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Ultra-Thin Printed Solar Cells Could Turn on Lights for 1.3 Billion People

As the solar energy trend continues to grow, it's becoming less expensive to produce. This is great for developed nations whose citizens want to decrease their carbon footprint, but it's even better for those living in developing countries. Advances in printed solar cell technology are creating …

Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or "smart cards" embrace a familiar medium -- the plastic credit card -- and turn it into an all-in-one payment solution.<p>Smart …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Obama tweeting from an iPhone isn’t all that it seems

The Apple-watching world lost its shiz yesterday when Obama made his first tweet from his brand-new presidential Twitter account using an iPhone. But don’t get too excited, because the White House has revealed that the phone in question isn’t Obama’s regular handset after all.<p>Which prompts the …

Apple and Google push Obama to prevent encryption backdoors

Apple, Google and other major tech companies have urged President Obama not to give the FBI backdoor access to smartphone data, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>. The publication obtained a letter signed by no less than 140 major tech players, security specialists and privacy groups stating that …

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On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Syrians Are Widely Critical Of Nobel Peace Prize Decision

Many Syrians are frustrated, disappointed and generally upset that the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the group that recently arrived in the country to dismantle the government's chemical weapons.<p>The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is a small, low-key outfit that has been …

Natural ways to cure the cold and flu

(NaturalNews) The cold and flu season has arrived, and people are already starting to take precautionary measures. There is no need to worry, as the …

Food bank helps furloughed Grand Canyon workers as business owners protest closure

An Arizona food bank delivered hundreds of boxes to help out furloughed concession and government workers at the Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday as area business leaders staged a protest to demand that the federal government reopen the park.<p>About 2,200 people who work at the park and its …

Nuclear regulators being furloughed

The agency that oversees the safety of the nation’s 100 commercial nuclear reactors announced it’s furloughing more than 90 percent of its staff starting Thursday — a day earlier than expected.<p>The NRC had earlier said it could keep up normal operations until Friday, using the same carry-over funds …

What A U.S. Default Would Mean For Pensions, China And Social Security

What would happen if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling and the U.S. defaults on its debt later this month? The broad economic implications are unpredictable, but a default could cause huge trouble for the global economy.<p>But whatever happens to the global economy, one thing is clear: People …

Obama to GOP: What'll it take?

President Barack Obama and House Republicans clashed in a meeting Thursday afternoon over how soon the government can be reopened, even as the GOP offered to lift the debt limit for six weeks, according to sources familiar with the session.<p>House Republicans told Obama at the White House that they …

Kids used to additives are weirded out by all-beef patties

<b>(John Gough/Shutterstock)</b><p>Virginia schools stopped serving all-beef burgers after students complained<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>October 7, 2013 2:39pm (UTC)<p>There was something weird about the burgers being sold in cafeterias this year. Students in the Fairfax, Va., school district said they "didn't look or taste …

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Submarine stunt surprises Milan - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> and a shocking site in my i lan, italy, as people in the old section of the city woke up this morning to find that a submarine had surfaced in the middle of the street. crashing through the pavement, narrowly missing a car, sailors were seen scurrying out of the tower. but when you stop to …

Washington still hamstrung by fiscal confrontation

U.S. President Barack Obama summoned the four top leaders in Congress to the White House Wednesday evening to discuss the government shutdown, a symbolic move that could ultimately break the stalemate, but one that yielded no immediate results.<p>Republican House Speaker John Boehner said it was "a …

The dentistry holocaust: How America has been mercury poisoned by an industry in denial

(NaturalNews) Last Friday, the city council of Berkeley, California, voted to keep mercury hidden in dental fillings, keeping consumers in the dark …

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50-Year-Old Assumptions Dragging Down Obamacare

It’s ironic that at the very moment that Obamacare is poised to spend nearly $2 trillion to expand traditional insurance coverage to about 30 million uninsured, new synergies between genomics companies and providers, advanced diagnostics for remotely monitoring patient treatment and detecting …

InfowarsHealth

Reports: NSA Has Keys To Most Internet Encryption

The National Security Agency has the keys to most Internet encryption methods and it has gotten them by using supercomputers to break them and by enlisting the help of private IT companies, <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The Guardian</i> are reporting.<p>In plain English, this means that many of the tools — like …

New Cosmic Mystery: Butterfly Nebulae Align

Wildlife<p>This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team; NGC 6881: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 5189: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team …

US has 'full diplomatic support' of Britain on Syria, says William Hague

The United States has the full support of Britain on Syria despite the fact that London will not join military action, Foreign Secretary William Hague said at a news conference with Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.<p><b>Latest: Syria</b><p>Speaking after talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in …