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The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

Evaporative off-grid toilets don't need plumbing, water or electricity

2.6 billion people around the planet don’t have access to safe toilets. Not only does this impact health, but empowerment as well: women and girls …

Off-grid

Hacking Windows 10: How to Remotely Record & Listen to the Microphone of a Hacked Computer

The microphone in a Windows computer is accessible to most applications running on the device at all times and completely without security …

White Hat

The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):<p>11:55 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump appears to be trying to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by suggesting it was prompted by "illegally leaked" memos.<p>Trump tweets late Friday that …

Donald Trump

Plastic straws, cotton buds, and drinks stirrers could be banned in the UK

The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds in an effort to cut down on …

Pollution

How To: Build a Beginner Hacking Kit with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

If you want to follow Null Byte tutorials and try out Kali Linux, the Raspberry Pi is a perfect way to start. In 2018, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ …

Raspberry Pi

In 1968, the Supreme Court gutted the Fourth Amendment, certain that it would all work out in the end. It didn't.

In 1968, the Supremes ruled in <i>Terry v. Ohio</i> that the police did not need "probable cause" to stop a person, it was sufficient that they have …

Fourth Amendment

MIT just discovered a way to mass-produce graphene in long rolls

Scientists used to make graphene-based membranes in small batches in a laboratory. But a new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to spool out …

Nanotech

BRACE YOURSELF: Q Honey Badger Pistol With Brace

Since its humble beginnings as a garage workshop invention, the pistol stabilizing brace (PSB) has gone through a few generations worth of changes, …

Honey

How to Treat a Sucking Chest Wound | The Art of Manliness

Everything about this potentially life-threatening injury is quite bad. A sucking chest wound occurs when the chest cavity is punctured by some …

Yoga

Tactical Breathing: Control Your Breathing, Control Your Mind

“Your breathing should flow gracefully, like a river, like a water snake crossing the water, and not like a chain of rugged mountains or the gallop …

Time I

2 Man Tactics – React to Ambush | The Pro’s Guide to Tactical Shooting

Here’s another chance to talk tactics! This is UF Pro’s Guide to Tactical Shooting: 2 Man Tactics React to Ambush. Take a watch, let us know what you …

Self Defense

Patent Approved for 2A Armament Regulated Bolt-Carrier Group

It may not sound very earth-shattering that an AR-15 component manufacturer like 2A Armament has received a patent from the USPTO (United States …

Patents

ICE Doesn’t Want You to Read Its Manuals — for No Good Reason Whatsoever

“Federal law enforcement agencies don’t like to share any information that they don’t have to.”<p>Secrecy surrounding internal federal policies pervades …

Surveillance

Russia home router hacking: How to avoid getting caught up in global cyber warfare

Your router might have been conscripted into the new cyberwar, and not even told you.<p>That's the warning given by Washington and London as US and UK …

Cybersecurity

Mysterious company is using Facebook to build a massive facial-recognition database

Facebook has been under fire for its handling of personal data, but what companies around the world can do with that data is even more …

Social Media

Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."<p>It's mud. A whole bunch of mud -- an estimated 16 million …

Rare Earth

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Facebook confirms it can track you even if you delete your account

<b>Facebook has shed more light on how it tracks people around the web, and confirmed once and for all that it does indeed keep tabs on people who don’t</b> …

Apps

White Supremacy Is the Achilles Heel of American Democracy

Even in a high-tech era, fears about minority political agency are the most reliable way to destabilize the U.S. political system.<p>There are a million and one threads to the chaos currently unspooling about the Trump administration and the 2016 election. One might be forgiven for giving up on trying …

Political Science

EverCam Wireless Security Camera With 365 Day Battery

Eufy Security has created a new wireless security camera called the EverCam that offers an amazing 365 days of monitoring from a single battery …

Gear & Gadgets

Breakthrough on cancer as treatment stops disease coming back

Cancer patients should be given thorough immunotherapy before undergoing surgery to remove dangerous tumours, a new trial suggests.<p>A study on lung …

Cancer

Designing a Practice

May 18, 2016 5 Comments<p>One of our mottos here at the Tactical Performance Center is “think don’t plink.” More than just a catchy phrase, there is …

Self Defense

Sharpshooter 22 Long Rifle Reloader

Affordable 22 LR Ammo At Last!<p>Like most people today, you probably didn’t even realize it was possible to reload 22 long rifle ammo. As you can see, …

Ammunition

Police Product Test: Streamlight TLR-7

<b>Streamlight TLR-7</b>I've been carrying a Streamlight TLR on my duty pistol my entire career. Sure, I've upgraded it a few times but the form factor and …

Self Defense

Federal Ammunition’s Syntech line sees new loads

Syntech ammunition is now available in a 9mm Luger load. <i>(Photo: Federal Ammunition)</i>Federal Ammunition expands its Syntech handgun ammunition, adding …

Ammunition

The Evolution of Kitanica’s Tactical Pants

Kitanica’s new Raider Pant is essentially the combination of Kitanica’s Gen. 2 and All Season Pant. They’ve combined the better properties from both …

Customers

Smart Shooter’s SMASH: Israeli Intelligent Sighting System

An Israeli startup company by the name of Smart Shooter has been in the process of developing an Israeli solution to what is very similarly seen in …

Self Defense

Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Publishes Approved 224 Valkyrie Cartridge Specifications

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) voted to approve the Federal Premium 224 Valkyrie as an official new cartridge …

Las Vegas

Specific bacteria in the small intestine are crucial for fat absorption: A high-fat diet promotes growth of the microbes that boost lipid digestion and absorption

A high-fat diet promotes growth of the microbes that boost lipid digestion and absorption<p>A new study -- one of a few to concentrate on microbes in …

Wellness