Category Archives: Imagery

This is what happens when a drone interrupts your Christmas date

As reported on Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris You’re on a date at TGI Friday’s, casually sipping your discount cocktail, trying to ignore the disappointed look on your partner’s face as they attempt to cut into their overcooked steak. As if … Continue reading

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How to live for a month in virtual reality

As reported on The Verge. Artist Mark Farid will spend 28 days as someone else in ‘Seeing I’ By Adi Robertson Next year, artist Mark Farid wants to give up a month of his life to virtual reality. If a … Continue reading

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An abandoned mall in Bangkok has been overtaken by fish

As reported The Verge. By Carl Franzen Travel writer stumbles upon a deep, dark secret There’s something particularly eerie about an abandoned shopping mall. Perhaps it’s the stark contrast from its intended purpose: to see such a sterile place once designed to … Continue reading

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Panasonic’s 4K-ready Lumix GH4 priced at $1,700, ships in late April

As reported on Engadget. BY RICHARD LAWLER Panasonic promised it would deliver a GH mirrorless camera capable of recording 4K video for under $2,000, and now we know just how far under that is. The Lumix GH4 camera body and its 16MP CMOS … Continue reading

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What Musicians Can Tell Us About Dyslexia and the Brain

As reported on Wired. BY GREG MILLER Daniel Paxton/Flickr   Dyslexia is a frustrating disorder that gives otherwise smart people trouble with reading. Nobody knows exactly what causes it, but one popular hypothesis is that the root of the problem is … Continue reading

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Turn any Tumblr into an interactive Fractal Fest

As reported on The Verge. By Aaron Souppouris IBM has created a site that will turn any Tumblr into a series of fractal images. Why? 38 years ago, one of its mathematicians, Benoit Mandelbrot, discovered that nature’s repetitive, complex patterns are … Continue reading

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Excel’s Power Maps take bar graphs to some new and mildly interesting places

As reported on Engadget. By Mariella Moon There are only so many ways one can juice up boring Excel data, but Microsoft’s new Power Map Preview for Office 365 looks like it’s up to the challenge. The 3D map visualizer has just graduated from “project” … Continue reading

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‘Could you poison your child?’: images from a century of medical propaganda

As reported on The Verge. By Amar Toor Health, history, and design collide at the National Library of Medicine The US National Library of Medicine is much more than a library about medicine. Founded in 1836, the Maryland-based NLM is home to the … Continue reading

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Researchers print biometric sensors directly on skin, make wearable health monitors more durable

As reported on Engadget. By Michael Gorman MC10 might be best known for its wearable electronics aimed at athletes, but the company also makes a medical diagnostic sticker called abiostamp. Its creator (and MC10 co-founder), John Rogers has refined that design so that it’s … Continue reading

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The ghostly photographs of President Truman’s White House renovation

As reported on The Verge. By Amar Toor In the late 1940s, then-President Harry S. Truman called for a massive renovation of the White House, which, at 150-years-old, was in dire need of an upgrade. The result was a comprehensive overhaul, … Continue reading

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