Archive for October, 2014

Take Real 3D Pics Without a 3D Camera Using the 3DAround App

Yazan: spcblog | 29 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Technology

3DAround: Take Real 3D Pics Without a 3D Camera For those who are not content with sharing their foodie pics in two dimensions, there is now an app for giving your friends and followers a 3D image of your morning croissant. 3DAround is a new app available for iOS 8 powered devices. It stiches together […]

Legendary Director Producing Grateful Dead Documentary

Yazan: spcblog | 28 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Film, Scorsese

An official film documenting the Grateful Dead is scheduled to be released in 2015 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous band. The project is being produced by Martin Scorsese, the legendary director behind such films as Goodfellas and Casino. Scorsese has also directed some of the world’s greatest music documentaries, including The Last […]

Mark Rylance Cast as “The BFG” Himself

Yazan: spcblog | 28 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Film

Roald Dahl’s “The BFG,” a book cherished by children all over the world, is about to get a breath of new life thanks to Steven Spielberg. The story focuses on the friendship shared by a big friendly giant and Sophie, an orphaned girl. Most of the giants that inhabit the BFG’s homeland are vicious monsters, […]

A Lantern and a Nobel Prize

Yazan: spcblog | 17 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Science

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics was presented jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura. Together they were credited for their work on the blue light emitting diode. We have had red and green LEDs for some time. What is so special about a blue one that it warrants a Nobel Prize? The […]

Camel Employed By Google To Scan The Desert

Yazan: spcblog | 10 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Technology

Google set out to create a panoramic view of the Liwa Desert. However, the problem they faced was the inability to take the Google van through such treacherous terrain. But it’s not like one single person can carry the Google Earth camera on their back, so naturally a camel was the only option. Check out […]

Pluto is a Planet, Harvard Scientists Argue

Yazan: spcblog | 08 October 2014 | 1 Comment
Categories: Science

After being identified as a dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 2006, Pluto may very well be reconsidered as a fully-fledged planet, as scientists from Harvard questions IAU’s definition of what a planet is in a debate on September 18, 2014. According to the IAU, in order to consider a celestial body […]

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