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FBI Busts Violent Border Vigilantes With Fake Cartel

Styling themselves the Arizona Special Operations Group, three men who provided security for anti-Muslim activist John Ritzheimer’s abortive …

Student exposes Messenger flaw, loses Facebook internship

Harvard student Aran Khanna was denied his chance to intern at Facebook after the company learned that one of his creations exposed a critical flaw in its Messenger service, reports Boston.com.<p>In May, Khanna released Marauder’s Map, a Chrome extension that used location data to show you exactly …

Facebook canceled a student's internship after he highlighted a massive privacy issue

In May, computer science and mathematics student Aran Khanna built Marauder's Map. It was a browser plugin that made use of the fact that people who use the Facebook Messenger share their location with everyone they message with by default.<p>Upon installing the plugin, users could use it to precisely …

Privacy

Attack on the pentagon results in discovery of new mathematical tile

Joy as mathematicians discover a new type of pentagon that can cover the plane leaving no gaps and with no overlaps. It becomes only the 15th type of pentagon known that can do this, and the first discovered in 30 years<p>In the world of mathematical tiling, news doesn’t come bigger than this.<p>In the …

Mathematics

The Hubs is a backyard geodesic dome that goes up in under an hour

When it comes to backyard projects, there’s nothing like a do-it-yourself build to get the whole family out in the fresh air for a while. The Hubs …

Yahoo users hit by 'malvertising' campaign

Company uses advertising space on Yahoo’s websites in an attempt to install malware on users’ computers<p>Yahoo users have become the target of one of the biggest “malvertising” attacks every, after a malware company bought advertising space on the company’s websites to deliver malicious adverts in an …

Automated Testing

When an App Is Called Racist

On August 7th of last year, <i>Crain</i>_’<i>s ran an article about SketchFactor, an app that was set to launch the next day. It would allow users to report having seen or experienced something “sketchy” in a particular location; these reports would then be geotagged and overlaid on a Google map, creating a</i> …

User Generated Content

The oil guide: which to use for frying, drizzling and roasting

Thought you knew which oil to drizzle over your salad and which to roast your potatoes with? Think again.<p>Scientists have discovered that heating up vegetable oils leads to the release of high concentrations of chemicals called aldehydes, <b>which have been linked to illnesses including cancer, heart</b> …

The Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men | Men's Health

And if you do the exercise alongside the squat and deadlift, you have everything you need for a basic total-body training system.<p>No other exercise comes close to offering that many advantages.<p>If you already have the overhead press in your workout, great. But I bet you don’t have it programmed like …

Facebook forced to hand over data on hundreds of users to the police

A New York state court ruled Tuesday that Facebook must comply with search warrants from New York prosecutors for information on 381 users.<p>As per the …

US surveillance drone crashes in Iraq, selfie ensues

Pentagon says MQ-1C drone crashed due to 'technical complications'<p>The Pentagon this week confirmed that one of its drones crashed in Iraq, after photos of the uncrewed aircraft began circulating on social media. In a statement to <i>BuzzFeed News</i>, a Pentagon spokesperson said the MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone …

Drones

US probes 'gun-firing drone built by teenager'

A viral online video apparently showing a home-made drone firing a handgun in the US is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).<p>The announcement came on Tuesday, after the video had been watched more than two million times since being uploaded to YouTube on July 10.<p>"The FAA …

Drones

Vi Milstead Warren blazed a trail for other female aviators

In the spring of 1944, when the Allied forces were preparing for the invasion of Normandy, the job of transporting aircraft to strategic spots along the south coast of England fell to members of a little-known civilian group called the Air Transport Auxiliary. Many of the planes, which would …

Windows 10 will get automatic updates for 10 years

In an update to its Window’s Lifestyle Fact Sheet, Microsoft says it will offer support for Windows 10 for ten years.<p>The post notes that it will offer “mainstream security” support until 2020 and “extended security” support until 2025. The support lifestyle cycle is in keeping with both Windows 7 …

A Brief History of the Canon Canonet Rangefinder

In January of 1961, Canon introduced the Canonet, a consumer-friendly 35mm film rangefinder camera aimed at the average person. Over fifty years and …

Windows 10 to ship on USB drives

Windows 10 is to ship on USB drives from the end of August, instead of traditional DVD<p>Windows 10 will ship on USB drives at the end of August, and is available to pre-order through Amazon's US branch.<p>Priced at $119 for the Home version and $199 for the Pro, the drives will go on sale on August 30. …

5 YouTube secrets you should try

Want to know how popular YouTube is? Think how many conversations you've had lately that included the phrase, "I saw this great video on YouTube ..." News, instructions, cat videos, instant celebrities, music, humor, emotional stories and more are all within a split-second search.<p>But if you just go …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …

Seafood