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SF Crime Is So Bad Police Need Quad Bikes That Transform Into Jet Skis

Cops on Segways are so 1993 and no one takes them seriously. That’s why San Francisco now has cops on quadskis, the ATV that turns into a jet ski …

Google’s 360-degree movies app is now available on iOS

Google Spotlight Stories, a hub for playing 360-degree movies on your phone, has finally made its way to iOS.<p>The app uses your phone’s motion sensors to allow you to explore different parts of the movies by looking around anywhere in a 360-degree sphere.<p>To be clear, these movies aren’y exactly …

Google

A Black Man's Guide to Surviving Encounters with the Cops

One of the authors of "Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival" talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.<p><i>This story was originally published by the Marshall Project.</i><p>When Eric Broyles was nine years old, …

Law Enforcement

Romania's 'Sewer People' Have Been Raided by Police | VICE News

Police in Romania have raided the intricate network of sewers in the capital city of Bucharest, where hundreds of people — including children — are believed to live.<p>The massive anti-drug operation, carried out earlier this week, followed months of surveillance, Channel 4 News reported, with …

Crime

Will Mind Transfer Ever Happen?

In Self/less, a dying billionaire “sheds” his mind into a younger man<p>It’s tempting to imagine the brain as a biological computer, with the tissue as hardware and electrical activity as software. If that were the case, mind transference might be technically feasible (albeit ethically fraught), at …

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

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From Brain To Computer: Helping 'Locked-In' Patient Get His Thoughts Out

In 2009, a man named Barry Beck suffered a series of strokes, which caused extensive damage to his right occipital lobe and to the brain stem. The geologist and author of several books was left completely unable to communicate, in a state known as locked-in syndrome.<p>The condition was famously …

Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

Using specially synthesized crystalline materials, scientists from the University of Southern Denmark have created a substance that is able to absorb …

Organic Chemistry

Newly discovered particle is both matter and antimatter at the same time

You probably think of matter and antimatter as mortal enemies, since their equivalent particles (such as protons and antiprotons) normally destroy each other on contact. However, there are now hints that the two might get along just fine in the right circumstances. Researchers claim to have …

U.S. Ebola patient now in critical condition, Dallas hospital says

Isolation and hallucinations: the mental health challenges faced by astronauts

Why the mental health of astronauts is one of the biggest hurdles when it comes to successful space missions<p>The sight of the entire Earth, visible to the naked eye, has had a profound effect on those who have seen it. Astronaut William McCool described it as “beyond imagination”, and many have …

Mass grave found in Mexican town where 43 students went missing

Six burial pits discovered on outskirts of Iguala, where violence erupted last weekend and 43 students are missing<p>Security forces investigating the role of municipal police in clashes in this southern city have found burned human remains in mass graves on the edge of town, a lawyer for the families …

Clean-shaven Jesus found on 4th-century glass plate

Spanish archaeologists discover early plate used to serve eucharistic bread depicting beardless Christ and apostles<p>The discovery of a glass plate depicting Christ that dates to the fourth century AD may lead to a new understanding of the history of Christianity in Spain.<p>“We were afraid to say what …

TV news reporter quits live on air over Alaska Cannabis Club – video

After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night's broadcast, KTVA's Charlo Greene tells viewers that she is the business's owner – and says she will devote all her energy to fighting for 'freedom and fairness'. She then swears and says 'I quit' before walking off-camera<p>• <b>WARNING: strong</b> …

Is Medicinal Marijuana Finally Coming to Australia?

It looks like the country is finally going to soften its unusually harsh cannabis laws, but skeptics say that the government is moving too slowly and will repeat the mistakes other nations have made.<p><i>Image via Wikipedia</i><p>After the last week, the legalization of medical marijuana in Australia seems …

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Cosmic beauty, photographed from the desert (pictures)

Beautiful butte<p>Star swirl<p>Milky trees<p>Explosive sun<p>Alternate universe?<p>Meteor breakthrough<p>Star light, star bright