Calls come in from all over the United States from people threatening to flee their homeland if a candidate they despise wins the Oval Office.
“That’s the amazing thing, when they speak on the phone. They’re adamant. They feel very, very strong about it,” said David Cohen, a Montreal-based immigration lawyer. “‘This government doesn’t speak for me’ is the language that we often hear.”
Video of a strong tornado crossing State Highway 4, just north of Langley, Kansas, southwest of Salina, Kansas on April 14, 2012. Tim Samaras is a National Geographic Explorer and severe storms researcher.
In June 2012, National Geographic magazine filmed the world’s fastest runner with one of the world’s fastest cameras at the Cincinnati Zoo. See how it was done in this behind-the-scenes video. Watch the actual slow-motion video and learn the secrets of its speed in our November 2012 iPad and iPhone editions.
A father who lost his arm in an accident six years ago has been given a new lease of life by a hi-tech bionic hand which is so precise he can type again. Nigel Ackland, 53, has been fitted with the Terminator-like carbon fibre mechanical hand which he can control with movements in his upper arm. The new bebionic3 myoelectric hand, which is also made from aluminium and alloy knuckles, moves like a real human limb by responding to Nigel’s muscle twitches. Incredibly, the robotic arm is so sensitive it means the father-of-one can touch type on a computer keyboard, peel vegetables, and even dress himself for the first time in six years.