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Rapper Who Is Very Concerned With Password Security

Why video games are so expensive to develop

Who's monitoring the dark web?

Cyber crime expert Brian Krebs noticed an underground shop's credit card dump online before Home Depot was aware of being hacked.

Welcome to the Age of Hacks

Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics.<p>Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think.<p>Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case. Hackers target them for nude photos, because their private lives are prized treasure for creeps.<p>For …

You can steal data from a computer by touching it

Normally, breaking a PC's security involves either finding security exploits or launching brute force attacks, neither of which is necessarily quick or easy. However, a team at Tel Aviv University has come up with a potentially much simpler way to swipe data from a computer: touch it. If you make …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

The New Rules of Relationships

In pursuit of parenting perfection, are adults emotionally stunting children?<p>How to choke on an amuse-bouche and other funny stuff<p>Director Michael Z …

Should We Return The Nutrients In Our Pee Back To The Farm?

Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible?<p>A small group of environmentalists in Vermont isn't as squeamish. Instead of flushing their pee down the drain, they're collecting it with special toilets that separate No. 1 and No. 2.<p>Then they're …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

Exclusive "Weird Al" Yankovic Music Video: FOIL (Parody of "Royals" by Lorde)

The App I Used to Break Into My Neighbor’s Home

When I broke into my neighbor’s home earlier this week, I didn’t use any cat burglar skills. I don’t know how to pick locks. I’m not even sure how to …

New stem cell operation could revolutionise treatment of knee injuries

Surgeons have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis and extend sporting careers.<p>The procedure, which is being trialled at Southampton general hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient's own hip, and surgical …

The Difference Between Love and Lust

Researchers from the University of Chicago, taking a break from doing things like finding a cure for cancer or chronic chapped lips, decided to study the difference between love and lust. They found out incredible things, like where on your body your date looks at you could indicate whether he is …

Relationships

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.<p>Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and …

Your cellphone is killing you: What people don’t want you to know about electromagnetic fields

The industry doesn’t want to admit it, but the science is becoming clearer: Sustained EMF exposure is dangerous<p>You may not realize it, but you are participating in an unauthorized experiment—“the largest biological experiment ever,” in the words of Swedish neuro-oncologist Leif Salford. For the …

Would You Have a Threesome with Two Opposite-Sex Partners?

Alternative sexual lifestyles are becoming ever more visible. Chris Ryan’s bestseller <i>Sex at Dawn</i> argues that humans are not monogamous by nature. …

Grammar hardwired into our brains

Bianca Nogrady<p>Related Stories<p>Singing helps you learn a new language, Science Online, 21 Aug 2013<br>• Sum of bilingual baby's ability equal to others, …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

Air Hockey Robot Project (a 3D printer hack) by JJROBOTS

3D Printing

Singularity: The robots are coming to steal our jobs

<b>If you worry that the robots are coming, don't, because they are already here.</b><p>Artificial intelligence agents are already involved in every aspect of our lives - they keep our inboxes free of spam, they help us make our web transactions, they fly our planes and if Google gets its way will also soon …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Medical journal: 'Case closed' against vitamin pills

Vitamin industry and some researchers disagree that 'enough is enough' when it comes to supplement studies.<p>The latest studies on vitamins have some medical experts saying "case closed" — it's time for most consumers to stop wasting money on multivitamins and other supplements, because they have no …

Kidney grown from stem cells by Australian scientists

Australian scientists grow world's first kidney from stem cells in a breakthrough that could alleviate the demand for organ transplants<p>Scientists in <b>Australia</b> have grown the world's first kidney from stem cells – a tiny organ which could eventually help to reduce the wait for transplants.<p>The …

Teen Texting: The Ruin of Romance

As the mother of two teenage girls, my cellular fears had been pretty much relegated to the panic over the dreaded texting while driving issue or that one day, one of the girls might think it a good idea to text naked photos of herself to a current crush. But that was about it. Never did it cross …

You're now free to iMessage about the cabin

Southwest Airlines says anyone with iOS 5 or later can use Apple's iMessage from gate to gate for $2. Android devices will be added next year.<p>Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that it will begin offering passengers with iOS devices the ability to use iMessage, Apple's proprietary messaging system, …

Google Brings Chrome Apps For Mac Out Of Beta, Offers Web Software That Works Offline

Google has brought its Chrome Apps to the Mac, letting users install apps to their desktop for use just like native software. There’s a Chrome App Launcher for Mac, too, which resides in your dock and provides centralized access to all those Chrome apps in the same place.<p>The apps available work …