October 14, 2012
No two people look at the world in the same way — literally. When looking at a picture, different people will move their eyes among points of interest in different sequences, researchers have found. Even if two people trace the same paths, the exact way they move their eyes differs. That’s why Oleg Komogortsev, a computer scientist at Texas State University-San Marcos, is looking to create [...]
If you have ever flown on holiday – then you know how stressful it is.
First the struggling with suitcases to the airport, then the long queues at check-in, waiting again at security, straining to hear every announcement about your flight details… Most people feel drained – and in need of a holiday – when they finally arrive at their destination.
So Dallas Airport in the U.S. is the latest to trial [...]
By David Zucchino, Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times Staff WriterApril 18, 2012, 4:30 a.m.
The paratroopers had their assignment: Check out reports that Afghan police had recovered the mangled remains of an insurgent suicide bomber. Try to get iris scans and fingerprints for identification.
The 82nd Airborne Division soldiers arrived at the police station in Afghanistan’s Zabol province in February 2010. They inspected the body parts. Then the mission turned macabre: The paratroopers posed for [...]