Jack McCausland

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URME SURVEILLANCE: Developing Devices to Protect the Public

A completely new way to combat surveillance from artist Leo Selvaggio. Join URME in creating public discourse about our relationship to surveillance. …

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The midwest has some of the most extreme weather in the US and these are the photos to prove it

Storm chasing photographer Mike Hollingshead makes a living following America's worst storms, from snarling tornadoes chewing up Kansas farmland to supercell thunderstorms in the Dakotas.<p>A Nebraska-native, Hollingshead used to watch the Midwest's extreme weather from hills that overlooked his town. …

Weather

Unique Mineral Discovered In Australia

The new substance is called putnisite.<p>A previously unknown mineral has been discovered in a remote location in Western Australia. The mineral, named putnisite, appears purple and translucent, and contains strontium, calcium, chromium, sulphur, carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, a very unusual combination.<p>…

Chemistry

How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff<p>Some truths we rarely question. The sky is blue. The sun rises in the east. Cocktails are wet. But a new product, called Palcohol, aims to crumble our everyday expectations. It's an alcoholic beverage -- in powder form. Carry a …

Invention Awards 2014: Seal Combat Wounds In 15 Seconds

A pocket-size invention that could save lives<p>When bullets or shrapnel strike a soldier, standard first aid calls for stuffing gauze as deep as five inches into a wound and applying pressure. If bleeding hasn’t stopped after three minutes, the old gauze is pulled out—and new gauze shoved in.<p>There’s …

These Survival Myths Could End Up Killing You!

What do you do when survival is not guaranteed?<p>Many of the most spectacular examples are in glaciers, formed as summer meltwater widens openings in these ever-shifting rivers of ice. Deep blue glacial ice can cause the light filtering through to bathe everything inside in a spectral glow.<p>You're …

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Music Production

Nod Gesture Control Ring Is Designed For Continual Wear, Starts Selling Today For $149

Gesture control devices are a big new area of interest among hardware startups, and a Bluetooth-enabled ring that makes it possible to control connected devices with a wave of your hand is nothing new. But the Nod is different from many of the other solutions out there we’ve seen, in that it’s …

Massive U.N. Report Says Climate Risks Go Beyond Red Alert

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of many risks, a U.N. scientific panel reports, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun.<p>Disasters such as killer heat waves in Europe, wildfires in the United States, droughts in Australia and deadly …

Climate Change