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Raising the Costa Concordia Shipwreck: How Do They Do It? [Graphic]

Today, September 16, the massive Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed onto the Italian island of Giglio is finally being pulled off the jagged …

Is Voyager 1 really out of the solar system?

It's 36 years since Voyager 1 was dispatched in 1977 on a mission to send back images of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere and volcanic eruptions on one of its moons, Io. Then it was due to travel on to Saturn to examine that planet's intricate system of rings and moons. But after travelling more than …

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IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain

Two years ago this month, IBM announced that it had developed a cognitive computer chip, inspired by human neural architecture. That chip was developed as part of the SyNAPSE project, which has a long term goal of building a computing system that can handle tasks that are relatively easy for human …

Exclusive: Dozens of CIA operatives on the ground during Benghazi attack

CNN has uncovered exclusive new information about what is allegedly happening at the CIA, in the wake of the deadly Benghazi terror attack.<p>Four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the assault by armed militants last September 11 in eastern Libya.<p><i>Programming note: Was</i> …

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba

Doctors say there may be a glimmer of hope for a 12-year-old girl in Arkansas who is infected with a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite. Not a single person is known to have survived such an infection in the past decade, but Kali Hardig is hanging on in critical condition, according to doctors …

Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …

Too Much Wind Energy? Save It Underground in Volcanic Rock Reservoirs

A new study shows compressed air storage in porous geologic formations could help the Pacific Northwest manage its surplus of intermittent renewable energy.<p><b>Gusting winds and swelling rivers bless the U.S. Pacific Northwest with an abundance of renewable energy resources in the spring and early</b> …

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

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The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

Five survivors of spectacular falls

<b>A British man has survived a fall from the 15th floor of a New Zealand apartment block, according to local media. The odds may be against it, but others have lived after even more dramatic plummets.</b><p>Tom Stilwell, 20, fell while trying to lower himself onto his Auckland balcony from a neighbour's, …

Albino Gorilla Was Result of Inbreeding

Both of Snowflake's parents had a rare gene that causes albinism.<p><b>Snowflake the gorilla gained notoriety for being the only known albino of his species. Now the late ape is making headlines again over the recent postmortem discovery that he was inbred.</b><p>Snowflake, a western lowland gorilla, was born …

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The Man Behind the Google Brain: Andrew Ng and the Quest for the New AI

There's a theory that human intelligence stems from a single algorithm.<p>The idea arises from experiments suggesting that the portion of your brain …

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

6 June 2018<p>Ferries and other craft crossing Sydney Harbour naturally leave a distinct wake, signified by trails of a lighter colour than the …

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Quitting caffeine is now a mental health disorder

There's a slight tremor in your hands followed by cold sweats. You snap when a coworker asks you a question, and your piercing headache makes you unable to send the simplest email. It’s only noon but you've given up on accomplishing anything at work.<p>If you think this sounds like the description of …

From Our Archives: Tornado!

When a NatGeo writer chased tornadoes in Oklahoma, he nearly caught one.<p><i>Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the June 1987 issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine.</i><p><b>Hailstones</b> rapping on her bedroom window woke Kimberly Lewis one April morning last year in Sweetwater, Texas. Her …

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Google

Given the size and scope of such a company, the Quora community had no problem providing a number of little-known yet surprising tidbits.<p>With all its tech excellence (which runs from Google Glass to the self-driving car to the internet's most beloved search engine), here are 10 mind-blowing facts …

Disgusted Drone Pilot Quits Air Force

The international community is outraged over the careless devastation and lack of accountability of the U.S.’s drone program. At least part of this …

Drones With Facial Recognition Technology Will End Anonymity, Everywhere

But when the FBI released blurry, off-angle images of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, researchers with Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Biometrics Center began trying to bring them into focus.<p>In a real-time experiment, the scientists digitally mapped the face of "Suspect 2," …

A Pet Drone That Follows You Like A Lost Puppy [Video]

This autonomous flying servant can track and record you from the sky.<p>Drones can't fetch a taco for you, but they can lift cameras into the sky and return impressive aerial video and photography. Trouble is, today's flying machines require a human pilot to manipulate their complex controls.<p>Sameer …

In Afghanistan, drones proved to be a useful and life

U.S. President Barack Obama responded last week to criticism of his government’s heavy reliance on drones to carry out targeted killings — and the …