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Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can – and can't – eat

February, 2015, was the month when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.<p>First, a damning study in the British Medical Journal showed that – after all we have been told to the contrary – saturated fat is good for you. Far from being the great risk …

Is GPS more accurate than maps?

Rick Maybury explains why there may be a discrepency in distances measured on GPS and Ordinance Survey maps maps<p><i>I recently joined a walking group who use a hand-held GPS together with Ordinance Survey maps to get around. At the end of the walk we are all keen to know how far we've travelled but the</i> …

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Future soldier: Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku on building a Death Star and Silicon Valley brain drain

Morning light shines softly through a large glass window as a travel-weary Michio Kaku gamely musters a smile. Just a few hours removed from a cross-country flight from the East Coast, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that this physicist is plain tired. Then the camera starts rolling. In …

Google Adds over 1000 New Street View Images

If you ever use Google Street View, you’re familiar with the sort of images the service offers. Street View allows people to start off with a map and …

Scientists Explain How Whales and Seals Can Hold Their Breath for up to an Hour

Humans and other mammals are similar in the fact that we all need to breathe air to live. While humans are able to hold their breath, most of us can …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Dressed Like Humans

They say dog owners that endear themselves totally to their canine pets eventually look like them, and vice versa. The theme of humanizing the …

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …

Alone Against the Rising Son and What You May Have Missed This Week on Light Stalking

Light Stalking has grown into one of the top online sources of information and community for photographers. Nearly a million people each month visit …