Helium-4 superfluid is a fascinating substance. With properties that seemingly defy normal physics, it leaks straight through glass, bubbles up out of containers, flows around objects and even climbs up walls.
Although camera-equipped drones have opened up all sorts of film-making possibilities, trying to simultaneously control the aircraft and the camera movements can definitely be challenging.
Scientists at Duke University have pinpointed a regulator of gene activity that could lend insight into why we're so different from chimpanzees despite having a near-identical genetic makeup (94 per cent of our DNA is the same).
When an Aston Martin promises "extreme performance," it's time to get out of the way. After weeks of teasing, the company is lifting the lid on the Aston Martin Vulcan; its new track-only V12 supercar.
Illegal Detention by Chicago Police Without Charges; Beatings and Death
IMF Calling the Shots? Colonel Cassad reports It Takes 44 Hryvnia to Buy a Dollar in Mariupol.
With all the email, texts, tweets, and status updates of modern life, people have never been more prolific writers.
Furniture designer James Shaw thinks consumers have an attitude problem about plastic.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden didn't mince words during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Monday when he said the NSA and the British spy agency GCHQ had "screwed all of us" when it hacked into the Dutch firm Gemalto to steal cryptographic
Deal Would Be in Return for Progress in Palestinian Peace Talks
Harvesting honey has been a sticky, messy job that's changed very little from the earliest days of beekeeping.
Former Marine Eddie Ray Routh shot to death famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a Texas shooting range in February 2013.
No matter how many times the big banks are caught red-handed manipulating precious metals, some failed former Deutsche Bank prop-trader (you know who you are) will take a vociferous stand based on
Mattel's latest high-tech Barbie doll will bring the "internet of things" right into your child's playpen.
It has not been revealed whether the lives of the girls, who were aged nine and ten at the time of the assault, are in danger but police said the potential threats were taken seriously.
"... not only do police officers sometimes commit crimes, but often times those criminal cops then benefit from a chain of command and prosecutors who conspire against their victims to cover up their crimes."
A civic hacker has made that data available to app developers by doing what the MTA claimed would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to complete--simply tapping into websites that the agency has already built.
The then-head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Guangzhou, the capital of southern China's Guangdong Province, was due to take part in a high-profile meeting at the provincial government building. Waiting for him outside were his subordinates
"Then, he pressed two buttons to shut down cabin pressurization. Within a few seconds, the hijacker would have passed out. But if that was the captain's plan, something went wrong. On this plane, either pilot can use the autopilot in the FLITCH (
Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box official launch video
The past year has been a mixed bag for the commercial space industry, with successful launches from the likes of SpaceX, but also a few mishaps, including a tragic Virgin Galactic crash that claimed the life of one pilot.
"It is the greatest truth of our age: information is not knowledge." ??" Caleb Carr
Oil prices dumped (last night's major 8.9 million barrel inventory build from API), pumped (the Saudi minister claiming "demand is growing" -
The concept is designed to be part energy icon, part tourist attraction and part residential building.
There has been plenty of opposition to London's proposed Garden Bridge based on its design, location and management.
Ambassador Jack Matlock made an important speech at the National Press Club on February 11. Matlock served as US ambassador to the Soviet Union during 1987-91.
We recently reported on the Custom 30 Foot House by Colorado's Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses, a towable dwelling that's on the larger side for such homes, at 9.1 m (30 ft) long. For those who like their tiny homes supersized, the firm recently followed-
Meter Maid Called In
US Radar System Falls Into Rebel Hands?
Actual Black Market Rates; Poroshenko Gives "Ultimatum" to Central Bank to Fix Exchange Rate
Shocked politicians and rights groups call for inquiries into Homan Square Rahm Emanuel faces questions as top supporters examine 'outrageous' abuse
Until last summer, pretty much anyone buying or selling sex in the San Francisco Bay Area used myRedBook.com.
Though it is good to know that even mainstream media feels compelled to listen to Lew Rockwell podcasts, trouble started yesterday with BuzzFeed reporter Andrew Kaczynski.....
The US patent system is a mess. One way to fix it is to abolish software patents.
Portrayals of the Iraq War look a little different from Iraq.
Samsung admits its TVs might spy on you, warns against carrying out sensitive conversations
Update Feb 18, 2015: Matthew posted an update on the Phase II cryptanalysis today
Florida law enforcement have been using stingrays thousands of times since at least 2007 to investigate crimes as small as a 911 hangup. They also seemingly obliquely refer to stingrays in police reports as "electronic surveillance measures,"
The law the Obama administration cites to allow bulk telephone metadata collection expires June 1, and the FBI has begun lobbying to keep Section 215 of the Patriot Act from expiring. Bad guys "going dark" using encryption,
Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate and House this week. The US central bank is doing a great job, she told them. Dr. Paul and co-host Daniel McAdams break it down, with special guest (and former Congressional colleague) Paul-Martin Fo
This goes beyond shocking. Sure, in some warped romantic spy-novel sort of way, we've come to expect such places for foreign terrorists to be tortured and held away from prying eyes, but not here, not on American soil, not in Chicago.
Between 2015 and 2017, the Pentagon will have the ability to decipher human voices in surveillance audio even if background noise makes the covertly recorded conversations inaudible.
Edward Snowden released slides recently from an allegedly classified Powerpoint presentation to German newspaper Der Spiegel. The documents show that 50 terabytes of classified F-35 Joint Strike Fighter information was stolen from the U.S. government
He calculated that our brains will categorize experiences and our reactions to them along with applicable actions in a file within the subconscious. Thus by natural extension, depression or non acceptable behavior is merely a case of a given file go
About Endless Food Systems....
Another quarter of leaks of ubiquitous US espionage in every corner of the world, and sure enough we get another quarter of China just saying no to spending any more money on companies...
Riddle me this, Batman. I don't think I get it, and I definitely don't get why nobody is asking any questions.
Yesterday we summarized the most recent economic, political and social situation in Ukraine as follows: