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Vitalik’s new Consensus Algorithm to make 51% attack obsolete, requires 99% nodes for attack

In a highly complex paper, Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new kind of consensus algorithm which requires just 1% of nodes to be …

Blockchain

Hike This Active Volcano Before Dawn to See Its Electric Blue Flames Light up the Sky

There’s beauty and madness in hiking in the dark: beauty because you are free from seeing, literally, the difficulty ahead — and madness because you …

Hiking

We Drew Blood To Prove The Strength Of Montblanc’s New Smart Watch

Watchmakers who want to establish themselves in the adventure category usually take one of two routes.Hit up an influencer in activewear for some …

Mont Blanc

When Would Russia's Cyber Warfare Morph Into Real Warfare? Refer To The Tallinn Manual

Like a hippo being nibbled to death by a thousand piranha, the United States is an old cyber behemoth bleeding from the savvy carnivores of the digital age. Our regulations are not current, our defenses are not adequate and our people’s understanding is not sufficient. We are wide open to attack.<p>It …

Cybersecurity

Top 10 best Gorgeous Castles Around The World

A castle is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. It is distinct from a palace and …

Top 10

Homeland Security finds vulnerabilities on millions of U.S. cellphones

A research project funded by the Department of Homeland Security has discovered a “slew” of vulnerabilities in the mobile devices offered by the four main U.S. cell phone carriers.<p>These vulnerabilities reportedly leaves these devices open to possible attacks by hackers.<p>Unfortunately, it’s not yet …

Homeland Security

Why Germany’s army is in a bad state

DONALD TRUMP says it is “not fair” for Europe’s largest economy to spend proportionally so much less on defence than America does. Germany spends …

Armed Forces

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

BioLite FirePit Smokeless Fire Now Available From $199

Campers, adventurers and anyone else that enjoys an outdoor fire but would like less smoke, may be interested to know that the new BioLite FirePit …

Camping

Alien Mineral Discovered In Russian Meteorite That Crashed Down In Uakit

Subsequently named uakitite, the mineral doesn't exist anywhere else on Earth.<p>Scientists have announced the discovery of a never-before-seen mineral …

Earth Science

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

How To: Track Wi-Fi Devices & Connect to Them Using Probequest

Wi-Fi devices are continually emitting "probe frames," calling out for nearby Wi-Fi networks to connect to. Beyond being a privacy risk, probe frames …

Wi-Fi

Renault Sherpa Armoured Military Vehicle Serving NSG Spotted in Mumbai

Apart from NSG, CISF also uses the Renault Sherpa Light APC and has deployed one vehicle at the Delhi Airport.<p>Indian Security Forces, especially the …

National Security

Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota

Security researcher UpGuard Cyber Risk disclosed Friday that sensitive documents from more than 100 manufacturing companies, including GM, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Tesla, Toyota, ThyssenKrupp, and VW were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics.<p>The exposure via Level One …

Security

How To: Use MDK3 for Advanced Wi-Fi Jamming

You may have heard of a signal jammer before, usually referring to a device that blasts out a strong enough radio signal to drown out the reception …

Information Security

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led by a young, charismatic anarchist whom Wired once named one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.<p>Hyper-loquacious and media-savvy, Cody Wilson is fond of telling …

Gun Control

Travel for Two: The Caribbean for Couples

When contemplating the perfect romantic Caribbean island getaway, you’ll have to first figure out what you’re looking for in a romantic vacation. Do …

Prevent thieves from breaking into your house with this home camera

There’s something that every homeowner should have — the iPM World HD 360 Degree 1080p Wireless IP Camera. This encrypted camera is the best way to …

To Hackers, We’re Bambi in the Woods

If you’re worried about terrorism, here’s a bigger threat to lose sleep over: an all-out cyberattack.<p><i>Suddenly, the electricity goes out at the office. Cellphone networks and the internet have also gone black, along with subways and trains.</i><p><i>The roads are jammed because traffic lights aren’t working.</i> …

Cybersecurity

Locking Down Linux: Using Ubuntu as Your Primary OS, Part 1 (Physical Attack Defense)

Windows 10 and macOS have poor reputations when it comes to customer privacy and user policies. In addition, our steady flow of hacking Windows 10 …

Linux

How To: Use Beginner Python to Build a Brute-Force Tool for SHA-1 Hashes

Developers creating login systems know better than to store passwords in plain text, usually storing hashes of a password to prevent storing the …

Munich Named The Most Livable City In The World

Monocle, the urbane lifestyle magazine founded in 2007, has named Munich, Germany the most livable city in the world in 2018. In this twelfth edition of its Quality of Life Survey, Monocle scoured the globe for cities, big and small, that combine healthy work-life balances with happy residents and …

Northern Europe

This Florida city was just named “Most Excellent City in the World” over Reykjavik

Iceland is at the tip of every traveler’s tongue and is frequently thought to be the number-one destination worth flying to. But, it turns out that …

For Less Than $11,000, You Can Buy the Ultimate Dad Car

In car-loving culture, I’ve witnessed an interesting tendency to reject the SUV and crossover as the de facto modern dad cars, replacing them instead …

You Could Buy This Surprisingly Cheap California Ghost Town and Never Deal With Other Humans Again

If you've ever dreamed of owning an entire town (and a historic one, at that), you can now do it for less than the price of a single home in San …

Having tonsils out 'triples' risk of asthma, according to major study

Having tonsils removed more than triples the risk of developing asthma in later life, a new study suggests. The first long-term investigation into consequences of the common childhood procedure also found increased risk of influenza, pneumonia as well as chronic bronchitis and emphysema.<p>As many as …

Here's the tiny drone the US Army just purchased for soldiers

The US Army is getting tiny personal surveillance drones as part of a $2.6 million contract with Flir, a thermal imaging and technology company.<p>The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System is the world's smallest combat-proven nano-drone, according to the company. The US Army has ordered the …

Iceland: Top Do's And Don'ts According To Locals

If you have travel plans to visit Iceland, you may be interested in learning more about the culture. Several Icelandic natives and locals have offered to share their perspectives on what they think travelers should know about before visiting – including tips on what to do and not to do.<p>Knowing what …