Marcelo Schmidt

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This Man Is the State of the Union’s Designated Survivor

While the rest of the government attends Obama’s big speech, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (and the nuclear codes) will spend Tuesday night …

Solteiro do ES adota garoto de sete anos e tem primeiro Dia dos Pais

Jadilson adotou Rian há quatro meses e vive o que diz ser uma 'reviravolta'. Dupla comemora interação e fala sobre mudanças de vida após adoção.

The stigma of being an atheist in the US

<b>Atheists in the US are rallying together, launching a new TV programme and providing support for those who go public with their beliefs.</b><p>"Sometimes things need to be said, and fights need to be fought even if they are unpopular. To the closeted atheists, you are not alone, and you deserve …

Religion

New malware can live inside any USB device undetected

It turns out that the stalwart USB thumbstick, or any universal serial bus device, isn't as trustworthy as once thought. A pair of security researchers has found we need to worry about more than just malware-infected files that are stored portable drives, and now need to guard against hacks built …

Danish researchers achieve fastest single-laser data transfer speeds ever

Looking for wicked fast internet? You may want to move to Denmark: researchers in DTU Photonics' High-Speed Optical Communications Group (HSOC) have set a new world record for single-transmitter data transfer. Using a new kind of optical fiber, the team was able to achieve transfer speeds of 43 …

Funcionário de frigorífico é preso por furto de pedras de vesícula de boi

Homem de 35 anos foi autuado em flagrante na manhã desta quarta-feira. Outro trabalhador já havia sido indiciado no início do mês.

As histórias desta mulher que cuida da mãe com Alzheimer deixam a gente rindo e chorando ao mesmo tempo

"Você podia ser minha filha".<p>Mãe era muito falante, adorava conversar e fazer novas amizades. E fazia com a maior tranquilidade. Um dia fomos ao supermercado e subimos de elevador. Quando a porta abriu, o elevador era todo espelhado. Ela não teve dúvida, olhou no espelho com um baita sorriso e …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

New fighter pilot helmet delivers night vision without goggles

Fighter pilots have access to helmets with amazing abilities. However, they still have to strap on heavy night vision goggles to fly in the dark -- an all too literal pain in the neck. Much to aircrews' relief, BAE Systems wants to make that clunky headgear a distant memory. Its brand new Striker …

Control Google Glass with your mind... and a second headset

Up until now, you can only navigate Google Glass by touching or talking to it, but London-based firm This Place just made it possible to control the device using something else: your brainwaves. The company just released an open source application called MindRDR that gives you something akin to …

RocketSkates let you zip along the sidewalk at a top speed of 12MPH

Let's nip your enthusiasm right in the bud: No, these motorized skates you see above aren't actually powered by rockets. Now hold on, don't close the browser tab just yet. Just launched on Kickstarter, Acton's RocketSkates do have a rather misleading name. But they're actually quite the improvement …

The Latest Snowden Leak Is Devastating to NSA Defenders

The agency collected and stored intimate chats, photos, and emails belonging to innocent Americans—and secured them so poorly that reporters can now browse them at will.<p>Consider the latest leak sourced to Edward Snowden from the perspective of his detractors. The National Security Agency's …

Susie Wolff: 'Formula 1 could see women drivers again'

<b>Development driver Susie Wolff says Formula 1 is "close" to the time when a woman will race in a grand prix again.</b><p>The Scot, 31, will become the first female to take part in a race weekend in 22 years when she drives in British Grand Prix practice on Friday.<p>"I wouldn't be doing it if I didn't think …

Motor Racing