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Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious

When students show up at college in the fall, they'll have to deal with new classes, new friends and a new environment. In many cases, they will also have new roommates — and an intriguing new research study suggests this can have important mental health consequences.<p>At the University of Notre …

Author says NSA security leaks more reminiscent of 'Space Odyssey' than '1984'

In the days following this month’s NSA leaks, with polls indicating that half of the country was willing to trade privacy for safety, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 skyrocketed.<p>CNN reported that copies sold increased by 10,000 percent several days after the leaks came to light. Faced with some hard …

The Pandora's Box of NSA Data: On Trial for Murder Edition

An accused killer claims that information collected by the spy agency could help him clear his name.<p>Christiaan Botha/Flickr<p>NBC News alerts us to a man who insists that he is not guilty of the charges against him -- <i>and</i> that the NSA can prove it. "A defendant in a Florida murder trial says telephone …

Edward Snowden claims US hacks Chinese targets

The US has perpetrated hacking attacks on “hundreds” of targets in Hong Kong and mainland China since 2009, the former CIA analyst Edward Snowden has claimed.<p>In an interview with the <b>South China Morning Post</b>, Mr Snowden, who has been hiding in the former British colony since May 20, accused the US …

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The Energy Fix: Wind Power Blades Get Bigger, Turbines Get Smarter

A look at tomorrow’s turbines<p>In 2012, wind power added more new electricity production in the U.S. than any other single source. But even with 60 gigawatts powering 15 million homes, wind supplants just 1.8 percent of the nation's carbon emissions. Tomorrow's turbines will have to be more …

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Worker lauded for inviting teen with autism to help him stock supermarket<p>Good Samaritans join police in dramatic car fire rescue: Video<p>Officer …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Building structure and warmth in Ashtead.<p>Thatching is making a …

2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Familiar Formula

Gaydon's recipe for success: Just add power.<p>Since its unfortunate experience with the slow-selling and notoriously unreliable Lagonda, Aston Martin has avoided reinventing the wheel. Simply look at the recent updates to the DB9 and the Rapide S for proof. Now the V12 Vantage, which was first …

Russia to sell 10 MiG fighter jets to Syria

Russia is to sell at least 10 fighter jets to the Syrian government amid heated international debate over arms supplies to the violence-stricken country.<p>Sergei Korotkov, director general of the government-controlled MiG aircraft manufacturer, said it planned to sign a contract to send the MiG-29 …

Guantánamo hunger strikers demand new doctors in letter of protest

Thirteen Guantánamo Bay detainees on hunger strike have written an open letter to their military doctors insisting they receive independent, …

Asia curbs US imports of wheat after genetically modified sample found

The discovery of rogue genetically modified wheat in a farmer's field in Oregon shook global confidence in the safety of America's food supply on …

Report Of Liquid Woolly Mammoth Blood Prompts Clone Talk

Scientists in Siberia say they've extracted blood samples from the carcass of a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth, reviving speculation that a clone of the extinct animal might someday walk the earth, if scientists are able to find living cells. But researchers say the find, which also included …

Blow to NRA as court allows US plan to track gun sales in states on Mexican border

The National Rifle Association has suffered a rare setback in its crusade to block new gun regulations after a federal appeals court allowed the US …

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …