Todd Nichols

11 Flips | 3 Magazines | @nichols72tm | Keep up with Todd Nichols 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 “Todd Nichols”

Trevor Plouffe strikes out on Yu Darvish's 61 mph pitch

Minnesota's Trevor Plouffe was juuuuuust a bit early on this pitch.<p>Texas ace Yu Darvish routinely throws his fastball in the mid- to high-90s. Maybe that's what Trevor Plouffe was expecting here, because by the time the ball arrived he could have been halfway back to the dugout.<p>For what it's worth, …

‘Never events’: Report highlights mistakes hospitals must eliminate

An infant abducted from a hospital. Surgery performed on the wrong side of the body. A patient dying because no one asked about his or her allergies.<p>Those are examples of "never events" – the kinds of medical errors or in-hospital occurrences that should never occur in Canadian health-care …

Microsoft patent application resembles leaked Kinect Glasses project

Microsoft has submitted a patent for a "head-mounted display" that looks a lot like the company's leaked Kinect Glasses. The patent application was filed in early 2012, and made public this week. Microsoft describes a multiplayer system that lets game players invite other users via a head-mounted …

Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

The Best Space Images Ever Were Taken by Apollo Astronauts With Hasselblad Cameras | WIRED

The most iconic photos from the manned exploration of space come from the monumental Apollo project. But if you're not a camera buff or a …

Manhattan Inside The Grand Canyon And Other Amazing Images From This Week

MLG's founders on the past, present and future of their real sport

Here's the first thing you need to understand about Major League Gaming's co-founders Sundance DiGiovanni and Michael Sepso: There's a direct connection between their love of traditional sports and the foresight that led them to found the eSports league in 2002.<p>Here's the second: To MLG's founders, …

Comic-Con: The Future of Xbox

Microsoft discusses controller recognition and next gen technology at Comic Con.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Major Nelson took the stage today at San Diego Comic …