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India

What Is A Gyrocopter And Why Did This Man Land One On The Capitol Lawn?

Not quite a copter, not quite a plane<p>Earlier today, a postman from Ruskin, Florida, landed a gyrocopter on the east lawn of the United States Capitol building. Doug Hughes claimed his flight was intended as a nonviolent protest against corruption, and shortly after landing he was apprehended by …

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

Japan studying latest message in Middle East hostage crisis

Japan has been studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi …

Study Skills

WikiLeaks demands answers after Google hands staff emails to US government

Search giant gave FBI emails and digital data belonging to three staffers WikiLeaks told last month of warrants which were served in March 2012<p>Google took almost three years to disclose to the open information group WikiLeaks that it had handed over emails and other digital data belonging to three …

Surveillance

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Why Didn't Toxic Waste Cause a Cancer Epidemic, Like We Expected in the 1970s?

There are hundreds of hazardous waste sites in the U.S.—but only three have been linked to excess cancers.<p>Like so many people who fear their health has been damaged by living near a hazardous waste site, the veterans of Camp Lejeune, a polluted Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina, …

Anti-Social Networking App Helps You Avoid Friends You Don't Like

A new app claims to be the social network for the anti-social.<p>While most social media apps focus on helping you get closer to your friends, Cloak …

Apple Patents An iPhone Camera Remote With Built-In Display

Apple has been granted a patent (via AppleInsider) for a wireless iPhone camera remote control, which has a built-in display for previewing and reviewing photos, and shutter buttons for both still and movies, as well as a way to switch camera modes remotely and full media playback controls. The …

Celebrity Gossip

Jaguar will end production of XK

During its time under Ford’s F, -1.50% Premier Automotive Group umbrella, the Jaguar XK saw two iterations. The first was a much-needed replacement …

Jaguar Cars

How One State Can Triple Its Renewable Energy Use at No Additional Cost

By Sam Gomberg<p>With Gov. Rick Snyder’s recent announcement of clean energy goals for Michigan, the conversation is quickly developing around the …

The Insane Growth Of China’s And India’s Megacities Mapped Through Satellite Imagery

These charts–made with information from weather satellites scanning the ground–show how wide and how tall cities around the world have grown. What’s happening to the size of cities in Asia will blow your mind.<p>Faced with the incomprehensible scale of worldwide mega-urbanization, observers have …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

A decent life in a decent society – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

To win in 2015 we have to do two things. One is that we have to want to win, and the second is to show that Labour in unequivocally on the side of …

India plans mission to the Sun

India's Mangalyaan spacecraft is on its way to Mars, but the county is already planning its next major space exploration mission.<p>The country visited …

When machine learning takes a lesson from human learning

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you haven’t heard Ramona Pierson’s story, you’re missing out on a great source of inspiration. It involves a broken home, a …

IIHS Study Compares Rearview Cameras and Parking Sensors

More and more vehicles are being offered with backup technology, but should such safety features come as standard equipment? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering mandating backup cameras on passenger vehicles, but before any decision is made on the issue, the Insurance …

Driverless Cars

Meet the hardware, software and science projects bound for the International Space Station this month

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>After problems forced a delay from a scheduled launch this weekend, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off later …

4 Ways To Cure Your Technological “Distraction Addiction”

You don’t have to purge technology from your life; Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that you can get the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul. Here’s how.<p>There’s a Louis C.K. video that has been making the …

Brian O'Driscoll: Ireland icon ends career in fairy tale fashion

<b>An hour after his final game for Ireland and Brian O'Driscoll still hadn't taken his green jersey off.</b><p>"Because it's the last time, I'm dragging the backside out of it," said O'Driscoll. "It would be a bit weird if I started wearing it at home."<p>But for those Ireland fans who suspect O'Driscoll came …

Joe Schmidt

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Universe

The Solar Eclipse You Could Only See From Space

The Sun and Moon decided to put on a show Thursday — but only for the lucky few with good seats, in space.<p>In what is known as a lunar transit, the …

Samsung Shape: the Right Way to Do Wi-Fi Speakers

Samsung Shape M7 Multi-Room Speaker<p>A Wireless Speaker That's a Team Player<p>Five Drivers<p>Hub<p>App Screen<p>Controls<p>Vertical Placement<p>Connectors<p>Wall Mounting …

Facebook Active Users Could Exceed China's Population by 2015

If Facebook's user base continues to grow at its current rate, it could surpass the number of people living in China — the world's most populous …

NASA Shows 60 Years of Climate Change in 15 Seconds

It may feel cold outside right now, but NASA's new climate video helps you visualize how hot Earth is getting overall.<p>NASA's Goddard Institute for …