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Russian hacker group exploits satellites to steal data, hide tracks

A group of sophisticated Russian-speaking hackers is exploiting commercial satellites to siphon sensitive data from diplomatic and military agencies in the United States and in Europe as well as to mask their location, a security firm said in a new report.<p>The group, which some researchers refer to …

Google, HTC vets turn to consumers to fund a cloud-based smartphone

One startup will leave the fate of its first smartphone up to the people.<p>Nextbit, run by executives who formerly worked at Google and HTC, launched on Tuesday its first smartphone -- named "Robin" -- through a crowdsourced Kickstarter project. The company will hold a 30-day campaign with the goal …

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Universe recreated in massive computer simulation

Researchers have created the most detailed simulation of the history of the universe, complete with exploding gas clouds, swirling galaxies, ravenous black holes and countless stars – born to die in violent supernovae that blast the chemical elements for planets and life out into the …

GTA V to Skyrim: the 10 most beautiful walks in gaming

Modern video game environments are often beautiful, exotic and atmospheric, and expansive enough to explore at leisure. Every virtual tourist should discover these examples, from Hebridean islands to the mean streets of 1940s Los Angeles

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

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 …

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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 …

Cubestormer 3 robot breaks Rubik's Cube world record

<b>A robot has broken the world record for the fastest solving of a Rubik's Cube.</b><p>Cubestormer 3, designed by David Gilday and Mike Dobson, recorded a time of 3.253 seconds at Birmingham's NEC.<p>The previous record of 5.27 seconds was set by the same design team three years ago.<p>Craig Glenday, editor in …

Lego Cubestormer robot solves Rubik's Cube in less time than it takes to read this headline

Until yesterday, the world record for fastest time in solving a Rubik's Cube was 5.27 seconds, which was set in the fall of 2011 by a Lego robot named Cubestormer 2. Thanks to the machine's successor (aptly named Cubestormer 3), the time to beat is now <i>3.253 seconds.</i> The robot, which is the third in …

Skin-tight spacesuits to help astronauts' spines in space

Space scientists at King's College London have fashioned a skin-tight spacesuit that they hope will help prevent astronauts' spines from expanding while on missions away from Earth.<p>As astronauts float in space, without the force of gravity pushing down on their bodies, their spines begin to …