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The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose

It's been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat …

New Generation of GM Crops Puts Agriculture in a ‘Crisis Situation’

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.25.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>With the first of a new generation of …

Wasabi: Why invest in 'the hardest plant to grow'?

<b>For nearly 30 years, Brian Oates has, in his words, "pig-headedly" devoted himself to a single pursuit: setting up the first commercial wasabi farm in North America.</b><p>Dozens of others in the US and Canada have tried to grow the plant - a type of horseradish that originates in Japan, where it is found …

Drought leaves up to 2.81 million hungry in Central America: U.N

OROCUINA Honduras (Reuters) - A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, though the region’s coffee crop has been largely unscathed.<p>A farmer moves bags of …

Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Here's One Theory About Why Cops In America Kill So Many People

The protests and violence sparked by the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, have stirred up a debate in the U.S. about the use of lethal force by police.<p>In the chart above, you can see just how alarming American statistics on fatal police shootings are when compared to …

Guy finds his house plumbed with beer - full length version

Neolithic farmers used manure on crops

<b>Europe's first farmers used livestock manure on their crops 8,000 years ago, new research has found.</b><p>Neolithic samples from charred crop remains contained the type of nitrogen also abundant in manure.<p>This suggests farmers took a longer-term approach to cultivating their land, rather than leading a …

North Korean ship with 'military cargo' held by Panama

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995373_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524695053_2d7a4fbebaf01d22b59e2672712fe1fb<p><b>Panama's president says his country has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying "undeclared military cargo".</b><p>President Ricardo Martinelli said the …

Learn how technology will turn less desirable airwaves into “beachfront” spectrum

When it comes to spectrum debates, like the one happening now in Washington, policymakers and regulators pay a lot of attention to this idea of …

The Technology That Could Put Apple Back On Top

Apple is in need of a boost for the iPhone. With an update expected in the Fall, most of the attention has focused on the new iOS 7 operating system. No doubt iOS 7 will spur innovation, but people need to see a better phone. The iconic Apple device has slipped behind rivals like Samsung and HTC, …

Russian meteor shockwave circled globe twice

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/954000/954263_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524628554_a00fbd0a9a47d6cd4cad961ca5dbb829<p><b>The shock wave from an asteroid that burned up over Russia in February was so powerful that it travelled twice around the globe, scientists say.</b><p>They …