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How to Text Your Friends When You Have No Service

We’ve all been there. You’re in a situation where you don’t have service and you really need to send a text: on a trip in the middle of nowhere, stuck in your apartment during a serious blackout or at a concert where the signal is spotty. GoTenna is a lifesaver/game changer of a new gadget that …

CamNtech Receives FDA Clearance for Wrist-Worn Motion Tracker and Diary

<b>CamNtech</b> has received FDA approval for two wrist-worn products to monitor patient activity for clinical purposes and in research trials. First is the …

Meet CUPID: The Drone That Will Shoot You With an 80,000 Volt Taser

Are drones not scary enough for you yet? How about this? A drone helicopter that spots you and identifies you as an intruder. It tells you to stop …

EyeGo adapters let you perform eye exams with a smartphone

When it comes to thoroughly assessing the condition of someone's eyes, it's usually necessary to utilize large, expensive contraptions such as those …

Prototypes

The 3D-printed splint that helped save a baby’s life

The technology is still relatively new, but 3D printing is already changing lives and industries — NPR reports on the case of Garrett Peterson, a 16 …

The Next Big Thing You Missed: 3-D Printing Promises Better Bionic Limbs for the War-Wounded

David Sengeh grew up in Sierra Leone during the African country's decade-long civil war. The horribly bloody conflict was defined not just by the …

The Year Man Becomes Immortal

The accelerating pace of change and exponential growth in computing power will lead to the Singularity.

Biological testing tool, ScanDrop, tests in fraction of time and cost of industry standard

A single instrument that can conduct a wide range of biological scans in a fraction of the time and cost of industry standard equipment has been …

The hunt is now on for Nazi-looted art in Canada

How many paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and decorative objects plundered by the Nazis during the Holocaust era are housed in Canadian art museums and private collections, awaiting identification as such and, of course, their return to their rightful owners? Two thousand? One thousand? …

Midterm Elections Looming Large in Senate Agenda

Fully 10 months be­fore a vote is cast, the Sen­ate is in full elec­tion mode, with both parties shift­ing the ac­tion to fit their strategies.<p>The …

Mitch McConnell

RAF has fired missiles in Afghanistan using US drones, MoD reveals

British pilots have launched at least 39 missile strikes against suspected Taliban insurgents from American drones based in Afghanistan, according to new figures.<p>The details have emerged from the Ministry of Defence, which has for the first time disclosed how RAF crews using unmanned US aircraft …

Graphene: the next big thing in mobile displays?

Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display technology, which doesn’t appear to be too far away. But display technology isn’t all about …

Graphene

Associated Press News

Why Google’s results page may soon look a lot different in Europe

The European Commission said on Wednesday that it is satisfied with Google(s goog)’s latest antitrust settlement offer. Finally – and I say this with …

US 'sharply curtails drone use in Pakistan'

The Obama administration indicated it would continue carrying out strikes on senior al Qaeda officials if they were to become available<p>The United States has cut back sharply on drone strikes in Pakistan after the Islamabad government asked for restraint while it seeks peace talks with the Pakistani …

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Are Drugs Really The Way To Go For ADHD?

According to recent data from the CDC, 11% of school-age children in the United States have received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity …

Autism

China doctor jailed for selling babies to traffickers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1043000/1043778_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534411429_4a848d060f637373fd81f8b8cb52810c<p><b>A Chinese obstetrician has been given a suspended death sentence for stealing newborn babies and selling them to child traffickers.</b><p>Zhang Shuxia was …

Selling

Rhino Hunt Auction Stirs More Controversy

Hunting permit sold for $350,000 on Saturday, despite outcry.<p>A controversial auction for a hunting permit in Africa concluded this past weekend in Texas.<p>On Saturday evening the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) awarded the permit—which allows a hunter to kill one black rhinoceros, an endangered species, in …

Christie faces audit on Sandy funds

The federal government will audit whether Gov. Chris Christie’s administration properly used Hurricane Sandy aid money slated for a marketing campaign to boost tourism in New Jersey, a Democratic Garden State lawmaker announced Monday.<p>The move comes as Christie, a Republican and possible 2016 …

Huge Dossier Alleges British War Crimes in Iraq

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, a large, 250-page dossier was presented to the International Criminal Court …

Democrats Look to Beat Obamacare Rap in Florida

Demo­crats might be read­ing a bit too much in­to the good po­s­i­tion they hold in the race to fill Rep. Bill Young’s seat in Flor­ida.<p>While …

Elgato Smart Key: Find Lost Keys and Parked Car

In an age where humans can go to the moon, procure prosthetic limbs and do all kinds of crazy smart stuff, you’d think we could devise a simple solution for ensuring we never lose our wallet, keys or smartphone. Right?<p>There is, of course, no shortage of gadgets designed to do just that. Take the …

NSA reform advocates hopeful of change in 2014 despite failure so far

For all the outrage about the broad surveillance powers of the National Security Agency, reform advocates are conceding that the US Congress will likely end 2013 without restricting them.<p>Two complementary major bills, one in the House and the other in the Senate, that would forbid the NSA from …

SCOTUS to hear religious freedom challenges to HHS mandate

November 26, 2013 by Eric Teetsel<p>The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will hear two challenges to the Health and Human Services abortion and …

See Comet Tails Flap In Solar Wind

Or, giant space sperm swim toward Planet Ova.<p>Last Thursday, NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) captured images of two comets passing through solar wind. At the center is Comet Encke, and emerging later is Comet ISON.<p>STEREO consists of two sun-orbiting observatories, one ahead …

Solar Wind