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The Mystery Of The American Bomber Lost In The Desert For 15 Years

One crew member of the Lady Be Good was found 200 miles away from the crash site.The post The Mystery Of The American Bomber Lost In The Desert For …

U.S. Air Force

Painted Cows, Pink Planes and Inflatable Tanks: Strange and Unexpected Photos Show How Britain's Ingenious Tricks Fooled the Nazis

A war as extensive and long-lasting as World War II produces an incalculable number of artifacts. And museums as big and well-stocked as the Imperial …

History

What could possibly go wrong?: Photos of children riding alligators

Like it says in the title, “What could possible go wrong?” A lot of these vintage images are from the Los Angeles Alligator Farm located in the …

Los Angeles

Man Fakes Terror Plot to Avoid Taking Girlfriend on Vacation

Motaparthi Vamshi Krishna, a 32-year-old man from India, may want to rethink his dating life.<p>Krishna, who is married with a child, allegedly came up …

E-Mail

World's smallest car race will take place on a gold chip

An international competition is coming up in Toulouse, France at the end of next month, but it's not a very big one. It's microscopic, in fact. …

Playing Tetris on a Business Card Is Everything I Hoped It Would Be [Updated]

Three years ago, Kevin Bates created a <i>Tetris</i>-playing business card to showcase his engineering skills to potential employers. But his creation …

1,000-Year-Old Mummy Found Buried in Adidas Boots

Overall they look quite kinky but stylish – I wouldn’t mind wearing them now in a cold climate. Those high-quality stitches, the bright red and black …

8-year-old boy drives his 4-year-old sister to McDonald’s, everything works out fine

Sometimes, news stories ride a very fine line between being tragic and being funny. Generally, it’s a tragedy if someone dies or gets hurt, but it’s …

FPGA Emulates NES Cart; Prototype So Cyberpunk

By now, most of us have had some experience getting ROMs from classic video games to run on new hardware. Whether that’s just on a personal computer …

Why Some Zelda Speedruns Use German And Others Use Japanese

There’s a reason <i>Breath of the Wild</i> is played in German. It’s just a heck of a lot faster. Speedruns use different languages and versions to cut down …

Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement

Unhappy with the anti-piracy results of DMCA takedown notices, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is now asking the US Copyright …

RIAA

The future of solar power technology is bright

From photovoltaic paint to thermal fuel, we peek at a future beyond today's solar cells.<p>While our recent look at residential solar may lead you to …

Clean Energy

Why These 'Revolutionary' '80s Gadgets Totally Failed

Besides bad hair, pleated jeans, and <i>21 Jump Street</i>, the ‘80s brought us a remarkable <b></b>technological revolution. Nintendo changed the living room …

Indian Textbook Encourages Kids to Kill Cats as an Experiment

The authors of a Class IV textbook in India recently came under fire, after it was revealed that in a lesson on the importance of breathing they were …

The Ships That Helped Silence the Early USSR’s Intellectuals

In 1922, Russia exiled hundreds of academics and journalists on “Philosophers’ Ships” to make way for the Soviet Union.<p>The USSR was first established …

Russia

Local Council Is ‘Sorry’ After Planting a Bunch of Trees on a Soccer Field

We all make mistakes.<p>Council apologises after trees planted on football pitchhttps://t.co/XN4WXC5gXV pic.twitter.com/5CcI8tmUdI<p>— BBC News (UK) …

BBC

Have You Played… Grim Fandango?

<i>Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.</i><p>You met me at a very strange …

PC Gaming

Dozens of Sheep Mysteriously Appeared and Disappeared on the Isle of Wight

Police are stumped, for now.<p>The Isle of Wight, off Britain’s southern coast, is known mostly as a popular destination for vacationers.<p>And, …

A rash of invisible, fileless malware is infecting banks around the globe

Once the province of nation-sponsored hackers, in-memory malware goes mainstream.<p>Two years ago, researchers at Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab discovered …

Kaspersky Lab

Where Are $2.6 Million Cars Made? In France, Of Course

We’ve had a surprising amount of access to the Bugatti Chiron. Last spring, I sat in the first Chiron to come stateside. Over the summer, we got an …

Bugatti

Article names “whistleblower” who claims that NOAA manipulated data [Updated]

Allegations in a Daily Mail article seem more office politics than science.<p><b>Update:</b> In interviews with E&E News and ScienceInsider, Bates has denied …

Climate Change

The Consistency of Automatic Helping in Games

Recently I’ve been reading Robert Cialdini’s new book about psychological tricks of persuasion <i>Pre-Suasion</i>1 and revisiting parts of his other book on …

Psychology

Why Aren't the Democrats Doing More to Support the Burgeoning Trump Resistance Movement?

In the roughly two weeks since Donald Trump took the White House, millions of people across the United States and the world have descended upon …

Human Rights

7 Anime References in American Cartoons - The List

American cartoon characters, politicians, and even celebrities have appeared as cameo roles in anime series. The same couldn't be said in reverse, …

Nestlé Will Pay 13,500% More to Pump Ontario’s Water for Bottling

But should water be a commodity at all?<p>Today, Nestlé pays just $3.71 per every million litres of water the company pumps out of the ground in Ontario, so that it can bottle it and then and sell it back to thirsty customers for profit. But that won't last for much longer.<p>The provincial government, …

Noted Scientists Who Passed Away in 2016

From long, illustrious careers to bright lights snuffed out too soon, we pay homage to noted scientists who passed away in 2016 and their visionary …

Buffett's PetroChina Investment: Finding Large Gaps Between Price & Value

<i>“You don’t have to know a man’s exact weight to know that he’s fat.”</i> <b>– Ben Graham</b><p>I was reading through some notes from the 2008 Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

China 'deploys long-range nuclear-capable missiles to coast' in response to Donald Trump's 'aggression'

China has moved long-range missiles to the Russian border from where they could reach the USA, apparently in response to President Donald Trump’s …

Steve Bannon: 'We're Going to War in the South China Sea ... No Doubt'

The United States and China will fight a war within the next 10 years over islands in the South China Sea, and “there’s no doubt about that.” At the …