Peter Summers

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Biologists are close to reinventing the genetic code of life

The term "life hacking" usually refers to clever tweaks that make your life more productive. But this week in Science, a team of scientists comes a …

Cop Who Raped 7yo Girl Forces Her to Testify Just to Make Her Suffer Before Pleading Guilty

Elburn, IL – An Elburn Police Officer’s paid vacation has come to an end after he pleaded guilty to repeatedly raping a child from the time she was …

Crime

Amazon updates its terms of service to cover the zombie apocalypse

Updated terms of use ban game engine from use for anything ‘life or safety-critical’ except in advent of reanimated human corpses<p>If the world ever ends via a virus that “causes human corpses to reanimate” – a zombie apocalypse by any other name - then Amazon’s got your back, sort of.<p>Amazon’s web …

Zombies

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

U.S. government approves first-ever moon landing for a private venture

For the first time, the U.S. government has granted regulatory approval for a commercial company to travel beyond Earth and land on the Moon.<p>The …

Trump Adviser Defends Comments On Shooting Clinton: Trump Knows I'm Right

“It will be a cold day in hell that I will ever give up a piece of my freedom of speech. What I said is in compliance with the laws of the land."<p>The Donald Trump veterans adviser who yesterday said Hillary Clinton should be shot for treason defended his comments on Thursday, saying Trump likely …

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility Of An Armed Revolt

"A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."--James Madison<p>America is a ticking time bomb.<p>All that remains to be seen is who--or what--will set fire to the fuse.<p>We are poised at what seems to be the pinnacle of a manufactured breakdown, with …

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas<p>Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper …

Fossil Fuels

Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Electricity bills are often ludicrously high thanks to our energy-intensive modern world, but every now and then, thanks to the forces of nature, a …

ESA’s Swarm Mission Is Mapping How the Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Changing

Data reveals it’s changing quicker than we thought.<p>The Earth's magnetic field acts as a shield, protecting us from damaging cosmic rays and harsh solar winds. It's as important to our survival as water and oxygen, yet it's in a constant state of flux. New research presented this week at the Living …

Fort Bragg soldier charged with rape of fellow soldier

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg has been charged with the rape and kidnapping of a fellow soldier, police said Saturday.<p>Johnathan Simpson, 26, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping and sexual battery, according to Fayetteville, North …

Dark Matter + Black Hole = Wormhole?

Maybe.<p>According to a paper posted to the arXiv pre-print server last week, the difference between an everyday supermassive black hole and a space-time tunneling wormhole may be a lacing of dark matter. While it sounds like crank fodder of the sort that not infrequently winds up on arXiv, the idea …

Hackers can spy on your calls, texts and track your movements using just your phone number, experts say

German security experts say hacking into a smartphone is much easier than one would think giving digital thieves the ability to potentially track a …

Stunning Aurora Borealis from Space in Ultra-High Definition (4K)

NASA FINALLY SHOWS FULL EARTH VIDEO

Stuck On Earth: The U.S. Innovation Deficit

On July 8, 2011, the space shuttle Atlantis rumbled off its launch platform and rose skyward, marking the last time we sent Americans into space using our own rockets launched from our own soil.<p>Since then, our access to orbit (and the Space Station) has come via tickets bought on Russian rockets in …

Watch a Guy Discover How Human Flesh Would Taste Using a Biopsy From His Leg

Ever wondered how tasty you are? In this video, Greg Foot has a biopsy of muscle taken from his leg in order to discover what it tastes like.<p>It’s a …

Google this! Hillary Clinton and the Syrian regime-change conspiracy

Syria was a people’s uprising against a wicked genocidal Russian-backed dictator and the West had nothing to do with the bloodshed which engulfed the …

Clinton email reveals Google working in 2012 on a tool to support Syrian uprising

One of the more amazing revelations in the 30,000 Hillary Clinton emails posted on Wikileaks last week was that Google was in 2012 working on a tool to support the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>The <i>Washington Examiner</i> highlights an email originally sent by Google Idea‘s Jared Cohen …

This gadget will solve your battery problems forever

Tired of your phone running out of battery? This hybrid solar charger and battery pack will help you ensure that never happens again.

Android Phones

“Nature can surprise us”: There’s a new species of bacteria that eats plastic

There’s an estimated 311 million tons of plastic (pdf) produced every year across the world. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, it’s probably in our food, and will likely leave its mark long after we’re gone.<p>Polyethylene terephthalate (known as PET), which is used for …

World Economic Forum

Earth's Earliest Ages and Their Connection with Modern Spiritualism and Theosophy

Shared via Kindle. Description: "The influences of the Spirit of God are even now in process of withdrawal, as He prepares for that departure from …

Scientists Witness Eye-Opening Effects Of ‘QI Energy’ On Plant DNA & Cellular Growth

Why does the title of this article emphasize that ‘truly impossible’ results were witnessed? Because providing an explanation for what happened here …