Your Gadgets Are Gross: The Best Tools for Spring Cleaning Electronics
The Wall Street Journal | 15 April 2014
Making your tech sparkle means more than just grabbing whatever is in the cleaning closet…

Scientists Make First Embryo Clones From Adults
The Wall Street Journal | 17 April 2014
Advancement Could Lead to Treatment for Alzheimer’s, Heart Disease…

The Structure Sensor
Structure
Your mobile device can already see the world. Now, it can understand the world…

‘Zero Knowledge Privacy’: NSA-Proof Email Service Goes Online
RT | 17 April 2014
A new email service that protects its users from the prying eyes…

Birth of ‘New Saturn Moon’ Witnessed
BBC News | 16 April 2014
Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn…

Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, UN Says
Bloomberg | 13 April 2014
The world needs to triple the energy it gets from renewables…

Artificial Blood ‘Will be Manufactured in Factories’
The Telegraph | 14 April 2014
Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans…

HEARTBLEED Bug Not The Only Thing To Worry About

YouTube | 12 April 2014
Internet security pioneer John McAfee joins the show to break…

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Hidden Miracles of the Natural World
TED | March 2014
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye…

Meet the Jumping, Bionic Kangaroo Robot
Bloomberg | 08 April 2014
Hannover Messe in Germany is the world’s biggest industrial fair…

Cheap 3D Printer Raises $1 Million on Kickstarter in Just One Day
BGR.com | 08 April 2014
Micro, an unusually sleek 3D printer, is about to hit $1 million in funding on Kickstarter just a day after it started raising funds…

Seven Volcanoes In Six Different Countries All Start Erupting Within Hours Of Each Other
Climate Viewer News | 04 April 2014
A new island has appeared in the Pacific…

The Future of Public Transport? Map Reveals How the Entire WORLD Could be Connected Using a Global Underground Network
The Daily Mail | 07 April 2014
Some train journeys feel like they take forever…

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Verizon Accused of Tearing out Copper Telephone Lines to Force FiOS and Wireless on Customers
Extreme Tech | 24 March 2014
Verizon has come under fire in the past for attempting to shove consumers off of copper wire…

What is Mesh Networking, and Why Apple’s Adoption in iOS 7 Could Change the World
Extreme Tech | 24 March 2014
With iOS 7, Apple snuck in a very interesting feature that has mostly gone unnoticed…

X-37B: The Air Force’s Mysterious Space Plane
Space.com | 28 March 2014
The U.S. Air Force’s unmanned X-37B space plane has flown three clandestine missions to date…

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3D-Printed Skull Replacement Transplant a World First for Netherlands Patient
International Business Times | 26 March 2014
A 22-year-old woman has received the world’s first full 3D-printed skull replacement transplant in a 23-hour operation at University Medical Center Utrecht…

Humanity’s Open-Source Automated Precision Farming Machine
Farmbot
Grow a community that produces free and open-source hardware plans, software, data, and documentation enabling everyone to build and operate a farming machine…

Russian Officials Switch from iPads to Samsung Over Security Concerns
The Guardian | 26 March 2014
Telecoms minister says new Samsung tablets are specially protected to work with confidential information…

Space Station Arrival Delayed for US-Russian Crew
AP | 26 March 2014
A software glitch on a Russian spacecraft heading to the International Space Station has delayed the arrival of three astronauts…

The Brutal Ageism of Tech
New Republic | 23 March 2014
Years of experience, plenty of talent, completely obsolete?

You’re Trying To Sell A Drug House
The Market Ticker | 25 March 2014
You know this is where they’re going, right?

FDA Considers Approval of Genetically Modified Babies
Natural News | 24 March 2014
As mainstream society inches increasingly further away from the natural order of things…

Forget GMOs, Scientists are Creating Bionic Plants
Earth Heal | 20 March 2014
Call it the rise of the nanobionic super-plants: Researchers at MIT are giving plants super powers…

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Lockheed Martin Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Robotics for Space Exploration
Lockheed Martin | 11 March 2014
In a breakthrough that will help make it possible for astronauts and robots to work together in deep space…

The Plug-and-Play Brain
The Wall Street Journal | 14 March 2014
How soon can we expect to see brain implants for perfect memory, enhanced vision, hypernormal focus or an expert golf swing?

