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DARPA Unveils Terminator-like Atlas Robot

Posted by on July 15, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
DARPA Unveils Terminator-like Atlas Robot

Say hello to ATLAS, one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built! Atlas looks like a futuristic robot infantryman. It can tackle rough terrain and even climb using its hands and feet. ATLAS can also carry and use tools.

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Hyperloop Super-Fast Travel Would Change the World

Posted by on July 12, 2013 in Technology with 1 Comment
Hyperloop Super-Fast Travel Would Change the World

If you could travel across the United States in only an hour, what would you do and where would you go? Paypal and Tesla founder Elon Musk is proposing a new super-fast travel system called Hyperloop, which would change travel and real estate as we know it forever.

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The 10 Inventions of Nikola Tesla That Changed The World

Posted by on July 10, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
The 10 Inventions of Nikola Tesla That Changed The World

Nikola Tesla is finally beginning to attract real attention and encourage serious debate nearly 70 years after his death. Was he for real? A crackpot? Part of an early experiment in corporate-government control?

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Opening Sequence of Today’s ISS Spacewalk Highlight Video Will Knock Your Space Socks Off

Posted by on July 9, 2013 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Opening Sequence of Today’s ISS Spacewalk Highlight Video Will Knock Your Space Socks Off

Want a “you are there” view of today’s EVA that took place outside the International Space Station? Take a look at this great video of astronaut Chris Cassidy

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Human Head Transplants? Italian Scientists Says It’s Possible

Posted by on July 3, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Human Head Transplants? Italian Scientists Says It’s Possible

In what sounds like a science-fiction novel come to life – “Frankenstein,” maybe? – an Italian scientist says he is close to being able to transplant one person’s head to another human body.

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Tesla Motors ‘We The People’ Petition Receives Over 100k Signatures, Demands White House Response

Posted by on July 3, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Tesla Motors ‘We The People’ Petition Receives Over 100k Signatures, Demands White House Response

A White House petition in support of Tesla Motors has received more than 100,000 signatures, overcoming the system’s threshold and demanding a response from President Obama’s administration.

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Is Anything Stopping a Truly Massive Build-Out of Desert Solar Power?

Posted by on July 1, 2013 in Technology with 1 Comment
Is Anything Stopping a Truly Massive Build-Out of Desert Solar Power?

Engineers and industry agree that although challenges abound in utility-scale solar in the sunniest places on Earth, we have the technology to go big in the desert

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PayPal Looks to Conquer Space (Payments)

Posted by on June 27, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
PayPal Looks to Conquer Space (Payments)

PayPal wants to explore space – or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth’s realm once space travel and tourism take off.

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Nikola Tesla: Calling All Freethinkers! Part Two

Posted by on June 24, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Nikola Tesla: Calling All Freethinkers! Part Two

Had humanity been allowed to pursue Nikola Tesla’s Aether technology as Tesla envisioned, we might not be on the brink of martial law in America, and WWIII wouldn’t be breathing down our necks. The Power Status Quo (PSQ) are very heavy breathers with death on their breath.

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Anger Mounts After Facebook’s ‘Shadow Profiles’ Leak in Bug

Posted by on June 23, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Anger Mounts After Facebook’s ‘Shadow Profiles’ Leak in Bug

Friday Facebook announced the fix of a bug it said inadvertently exposed the private information of over six million users when Facebook’s previously unknown shadow profiles accidentally merged with user accounts in data history record requests.

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Researchers Are Developing a System to Let Whistleblowers Securely Leak Data Via Web Browsers

Posted by on June 23, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Researchers Are Developing a System to Let Whistleblowers Securely Leak Data Via Web Browsers

AdLeaks is a system that is being designed to minimize the footprint of leaking information online in order to avoid the gaze of wide-reaching, international monitoring systems —

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House GOP: Don’t Grab an Asteroid — Let’s Put Bases on Moon and Mars

Posted by on June 19, 2013 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
House GOP: Don’t Grab an Asteroid — Let’s Put Bases on Moon and Mars

House Republican leaders want to push for outposts on the moon and Mars — and they want to push NASA’s plan to snare an asteroid into the dustbin, according to a discussion draft of their space spending plan.

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Electrofuels: Charged Microbes May “Poop Out” a Gasoline Alternative

Posted by on June 18, 2013 in Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Electrofuels: Charged Microbes May “Poop Out” a Gasoline Alternative

What if you could make biofuels without using plants? Or oil without extracting anything from the ground? Instead of relying on corn, sugar cane, or other plants to collect the sun’s energy, electrofuels researchers use microorganisms.

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Supreme Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

Posted by on June 14, 2013 in Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

On Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Myriad Genetics cannot patent something that nature created: human genes. The genetics company claimed that they revealed the gene that is tied to breast and ovarian cancer, but the Supreme Court claims if someone manipulates or creates a gene only then can a company call it their own.

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Internet Anonymity is the Height of Chic

Posted by on June 13, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Internet Anonymity is the Height of Chic

In this age of information overload, internet exhibitionism and NSA snooping, is it possible to make yourself unGoogleable? And does it earn you added credibility, as fashion designer Phoebe Philo and bands such as !!! suggest?

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