Sebastian Medina

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France doesn't know who's flying drones over its nuclear power plants

Seven stations buzzed by UAV in two weeks<p>The French government is investigating a series of unidentified drone flights recently conducted over state-owned nuclear power plants. Unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted over seven different nuclear power plants around the country in a two-week period …

Lenovo's new 13-inch 'Yoga' tablet is as big as its Windows Ultrabooks

Lenovo seems to be coming full circle. After knocking our socks off with the original Yoga, a 13-inch Ultrabook whose screen could fold all the way back, the company followed up with a spinoff product called the Yoga Tablet. Today, the lineup includes both Android and Windows tablets, mostly in the …

Orbital Sciences had a plan to retire rocket engines before explosion

Even before this week's fiery explosion of an unmanned rocket bound for the space station, executives at Orbital Sciences Corp. had been working on a plan to retire the problem-plagued engines that powered it.<p>The explosion Tuesday evening, just seconds after liftoff, marked the first time a …

Space Exploration

Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security.<p>On the western Antarctic Peninsula, climate change is wreaking havoc on stocks of krill, tiny crustaceans that penguins eat. Adelie penguins are in decline in the region because they have not changed …

Climate

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Trailer 1 (With Bonus Scene)

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as they battle to …

Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled

Creators say AeroMobil’s Flying Roadster 3.0 could become regular mode of transport for commuters<p>With its sportscar cockpit and dragonfly wings that fold in neatly behind the cabin, it looks like something straight out of the Batcave or Q’s secret laboratory. But the creators of AeroMobil’s Flying …

6 Things That Can Make All the Difference in Your Next Job Interview

First impressions matter even more than you think. They’re the most important part of any job interview. And once they’re set, they are very hard to …

Employment

This Thursday, See A Partial Solar Eclipse At Sunset

If you're in Northern Canada, you'll get the best view.<p>This Thursday afternoon, most of North America will be treated to a partial solar eclipse. If the weather holds, the most dramatic presentation of the eclipse can be seen near Prince of Wales Island in Canada’s Nunavut territory, where 81 …

A $10,000 Kickstarter may help create a deep-space VR Left 4 Dead-inspired space dogfighting sim (really!)

<i>Darkfield</i> wants to be the <i>Left 4 Dead</i> of action-oriented virtual reality space dogfighting sims, which is one of those pitches that more closely resembles a series of nesting dolls, with the game they want to make positioned as the smallest doll inside the very large business of indie games.<p>"To be …

Why would a Russian submarine enter Swedish waters?

If a Russian submarine really has been stranded off the coast of Sweden, it raises the question - what could it have been getting up to? Roland Oliphant explains<p>If the Swedish navy’s <b>hunt for a missing “Russian submarine”</b> sounds like a throw-back to the Cold War, it is no coincidence.<p>Diplomats in …

Russia

Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' Performed Onstage With Robots

<i>Editor's Note: A new twist on Kafka's The Metamorphosis, reviews are in for new video game that revisits a couple old movies, and more in today's</i> …

Occupy Kiev

Project info<p>The suspension of the Partnership Agreement between Ukraine and the EU was met by demonstrations calling the decision a return to the Russian fold. The conflicts quickly turned bloody and there is no clear end in sight. While the ruling party and opposition have been unable to come to …

Kiev

What is a hurricane?

Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are powerful tropical storms that cause billions of pounds of damage every year and kill hundreds. Here we look at what they are<p>The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are due to hit Britain this week, while Tropical Cyclone Ana narrowly missed Hawaii last weekend. In …

Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time

Here on Earth, it's rather difficult to replicate curved space-time -- to get that kind of effect in nature, you'd have to get uncomfortably close to black holes and other distant space objects. However, researcher Nikodem Szpak may have found a way to simulate that bend without facing oblivion. …