Ivy Alfeche

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Some Syrian refugees can now pay for food just by scanning their eyes

In Jordan, some Syrian refugees can now pay for their groceries with the blink of an eye.<p>The United Nations World Food Programme, which addresses the …

Russian Company Claims Its Device Can Automatically Detect Snipers

The device can ostensibly also solve your sniper problem with a temporary—or permanent—solution<p>In general, you want to spot a sniper before the sniper spots you. One Russian company claims it's invented a machine that does just that.<p>Moscow state media is reporting that the Russian company …

Oil price collapse expected to shift, reduce worker demand in oilsands

There will be fewer workers in the oilsands four years from now, and they will be performing different tasks as the industry swings from rapid …

Czech Officials Launch Criminal Investigation Into 30 Gay Men Over HIV Exposure

The men are accused of violating laws making it a crime to expose others to HIV. One activist called it a “public health witch hunt.”<p>View this post on Facebook<p>A public health department in the Czech Republic has launched criminal investigations against 30 HIV-positive men whom it alleges had …

This "simple" chart of the war in Syria shows it's actually mind-bogglingly complicated

Syria's civil war started out simply: local rebels fighting Bashar al-Assad's government for control of the country. But over the past five years, the war has gotten unbelievably complicated, with all sorts of different actors — including Iran, ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Kurdish fighters — joining the …

Glibc: Mega bug may hit thousands of devices

<b>A major computer security vulnerability has been discovered - with experts cautiously warning it could potentially affect hundreds of thousands of devices, apps and services.</b><p>However, due to the nature of the bug, it is extremely difficult to know how serious the problem is.<p>"Many people are running …

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