Tim Edwards

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14 Emerging Digital Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging digital and communications technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions …

Buccaneers' 340-Pound Offensive Tackle Catches Touchdown Pass

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are doing everything they can to get their first win of the season. On 3rd-and-goal from inside the 1-yard line, offensive tackle Donald Penn opened the scoring on <i>Monday Night Football</i> with a touchdown catch.<p>Here's another look at how he celebrated:<p>Penn is listed at 6'5" …

NFL

Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Rhino in Mid Flight

It can be incredibly scary to be on the approaching end of an angry animal, especially when said animal is a rhino, which is widely regarded as one …

Surfer Stu Johnson duck dives underneath a wave at Cloudbreak, an outer reef in Fiji. Photograph by Lucia Griggi (@luciagriggi). To see more of Griggi's pictures, visit lightbox.time.com. #surfing #surf

Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical?

A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.<p>Two days ago, we reported on a controversial paper by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canaveri about human head transplants. The paper, entitled "HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project …

Edward Snowden re-emerges for Moscow airport meeting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/994000/994327_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524614252_fb24babc334e2068a8818469f1be0755<p><b>Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has met human rights groups and lawyers at a Moscow airport, in his first appearance in three weeks.</b><p>He …

Surveillance

Thanks for nothing, college!

The studies extolling college’s virtues are outdated and misguided. Here’s what’s really happening to Millennials<p>In the latest episode of "Congress Comes Together to Screw Millennials," we get news that, unless the Senate acts soon, Stafford Loan interest rates will automatically double this coming …

Bert Stern obituary

In the summer of 1962 Bert Stern, who has died aged 83, took more than 2,500 photographs of Marilyn Monroe over three sessions held in a Los Angeles …

5 Eco-Friendly Cities Built From The Ground Up

From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida<p><b>Lavasa</b> <i><br>Maharashtra, India</i><br>Planned population: 300,000<br>Projected completion date: 2021<br>Lavasa's designers are using biomimicry to transform an arid site in India's Western Ghats into a lush city. Building foundations will store moisture, as trees do, …

Female flies pick and choose among sperm - Futurity

SYRACUSE U. (US) — Female fruit flies play a larger role in determining who fathers …

Biology

All you need to know: June solstice 2017

It’s that beautiful time of year again in the Northern Hemisphere, when the June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer – is nearly upon us.<p>The …

Astronomy

Science and sex: Everything you wanted to know about 'doing it'

"How We Do It" may sound like a sex manual, but it isn't: In fact, that's about the only topic you won't find addressed in anthropologist Robert Martin's book-length survey of human reproduction and what we can learn from the animal world.<p>There's still news you can use, however. For example, how …

Your First 10,000 Photographs May Include Some of Your Best

<i>“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson</i><p>This sage advice is from perhaps the most influential photographer and art …

New York releases climate assessment and a plan for urban adaptation

Shortly after Hurricane Sandy hammered the eastern seaboard last October, more than a dozen scientists on the New York City Panel on Climate Change …

Amazing Time-Lapse Captures a Massive Rotating Supercell Thunderstorm

Arizona-based photographer Mike Olbinski has been visiting the Central Plains of Texas for almost four years now in search of the perfect rotating …

Taking Pictures on an Offshore Oil Rig Is Serious Business

Taking pictures on an offshore oil rig is serious business. For starters, due to the risk of flammable gas coming up the oil well, normal electronics …

Tabletop Photographer Puts His Toys to Good Use in Funny Miniature Scenes

Texas-based tabletop photographer JD Hancock is a self-proclaimed nerd. But he’s a nerd with a bent towards photography, and so the myriad action …

Attending My First Portfolio Review After Thirty Years as a Photographer

Having made it through over 30 years as a commercial photographer and photography teacher, I find it daunting, at this stage in my life and my …

Hyperlapse Shows One of the Best Graffiti Artists in the World at Work

Many of the time-lapses and hyperlapses we run across follow natural events (like a massive rotating supercell) or capture the hustle and bustle of a …

Visions of the Universe exhibition reveals full wonder of space images

A child has just stepped onto the Red Planet. While visitors to Visions of the Universe, an exhibition of astronomical photography that has just …

15 Beautiful Pictures of Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is located in The Golden State of California. This national park offers a variety of things to do for the whole family; with …

National Parks

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Landscape Photography

Mass Surveillance in America: A Timeline of Loosening Laws and Practices

Surveillance court created<p>After a post-Watergate Senate investigation documented abuses of government surveillance, Congress passes the Foreign …

Edward Snowden's explosive NSA leaks have US in damage control mode

Washington was struggling to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history on Monday, as public criticism grew of the …

Edward Snowden did enlist for special forces, US army confirms

The US army has confirmed an aspect of surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden's military service to the Guardian.<p>As Snowden told the Guardian in …

World leaders seek answers on US collection of communication data

Leading Europeans, from Angela Merkel down to information chiefs across the continent, are lining up to grill American counterparts on the Prism …

NSA snooping: Obama under pressure as senator denounces 'act of treason'

Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against US surveillance operations on Monday as his administration struggled …