Archive for December, 2015

Best Of Nat Geo’s Photo Contest 2015

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National Geographic published the top 13 entries in their annual photography contest. All of the images can be downloaded as wallpapers.

View the pics HERE.

Technology Prints 2 Images On One Canvas [video]

Tech Enables Communication With Dogs

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Wired reports –

Melody Jackson, a computer scientist at Georgia Tech, has been outfitting service dogs with computerized vests, so that in an emergency they can find another human and pull a mechanical lever on the vest that triggers an audio message: My handler needs you to come with me! When people hear this for the first time, “they jump back 3 feet, because the dog is talking,” Jackson says, laughing. The dog can also do other tricks with its wearable, like triggering an SOS alert with GPS coordinates. A search-and-rescue dog could do the same. It’s all part of a curious new field called animal-computer interaction.

Continue reading HERE.

Vintage Dutch Safety Posters

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Very cool collection of old occupational safety posters on Imgur

Pictures With Santa [video]

Why? It’s A Slow News Day

 

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Check out the winners of the 2015 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards HERE.

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Still Trump [video]

World’s Oldest Ham

WorldsOldestHamMental_floss reported –

Today, the 113-year-old delicacy sits in the Isle of Wight County Museum in Smithfield, Virginia, in homage to Gwaltney’s eccentric legacy. Over the years, the ham has transformed into something of a local celebrity. In 2014, museum officials threw it a 112th birthday party. A recent “Pan Ham” competition offered travelers the chance to photograph themselves at tourist attractions with a picture of Gwaltney and his ham. You can even catch a glimpse of the wizened relic via the museum’s Ham Cam, which live-streams the prized attraction sitting in a specially designed display case.

Continue reading HERE.

Incredibly Photogenic Dog [pics]

Maddie, the coon hound, takes beautiful pictures.

Check out MaddieOnThings.com.

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Finland Time Lapse [video]

Now You Have Seen A Dog Dancing [video]


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