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Popular torrent client can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins

If you recently installed or updated uTorrent on your PC, you may have have picked up an unwanted passenger: a bitcoin miner called Epic Scale. If you don't pay attention, that piece of code can be inadvertently installed with the latest uTorrent build (version 3.4.2). It can then use your computer …

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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

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A brief survey of NASA's space imaging technology

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, will soon have a chance to see those items Neil Armstrong kept from the Apollo 11 moon landing. This week's news about Armstrong's memorabilia got us thinking: What are some the other notable bits of tech NASA used to …

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5 Times Stephen Colbert Changed the World

Since its first episode in 2005, <i>The Colbert Report</i> has mostly served to make us laugh. But Stephen Colbert—both as his over-the-top, …

Mars One to launch first test mission

<b>Mars One will launch its first unmanned mission to the Red Planet in 2016, its co-founder says.</b><p>The firm plans to establish a human settlement on Martian soil in 2023, by offering passengers a one-way ticket.<p>Mars One will send "a small craft that will demonstrate the technologies we need for our …

Einstein's gravity theory passes toughest test yet: Bizarre binary star system pushes study of relativity to new limits

"We thought this system might be extreme enough to show a breakdown in General Relativity, but instead, Einstein's predictions held up quite well," …

Minds + Machines 2012: Panelists Answer @Thumbtackheah's Question

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DARPA wants to build low-cost robots that mimic your hand's finest movements

What started as a lofty goal is slowly moving closer to reality, as DARPA continues research on low-cost robotic hands capable of accomplishing everyday human tasks. In yet another show of progress, the agency has released a clip of a robot that can remove a car tire, though it hasn't yet mastered …

Everything you need to know: Comet PANSTARRS in April 2013

If you haven’t caught Comet PANSTARRS yet, try in early April 2013! PANSTARRS photos and viewing guide here.<p><b>Update on April 5, 2013</b>: If you live at …

Messing with time

It's hardly surprising that I've become very aware of time and how we measure it since beginning work at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. What has …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's …

'We enjoyed the game. I enjoyed our technical side, our creative side, our spirit and how disciplined and focused we were. The regret you have is that there were more goals in this game than the number of goals we scored' - Get Arsene's full reaction to yesterday's win: http://bit.ly/Z27gHR Who was your Man of the Match for the Gunners?