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Scientists just discovered a new state of matter

Quantum spin liquid, a state of matter predicted over forty years ago, has finally been discovered by a team of researchers.<p>The matter, which has …

Fair use: YouTube protects some creators against questionable DMCA takedowns by paying up to $1M legal costs

YouTube is making moves to protect users from questionable DMCA takedown notices by offering to protect <i>some</i> creators by paying up to $1 million in legal costs.<p>The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a U.S. copyright law that seeks to protect copyrighted works, including online videos. Given …

Internet

The husband of Paris victim tells ISIS: You can't make me hate

<b>(CNN) —</b> "You will not have my hatred."<p>That's the defiant message the husband of one of the Paris attacks victims is sending to ISIS.<p>Antoine Leiris lost his wife Helene Muyal in the Friday violence that shook the French capital, taking the lives of at least 129 and injuring hundreds more.<p>He penned …

Paris Attacks

The Dojo gateway secures your smart TV and other home devices

Two things are true about the Internet of things: it's a fragmented mess and it's a target for hackers. The Foscam baby monitor hack reminded everyone that anything that's on a network needs to be secure and that includes your connected cameras, lights and fire alarms. Dojo Labs saw the security …

Paris Attacks’ Alleged Ringleader, Now Dead, Had Slipped Into Europe Unchecked

Abaaoud’s ability to re-enter Europe raises concerns about vulnerable borders<p>PARIS—The suspected architect of the Paris attacks who was killed in a hail of bullets here Wednesday had traveled through Greece recently, authorities said, raising fresh concerns about Europe’s ability to protect its …

Paris Attacks

Trump on ISIS: 'We've got to take back the internet'

Following the attacks on Paris, Donald Trump this week suggested the United States would have to "take back the internet" from ISIS, which he says has been effectively using the web as a recruitment tool.<p>"They're literally brainwashing people."<p>"They're using the internet, and they're recruiting …

NYC officials: New Islamic State video is marketing fear

NEW YORK (AP) — A newly released Islamic State group video that briefly depicts images of Times Square is an advertisement for the terrorist …

Times Square

Web services firm CloudFlare accused by Anonymous of helping Isis

Online hacktivist collective claims Isis-affiliated websites are using company’s services to protect against hacking attacks<p>Anonymous has attacked web services startup CloudFlare for providing protection against cyberattacks to pro-Isis websites.<p>The company protects customers against the …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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The Sioeye Iris4G is the first action camera built for live streaming

LTE streaming at 480p, and it runs Android<p>The action camera market is top-heavy, to say the least. GoPro has dominated for years, and its closest competitors — Sony, Garmin, and TomTom — are no slouches, either. So if you're going to enter it as a startup, you better have a unique take on the idea …

Self-balancing skateboards are illegal in New York, too

If you ride a self-balancing skateboard in New York, you won't have just the seething hatred of those around you to deal with. A tweet from NYPD's 26th precinct, since deleted, pointed out that using the tech is illegal, and both <i>IGN</i> and <i>Gothamist</i> followed up with the relevant parts of state law. …

Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud dead

<b>Paris, France (CNN) —</b> The ringleader behind the Paris attacks is dead, killed during a dramatic raid that shook a neighborhood and collapsed an entire floor of an apartment building. But French authorities say their work is far from finished.<p>Six days after a coordinated string of shootings and …

Paris Attacks

Carnegie Mellon denies FBI paid it $1m to break Tor

Carnegie Mellon university has hit back at claims the FBI paid it $1m (£654,932) to break Tor.<p>Many users of Tor were concerned when it was …

GM, U.S. Army Build Chevrolet Colorado Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

Midsize pickup to endure a year of extreme testing.<p>While a new 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel I-4 has been added to the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups in their sophomore year, GM is now working with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) to …

These Incredible Space Station Concepts Never Got Off The Ground

Before we built the International Space Station, these concepts promised incredible futures.<p>The International Space Station has been continuously occupied since November of 2000, and last year President Obama decided to extend its operational lifetime until 2024. The ISS is a truly a unique space, …

Space Exploration

Lenny Kravitz on Paris Bataclan Attack: ‘It Could Happen Anywhere’

<i>Few modern musicians know Paris as well as Lenny Kravitz, who divides his time between the city and the Bahamas. Kravitz was in the latter when the</i> …

Paris Attack: PM Valls Cites Risk of Biological, Chemical Attack

France's prime minister called for the country's state of emergency be extended for another three months on Thursday, warning that there "could also be a risk" of an attack using chemical or biological weapons.<p>"Terrorism hit France not because of what it is doing in Iraq and Syria ... but for what …

Here's What the Abarth-Powered Fiat 124 Spider Sounds Like

The 500 Abarth is notoriously loud. Will the Spider be more subdued?<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Apparently Jalopnik got better video with a bit more revving. Scroll down to have a listen.<p>Upon learning that the Fiat 124 Spider would have the same engine as the 500 Abarth, one of our first questions was <i>How loud is it,</i> …

Classic Cars

2016 Car and Driver 10Best

The New Lincoln Continental Is Eughhhhhh

The Lincoln Continental was meant to be a rejuvenation of the brand. A return to style, and a return to proper substance. I’ll withhold proper …

Learn Absolutely Everything About The Speed Of Hypercars

When you race a McLaren P1 against a LaFerrari and a Porsche 918 all the way up to 186 mph, lots of interesting things happen. And here’s all the …

2016 10Best Cars: Tesla Model S 70 / 70D

Your user experience awaits.<p>Forget for a moment that the Tesla Model S’s fuel tank is an aluminum box packed with thousands of battery cells. Ignore the electric motors and Elon Musk’s Captain Planet sermons. Really, just try to wipe what you know about the car from your mind. Even in this context, …

This October Smashed Temperature Records Around the World

Hotctober<p>If you've been wondering why your coats stayed in the closet and your heater remained off for the first part of fall, wonder no more. This October was the warmest on record. Ever.<p>Last month beat out all the other Octobers to get the title of hottest October since record-keeping began in …

Global Warming

Mexico's West Coast in Grave Danger as 'Potentially Catastrophic' Hurricane Patricia Nears

Hurricane Patricia is now a “potentially catastrophic,” scale-topping category five hurricane with maximum winds of 185 MPH. This is a rare scenario …

This Satellite Photo of Hurricane Patricia Shows How Huge It Really Was

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Texas spared destruction from Hurricane Patricia's remnants

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Drenching storms that the remnants of Hurricane Patricia dragged into Texas finally cleared Sunday without leaving behind the …

Weather

Climate change threat must be taken as seriously as nuclear war – UK minister

In foreword to Foreign Office report, Baroness Joyce Anelay highlights holistic risks of global warming, including food security, terrorism and lethal heat levels<p>The threat of climate change needs to be assessed in the same comprehensive way as nuclear weapons proliferation, according to a UK …

Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists

Seas will continue to warm for centuries even if manmade greenhouse gas emissions were frozen at today’s levels, say US government scientists<p>The warming of the oceans due to climate change is now unstoppable after record temperatures last year, bringing additional sea-level rise, and raising the …