Remember the "Star Wars" scene where robotic scamp R2-D2 projects a three-dimensional image of Princess Leia trying to ask for help from Obi-Wan Kenobi?
New 3D holographic imaging technology developed at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences is bringing it a little closer.
There are times when being a communist dictatorship has its advantages. Without having to worry about jobs or elections, you can enact a plan and stick to it until it works and, if a million or so peasants get displaced to build a dam, they don't vote anyway.
I get that not everyone will devote two hours each night, or 10 hours over a weekend, to pumpkin carving a Death Star
...or watching 5 terrific Halloween movies
, but even if your attention span runs more toward Twitter than IMDB, here are at least a few videos you can try:
It isn't the first photograph of humans but two men near the river's edge in a photo of Cincinnati taken in 1848 is kind of a big deal among photography historians.