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Rephone lets you hack a cellular radio into anything

Give a dog a phone<p>Yesterday at the Maker Faire in New York, we had a chance to check out the Rephone, a clever little project that comprises a bunch of modules that let you cobble together your own tiny little cell phone. Actually, making a cute little cardboard-encased phone is the least …

Microsoft kit helps you run Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi

Sure, it's no secret that you can run Windows 10 on a tiny Raspberry Pi 2, but actually doing that could prove to be a challenge. What parts do you need? And what do you do with it when you're ready? That's where Microsoft and Adafruit think they can help. They've released a Windows IoT Core …

Raspberry Pi

Turns out 3D printing with Easy Cheese isn't so easy

Innovations in 3D printing are coming fast and furious these days. There seems to be particular interest in food-related printers capable of making anything from pizza to pancakes. But the world has really been crying out for a spray-cheese printer, and now we have one in the form of the Easy …

3D Printing

These exoskeleton heels could help stroke victims walk again

It isn't quite the soft exosuit that DARPA's working on, but scientists have developed a lightweight exoskeleton that'll take some of the work out of walking. Before you get too excited though, this is less <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> and more along the lines of mechanical engineering. Researchers from …

Withings knows what's going on at Home (pictures)

What 3-Parent Babies Mean For The Future Of Reproductive Medicine

Bespoke embryos raise ethical questions for lawmakers and bioethicists alike<p>Last week members of the British House of Commons passed a bill legalizing mitochondrial DNA transfers--a process that combines three different sets of DNA to create an embryo. That means one day, it could be possible for …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

Mental Health

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Jeannette Bougrab, Partner Of Charlie Hebdo Editor Charb, Speaks About His Death

Jeannette Bougrab, partner of slain Charlie Hebdo editor Stéphane Charbonnier, known as Charb, spoke about his death on French television station BFMTV.<p>The former French Secretary for Youth and Community Life described how she got the news that he was killed. "I was at a state meeting and I learned …

Paris In Shock After Three Days Of Deadly Terrorist Shootings And Sieges

Police ended two related hostage situations near Paris. In one, to the northeast, the brothers wanted for the Charlie Hebdo massacre were also killed. To the east, a gunman who said he was working with the brothers was killed, along with four of his hostages, BuzzFeed News confirmed. Warning: …

France Is Pouring Cash Into Charlie Hebdo So It Can Keep Publishing

French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin said the government was ready to grant the struggling newspaper one million euros ($1.18 million) "so it can continue next week and the week after that and the week after that."<p>Twelve people were killed in the attack on Charlie Hebdo's office on Wednesday, …

Terrorists killed at both Paris sieges after explosions

Charlie Hebdo suspects and Vincennes gunmen killed but four hostages feared dead in Paris police assaults on both Dammartin and Vincennes<p>The two hostage situations gripping Paris ended amid gunfire and explosions with multiple hostages freed within minutes of one another, but reports that four …

Police Are Still Searching For One Suspect In The France Terror Attacks

Two separate hostage situations happening in France simultaneously have ended. Three of the four suspects involved have been killed.<p>One suspect is now on the loose.<p>Although separate, both events are linked to the massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. One hostage …

Key events in Paris newspaper attack and hostage-takings

PARIS (AP) — For three days, two al-Qaida-linked brothers and an associate who seized a kosher grocery, terrorized France and shook the world.<p>The …

France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A pair of dramatic raids Friday in France led to the killing of three terrorists -- one suspected in the fatal shooting of a policewoman and four hostages, the other two in the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine -- and to the freeing of more than a dozen people being held …

Terrorism

A timeline of the Charlie Hebdo terror attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> The attack Wednesday on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris touched off three days of terror in France as authorities staged an intensive hunt for the suspects. On Friday, security forces killed two suspects in the magazine attack who were holed up in a building north of Paris. At the same …

Secret of long life may be written in stars, scientists find

Norwegian researchers found people born during times of high Sun activity died around five years before those born in periods of solar silence<p>The secret of long life may really be written in the stars - well the Sun at least - after scientists discovered that solar activity at birth predicts …

The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.

Cyber Monday Sales Shatter Records

Total sales were up 8.7% over 2013, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.<p>Mobile sales increased by a whopping 29.3% and accounted for one in five transactions, according to IBM.<p>Strong Cyber Monday results could help offset plummeting sales on Black Friday.<p>While more shoppers turned out …

Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.<p>Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Symantec Has Found a Spying Tool Active on Computers Around the World

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

Hackers post webcam, security camera, baby monitor video online

A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 …

Home Security

Russian website posting live video streams from hacked webcams

LONDON — If you have a webcam, baby monitor or home security camera, you should probably change your password now.<p>A Russian website is collecting …

Breached webcam and baby monitor site flagged by watchdogs

<b>The public is being warned about a website containing thousands of live feeds to baby monitors, stand-alone webcams and CCTV systems.</b><p>Data watchdogs across the world have drawn attention to the Russian-based site, which broadcasts footage from systems using either default passwords or no log-in …

5 Reasons to Drink Coffee Before Your Workout

Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight loss …

Holistic Medicine

Stream Live Video From A GoPro With Livestream’s Latest iOS App

Believe it or not, GoPro cameras just got a bit more functional thanks to Livestream. The company just added the ability to stream live video using its iOS app. Just think, now, thanks to Livestream, you can stream all of your hot skateboarding skillz live.<p>It’s easy enough, too. The app is free yet …

Despite Cook recently telling The Wall Street Journal that the company will be focusing on improving the overall security, and two-step authentication, currently used by its iCloud service, in the coming weeks, Mashable is running a report this week in which it claims any account on the service can be hacked – for “just $200.” […]

Despite <i>Cook</i> recently telling The Wall Street Journal that the company will be focusing on improving the overall security, and <b>two-step authentication</b>, …