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Everything you need to know about the new street drug 'flakka' — its insane side effects aren't even the worst part

Many reports are saying this new designer drug is sweeping the state of Florida: Broward Health Medical Center — Florida's public hospital system and one of the largest in the nation — now sees an estimated 25 to 30 flakka patients a day, NBC News reports.<p>The mind-altering substance has been …

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‘Gabriel’ Is A New Artificial Intelligence Named After The Messenger Angel

It whispers instructions in your ear<p>If your conversations with digital personal assistants like Apple's Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, or Google Now haven’t been useful enough, a new challenger of Biblical proportions is about to arrive.<p>Gabriel, a project by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside AlphaBay, the secret online marketplace for guns, drugs, and just about anything

At its peak in early 2013, The Silk Road marketplace saw around $300,000 a day in transactions on its site, with users paying for products with the untraceable digital currency Bitcoin.<p>And since both sellers and users connected to the "dark web" through special tools such as the secure Tor web …

Apple has a new patent for a projector that uses augmented reality

Apple's augmented reality projector includes two key pieces of technology.<p>First of all, it has a camera that scans an environment like a room or an office. It builds a digital model of that space, and detects which surfaces it can project images onto. The second part of the AR projector would be, …

Augmented Reality

Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11

True to form, the CIA waited until 4:16 p.m. EDT this afternoon to release a trove of documents related to the September 11 attacks. Deep within one …

No More Head Games: Why The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Not The Oculus

Did we learn anything from Google Glass? It looked really cool when it debuted, but quickly we realized that constantly wearing a camera on your head can be a bad idea. Even from the start, many of us knew that only the most devoted cyber-connected consumers would actually use the device.<p>Yet the …

US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia

The Obama administration is weighing a range of aggressive responses to Russia's alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons.<p>This "counterforce" option is among possibilities the …

What marijuana really does to your brain

<b>(Shutterstock/Pe3k)</b><p>Opponents of legal cannabis say it leaves you fried, but research shows it can actually improve your mental health<p>LAURA DONOVAN<p>June 4, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Those opposed to marijuana sometimes argue that the substance fries your brain, but …

Cannabis

PC gaming is getting its own press conference at E3 2015

PC gaming will have a stage spot at this year's E3 with the PC Gaming Show, held Tuesday, June 16, in downtown Los Angeles, organizers recently announced.<p>The event takes place from 5 - 8 p.m. PT at the Belasco Theater, where it will be streamed live via Twitch. The event's site promises game …

Enix

HoloLens hands-on: Building for Windows Holographic

Back in January, HoloLens was a Frankenstein’s monster of a headset. In fact, the eyepiece itself was only part of the test rig: the rest was …