Space Ripples Reveal Big Bang’s Smoking Gun
The New York Times | 17 March 2014
One night late in 1979, an itinerant young physicist named Alan Guth…

Feds Want to Track Your DNA Like a License Plate
WND | 02 February 2014
The federal government doesn’t just want the ability to track down your car…

163 Erigone
Wikipedia
163 Erigone is an asteroid from the asteroid belt and the namesake of the Erigone family of asteroids…

Father of the Web Meets a Robot Edward Snowden, Calls Him a Hero
Wired | 18 March 2013
Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance at TED today…

Reddit Working on the Mystery of Malaysia 370
Reddit | 18 March 2013
Discussion/analysis of Malaysia 370…

After Recent Ruling, America’s Commercial Drone Pilots Come Out of the Shadows
The Wired | 10 March 2013
It’s blue skies for U.S. drone entrepreneurs!

US Government to Relinquish Control of Internet Address System
The Telegraph | 17 March 2013
The US Commerce Department will hand over control of the Internet’s domain name system to a ‘multi-stakeholder’ community…

Wireless Electricity May Soon Power Cell Phones, Cars and Even Heart Pumps
Yahoo! News | 15 March 2013
In a few years, you may never have to worry about manually charging your cell phone or paying for gasoline again…

Earth Has a Secret Reservoir of Water, Scientists Say
Bloomberg View | 14 March 2013
One hundred and fifty years ago, in Journey to the Centre of the Earth, French science-fiction forerunner Jules Verne pictured a vast sea that lay deep under our planet’s surface…

Russian Startup May Give Apple a Brutal Workout
Bloomberg View | 14 March 2013
It’s a bad time to be Russian: The country is moving fast toward pariah status…

3D Printing & the Reinvention of Production

YouTube | 13 March 2013

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Snowden to Young Techs: ‘Save the Internet’
Uncommon Wisdom Daily | 10 March 2013
Today NSA whistleblower (or leaker) Edward Snowden gave his first live video interview…

Futuristic Moon Elevator Idea Takes Aim at Lunar Lifts
Yahoo! News | 11 March 2013
An elevator to the moon might not be as crazy as it sounds…

CUPID Drone to ‘Shock the World’ with 80,000 Volt Stun Gun
RT | 08 March 2013
A Texas film has revealed an app controlled security drone that can zap intruders with an 80,000 volt taser dart…

Autonomous Taxis: Why You May Never Own a Self-Driving Car
ExtremeTech | 04 March 2013
As the once unimaginable self-driving car moves closer to becoming a reality…

Mysterious New Man-Made Gases Pose Threat to Ozone Layer
BBC News | 09 March 2013
Scientists have identified four new man-made gases that are contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer…

Great Walls of America ‘Could Stop Tornadoes’
BBC News | 07 March 2013
Building three “Great Walls” across Tornado Alley in the US could eliminate the disasters, a physicist says…

Fracking for Geothermal Heat Instead of Gas
MIT Technology Review | 21 October 2013
AltaRock has figured out how to use fracking to get more heat out of a geothermal well…

Batteries May Vie With U.S. Oil Boom as Energy Changer
Bloomberg | 06 March 2014
The rapid development of rooftop solar and battery storage technology could be as…

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China to Test Cutting-Edge Anti-Smog Drone
RT | 06 March 2014
Government agencies in China are set to test a new aerial drone to tackle their overwhelming air pollution…

Atlantic Oil Drilling Using Seismic Airgun May Wipe Out Endangered Right Whales
Tech Times | 01 March 2014
Oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean may drive North Atlantic right whales to extinction, warn environmentalists…

Boxing Clever
The Economist | 01 March 2014
Engineers are trying to upgrade the humble shipping container…

Russia to Launch 3 Lunar Rovers From 2016 to 2019
RT | 05 March 2014
Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, will send three automated rovers to the moon from 2016 to 2019…

NASA Unveils the Plan for Future Space Activity
Giza Death Star | 28 February 2014
Ms. P.H. and others of you who are regular readers here…

