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How 5 Different Creatures Flap Their Wings

Eleanor Lutz is the 22-year-old Seattle-based designer behind Spaceship Earth, an online map that transforms Earth into the Death Star. But Lutz isn’t just a sci-fi nerd. She’s also got a degree in molecular biology and a love for the animal kingdom, interests she pursues in earnest by way of …

3D-printed pizza and tech 'groundbreaking' for ISS

The future potential of the food and manufacturing industries may be found in the eyes of entrepreneurs and companies literally looking to the …

Snapchat Has An Underage Porn Problem — And No Clear Way To Fix It

The feature, which allows users to take photos and collect them into a slideshow that they can later send to contacts, was added in October 2013. Stories live for a day and then disappear, aligning with Snapchat's ephemeral feel — that nothing snapped can live forever.<p>Cooper Fleishman of The Daily …

Man Shoots Down Drone, Lawyers Scratch Their Heads

Is it wrong to shoot a robo-trespasser?<p>Shooting down a small drone is hard. But determining whether people should be allowed to do so may prove more difficult still. A man in New Jersey fired a shotgun at his neighbor's drone, and as the quadcopter crashed to the ground, the incident raised new …

Hacking Blamed For Ferguson Grand Jury Tweet That Sparked Probe

U.S. news<p>A woman whose Twitter account allegedly sparked an investigation into possible misconduct by the Ferguson police-shooting grand jury claims she was hacked. Susan Nichols of St. Louis said she did not tweet "I know someone sitting on the grand jury of this case[.] There isn't enough at this …

USB has a huge security problem that could take years to fix

In July, researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell announced that they'd found a critical security flaw they called BadUSB, allowing attackers to smuggle malware on the devices effectively undetected. Even worse, there didn't seem to be a clear fix for the attack. Anyone who plugged in a USB stick …

Google threatened with $100m lawsuit over nude celebrity photos

Lawyers representing celebrities whose private photos were published by hackers have threatened to sue Google for $100m, accusing the company of “making millions from the victimisation of women”.<p>Private images of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna and others were widely distributed on the …

The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose

It's been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat …

Why did hospital send Ebola patient home without diagnosis?

A man infected with Ebola was allowed to leave a Dallas hospital last week because the results of a screening weren't shared with his health care team, which concluded he had a common virus and discharged him, hospital officials said Wednesday.<p>While health experts agree that the USA is not at risk …

Backstage Beauty: Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015

BEAUTY BACKSTAGE<p><b>Sending architectural dresses, coats and jackets in black leather, satin and chiffon pouring down the runway, it was her very own</b> …

Google offers schools unlimited Drive storage for students and teachers

Google wants to make backpacks a thing of the past by letting students store all of their files online, and it's going to start giving students enough space to actually do that. Students, teachers, and anyone else using a Google Apps for Education account will soon be given unlimited storage and …

Mount Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Japan

World<p>A second volcano erupted in Japan on Monday, days after a deadly eruption at Mount Ontake that killed at least 36 people. Mount Sakurajima, an active volcano that erupts frequently, is located about 31 miles from a controversial nuclear plant where Japan's government has announced plans to …

The FCC May Redefine ‘Television’ to Include the Internet

The Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion is con­sid­er­ing wheth­er to treat cer­tain on­line video ser­vices the same way it treats cable and …

The End Of Passwords? This Bracelet Unlocks Computers And Doors With Your Heartbeat

Bionym’s Nymi offers a glimpse of the future of wearable biometric authentication.<p>This much we can all agree on: Passwords suck.<p>With that in mind, companies are hard at work developing other forms of user-friendly authentication. Fingerprinting is already being used to unlock iPhones and the PayPal …