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Everything you know about police shootings is wrong

The woman with the advanced Harvard degree says, “Why did the cops shoot him so many times? Why not just wound him?”<p>The sophisticated lawyer, …

Global Smart Grid - Technocracy Endgame

by <b>Patrick Wood</b><p><b>Editor<br>June 23, 2011</b><p>“There is a new world wide web emerging right before our eyes. It is a global energy network and, like the internet, …

How to Defeat the Islamic State

We know how to crush international terrorism—we simply choose to forget what actually works<p>President Obama’s not-quite-a-war against the Islamic …

International media misreports Tel Aviv shooting

Some international media outlets on Wednesday continued to distort their coverage of the shooting attack in Tel Aviv in which four Israelis were …

The US Army Has Invented a Simple Way to Get Superhuman Hearing

Spider senses may as of yet remain fictional, but the U.S. military has apparently invented a form of super-hearing.<p>Newly developed TCAPS, the …

Nothing says you’re friends like returning old tanks: Russia & Israel in historic swap (VIDEO)

A tank which had been lost by Israel on a battlefield over 30 years ago was returned to the nation by Moscow on Wednesday. To refill the place of the …

The World Has Gotten More Peaceful, Except the Middle East | VICE News

Believe it or not, the world is more peaceful than it was last year — except for the Middle East, according to an annual index that measures violence and peace.<p>The 2016 Global Peace Index, released on Wednesday, says the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and elsewhere in the Middle East have …

CIA and Pentagon Bicker While Russia Wipes Out U.S.-Backed Rebels

American-armed rebels are in deep trouble in Aleppo. Washington’s response: Escalate the fight—between the U.S. military and intelligence communities.<p>…

Analysis: Israel's next war with Hezbollah will be swifter and decisive

Hezbollah has the capability to rain thousands of rockets and missiles on Israel in one day.<p>><br>• ><p>Recently, the entire 188th Brigade of the Armored Corps …

Putin names US as a threat to national security for the first time

The document, "About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation", was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year's Eve. It replaces a 2009 version, endorsed by then- President Dmitry Medvedev, the current prime minister, which mentioned neither the United States not NATO.<p>It says …

Russia

U.S. Nuclear Weapons Target List From The Cold War Declassified For The First Time

The <i>National Security Archive</i> has published what is said to be the most comprehensive and detailed list of nuclear weapons targets and applied weapons …

New Chrome experiment turns your phone into a Star Wars lightsaber

Google today launched a new Chrome experiment called “Lightsaber Escape” in partnership with Disney, LucasFilm, and Industrial Light & Magic. The Star Wars “interactive web experience” starts off in a Star Destroyer, where, Google says, “you’ll need to use your phone as a lightsaber to escape the …

Hidden World War II Battlefields Reveal Germans' Secret Tactics

Deep in the forests of northwestern Europe, the ghosts of battle from World War II remain. These landscapes preserve troves of bomb craters, trenches …

Photo of injured military dog with Purple Heart goes viral

A military K-9 injured in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan along with his military police officer partner now has a lot of support after a photo of the dog wearing a Purple Heart Medal in a hospital in Germany has gone viral, the Killeen Daily Herald reports.<p>Spc. Andrew Brown, 22, and his military …

Solarbotics Perpetual Motion Marble Kit

Almost perpetual motion... almost<p>For Ages 12 and Up<p>A perpetual motion-looking machine, which uses sunlight to power motors to move marbles<p>Easy to …

How to Get Started with DIY Electronics Projects

We feature a lot of different DIY electronics projects on Lifehacker, but the barrier for entry might seem high at a glance. However, it's not nearly …

Review: TarDisk Pear increases your MacBook’s storage in one-click with an SD card fusion drive

Adding extra storage to a MacBook using an SD card is easy, but it works like a thumb drive or external hard drive and not like your permanent, built-in storage. That means you’ll have to manually manage the storage, dragging files to and from the drive. But TarDisk Pear lets you add extra flash …

UK and Russia agree to 'work together' in fight against Isis

No 10 stresses David Cameron made clear to Vladimir Putin that UK opposes participation of Bashar al-Assad in any postwar regime<p>David Cameron and Vladimir Putin have agreed to work together in the fight against Islamic State (Isis), Downing Street has said.<p>The two men spoke by phone early on …

EO-2 – The Pilot Watch Powered By You

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2015-10-26<p>On October 20 2015, everyday object launched a kickstarter campaign for the EO-2, a self powered pilot …

Surprise: The Third Most Common Element In The Universe Isn't What You Think

One of the most remarkable facts of existence is that every material we’ve ever touched, seen, or interacted with is made up of the same two things: atomic nuclei, which are positively charged, and electrons, which are negatively charged. The way these atoms interact with each other — the ways they …

The U.K. Will Attack ISIS With a Missile the U.S. Could Only Dream Of

While American forces fire the trusty Hellfire, British jets are going to drop the precision Brimstone missile on ISIS forces in Syria. So why doesn't the U.S. have this missile?<p>While the British Parliament was debating this week whether to join in airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, one weapon was …

A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

The Brain

Scientists Unveil the World's First Cyborg Plant

The concept of “green energy” got a whole lot more literal this week, when scientists announced they’d successfully turned living roses into …

Biohackers push life to the limits with DIY biology

For the next generation of hackers, micro organisms have become the new hardware and DNA strands the new software<p>The petri dish spells it out in faint, dark letters: “Ceci n’est pas un E coli.” The play on the classic painting has a twist, though: while Magritte insisted his caption was accurate …

MIT scientists have charted a course for Mars that they say beats NASA's by a landslide

It's a very different plan than the NASA astronauts in the latest sci-fi action film "The Martian" take.<p>Moreover, it's not what the real NASA describes in their outline for human exploration of Mars, called the Mars Design Reference Architecture 5.0.<p>But the US space agency might want to reconsider …

Space Science

Dubai's firefighters get jetpacks to tackle highrise blazes

Applications to be firefighters in Dubai could be about to climb to new heights, as firefighters are being given actual, working jetpacks.<p>The city …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …