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Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

Security

Someone invented a $50 EpiPen — when will it arrive? A conversation with the doctor who invented it

Douglas McMahon, an MD with a food allergy, made an EpiPen alternative that he wants to sell for $50. Why can’t he?<p>How much is a potentially lifesaving medicine worth? The question is easy to answer for number-crunching drug company CEOs: as much as they can get away with charging.<p>But for people …

Pharma

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An Army Buddy's Call For Help Sends A Scientist On A Brain Injury Quest

<i>Editor's note: This longform journalism project chronicles a soldier-scientist's quest to figure out how battlefield explosions injure brains. It was first published on Shots in June, and is running on NPR's Morning Edition on July 25 and Aug. 1. The project includes a second story on how the U.S.</i> …

Hung Up

Online shopping hacks that actually work because we literally buy everything on the internet

Every day at the HelloGiggles office, dozens of packages arrive. We are a group of ladies who love to online shop. I personally can’t remember the …

Coffee reveals itself as an unlikely elixir

For a historically mistrusted drink, coffee is proving to be a healthy addiction. Scientific findings in support of coffee’s nutritional attributes …

Coffee

Seas are now rising faster than they have in 2,800 years, scientists say

A group of scientists says it has now reconstructed the history of the planet’s sea levels arcing back over some 3,000 years — leading it to conclude that the rate of increase experienced in the 20th century was “extremely likely” to have been faster than during nearly the entire period.<p>“We can say …

Climate Change

This app lets you play N64, PS1 and GBA games on your iPhone without a jailbreak

Emulating console and handheld games has been one of the primary reasons to jailbreak an iPhone for years, but the release of NewGamepad could bring …

Retrogaming

Happy Chinese New Year 2016! Everything you need to know about the Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year is here - and, with it, comes a host of superstitions that will apparently dictate how the next twelve months will play out for each of us.<p>Cleaning clothes, using scissors and sweeping floors are some of the easier omens to sidestep, however parents might find it difficult to dodge …

Chinese New Year

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

Penguin Random House

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

Obama Takes on Climate Change

"I don't want to get paralyzed by the magnitude of this thing. I'm a big believer that imagination can solve problems," says the president<p>In Alaska, …

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

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Windows 10

Where is Google taking us?

Tim Adams was invited to hang out at Google’s California HQ, where some of the world’s brightest minds are working on innovations, such as driverless cars, that will transform our lives. But is society ready to go along for the ride?<p>Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about …

Top Gear

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

Alzheimer's Disease

In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

MixRadio, Google Photos, Make My Day, Capitals, Geometry Wars 3, Til Morning’s Light, Inbox by Gmail and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest iPhone and iPad apps and games. All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – since the last roundup.<p>All …

Apps

Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It, Quantum Experiment Confirms

Mind = blown.<p>Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics's bizarre predictions about the nature of …

Quantum Mechanics

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

This is how you know China is worried

As you can imagine, the Chinese government is worried. So it's preparing its people for hard times the only way it knows how, in a way that looks like bizarre political theater to outsiders.<p>'An authoritative insider'<p>Let's take this back to Monday, when the Shanghai Composite posted its biggest …

China

The most spectacular Russian military failures of all time

The Russian military has long been a bogeyman for the West, with Cold War memories lingering even after the fall of the Soviet Union.<p>However, over the years Russia's fierce competition has produced a number of duds alongside its successes, as the country has scrambled to stay one step ahead of its …

Military

Judy Clarke Has Saved Every American Villain. Until Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Along with the Boston Bomber, she has defended Ted Kaczynski, Zacarias Moussaoui, Eric Rudolph, and Susan Smith in court. By saving the worst among us, Clarke believes she's saving all of us. Whether we like it or not.<p><b>The day Ted Kaczynski realized</b> he was capable of murder was the same day he …

Death Row

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Mind