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Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Army made trillions of dollars of accounting mistakes and often did not have the receipts or invoices needed to support figures in its budget, according to a scathing Pentagon report.<p>The audit, conducted by the Defense Department's Office of Inspector General, found that the Army …

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This daughter is concerned her mother is being taken for all she is worth.<p>7:18 p.m. Today7:18 p.m. July 1, 2018<p>This man wants to know how they should …

A Quantum Computing-Dominated World Is Coming In Less Than 10 Years, Says CEO Of Acronis

A seminal moment in the quantum technology field just happened: Google's team of scientists have simulated a hydrogen molecule from its quantum computers, a breakthrough that suggests it could “simulate even larger chemical systems,” writes one of Google Quantum’s engineers, Ryan Rabbush. The …

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal

Shark, which would have reached sexual maturity at around 150 years, sets new record for longevity as biologists finally develop method to determine age<p>She was born during the reign of James I, was a youngster when René Descartes set out his rules of thought and the great fire of London raged, saw …

White Shark

Scientists are closing in on turning hydrogen into a metal - ExtremeTech

By on August 12, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Like modern day alchemists, …

Hydrogen

U.S. States Signed Pact to Keep Exxon Climate Probe Confidential

By Terry Wade<p>HOUSTON (Reuters) - A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about …

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Scientists say that the world is losing so many species that we're putting ourselves at risk

In 2010, the UN Environment Programme estimated that 150 to 200 species of plants, insects, birds, and mammals go extinct every 24 hours, which was believed to be nearly as much as 1,000 times the "natural" rate.<p>And now, according to a new study published in Science, we are losing so many species …

Ecology

Why cooperation, sharing and co-creating are key to solving climate crisis

Changing Planet<p><i>By Morten Kabell, Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs of Copenhagen</i><p>Cooperation. Including our citizens. Getting the companies on board. These are all ways that we – that I – have talked about partnerships and cooperation in the past. Yet there has always been a tiny bit of …

New U.S. Water Rule is Crucial for Clean Drinking Water and Resilience to Droughts and Floods

Wildlife<p>An aerial view of the Prairie Pothole Region, near Wing, North Dakota. A new U.S. clean water rule protects prairie potholes and other freshwater ecosystems. Credit: Jim Ringelman, Ducks Unlimited/courtesy US Department of Agriculture.<p>It took nearly a decade, but finally the waters left …

What Global Trade Deals Mean for Your Dinner

If you don’t have a specialty butcher yet, make friends with one quick, because soon grocery stores may not offer as much information about where their meat comes from. I recommend second-generation butcher Pam Ginsberg, mine for 15 years, at Wagshal’s in Washington, D.C.—but more on her in a …

June 2015

Mars has belts of glaciers

A thick layer of dust covers the Martian ice. Under the dust, there are glaciers made of frozen water.<p>Mars is known to have distinct polar ice caps, …

Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves

"Captain, magnetic seals in the anti-matter chamber are decaying!" "Shields up!" Now that we have <i>that</i> out of our systems, let's start by saying that unlike a <i>Star Trek</i>-style deflector, Boeing's plasma "shield" could never block shells or bullets, let alone anti-matter explosions. But if its patent …

UN panel to consider US 'failure' to clear up racial murders of civil rights era

The US justice department will be accused in front of the United Nations on Thursday of failing to account for hundreds of African Americans who disappeared or were murdered by groups such as the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era.<p>Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett …

Can violence be moral?

Hours after the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris on January 7th, 2015, the US President Barack Obama, condemned the “cowardly, evil…and senseless attacks” perpetrated by the men who murdered twelve people. Leaders throughout the western world expressed similar sentiments. It …

Hackers steal $1bn in series of online bank thefts says report

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1bn from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday.<p>The hackers have been active since at least the end of 2013 and infiltrated more than 100 banks in 30 …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Net neutrality battle pitches activists and FCC against Big Cable and GOP

Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP<p>Barack Obama supports net neutrality.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/1/1422828347178/7a7976a5-263d-4e3f-be99-d5600ebaf1bb-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP<p>Barack Obama supports net …

Counting chicks: birds and numerical thinking – video

A new study suggests that newborn chicks associate low numbers with space to their left and higher numbers with space to their right Continue reading...

This router can power your devices wirelessly from 15 feet away

Wireless charging hasn't really set the world on fire. Since the Palm Pre first introduced us to the idea at CES 2009, a few companies have added similar functionality to their phones and smartwatches. Power without wires is undoubtedly useful, but none of the solutions have ever set our devices …

Routers

Google to FCC: if the internet is a Title II utility, let us expand Fiber

Verizon famously said that if the FCC heeds President Obama's urging and declares the internet a Title II utility, it would cause "great harm to an open Internet, competition and innovation." But exactly the opposite of that may happen, according to a letter from Google to the FCC. Mountain View …

Net Neutrality

Here are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

Google is heading for the exits in Russia and others are likely to follow

After president Vladimir Putin called the internet a “CIA project,” this was probably just a matter of time: Google confirmed late Thursday (Dec. 11) that it’s getting its engineers out of Russia. According to tech site The Information, which first reported the news (paywall), its 50 mostly …

The multiverse in a nutshell - podcast

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Efforts to protect US government data against hackers undermined by worker mistakes

A $10bn-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to social security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being undermined by federal employees and contractors.<p>Workers scattered across more than a dozen …

Humans' Amazing Evolution From Hunter-Gatherer to Safeway Shopper

Through genetics, nutrients, irrigation, and pesticides, we figured out how to lift the constraints that nature placed upon us, author says.<p>Ruth DeFries, chair of the department of ecology, evolution, and environmental biology at Columbia University, in New York, and author of <i>The Big Ratchet: How</i> …

Atomic Pin Up Girls

Nuclear testing in the 1950s spawned some strange, pop culture spinoffs ranging from atomic patterned dishes to atomic-inspired lamps and end tables. But by far one of the stranger spinoffs might be the handful of Vegas showgirls who were crowned, however informally, as atomic pinup girls …

Las Vegas

The 5 Creepiest Unsolved Crimes Nobody Can Explain

<i>Dear Internet: We have to admit something -- we've been getting kinda cocky, recently. Whether we're explaining the phenomenon of alien abduction,</i> …