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You definitely don't want to be on the receiving end of a lightning strike, but in the right doses the stuff may have a healing effect. A new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that the electromagnetic fields given off by lightning activity around the world could protect living cells from certain kinds of damage, which may have had implications for the evolution of life on Earth... Co
On January 1 the New Horizons probe whizzed past Ultima Thule, a tiny world on the fringe of the solar system. Data is still streaming back to Earth, and now the latest image shows the object closer and in higher resolution than ever before. With that improved clarity comes some intriguing new landmarks on the rocky surface... Continue Reading Weird new landmarks on Ultima Thule come into
According to 2006 research from the European Commission, more than 80 percent of people from the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden say they can hold a conversation in English. But that falls to below 60 percent in nearby Germany. In Spain, those who sit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score on average 89, whereas in neighboring Portugal the average score is 95. What could a
Now in its 22nd edition, the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition at Sydney's Bondi Beach turns one of Australia's most iconic stretches of coastline into a huge outdoor sculpture park, showcasing the wares of artists from all around the world. Let's take a look at some of the weird and wacky creations to wash up at this year's event. .. Continue Reading Sculpture by the Sea exhibit dots Austra
During an event at this year's Hello Wood International Summer University and Festival in rural Hungary, teams of students from around the world were tasked with building seven prototype cabins. The resulting dwellings range from a transportable cabin with wheels attached to its side, to a modular model that can be re-arranged into multiple layouts. .. Continue Reading Students desi
$(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_6398760155","galleryId":"6398760155","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });Venus Optics has announced a new probe-shaped macro lens that captures 2x life size images down a 40cm/15.7in barrel. The Laowa 24mm f/14 Macro Probe lens is designed to produce extreme macro on full frame bo
Venus Optics today officially announced the Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe, one of the weirdest-looking lenses you’ll ever lay eyes on. At the same time, it also aims to be one of the most game-changing macro lenses on the market today.First teased back in 2016, the Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe lens weighs just 1.04 pounds (474 grams) and measures 1.3 feet (~0.4m) long with an ultra-narro
What do your prototypes (failed or otherwise) look like? That was the question posed by Vlambeer's Rami Ismail on Twitter Friday, and devs' answers make for illuminating (and entertaining) reading. ...
Photographer Mathieu Stern has been featured in our news many times, largely due to his very interesting videos about vintage lenses he adapts to his Sony mirrorless cameras. One of his ongoing series is "3 Vintage Lenses," in which he photographs the same model with three different vintage lenses. It's amazing not only the variety of vintage lenses that there are available, but also the opti


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