Another Thing to Make You Go Hmmmm: Back to the Giza Death Star Destroyed and Hieronymous Machines and Pencil-Drawn Sensors That are Sensors
Giza Death Star | 03 March 2014
K.M. sent me this article from “our friends at phys.org” and when I saw its contents I was…

First Mass-Produced Hydrogen Cars Roll Out
Popular Science | 05 March 2014
They produce only water as exhaust…

The New Market Space: Billionaire Investors Look Beyond Earth
FT | 28 February 2014
If suborbital travel takes off, it could cut the journey time from London to Sydney to just a couple of hours…

A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For Five Years Nonstop
Popular Science | 03 March 2014
Titan Aerospace will test a drone that could track hurricanes, spot pirates, and more…

Stephen Wolfram’s Introduction to the Wolfram Language
YouTube | 24 February 2014
Stephen Wolfram introduces the Wolfram Language in this video that shows how the symbolic programming…

A Waterwheel That Picks Up Floating Trash
Popular Science | 28 February 2014
This spring, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will become home to the first permanent waterwheel-powered trash interceptor…

WTHR_The Risk Inside Your Credit Card

YouTube | 09 March 2011
News on Electronic Pickpocketing…

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North American Scientists Track Incoming Fukushima Plume
BBC News | 25 February 2014
The likely scale of the radioactive plume of water from Fukushima due to hit the west coast of North America should be known in the next two months…

NASA has Discovered 715 New Worlds
Space Industry News | 26 February 2014
NASA’s Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets…

‘Magic Formula of Physics Moves Every Kind of Animal on Earth’
Cryptogon | 25 February 2014
A magic formula of physics is propelling animals across the planet…

Japanese Company Proposes to Build Solar Power Cells on the Moon to Provide Clean Energy to Earth.
Harnessing the sun’s power is nothing new on Earth…

Cisco Gains Traction In The Connected Road Race
Fast Company | 20 February 2014
Tech giant Cisco thinks there’s something to all this talk of ”smart cities”…

Google Launches Project Tango Smartphone To Experiment With Computer Vision And 3D Sensors
TechCrunch | 20 February 2014
Google today announced Project Tango, an Android-based prototype 5″ phone and developer kit…

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Walks Again With a 3D Printed Exoskeleton
Gizmodo | 22 February 2014
In 1992, Amanda Boxtel suffered a vicious skiing accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down…

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Fusion Breakthrough Reported…And a Look Back
Giza Death Star | 19 February 2014
This one was sent to me by many of you, and it is one of those stories that requires being mentioned…

World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in California. Is It the Future, or a Dead End?
Future Tense | 13 February 2014
Sprawling across 3,500 acres of the Mojave Desert is a system of gleaming mirrors…

Google Partnering With Foxconn to Test Industrial Robots
SingularityHUB | 16 February 2014
Perhaps in hindsight we all should have seen Google’s turn to robotics coming when…

Gene Therapy Ingenious
The Economist | 06 February 2014
Fixing a body’s broken genes is becoming possible…

What Wi-Fi’s Popularity Means for Cell Phone Carriers
Bloomberg | 02 January 2014
David Morken holds a Moto X smartphone out for inspection…

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V2V: What are Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications and How Do They Work?
Extreme Tech | 06 February 2014
Vehicle-to-vehicle communications moved one step closer to reality…

Why Traffic To These Google Alternatives Is Soaring
Forbes | 10 February 2014
What you look for on the Internet reveals a lot about you…

Map: Water Competition for Shale Development in North America
Ceres
Click on the map below and zoom in to identify hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells…

From Ballet Shoes to Human Tissue, Printing Ideas into 3-D Reality

PBS Newshour | 12 February 2014
With the push of a button – plus a lot of design work and hours of waiting…

DDoS Attack Hits 400 Gbit/s, Breaks Record
Informationweek | 11 February 2014
A distributed denial-of-service NTP reflection attack was reportedly 33% bigger than last year’s attack against Spamhaus…

This Pill Camera Just Got Approved By The FDA To Look At Your Colon
Telegraph | 10 February 2014
U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen patients who have trouble with colonoscopies…

A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics
Quanta Magazine | 17 September 2013
Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations…

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