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Obfuscation: how leaving a trail of confusion can beat online surveillance

The art of obfuscation has a grand history, from ‘I’m Spartacus!’ to ghost radar in WWII. Could the same blurred approach give us more freedom online?<p>At the heart of Cambridge University, there’s a library tower filled with 200,000 forgotten books. Rumoured by generations of students to hold the …

As sites move to SHA-2 encryption, millions face HTTPS lock-out

"We're about to leave a whole chunk of the internet in the past," as millions of people remain dependent on old, insecure, but widely-used encryption.<p>…

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

This Smart Bike Light Sends An Emergency Text If You Crash—And Helps Cities Plan Better

Basically, the See.Sense Icon light can instantly turn any bicycle into a smart, fully connected ride.<p>It’s also designed to work much better as a …

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

What if belief in God and prejudice against immigrants could be altered by magnetic energy?<p>That’s the question researchers sought to explore in a …

How the US Became a Toyota Dealer for ISIS

<b>Claire Bernish</b> <b><br>October 8, 2015</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>Middle East —</i> If you’ve ever stumbled across genuine Islamic State propaganda videos or photos and their …

Study Shows How Our Brains Are Able To Multitask

Researchers hope to use this information to better understand and treat autism, ADHD<p>If you’ve ever had to cook dinner, prepare for the next day’s work meeting, while also listen to a friend complain over the phone, then you know all too well the importance of multitasking. But what's actually going …

PicoBrew Unveils ’3-D Printer for Beer’ With Recipes From Top Micro-Brewers

You’ll soon be able to make brand-name beer on your kitchen counter, nearly as easily as you can make a cup of coffee.

How Your Diet In Childhood Can Affect You for Life

If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, most of us tend to pick up healthy eating habits when we’re well into middle age, when we’re already …

He had an epiphany while living in a dumpster. And it could help change the future of housing.

He was living in a dumpster when the idea first came to him.<p>His name's Jeff Wilson — Dr. Jeff Wilson, actually. He's a professor at Huston-Tillotson …

‘Prix’ is the First Short Film That Shows the Power of a QuantumFilm Sensor

Back in 2010, we reported that a California-based startup called InVisage was working on a new image sensor technology called QuantumFilm, which uses …

Moldova fights back against Russia's food bans

As Moscow’s embargoes on Moldovan products begin to bite, Chișinău has announced a raft of measures to limit the damage. Is it enough to stop anger against the government – and the EU – from spreading? EurasiaNet reports<p>Apple-picking season is underway in Moldova, but Vasile Nitrean, a farmer in …

Kerry Reaffirms 'Ambitious Agenda' of U.S. Engagement in Asia and the Pacific

Outlining what he termed the United States' "ambitious agenda" of long-term engagement in Asia and the Pacific, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday in a policy speech at the East-West Center in Honolulu that complex challenges such as climate change and maritime territorial disputes …

Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts …

Why Obama is bombing the Caliph

The GWOT, since its conceptualization 13 years ago, in the aftermath of 9/11, is the gift that keeps on giving. And no gift is bigger than a …

Guardian accused of pro-Israel bias over anti-Hamas ‘child sacrifice’ ad

Britain’s Guardian newspaper has been accused of pro-Israel bias after publishing a widely condemned advert paid for by Jewish group This World: The Values Network, which accused Hamas of “child sacrifice”.<p>The advert previously ran in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post but …

​Sovereign debt for territory: A new global elite swap strategy

Is this due to bankers’ professional malpractice coupled with government mismanagement on a truly grand scale? Or are we seeing global power elite …

Russia, Egypt looking to create a free trade zone - Putin

<i>"An important agreement was reached to establish cooperation between Egypt and the Customs Union [of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan],"</i> said the …

Uncut Chronicles: Ukraine, July 2014 (RAW Timeline)

Record high US income gap threatens housing recovery

A report by the US Commerce and Labor Department shows that when analyzing the largest 100 metropolitan areas in the country, the disparity between …

Gun sales spike around Ferguson after 3 days of riots

The fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent civil unrest in the St. Louis suburb, has led to a …

Islamic State supporters leaflet Central London, declaring ‘dawn of a new era’

Supporters of the extreme militant group, Islamic State (formerly ISIS), handed out leaflets in central London calling on Muslims to pledge religious allegiance to their cause, witnesses say.<p>One flyer circulated by the fundamentalists on Monday reportedly urges Muslims to <i>“spread the Khalifah</i> …

'Blindsided': Israel uses US DoD, Congress ties to sideline White House on Gaza - report

Israel derailed the Obama administration's attempts to mediate the Gaza crisis by striking an arms deal with the Pentagon and using leverage on the …

In the line of fire: Journalists killed and abducted in Eastern Ukraine

As human rights organizations call for an end to repression against the press in Eastern Ukraine, RT recalls the journalists who were abducted, …

Pentagon supplied St. Louis County police with military-grade weapons (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Images coming from a tense Ferguson, Missouri this week show local police armed to the teeth and appearing as an occupying force in attempts to …

Teen launching alternative news network

When Wearable Tech Saves Your Life, You Won’t Take It Off

Wearable health tech promises to save lives, so startups like MC10 are working to create something you’ll never forget to put on.<p>The problem with wearables is that usually people stop wearing them. According to one recent report, one-third of users of activity-tracking wearables, like the Fitbit …

Forget Passwords: This Startup Wants To Authenticate Your Mind

But what if you could prove your identity without doing anything at all? That’s the idea behind Biocatch, a startup that’s observing people’s online …

How to charge your phone with apples and potatoes

Intrigued Londoners looked on today as a mobile phone was charged by a strange contraption made of 800 apples and potatoes connected with nails and copper wire<p>Intrigued Londoners looked on today as a smartphone's battery was charged by a strange contraption made of 800 apples and potatoes connected …