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Alan Dershowitz showed his hand on defending Donald Trump while on the Stephanopoulos show on Sunday

Do you wonder why Alan Dershowitz is always on television defending Donald Trump while assuring everyone that he is not defending him? It has baffled …

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News crew discovers 40 cellphone-tracking devices operating around DC

An NBC investigative journalism team and a security researcher went wardriving around the DC area with a cell-site-simulator detector that would tell …

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Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom'

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now that same work fetches about $175.<p>"It's apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to the bottom," said Trench, a Rhode Island entrepreneur who has been operating …

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Elizabeth City State offers drone courses, with a 4-year degree coming soon

<b>ELIZABETH CITY —</b> Professor Kuldeep Rawat entered an Elizabeth City State University lab where every table had a drone.<p>There was a spider-like black …

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Roomba Inventor On Turning Star Wars Inspiration Into One Of The Most Innovating Drone Companies

2018 was trumpeted at CES and by experts as the year in which the drone sector of the industry would explode, bringing with it easier-to-use, more economical and more technologically advanced unmanned vehicle systems for both business and personal use. If the first three months of 2018 are any …

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3D Drone Video

If you enjoy flying quadcopters, it is a good bet that you’ll have a drone with a camera. It used to be enough to record a video for later viewing, …

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Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

Scholar Gil Troy says it’s not too late for Trump to change — but history will judge his enablers harshly<p>Donald Trump is president of the United States by title and law. He is not president of all Americans. Trump cares only about his voters and the most enthusiastic part of his "base." He is a …

‘Oh my God…It’s fake’: Far right falls for hoax about Broward County sheriff

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, the far-right fever swamps buzzed with false information and conspiracy theories about student “crisis actors” who were paid to lie about the mass shooting.<p>But ironically, conspiracy-minded conservatives fell for a political hoax …

Internet

John Bolton and Gina Haspel Are the Consequences of Our Failure to Reckon With the Bush Years

It’s awfully fitting that John Bolton has been named national security adviser just a few days after the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the war …

‘You Will Not Destroy America’: A Trump Battle Is No Longer One-Sided

WASHINGTON — Usually, top intelligence and law enforcement officials withdraw to lives of tight-lipped relative anonymity after their careers end. (Suffice it to say, they are not exactly known for viral Twitter battles.)<p>But as President Trump has voiced his grievances against the F.B.I. with a …

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How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

<i>(After this story was published, Facebook came under harsh criticism from lawmakers in the United States and Britain. Read the latest.)</i><p>LONDON — As the upstart voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica prepared to wade into the 2014 American midterm elections, it had a problem.<p>The firm had secured …

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Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage<p>Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale …

Clean Energy

We Finally Know Where China's "Out of Control" Space Lab Might Crash

Look out below!<p>Heads up, Spain and Portugal. And France. Maybe you too, Greece.<p>China's 9.5 ton (8.6 tonne) space station, Tiangong-1, will come …

Hybrid solar cell captures energy from the sun and raindrops

As useful and ubiquitous as solar energy is becoming, it still has one major Kryptonite: gloomy weather. Now, a team of Chinese engineers has …

California lawmaker introduces 'right to repair' bill

The Right to Repair Act is heading to the biggest tech corporations' home state. Lawmaker Susan Talamantes Eggman is introducing the bill in California, which is now 18th state in the country to look into making devices easier to repair. These days, you can either bring your broken phone, tablet or …

Escort Says Audio Recordings Show Russian Meddling in U.S. Election

BANGKOK — A Belarusian escort with close ties to a powerful Russian oligarch said from behind bars in Bangkok on Monday that she had more than 16 hours of audio recordings that could help shed light on Russian meddling in United States elections.<p>The escort, Anastasia Vashukevich, said she would …

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The GOP's Tax-Cut Narrative Is Already Unraveling

The law’s role in boosting wages was overblown. Its deficits are scaring investors. And fears that it might accelerate inflation could push the Federal Reserve to choke off growth.<p>The big Republican tax cut isn’t even three months old yet. But it’s already confounding.<p>For months, critics (like me) …

Zapata Flyride: The Flying Personal Watercraft

Zapata is once again revolutionizing PWCs by introducing the Flyride, the flying personal watercraft. It uses Zapata’s proprietary computer-aided …

Drones

Reality sets in for the coal industry: Trump is powerless to save it

Coal plants now shutting down faster under Trump than Obama.<p>President Trump campaigned on a pledge to end the supposed “war on coal” that he claimed …

Meet the Skydio R1: A portable A.I. camera drone that truly flies itself

Another drone with built-in camera isn’t all that exciting, right? Try telling that to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineering …

A drone pilot becomes an airplane pilot

A couple of years ago as I was embarking on a big career transition I started working on my drone ground school training. I was already flying and …

Fox News’s appalling past 72 hours, analyzed

A data analysis shows how Fox News spun the Mueller indictment and Florida shooting into a defense of the president.<p>On Friday, FBI special counsel Robert Mueller filed the first charges against Russians in his investigation. The indictment details how a small group of Russian internet trolls tried …

Mueller's Message to America

The clear goal of the special counsel is to speak to the American public about the seriousness of Russian interference.<p>With yet another blockbuster indictment (why is it always on a Friday afternoon?), Special Counsel Robert Mueller has, once again, upended Washington. And this time, it is possible …

At 60 Frames Per Second, It Feels Like I'm Riding This Drone As It Races Down a Mountain

If there was ever a good reason to fullscreen a video on your computer, this is it. The third episode of Team Blacksheep’s <i>Long Term Paradise</i> series, …

President Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable Energy

In the biggest blow he’s dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar …

Intel RealSense Depth Cameras Add 3D Vision To Your Project

Developers, hobbyists and electronic enthusiasts who would like to add 3D vision to their next project may be interested in two new realSense depth …

Flybrix: "rebuildable, crash-friendly drones" made from Lego

Flybrix kits allow you to turn a variety of Lego builds into little copter-drones that you can fly with an app or a Bluetooth joystick.<p>The kits come …

U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump.<p>Feeley’s departure had been communicated to State Department officials on Dec. 27 and was not a …

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Trump Attorney Paid Adult Film Star $130,000 To Keep Quiet About Affair: Report

A lawyer for Donald Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to an ex adult-film star a month before the 2016 election so she’d keep quiet about an alleged …

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I’ve Studied the Trump-Fox Feedback Loop for Months. It’s Crazier Than You Think.

On Tuesday night, I, along with many Americans, was shocked when President Donald Trump tweeted that his “Nuclear Button” is “much bigger & more powerful” than North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's.<p>Having spent the past three months monitoring Trump’s Twitter feed professionally, I also had a good …

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