Michael Brennan

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Aerial Photos of Colorful Beaches Shot from Doorless Helicopter

<i>À La Plage, À La Piscine</i> or <i>At the Beach, At the Pool</i>, is a collection of aerial photographs of various shorelines packed with frolicking beach goers. …

Bat's Super-Long Tongue Powered by Blood (With Video)

High-speed video shows how the Pallas's long-tongued bat mops up food.<p><b>The Pallas's long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina) is known for the lengthy tongue it uses to lap up nectar.</b><p>Now, a new study using high-speed video shows that the tongue's mopping ability is powered by blood, a phenomenon …

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American Airlines settles FAA safety claims for $24.9 million

American Airlines has agreed to pay $24.9 million to settle $162 million in potential fines that were proposed by U.S. safety regulators.<p>American …

Hedge fund files bankruptcy to dodge lawsuit at landmark-packed hotel unit

Billionaire investor John Paulson has put a real estate unit of his hedge fund into bankruptcy to thwart a lawsuit by a lender that claims it is owed …

Inside the largest duty-free shop on the planet

If you want to see the globe’s divergent proclivities in all their finely segmented glory, spend some time at the Dubai International Airport. The …

Annular eclipse creates 'ring of fire' in Australia and south Pacific

The moon glided between the Earth and sun, blocking everything but a dazzling ring of light, for the few skygazers lucky enough to see Friday's "ring …

Establishing UK tree seed bank 'crucial'

<b>The UK's first national collection of tree seeds has been established, which scientists say is crucial as a growing array of pests threaten native species.</b><p>Co-ordinated by Kew's Millennium Seed Bank, it aims to safeguard the genetic diversity of the UK's tree flora.<p>The scheme will initially target …

Hello spring! Best flower photos from around the world

Henri Matisse said, “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Thank you EarthSky friends for seeing them and sharing your images …

Feather pigments hint at stem cell ‘fates’ - Futurity

USC (US) — To understand how stem cells turn into certain tissue patterns and shapes, …

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Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

Eyewitness: Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Win over $30,000 in awards with EXPOSURE 2013

May 10, 2013 /Photography News/ Photographers, you’re invited to join EXPOSURE. See.Me presents the 4th annual international photography competition …

Stars and Forests – Incredible Astrophotography by Mike Taylor

Photographer Mike Taylor is from central Maine, which is a perfect location for what he does: nature photography. Although he does studio work as …

Stunning Silhouettes Against a Giant Moonrise

Any photography buff will tell you that the trick to shooting a large moon is with a powerful telephoto lens. That will have your moon appear …

PSA: LG Optimus G Pro now available at AT&T

American fans of giant smartphones haven't lately had the giant selection of devices to match, but AT&T can at last offer a little diversity: the LG Optimus G Pro is now on sale at the carrier's online and retail stores. For $200 on contract or $550 contract-free, US residents can get a 5.5-inch …

i-mobile flaunts IQ X and IQ XA Android smartphones with 8MP front and 18MP rear cameras, laughs at megapixel myth

Once upon a time (2007) in a land far, far away (Thailand) lived the i-mobile 902, a pseudo Sony Ericsson W800 clone featuring a trick five-megapixel autofocus camera with a Sony-made CCD sensor and xenon flash. At the time, it produced shots with the most detail and best low-light performance we'd …