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Astronomers found new evidence that a giant ghost planet may lurk in our solar system

NASA/ JPL<p><b>Scientists found surprising evidence that there may be a ninth planet in our solar system.</b>• <b><br>In a new paper, scientists announced the discovery</b> …


Army Howitzer Fires Rail Gun Hypervelocity Projectile - Warrior Maven


There's a Strange New Theory For Those Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts in Space

No, still not aliens.<p>Fast Radio Bursts (FBRs) have fascinated astronomers ever since the first one was detected in 2007. This event was named the …


Crypto Fight: US Lawmakers Seek Freedom From Backdoors

'Secure Data Act' Tries to End Long-Running Encryption Standoff Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • May 11, 2018<p>A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers …


French researchers confirm Hitler died in 1945 after new study of his teeth

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator’s teeth held in Moscow.<p>“The teeth are authentic, there is no possible doubt. Our study proves that Hitler died in 1945,” …

World History

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a distance” — …

Quantum Physics

A New Study Shows That The Earlier In Life You Use Cannabis The More Likely You Are To Develop A Dependency

A new study from the University of Montreal shows that when cannabis use is started before the age of 15 the likelihood of developing dependency and …


A New Theory Based On Quantum Entanglement Says Your Mind Exists In Another Dimension

Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers once phrased the question: “how can something immaterial like subjective experience and …


A Security Flaw in a Free Web Service Let Anyone Anonymously Track U.S. Cell Phones

A bug in the free demo version of a service called LocationSmart made it easy for a moderately savvy attacker to anonymously track the location of …


White supremacists use YouTube to spread their hate and the company is making a profit from it

White nationalism is on the rise in America. And, sadly, now there’s no reason to hide since they have a friend and champion in the Racist-in-Chief …

Social Media

Senate votes to reinstate net neutrality — but it has a long way to go

Next stop, the House<p>The Senate has voted to save net neutrality, but don’t get your hopes up: there’s still a long, likely impossible journey ahead if the policy is to be saved in the immediate future.<p>In a 52–47 vote today, senators voted to overturn the Federal Communication Commission’s Restoring …

Net Neutrality

Automotive industry concerned by FCC 5.9GHz plan - Mobile World Live

Automakers warned a push from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open up the 5.9GHz band for unlicensed use could undermine stateside …

Autonomous Cars

Report uncovers extremist activity on Facebook


Facebook's leaked 'Page History' feature might help you ID fake news

Because you want to know who's influencing you.<p>Who <i>really</i> runs that Facebook page? Soon, it'll be harder for them to hide. If a shady propaganda organization renames its Facebook page, or administers it from a different country, a leaked feature called "Page History" feature could give you the …


Facebook sued over collection of mobile call and text data

The lawsuit says Facebook didn't tell users what data it was collecting from their phones.<p>John Condelles III installed two Facebook apps on the Android phone he bought in 2016. Now he's suing the social network for its alleged collection of information on calls and text messages on all Android …


YouTube Is Shutting Down Weedtubers And Everyone Is Confused

Is YouTube 420 friendly?<p>Floating through a moderation storm, YouTube has spent much of 2018 promising to more readily police the content on its site. In April, the Google-owned media giant brought the hammer down on pot.<p>For years, YouTube has been home to so many creators, and so much content, that …


YouTube chemist says his scientific experiments will get him banned

A science YouTuber who recently made sodium metal on his channel said he’s received another strike by the site and thinks his channel could be …


Date engraved onto net neutrality tombstone: June 11, 2018

But wait! Is that a shining white knight come to save us all?So we finally have a date: June 11, 2018.

Net Neutrality

The Death Of Free Speech: Twitter Ramps Up 'Censorship' Of "Hate Facts"

<i>Authored by Mac Slavo via,</i>Twitter is banning conservatives and others who don’t subscribe to the leftist mentality plaguing social …


It’s No Wonder Iranians Hate America

When will the U.S. stop reminding them how legitimate their grievances are?<p>“Everyone wants to go to Baghdad. Real men want to go to Tehran.” So a senior British official was quoted as saying to Newsweek in 2002, witnessing the competitive bellicosity in the Bush administration’s run-up to the war …

Middle East

Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance

Rakem Balogun thought he was dreaming when armed agents in tactical gear stormed his apartment. Startled awake by a large crash and officers screaming commands, he soon realized his nightmare was real, and he and his 15-year-old son were forced outside of their Dallas home, wearing only …

Black Lives Matter

Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why

Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.<p>On Thursday, the <i>New York Times</i> published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement have …


Why we need to figure out a theory of consciousness

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …


The Latest: UN urges restraint to avoid Mideast flare up

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local):<p>11:30 p.m.<p>Israel's U.N. ambassador is calling on the U.N. Security Council and the secretary-general to immediately condemn Iran's …

Middle East

Catherine McKenna wants to hit 'reset button' on Parks Canada and shift focus to conservation

OTTAWA — Protecting and conserving the natural environment is Parks Canada’s main job, the federal environment minister concludes in her response to …


Under pressure to clamp down on semi-automatic rifles, Trudeau defers to police

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says the police, not politicians, should be the ones to determine the restrictions placed on specific kinds of guns.The prime …

Justin Trudeau

The CIA has a long history of torture. Gina Haspel will be perfect for the job

In the coming days, Gina Haspel will testify before the Senate in connection with her nomination by Donald Trump to direct the Central Intelligence Agency. Much has been written about whether someone who oversaw a secret CIA detention site where detainees were tortured should be eligible to head …

Gina Haspel

Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking may be among the stars now, but he has managed to gift the world one more research paper, published this week in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>True to Hawking's oeuvre, the paper tackles the same questions as any other bubbly beach read: Do we live in a multiverse? Did …


Syrian women tortured and humiliated in Assad regime prisons

Thousands of Syrian women are believed to be incarcerated in the Assad regime's prisons. Little is known about their fate, but those who manage to …

Middle East

Toronto’s shelter system struggling to cope with influx of refugee claimants

Toronto officials say an influx of refugee claimants in the past two years has put a strain on the city’s shelter system. The city is calling on the …