Ali Mones

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Drone-Proofing The Boston Marathon

Detectors and net guns protected against a threat that never materialized<p>To protect this year's Boston Marathon runners and spectators from drone-borne threats, a Washington, D.C.-based company patrolled the event with drone-detecting sensors and net guns.<p>Boston Police Commissioner William Evans …

Israel Deported Them. Then ISIS Cut Off Their Heads.

Three of the Ethiopian Christians beheaded by ISIS were living in Israel—until the government got them to leave.<p>JERUSALEM—In a scene that’s become …

'Bloodborne' Has One Last Mystery That No One Can Solve

In this relatively bleak spring games landscape, post-Evolve and pre-Witcher 3, Bloodborne remains a subject of fascination for many players. For those playing in smaller chunks, the game can take weeks to get through, and that’s only the first playthrough, depending on your skill and …

I'm learning how to code and now I feel like I could do anything

<i>This is the first in an on-going series about my experience learning to code, what I'm learning, why it's important, and how I plan to utilize these new found skills.</i><p>The rules were simple (put blocks together so they stuck), and the problems obvious (make a spaceship that has a super ion canon with …

Millions Of Chickens To Be Killed As Bird Flu Outbreak Puzzles Industry

Bird flu has been striking chicken and turkey farms in parts of the West and Midwest. This past week, it hit a flock of millions egg-laying chickens in northeastern Iowa. <b>Update 4/22/2015:</b> The USDA now says that around 3 million birds were affected in the Iowa facility — down from a previous …

Astronomers build Earth-sized telescope to see Milky Way black hole

With its unprecedented resolution the EHT should be the first to see swirling gas on its final plunge over the event horizon into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole<p>An Earth-sized telescope will allow astronomers to glimpse the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.<p>Scientists across the …

All-New X-Men brings one of the original X-Men out of the closet

This week's <i>All-New X-Men</i> #40, which concerns the adventures of the original, teenage X-Men after they were torn out of their own time and brought to the modern Marvel continuity, will reveal that Bobby Drake, known as Iceman since his 1963 debut, is gay. At least, it will reveal it for one of the …

The Biggest Thing? Supervoid Spans a Billion Light-Years

Astonomers may have found "the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity," and it's ... nothing. Istvan Szapudi at the University of Hawaii and colleagues around the world have ventured a theory to explain a cosmic anomaly: A "cold spot" in heat maps of cosmic microwave background …

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Talks About Not Getting “Swallowed By The Borg” At StartX

In his first speaking engagement ever, at tonight’s StartX event, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton talked about the company’s big “F” word (focus), how people in the U.S. just didn’t get the service when it first launched five years ago, and, of course, its record-setting acquisition by Facebook …