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Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …

Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

As a beginning yoga student, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of poses and their odd-sounding names. Relax—your yoga practice is a …

This Year’s Summer Solstice Comes With a Rare Strawberry Moon

It's the first time the "Strawberry Moon" and summer solstice have lined up in 50 years.<p>The summer solstice arrives just after 6:30pm EST on Monday, June 20, marking the longest day of the year. And this year it comes with special treat for skywatchers: a Strawberry Moon.<p>"Strawberry Moon" is the …

4 Yoga Poses That Will Give Your Skin A Gorgeous Glow

Yoga, by nature, is a beauty aid. By helping to reduce stress and increase blood flow, yoga of all genres lowers the occurrence of acne and wrinkles …

​Tor Is Teaming Up With Researchers To Protect Users From FBI Hacking

Anonymous browsing is about to get more secure.<p>The FBI has had a fair amount of success de-anonymizing Tor users over the past few years. Despite the encryption software's well-earned reputation as one of the best tools for online privacy, recent court cases have shown that government malware has …

Privacy

5 Reasons to Install Linux on Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little …

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

Inside the Mind of a Hacker: Attacking the Memory

In the previous two chapters of this series, we talked about how a hacker can conduct attacks with SQL injection and OS command injection. These …

Google’s Magenta project releases first piece of AI-composed music

Can artificial intelligence be used to create compelling human art? That’s a question for Google’s Magenta team, a group of researchers from the …

How to fix any Linux problem

Everyone has a problem with Linux at some point. The important thing is how quickly that problem gets solved. An amazing element of the open source …

The Beautiful Chaos of Crashing Waves

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has traveled the world chasing waves.<p>For the past five years, Shadbolt has been shooting surf and underwater …

Rio De Janeiro

The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …

Machine Learning

How to create an animated scene

Creating an interesting and detailed 3D art model can be a challenge in itself. Putting together a believable environment for 3D movies that tells …

10 great CSS animation resources

Creating meaningful and beautiful CSS animations can be time-consuming and difficult, but luckily there are some great resources out there that you …

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux - Part 1 - Part 2

Basic Operations with Python<p>As it is to be expected, you can perform arithmetic operations (feel free to use as many parentheses as needed to perform …

A bionic skin could soon be a widespread reality

As the intersection of medicine and technology continues to blur the line between science fiction and real world science, a recent innovation in …

How to create a 2D platformer for Android in Unity - Part one

My wife playing the simple platformer. She immediately worked out how to break it…<p>If you’re at all interested in developing video games then you should definitely check out Unity. Unity is a 2D and 3D game engine as well as an IDE and builder tool that makes it possible to make professional caliber …

New Robot-Fabricated Building Material Is 100 Times Lighter Than Brick

The Elytra Filament Pavilion is made from a glass and carbon fiber filament that mimics the shell of beetle wings, and no two elements are the same.<p>This week, the Victoria & Albert museum in London unveiled the robot-fabricated Elytra Filament Pavilion to open the museum’s first ever Engineering …

Engineering

Google built its own chips to expedite its machine learning algorithms

As Google announced at its I/O developer conference today, the company recently started building its own specialized chips to expedite the machine learning algorithms.<p>These so-called Tensor Processing Units (TPU) are custom-built chips that Google has now been using in its own data centers for …

Machine Learning

Device that makes surfaces smart reaches funding in an hour

The Knocki team's Kickstarter campaign was a huge success: they managed to raise $35,000 in just over an hour. They've even reached $136,000 as of this writing. What enticed people to put their faith in Knocki's creator (Texas-based Swan Solutions) is the promise of a device that can turn any …

Why psychedelics could be a new class of antidepressant

Certain psychedelics, including psilocybin, may be useful for treating depression. Could they be a game-changing breakthrough for psychiatry?<p>Clinical depression causes misery for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Around one in five patients fail to respond to any treatment and even among …

Consciousness

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Mural of Trump and Putin kissing sparks attention

<b>(CNN) —</b> It looks like the 2016 election is entering the avant-garde.<p>A mural depicting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin kissing, along with the stenciled phrase "make everything great again," now adorns the back of a Lithuanian barbeque …

Donald Trump

Meet Etcher, A Stylish Open-Source USB Image Writer Tool

<b>Looking for an easy-to-use way to create a bootable USB stick on Linux? This nifty new app can help.</b><p>This weekend reader <i>Ronald M</i>. sent us the …

A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks (with Python)

A gentle introduction to neural networks, and making your own with Python.<p>This session is deliberately designed to be accessible to everyone, …

How to Build a Portable Hacking Station with a Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

Cracking Wi-Fi passwords, spoofing accounts, and testing networks for exploits is all fun enough, but if you want to take the show on the road, …

Growing Medicinal Herbs and Plants at Home - Quiet Corner

Growing medicinal herbs and plants at home is a must for every herb garden enthusiast. If you love to garden, the apothecary attitude of medicinal …

Tor Founder: Your Medical Records Are The Next Big Target For Hackers

Will the dark web save us?<p>NEW YORK -- You just don't hear this every day: "I invented the 'dark web.'"<p>For Paul Syverson, co-creator of the Tor web browser, the claim is true.<p>Syverson stood in front of journalists and tech professionals Thursday, making this declaration in an airy room tucked away …

Canadian teen locates lost Mayan city using satellite images and ancient astronomy

A 15-year-old boy is reported to have found the location of a lost Mayan City, recently. William Gadoury, from Quebec, Canada used ancient astronomy …