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Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled

Creators say AeroMobil’s Flying Roadster 3.0 could become regular mode of transport for commuters<p>With its sportscar cockpit and dragonfly wings that fold in neatly behind the cabin, it looks like something straight out of the Batcave or Q’s secret laboratory. But the creators of AeroMobil’s Flying …

LIBERIA: How Africa And Africans Are Responding To The Ebola Crisis

This is a three-part series to explore the efforts and highlight the work that Africans are undertaking to curb the spread of the Ebola virus, particularly in the hardest hit region of West Africa. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Ebola has infected over 10,000 people and claimed …

Several US states break with CDC and enact stricter Ebola guidelines

New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Virginia, Maryland, Georgia and Florida have each issued policies for travellers at risk of Ebola infection in the past week<p>Since the diagnosis of Craig Spencer with Ebola in New York last week, states around the US have introduced a flurry of new policies on how to …

U.S. cases prove Ebola is 'not a death sentence'

When<p>Amber Vinsonwalked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United States.<p>Long thought to be a death …

Obama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the …

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police monitoring her and state officials seeking to legally …

Ebola: Maine deploys state police to quarantined nurse's home

Kaci Hickox, who was held for days in an isolation tent in New Jersey, says she doesn’t plan on obeying home quarantine in her home state<p>A nurse freed from an Ebola isolation tent in a New Jersey hospital declared on Wednesday the she will not comply with a quarantine request imposed by state …

Nimble VR aims to let you use your hands in virtual reality

Nimble VR is revealing its Nimble Sense technology today, which lets you use your hands in virtual reality worlds.<p>Virtual reality’s ability to transport you to an immersive world has generated a lot of excitement for company’s like Oculus VR, which Facebook acquired earlier this year for $2 …

Is Barack Obama the Worst President in American History?

After my recent appearance on the Fox News Channel's morning show, <i>Fox and Friends</i>, Donald Trump, appearing after me on the same show, asserted that my ranking of Barack Obama 34th out of 41 presidents rated -- in the new, revised edition of <i>Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace,</i> …

Can Gun Control Reduce Suicides?

Whenever a particularly horrendous shooting occurs, like the one at Marysville High School in Washington last Friday, we redouble our efforts to find a way to deal with the carnage caused by guns. We take as a given the correlation between more gun control laws and lower rates of gun violence, and …

Sarah Palin: Climate change is this century’s eugenics

The former Alaska governor is out with new climate-denying nonsense<p>"More people are waking up to the global warming con," says Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and your current crazy friend spreading conspiracy theories on Facebook.<p>The claim comes in a new video, which Palin posted to her …

States follow NY, NJ with strict Ebola policies amid ‘confusing’ federal guidelines

An ongoing behind-the-scenes skirmish between the White House and state governors on how best to handle Ebola cases is becoming even more convoluted as several states announce they are following New York and New Jersey in ordering quarantines and other precautions that go well beyond federal …

List of the World's Richest Countries and America's Special Role in It

The world's richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person is the highest. This system ranks nations truly according to the most-representative person in each given nation -- the person who is in the exact middle of that nation's population in terms of per-person wealth. …

Income Inequality

NATO chief: Strong alliance for better Russia ties

BRUSSELS (AP) — Only a strong Western security alliance can negotiate better ties with Russia, NATO's new secretary general said Tuesday.<p>Jens Stoltenberg said his experience as Norway's prime minister was that robust defense capabilities and a solid trans-Atlantic bond were fundamental requirements …

States test White House's Ebola efforts

Two governors' break from President Barack Obama's administration on Ebola might suggest coordination is lacking, but don't blame newly tapped Ebola czar Ron Klain, the White House says.<p>The disparate approaches that federal officials and the states of New York and New Jersey have taken on Ebola …

Microsoft Adds Unlimited OneDrive Storage To All Office 365 Accounts

This morning, Microsoft announced that all Office 365 accounts will come with unlimited OneDrive storage. Gone are the 1 terabyte caps that were recently introduced. If you pay for Office, your storage is free.<p>It’s a good, if not surprising, move from Microsoft: The company has worked to improve …

Future-proofing Smartphones: It's Time For Manufacturers To Build In Longevity By Design

When should your smartphone stop working?<p>I don’t mean a question of powering up, more about the effectiveness of your smartphone. With the continuing advances in hardware capability, and the demands placed on the new technology by a steady flow of new builds of operating systems to support …

Tim Cook talks racial equality, gay rights, and education in speech at Alabama capitol [video]

Earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor today, and during his acceptance speech he took some time to address several issues. The first issue was that of racial equality and his admiration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts to promote equal treatment …

Alienware's new graphics amplifier and laptop make portable high-end gaming possible

The dream for many PC gamers has always been to have a portable machine that can also handle the latest graphics-intensive releases, and Alienware has come up with a solution that moves that dream closer to reality with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier. Released alongside the Alienware 13 — the …

IBM builds up its cloud with Netezza as a service and NoSQL as software

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Clockready/Wikimedia Commons<p>IBM announced a bunch of new cloud data services on Monday, including an intelligent …

How Stanford is using health data to predict heart failure, so doctors can help before it happens

SAN FRANCISCO — At the Stanford University Medical Center, electronic medical records (EMR) can do far more than just store information. They function as a starting point for systematically providing better care.<p>“Using an algorithm that we’ve devised we can determine which patients have heart …

ARM unveils a trio of graphics chip designs for mobile media processing

When it comes to mobile graphics, ARM wants to cover all the bases. The Cambridge, England-based chip design company is announcing three new graphics processing unit (GPU) chip designs based on its Mali mobile graphics architecture.<p>ARM is coming up with multiple Mali GPUs because mobile is becoming …

Apple Killed The iPod Classic Because It Couldn't Buy The Parts

Tim Cook has revealed that the reason Apple decided to stop selling the iPod Classic was simply because they couldn't get hold of the right parts any …

Met Office £97 Million Supercomputer Can Do 16,000 Trillion Sums A Second

Weather forecast blunders will become a thing of the past when a new £97 million "supercomputer" is up and running next year, the Met Office has said.<p>…

Google Glass impostor does nothing, but it's cheap

You can get the look of Google Glass without dropping $1,500. You won't get any functionality either, though you may manage to make a few enemies.<p>Google Glass hasn't exactly been universally embraced, as the rise of the term "glasshole" demonstrates. Then, of course, there's the issue of the $1,500 …

Google Glass

Americans Fear Hacking More Than Any Other Crime, Poll Finds

The crime that Americans fear the most is having their credit card information stolen by hackers, according to a new poll.<p>A Gallup survey published Monday found that 69 percent of U.S. residents worry “frequently” or “occasionally” about computer hackers stealing their credit card information from …

Twitter and Etsy get high marks in report card on copyright and free speech

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / Scott Speakes<p>The Electronic Frontier Foundation has expanded its “Who Has Your Back” report, which tracks …

Windows 10 is going to steal OS X’s trackpad gestures

One of the many, many things that Apple does right is trackpads. Not only is the trackpad hardware that Apple uses in the MacBook lineup the best in the world (seriously, I’ve never used a non-Apple trackpad that even came <i>close</i>), but the software backing it up is world-class.<p>A lot of that has to do …

Shades of Blue

<b>SHADES of BLUE</b> is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to mentoring, tutoring, counseling, and arranging internship and employment …

Mentoring

2014 Google Science Fair Projects Set To Change The World

Advertisement<p>Every year, Google holds an online science competition, where students from around the world are challenged to use science and …