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Here are the devices law enforcement use to spy on you

The Intercept obtained the catalog of devices used by federal and local law enforcement to collect and monitor cell phone data. The tracking hardware -- including the infamous Stingray -- in the catalog is accompanied by its capabilities including, limitations, "planning factors," price and …

It's time to do away with the concept of 'manhood' altogether

Centuries of war, pillaging and violence show that manhood is never in crisis, as alarmists like to claim, but it is often at the heart of these phenomena<p>Men are pretty terrible people. They commit significantly more violent crimes, robberies and assaults each year than women do, according to the …

U.S. Department of Justice

Can I touch you there? Oxford University creates map of acceptability

A new study which shows where people feel comfortable being touched has found that stangers should stick to shaking hands<p>It is a familiar social dilemma. You meet a stranger for the first time and in a split second must decide whether to offer a chilly handshake or risk offence with a kiss on the …

Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash is on a Collision Course With Earth

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to …

PolaPi: A DIY Thermal Instant Camera You Build with Raspberry Pi

Want your own instant camera that prints lo-fi photos on receipt paper? Muth Pierre has published the designs for a build-it-yourself camera called …

Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Photo of the Milky Way That Took 5 Years to Make

Last year, NASA released a 20-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way that was made up of over 2 million infrared photos. Back in January, NASA published a …

2015 might have seen hottest summer in 4,000 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you still wearing shorts and T-shirts? If you say yes, there's a good reason.<p>Planet Earth has definitely experienced its hottest summer since detailed records have been kept, and according to scientists, it might have been the hottest in more than 4,000 years.<p>The meteorological summer …

Global Warming

Homemade Candy Apples Are SO Easy!

<i>Candy apples are a quintessential fall treat. Make them for your Halloween party - everyone will be mega impressed!</i><p>Today I'm stepping out of my "chocolate fanatic" box to share some Candy Apples. If you're going to take a break from chocolate, I think candy is the perfect way to do that. Step away …

11 Habits of People With Concealed Depression

There will be two main types of people reading this blog: those finding themselves better equipped to understand some of the people they love and …

Mental Health

A Mediterranean diet could protect your brain from shrinking in old age

Following a Mediterranean diet high in fish and low in meat may slow down the signs of aging in your brain, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that among 684 elderly people with an average age of 80, those who stuck more closely to a Mediterranean diet that includes lots of vegetables, …

Holistic Medicine

Aliens Might Just Not Exist Yet

Earth life: an early arrival at the party<p>The world is in a tizzy over the mysterious fluctuations astronomers are seeing in light from a distant star. While those variations could turn out to have a perfectly non-alien explanation, the excitement over them shows just how badly we want there to be …

This Rifle Doesn't Need Bullets to Shoot Down Drones

Hunting quadrotors with #8 buckshot might be a valid pasttime for some people, but the US Army is looking for a little more refinement.<p>The device you …

30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

Antimatter rockets could make humans an 'interstellar species'

WIRED 2015 is our annual two-day celebration of the innovators, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs who are reinventing our world. For more from the …

Has Nasa's Kepler Telescope spotted signs of alien life?

Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build'<p>A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by alien activity, scientists have said.<p>KIC 8462852, a star 1,500 light years away from earth, has …

More than 400 towns and cities in America will be lost to the sea, study finds

Climate changes awareness has come too late for hundreds of towns and cities in the United States, environmental scientists have found<p>For millions of Americans, climate change has already passed the point of no return: no matter what action the world tries to take, their cities will be submerged by …

Climate Change

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

If You're Still Wiping Mushrooms With A Kitchen Towel, You're Doing It Wrong

You'll meet two kinds of cooks in this world. First, there are the ones who don't care one bit how you clean your mushrooms. Wash them, wipe them, dust them off with a toothbrush -- it's all the same to these equal-opportunity mushroom preppers. Then, there's the other kind of cook, the one who …

Israel's Shin Bet arrests Jewish extremist suspected of church attack

Security service detains Meir Ettinger, linked to arson in June, in first arrest since 31 July arson attack in Duma in which Palestinian infant died<p>Israel’s Shin Bet security service has arrested a rightwing Jewish extremist in the first arrest made since the arson attack in the West Bank village …

Israel

Thinking Of Moving? Here Are Some Cities You May Want To Avoid

Or you may want to get in on the cheap housing and hopes for tomorrow.<p>If you're looking for the right place to settle down, the possibilities can be dizzying.<p>The good news is that the personal finance site WalletHub released a study on Monday ranking the United States' largest cities in order of …

Urban Design

Pluto flyby - as it happened: First pictures show dwarf planet is red like Mars

New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto marking the 'end of an era' in Solar System exploration<p>Summary of New Horizon's extraordinary flypast:<p><i>Incredible images taken from Nasa's New Horizon's spacecraft have shown for the first time that Pluto is red like Mars.</i><p><i>Scientists were expecting</i> …

What next for the missing Bethnal Green girls in Syria?

Britain has seen hundreds of male foreign terrorist fighters return home, but what happens when Isil jihadi brides want to come back?<p>While the number of Western male foreign terrorist fighters remains staggering, there is an equally unprecedented number of Western females migrating to Syria and …

Islamic State (ISIS)

'Extraterrestrial' Radio Signal Align In Mysterious Mathematical Pattern

Radio Signals Difficult For Scientists To Explain - Is It Alien Communication?<p>Scientists are constantly measuring a huge amount of activity …

Will Science Someday Rule Out the Possibility of God?

Over the past few centuries, science can be said to have gradually chipped away at the traditional grounds for believing in God. Much of what once …

Dark Matter

NASA Employees: Huge Alien Structures And UFOs On Dark, Far Side Of Moon [Video]

Online UFO enthusiasts and conspiracy theorists have for long accused NASA of covering up evidence of existence of UFOs and massive alien structures …

Human consciousness is simply a state of matter, like a solid or liquid – but quantum

In a step that could change the definition of death, researchers have restored circulation to the brains of decapitated pigs and kept …<p>Water might …

Here's new evidence that Google Glass is moving forward

But a new job listing on the company's website hints that Google's Glass efforts are moving forward, and perhaps nearing the stage of volume production.<p>Google's Glass team is looking for an Advanced Technology Manufacturing Engineer, FATP. The FATP, the listing explains, stands for "final assembly, …

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

The robots are here — and you should be worried

Anxiety has been building around the second machine age and its implications for our economic future, and it may have reached a tipping point.<p>Just last week, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and executives published an open letter on the digital economy, calling for public-policy changes and new …

Oxford University

Virtually Frictionless Surface Could Smooth Trail to Nanotech

Scientists have developed a technique for creating surfaces that can slide past each other with virtually no friction, and their findings could create new opportunities for engineering in nanotechnology and other areas.<p>Friction is present on Earth anywhere there is movement, and it can affect …

Nanotech