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An amateur astronomer captured an impossible photo of an exploding star

While taking a series of short-exposure photographs to test his 16-inch telescope, Argentinian amateur astronomer Victor Buso caught the image of an initial burst of light from an exploding star in a distant galaxy. It was a remarkable discovery.<p>The chances of such a discovery are one in 10 …

Universe

How to protect your browser from Unicode domain phishing attacks

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IT security

Here are some of the ways experts think AI might screw with us in the next five years

Remember: forewarned is forearmed<p>When we talk about the dangers posed by artificial intelligence, the emphasis is usually on the <i>un</i>intended side effects. We worry that we might accidentally create a super-intelligent AI and forget to program it with a conscience; or that we’ll deploy criminal …

Artificial Intelligence

This Breathtaking Photo of Earth Really Puts Everything Into Perspective

This is what 40 million miles looks like.<p>It's been a conflicting few months on this blue orb of ours, but nothing puts life into perspective like a …

Astronomy

Florida students plead with Congress: It’s about the guns

Students at the Florida school where 17 people died last week said Sunday they will organize nationwide marches for gun control next month and try to create a “badge of shame” for politicians who take money from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups.<p>“We are losing our lives …

Guns

One day without plastic. Can you do it?

Take the pledge to go plastic-free on Feb. 21.<p>Like it or not, plastic is everywhere. We sit on it, store our food in it, drink from it, text with it, …

Pollution

MacTrast Deals: MacX DVD Ripper Pro: Lifetime License

MacX DVD Ripper Pro: Lifetime License allows you to rip any DVD to play it on your iOS and Android devices without the need to purchase an additional …

Tech Trends

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes. But there's one thing they all have in common. They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet, Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy. But it also begs the …

Cancer

Watch this hybrid Range Rover Sport take on the most dangerous road in the world

Land Rover shows its mettle by driving the Range Rover P400e up to China’s Heaven’s Gate<p>In a bid to prove the Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid (PHEV) …

Land Rover Range Rover

Bill Gates’ advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science

One thing Bill Gates is known to be good at is spotting opportunity.<p>His vision of the emerging opportunities in the world of computers spurred him to drop out of Harvard, Gates said Tuesday in a discussion of his and Melinda Gates' annual letter.<p>The pair talked with Lin-Manuel Miranda at Hunter …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

It's HTTPS or bust: How to secure your website

You no longer have a choice about locking down your website. Google will mark all non-HTTPS sites as insecure this July. It's time to lock your site …

Information Security

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

Linux

Amazon launches a Polly WordPress plugin that turns blog posts into audio, including podcasts

Amazon today is launching a new Amazon Polly WordPress plugin that gives your blog a voice by creating audio versions of your posts. The resulting audio can be played from within the blog post itself, or accessed in podcast form using a feature called Amazon Pollycast, the company says.<p>The plugin …

Cloud Computing

Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting in July

Google sends a nudge toward the unencrypted web<p>Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure,” according to a blog post published today by Chrome security product manager Emily Schechter. Chrome currently displays a neutral information icon, but starting with version 68, …

Information Security

​WordPress's broken automatic update function

Thanks to a bug, you must manually patch WordPress 4.9.3. Unless you do, you'll be stuck on WordPress 4.9.3 and vulnerable to the next WordPress …

PHP

Beware the looming Google Chrome HTTPS certificate apocalypse!

Well, melee. Dust-up? Minor inconvenience? But it's coming!!Tens of thousands of websites are going to find themselves labeled as unsafe unless they …

IT security

How To: Scan Websites for Potential Vulnerabilities Using Vega in Kali Linux

Withstanding an attack from a motivated hacker is one of most important responsibilities a system administrator must undertake. This is especially …

Information Security

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Moon

The Moon, it hovers above us in the night sky like omnipresent orb of celestial secrets, but there are a fair few facts that we do know about it - …

Astronomy

Arun Jaitley has just killed India’s cryptocurrency party

It appears to be the end of the road for cryptocurrencies in India.<p>Finance minster Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech today (Feb. 01), stated that the government will do everything to discontinue the use of bitcoin and other virtual currencies in India. He reiterated that India does not recognise …

India

Meltdown-Spectre: Malware is already being tested by attackers

Malware makers are experimenting with malware that exploits the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs.<p>German antivirus testing firm AV-Test has identified …

Malware

Introduction to web scraping with Node.js

For a long time when ever I wanted to try and create websites for practice I would visit a website, open the console and try to get the content I …

JavaScript

Teach Your Kids About the Super Blue Blood Moon of Jan. 31 with These Activities

Early in the morning on Jan. 31, roughly half of Earth will be treated to a total lunar eclipse. As the moon moves through Earth's shadow, it will …

Astronomy

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company Telegeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

Maps

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

Pink Floyd Exhibit Opens in Rome: Pictures

Aesthetics

Google's Deadline Looms For Marketers To Address Symantec-Issued Security Certificates

Google will begin to distrust Symantec-issued certificates in Chrome that were issued prior to June 1, 2016. The move will go into effect in early …

Good News, Mars Colonists: Pure Water Ice You Can Dig Up With a Shovel

Mars has large deposits of near-pure water ice just beneath the surface at mid-latitudes, a discovery that could have huge implications for future …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Linguistics

Japanese YouTuber joins calls to delete Logan Paul's YouTube account 【Video】

That Japanese Man Yuta explains why <b>YouTube needs to take a stand against Paul’s disrespectful Japan videos</b>.<p>American vlogger Logan Paul recently drew …