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Spy Drones Expose Smithfield Foods Factory Farms

Agriculture

Woman is accidently handed a bag full of cash at Burger King

Although we loath to admit it, nearly everyone loves diving into a bag full of tasty junk food.<p>However one woman was a little happier than normal …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.<p>Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science …

23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea.<p>23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S. Patent #8,543,339 is titled “Gamete donor selection …

Genetics

Review: 'American Sniper' goes above and beyond war-hero tradition

Biopics about American war heroes are a Hollywood tradition going all the way back to Gary<p>Cooperstarring as the legendary World War I sharpshooter "Sergeant York" and World War II's highly decoratedAudie Murphyplaying himself in "To Hell and Back.""American Sniper"is squarely in that mold, but …

Military

The £6 box which spies on everything you type

Your wireless keyboard may be broadcasting everything passwords to credit cards numbers and private emails, as a researcher posts instructions online for a homemade bugging device costing just £6<p>If you use a wireless keyboard you may be broadcasting everything you type to hackers – from passwords …

Microsoft chastises Google for disclosing Windows 8.1 security hole prior to patch

Microsoft is publicly criticizing Google for releasing details about a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 two days before the Redmond company was …

Google stopped patching old Android exploits, but don’t panic

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Padu_Foto/Shutterstock<p>Security researchers are up in arms this morning over Google’s decision to stop patching a core …

Jelly Bean

Samsung launches extremely thin Galaxy A7 smartphone

Samsung announced Monday the launch of the Galaxy A7, one of the company's slimmest smartphones ever.<p>The very Galaxy Alpha-like device has a metal …

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Language Learning

The Week in Pictures | January 5 – 11, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.<p>There was major news out of France, where scores of heavily armed police stormed a suburban Paris hideout of two Al Qaeda-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings and killed them as they attempted to escape in a hail of …

Charlie Hebdo

Today's computers face more attacks than ever

More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.<p>Nestled into a storefront at the top of San Francisco's tree-lined Valencia Street is one of the city's top defenses in the war against malicious-software infections: a computer repair shop owned by …

Microsoft Word

The Lizard Squad’s “Lizard Stresser” Service Runs On Hacked Routers

Security expert Brian Krebs has analyzed the Lizard Stresser, an attack tool created by the so-called Lizard Squad hacker collective and touted as a test for webmins who needed to see what happens to their services under duress. His discovery? The network of attack computers actually consists of …