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China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

BEIJING (AP) — China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally …

'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced to 2½ Years for Facebook Scheme

Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "spam king" who has bedeviled Web users since the dawn of the public Internet two decades ago, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution for bombarding Facebook users, according to court …

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Dump Trump? Some millennials aren't so sure

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brendan De Regla drove three hours and waited in line for half a day to see Donald Trump speak at a rally in Southern …

Yes, The Pentagon Still Uses Floppy Disks For Nuclear Launches

And they're probably safer than newer technologies<p>A weird and totally true thing about the modern world is that whoever gets to be President of the United States has 7,100 nuclear warheads at their command. Theorized in the 1930s and first built and used in the 1940s, these weapons shape the outer …

Almost half of dropped USB sticks will get plugged in

People are still plugging in USB sticks scattered around parking lots, a new study has confirmed.<p>This time, the researchers hail from the University …

Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 - Sansa and Theon

NASA Solar Probe Will Touch The Sun

In untold ways, humanity remains as clueless about our own star as it was a generation ago. But that should change soon after the projected July 2018 launch of NASA’s Solar Probe Plus (SPP) — a $1.5 billion spacecraft that will travel closer to its surface than any previous man-made object.<p>Nearly …

Bitcoin Mining Using Raspberry Pi

Fume Extractor<p>DoggoBot Version 1<p>WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I realize this isn't going to be a big money maker or a money maker …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Engineering

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

Brazilian mugger pleads for 'daddy' after trying to rob professional female MMA fighter

Street robber pleads for mercy after trying to mug jiu-jitsu champion who puts him in 'lion killer' headlock<p>A Brazilian street robber ended up pleading for mercy from the woman he tried to hold up - after she took him down in a jiu-jitsu move then held him in a leg grip until the police …

54-propeller superdrone lifts off with a person inside

I've looked at little quadcopter drones and thought, "Gosh, if I could just shrink down to mouse size, that would be a lot of fun to ride around on."<p>YouTube user gasturbine101 apparently looked at a drone and thought, "I could harness the power of a million drones and use them as my personal flying …

Drones

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

George Parker Bidder may not be a household name, but he's getting some modern-day recognition for a series of experiments performed between 1904 and 1906 in the UK.<p>He set 1,020 bottles stuffed with postcards out into the North Sea between the UK and Norway and tracked the responses to learn more …

North Sea

The best-paid jobs you can get without a degree - Tube driver, perhaps? - Telegraph

Global economic termites are eating away gold price foundations

Even an arch-traditionalist like the late Sheikh Sakhbut learnt that there were alternatives to gold. Today’s investors are finding ever-fewer reasons to hold the precious metal<p>In the early 1960s, Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan al-Nahyan was on the brink of watching his dynasty become one of the …

Scammers use this guide to steal huge amounts of money from men on dating sites

Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages. It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.<p>But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who …

REVEALED: The prison-escape route of the world's most notorious drug lord

Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka "El Chapo" or "Shorty," used a custom-built labyrinth underneath his L-shaped Altiplano prison cell.<p>The extraordinary escape is estimated to have cost Guzmán $50 million in construction and bribes to prison officials, The Telegraph reports.<p>Reuters …

Former Oregon bakery owners must pay $135,000 for denying lesbians wedding cake

The former owners of an Oregon bakery have been ordered to pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple who were refused a wedding cake, in the latest front in the battle between religious liberty and individual rights.<p>Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian ordered Aaron and Melissa Klein, who owned the Sweet …

Supreme Court Justices Earn Free Trips and More on the Side

Before inspiring celebration, debate and dictionary searches last week, the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court managed to squeeze in some …

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Revealed: The secret to how parrots talk

Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech<p>Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in their brains.<p>And the same brain region controls movement which may explain why some parrots …

French Anti-Uber Protest Turns To Guerrilla Warfare As Cabbies Burn Cars, Attack Uber Drivers

Today’s taxi driver protest is getting out of hand. According to the police, 2,800 taxi drivers are protesting today against UberPOP, the European equivalent of UberX (as UberX in France is Uber in the U.S.). With UberPOP, everybody can become an Uber driver — taxi drivers see the service as unfair …

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

Why the GMO Debate Misses the Point

_The escalating rhetoric of the GMO debate has rippled across the biohacker world—especially as DIYers start trying their hand at bioengineering. We’ve been calling for ecologists to step up and give some perspective. They’ve universally balked. So we’re grateful for Sasha Wright. She’s an …

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …