Stephanie DeWitt

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Dronestream creator provides real-time and historical data about every reported US drone strike

Data on US drone bombings have been visualized and tweeted, and soon they could be showing up everywhere: @dronestream's author has just released an API that gives developers easy access to every reported drone strike in US history, as well as real-time access to each strike as it happens. …

New Orleans Mother's Day parade hit by shooting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977942_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524719673_ed08f7172ca6295336ab0cd6b2b375ef<p><b>Nineteen people have been wounded in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in the US city of New Orleans, police say.</b><p>The victims included two children who …

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critters. Researchers at the University of Georgia have proof: they've discovered a way to generate electricity from plants through hijacking the photosynthesis process. By altering the proteins inside a …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

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Teen suspended for tweet critical of high school sports

I am writing this with a cold compress on my head and a milk chocolate digestive biscuit in my mouth.<p>Both are to soothe my furrowed thoughts.<p>For this is another tale of peculiarity from the antiseptic-smelling hallways of America's high schools.<p>It has been well-established that strange things …

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Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

Offshore 3D Printed Gun Blueprint Protector Kim Dotcom Reportedly Deleting Files [Updated]

3D printed guns are reportedly even too scary for the infamous free-information hacker, Kim Dotcom. After the U.S. State Department demanded that the designer of the world’s first fully printable gun remove the files from his network, New Zealand-based Dotcom committed to keeping them safely online …

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Boy, 12, arrested in killing of 8-year-old sister that he blamed on intruder

The 12-year-old brother of a California girl found stabbed to death in their home last month was arrested Saturday, authorities said.<p>Calaveras County Sheriff Gary Kuntz told reporters that Leila Fowler's brother, who had said that an intruder killed her, was taken into custody after a two-week …

Kid President Sends Heartfelt Mother's Day Salute to Moms

Kid President, the youthful powerhouse in a power suit who knows how to give one heck of a motivational pep talk, has taken his inspirational talents …