Meghan Khasnis

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11 Visions of The Future That Were Utterly Wrong

As we set our sights on the coming year, the Interwebs are buzzing with predictions of future tech trends, new economic tidings and the biggest fashion trends you haven't heard of yet. While it's fun to make predictions, even the wisest experts have to rely partially on conjecture. This often …

Michael Schumacher ski helmet camera 'examined'

<b>Investigators in France are examining a camera which had been fixed to the ski helmet of injured Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, media reports say.</b><p>Authorities were hoping the device may reveal clues about the circumstances of his skiing accident in the French Alps, a source told the AFP news …

Motor Racing

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Obama Becomes First President to Acknowledge ‘Area 51’

President Barack Obama on Sunday likely became the first <i>actual</i> President to publicly acknowledge Area 51, the top-secret government testing ground …

NSA Spied on World of Warcraft

Will a Tiny, Submerged Rock Spark a New Crisis in the East China Sea?

South Korea's expanded air defense identification zone now encompasses Socotra Rock, which also falls within the Chinese and Japanese zones.<p>There is a submerged rock in the Yellow Sea that seafaring Korean families once believed to be the home of the spirits of dead fishermen. The rock’s name in …

NASA will go to Mars, but not before 'putting a baggie' on an asteroid

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Sleeping jet passenger is overlooked, locked aboard plane

A passenger on a United Express plane fell asleep during a recent flight and woke up in the dark, locked aboard the aircraft. He thought he was dreaming, he told the<p>ABC affiliatein Houston.<p>Tom Wagner told KTRK-TV he was flying from Louisiana to California on Friday night. There was a layover in …

South Carolina

Police demanding more and more cell phone data

Local, state and federal law enforcement have all spiked the number of data requests to phone companies<p>Last year saw a spike across local, state and federal law enforcement requests for cellphone user data. As the ACLU reported Monday, last year alone, AT&T and T-Mobile documented 600,000 requests …

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The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …