Mark O'Hare

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Why are websites being blocked in the UK?

Mobile and broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have created filters to stop under 18s from seeing harmful content online. Unfortunately, …

Vanadium: The metal that may soon be powering your neighbourhood

<b>Hawaii has a problem, one that the whole world is likely to face in the next 10 years. And the solution could be a metal that you've probably never heard of - vanadium.</b><p>Hawaii's problem is too much sunshine - or rather, too much solar power feeding into its electricity grid.<p>Generating electricity in …

Ars tests Internet surveillance—by spying on an NPR reporter

A week spent playing NSA reveals just how much data we leak online.<p>On a bright April morning in Menlo Park, California, I became an Internet spy.<p>This …

Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

Facebook Hidden Friends Vulnerability (With “fb-hfc" released)

We reported the hidden friends vulnerability to Facebook; this lets attackers reconstruct the private Friends List of any user.

Making Everyone Go Away

As a bit of a hermit and someone who occasionally plays Project Zomboid with the zombies disabled just to fantasize about being the only person on …

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The Marvel Comics API allows developers everywhere to access information about Marvel's vast library of comics—from what's coming up, to 70 years …

Marvel Comics

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10,571 notes<p>Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population<p>A <i>Block</i> is the smallest area unit used by the U.S. Census Bureau …

2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive

<i>Off-road expertise and interior versatility continue to distinguish the Discovery, and its newly premium form leaves little hope for the …

Land Rover

How to Find Stock Photos That Don't Suck

Gone are the days when using stock photography meant cheesy smiles of people in suits or sub-par clip art style photos. There’s been a growing trend …

Cosmos Laundromat

16 May, 2017 | 6<p>The annual Animayo festival in Tenerife awarded Cosmos Laundromat with two awards. We won the “Gran Premio del Jurado” and the “Mejor …

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Flying the world's fastest plane: Behind the stick of the SR-71

Spencer Hall interviews former SR-71 Blackbird pilot Rick McCrary about what it's like to fly the world's fastest plane. Spoiler: It's terrifying.<p><i>The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is the fastest jet ever built, a machine so far ahead of its time even its own pilots thought it looked more like a</i> …

Time travellers: please don’t kill Hitler

If you find yourself suddenly gaining access to a time machine, what’s the first thing you’d do? If you said “kill Adolf Hitler”, then congratulations; you’re a science-fiction character. Actually, the whole “access to a time machine” thing suggested that already, but the desire to kill Hitler …

You never did math in high school • Jeremy Kun

As a teacher I encounter all of the typical kinds of students. There’s one kind of student I routinely encounter, usually in a freshman calculus …

High-Speed Trading Isn't About Efficiency—It's About Cheating

When hedge funds use bots to buy and sell stocks within milliseconds, they're not improving the market. They're rigging the market.<p>Greed is good, and high-speed trading is better—if you want to rig the market (Wikimedia Commons)<p>I wasn't sure I'd heard him right.<p>I was a senior in high school, and I …