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Vuzix's VR headset adds earphones and supports multiple devices

Yet <i>another</i> VR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking after all the VR headset news these past few days. This one is the latest device out of Vuzix's headquarters called the IWear 720, which can do more than just block the world and immerse you into pure virtual reality. …

Pentagon to focus more on hack-proofing weapons | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cyber attacks on U.S. weapons programs and manufacturers are a “pervasive” problem that requires greater attention, the top U.S. arms buyer said Thursday, saying that he would add cybersecurity to the Pentagon’s guidelines for buying weapons.<p>“It’s about the security of our …

Big Oil Chief: Industry Should Be ‘Less Aloof’ in Climate Fray

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says this is no time for big oil to be a shrinking violet.<p>In a speech he will give today, van Beurden says his …

Fossil Fuels

Why Democrats Chose Philadelphia as Site of 2016 Convention

John Phillips—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>John Phillips—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Ed Clark—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Alfred …

Democratic National Convention

Chief Alabama judge would defy Supreme Court in gay marriage ruling

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court insisted Thursday he will continue to resist efforts to implement same-sex marriage in his state, even if the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage later this year.<p>Chief Justice Roy Moore likened an eventual U.S. …

LGBTQI

Know Right Now: Pipeline Bill Sets Up Obama Veto Showdown

Congress has passed a bill to construct the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which will allow oil to flow between the tar sands of Alberta, Canada …

Tar Sands