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What’s The Worst Possible Password?

Short answer: Password1 is pretty bad<p>Last fall, hackers leaked 10 million email passwords on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Bogdan Calin, the chief technology officer for Web security firm Acunetix, sifted through the data and found almost 50,000 Gmail accounts with the same password: 123456. In fact, …

Developers plan interceptor drone to hunt and crash other drones

Rapere, designed to scan the sky for nearby drones and hover overhead to drop a tangle-line into their motors, will be aimed at people with privacy concerns<p>The skies may be increasingly busy with consumer drones in the coming years, but if one group of developers has its way, some of them will be …

Thousands march on Dublin's streets to protest new water charges

Thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin Wednesday to protest a controversial new water charge that has divided opinion in …

How to get the most out of a Raspberry Pi? Your tech questions answered

From robotics kits and ultrasound sensors to Arduino-based accessories and Lego Mindstorms<p><b>Q I’ve bought my 10-year-old an iPad for Christmas. How do it set it up to stop him stumbling on “adult” content and running up massive data or AppStore bills?</b> Nigel, via email<p>A The iPad is a great device for …

Faster than a speeding bullet? Meet the world's first 1,000 mph car

<b>(CNN) —</b> What has a jet engine, a rocket booster and travels on a set of aluminum wheels? It's the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) and it has plans to hit the world land speed record at 1,000 mph.<p>Made of titanium, carbon fiber and, like superman, is designed to go faster than a speeding bullet, the …

Aunt May: The Movie -- The Craziest Spider-Man Movie Rumor Yet

Before she was an aunt… she was a May!<p>It’s been pretty clear since Amazing Spider-Man 2 came out that Sony has been struggling with what direction to …

I caught the thief who stole my iPhone

My iPhone 6 Plus got stolen at a bar. I got it back using Find My iPhone.<p>You often hear about phones getting stolen, but I never thought it would happen to me.<p>Earlier this year, my 5S was stolen because I placed it on a bench while I was skating. Stupid me, I know. This time, though, in my second …

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Destiny: All Gold Loot Chest Locations - IGN Strategize - IGN Video

We show you where you can find every single gold loot chest located throughout the world of Destiny.

Newswire: New study says more adult women play video games than teenage boys

In news that will definitely be well-received by the corners of the Internet that are terrified of video games being taken over by man-hating …

Research

Yard Sale Jackpot

Found this epic gem at a yard sale! Just 10 bucks!<p>Looks good, but I hear something rattling inside...<p>It sounds like there's something in here. I …

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Can This Mineral Power The Planet?

It may soon be time to say "so long" to silicon solar panels.<p>Solar panels are cheaper than ever before, thanks to government subsidies and a flooded market. But they’re not yet affordable enough to eclipse traditional energy sources. Enter perovskites: crystalline minerals that may emerge as the …

Clean Energy

Japan ready to offer experimental Ebola drug abroad

Japanese government 'ready to respond to urgent cases' with experimental drug Avigan, as British Ebola patient arrives back in UK from Sierra Leone<p>Tokyo stands ready to offer an experimental drug developed by a Japanese company to help stem the global tide of the deadly Ebola virus, the top …