Neil Abraham

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3 YouTube Daredevils Dead in Waterfall Accident

Three popular YouTubers died on Tues., July 3, after accidentally falling over a waterfall more than 1,000 feet in height. Two of the deceased were …

National Parks

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

110 Years After The Tunguska Event We Still Aren't Sure What Caused It

It was nothing of this earth, but a piece of the great outside; and as such dowered with outside properties and obedient to outside laws.<br>The Colour Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft<p>At 7:15 on the morning of June 30, 1908, something happened in the sky above the Stony Tunguska (Podkamennaya Tunguska) …

Earth Science

Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may …

Cryptocurrency

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which is stiff enough to hold its shape but soft enough to be squeezed out the nozzle of a 3D printer.”<p>There is …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Watching This Guy Build a Giant Lego Star Destroyer Is Hypnotic

The massive, ruined Star Destroyer in the Jakku desert might be the strongest image <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has. It’s a perfect encapsulation of …

Scientists excited by huge New Zealand sinkhole

An enormous sinkhole appeared in New Zealand after record amounts of rainfall revealed thousands of years of the region's volcanic past. Sam Kelway of TVNZ reports.

New Zealand

The US is split into more than a dozen 'belts' defined by industry, weather, and even health

1/<p>The Bible Belt<p>Shayanne Gal/Business Insider<p>The Bible Belt is an area of the US where evangelical Protestantism plays an especially strong role in …

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

BenQ Unveils New 4K UHD HDR Projector for Immersive Live Sports - PC Mag Middle East

BenQ has launched their new TK800 Projector that is primarily aimed at sports enthusiasts who want to experience the action in all its glorious …

4K Ultra HD

Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power users inject code into the system and modify it …

Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess

How the successor to SMS will take on iMessage<p>A top-tier Android phone can cost upwards of a thousand dollars, and for that money, you’ll get some amazing features. It will have a stellar screen, top-flight camera, gobs of storage, and an absolutely atrocious texting experience.<p>It’s a problem. In …

Chatbots

Fly above Jupiter's terrifying north pole in new NASA video

Jupiter's north pole is unsettling, at best. It's comprised of one giant storm encircled by eight spinning cyclones — all of which have larger …

We'll never trust our 'friends' ever again after they sold out our Facebook data

Culture<p>RACHEL THOMPSONApr 11, 2018<p>The deed is done. You've accessed the Facebook tool and discovered that your data was harvested by Cambridge …

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

Microsoft adds ransomware protection, recovery tools to Office 365

Microsoft has rolled out a series of new tools to protect its Office 365 Home and 365 Personal customers from a variety of cyber-threats, including …

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

Facebook kept copies of videos you deleted

Madison Malone Kircher writes that Facebook keeps copies of "every video you ever filmed on the platform", even after you think you've deleted …

Social Media

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.<p>In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there’s a widespread movement for people to #DeleteFacebook. But even …

Steve Jobs Warned Us All About The Facebook Data Scandal

“We take privacy extremely seriously"<p>Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs always had preternatural foresight when it came to the future of tech, and it looks like he saw the current Facebook privacy scandal coming a long way off.<p>The social network giant is coming under heavy fire for handing 50 million …

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

The iPad has replaced many things — it’s a TV, it’s a games console, it’s a book, it’s a (huge) camera, and it’s even a typewriter. But until recently, it hasn’t made a very good alternative to paper. But thanks to the Apple Pencil, and to iOS 11, that has changed. Now you can write and draw a note …

Apple Pencil

Study Confirms Apple Watch Can Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97% Accuracy

The heart rate monitors built into the Apple Watch and other wearable devices can detect abnormal heart rhythms with 97 percent accuracy, according to a new study conducted by the team behind the Cardiogram app for Apple Watch in conjunction with researchers at the University of California, San …

Apple Watch

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: Here's what you need to know

Strategic Communications Laboratories (SCL) and its data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica have both been suspended from Facebook after each “gained access to information” without the consent of certain individuals. And if the latter name sounds familiar, it should; but we’ll get to that in a …

Social Media

New Stem Cell Treatment Gives Blind Patients Ability To Read

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b><b> |</b> <b>Twitter</b><b>CBS Local —</b> A revolutionary new stem cell treatment is giving doctors hope of developing a cure for blindness …

Any Study Of 'Gun Violence' Should Include How Guns Save Lives

After the Parkland, Florida shootings, some are calling for more government research into “gun violence.”<p>Currently, the federal government’s Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is restricted by Congress from using tax money to promote gun control (although not from conducting research …

How Thomas Dolby helped create the first polyphonic ringtones

Here's a piece of tech history that was new to me: Apparently Thomas Dolby played a crucial role in the development of the first polyphonic ringtones.<p>…

Dot-com

A Mysterious, 'Loch Ness-Type' Sea Creature Just Washed Up on a Georgia Beach

Say what you will of how lounging by the ocean is serene and calming, let's be real: the ocean is scary as hell. It's filled with all manner of …

Paranormal