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Down with Tech!

The digital natives are getting restless<p>Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody.<p>You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when we’re supposed to think about “cyber threats,” right? Yes, this Hacktober, change your passwords frequently and …

A Controversial Treatment for Peanut Allergies

Patients get increasing doses of peanuts until they no longer suffer allergic reactions<p>West Hartford, Conn.<p>Peanut M&M dispensers stand in the waiting room of the New England Food Allergy Treatment Center. Hundreds of drawings plaster the walls, almost all done by children with peanut allergies. One …

Biomedicine

Doctors 3D-print 'living' body parts

<b>Custom-made, living body parts have been 3D-printed in a significant advance for regenerative medicine, say scientists.</b><p>The sections of bone, muscle and cartilage all functioned normally when implanted into animals.<p>The breakthrough, published in Nature Biotechnology, raises the hope of using living …

Airbus has a crazy idea to speed up airplane boarding that looks like something from 'Thunderbirds'

Airbus has just been granted a patent for a wild new way to try to speed up boarding on planes — and as Ars Technica points out, it's just like something out of "Thunderbirds."<p>Here's how it works.

Airbus

Charges brought in largest US financial cyber-hacking

<b>Prosecutors have charged three men relating to the largest cyber-attack of financial firms in US history.</b><p>Personal information for 100 million people was accessed by cyber-thieves between 2012 and the summer of 2015.<p>At a press conference on Tuesday, US federal prosecutor Preet Bharara called the …

Amazon is opening its first physical bookstore tomorrow

Amazon got its start as an online bookseller, and now — over 20 years later — it's decided to sell books the old-fashioned way. On Tuesday, Amazon will open a store in Seattle called Amazon Books. Not only is it one of Amazon's first physical locations, but it's also Amazon's first physical …

According to NASA, Antarctica is actually gaining ice

Antarctica is currently gaining more ice than it’s losing, according to a recent study by NASA.<p>The surprising findings, detailed in the Journal of Glaciology, doesn’t deny that glaciers are melting at an increased rate as a result of global warming, but suggests current gains outweigh the losses in …

Global Warming

UK documentary makers found guilty in Indonesian court

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1204000/1204799_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524701509_20857de9dab7338565f0c5e14d5b3fbb<p><b>Two UK journalists have been found guilty of violating Indonesia's immigration laws by filming a documentary without a press visa.</b><p>Neil Bonner and Rebecca …

Americans becoming less religious, especially young adults: poll

(Reuters) - Americans are becoming less religious, judging by such markers as church attendance, prayer and belief in God, and the trend is more pronounced among young adults, according to a poll released on Tuesday.<p>A decal reading "God Bless America" is seen on the wall of the soup kitchen in the …

Teens

CIA Director’s Personal Email Allegedly Hacked

The FBI has started an investigation into the purported hacking, a source says<p>WASHINGTON—A Twitter user claiming to have hacked into the personal email account of Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan has released a purported contact list of 2,611 email and instant message addresses, …

Wall Street

Indian trucker was killed over rumor that he was carrying beef

Some 2,000 people took to the streets Monday in an Indian-controlled area of Kashmir to protest the killing of a teenage Muslim truck driver who was burned to death in the cab of his truck, apparently because he was wrongly suspected of transporting beef.<p>It was the third instance in recent weeks in …

Historic German nutcracker maker files for bankruptcy just in time for Christmas

Steinbach, one of Germany’s largest producers of handcrafted nutcrackers, has officially filed for bankruptcy, the Associated Press reports.<p>The …

Villagers in Guatemala burn their mayor to death after political rivalry escalates

Mob killing in Concepción sparked by ambush on a rival of of the dead man that resulted in the deaths of two teenage girls<p>A mob has killed a village mayor in western Guatemala in apparent reprisal for an attack on a political rival that resulted in the death of two teenage girls.<p>A prosecutors’ …

Guatemala City

This lab makes phone batteries that charge in 30 seconds

Welcome to the lab where scientists are building smartphone batteries that fully charge your phone in 30 seconds -- and electric-car batteries …

Chelsea FC