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Top polluters to set own limits virtually penalty free, according to Direct Action policy paper

Australia's 140 top polluters will set their own limits for future pollution virtually penalty free, according to the Government's latest Direct …

Direct Action

Administration Declassifies Top-Secret Doc That Reveals Israel’s Nuclear Secrets

The Pentagon has declassified a document that was once labeled “top-secret,” which goes into sophisticated detail about Israel’s nuclear weapons …

Middle East

Apple will Use Multiple Screens to Provide Transparent Display in iPhone

A recent patent application of Apple hints to use multiple display screens for providing transparent display in iPhone.

I may not be wrong to …


A Team of Biohackers Has Figured Out How to Inject Your Eyeballs With Night Vision

In "people becoming superhuman" news, a small independent research group has figured out how to give humans night vision, allowing them to see over …

Night Vision

Mammoth step forward? Scientists splice Woolly DNA into elephant cells

No recreation of the Ice Age would be complete without large, shaggy woolly mammoths stomping across the frozen tundra. That is what George Church, a …


Breakthrough DNA Editor Borne of Bacteria

On a November evening last year, Jennifer Doudna put on a stylish black evening gown and headed to Hangar One, a building at NASA’s Ames Research …

Life Sciences

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane, Says Prosecutor

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after he was left alone in the cockpit, according to a French prosecutor.

The captain was intentionally locked outside minutes before the A320 crashed into an alpine mountain ridge, French Prosecutor Brice Robin …


Japan uses $1 billion climate change fund for coal plants in India, Bangladesh – The Korea Times

In this Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 photo, children play in front of chimneys standing at an under- construction coal-fired power plant, partially …

Climate Change

University of Phoenix has lost half its students

The University of Phoenix probably wishes the students were just cutting class. But many aren't even enrolled anymore.

Enrollment at America's largest for-profit university was about 460,000 students five years ago. Now it's 213,000.

The University of Phoenix's parent company, Apollo Education Group, …

College & University

Super Troopers 2

Join us and make SUPER TROOPERS 2: the time is meow! | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a …

ISIS Is Now Reportedly Using The Tunisian Backdrop From ‘Star Wars’ As A Way-Station For Smugglers

The presence of ISIS in Libya isn’t limiting their influence on just that country alone, spilling into the neighboring countries like Tunisia. The organization is using the Tunisian desert, particularly the Tataouine region featured in Star Wars, as a direct line for fighters and smugglers to enter …

Star Wars

These Sidewalk Games Only Appear When It Rains

NeverWetis a water-repellent spray that can basically keep anything dry. It's cool, if not the most practical thing in the world. But apply it to a …

Fears Of ISIS In 'Tatooine' As Tourists Warned Away From 'Star Wars' Locations In Tunisia

"Star Wars" fans are being warned away from several locations in Tunisia linked to the movies due to reported jihadist activity.

Tataouine, which inspired the name of Luke Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine, has become a way-station for terrorists looking to enter Libya to join ISIS, CNN …

Star Wars

Samsara - Office Man

Uncle Sam Will Buy $69 Million Worth of Pot From Ole Miss

The NIH will continue its exclusive deal with the University of Mississippi

Uncle Sam has awarded the University of Mississippi $68.8 million to grow marijuana and analyze it.

The contract awarded Monday by an arm of the National Institutes of Health will go to a marijuana research lab at Ole Miss, …


AMAZING!! Mark Sees for the first time in 20 years.

Shape-shifting frog discovered in Ecuadorian Andes

A frog in Ecuador's western Andean cloud forest changes skin texture in minutes, appearing to mimic the texture it sits on.

Originally discovered by a …


Boeing awarded Star Wars tech patent for energy force fields | Science!

Science! By Mar. 23, 2015 10:29 am

The boffins at Boeing haven’t just been watching a lot of Star Wars lately, they’ve been experimenting in the lab …

Star Wars

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a …

Star Wars

US Navy is testing an electromagnetic catapult to launch planes from aircraft carriers

News By Mar. 20, 2015 4:31 pm

For almost as long as aircraft carriers have existed, they’ve been equipped with steam-powered catapults to help …


Milky Way’s center unveils supernova “dust factory”

Sifting through the center of the Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have made the first direct observations—using an infrared telescope aboard a modified …


Quantum Diaries

This article appeared in Fermilab Today on March 20, 2015.

The South Pole Telescope scans the skies during a South Pole winter. Photo: Jason …


The Future of Humanity with Elon Musk

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Season 6, Episode 10

Elon Musk unveils the Dragon V2 during a ceremony for the new spacecraft inside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, …

Elon Musk

These USB Cables Link Together Without A Hub To Share One Port

The award-winning student design is finally making its way to market.

Every year, USB ports get scarcer in laptops that grow thinner. The problem is, we still have a ton of devices to plug in, from our phones to our thumb drives to our fitness bands.

Historically, that has meant you have to carry …

Microsoft Research

The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.

A hundred years from now, humans may remember 2014 as the year that we first learned that we may have irreversibly destabilized the great ice sheet of West Antarctica, and thus set in motion more than 10 feet of sea level rise.

Meanwhile, 2015 could be the year of the double whammy — when we learned …


Troop pullout on agenda for Afghan president's US visit

The timeline for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is expected to be high on the agenda during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's first visit to Washington this week.

Ghani, who arrived in the US on Sunday, is due to meet US President Barack Obama on Tuesday and will also hold meetings with …

World Leaders

Jagermeister sponsors a pool party, turns the water into poison

The idea was pretty cool on paper if you ignore laws of physics and chemistry.

Marketer No.1: “Oh, and you know what would be really cool? If the …