Author: fuchsbau

Arthritis and exercise

If you have osteoarthritis, it need not limit your mobility—at least not if you exercise and keep moving. Half of the adults with OA report that they don’t participate in any physical activity. Thus,...

Co-inventor of Ethernet dies at 74

Charles Thacker, one of the lead hardware designers on the Xerox Alto, the first modern personal computer, died of a brief illness on Monday. He was 74. The Alto, which was released in 1973...

Seeing the invisible

This is what the world would look like if you could see invisible air currents, temperature gradients, and differences in pressure or composition of the air. Schlieren imaging is a method to visualize density...

Coconut oil has never been healthy

The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, showing coconut oil increased LDL (“bad”) cholesterol in seven...

New York City in 1993 in HD

Captured from a D-Theater HD DVHS Demo Tape by techmoan.com. In 2002 D-Theater launched in the US – the dealers needed a demo tape of HD footage. JVC reused some HD video that had...

Advanced physics simulations

Demonstration of the most Advanced Modern Particle, Liquid and Soft-body physics. These kinds of graphics and physics simulation can be expected to come to real-time rendering in future video games and software.

50 weird movies

A Lynchian renaissance is happening at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where David Lynch studied painting before his surreal entry into filmmaking with 1977’s Eraserhead. The school is the site of Lynch’s first...

This is what TED Talks look like

Self proclaimed “thought leader,” Pat Kelly gives his talk on “thought leadership” at the annual This Is That Talks in Whistler, B.C. In the seminar, Kelly covers: How to talk with your hands, how...