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What To Wear When You're On The Run From The NSA

Fashion for the stealthy<p>In the documentary film "Citizenfour" by Laura Poitras, it’s revealed that Edward Snowden’s longtime girlfriend Lindsay Mills also left the United States and joined Snowden in Russia. Cheekily, <i>Vogue</i> suggests a trio of outfits for Mills, to match both the climate and the need …

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Swiss startup creates a wearable chair so you can rest anywhere

Most of the wearable gadgets getting people hot and bothered either strap onto your face or your wrist, but Swiss startup noonee has cooked up a little something that straps to your legs instead. Well, fine, maybe it's not exactly <i>little</i>: in a bid to keep factory line workers more alert and more …

How to spot birds, planes, and maybe even a superhero with your iPhone

Sometimes we get so caught up in connecting to each other on various social networks, we often forget that we are surrounded by an entire universe of …

Hacking Team is spreading government malware through YouTube and Microsoft Live

You don't have to click on a sketchy link to end up downloading malware. A new report from Citizen Lab's Morgan Marquis-Boire shows how companies can spread targeted malware by intercepting web traffic en route, sending malicious traffic from an otherwise friendly link. A company called Hacking …

New “TCP Stealth” tool aims to help sysadmins block spies from exploiting their systems

System administrators who aren’t down with spies commandeering their servers might want to pay attention to this one: A Friday article in German …

A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

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Создана синтетическая молекула, способная разрушить раковые клетки | hi-news.ru

Группа международных исследователей из Великобритании, Техаса и Южной Кореи университета Саутгемптона разработала молекулы, которые способны остановить развитие раковых клеток, просто перенося ионы натрия и хлора в них. Синтетические молекулы были созданы и раньше, но это первый раз, когда приток …

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16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

Reduced sea ice allowed the buildup of huge waves in the Beaufort Sea.<p>Sixteen-foot waves are buffeting an area of the Arctic Ocean that until recently was permanently covered in sea ice—another sign of a warming climate, scientists say.<p>Because wave action breaks up sea ice, allowing more sunlight …

2 New Holes Mysteriously Appear in Siberia

Two new mysterious holes have appeared in the Siberian permafrost, the Siberian <i>Times</i> reports—just two weeks after the first crater appeared in the …

This New Design For Airplane Seating Will Make Flights Much More Enjoyable

Priestmangoode, the design firm responsible for rebranding Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, has created a new cabin design — called "E2" — for Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, according to Fast Company.<p>Airlines such as JetBlue, US Airways, and Virgin Australia use Embraer jets for some of …

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What sleeping brains can tell us about schizophrenia

The human brain operates much the same whether active or at rest. And scientists say studying resting brains could make it easier to identify the …

Geologic map of planet Mars

USGS released this cool geologic map of Mars this week, which was prepared for NASA. What to see first? Notice impact craters, in yellow.<p>USGS …

The world's largest plant collection online

The Herbarium at Wisley is a treasure trove of plant information and carefully pressed specimens - but few people know about it. That's all about to change<p>The RHS, buoyed by an all-time high membership of over 422,000 and the sale of the lease of the Lawrence Hall in Westminster, is set to invest …

New Material, Darker Than Black, Could Help Space Cameras See Better

Super-dark coatings help calibrate sensitive cameras and absorb unwanted light.<p>The latest super-dark material absorbs so much light, you can't tell when it's been crumpled or folded.<p>"You expect to see the hills and all you can see … it's like black, like a hole, like there's nothing there. It just …

Our friends tend to be genetically similar to us, says study

Are your friends like family? Maybe more than you know. Friends who aren’t biologically related may still resemble each other genetically.<p>If you …

"Shields Up!" How Microvilli Act As A Barrier Against Attack

What would a science fiction universe be like without those shields? The use of electrostatic energy to protect a person or spacecraft is a necessity to fend off an enemy attack. Depending on the source, these barriers can neutralize, deflect and even repel whatever weapon might be used and give …

Biology

In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction

LONDON (Reuters) - Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn’t necessarily mean porn is addictive.<p>Porn actresses line-up at the opening of the "Venus" erotic fair in Berlin October …

Captain Ahab's Revenge: Brewing Beer From An Ancient Whale Bone

What happens when an amateur paleontologist with a love for beer teams up with a microbiologist? Bone beer, or beer made from yeast scraped from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil, to be precise.<p>The new brew, dubbed Bone Dusters Paleo Ale, is a concoction created by amateur fossil hunter Jason …

Giant sea scorpion was likely a lame predator

A modern-day eye exam calls into question what scientists have long assumed about the extinct giant pterygotid eurypterid, the largest arthropod that …

To change attitudes, don't argue — agree, extremely

What if the best way to change minds isn't to tell people why they're wrong, but to tell them why they're right? Scientists tried this recently and discovered that agreeing with people can be a surprisingly powerful way to shake up strongly held beliefs.<p>Researchers found that showing people extreme …

That's no bird: This 'four-winged' dinosaur looked like an airplane

A remarkable new fossil of the largest "four-winged" flying dinosaur with dramatic long feathers reveals a design more like a plane than a bird, a team of scientists says.<p>Most "four-winged" flying dinosaurs, like the <i>Microraptor</i>, were relatively light. But the new fossil, named <i>Changyuraptor yangi</i>, …

Scientist develop 'mutant worm' which could help you stay sober

The 'James Bond' style drug could allow one spy to drink another under the table whilst maintaining a clear head<p>A 'James Bond'-style drug which would allow a spy to drink somebody under the table and not get drunk himself could be developed in the future - after scientists developed a "mutant worm" …

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

US military wants to make a portable, bullet-resistant wall that fits in a can

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has envisioned some peculiar and diverse projects over the years, from molten metal-filled missiles, all the way to submarines that can fly. Then there's this new project that aims to create a portable cylinder that can blow up into a nearly …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Superconducting secrets solved after 30 years

(Phys.org) —A breakthrough has been made in identifying the origin of superconductivity in high-temperature superconductors, which has puzzled …