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Robots That Could Decompose When They're No Longer Needed

It might be time to start building robot cemeteries<p>Scientists at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) are developing materials that could allow robots to decompose at the end of their lives, much like humans, according to Reuters.<p>Most robots are made of plastic and metal, which are …

Deadly Pakistani school attack raises security questions

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — Once again, Islamic militants stormed a school in northeastern Pakistan in a deadly attack that lasted for hours. And once …

10 apps increasing health care access for low-income patients

Going to the doctor's office is a loathsome experience for anyone, but the burden is compounded when you're struggling financially.<p>With costly …

Hillary Clinton Emails Found to Contain Information Classified as More Than 'Top Secret'

Officials reviewing emails on the private computer server used by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton found information considered to be more …

Government

Today, 5 Planets Align For The First Time In A Decade

For the first time since 2005, you’ll be able to see all five visible planets (Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Venus, Mercury) at once – if you get up early …

Astronomy

Huge Number Of Critical Flaws Revealed In Apple, Android, Linux And Oracle Systems

Now would be a good time to update your smartphones, PCs and servers. Hundreds of vulnerabilities, many of them critical, have been revealed this week affecting millions of devices, including Apple iPhones, Google Android smartphones, Linux machines and Oracle business systems.<p>An iOS 9.2.1 update …

Information Security

Balance of Military Power in Asia is 'Shifting Against the U.S.,' Report Finds

President Obama’s rebalancing effort in Asia and the Pacific may be “insufficient” to secure U.S. interests in the region, according to a 275-page …

North Korea

Michigan Governor On Water Crisis: 'We Will Fix This'

Embattled Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday of the water contamination crisis in the city of Flint, "I am sorry; we will fix this." Snyder addressed the debacle in his State of the State address.<p>Snyder is facing calls for his resignation over claims that he mishandled the crisis, in which pipe …

Snorkeling

FBI: No foreign direction in San Bernardino attack

The FBI has found no sign that a foreign organization ordered the terror attacks in San Bernardino, California, last month.<p>“As of today, we do not see any indications of a foreign-directed terrorist act; this seems to be an inspired terrorist act,” David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the …

Hezbollah claims attack on Israeli troops along Israeli-Lebanon border

Hezbollah said it set off a large explosive device as the vehicles passed in the disputed Chebaa Farms area, destroying a Humvee and causing casualties among the soldiers inside.<p>The Israeli army said vehicles in the area were hit with an improvised explosive device and that it responded with …

Samsung Will Give You Free Stuff to Buy a Galaxy Phone

Samsung <i>really</i> wants customers to buy one of its Galaxy phones this holiday season.<p>The South Korean company has launched a new promotion in which …

Mobile

Appeals court keeps block on Obama immigration actions

The timing would seem to allow the Supreme Court an opportunity to rule on the issue this term.<p>A federal appeals court has rejected President Barack Obama's effort to move forward with a series of executive actions he announced last year seeking to give quasi-legal status and work permits to …

Immigration