Cynthia Natali Lopez

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Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

US 'very disappointed' with China's handling of Edward Snowden

The United States on has told China it was upset it did not hand over US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden after he fled to Hong Kong, saying that the decision had undermined relations.<p>President Barack Obama, meeting senior Chinese officials who were in Washington for annual wide-ranging talks, …

Microsoft helped NSA access private emails and Skype video calls, says new report

The <i>Guardian</i> has continued its string of leaks regarding the American surveillance program, reporting that top-secret documents reveal a tight collaboration between Microsoft, the NSA, and the FBI. Microsoft, along with other companies, has insisted that reports about widespread …

Synthetic Drug 'Bath Salts' Trumps Methamphetamine In Addictiveness, Study Finds

The infamous drug bath salts, which rose to notoriety the last year, now has some even stronger evidence to its mighty addictiveness. A new study finds that the active ingredient in the drug trumps even the most addictive substances we know, namely methamphetamine. The study, using rats who became …

House Committee's 'Jay-Z, Beyonce Bill' Seeks to Tighten Cuba Travel Restrictions

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill Wednesday containing a provision aimed …

Tired of helping CIA? Quit Facebook, Venezuela minister urges

CARACAS — A Venezuelan government minister on Wednesday urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, referring to recent revelations about U.S. surveillance programs.<p>Edward Snowden, a former U.S. National Security Agency …

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Rubio: Defund ACA for spending deal

Sen. Marco Rubio pledged Thursday that he won’t vote for a short-term spending bill to keep the government open unless it defunds the Affordable Care Act.<p>“I will not vote for a continuing resolution unless it defunds Obamacare,” the Florida Republican said at a breakfast hosted by The Weekly …

US unmanned drone jet makes first carrier landing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/993000/993911_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524685792_b967298a433de7bd9fbc1de9d34b670e<p><b>In a key development for the future of robotic flight, a pilotless US jet has landed aboard an aircraft carrier.</b><p>The US Navy X-47B drone touched down on …

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