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NATO defence ministers mull military build-up

NATO defence ministers meeting in Brussels are mulling proposals to create new maritime and logistics commands – with talk of a new planning and strategy base, focused on keeping Atlantic shipping lanes safe from enemy submarines.<p>It would be the first such expansion in two decades and comes amid …

Bizarre insect image leaves the internet puzzled

<b>A surreal photo posted online of a moustache-wearing insect has left the internet perplexed.</b><p>Commenters struggled to make sense of the bizarre …

The Little Black Box That Took Over Piracy

The Kodi box pitch is hard to resist. A little black plastic square, in look not much different from a Roku or Apple TV, and similar in function as …

9 amazing things drinking coffee does for your body

A little morning java can feel just as essential to a productive day as an hour at the gym. But that cup of Joe might not always be working to your …

HMQ Queen Elizabeth: Britain’s largest warship could be at risk of cyber attack

The HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s most powerful warship, is reportedly using computers running the same operating system that was hit by a cyber …

The Future of Air C2 and AEW: E-3 Sentry, Threat Technologies and Future Replacement Options

The RAF's six E-3D Sentry Air Battle Management and Surveillance (ABM&S), or AWACS, aircraft perform a large number of functions. However, …

How a crippling shortage of analysts let the London Bridge attackers through

It’s people, not computers, who can identify terrorists before they strike<p>Last Tuesday, in the wake of the latest terror atrocity to strike Britain, the former head of MI5 Dame Stella Rimington recalled just how primitive intelligence gathering used to be. Addressing a conference of security …

30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're working as a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. This amazing set of tutorials walks …

Tory manifesto: more elderly people will have to pay for own social care

Theresa May unveils ‘difficult but necessary’ measure to pay for elderly care and is expected to retain promise of limiting immigration to ‘tens of thousands’<p>More elderly people will have to pay for their own social care in the home and lose universal benefits under a new Conservative policy which, …

EU national parliaments won't get Brexit trade deal veto after new ECJ ruling

The European Union’s 27 remaining national parliaments are unlikely to have the power of veto over a future Brexit trade deal with Britain, a new …

Meet Relive, a startup that uses data to turn your outdoor activities into 3D animated videos

Relive, a Dutch startup that has been flying a little under the tech media radar until now, might just be onto something. Inspired by its founders’ experience during a cycling trip whilst on holiday in Tenerife early last year, the company turns activity data, such as that garnered from devices …

Tour de France

Nurses will see their pay ‘cut by 12% over a decade’

Impact of wage restraints could lead to staffing shortfall of 42,000, says Health Foundation report<p>NHS workers will have had their pay cut by 12% by the end of the decade because of a government-imposed wage restraint that is now exacerbating chronic understaffing, new research reveals.<p>The 625,000 …

Russia's deadliest new war machines

Feeling tired for no reason? Time to reset your circadian clock

Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night, but your spouse is fast asleep at 10pm and wakes spontaneously at 6am?<p>We each have an internal biological clock, called a circadian clock, that organizes the internal and external activities of our body around the 24-hour …

Jet Lag

NASA's fight to keep our dying spacecraft alive

Sometime in the next 10 or so years, the massive antennas that comprise NASA's Deep Space Network will pick up a faint, distant signal for the final …

Teaching Your Child To Use a DSLR Camera

Think back to the first time you experienced the world through a viewfinder. The moment you found focus on whatever it was that caught your eye, and …

Drugstore

The 36 best ways to burn the most calories in an hour

<b>What's the best way to burn the most calories?</b><p>There's a lot that goes into developing an exercise regimen -- meeting your body's needs, finding …

How to fix common Google Play Store error codes

The Google Play Store is the most secure and easily accessible place to grab and update your essential Android apps and games, but occasionally you might run into a rare problem. Unfortunately when this does happen, Google presents a wide range of unintelligible error codes but no real way to …

EU referendum polling cards wrongly sent to 3,462 people

Software problem led to some non-eligible EU citizens receiving polling cards – and the number may rise<p>Polling cards were sent to 3,462 people who are not eligible to vote in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, according to the Electoral Commission.<p>The figure could rise …

RAF Squadron Manning

In an effort to provide more fact based information on which to discuss, a contributor has sent me this.<p>A fictional and relatively small RAF fast jet …

Isis vs Islamic State vs Isil vs Daesh: What do the different names mean – and why does it matter?

As the international fight continues against Islamic extremists waging a bloody campaign to establish a caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the debate about …

Should driverless cars kill their own passengers to save a pedestrian?

Imagine you’re in a self-driving car, heading towards a collision with a group of pedestrians. The only other option is to drive off a cliff. What should the car do?<p>Philosophers have been debating a similar moral conundrum for years, but the discussion has a new practical application with the …

Autonomous Cars

Alzheimer's disease: Online brain training 'improves daily lives of over-60s'

Researchers discover that cognitive training‬‬ can help with tasks such as using public transport, shopping, cooking and managing finances<p>Playing online games that exercise reasoning and memory skills could have major benefits for older people, a wide-scale study has found.<p>Researchers at King's …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Girl Whose Acne Photo Became Mean Meme Takes Haters To Task

The girl whose before and after acne photo became a mean internet meme, is taking the slew of haters to task.<p>When <b>Ashley VanPevenage</b> let her make-up …

Canyon Speedmax CF SLX Triathlon Road Bike

Slice through the air with the best in bike technology.<p>Seemingly melding the design qualities of a futuristic stealth bomber with bike design, German bike manufacturer Canyon unveils the Speedmax CF SLX triathlon road bike. Designed for the singular goal of absolute aerodynamic efficiency, its …

Here's how World War Three could start tomorrow

There is an old adage that militaries set themselves up for failure by preparing to fight the last war. When it comes to 21st Century warfare, the problem however may not be with looking back, but that we aren’t looking back far enough.<p>For the last two decades, leaders in London and Washington have …

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking

Is this the bicycle of the future?

The Specialized FUCI combines the traditional bicycle with design features taken from cars and motorbikes to create a tantalising vision of what bike riding could soon entail<p>Since the invention of the chain driven 'safety bicycle' in the 1880s, the fundamental design of bikes hasn't changed very …

Four-Wheeled Yamaha Tesseract is Part Motorcycle and Off-Road Vehicle, Might Be Headed to Production

• Submit to:<br>• Del.icio.us<br>• Digg<br>• Slashdot<p>This entry was posted on 09/02/2015 02:30am and is filed under Auto, Gadgets, Motorcycle, Picdump .<br>You can leave a …