Sean Greene

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  • Caught on tape! Wild crows use tiny cameras to film themselves using tools

    Caught on tape! Wild crows use tiny cameras to film themselves using tools

    Two species on Earth are known to use hook-shaped tools: humans and New Caledonian crows. And now, for the first time, the people have caught the birds using them on camera. There are crows all over the world, but the species on New Caledonia, a forested island in the South Pacific, are renowned...

  • What zombies can teach us about infectious diseases

    What zombies can teach us about infectious diseases

    If someone you know exhibits the following symptoms, you may want to steer clear of them at your next holiday gathering: shambling gait, moaning, loss of personality traits, rotting of the flesh. These are not signs of a food coma; they’re symptoms of zombiism -- and a new report is sounding the...

  • Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

    Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

    The next time your dog heads to his bowl for a drink, take a second to appreciate his mastery of fluid dynamics as he laps up gulp after gulp. Don’t mind the mess he’s probably making -- it’s all part of his brilliance. When your dog plunges his snout into his water bowl, it looks as though he’s...

  • Know your Imperial helmets

    Know your Imperial helmets

    The sleek, homogenous look of evil. The look of the Stormtrooper helmet awakens a feeling of unknown evil, and that’s most likely the point. Almost impossible to tell apart, the only way to learn about the soldiers behind the masks is to study the many different shapes, sizes and offshoots of the...

  • In detail: The cars of the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    In detail: The cars of the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    From old favorites to far-out concepts, the vehicles on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show represent the cutting edge of the automotive industry. Whether you attend or not, you can still see all the emblems, grills and details of your favorite cars right here.

  • Star Wars, toy cars and weird SUV convertibles: Highlights from the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    Star Wars, toy cars and weird SUV convertibles: Highlights from the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    From the Kia Optima A1A to the Fiat 500e Stormtrooper concept car, there's a lot to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Here's a few of the highlights.

  • A cloudy cushion for Mt. Baldy

    A cloudy cushion for Mt. Baldy

    Every day after work, My Le drives up Mount Baldy to catch the sunset. Now that the weather is getting colder, the mountain is starting to see more fog and clouds. "On some days the fog is really thick, but if you just wait it out, the wind will move the fog away and you’ll get a nice little opening,"...

  • City view from Runyon Canyon

    City view from Runyon Canyon

    On a hike in Runyon Canyon Park, Eric Norris (Instagram: @sfxeric) turned to look toward the city. The skyscrapers of downtown L.A. were silhouetted against the sun, with a wall of clouds looming behind. He shot a quick photo with his iPhone 6s. Norris made the sky black using the Noir filter built...

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