Cherie Miley

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Anatomy of A Cannes Contender: A “Drinkable Book” Delivers Clean Water In A New Form

To create awareness around this problem, and to save lives in the process, charity group Water Is Life turned to cutting-edge technology for a …

Carnegie Mellon University

The Ambitious Plan to Teach 100,000 Poor Kids to Code

Shortly after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February 2012, liberal activist Van Jones was talking with his friend Prince—yes, that …

This Pop-Up Solar Power Station Can Be Installed Instantly Anywhere In The World

Because the PowerCube is completely self-contained and designed to match the sizes of three standard shipping containers, it can travel quickly and …

Smartphone doctor: self diagnosis with new apps

Technology advancements are opening up opportunities for health based apps on smartphones which could help you self diagnose an illness<p>Medical tricorders are no longer just science fiction.<p>New advances in sensor <b>technology</b> are harnessing the computing power we already have in our <b>smartphones</b> to …

The Computer That Knows How You Really Feel

After 19 years of research, an Israeli company has created emotionally intelligent software that could help humans understand much more about themselves and each other.<p>Artificial intelligence is learning how to improve its emotional IQ.<p>Open an app called Moodies, created by Israeli company Beyond …

Iraq's al-Maliki extends overtures to rivals

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces and Sunni militants battled fiercely for control of the nation's largest oil refinery on Wednesday as Prime Minister …

Christiane Amanpour: This Might Be 'The End of Iraq as We Know It' | The Takeaway | WNYC

The world is facing a nightmare scenario in Iraq and across the Middle East, according to veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour, chief international …

Former Top Prosecutor Lays Out How and Why President Obama Could Be Impeached

Author and former prosecutor Andrew McCarthy — who led the prosecution against the blind sheik and eleven other jihadists after the 1993 World Trade Center bombing — explained Thursday how and why he believes President Obama could be impeached.<p>“The fact that we have many high crimes and …

Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown | Nafeez Ahmed

Social science is being militarised to develop 'operational tools' to target peaceful activists and protest movements<p>A US Department of Defense (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the …

Superhydrophobia: Breakthroughs in Next-Level Waterproofing

Water might be good for our bodies, but it's terrible for our <i>stuff.</i> Our smartphones, the walls in our home, the precious documents we're …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

NASA Actually Working on Faster-than-Light Warp Drive

You know that scene in the film <i>Contact</i> where the “Machine” is spooling up, its three spinning rings kicking out crazy light and an electromagnetic …

Morality pills: reality or science fiction?

Could we create a "morality pill"? Once the stuff of science fiction, recent studies in neuroscience have shown that brain chemicals can subtly influence some aspects of moral judgments and decisions. However, science is very far from creating pills that can turn sinners into saints, as I have …

Dutch Scientists Just Shattered Our Conception Of How Information Will Travel In The Future

There's a lot going on in that idea, so let's break it down.<p>The rules for the subatomic world are totally unlike the rules for our macroscopic world. A particle can be in multiple places at the same time, and can even disappear on one side of a barrier and reappear on the other side without …

Quantum Physics