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ETs Could Reach Out To Us With Interstellar Laser Designs

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Science

For decades, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has looked and listened for evidence of another civilization in our galactic neighborhood. T...

Using lasers to make data storage way faster than ever

The Conversation US | Posted 06.05.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Optical elements of the experimental setup allowing to obtain visible-spectrum laser pulses as short as 10 femtoseconds. Courtesy of Dr. R. Borrego-Va...

Don't Be Afraid of Failure

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

Another way that fear of risk becomes painfully evident is in the classroom when students don't ask questions. There are reasons for this. One is that the instructor is so fantastically brilliant and the material was presented so clearly that there is no need to ask questions. That is never true.

The Art of Tattoo Removal: Tataway and Vincent Castiglia

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

Tattooing is undeniably both an art form and a science. An artist draws up a sketch according to the client's vision, and with that mighty little gun, they produce what we think of as either expressive masterpieces, or perennial reminders of ideas gone horribly awry.

Pilot Suffered 'Military Strength' Laser Strike In Eye During Landing

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.24.2015 | Crime

A pilot for British Airways was left partially blinded and unable to work after a "military strength" laser beam was shone into his eye as he prepared...

Aircraft Laser Strikes Soar To All-Time High

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.19.2015 | Crime

People increasingly are pointing lasers at aircraft, despite hefty fines and prison sentences for those who are caught. On one night this month, aviat...

Conversation with Dan Shapiro

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.18.2015 | Technology
Michael Nirenberg

Last week I had a long and fun Skype talk with Dan Shapiro. Dan and I met at the last Maker Faire in New York and we really hit it off. Dan is an entr...

Epson Raises the Bar on Printer Tech

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.12.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

The folks at Epson have developed a line of PrecisionCore printers that virtually eliminate the so-called ink cartridge addiction.

How To Choose The Best Hair Removal Method For You

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.26.2015 | OWN

Sources: Board certified dermatologists Whitney Bowe, MD, and Marie Jhin, MDAlso on Huffpost:...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Dina Mikhails | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Dina Mikhails

With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.

Why Did It Take So Long To Make Lasers For Black Skin?

The Cut | Posted 06.09.2016 | Style
The Cut

I've come close to getting laser treatments three times. The first, when I was in college, was after a friend's older sister announced that it was "the greatest thing ever."

Medical Robots Born of Disruptive Innovation

Geri Spieler | Posted 06.27.2015 | Science
Geri Spieler

Do you trust a robot to diagnose your ailments? You may not have a choice as medicine moves closer to embracing technology as part of the standard practice of medicine. But don't despair. A medical robot could save your life.

My Very Own Miracle

Tricia McCallum | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Threading needles is out, as is focusing my beloved 35 mm Nikon. But I've embraced the digital world of photography. I can't bowl or play tennis to save my life and you wouldn't want me pitching for your ball team. The fact is I couldn't do any of that before anyway.

It Wasn't Ammunition That Did This. It Was A Laser

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.06.2015 | Science

It wasn't a projectile or ammunition that destroyed this truck. But rather, a laser: Defense and aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced th...

Nobel-Winning Laser Inventor Dies

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.28.2015 | Science

Dr. Charles Townes, who shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the laser, died in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday. He was 99. Tow...

Three Printers That Can Save on Space, Time and Money

Michael L. Berman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We have found ourselves surrounded by printers. Big and small. Fast and slow. Wireless and tethered. But they all have one thing in common: They get the job done with a minimum of effort on our part.

Aviation's Effort to Combat Laser Attacks #Ineffective #Insane

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.08.2014 | Crime
Christine Negroni

No less a brainiac than Albert Einstein could have weighed in on the phenomenally ineffective efforts of American aviation and law enforcement to combat laser attacks on airplanes.

Why Laser Toys Can Be Bad News for Your Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Is it a good idea to trigger your dog's prey drive using an object she has no chance of catching? Dr. Dodman believes it's not a good plan, because dogs can get so obsessed with chasing the light that they develop behavior problems.

What 2 Body Parts Give Away Your Age?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.18.2013 | Fifty

Aging is inevitable but looking old before your time is not. There are many signs that you're looking older than you might want to -- everything from ...

Behind the Seams of Avant-Garde Fashion: threeASFOUR in the Studio

Ruthie Abel | Posted 11.11.2013 | Style
Ruthie Abel

While much of New York Fashion Week coverage focuses on cocktail parties and Victoria Beckham's stolen bicycle, there's an untold story about a part of the fashion world engaged in real innovation.

Innovating For The Next 3 Billion: Don't Get Hooked On The High-Tech Fix

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Bhaskar Chakravorti

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe need to motivate our brightest minds and investors towards the far less elegant - but equally creative -- work of painstakingly grinding out new business models, new forms of miserly thinking and mastering the process of frustration, chaos and iterative experimentation.

The Less 'Glamorous' Side of Invention

Stuart Rennie | Posted 08.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Stuart Rennie

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhere are you going to set these lasers up first? Can they only be operated by experts? What happens when they break down? Will locals 'buy in' to the idea of lasers being set up in their communities?

LOOK: Scientists Bounce Laser Off Long-Lost Lunar Rover

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 04/30/2013 07:54 AM EDT on SPACE.com Scientists have successfully bounced a laser off the Soviet Union's old Lunokh...

Space Agency Sends Masterpiece To Moon

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/18/2013 05:41 AM EST on SPACE.com Call it the ultimate in high art: Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have...

FBI Creates National Anti-Laser Attack Task Force

Gizmodo | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology
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Laser attacks are serious business. According to the FBI, they've reached "epidemic levels," with 3,700 expected to occur by the year's end. But we're...