Posts in March, 2014

National Archives photo mystery solved – newly-discovered 150-year-old photos depict Lincoln funeral procession

// March 25th, 2014 // No Comments » // History and Civilization

Experts at the National Archives say it’s long been a mystery – what the photograph depicts, why it was photographed, and where it was shot. But a retired government accountant from Maryland, Paul Taylor, believes the scene was shot on Broadway, outside New York’s historic Grace Church, and that it was shot on Tuesday, April […]

New color World War II aerial combat footage rivals that of any great war movie

// March 17th, 2014 // No Comments » // Military

Check out this amazing eight-minute mini-documentary containing color combat footage of the aerial wars that took place in the skies during World War II that rivals the best commercially-produced war movies. The scenes in the video feature fighter gun camera footage, dogfights, flak fire, kamikaze attacks, aerial combat between fighters and bombers, carpet bombing and […]

2015 Lamborghini Huracan dashboard powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 30 graphics chip

// March 4th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hardware

2015 Lamborghini digital instrument cluster

The 2015 Lamborghini Huracan was introduced this week and demonstrates that yes, dashboards can indeed be colorful fully-digital screens. The Huracan’s instrument panel displays virtual 3D gauges on a 12.3-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1440×540 pixels and driven by a Tegra 30 chip from Nvidia’s Tegra 3 Series. The processor can spin the […]

It’s python vs. crocodile – guess who won the epic four-hour battle

// March 4th, 2014 // No Comments » // Astronomy and Space News

Close-up of python eating crocodile

Pythons and crocodiles – both are deadly carnivores who terrify not only people, but the enumerable members of the animal kingdom who are unfortunate enough to serve as their lunch. Both beasts lie pretty close to the top of the food chain. But what would happen if the two were pit against each other in […]