Archive | February 2015

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Forward Thinking, Backward Driving:

A few years ago, I was given a box of old radio and television industry magazines. During my initial skim-through of the material, an article caught my eye from the February 1961 edition of Radio-Electronics magazine. The author, Manfred von Ardenne, speculated that for safety reasons, cars of the future would be driven backwards — […]

Elusive “Unicorns” of the Sea:

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen says he has unsuccessfully searched for Narwhals in the Arctic for 10 years.  He finally found this group far offshore using an ultralight airplane. It must have been a magical moment: One of the most unique, special and elusive species I have ever had the pleasure of photographing is the Narwhal. […]