Trevor Henning

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Stunning Time-Lapse Video Shows Rare Views of Yosemite

Two photographers explore the park off the beaten path.<p>Explore the night sky in Yosemite National Park from the top of Echo Ridge—all in the first eight seconds of the video.<p>California-based photographers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill spent more than ten months backpacking across Yosemite …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

How might 2014 play out in tech? Silicon Valley may again need to watch out for Microsoft, cheap smartphones will hit markets, and the Edward Snowden …

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I have seen a stream of tales about gender differences in brain structure under headlines that assure me that from birth men are innately more rational …

Brain Cells 'Geotag' Memories To Cache What Happened — And Where

Think back to an important event in your life: a graduation, a birth, a special Thanksgiving dinner. Chances are you're remembering not only what happened, but also where it happened. And now scientists think they know why.<p>As we form so-called episodic memories, the brain appears to be using …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

It wasn’t easy; it sometimes took him weeks to reach a community, and there usually wasn’t any way to verbally communicate, since no matter how many …

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Qualcomm Toq smartwatch available on Cyber Monday, December 2

Smartwaches, whether you like them or not, are the next big thing, and everyone apparently wants to be in the game. Qualcomm announced today that its …

Could Tizen be Android's next nemesis?

For many a year now, Android and iOS have butted heads in their battle to be the top mobile OS. They both have strong points, as well as both having …

128GB Meizu MX3 handset available in China

The Meizu MX3 is the world’s first smartphone to launch in a 128GB capacity, although this specific model only works on China Mobile’s 3G (TD-SCDMA) network – support for GSM 2G is available though.<p>The handset retails for 3,999 Yuan in the region, which is about $660, and offers a 5.1-inch display …

Night Sky, July 2018: What You Can See This Month [Maps]

The night sky tonight and on any clear night offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects you can see, from stars and constellations to …

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Space views that would have wowed even Capt. Kirk (pictures)

In this image, a stunning view of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. The low-energy X-rays are colored red, medium-energy ones are green, while blue points to the highest-energy X-rays. This level of 3D detail is the result of a collaborative effort involving NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and …

Apple’s New iPad mini Shows Poorer Color Accuracy When Compared To Other Tablets

Last week, Instapaper creator Marco Arment noted that Apple’s iPad mini with Retina display has an image retention problem. A new report from …

Looking across Fallen Trees to Look to Avalanche Lake

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Does ESP Exist? 11 Premonitions That Came True

Though some psychologists and natural scientists remain skeptical, many agree telepathic abilities and related phenomena exist.<p>Chris Carter, an …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Farthest-Ever Confirmed Galaxy Offers Glimpse Of Early Universe

Astronomers have found and confirmed the distance of a galaxy that's so far away, it shows us light from just 700 million years after the Big Bang.<p>The farther away something is in space, the longer its light takes to reach Earth and Earth-orbiting space telescopes… which means super-far galaxies …

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Even sex-crazed students can't catch this many STIs in a year

Last week we were confronted with the revelation that a shockingly high percentage of our educational elite are less than intelligent where safe sex is concerned. According to a headline in The Independent "A quarter of students will catch an STI in their first year":<p>University is certainly a time …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Google's iron grip on Android: controlling open source by any means necessary

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open …

In New York, late nights are fueled by party drug Molly

NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.<p>There was no music or dancing at this after-party, though. Instead, a host distributed …

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Florence creep up on small N.C. townFloodwaters from Tropical Storm Florence creep up on small N.C. townFloodwaters from Tropical Storm Florence creep up on small N.C. town<p>02:00<p>N.C. Gov.: Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall'N.C. Gov.: Florence 'unloading …

The Seven Most Incredible Telescopes In Existence

The biggest, smallest, and most robotic stargazing tools.<p>When China completes its newest telescope project in 2016, the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), it will have a dish nearly half the size of a country (OK, only the world's smallest country, Vatican City, but …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

iPad Art: Child Exploring

It’s Sunday – time for more wonderful art created on the iPad. Today’s featured iPad art is this image of a child that I have called ‘Child Exploring’.<p>This artwork was shared to our iPad Art Community on Google+, and had only this brief description:<p>Doodle using #procreateapp on iPad<p>I find it a very …

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11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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First Evidence Found of a Comet Strike on Earth

Comet exploded 28 million years ago over Egypt, new study suggests.<p><b>Saharan glass and a brooch belonging to King Tut provide the first evidence of a comet directly impacting Earth, a new study claims. The finding may help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the birth of our solar system.</b><p>About …