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Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

What Caused the Mysterious Bronze Age Collapse?

The urge to find a single explanation as the cause for such calamitous events seems to come from a modern human need for an easy explanation as often …

Ancient History

Pirate Captain Kidd's 'treasure' found in Madagascar

<b>Underwater explorers in Madagascar say they have discovered treasure belonging to the notorious 17th-Century Scottish pirate William Kidd.</b><p>A 50kg (7st 9lb) silver bar was brought to shore on Thursday on the island of Sainte Marie, from what is thought to be the wreck of the Adventure Galley.<p>The bar …

Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together

Author: Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Oulette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.10.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Intriguing Clues About Ancient Egyptian Ethnicity

In 2014, Ridley Scott unveiled his Biblical epic <i>Exodus: Gods And Kings</i> and accidentally opened a very old can of worms in the process. The film …

Pompeii’s Villa of the Mysteries Restored

POMPEII, ITALY—Now that a two-year restoration project has been completed, the Villa of the Mysteries has reopened to visitors. The building’s …

How sexual freedom began to spread in the west, and how we moved away from a society that once executed adulterers and prostitutes:<p>Since the dawn of …

City living in Roman Britain meant longer lives but worse teeth

Rural living today may conjure up instant images of health and wholesomeness. But it wasn’t always that way – new evidence from hundreds of rural and …

Here's the futuristic piece of tech that NASA is betting all its Mars chips on

When you're planning a trip, one of the most important things to remember is factoring in the transportation cost. And that's especially true for space travel.<p>Traveling to Mars is going to be expensive, so NASA is betting on the future development of a more efficient and less costly type of …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …