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Sink and Swim: Stinger The Swimming Robot Keeps Nuclear Reactors Healthy

Nothing says summertime in Georgia like a dip in the old swimming hole. But near the town of Baxley, there’s one pool that’s not open to the public: …

The Newly Proposed High Definition Space Telescope Makes Hubble Look Like a Toy

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which will be “in many ways a hundred times” more capable than Hubble, isn’t launching until 2018, but already …

Universe

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U.S. Stocks Close Slightly Lower

Jobs report provides evidence that economy is lifting out of first-quarter slump<p>Stocks fell as a strong May jobs report cemented expectations that the Federal Reserve will begin raising borrowing costs this fall. Stocks capped a volatile few days that left major benchmarks slightly lower for the …

NSA loses power to collect phone records as parts of Patriot Act expire

Senate fails to meet midnight deadline after opposition by libertarian senator Rand Paul<p>The NSA has temporarily lost its power to collect the phone records of millions of Americans after the US Senate failed to meet a midnight deadline for re-authorising the surveillance programme.<p>A deadlock …

Iraqis bombard ISIS-held Falluja, stirring memories of battles past

<b>(CNN) —</b> The black flag of ISIS has flown for more than a year in Falluja, an Iraqi city that has repeatedly served as a stronghold for insurgents over the years.<p>At least three offensives -- two of the ugliest battles for U.S. troops during the Iraq War, and an Iraqi offensive last year -- appear to …

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

Cold War

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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