Scott Thompson

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Barbara Kay: This could destroy our civilization, but we don’t talk about it

Menace of war is the “hermit kingdom’s” stock in trade. For the first time, two weeks ago, North Korea threatened an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) …

North Korea

Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday.<p>The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee's health effects.<p>One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it the largest study …

Coffee

IDVector Pocket Online Privacy System (video)

Anyone searching for a portable and pocket sized online privacy system to keep them safe, may be interested in a new piece of hardware called the …

Spray-On Skin: 'Miracle' Stem Cell Treatment Heals Burns Without Scarring

Tech & Science Stem Cells<p>Pennsylvania state trooper Matt Uram was talking with his wife at a July Fourth party in 2009 when a misjudged spray of …

Intel's new 'Threat Landscape Dashboard' keeps you up to date on hip malware

Just like with fashion, music or slang, it’s hard for system administrators to keep up with what’s cool in malware land. The men and women who keep our networks safe have to deal with a never-ending flow of information about new vulnerabilities, exploit kits, and ransomware. It’s a tough job, …

Ransomware

TrackingPoint Takes Dead Aim At The Future Of Firearms Targeting

One cool but sunny afternoon in January, I drove an hour outside of Las Vegas to try out a magical new gun. The system was explained to me in detail, with the conclusion being that <i>anyone</i> could hit the bulls-eye. I was skeptical, but excited to try it out anyway.<p>I arrived at a massive shooting range …

How to Carve a Pumpkin Like a Pro

Marc Evan and Chris Soria of Brooklyn's Maniac Pumpkin Carvers teach us how to create a ghoulish masterpiece.<p><b>Surprising but also not surprising: There is a</b> company in America that carves pumpkins for money. But not happy-face jack-o'-lanterns. Marc Evan and Chris Soria of Brooklyn's Maniac Pumpkin …