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How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Homeland Security

DigiLens helmet adds augmented reality view for motorcyclists

While companies like Microsoft are showing off augmented reality tools like the HoloLens, which is designed for stationary users, a company called …

Oculus Rift: Facebook’s virtual reality headset is here – at a price

Universal Music Group – the label that boasts Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Madonna on its roster – has revealed it is teaming up with iHeartMedia to “virtualise” the gig experience, with the hardware now available for pre-order. Industry experts are in agreement: 2016 may be the year that …

Virtual Reality

Hackers claim $1 million bounty after remotely jailbreaking iPhones

Apple devices are generally considered by security experts to be safe, and rather difficult to hack. But difficult doesn’t mean impossible.<p>Over the weekend someone proved just how possible it is to hack at least one of these devices, the iPhone.<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the …

Selling

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Self-Driving Cars More Prone to Accidents, But It's Not Their Fault

Self-driving cars like those being tested by Google have been more prone to get into accidents than conventional vehicles, but that doesn’t mean they’re less safe, according to a new report from transportation researchers.<p>Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak of the University of Michigan's …

Nike is finally making the self-lacing shoes from Back To The Future

Nike has announced that it is finally making a production run of its self-lacing shoes first introduced 30 years ago, in the future, on 21 October …

¿Cómo fue posible que "El Chapo" se fugara de la prisión más segura de México?

La pregunta que más se repite en México es cómo fue posible que el narcotraficante Joaquín Guzmán Loera, El Chapo, escapara de la prisión de máxima seguridad del país.<p>Es la pregunta a la que la Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) busca respuesta con los interrogatorios a 31 empleados de la …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Arriving In August To Beat New iPhone Launch, Says Report

Samsung is reportedly planning to move up the launch of its new Galaxy Note line to the middle of August, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Wall Street Journal cites a source that is “familiar with the matter.” By moving up the launch, Samsung would likely beat the new Apple iPhone …

World leaders announce goal of fossil fuel freedom by 2100 at UN Climate Change conference

Seven leading democratic nations have announced their goal to make the world fossil fuel free by the end of this century.<p>The news came at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany held earlier this month. The G7 leaders, including those from historically reluctant Japan and …

Galaxy S6 Plus Leaks Show Samsung Has Learned Nothing

More details on Samsung’s next iteration for the S6 family have been reported by noted internet tipster @onleaks. The current leak on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus follows previous information about the oversized version of the Galaxy S6 Edge (Forbes’ Gordon Kelly has more on the S6 Plus and the S6 …