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GoPro to launch budget friendly camera

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Along with the new Hero 4 models, GoPro will also be unveiling a less expensive entry-level action camera called the HERO. LINK (via: PetaPixel)

BTT 5th International Symposium and Art & Film Festival – Nov. 7-8

If you like bonefish or tarpon or permit (and I’m guessing you would say yes to at least one of those), you may be interested in BTT’s 5th International Symposium on Nov. 7-8 (IGFA Hall of Fame and Museum, Dania Beach, FL). Something new this year will be the Art & Film Festival attached to this […]

Big Brother Is Feeling You: The Global Impact Of AI-Driven Mental Health Care

Big Brother is feeling you—literally. A few months back, I wrote about Ellie, the world’s first AI-psychologist. Developed by DARPA and researchers at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies, Ellie is a diagnostic tool capable of reading 60 non-verbal cues a second—everything from eye-gaze to face tilt to voice tone—in the hopes of […]

Our Growing Addiction to “Cognitive Ecstasy” Drives Technology’s Progress…And That’s Okay

Why are humans so damn curious? Because discovery is pleasurable. Jason Silva, in his latest video, says humans don’t care about spectacle—what we care about is ecstatic understanding: “In other words, cognitive ecstasy defined as an exhilarating neurostorm of intense intellectual pleasure.” Maybe you’ve experienced this “cognitive ecstasy” at one […]

What We’re Reading and Watching This Week (up to Sept 20, 2014)

In the midst of all the technological progress being made globally on a daily basis, sometimes it’s tough to appreciate how we’re changing as humans. This week, we’ve been exploring articles and videos from around the internet that delve into the cultural and societal changes that technology induces. Enjoy this week’s offering […]

Daryl Morey, Trevor Ariza, Troy Daniels & Susan Polgar Visit Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan

Chess Champion Visits Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan from Houston ISD on Vimeo. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

HE WORLD CHESS ELITE WILL BE IN BILBAO STARTING SUNDAY FOR THE EUROPEAN CLUB CUP AND THE MASTERS FINAL

THE WORLD CHESS ELITE WILL BE IN BILBAO STARTING SUNDAY FOR THE EUROPEAN CLUB CUP AND THE MASTERS FINALBilbao Chess 2014, which will be held from 14 to 20 September, gathers in both events 9 of the 10 world top grandmasters, as wellShow More Summary

Bridge Swallows

2 months agoHobbies / Nature : Marcia Bonta

Cliff swallows are amazingly adaptable birds. Unlike most species, they seem to thrive because of human-designed structures.

Rehabber Slang Part 2, etc.

2 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

There is no excuse for putting a banner photo like this on a renowned birding site. It’s just that when...

Shine on

I was the-lady-behind-the-snowy-owl in a thousand photos taken that night! Given the opportunity, I'll complain to most anyone who'll listen about how much I hate living in the city, but I have to admit (however grudgingly!) that it does have its perks, one of which is the Lantern Parade. Show More Summary

The complete guide to Dodo relatives, living and dead

3 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

The Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) — that towering icon of modern anthropogenic extinctions — was a pigeon. Not, as Linneaus thought,...

Ruin Garden at Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory – a Must-See? by Susan Harris

3 months agoHobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant

From my recent stay in Pittsburgh I’ve shown you Randyland, which writer/adventurers Susan Reimer,  Ginny Smith,   Carrie Engel and I stumbled upon while playing hooky from hotel conference rooms. We were on our way to another destination,...Show More Summary

“Winged Warnings” Sounds the Avian Alarm

3 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

When birds go from Least Concern to Near-Threatened to Vulnerable to Endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature...

The Elwha is Free!

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

The final blast of Glines Canyon Dam, the Elwha is Free from John Gussman on Vimeo. With this final blast, the last remaining section of the upper dam is gone and the river is truly running free again for the first time in 100 years...

Ames NeverLeak™ Hose Reels: A Review

Since I discovered Ames Tools earlier this year and got to see firsthand how some of them are made and what the company's philosophies are towards their products and their customers, I've become a big fan. I have to tell you when they first contacted me about trying out some of their products, I was hesitant. Show More Summary

Revelation

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Way Upstream

This story takes place on a summer trip to Norway and depicts the inner meaning of fishing.Film & Edit: Philip Grönmo Music: Hollow Talk - Choir of Young Believers Stay with me (Japan Bootleg) - Sam Smith

Ball So Hard

Tom Brookens, 1989 Donruss NOTE: Don't ask me about the stain because I don't know TOM BROOKENSWATCH THE THRONE "BALL SO HARD WANNA FINE ME"LET'S CHECK THE HIGHLIGHTS Y'ALL Idled during '84 pennant stretch for Tigers due to pulledShow More Summary

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