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Breakthrough fibre optic technology can transfer the entire internet in a single glass strand

A new type of fibre optic cable developed by researchers in the US and Netherlands has smashed data transfer records, managing to squeeze 255 …

The 6 Futuristic Inventions in This Electrolux Design Contest Will Blow Your Mind

A few weeks ago, we were super excited to hear news of a real working hoverboard. And now that we've tackled Back to the Future, Electrolux has its …

It's Time to Discuss The End of The Oil Export Ban, A New Beginning Could Be Nigh

A couple of weeks ago I explained why I think falling oil prices are a good thing. It is an argument contrary to some who argue lower oil prices mean the end of the world. Yes, I will concede lower prices are hard on the pockets of oil companies but Come On Man!, Marathon Oil just reported Q3 …

To end terrorism by Muslims, end wars on Muslims: Siddiqui | The Star

Laura Bush was all for saving Afghan women and children from the evil Taliban. So were some feminists, becoming unwitting enablers of America’s long …

A solution to Syria crisis? @joshua_landis outlines a possibility. Watch interview Sunday at 10 am + 1 pm ET on CNN. http://t.co/DWocb13cJE

Isis 'price-list' for captured Yazidi girls being sold as slaves dismissed as fake propaganda

A document purporting to show the prices placed on the heads of captured Yazidi and Christian girls being sold at a slave market by Isis has been …

How the U.S. and five ‘terrorist groups’ are on the same side in war against the Islamic State

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Among the many complexities raised by the ongoing bloodshed in Iraq and Syria are the winding, shifting battle lines of the conflict, which has pitted a host of governments and ethnic and sectarian factions against each other. The jihadists of the Islamic State control a …

Scientists develop a brain decoder that can hear your inner thoughts

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have invented a brain decoder device that’s able to work out what you’re thinking based on …

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits | World Resources Institute

<i>A new WRI study finds that there are many “win-win” opportunities for the United States to reduce emissions and save money for consumers and</i> …

China's New Laser Zaps Drones

A group of Chinese companies has developed a powerful anti-drone laser for use in urban areas. The consortium is lead by the China Academy of Engineering Physics and collaborators like China Jiuyuan Hi-Tech Equipment Corporation. In the next few years, mini-UAVs like quadcopters and hand launched …

Military

More Guns Plus Less War Equals Real Security

Written by Ron Paul<p>Sunday November 2, 2014<p>Last week’s tragic shootings in Canada and Washington state are certain to lead to new calls for gun …

The bank that Vince built finally opens its doors

As Vince Cable took to the stage, the rumours were of an announcement that would change the face of British banking. The business secretary did not …

Vince Cable

Met Police snooping on tens of thousands with secret technology – report

Metropolitan Police uses secret surveillance technology to follow suspects and gather data from their mobile phones, The Times reports. The gathering is done to all active mobiles within a certain range – including those belonging to innocent people.<p>The technology, called an IMSI catcher, also …

Anti-terror laws undermine democracy

All this can create doubt in the mind of a journalist about whether they can publish a story. They may decide not to do so on the basis that it is …

Surveillance

From Pol Pot to ISIS: "Anything that flies on everything that moves"

<i>by John Pilger</i><p>—<p>In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that …

Middle East

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashes: 1 Dead, 1 Injured

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane broke up and crashed during a test flight on Friday, killing one crew member and seriously injuring another, authorities said.<p>The catastrophic breakup came after the plane dropped away from its WhiteKnightTwo carrier airplane and fired up its hybrid …

Space Travel

A quantum leap in nanoparticle efficiency

New research has unlocked the secrets of efficiency in nanomaterials, that is, materials with very tiny particles, which will improve the future …

Space travel is dangerous. There will be no tourists.

On September 17, 1908, Army Lt. Thomas Selfridge made the fateful decision to get into an airplane with Orville Wright. It made sense for him to go: …

Community Discussion: Is nuclear power green?

<b>Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant (Tennessee Valley Authority via Flickr)</b><p>Nuclear power is on the rise again. Should we embrace it?<p>Salon Staff<p>October 31, 2014 5:40pm (UTC)<p>Nuclear power was on the defensive long before the Fukushima Daiichi disaster threatened to bury it forever. But there are signs that …

We May Be Living in the Matrix, Says Engineer

Jim Elvidge (Courtesy of Jim Elvidge)<p>Our world isn’t necessarily a computer program designed by parasitic futuristic robots like in the movie “The …

The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World

A few months ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the …

Elon Musk and Other Visionaries Are Worried About the Future of AI

Will artificial intelligence wipe out humanity, or help us live forever?<p><i>(Photo Credit: Pascal Cyborg/Progress/Flickr)</i><p><b>Elon Musk has joined everyone</b> from the Unabomber to James Cameron (sometimes) to grandfathers worldwide in their fear of future technology. The difference is that Ted Kaczynski is a …

Singularity

Scientists Are Bashing Lockheed Martin's Nuclear Fusion 'Breakthrough'

Researchers at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Skunk Works, announced on Wednesday their ongoing work on a new technology that could bring about functional nuclear reactors powered by fusion in the next 10 years.<p>But most scientists and science communicators we talked to are skeptical of the claim.<p>"The …

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FBI director continues push against Apple & Google on smartphone encryption (Video)

FBI Director James Comey isn’t backing down from his position that Apple and Google are wrong to encrypt customer smartphone data preventing law enforcement agencies the possibility of access if requested. After last month sharing that the FBI was in talks with the two companies to discuss concerns …

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Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

MIT Students Claim Astronauts Will Starve On 'Mars One' Mission

But CEO Bas Lansdorp says the study used bad data.<p>PhD students at MIT published a study this week that seems to debunk Mars One's plan to land humans on Mars by 2025 using existing technology. They say that without dramatic improvements in equipment life, the space colonists, who would have no way …

Mars

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