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Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to hang for killing husbands, lovers with cyanide

When Japan’s notorious “black widow” serial killer admitted to murdering her husband for his money, she told a court she would laugh in the face of a death sentence.<p>“Even if I were executed tomorrow, I would die smiling,” Chisako Kakehi said to the judges in her trial testimony in July, according …

Crime

Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol | Ars Technica

The same weakness could be used to eavesdrop on calls and track users’ locations.<p>A known security hole in the networking protocol used by cellphone …

IT security

Ghosts definitely don't exist because otherwise the Large Hadron Collider would have found them, claims Brian Cox

Ghosts definitely aren't real because the biggest science experiment in the world would have found them by now, according to Brian Cox.<p>People have …

Physics

Science falling victim to 'crisis of narcissism'

Cut-throat atmosphere in world-class labs and conferences closer to House of Cards than Big Bang Theory, says Swiss academic<p>It is the enduring scientist stereotype: socially awkward, unkempt appearance, and more concerned with cracking the laws of nature than anything as trivial as social …

Narcissism

Mother of four with no construction experience erects her dream home using YouTube tutorials

After leaving a violent partner in 2008, Cara Brookins and her four children needed a place to live. Short on funds, Brookins was determined to give each of her children a room of their own. So, she built them a house.<p>In her new book, ‘Rise, How a House Built a Family,’ Brookins details the …

Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court judge pick thinks gay people should be jailed for having sex

One of Donald Trump’s prospective picks for the Supreme Court believes gay people should be prosecuted for having sex because they are not protected …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

A history of nurses charged with killing patients

<i>Update: In a Barrie court in June, 2017, Ontario nurse Joanne Flynn was acquitted of charges of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death related to a patient. This story has been updated.</i><p><i>Update: Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a former nurse who worked in Woodstock, Ont., pleaded guilty in June,</i> …

Crime

Scheme to Delete Google Results Is Exposed

When a Google search turns up negative stories, Europeans can turn to a controversial “right to be forgotten” law. But in the United States, where no …

Internet

Appearing happy on social media is increasingly being used against people in court

Danny Cuesta admitted to preying on a 15-year-old sophomore who attended the school where he taught Spanish. He lured her into a private school office to "make copies," took her to motels for sex, and posed as her personal "tutor" as an excuse to visit her at home.<p>Cuesta's victim—known in court …

Social Media

The FDA's new ruling on all tobacco products at a glance

The Food and Drug Administration stretched its reach deeper into the tobacco industry on Thursday. Here are the details.<p>— WHAT DID THE FDA DO?<p>It finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems like e-cigarettes and vape pens, as well …

Public Health

CES 2015: Griffin Unveils Line of New Charging Accessories Optimized for iOS Devices

Accessory maker Griffin Technology today unveiled four new products at CES 2015, including its five-slot PowerDock Pro charging station, its three-port PowerBlock 3 wall charger, its PowerBlock Wall Dock for holding a device up on the wall during charging, and its 12-volt PowerJolt Premium car …