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Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

About 15% of Americans live in poverty, so why is no one talking about it?

Mainstream media give very little coverage to poverty and the working class. It's a public interest failure<p>It's not my intention to belittle the government shutdown or the political showdown underway between President Obama and the GOP, but more often that not, America's fickle news media is …

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one<p>"Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "I just want to see the propulsion stuff."<p>A young woman guides their group toward a full-scale …

Stanford's Cookie Clearinghouse adds another layer of security to web browsers

People are becoming more vigilant when it comes to online privacy, so Stanford University's new initiative couldn't have come at a better time. The project, called Cookie Clearinghouse, will curate catalogues of websites whose cookies browsers should or shouldn't allow. As designed, it works along …

How science works: follow the money

You might have read Naomi Klein on green investment in fossil fuels last week. She points a finger at NGOs who aren't checking whether their …

BitTorrent downplays Netflix’s claim of lower torrent traffic

A few days ago, Netflix’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, claimed that there was a correlation between the piracy rate in a given region and the …

Scientists wait to see black hole’s birth - Futurity

CALTECH (US) — A new kind of cosmic flash may reveal the birth of a …

Los Alamos Lab Has Had A Secret Quantum Internet For Two Years

Quantum networking could enable the most secure communication possible.<p>The central principle of quantum mechanics--that the act of measuring a quantum object actually changes it--has some pretty amazing potential in the world of cryptography. And Los Alamos National Laboratory just revealed that it …

Quantum network can transmit secure video in real-time, been active for 2.5 years

It's not quite a quantum internet — yet. But researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico have developed a new, ultra-secure computer network that is capable of transmitting data that has been encrypted by quantum physics, including video files. The network, which currently consists …

US accuses China government and military of cyber-spying

<b>China's government and military have targeted US government computers as part of a cyber espionage campaign, a US report on China says.</b><p>Intrusions were focused on collecting intelligence on US diplomatic, economic and defence sectors which could benefit China's own defence programme, it says.<p>This is …

Cybersecurity