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Get a Super-Sized Ethical Hacking bundle for just $21.50!

Hackers pose a serious threat, not only to individuals but also to large corporations. There are vast security structures in place to keep hackers …

Bizarre wearable wants to shock you awake so you don’t fall asleep at the wheel

Forget guzzling down energy drinks and coffee to stay awake while driving, a new bracelet has been designed to nudge you awake at the wheel. And by …

wearable

Here's What Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Means for Your Industry

Every organism eventually dies. In the long term, it is only ecosystems that survive<p>In the 1970s, Route 128 outside Boston was considered to be the center of the tech world. Companies like Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Data General and others disrupted the market for mainframes with new …

Innovation

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

BMW electric-car lawsuit, Tesla Model 3 deposits, RIP Cadillac ELR: The Week in Reverse

<i>Which long-challenged luxury electric car was finally, quietly euthanized by its maker?</i><p><i>And, what kind of new vehicle has inventor Nikola Tesla given</i> …

Michelle Obama Announced New FDA Nutrition Labels

__ Serving sizes have been updated based on how much people actually eat__—and it looks like we're eating more than we used to, at least of the not-great stuff. A pint of ice cream has three servings now instead of four, and a 12-ounce bottle of soda is listed as one serving—as is a 20 ounce …

Why 2020 Is Shaping Up To Be A Pivotal Year

In <i>The Dynamo and the Computer</i>, economist Paul David explains that although electricity became widely available in the late 19th century, its major effects weren’t seen until 30 years later. More recently, Robert Gordon’s new book, The <i>Rise and Fall of American Growth</i> showed that by the 1940’s the …

Moore's Law

These States Don't Want You to Get Solar Power

High legal barriers in 10 states make it especially difficult to put solar panels on rooftops.<p>A lot has been said already about the success of the states that are leading the adoption of solar energy. There’s plenty to celebrate, as solar installations smash records and as the industry grows 12 …

NYPD tracked citizens’ cellphones 1,000 times since 2008 without warrants

According to records obtained by New York Civil Liberties Union, NYPD tracks cellphones using ‘stingrays’, which have no guiding policy within department<p>New York City police have tracked citizens’ cellphones over 1,000 times since 2008 without using warrants, according to public records obtained by …

The government seems intent on ending the solar power industry. It’s madness | Howard Johns

My company was left untenable by cuts to subsidies, so I had to close it. The ‘greenest government ever’ needs to act fast before it destroys the sector<p>It was with great sadness last week that I announced the closure of Southern Solar – a firm I set up in 2002, which I grew for the first 10 years, …

Renewable Energy

WATCH 14 minutes of unseen Monty Python And The Holy Grail animation

<b>Monty Python And The Holy Grail turns 40 this month and to celebrate, the brand new blu-ray release features never-before-seen animation by Terry</b> …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Panasonic develops most efficient solar panel ever with 22.5% sunlight conversion

We’ve reported a lot this year on the ever-dropping price of solar power technology, but the other incredibly cool thing happening is the steady …

Clean Energy

Fixed, The App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets, Gets Blocked In San Francisco, Oakland & L.A.

Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets and other traffic citations on users’ behalf, has had its parking ticket operations blocked in three of its top cities, San Francisco, Oakland and L.A. after the cities increased the measures they were taking to block Fixed from accessing their …

San Francisco

Elephant genes hold clues for fight against cancer, scientists say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Elephants are giant, cancer-battling super creatures that destroy damaged cells long before they become cancerous, scientists say.<p>In a study released this week, scientists said elephant genes may provide a crucial clue in the fight against human cancer.<p>The mammoth mammals rarely get cancer, …

Cancer

PolyEyes 2.0 Can Turn Normal Human Vision Into That Of Clumsy Chameleons

Look like a cyberpunk hammerhead, but see like a panoramic camera.<p>Chameleons have it all. Giant fast-firing tongues, color changing skin, arms great for grasping at sticks, and eyeballs that can move independently to capture a huge view of the world around them. Bringing humans closer to …

9 Simple Ways To Stay Calm In Highly Charged Situations

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Self-help

Ogle This 3D-Printed Outfit At Your Own Risk

Behnaz Farahi's 'Caress of the Gaze' knows exactly where your eyes are.<p>If always knowing when somebody was staring at you was a super power, Behnaz Farahi's new project, <i>Caress of the Gaze</i> would qualify as a bona fide super suit. The architect and interaction designer married a camera, a facial …

Tesla's Powerwall home battery is coming to Australia in 2015

The Powerwall, a rechargeable lithium ion home battery from the makers of the Tesla Model S car, will be on sale in Australia by the end of the …

Tesla