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Replacement screens can be used to hijack your phone

A new study has shown that one of the most common fixes to a stock smartphone ailment can be used to steal your data, and compromise your device. In the newly published paper, researchers from Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveal how a replacement screen can easily be altered to …

Oxford University official and US professor 'killed Chicago hairstylist as part of sexual fantasy'

The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then themselves, prosecutors told a Cook County judge on Sunday at a bond …

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Time Travel Is Possible Through the Whorfian Time Warp

It's the next best thing to a time machine.<p>The long-hypothesized time machine still eludes scientists, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to</i> …

'Irresponsible, unprofessional': NYPD slams Trump comments urging police not to be 'too nice' to suspects

"The NYPD's training and policies relating to the use of force only allow for measures that are reasonable and necessary under any circumstances, including the arrest and transportation of prisoners," commissioner James O'Neill said in a statement .<p>"To suggest that police officers apply any …

Donald Trump

What made 17th-century England so unbearable that thousands risked the voyage to America?

<b>Tim Smith-Laing reviews Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans</b><p>With all the political focus on immigration to these shores, it is easy to forget that anyone ever leaves Britain. But they do. Last year the Office for National Statistics recorded the emigration of 128,000 …

Man Booker Prize

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

Strange Noise in Gravitational-Wave Data Sparks Debate

In February 2016, the leaders of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced that they had successfully detected …

Stephen Colbert announces he's considering run for president on Russian TV

Sure, why not?<p>Stephen Colbert went on Russian TV to announce he’s “considering” a run for the White House in 2020.<p>The CBS <i>Late Show</i> host appeared on a …

These hologram-like projections are so good they’ll make you question reality

These projections are so convincing they'll make you question reality.<p>Visual Studio THEORIZ developed technology that creates 3D hologram-like projections, designed to give you an immersive experience.<p>Interactive video is projected onto the walls and ground, responding to the movements of the …

Interactive Video

Twitter Worked Out That Jumping Spiders Can See The Moon

What scientists get up to when there's a spider in the lab.<p>Brace yourselves, arachnophobes, as we dive into a topic that's equally as terrifying as …

Super-dark short film was shot entirely in 'Grand Theft Auto V' and is way too real

I'm all for criticizing our world view and cultural trends in 2017, but this guy takes it way too far.<p>If this short film by Matt MacDonald starts off …

Street Artist Turns Abandoned Building Into A Giant Skull

Abandoned buildings are the rotting corpses of the concrete jungle- they're left to rot and picked clean until just a skeleton remains, and only the …

Xbox Games Pass Is The Netflix Of Video Games Minus One Important Detail

Microsoft’s just-launched video game subscription service, Xbox Games Pass, is being widely lauded as ‘the Netflix of gaming.’<p>That’s a pretty fair comparison, for the most part. Unlike Netflix, the Xbox Games Pass isn’t a streaming service. You download the games you want to play (see a list of all …

This full-motion VR simulator was so intense, I stepped off and threw up

I didn't expect, stepping in, that this 720-degree VR simulator would make me physically sick.<p>At a glance the Aorus VR simulator looks like a lot of …

Melania Trump usually stays out of the fray. But she unloaded on Kathy Griffin.

It is rare for Melania Trump to issue a statement of any sort. The first lady, who has sometimes seemed reluctant about her new role, prefers privacy and restraint.<p>Yet she chose to speak up forcefully Wednesday, nearly a full day after a gruesome photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a prop made …

Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

You're experiencing the weird effect nicotine has on memory.<p>You know the feeling. You're two, maybe three drinks in, and you suddenly get a special hunger. It's like a void that you hadn't noticed, and now you want to fill it with something hot. Something so hot and filthy that you'll regret it …

Laser technology uncovers 1,600-year-old Christian frescoes in Rome's biggest catacomb

Deep in a labyrinth of dank tunnels, in the heart of Rome’s oldest and largest catacombs, archaeologists have discovered an exquisite set of 1,600-year-old frescoes painted to commemorate the city’s early Christians.<p>Experts used the latest laser technology to uncover the centuries of grime which …

Watch Kitty Hawk’s early test pilots learn to love the flying motorbike

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a sort of a flying car except it’s not a car at all – it’s much more like a flying ATV, which is probably more legitimately all-terrain than most. Linguistics aside, it’s a very cool piece of tech that’s backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, and it’s already in the …

Flying Car

President Trump left TripAdvisor reviews for the Middle East and just, wow

President Trump wants to voice his opinions on the Middle East and no, not through some archaic Washington-insider liberal elitist speech.<p>The man …