Clifford H Cohen

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Paris Museum of Man evolves to live again after six-year closure

The future had looked bleak after Jacques Chirac took half of the museum’s collection for his own grand legacy project<p>For years they’ve lain in dim corridors gathering dust, only rarely making forays into the wider world. They are some of the world’s most fascinating discoveries, which help tell …

Prehistory

Turn a Raspberry Pi 2 Into a Cheap, DIY SteamBox for In-Home Streaming

The new Raspberry Pi 2 has a lot of potential, but with a little elbow grease, you can roll it into a DIY "Steam Box" capable of streaming your games …

Astronauts Bid A Fond Farewell to Leonard Nimoy, Noting the Profound Effect That Mr. Spock Made on Their Lives

NASA astronaut Colonel Mike Fincke and ESA European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano bid a touching farewell to actor Leonard Nimoy, each noting …

How (and Why) to Ditch Dropbox and Sync Files with BitTorrent Sync

Dropbox (and similar cloud services) are awesome, but they don't give you that much control, security, or privacy over your files. If you want to …

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

Google Drive

The Operating Systems Updated for the Raspberry Pi 2 (So Far)

The Raspberry Pi 2 was released yesterday and it comes packed with a new SoC that requires a little tweaking to get operating systems to work with …

How to Easily Switch to Smart Home Lighting

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Feds: Treasure hunter eluded police with cash, tradecraft

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins eluded …

Crime

WTF! It Should Not Be Illegal to Hack Your Own Car's Computer

I spent last weekend elbow-deep in engine grease, hands tangled in the steel guts of my wife’s Mazda 3. It’s a good little car, but lately its …

Open Source Software

Women to participate for first time in Army Ranger course

About 60 women will be allowed to take the next Army Ranger course assessment, giving female soldiers their first opportunity in the all-male area of special operations forces — even though they will not become members of the regiment and will not serve as Rangers in combat.<p>Under current, still …

Map some noise: how your smartphone can help tackle city sound pollution

The NoiseTube app uses the GPS and microphone in your smartphone to gather data and create collaborative noise maps which can be far more detailed than official versions<p>Noise pollution in cities is causing our health to suffer: according to the World Health Organisation, one in five Europeans is …

What "Star Wars" laser bolts would actually look like

It's no secret that <i>Star Wars</i> is full of scenes that defy the laws of physics. From space battles inspired by WW I and II dogfights to beams of light …

The Internet of Things Chip Gets a New Spectrum

Last year we learned about Weightless, an Internet of Things chip that solves all the problems of current wireless solutions. It’s low power and has …

NYCC: 12 Monkeys Footage Displays How Time Travel Works in the Series

The creators of SyFy's new series discussed what fans can expect from the series<p>The creators of Syfy's new series 12 Monkeys came to New York Comic …