When torn knee cartilage threatened a Calgary man’s career as a professional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter, he kept his cool, stripped down to his underwear and climbed into a metal canister chilled to -145 C.
For the past 10 years, the Camera Culture group at MIT’s Media Lab has been developing innovative imaging systems — from a camera that can see around corners to one that can read text in closed books — by using “time of flight,” an approach that gauges distance by measuring the time it takes light projected into a scene to bounce back to a sensor.
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced, squeaky-voiced comedy legend who starred in movies and musicals and also was known for his unflagging work on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died on Sunday, his publicist confirmed. He was 91 years old.
Twenty-two years ago O.J. Simpson beat a double murder rap. On Thursday he won parole in Nevada after serving nine years for robbery and kidnapping. Soon, if reports are to be believed, he could be starring in a reality show.
Revellers marking 4/20 this year celebrated the federal bill announced last week that will legalize marijuana — but others say the legal and health implications of the law remain hazy.
Sharon Stone has turned a celebrity spotlight on the issue of sexual assault on college campuses.
Pass the pink-frosted donuts.
When viewers make their regularly-scheduled Sunday night trip to Springfield, they will witness a TV milestone: “The Simpsons” will be marking its 600th episode.