A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear. Can a spring change the way we walk? Jim Drury looks at the product's first steps.
Firefighters battle wildfire in Yosemite National Park
Hundreds of homes were threatened as wildfire ravaged through America’s famed Yosemite National Park. The effects of a severe drought in California have been felt as nearly 2,000 firefighters battled the flames that threatened homes, vineyards and precious vegetation. Evgeny Tchebotarev, 29 from Toronto, Canada, took this footage from the edge of Yosemite National Park at El Portal as the California Fire department fought the flames with staff on the ground and helicopters in the air.
Videographer / Director: Evgeny Tchebotarev, Producer: Rebecca Lewis, Editor: Joshua Douglas.
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Visual Effects and Cinematics focuses on the efforts to which Rockstar Studios has gone to bring a unique and powerfully cinematic presentation style to the fluid and sophisticated gunplay of Max Payne 3. The video highlights the real time motion-comic panel generator that updates the graphic novel style cutscenes made famous by the original games, as well as a series of innovations that move the game seamlessly from cutscene to gunplay and from one chapter to the next, putting greater emphasis on the moment-to-moment shooting action, and keeping the player locked into Max’s dark and troubled narrative.