Surveillance Reform Theater
Dissident Voice | 19 October 2014
Why would the Director of the FBI knowingly advocate a strategy which is…

US, Japan to Bolster Space Cooperation over Chinese Threat
RT | 22 October 2014
The space surveillance functions will be conducted by a special unit…

Partial Sunset Eclipse Thursday Evening
Shadow & Substance | October 2014
A partial eclipse of the sun will occur on October 23, 2014 which can be seen from…

Protect Yourself from RFID: Frightening Tracking Tech
eHow | 20 October 2014
It’s not easy to avoid RFID, since tags can be…

Updated: Are Old Secrets Behind Lockheed’s New Fusion Machine?
ScienceMag | 17 October 2014
Being able to build such a small and presumably cheap reactor would be world-changing…

Bitcoin Services Forced to Spy on Users?
Electronic Frontier Foundation | 2014
The State of New York has proposed BitLicense, a sprawling regulatory…

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Wind Blows Away Fossil Power in The Nordics, The Baltics Next
Reuters | 15 October 2014
Adding further wind power capacity at current market conditions could lead to power prices dropping…

9 Military Technologies That Will Soon Change the Face of War
Kiplinger | June 2014
Most are just a few years away…

Giant Battery Unit Aims at Wind Storage Holy Grail
Bloomberg | 14 October 2014
Cost-effective storage for wind and solar energy is the industry’s “Holy Grail”…

Lockheed Claims Breakthrough on Fusion Energy
Scientific America | 15 October 2014
Initial work demonstrated the feasibility of building a 100-megawatt reactor…

Russia Develops Hybrid Fusion-fission Rreactor, Offers China Role
RT | 15 October 2014
So far no industrial-scale design managed to produce more energy than it consumes…

Open for Discussion: Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake from TEDxWhitechapel
TedBlog | 14 March 2013
Graham Hancock’s and Rupert Sheldrake’s talks from TEDxWhitechapel should be removed…

NASA Braces For Comet’s Close Encounter with Mars
Huffington Post | 13 October 2014
A comet will give Mars a close shave on Sunday, Oct. 19, and NASA…

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Getting to Mars Will Ensure the Survival of Our Species
Daily Mail | 10 October 2014
It lost the magnetic field that protected it…

Russians May Land on the Moon by End of Next Decade
TASS | 10 October 2014
Russia will need the European Soft Landing System…

WebGL Water Simulation
YouTube | 15 August 2011
A realtime pool of water rendered using WebGL with reflection, refraction, caustics, and ambient occlusion.

WebGL Water Simulation (Graphics card and updated drivers required)
Made by Evan | 15 August 2011
The water heightfield is simulated using a floating-point texture…

Manned Flight to Mars Possible after 2035, says Russian Cosmonaut
TASS | 08 October 2014
“There is water on the Moon, and there is Helium-3, which is better than any other energy source existing on the Earth,”…

NASA Is Considering Deep Sleep for Human Mars Mission
WSJ | 08 October 2014
A NASA-backed study is exploring an innovative way to bring humans to Mars…


DJI Feats: Eruption at Bardabunga Volcano

YouTube| 07 October 2014
DJI’s first video in a series called “DJI Feats” takes you to the remote wilderness…

Interactive Map of Active Volcanoes and Recent Earthquakes World-wide
Volcano Discovery | 09 October 2014
Volcanoes of the world…

‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse To Be Visible Throughout U.S.
NPR | 07 October 2014
This week’s event will be another “blood moon” because.. the reflected light off the lunar surface first passes through Earth’s atmosphere…

Adobe’s e-book Reader Sends Your Reading Logs Back to Adobe—in Plain Text
ARS | 07 October 2014
Digital Editions even tracks which pages you’ve read…

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores its Own Power
Ohio State University | 03 October 2014
The world’s first solar battery…

Manifesto for a Post-Materialist Science
Open Sciences Org | 2014
The shift from materialist science to post-materialist science may be of vital…

International Summit on Post-Materialist Science, Spirituality, and Society: Summary Report
Open Sciences Org | 2014
Together we can build a new paradigm that embraces our wholeness…

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Q&A: Experts Warn of Bash Bug, What are the Risks?
The Denver Post | 29 September 2014
Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw…

