM and midnight Eastern time, in an effort to capture images from the universe's dawn. The agency will be broadcasting the launch live on Ustream from Wallops, Virginia, and the launch site will be open to the public. But …