Brain Implant Bypasses Eyes To Help Blind People See

By Eliza Strickland Early humans were hunters, and their vision systems evolved to support the chase. When gazing out at an unchanging landscape, their brains didn’t get excited by the incoming information. But if a gazelle leapt from the grass, their visual cortices lit up.  That neural emphasis on movement may be the key to […]

Close-up Photographer of the Year

‘I spotted this eel larva off the island of Lembeh (Indonesia) during a blackwater dive. Blackwater diving is essentially diving at night in the open ocean, usually over deep or very deep water. Divers are surrounded by darkness, with only a lit downline as a visual reference. Peering through the darkness with your torch can […]

Hancock: Follow Covid rules or they will get tougher

Restrictions will get tougher if rules are not followed, Matt Hancock says, as £10,000 fines for those who fail to self-isolate are introduced in England. The health secretary told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show the country was facing a “tipping point and we have a choice”. The prime minister is understood to be considering a […]

Hamas nabs explosives from sunken WWI warship

Hamas scuba divers loot unexploded munitions even though Israeli navy knew it was there: “They beat us to it.” By Paul Shindman, World Israel News The Hamas terror group in Gaza looted the high explosive ammunition from a sunken British warship off the coast of Gaza, even though the IDF had known the ship’s location […]

When a State Park Is As Exciting As the Alps

Travel During a Pandemic by Neal Freyman Good Saturday morning. Did we catch you at home? Thought so. Memorial Day Weekend, typically one of the busiest travel periods in the U.S., is almost unrecognizable this year. Highways are open, airports are mostly empty…even the line at Seacrets in Ocean City isn’t looking too bad. None […]