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This Moving 3D Scan Of Life In Paris Is Truly Stunning

Video: Whoa. It’s like being able to have the vision to see the hidden skeleton of the city of light. Antoine Delach’s Ghost Cell is a “stereoscopic plunge into the guts of an organic Paris seen as a cell through a virtual microscope”. I just love how the look of daily life in Paris is seen in a completely new way. And how it’s so cool to see how everything and everybody is connected.

There's A Vicious Cycle Between War And Severe Weather Emerging, And It Will Be Hard To Break

The world has changed a lot in the past 12 months, with political conflict focusing the world on immediate crises, not the distant future. But a group of scientists are are showing how these conflicts will affect our ability to adapt to climate change down the road — and our ability to survive as a human race.

People Blaming Encryption For The Paris Attacks Are Looking Dumber Every Day 

Law enforcement officials are using the Paris attacks to argue that the government needs special access to crack encryption. It’s a bad argument, and it’s looking worse as more information comes out about how the attacks went down.

Blaming Encryption For Terrorist Attacks Is A Mistake 

We don’t know the specifics of how the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday were carried out. That hasn’t stopped the law enforcement community from shamelessly blaming encryption for helping terrorists, or from seizing the attack as an opportunity to defend surveillance.

Google Is Making International Hangout Calls To France Free In The Wake Of This Weekend's Deadly Attack

Briefly: Google is making international Hangout calls to France free in the wake of yesterday’s deadly attacks. If you’re trying to reach a loved one in Paris, you can do via the Google Hangouts Android app, iOS app, and the web. Stay safe out there.

Buildings Around The World Light Up In Solidarity With France

From London to Sydney, iconic buildings and monuments across the world are aglow in the colours of the French flag last night, honouring the victims of yesterday’s deadly attacks in Paris.

Facebook's 'Safety Check' Lets You Locate Loved Ones In Paris

A Facebook feature implemented to help track people after natural disasters has been launched tonight to help people connect with their friends and family after the Paris attacks.

Should We Ban Love Locks From Cities Forever?

The love lock, that parasitic form of metal graffiti, has a complicated relationship with urban bridges. A new grassroots campaign is pressuring many cities to go lock-free, but it hasn’t been easy.

Can One Day Without Cars Really Change Our Travel Habits?

It is said that on average, we take 66 days to form a new habit. So when an initiative sets out to change our habits in just 24 hours, there’s cause for scepticism. World Car-Free Day aims to do just that. The thought is that by closing city centres to cars for one day a year, people will make a long-term switch to alternative modes of transport and help us to address the many problems caused by our dependence on cars.

This Is What Paris Looks Like Without Cars

Pedestrians and bicyclists took over the streets of Paris a few days ago for the Journée Sans Voiture (Day Without Cars) event. Paris banned cars from large parts of the city center, including the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées, as part of an effort to draw attention to the city’s dire pollution problem, especially in advance of climate talks which will take place in the city in December.

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