If you saw the Avengers you saw amazing technology of comic book heroes in effect.
It was almost as if you were reading a comic book since the CGI and animation made everything so real.
However if we look back to this 80″s clip of Hulk vs Thor we can see how corny and cheesy our entertainment was compared to watching Hulk vs Thor in 2012 Avengers movie.
I guess you realize how spoiled this generation is in terms of special effects in a film.
The European Union on Monday prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in European airports, parting ways with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, which has deployed hundreds of the scanners as a way to screen millions of airline passengers for explosives hidden under clothing.
The European Commission, which enforces common policies of the EU’s 27 member countries, adopted the rule “in order not to risk jeopardizing citizens’ health and safety.”
As a ProPublica/PBS NewsHour investigation detailed earlier this month, X-ray body scanners use ionizing radiation, a form of energy that has been shown to damage DNA and cause cancer. Although the amount of radiation is extremely low, equivalent to the radiation a person would receive in a few minutes of flying, several research studies have concluded that a small number of cancer cases would result from scanning hundreds of millions of passengers a year. (more…)