Solar May Become Largest Global Power Source by 2050
Bloomberg | 29 September 2014
Solar power might become the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050 as falling costs boost installations…

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This Device Lets Fully Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, and Human Trials Are Planned
Motherboard | 24 September 2014
In the past few years, there have been some pretty impressive breakthroughs for those suffering from partial paralysis…

Swiss Pilots to Fly Solar Plane Around World
The New York Times | 25 September 2014
Last year, two Swiss pilots became the first to fly across the United States…

India Beats China to Mars Orbit at 11% Cost of U.S. Probe
Bloomberg | 24 September 2014
A $74 million Indian spacecraft entered orbit around Mars today…

Japanese Firm to Build Space Elevator by 2050
CNBC | 22 September 2014
Japanese construction firm Obayashi says it will have an elevator to space in operation by 2050…

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On/Off Switch for Aging Cells Discovered
FARS | 22 September 2014
Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered an on-and-off “switch” in cells that may hold the key to healthy aging…

Scientists Have “Hacked” Photosynthesis, and It Could Help Them Ppeed Up Food Production
Science Alert | 22 September 2014
An enzyme found in algae can make plants convert carbon dioxide into sugar more efficiently…

NASA Spacecraft Enters Martian Orbit in Rearch of Lost Water
RT | 22 September 2014
NASA’s Maven spacecraft has arrived into Martian orbit after a 10-month journey from Earth…

Boeing, SpaceX Win Contracts to Build ‘Space Taxis’ for NASA
Reuters | 16 September 2014
NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated “space taxis”…

Microsoft’s Minecraft Deal Shows its New CEO is Paying Attention
Quartz | 15 September 2014
It’s official: Microsoft is buying Mojang, the studio behind the massive cloud gaming hit Minecraft, for $2.5 billion…

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Solar Storm Heading for Earth
USA Today | 11 September 2014
A “strong” solar flare that launched off the sun Wednesday afternoon could cause some fluctuations…

Pelé Unveils Unique Football Pitch Where Players’ Energy Produces Electricity
The Telegraph | 11 September 2014
Brazillian football legend launches a revolutionary artificial pitch that converts players’ energy into electricty to power Rio de Janeiro favela…

U.S. Man 3D Prints Mini Castle, Sets Sights on Printing Livable House
CTV News | 03 September 2014
People have used 3D printers to print everything from medical devices to guns…

Higgs Boson Could Spell the End of the Universe – Stephen Hawking
RT | 08 September 2014
Higgs’ elementary particle underpins existence in our universe might become unstable…

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Android Security Mystery – ‘Fake’ Cellphone Towers Found in U.S.
We Live Security | 28 August 2014
Seventeen mysterious cellphone towers have been found in America which look like ordinary towers…

The Transhumanist Scrapbook: MIT and Selective Gene Repair: Explicit Benefits, and Implicit Dangers
Giza Death Star | 03 September 2014
There’s been another important development in the “quadrangle” of GRIN technologies…

Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis
Wired | 25 August 2014
Though galaxies look larger than atoms and elephants appear to outweigh ants…

Robot Bartenders, Bumper Cars to Set Sail on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas
Daily News | 28 August 2014
The massive cruise ship, which will embark on its maiden voyage in November…

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Robot Olympics Planned for 2020 Powered by Japan’s ‘Robot Revolution’
Singularity Hub | 02 August 2014
Japan likes robots. And while some Americans raised on a confusing sci-fi diet…

Robotic Bees Designed to Pollinate Crops Making Significant Strides
Singularity Hub | 06 August 2014
In Harvard researcher Robert Wood’s lab, a robot the size of a quarter lifts off the ground, its wings a blur…

Burger Robot Poised to Disrupt Fast Food Industry
Singularity Hub | 10 August 2014
I saw the future of work in a San Francisco garage two years ago…

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Space Salad Glows Purple in a Greenhouse Made For Mars
New Scientist | 05 August 2014
Would-Be Mars colonist and space-flight entrepreneur Elon Musk often jokes that he wants “to die on Mars, but not on impact”…

European Spacecraft Rosetta Makes Contact With Comet After 10-Year Chase
Telegraph | 06 August 2014
Probe to orbit comet for first time ever after 3.7 billion-mile game of ‘cosmic billiards'; scientists hope to learn more about origins of stars, comets and planets…

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