Portraying an entire three-dimensional object in only two dimensions leads to unavoidable distortions. Any gamer that has created custom skins for a mod knows this. What blew my mind was learning about different world map “projections” and just how skewed our perceptions can be. 202 more words
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The Australian public has been left unsure whether or not to believe reports that the ABC Fact Check unit has been axed.
“Normally when I hear this kind of statement I would log onto Fact Check to see if it is true,” said regular ABC listener Valerie Niceperson. 218 more words
Tonight on AFL 360, Gillon McLachlan was talking about the gloriousness of the football so far in 2016 when he said that “more people have gone to the football for the first six weeks of the season in the history of the VFL/AFL… more people than ever before.” Is he right? 60 more words
Army trainers conduct drills at a military base in Taji, Iraq last year.
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President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with a weaker military force — or so Republican presidential candidates, led by Donald Trump, charge. 148 more words