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US federal agencies want NSA data to help nab copyright violators

The primary defense of the necessity of the US National Security Agency’s broad spying powers—including, apparently, recording pretty much everything anyone anywhere is doing on the internet—is that its activities are necessary to protect against terrorists and violent criminals. But a report …

Surveillance

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing

Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing …

5 Forgotten Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm

For every <i>Little Red Riding Hood</i>, <i>Snow White</i>, or <i>Rapunzel</i>, there are literally dozens of much more obscure—and certainly more bizarre—Grimm's Fairy …

University of California wants to let you read all its peer-reviewed work

Following the death of Aaron Swartz, governments and higher education seem to have stepped up their efforts to make scholarly research more readily accessible. Now, the world's largest public research university, the University of California, has voted to make the published works of its more than …

Aw: The World Through A Polar Bear's Eyes [Video]

A camera-collar lets you vicariously swim and frolic and eat raw fish.<p>Meet Tasul, a polar bear at the Oregon Zoo taking part in a research project to help zoologists understand polar bear behavior (and maybe, by extension, strategies for preserving the species). Tasul wears an accelerometer, which …

Obamacare Employer Mandate Delay Will Cut Covered Americans By 500,000: CBO Report

President Barack Obama's decision to delay his health care reform law's requirement that large employers offer health benefits or face financial penalties will result in about a half-million people losing out on health coverage they would have gained, according to nonpartisan congressional analysts.<p>…

Federal Officials Boosting Security Efforts Inside US Homeland

Federal authorities are boosting security in the United States after intelligence agencies detected a credible threat to Western interests overseas …

Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says

How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?<p>Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a while, but according to new game theory research, long-term survival requires cooperation.<p>Game …

New coating turns ordinary glass into superglass

Resilient, ultraslippery glass could lead to self-cleaning, scratch-resistant windows, lenses, and solar panels.<p>A new transparent, bioinspired …

How To Create The Perfect Workspace, According To Science

Optimize your performance. Or just make it pretty.<p>There's nothing worse than sitting in a dull, drab cubicle. If you're going to be stuck in one place for 40 or more hours a week, it might as well be pleasant--for the sake of your sanity and your company's bottom line. Research shows that how you …