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Mitsubishi Electric's Seawater Aerial Is More Than A High-tech Gimmick

An antenna made out of seawater? At first glance, it may seem on the level of an engineer’s idea of a parlor trick, but Mitsubishi Electric believes its SeaAerial Antenna has a future both on sea and land as a simple-to-set-up mobile antenna.<p>Seawater being salty is chock full of sodium and chloride …

Penises, yoga and the KKK: These were actual Republican debate topics

The Republican primary somehow keeps getting weirder.<p>Thursday's GOP debate featured Donald Trump promising he's got a big dick, questions over how he …

Best Quotes for CEO's & Entrepreneurs

• Don’t run when you lose, don’t whine when it hurts. It’s like first grade. No one likes a cry baby. Gordon Gekko<br>• If a lion could speak, we could not …

SpaceX Makes History: Falcon 9 Launches, Lands Vertically

SpaceX completed an historic vertical landing of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday night — the first time such a feat had been achieved.<p>The launch and landing in Cape Canaveral, Florida, were the first from the private U.S. spaceflight company since its rocket exploded on liftoff in June.<p>"Welcome back, …

Space Travel

Elon Musk offered a “multimillion-dollar bonus” for Geohot to build a “Mobileye crushing” Autopilot system for Tesla

Tesla is currently using a hardware suite of sensors from Mobileye to get the input needed for its Autopilot system to control the Model S on highways and under some specific road conditions. But as it is often the case with Tesla (like for its seats), the company is looking to discontinue …

Lettuce 'three times worse than bacon' for the environment, scientists claim

Greenhouse gas emissions from lettuce production are three times higher per calorie than from bacon, study finds<p>Eating lettuce could be three times worse for the environment than bacon, scientists have claimed.<p>Despite calls from celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sir Paul McCartney for …

Tesla’s license plate mystery is no mystery at all

That level of attention is an indicator that the Tesla investment story is not over yet and in a world where true revenue growth is so hard to come by, Tesla is very unusual indeed. A strange story out of Denmark illustrates this point.<p>The Danish government recently accused Tesla of trying to …

VW 'finds another software problem affecting fuel consumption'

The latest software issue on VW cars focuses on the recovery of energy, which can be used to recharge car batteries<p>Volkswagen has uncovered yet another software problem affecting its vehicles' fuel consumption, according to reports, adding to a massive pollution cheating scandal that has engulfed …

If You Do This, the NSA Will Spy on You

A recent report reveals online behaviors that will get you tailed by the spies. By Patrick Tucker<p><b>Worried about the</b> NSA monitoring you? If you take …

A five-story vending machine for cars just opened in Nashville

It's coin-operated, of course<p>"We knew that if [customers] chose to pick up the car we would save some money, and so we could invest that money in giving them a really, really great experience," Garcia says. The result? A five-story, fully-automatic vending machine building for cars just outside of …

Flying

10 best video streaming apps and video streaming services for Android

Video streaming is a big deal. That old cable subscription is looking less and less like a good deal and there are now tons of ways to enjoy content online. Online streaming services also beat cable to 4K content, HDR content, and other future technologies. Here is our list of the best video …

Garlic gets the girl: Forget aftershave - just eat garlic to attract women, study finds

Scientists finds that sweat of men who had eaten the bulb smelt more attractive to women because it suggests the person is healthy<p>It might sound like the most unlikely of dating tips, but a study has found that men should forget the aftershave and try eating some garlic instead.<p>Garlic has …

Hackers sweet-talked their way into the CIA director's email account

The hackers who found their way into CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account didn't use sophisticated coding skills. They just wheedled their way past his service providers' customer service agents to take command of all his accounts.<p>It's a striking reminder that even high-ranking …

Customer Service

How the Casio F-91W became the world’s most versatile (and dangerous) watch

In a dingy part of Manila in 1995, two men were mixing chemicals in an apartment building. Murad and his friend Ramzi had some prior knowledge of chemistry, having dabbled for the previous two years. However, they weren’t prepared for what happened next.<p>A fire broke out and the pair had to quickly …

FBI foils plot to sell nuclear material in Moldova

Russian-linked smuggling gang specifically sought buyer from Islamic State, reveals investigation<p>Four attempts by Russian-linked gangs in Moldova to sell nuclear material have been thwarted by the authorities and the FBI over the past five years, according to an Associated Press investigation.<p>The …

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

Android News

British man comes up with brilliant ploy for getting revenge on spammers

Sick of getting spam emails? Here's a great trick for solving the problem<p>A British developer has come up with an ingenious way of getting rid of annoying spam emails and getting revenge on the people sending them in one fell swoop.<p>These days, subscribing to a newsletter or buying something from an …

Scientists used a 3D printer to determine the 'perfect' penis size

A study recently conducted by academic researchers is putting concerns about penis size to bed — no pun intended.<p>The study, led by sexual …

Samsung Gear S2 review: A new spin on smartwatches - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Gear S2 has an eye-catching design, a clever rotating bezel that's actually useful, beautiful display, solid health tracking and slightly better battery life than other high-end smartwatches. Plus, it works with a variety of Android phones.<p><b>The Bad</b> Fewer available apps or seamless …

Woman Inspired By ‘Mr. Robot’ Hides Hacking Kit In Her Platform Heels

Engineer SexyCyborg lives in Shenzhen, China, and recently became of a fan of the really good show <i>Mr. Robot</i>. The series is a far more realistic depiction of hacking than the typical show, from the relatively non-theatrical methods of using tor exit node exploits to catch a child pornographer, to …

Social Issues

Exploring the Hacker Tools of Mr Robot

Over the years the most famous hacking tool that has made it into the movies is Nmap. When producers of a movie actually try to put a dose of reality …

‘Mr. Robot’ Rewind: A security geek analyzes the popular new TV show

If you’re a passionate information security (infosec) geek and a pop-culture nerd like me, you’ve probably been waiting impatiently for Hollywood to …

TV

This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>My heart was lifted beyond Mars last week when Steve Wozniak declared that the robot world would be one of bliss for humans.<p>He'd initially feared that they might annihilate us. Now, he's thinking that they …

Wall Street

Here's what you need to know about headphone specifications

I've listened to and reviewed hundreds of headphones, and here's what I've learned: they all sound different. Examining their specifications -- frequency response, impedance, sensitivity, driver size, etc. -- rarely yields useful information. For me the only spec that (sometimes) matters is the …

See World of Warcraft's Early Days With its First Ever Screenshots

It's been almost eleven years since the popular MMO World of Warcraft initially launched, but developer Blizzard was working on the game long before that. The game has evolved dramatically over the years, getting multiple fresh coats of paint.<p>Recruitment marketing manager Dave Wilson today posted …

Huxley to Orwell: My Hellish Vision of the Future is Better Than Yours (1949)

In 1949, George Orwell received a curious letter from his former high school French teacher.<p>Orwell had just published his groundbreaking book <i>Nineteen</i> …

How Obama Endangered Us All With Stuxnet

The cybersabotage campaign on Iran’s nuclear facilities didn’t just damage centrifuges. It undermined digital security everywhere.<p>A few months after …