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Alien Technology discovered in Belgium

Belgium

First Asteroid With Rings Discovered

Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore.<p>Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.<p><b>But until now it seemed that only giant planets had the gravity to hold on to the billions of</b> …

Astronomy

Distant new world may point to undiscovered planets in solar system

Today’s discovery of dwarf planet 2012 VP113 suggests that many planet-sized worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto, maybe even a giant ‘Super Earth’<p>We learned today that our solar system is larger than we had previously known. A newly discovered, extremely distant dwarf planet with the …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

Astronomy

Scientists Unveil New ‘Atlas’ for Navigating Human Genome

LONDON — Scientists have built the clearest picture yet of how human genes are regulated in the vast array of cell types in the body — work that should help researchers target genes linked to disease.<p>In the journal Nature, an international consortium described how they mapped a network of switches, …

Genetics

Associated Press News

Obama's Team Shuns U.N. Human Rights Council Drone Talks

The United States apparently wants nothing to do with a United Nations Human Rights Council discussion on whether the country's drone strikes may …

Target Hack to Hit the Big Screen in Sony Movie Deal

Cybercriminals! SWAT teams! Twelve-gauge shotguns! The life of the cybersecurity blogger who exposed the major Target data breach in December has all the makings of a thriller — and that's exactly what Sony Pictures plans to develop.<p>Sony has bought the rights to an article about the blogger, Brian …

Cybersecurity

Google encrypts Gmail between data centers to keep the NSA out of your inbox

Google just announced that as of today, Gmail is more secure than ever before. And the company isn't hiding the fact that it's actively trying to stop the government from spying on your email activity. Google says that Gmail will now use a secure HTTPS connection whenever you check or send email, …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba Thinks This Is the Next WhatsApp

Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet giant that already has businesses similar to Amazon, eBay and PayPal, wants a piece of the messaging space too. …

Report: NSA can replay, retrieve foreign calls

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency faces new scrutiny after a published report that it has the capability of recording and retrieving 100% of phone calls in foreign countries.<p>The program, which is called MYSTIC, "reached full capacity against the first target nation in 2011. Planning …

How Quickly Crimea Is Becoming Russia, in Photos

The latest de­vel­op­ments in the Ukraine crisis have come at light­ning speed.<p>Few­er than 48 hours passed between Crimea’s vote to se­cede from …

Russia

Insider claims to reveal iPhone 6 specs

Even though the iPhone 6 is still months away from launch, potential specs for the device have been detailed in a new series of tweets, which may …

Mobile Technology

America Has a Black-Market Problem, Not a Drug Problem

The head of the military's Southern Command wants more money to fight a losing battle.<p>General John F. Kelly, the head of the U.S. Southern Command, testified last week before the Senate Armed Services Committee, where he argued, as generals tend to do, that he has inadequate resources to fulfill …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

The Future

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Taj Mahal

Courtney Love Thinks She May Have Found Missing Malaysian Plane

Hole frontwoman posts theory on Flight 370<p>As the world continues to be puzzled and enthralled by the location and disappearance of Malaysia Airlines …

Airplanes
Investing

‘Smoking Gun’ Reveals How the Inflationary Big Bang Happened

New findings show that the universe underwent a burst of inflation that was seemingly faster than the speed of light in the first instant of its existence, throwing off a storm of exotic gravitational waves in the process.<p>The evidence comes from the BICEP2 experiment at the South Pole, which …

Physics

Everybody loses in ping pong match between robot and man

When robot maker Kuka announced that it would be pitting its Agilus robot against table tennis star Timo Boll last month, we expected a fair fight. Conditioned professional human athlete against a cold, merciless, bright orange mechanical arm on a small wooden field, both wielding the same …

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

In a rare public talk via the Web, fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged a tech conference audience Monday to help "fix" the U.S. government's surveillance of its citizens.<p>He spoke via teleconference from Russia to an audience of thousands at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in …