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Fellow skydiver saves life of man who suffers seizure during 12,000 ft jump

A jumpmaster saves the life of a fellow skydiver who suffered a seizure at 9,000 feet<p>An Australian man posting under the name <b>Nomadic Adrenaline</b>has uploaded this incredible video of the moment he suffered a seizure during a sky dive.<p>"Possibly the scariest moment of my life," wrote the poster.<p>The …

Health Insurance Provider Anthem Reports Massive Data Breach

The nation’s second largest health insurer, Anthem, alerted its customers on Wednesday that hackers had stolen the personal information of likely tens of millions of customers.<p>Personal information including addresses, birthdays, medical identification numbers, social security numbers and some …

Personal Information

X-rays may help us read scrolls preserved in Vesuvius' eruption

The scrolls are too fragile to unroll — but now researchers may not have to<p>Researchers may soon be able to read papyrus scrolls from a villa destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. And they won't have to unroll the fragile antiquities to do it, …

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Vibrating bike grips deliver 'handy' directions

Just launched on Indiegogo, SmrtGrips guide you to your destination without you needing to fuss with your smartphone.<p>Smartphone mapping apps are a huge help when navigating a city, and bikes are a great way to get where you need to go. Put the two together, though, and you could be asking for …

Apps

Can 3-D Printed Homes Help Solve Homelessness?

A new project will print homes for charity–if it can get funding.<p>The best way of solving homelessness, many advocates argue, is just to give people homes. Though it sounds simplistic–and expensive–a “housing first” policy in places like Utah and Boston actually saves the government money. Now a …

Mouthguards, Magnets And Smart Helmets Are Putting The Brakes On Traumatic Brain Injuries

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tishin Donkersley is the chief editor for AZ Tech Beat.</i><p>On beautiful green fields around the U.S., college and professional football players are facing up to 100Gs of rapid deceleration from helmet-to-helmet collisions each week. The result? Concussions and, sometimes, permanent brain …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Maxthon Launches MxNitro for Windows

Maxthon today released a new browser for Windows called MxNitro (short for Maxthon Nitro), which it claims is “the fastest PC browser in the world.”<p>This is made possible with a minimal user interface load, as well as “new patent-pending pre-connection and pre-fetching technology.” The company has …

This Nike-Themed Airplane Interior Could End Home Field Advantage

Fatigue caused by a heavy travel schedule contributes not only to the well-known "home field advantage," but also to increased likelihood of injuries.<p>In an attempt to address this problem, award winning Seattle-based design firm Teague teamed up with Nike to create what they call the "Athlete's …

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