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Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

The 51 fastest fat burners

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>People who run for at least four hours a week melt more calories than non-runners<br>• Downing five 5-ounce cups of green tea a day boosts metabolism<br>• Vitamin C can help you burn more fat, and D may help you lose fat<br>• Your body may not burn fat as efficiently if you down a huge meal right …

Hackers are stealing your tax refund

The recent slew of massive hacks are costing you money -- your U.S. government tax refund.<p>Last year alone, hackers stole more than 6.5 million Social Security numbers. The number of SSNs stolen this year might be significantly higher, given the recent Anthem hack of 80 million customers. (The …

Identity Theft

AT&T: We're going to sue the government

The FCC has only just suggested that it will make high-speed Internet a public utility -- yet AT&T is already throwing a punch.<p>AT&T says the Federal Communications Commission will lose a legal battle if it increases Internet regulation the way it proposes to.<p>FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to …

Net Neutrality

1795 time capsule opened, centuries after Revere and Adams buried it

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 years after Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried it in Boston, it took an hour to remove all the objects crammed inside a tiny time capsule.<p>Onlookers anxiously watched the unveiling Tuesday, worrying the items might not have weathered the years very well.<p>"Could we …

Archaeology

Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.<p>The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate …

I'd have to do WHAT to eat that?

By early next year, more than 20 chain restaurants will be posting calorie counts on their menus. Yet that information may not be enough to change consumers' behavior, researchers say.<p>According to a new report published in the American Journal of Public Health, the number of calories in a food or …

Brothers take American road trip before going blind

Tod Purvis and his brother Justin knew that they were going blind. Both had been diagnosed with choroideremia, a rare genetic disorder that causes progressive vision loss and eventually leads to complete blindness.<p>So six years ago, the brothers went on a road trip across the United States. A …

Doctors: Think twice about 'the pill' for teen birth control

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.<p>An updated policy statement released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors counsel teens about the advantages of other birth control options -- like intrauterine devices …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

It's Friday! Here's what you need to know.<p><b>1. Markets got crushed on Thursday during the biggest stock sell-off on Wall Street in two months.</b><p><b>2. The FBI says it knows the identity of the jihadist who murdered three hostages.</b><p><b>3. UK Parliament will debate on Friday whether to join the US-led coalition</b> …

“F*** you and your false patriotism”: Stewart destroys Fox News over latest bogus Obama controversy

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>“You’re just trying to score points in a game no one else is playing”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>September 26, 2014 1:20pm (UTC)<p>On Thursday evening's edition of "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart weighed in on the idiotic scandal that is the "latte salute." For those of you who have remained …

Everything Dies, Right? But Does Everything Have To Die? Here's A Surprise

A puzzlement.<p>Why, I wonder, are both these things true? There is an animal, a wee little thing, the size of a poppy seed, that lives in lakes and rivers and eats whatever flows through it; it's called a gastrotrich<b>.</b> It has an extremely short life.<p><b>Hello, Goodbye, I'm Dead</b><p>It hatches. Three days …

Woman Sentenced To Over A Year In Prison For Getting Her Daughter 'Abortion Pills'

When the closest abortion provider is 74 miles away, women can feel forced to seek out alternative abortion methods.<p>A woman's access to an abortion is a constantly defended right throughout the United States. But where you live can have a big impact on whether or not an abortion is an easy service …

United States

Has DNA Evidence Finally Uncovered The Identity Of Jack The Ripper?

After years of investigations, guesses, and suspicions about the identity of Jack The Ripper, we may finally have a concrete answer thanks to DNA testing. The legendary murderer has remained a mysterious member of the cultural landscape for years, surviving as the great unknown boogeyman from the …

The HTC One (M7) and the case for smartphone plateau

A few years ago, any 18-month-old smartphone was likely to look and handle like an old clunker next to the latest flagships. If nothing else, …

Batteries

Minecraft players build working hard drives

Players of the popular open-world building game Minecraft, created by Markus "Notch" Persson in 2009, continue to push the game beyond any reasonable realm of everyday understanding. These players have built working components of computers within simulations running on computers.<p>Two such users have …

Minecraft

A Secret Code in Google Translate?

A glitch in translating Latin placeholder text is sparking conspiracy theories.<p>Earlier this week security reporter Brian Krebs pointed out an odd glitch in Google Translate. It had to do with the service’s treatment of “Lorem Ipsum” placeholder text—the string of Latin words that people use to …

Now On Kickstarter, Tickle Makes Learning To Code Fun With Scratch

There are a lot of games and puzzles now that promise to teach kids how to code, but Tickle stands out. Now on Kickstarter, the iPad app was created in part by Mike Chen, currently a professor at National Taiwan University, who received his PhD in computer science from U.C. Berkeley.<p>Its name is a …

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Innovative Paper Business Card Features a Foldable USB Drive for Extra Info

Considering how quickly that technology advances, it's no surprise that even our business cards are becoming more hi-tech. <i>SwivelCard</i> is a paper business card that has a standard design, but includes something extra: it features an embedded USB drive that folds out and directs its recipient to a …

Networking

Hackers confused Iranian scientist by blaring AC/DC in nuke lab

LAS VEGAS — Call it black hacker humor. With a twist.<p>During a thoroughly detailed and far ranging talk about hacking and malware propagation at the Black Hat conference attended by 2,000 in a massive conference room at the Mandalay Bay Wednesday, legendary computer security visionary Mikko Hypponen …

Want to buy some air? Some cities have plenty to sell

David Tuchmann admits that he has a unique challenge: building land where none exists.<p>Tuchmann, who works for real estate developer Akridge in …

Real Estate

The truth about science vs. religion: 4 reasons why intelligent design falls flat

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Richard Shotwell/CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The devil’s in the details<p>Greta Christina<p>August 4, 2014 4:53pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Of course I believe in evolution. And I believe in God, too. I believe that evolution is how God created</i> …

Surprising things are hidden in the latest version of the Oculus Rift

iFixit has spent some quality time tearing doing the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2, and they've found some surprising things inside. The headset is covered in 40 infrared lights, which can be picked up by any camera that shows infrared. The header image of this article shows what the webcam sees to …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

Net neutrality is dead – welcome to the age of digital discrimination

A US appeal court ruling that undermines the principle of net neutrality could spell the end for the ideal of an open internet<p>Want to know if someone is internet-savvy? Just ask them why anyone should care about net neutrality. If they understand the technology, stand by for a lecture on why it is …