For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, helping to uncover new details of the country’s past.
For some reason, beach volleyball isn't taken all that seriously in the UK. Why? It's a legitimate sport. It's not all about the sex. So how are these athletes battling the stigma? With QR codes on their asses. You're welcome.
Until very recently, man has viewed the skies only within the visible spectrum. When LOFAR, the world's largest telescope, looks to the heavens, it sees the depths of the universe in radio.
• Warner Bros. set up a hotline to replace HD DVDs found in Harry Potter: Goblet of Fire Blu-ray packages. I love Harry Potter news. [HD Digest]
• British drivers caught using their cellphones may be sent to jail for two years and face an extremely scary sounding "unlimited fine" under new laws published today. […